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By Larry Brown Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon tweeted on Friday to defend Chris Paul, who is being called sexist for his remarks about a female referee. CP3 was upset with all the technical fouls he and his team received during Thursday’s loss to the Cavaliers and said that refereeing might not be the best profession for Lauren Holtkmap, who is the NBA’s third female full...
By Larry Brown Ndamukong Suh officially became a free agent on Friday when his rookie contract voided, so the bidding process for him will begin soon. Reports have suggested that Suh would be interested in playing in Dallas, New York or Chicago, but a new report says otherwise. Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole says that Suh’s top choice would be to play for the Seattle Seahawks...
Kevin Durant made the All-Star team despite missing a majority of the season with injuries and other people feeling like there were other more deserving players. Durant on Friday spoke about being elected to the All-Star Game by the coaches and said he was extremely grateful for the selection. The former MVP also offered up...Read More
Aaron Hernandez’s lawyer thought a murder trial was a good time and place to crack Deflategate jokes, and that did not sit well with the judge hearing the case. Hernadez’s attorney, James Sultan, was questioning a state police trooper about tire pressure Thursday when he cracked the Deflategate joke. “Did you ever receive training in football deflation devices?” Sultan...
By Larry Brown Is cheating in the NFL only an issue when the Patriots are caught doing it? Hypocritical comments from Jerry Rice indicate there could be a double-standard when the Patriots are involved in a controversy. Rice, who is considered the greatest wide receiver of all time and possibly the greatest football player of all time, recently admitted to cheating by using illegal...
By Larry Brown The Orlando Magic may have some top coaches on the horizon as potential replacements for Jacque Vaughn. Vaughn was fired Thursday amid a 10-game losing streak and three poor seasons as head coach of the Magic. Former Magic player Scott Skiles was immediately mentioned as a candidate for the job. Mark Jackson and Mike Malone may also receive consideration. Another...
Chris Paul is being criticized for his comments about rookie female referee Lauren Holtkamp after the Clippers lost to the Cavaliers on Thursday night. The Clippers received five technical fouls in the game, making it seem like the officials were almost against them. After the game, CP3 complained about what led to his tech, and...Read More
The Seahakws lost Super Bowl XLIX in heartbreaking fashion and the decision to attempt a pass from the one yard line, instead of handing the ball to Marshawn Lynch, has appeared in a fan’s obituary. Here’s an excerpt via The Spokesman-Review: He was a small business owner in Kent, WA and loved his family, work,...Read More
Last year, 50 Cent made an appearance at Citi Field to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a game between the Mets and Pirates. That moment has been immortalized by trading card company Topps. You wouldn’t be able to tell from the photograph chosen for the card, but what followed the captured moment...Read More
Dwyane Wade posted a photo on his Instagram account Thursday night of the dinner he and his chef helped prepare for his sons. The photo got boatloads of likes, but one person left a priceless comment. The commenter swatted Wade’s pasta photo into the seventh row seats with his remark about using the strainer. Hey,...Read More
Rece Davis will replace Chris Fowler as the host of ESPN’s popular “GameDay” show during college football season, according to a report. James Andrew Miller, who co-authored the infamous ESPN book “Those Guys Have All the Fun,” reported the news via Twitter. Come this fall, @ESPN_ReceDavis will replace @cbfowler on @CollegeGameDay @espn #CollegeGameday — James...Read More
Charles Haley doesn’t even hesitate when asked who is the best quarterback of all time: to him it’s Joe Montana. Haley says the reason why he doesn’t consider Tom Brady is because Montana didn’t have to cheat by deflating balls the way Brady allegedly has done. Haley, who won five Super Bowls as a player...Read More
Former Houston quarterback John O’Korn announced on Twitter Thursday that he is transferring to Michigan. Here is what O’Korn wrote: Can't wait to play for @CoachJim4UM @CoachJeddFisch in the BIG HOUSE! #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/jIhWfuCiPV — John O'Korn (@JohnOKorn) February 5, 2015 O’Korn had a successful freshman season for the Cougars before faltering last season and being...Read More
Stan Drayton announced Thursday that he was leaving Ohio State to take a job with the Chicago Bears, and he left at least one recruit disappointed in the process. Drayton was the running backs coach for the Buckeyes and in charge of recruiting the Cleveland area. He was instrumental in getting top running back recruit...Read More
LeGarrette Blount and Brandon Bolden both tweeted to address/apologize for the Marshawn Lynch T-shirt they were seen holding up during the Patriots’ championship parade Wednesday. Both Bolden and Blount were seen holding up shirts that said, ******** Mode” on them, which was a reference to Lynch’s “Beast Mode” nickname. After he started receiving attention for...Read More
Tiger Woods has once again withdrawn from a tournament because of his bad back. Woods withdrew Thursday from the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines after completing 11 holes. It was the third time in nine events that he has pulled out because of a back injury. Tiger says he felt well at first but...Read More
Former USC defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast has been a popular man the past two months as he has been considered for many coaching positions. Pendergast, who took last season off after Steve Sarkisian brought his DC from Washington to USC, interviewed for the Redskins defensive coordinator position, as well as the LSU and Utah DC...Read More
By Larry Brown Wladimir Klitschko says he was once offered as much as $100 million to fight his brother Vitali, but he turned it down. Wladimir is the top heavyweight fighter in the world and at one point he and his older brother Vitali combined to hold all the major title belts in the heavyweight division. The two never fought because they promised their mother they would never...
By Steve DelVecchio Scott Skiles could be getting back into coaching, and it could be with his former team. The Orlando Magic on Thursday fired head coach Jacque Vaughn, who was in the middle of his third unsuccessful season as the team’s head coach. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported news of the firing and says Skiles could be a “serious candidate” for the job. Skiles...
By Steve DelVecchio Earlier this week, former Chicago Bulls forward Horace Grant shared a story about the time Michael Jordan punched one of his teammates in the face during practice and left him with a black eye. The story checks out. While hosting the Bulls pregame show on CSN Chicago Wednesday, Perdue provided some more details. He claims Grant left the part out about MJ being...
By Steve DelVecchio Jimmy Fallon unveiled some of his best work to date on Wednesday night when he got the cast of “Saved by the Bell” back together for a fantastic skit. The awesomeness of the reunion overshadowed a great story that he and Kobe Bryant told together. Bryant, who also appeared on Wednesday night’s show, apparently goes back a long way with Fallon. When Kobe...
Richard Sherman has probably gotten over the Seattle Seahawks’ Super Bowl loss a lot faster than most of his teammates and coaches. When you become a father for the first time just four days after the big game, that tends to happen. On Thursday morning, Sherman’s girlfriend Ashley Moss gave birth to the couple’s first...Read More
By Steve DelVecchio Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason believes all of the talk about the New England Patriots under-inflating footballs began as a coordinated effort from the Baltimore Ravens and Indianapolis Colts. Earlier this week, NFL vice president of football operations Troy Vincent revealed that Colts GM Ryan Grigson is the one who alerted the league about Deflategate...
Like the rest of Seattle Seahawks nation, Pete Carroll is still feeling the sting of the way Super Bowl XLIX ended. The 63-year-old coach spoke with Matt Lauer of NBC’s “Today” show on Thursday morning and continued to take responsibility for arguably the most infamous play call in Super Bowl history. Carroll acknowledged that there...Read More
When Jason Kidd had some of the best seasons of his career, Byron Scott was his coach. Scott helped lead the New Jersey Nets to back-to-back NBA Finals appearances in 2002 and 2003, when Kidd averaged a career-high 18.7 points per game. That does not mean the two got along. Scott was fired following a...Read More
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