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By Larry Brown The legal trouble continues for Warren Sapp. The Pro Football Hall of Famer has been named as a suspect in a domestic violence investigation, according to TMZ. TMZ reports that a woman filed a police report after getting into a physical altercation with Sapp at a Las Vegas casino on April 28. Sapp has not been arrested or charged with a crime, but police are...
The co-main event at Bellator 138 in St. Louis on Friday night was so awesome it could have stood alone as a main event. Daniel Weichel nearly beat Patricio Pitbull, but Pitbull got some help from the bell and showed resiliency in the next round. Weichel landed some big shots on Pitbull in the first...Read More
The main event at Bellator 138 on Friday night didn’t last very long, but it was as thrilling of a fight as anyone could have asked for. Ken Shamrock immediately went for a takedown against Kimbo Slice and his gameplan of trying to take the fight to the ground was clear. He eventually got things...Read More
Friday’s fight between Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock at Bellator 138 was just the spectacle everyone expected it to be. It even included an extravagant entrance by Shamrock that saw him walked into the cage by Road Warrior Animal from the Legion of Doom. Animal’s real name is Joe Laurinaitis, and he has two connections...Read More
Jason Day collapsed on the final hole of his second round of the U.S. Open on Friday after suffering from a bout of vertigo. This issue of dizziness has ailed Day for a while; last year he withdrew from the Bridgestone Invitational because of dizziness. He also pulled out of the Byron Nelson Classic three...Read More
A runaway squirrel interrupted a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Friday night and it was fantastic. As Matt Carpenter stepped up to the plate against Phillies righty Phillippe Aumont in the second inning, the at-bat was intruded upon by a blood relative of Sandy Cheeks...Read More
By Larry Brown Zack Hample, known as “foul ball guy” and infamous for being a ballhawk who has snagged over 8,000 balls at ballparks during his life, impressively caught the home run ball accounting for Alex Rodriguez’s 3,000th career hit. A-Rod homered to right field off Justin Verlander in the first inning of Friday’s Yankees-Tigers game for his historic hit, which also...
Your browser does not support iframes. Earlier this season, Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for fourth on Major League Baseball’s all-time home run list with No. 661. On Friday, Rodriguez reached another milestone. In the first inning, Rodriguez came up to bat one hit shy of 3,000 for his career. On the first pitch he...Read More
By Larry Brown A minor league baseball team on Friday decided to cancel a racist white heritage night they had planned after receiving some backlash. The Orem Owlz, a rookie ball affiliate of the LA Angels in the Pioneer League, planned to hold a “Caucasian Heritage Night” on Aug. 10, but they announced they were canceling the event after some outcry on social media. Here...
A putt by Darren Clarke that somehow did not go in the cup perfectly encapsulates just how bad the greens are at the US Open at Chambers Bay. Clarke shot a 7-over 77 in his first round on Thursday, and the former British Open champion carded a horrific 80 on Day 2 to finish in...Read More
In softball they have a pitch called a riseball. This concept actually makes sense in the sport because the pitchers throw underhand and can direct the ball upwards. It’s much different for a baseball pitcher to get similar movement because they obviously throw overhand, but Gerrit Cole is trying to defy those conventions. In the...Read More
By Steve DelVecchio Jason Day collapsed on the final hole of his second round at the U.S. Open on Friday. The 27-year-old could be heard on the telecast telling paramedics he was dealing with a bout of vertigo. Day has been dealing with dizzy spells for quite some time. He withdrew from a tournament last August due to vertigo. He backed out of another event several weeks ago and...
It seems like there is one player who steals the show at every championship parade, and Draymond Green was happy to be that guy for the Golden State Warriors on Friday. Green had himself a phenomenal time and may or may not have received assistance from an adult beverage or two. He shared his double-decker...Read More
One of the things the FBI needs to determine with its investigation into the St. Louis Cardinals allegedly stealing information from the Houston Astros is when the hacking began. According to one report, this has been going on for years. The story first surfaced in June 2014, when the Astros’ internal trade talks were posted on a hacker-type website. But Evan Drellic of the Houston...
By Steve DelVecchio How do you become one of the most feared defenders in NFL history? Eggs — lots and lots of eggs. For reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Years J.J. Watt, that’s at least part of it. In an interview with Jimmy Traina of FOX Sports this week, Watt revealed that he ate two breakfasts on Thursday. Here’s the rundown of what the Houston Texans star tossed...
By Steve DelVecchio Tiger Woods posted his worst ever round in a U.S. Open on Thursday when he opened up the tournament with a 10-over 80. On Friday, he picked up right where he left off. Woods, who started at the 10th hole for his second round, had to trudge through some thick rough to find an errant shot. He lost his balance and wiped out on the slope in the meantime. We’d...
By Steve DelVecchio Terrelle Pryor was released by the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, and the roster move may have him rethinking his career path. On Thursday, Pryor’s agent Drew Rosenhaus told Pro Football Talk that the former Ohio State star is willing to make the switch from quarterback to wide receiver. Rosenhaus claims there has been “extensive interest” in Pryor as...
By Steve DelVecchio When former Philadelphia 76ers head coach Larry Brown lobbied the team earlier this week to consider hiring Allen Iverson as an assistant general manager, it took some people by surprise. Iverson, of course, was not one of them. On Thursday, Iverson followed Brown’s endorsement by trying to pitch himself to the Sixers. “I may not know everything about...
A Louisiana judge ruled on Thursday that New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson was within his right mind when he decided to cut his daughter, Renee, and two grandchildren, Ryan and Rita LeBlanc, out of both his business and personal life. While mentally competent from a legal standpoint, the 87-year-old has clearly been bothered by...Read More
By Steve DelVecchio At the start of the week, Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout was the only player not on the Kansas City Royals roster who was the leader at his position in the 2015 MLB All-Star Game voting for the American League. Now that millions of votes have been scrubbed, that is likely to change. Bob Bowman, the CEO of MLB Advanced Media, told Jeff Passan of...
Jamie Sangouthai apparently died from a disease that was related to drug use, not a drug overdose. It was previously reported that Sangouthai, who was Lamar Odom’s best friend, died of a drug overdose last week. On Thursday, the L.A. County Coroner told TMZ that Sangouthai actually died from a flesh-eating disease that he contracted...Read More
A college baseball player lost his mother on Wednesday in the tragic shooting at a church in South Carolina that left nine dead. Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, the mother of Charleston Southern University outfielder Chris Singleton, was shot and killed in what police are calling a hate crime. The 45-year-old was an assistant pastor at Emanuel African...Read More
By Gordon Dixon Earlier this week, the Clippers acquired Lance Stephenson from the Hornets in a move that raised a few eyebrows. Stephenson is talented, for sure, and has shown flashes during his career of being a dangerous all-around player. However, he also has a reputation as a bit of a problem in the locker room. When introduced as a member of the Clippers, Stephenson addressed...
Things aren’t going so great these days for Tiger Woods. The three-team U.S. Open winner is having a really hard time getting a grip during this year’s tournament. Literally. What are you DOING Tiger Woods??? https://t.co/YG8taYm4Df — Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) June 18, 2015 Faced with a tough shot on the Par-5 eighth hole at Chambers...Read More
All Steve Kerr did in his first year as a head coach was lead the Warriors to a franchise-record 67 wins during the regular season. Golden State, then, defeated the Cavaliers in six games to capture their first NBA championship since 1975. Not surprisingly, Kerr received numerous congratulatory messages. One, in particular, from former teammate...Read More
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