New York is going crazy over Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin.
Check out this time-lapsed video of a mural of Lin being painted on a wall at the corner 2nd Street at Avenue A in New York City.
ANIMALNewYork commissioned artist TATS Cru and his team to create the mural.
For the first time, NBA Commissioner David Stern is firing back at HBO’s Bryant Gumbel over slavery comments Gumbel made about him during the NBA lockout.
Last October on HBO’s Real Sports, Gumbel called Stern “some kind of modern plantation overseer” who treats the players like they were “his boys” and "hired hands.”
In a taped interview for Costas Tonight airing...
You can actually buy a set of playing cards featuring Penn State football heroes including accused pedophile and former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
USA Today reports that The Family Clothesline store in State College is selling the playing cards. They’re now on sale for $5. The very first card in the deck features Jerry Sandusky.
The playing card reads...
WHAT'S SO DARN FUNNY?
Check out the video.
Even through the Vancouver Canucks lost to the Dallas Stars, Canucks coach Alain Vigneault couldn’t stop laughing during part of Sunday’s game.
He was cracking up so badly that he had to cover his face with his lineup card. Apparently, Stars’ forward Vernon Fiddler did an impression of Kevin Bieksa’s angry face. Bieska plays for the Canucks.
Surprised? Neither are we. According to Nielsen, Jeremy Lin is currently the most marketable player in the NBA, even beating out LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.
With the NBA’s March 15 trade deadline approaching, it’s looking more and more like Dwight Howard will remain with the Orlando Magic this season.
Howard asked for a trade from the Magic during the offseason. The team gave the OK for Howard’s representatives to negotiate with three teams: the New Jersey Nets, Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks.
Talks stopped at the beginning...
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay took to Twitter on Saturday to dispel rumors that he and quarterback Peyton Manning aren’t meeting face-to-face.
The Colts owe Manning a $28 million option bonus on March 8. That bonus activates the final four seasons of the five-year, $90 million contract that Manning signed last year.
Manning would become an unrestricted free agent if Irsay...
The University of Oregon athletic department admits that its football program violated NCAA recruiting rules over the last four years, according to the Register-Guard.
The school released documents to news organizations Friday as part of a public records request.
The Ducks acknowledged the use of three scouting services in ways that violated NCAA rules. The school also admitted...
IT'S AUTOGRAPHED, YOU SEE
After 36 bidders attempted to procure the prized piece of cardboard, someone finally won the eBay auction for Jeremy Lin's autographed rookie card for the tidy sum of $21,580.
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder and National League MVP Ryan Braun won his appeal of a drug test and he will not be suspended.
Braun may be the first player to successfully appeal a drug suspension under Major League Baseball's policy.
"I am very pleased and relieved by today's decision,” said Braun. “It is the first step in restoring my good name and reputation....
LUCKY TO BE ALIVE
Red Sox relief pitcher Bobby Jenks details his harrowing ordeal which involved two spinal surgeries (one emergency) in less than three weeks last December.
Former NBA player Javaris Crittenton, who is currently out on bond on murder charges, was released from jail near Atlanta after being arrested on speeding and obstruction charges.
Crittenton was arrested after driving a black Porsche more than 60 mph in a 45 mph zone.
Police say Crittenton refused to get out of his Porsche when he was ordered to do so and he refused to sign the speeding ticket.
Former Tampa Bay Rays and Washington Nationals outfielder Elijah Dukes was arrested in Tampa after he tried to eat a plastic bag of marijuana and had a marijuana cigar tucked behind his ear, police said.
The 27-year-old Dukes faces charges of marijuana possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, destroying evidence and driving with a canceled or suspended license.
Milwaukee Brewers reliever Francisco Rodriguez filed a lawsuit against his former agents at the Wasserman Media Group.
"We are going to purse all of our legal options in the immediate future to the fullest extent possible,'' K-Rod’s attorney Richard Johnson said. "As you can see in this lawsuit, there were multiple incidents of concealment.''
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez brings his own food to restaurants in order to watch his diet as he prepares for spring training.
The New York Post reports that A-Rod was spotted at the Mondrian Hotel pool in South Beach Saturday afternoon having lunch with girlfriend Torrie Wilson.
Rodriguez didn’t order from the menu. He’s reportedly following a special high-protein...
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is featured in a new Under Armour TV commercial that will be broadcast starting this week during the NFL Scouting Combine.
It’s called “Cam’s Night Out.” DJ AraabMuzik does the soundtrack and appears in the commercial.
University of Alabama freshman Jack Blakenship a.k.a.,“The Face,” was spotted at the Knicks-Nets game Monday night.
Blakenship was seen wearing a Jeremy Lin jersey.
Blakenship has become a media sensation after he was photographed doing “The Face” while holding up an oversized cardboard cutout of his face during the Alabama vs. Florida basketball game a week ago.
NEVER SAY NEVER
Minnesota Timberwolves rookie point guard Ricky Rubio is apparently a Justin Bieber fan.
Or, maybe teammates Brad Miller and Kevin Love just played a joke on him.
Love tweeted this photo of a Justin Bieber backpack on Rubio’s jersey right before the Timberwolves game Sunday against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Check out the video. Shortly before boxer Dereck Chisora lost the WBC world heavyweight match to Vitali Klitschko, the arrogant Chisora spat water in the face of Klitschko’s brother, Wladimir.
Wladimir Klitschko is the longest reigning heavyweight champion in the history of the IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight championships. So, Chisora was totally disrespectful.
The 12,000 spectators...
Penn State running back Michael Zordich — seen here during a 5:30 a.m. workout — wears a goatee. His long hair is held in place by a bandanna. That’s right, a bandanna.
Now check out this team photo from Joe Paterno’s 2011 Nittany Lions. See the difference?
Bill O’Brien is the new Penn State head coach. Clean-cut is out. Times have changed.
“Kids are kids nowadays...
Here’s an instructional video from University of Alabama freshman Jack Blakenship teaching you how to do “The Face.”
Blakenship believes it’s important to share his five-step process in hopes that others will practice so that they too can deliver their personalized version of “The Face.”
Blakenship has become a media sensation after he was photographed doing “The...
The former Indy driver, who will race full-time in NASCAR in the upcoming season, told reporters that she would prefer to be considered pretty as opposed to sexy, as the latter has "such a negative connotation to it.”
Jeremy Lin’s 85-year-old grandmother, Lin Chu, won’t watch live broadcasts of her grandson.
She watches the New York Knicks star point guard on video or during delayed broadcasts — after she’s been told the outcome.
The reason: she said she needs to limit stress.
In fact, Lin’s father has been sending her videos of Jeremy's basketball games for years, but she hasn’t...
Four members of the TCU football team were among 17 individuals arrested following a 6-month police investigation where students were allegedly selling drugs to undercover officers.
Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn’t buying into Lin-sanity and he’s clearly playing the race card.
Look at what he tweeted about New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin:
"Jeremy Lin is a good player but all the hype is because he's Asian. Black players do what he does every night and don't get the same praise."