LATEST STORIES FROM LARRY BROWN SPORTS

Jay Gruden sounds off about anonymous locker room leaks

After two major leaks from the Washington Redskins locker room, coach Jay Gruden is not happy. Gruden told ESPN 980 on Friday that the leaks were annoying and frustrating, and not helpful to the team. “It is very bothersome, and hopefully we address it,” Gruden said, via Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post. [Team president] Bruce [Allen] has been adamant about taking care...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson has great quote about Knicks rebuilding

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson acknowledged that the team has had a bit of a slog to get to the point now where they are being viewed as potentially competitive. The Knicks are 49-115 since Jackson took over as team president, and he admits that they had to take their lumps to get where they are now. “Fiscally, I’ve been very responsible as a president,” Jackson said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Report: Garoppolo 'making progress,' could be ready Week 4

The New England Patriots are running out of options at quarterback with Tom Brady suspended and both Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett hurt. Fortunately, both of their backup quarterbacks have a chance to be healthy in time for next weekend’s game against the Buffalo Bills. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Sunday that Garoppolo is “definitely making progress” with his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lions fear Ameer Abdullah out for the season

The Detroit Lions may be without their starting running back for the rest of the season. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the team believes Abdullah will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ligament in his left foot. While Abdullah would have been able to return after missing eight games and the belief had been that he would be back before the season ended, the team...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Norman shadowing Beckham because of what Cruz said?

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman is finally expected to shadow the opposing team’s best receiver on Sunday, and it sounds like we can thank Victor Cruz for that. After mainly sticking to one side of the field in the first two games of the season, Norman is reportedly set to follow Odell Beckham Jr. all around the field. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Cruz...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez was apparently about to become a father

The sports world received horrible news on Sunday morning when word surfaced that Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has died. Making the matter more tragic, it appears the 24-year-old was about to become a father. Fernandez, who was reportedly killed in a boating accident, shared a photo on Instagram five days ago that showed a pregnant woman: I'm so glad you came...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has died. Several reporters confirmed on Sunday morning that Fernandez passed away in a boating accident over the weekend. He was 24. Fernandez was arguably the best young pitcher in baseball. The right-hander had compiled a 16-8 record with a 2.86 ERA this season. His career ERA was 2.98. Fernandez was taken with the 11th overall pick in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Some with Vikings think offense could be better without Adrian Peterson

Could the Minnesota Vikings’ offense be more effective without Adrian Peterson? While it sounds insane to say, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that there are some people within the Vikings organization who believe backup running back Jerick McKinnon could give the team a spark. Even before he suffered a knee injury, Peterson was not all that effective — and that dates...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Shaw pays Jim Mora high compliment after game

David Shaw continued his run of dominance against UCLA as his Cardinal came back to beat the Bruins 22-13 on Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Though Shaw has never lost to UCLA since taking over the Stanford job from Jim Harbaugh ahead of the 2011 season, he has the ultimate respect for Bruins head coach Jim Mora. After the game, Shaw was asked about UCLA during his interview...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Big Country Nelson kicks referee Big John McCarthy after fight

Big Country Roy Nelson knocked out Antonio “Big Foot” Silva in the second round of their “UFC Fight Night” battle in Brazil on Saturday, and he ended up delivering an extra blow afterwards. Nelson actually kicked official Big John McCarthy after winning the fight: Nelson explained afterwards that he was upset McCarthy waited so long to stop the fight: Nelson on Big John...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M game wearing Rams hat

Johnny Manziel is back enrolled at Texas A&M, and he's acting like a college student and everything. The former Heisman Trophy winner took in the Aggies' game against Arkansas Saturday at AT&T Stadium. Singer Rich O'Toole even shared this photo of the two of them together: Johnny & I in the suite. #GigemAggies pic.twitter.com/NIdJkusf4p — Rich O'Toole (@RichOToole...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper wears Katie Ledecky swim cap during Nats’ celebration

Bryce Harper gave Katie Ledecky the ultimate nod on Saturday when celebrating the Nationals’ division title. Washington beat Pittsburgh 6-1 while the Mets lost to the Phillies, giving the Nats the NL East. The team celebrated by spraying some bubbly and beer around the clubhouse, and nobody had on a better outfit than Harper. The reigning NL MVP was seen wearing a Katie Ledecky...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly unloads on Notre Dame players after loss to Duke

Brian Kelly was furious with his team after a 38-35 loss to Duke on Saturday and unloaded in his postgame news conference. The Fighting Irish head coach put all of his players on notice, saying every single starter would “be evaluated.” “Every position, all 22 of them, will be evaluated,” Kelly said at his postgame news conference, via ESPN. “Each and every position....
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cam Newton girlfriend Kia Proctor pregnant again

