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The San Francisco 49ers will find themselves under more fire than most teams this season every time they lose a game. That’s because there have been multiple reports of unrest in their locker room, with several players supposedly not getting along with head coach Jim Harbaugh. On Tuesday, Niners legend Jerry Rice confirmed what many already suspect. “I have heard some complaints...
Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen was unhappy with a foul call on Monday night, so he decided to take it out on a cameraman. After Allen fouled New Orleans Pelicans center Omer Asik, he walked over to photographer Bo Bradley, who was sitting under the basket, and yelled “Why?!” into his camera. He then smacked...Read More
Has there ever been a coach in college football who is more quotable than Steve Spurrier? On Tuesday, Spurrier found a way to drop a Taylor Swift reference when discussing how disappointing South Carolina’s season has been to this point. “I was telling our coaching staff, I think Taylor Swift’s got a song called ‘Shake...Read More
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will plead no contest on Tuesday to a lesser charge than the felony child abuse charge he is currently facing, according to Pro Football Talk. By pleading no contest to one count of misdemeanor reckless assault, Peterson will reportedly resolve his case. Assuming the agreement is approved by the...Read More
The New York Jets do not have a good track record when it comes to quarterbacks. They really haven’t had a great signal caller — one who is not past his prime — since Joe Namath was lighting it up in the 1960s and 70s. Let’s allow Drew Bledsoe to break it down for us in simpler terms. During an appearance on ESPN Radio earlier this week, Bledsoe spoke about Mark Sanchez...
In an era where flopping has become all too common in the NBA, we were treated to an unprecedented example of it on Monday night. During the Denver Nuggets’ win over the Sacramento Kings, DeMarcus Cousins, Rudy Gay and Kenneth Faried brought us what may have been the first ever triple-flop. Both Cousins and Gay...Read More
Johnny Manziel’s girlfriend Colleen Crowley is more than just the woman behind Johnny Football — she’s also a clothing model. As TMZ pointed out, Crowley recently landed a modeling gig with a clothing company called No Rulez NY. Company founder Brian Wolfe, 19, says he met Crowley through a mutual friend and felt she would...Read More
The Cincinnati Bengals will have a very special guest in attendance when they face the Cleveland Browns on Thursday night. Leah Still, the 4-year-old daughter of Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still, will be able to watch her father play in person for the first time in her life. Leah has been battling Stage 4 pediatric...Read More
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne was moved to tears during Monday night’s rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at MetLife Stadium. The national anthem was performed by trumpet player Chris Botti, and he did a fantastic job. After the game, Wayne spoke about his emotions getting the best of him. “An old wise guy told me you shouldn’t hold back your tears...
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is suddenly one of the most envied men in professional sports. After Thompson agreed to a four-year contract extension over the weekend that is worth roughly $70 million, the internet discovered his stunning girlfriend. Thompson is dating Instagram and Vine star Hannah Stocking. In addition to being drop-dead gorgeous,...Read More
Nerlens Noel is only four games into his NBA career, and he’s already showing what has made him such a sought-after commodity. Noel stuffed James Harden at the rim with a sick block to end the third quarter of the Sixers-Rockets game on Monday. Noel had 10 points, 5 assists, 6 steals and the one...Read More
New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. hasn’t yet made his mark on the NFL, but he certainly has the skills to do so. Beckham on Monday posted his first career 100-yard receiving game when he caught 8 passes for 156 yards in a 40-24 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Before the game,...Read More
a href=”http://larrybrownsports.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Mikhail-Prokhorov-Nets.jpg”>Mikhail Prokhorov may be Russian, but that hasn’t stopped him from picking up on a few American sayings. In fact, he dropped one perfect one when talking about Jason Kidd. Prokhorov was in the house on Monday for his Nets’ home opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder and spoke for...
Chael Sonnen is known for talking a big game, and this may be the tallest tale he’s told. Sonnen said on his “You’re Welcome” podcast last week that he was once offered a $5 million contract to switch from the UFC to the WWE. Sonnen, who retired from MMA in June after failing a random...Read More
This has not been a good week for the Indiana Hoosiers basketball program. Days after freshman Devin Davis was taken to the hospital after being hit by a teammate’s car, IU coach Tom Crean announced on his radio show that two players were being suspended four games for failed drug tests. Troy Williams and Stanford...Read More
Alex Rodriguez paid his infamous cousin Yuri Sucart $900,000 in hush money, according to a new report. A-Rod was suspended 211 games by MLB last year (later reduced to 162 games after a successful appeal) for his role in the Biogenesis scandal. As A-Rod was preparing to defend himself against MLB’s charges, his cousin, Yuri...Read More
LeSean McCoy was one of many Philadelphia Eagles players who ripped the playing surface at NRG Stadium in Houston following the Eagles-Texans game on Sunday. McCoy called the field “terrible.” “Yeah, that field is terrible, bad, bad,” McCoy told “PFT Live.” “There’s so many holes, potholes in it, rocky,” McCoy said. “It’s like they measured the squares...
Joe Maddon is probably the most unconventional manager in baseball, so it’s no surprise that his meeting with the Chicago Cubs came in an unconventional way. Maddon held his introductory press conference at a Chicago bar on Monday and shared the funny circumstances surrounding his first meeting with Cubs executives Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer. “The two gentleman met me at the...
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin hit a 3-pointer against the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night to give his team a two-point lead late in the fourth quarter. It was the type of moment that warrants a manly celebration, one that wound up costing Martin $15,000. The NBA announced on Monday that Martin has been fined...Read More
Cary Williams questioned Andre Johnson’s intensity level after the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Houston Texans on Sunday. The Eagles corner said Johnson is “not the same” guy he used to be, and there is probably some truth to that. One thing’s for sure — the seven-time Pro Bowler doesn’t sound happy. When asked on Monday...Read More
If John Idzik didn’t already know how New York Jets fans felt about him, the general manager will be able to read it on a billboard in the coming weeks. The co-founders of the website FireJohnIdzik.com announced on Monday that they have raised enough money to pay for a billboard outside of MetLife Stadium calling...Read More
The Houston Texans have lost four of their last five games despite playing some decent football, and the inconsistent play of quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is one of the reasons they are struggling. Fitzpatrick completed just 48% of his passes in Sunday’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Could Ryan Mallett do any better? The former Arkansas...Read More
Lauren Hill, a freshman basketball player at Mount St. Joseph, made her collegiate debut on Sunday. Hill has an inoperable brain tumor. She lives every day fully understanding the harsh reality of her condition. Hill is not expected to live into the year 2015. She was told by doctors in September that her cancer will...Read More
As you might expect, the Pittsburgh Steelers are not happy about the tackle Terrell Suggs made on LeGarrette Blount in the second half of Sunday night’s game. After Blount was stood up by several Baltimore Ravens players, Suggs came in and dove at his legs. You can watch the play here and decide for yourself...Read More
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost a tough game to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. If their season wasn’t already over (it was), it certainly is now. And according to two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, his teammates are way too content with that. “I don’t think anybody is upset enough with losing,” McCoy told reporters after the game, per Rick Stroud of the Tampa...
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