Cam Newton’s girlfriend Kia Proctor appeared to confirm a report saying she is pregnant by posting photos on Instagram Friday that show off what looks like a baby bump. Here are the two photos that Proctor shared on Instagram: A photo posted by Ms. Kia (@_k1a_) on Sep 23, 2016 at 6:50pm PDT A photo posted by Ms. Kia (@_k1a_) on Sep 23, 2016 at 6:46pm PDT There...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Auburn beats LSU after touchdown on last play is wiped out

Auburn was awarded an 18-13 victory over LSU on Saturday after an LSU touchdown on the final play of the game was wiped out, giving Auburn the win. It was a crazy ending, so here's a recap of what happened.  Auburn kicked a field goal with 2:56 left to go up 18-13 on LSU and then kicked off to give their opponents the ball. LSU managed a 13-play drive and had a 3rd-and-16 at the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Auburn staffer 'okay' despite being hit by football in face

Football players make it seem like fielding a kickoff is easy, but here’s a reminder just how difficult — and painful — it can be. Ashley Ward, who takes photos and video for Auburn media, was hit in the face by a kickoff ball when she was trying to field it during the Auburn-LSU game on Saturday. Ward tweeted in response to a few videos to say she was “good” and “okay”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III sets record straight about divorce, girlfriend

Robert Griffin III took to Twitter on Saturday to set the record straight about his divorce and relationship with his new girlfriend, Grete Sadeiko. The Cleveland Browns quarterback, who is out with a shoulder injury, has been in the news of late ever since word emerged that he was filing for a divorce from his wife of three years. Griffin and his estranged wife Rebecca Liddicoat...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird: Paul George will get max contract if he wants it

It sounds like the Indiana Pacers signing Paul George to a max contract is a matter of when, not if. According to Larry Bird, the Pacers have something of a standing offer of a max deal to George, who can sit down and talk about it with them at his leisure. “I know he don’t want to talk about it all year and I don’t either,” Bird said, via Nate Taylor of the Indianapolis...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Elway takes shot at Brock Osweiler after bad night

Brock Osweiler had a terrible night in New England on Thursday, and his former employer couldn’t help but notice. Broncos general manager John Elway threw a bit of shade at his former quarterback in an appearance on KOA radio Friday. “A lot of times those deals you don’t make are the best ones,” Elway said when asked about the performance, via Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo says Russell Westbrook sings him to sleep

Victor Oladipo and Russell Westbrook appear to have a beautiful budding bromance. According to Oladipo, his new Thunder backcourt mate has an interesting way of putting him to sleep. Oladipo on Russell Westbrook singing to him: "Some days at night I can't sleep, and I just call him, and he sings me to sleep." — Fred Katz (@FredKatz) September 24, 2016 I believe I speak for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt has fielded interest, but not interested in playing in NFL

Usain Bolt in the NFL? He’s thought about it, and apparently even been asked about it, but he’s not interested. Bolt told the Dan Patrick Show that apparently people have reached out to him over playing in the league, but the violence and hits turned him off. “I used to watch it when I was younger,” Bolt said, via Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk. “The hits guys...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warriors GM Bob Myers is ‘not going to apologize’ for loaded roster

The Golden State Warriors are loaded, and their general manager isn’t sorry about it. GM Bob Myers has heard the talk of the Warriors being the league’s new villains for adding Kevin Durant, but he said he isn’t apologizing for the team’s stacked personnel. In fact, he would simply remind everyone that it wasn’t long ago that the franchise was one of the NBA’s also-rans...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did "Dancing with the Stars" make Von Miller better at football?

Maybe there’s a good reason for athletes to appear on “Dancing with the Stars.” Von Miller thinks so, anyway. The Broncos linebacker feels that the competition made him a harder worker and, by extension, a better football player. “I’ve never put six hours into one thing every single day, not even football,” Miller said, via Jeff Legwold of ESPN. “We practice for two...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets wideout Brandon Marshall says Week 3 "not" in the cards for him

New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall doesn’t sound like he’ll be ready for the team’s Sunday tilt against Kansas City. Marshall practiced on a limited basis Friday, and while he didn’t sound entirely optimistic about playing on his troubled knee, he was holding out hope. “I’m not where I want to be, but the good thing is there’s still time,” Marshall said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers wanted to bring Kevin Garnett to Clippers

Kevin Garnett would have had options had he elected to play another season in the NBA. Clippers coach Doc Rivers, who coached Garnett in Boston and has called him one of his favorite players, said there would have been a place for Garnett in Los Angeles had the veteran big man wanted to keep playing. “I would have absolutely been interested in bringing him here,” Rivers said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
Larry Brown Sports
An entertaining sports site featuring humorous pictures, funny videos and GIFs, witty sarcasm, news and expert opinions.
Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker