LATEST STORIES FROM LARRY BROWN SPORTS

Andre Miller finalizes buyout with the Timberwolves

The Professor is gonna have to start looking for a new classroom to hold his lectures in. The Minnesota Timberwolves announced on Thursday the waiving of veteran point guard Andre Miller after terms of a contract buyout were agreed upon by both sides. Timberwolves Waive Guard Andre Miller: pic.twitter.com/WETUnKKc6s — Timberwolves PR (@Twolves_PR) February 25, 2016 Adrian Wojnarowksi...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Vol Marlon Walls: Drae Bowles lied about being punched

A former Tennessee player says Drae Bowles lied about being punched by teammate Curt Maggitt after reporting sexual assault allegations to head coach Butch Jones. On Wednesday, lawyers filed an amendment including a sworn affidavit from Bowles, who says he was called a “traitor” by Jones after helping an alleged sexual assault victim in November, 2014. Bowles also says he was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs have 'strong confidence' in landing Joe Johnson

Four years and nearly $93 million later, Joe Johnson’s tenure with the Nets has finally reached its bittersweet end. Now, many a contender is tripping over their own feet for a shot at Iso Joe’s talents, including the reigning Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN, the Cavs have “strong confidence” that they will be...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

John Elway: Broncos will give Peyton Manning more time on decision

One of the biggest decisions of the offseason centers around Peyton Manning. The 39-year-old has not announced whether he will retire following his Super Bowl 50 win or continue his career. The Denver Broncos (and other teams) are waiting on Manning’s decision to see how they will proceed. For now, Broncos GM John Elway says the team will give Manning more time to make a decision...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Major League Baseball announces rule change to prevent dangerous takeout slides

Major League Baseball is trying to prevent dangerous takeout slides at second base by introducing a change in rules that effectively bans rolling block slides. The new rule, according to ESPN, is codified as Rule 6.01(j), and states that a runner must attempt a “bona fide slide.” This is defined as a slide in which the runner makes contact with the ground before reaching the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Terry Collins will let Yoenis Cespedes wear his hat backwards

There will be no hat-gate for the Mets after all. Earlier on Thursday New York Post reporter Mike Puma said Mets manager Terry Collins had an issue with Yoenis Cespedes wearing his hat backwards around the batting cage. Puma also indicated Collins would say something to Cespedes about it. Terry Collins is not a fan of Cespedes wearing his cap backwards around the cage like Griffey...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

James Harden reportedly pushed for Kevin McHale firing

Kevin McHale was shockingly fired by the Houston Rockets after a 4-7 start to the season, and now a report says James Harden pushed for the move. CBS Sports’ Ken Berger reports that Harden pushed Houston’s management to get rid of McHale, who had led the team to the Western Conference finals a year earlier. From Berger’s report: Multiple league sources told CBS Sports...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Bengals won’t tell Vontaze Burfict to change too much

Vontaze Burfict’s recklessness has cost the Cincinnati Bengals before, and while they do want to tone it down, the team also doesn’t want him to lose what makes him good. Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin conceded that some of what Burfict does needs to change, but the energy and passion he plays with cannot. “He’s come out and said that that he needs to change...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Suns GM: Trading Isaiah Thomas was ‘a mistake’

Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough admitted that trading Isaiah Thomas – at least when he did – was a mistake. McDonough told Arizona Sports 98.7 on Wednesday that he’d have almost certainly been better off holding onto Thomas until summer. “I think in retrospect trading Isaiah Thomas when we did was a mistake,” McDonough told hosts Jon Bloom and Greg Esposito...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Cubs abruptly sign Fowler after prior agreement with Orioles

On Wednesday, it looked as if Dexter Fowler was going to be a Baltimore Oriole in 2016. Things have changed, however, as the outfielder has agreed to a deal with the team he played for in 2015, the Chicago Cubs, the team formally announced on Thursday. The deal is for one year with a mutual option for 2017 that almost certainly will not be exercised, allowing Fowler to hit free agency...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: Colin Kaepernick was never in danger of being cut

After saying very little about Colin Kaepernick since he was hired as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, Chip Kelly has finally decided to throw his weight behind the quarterback. While speaking to reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine Thursday, Kelly said there has never been a question about whether Kaepernick was going to be on the Niners’ roster in 2016. “I don’t know...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Carmelo Anthony would not accept trade to Celtics

The Knicks are inching closer to missing the playoffs for a second consecutive season, and Carmelo Anthony has been quite vocal lately in expressing his disappointment. That doesn’t mean he is looking for a way out of New York. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, the Celtics expressed interest in acquiring Anthony prior to the trade deadline. While it is unclear if there were ever...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Redskins accidentally gave ex-player $40K, want it back

Former NFL linebacker H.B. Blades made more money than he was supposed to make after he was released by the Washington Redskins, and the team is demanding that he pay back the difference. TMZ reports that the Redskins have filed a lawsuit against Blades claiming they “mistakenly paid an additional $40,000 to Blades on Dec. 27, 2013 as a result of a clerical error.” According...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: McCoy not expected to be charged for nightclub brawl

LeSean McCoy is reportedly unlikely to face charges stemming from a brawl that took place at a nightclub earlier this month. Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News cites a source close to McCoy who does not expect the Buffalo Bills running back to be charged with any crime. Source close to LeSean McCoy doesn't expect #Bills RB to be charged in nightclub brawl, but that someone w him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig buying helicopter to get to work on time

Yasiel Puig has had some problems with punctuality during his MLB career, and the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder is investing some serious cash to make sure that doesn’t happen in the future. The dude is buying a helicopter. Alex Vega, Puig’s friend and personal vehicle customizer, told TMZ this week that Puig is planning to buy his own helicopter. Puig has been hinting at...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns will welcome Josh Gordon back when reinstated

Josh Gordon has done enough in the past several years to ruin his professional football career, but it sounds like he is going to be fortunate enough to get another chance. On Thursday, Browns executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown praised Gordon and said signs are pointing to the 24-year-old receiver being reinstated by the NFL. Brown also said that the team...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

T.O. thinks Jason Garrett leaked info, ran him out of Dallas

Terrell Owens has always maintained that he was blindsided by the Dallas Cowboys releasing him after the 2008 season, and the six-time Pro Bowler thinks Jason Garrett had something to do with his dismissal. In an interview with The Dallas Morning News this week, Owens hinted that he believes Garrett leaked information about him that lead to his release. “There were some things...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Waiter suing Pacquiao for cut of Mayweather fight

A Beverly Hills waiter claims the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. last May never would have happened if he didn’t help set it up, and he wants to be compensated for his alleged role in the negotiations. In a lawsuit obtained by TMZ, Gabriel Salvador, an aspiring actor, says he waited on Les Moonves at Craig’s restaurant and told the CBS boss that he could...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Romar: Stephen Thompson traveled on 3-pointer

Washington Huskies head coach Lorenzo Romar complained after a buzzer-beating loss in Corvallis Wednesday that Stephen Thompson Jr. traveled on his last-second shot to sink the Huskies. Washington was leading 81-79 in the final seconds when Thompson took the ball, dribbled up the court, and launched a 3-pointer to win the game 82-81 at the buzzer. After the game, Romar said Thompson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Pierre-Paul sues Adam Schefter, ESPN

Jason Pierre-Paul filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Adam Schefter and ESPN for violating his privacy by tweeting a photo of his medical chart last summer. In the suit, Pierre-Paul’s attorneys call Schefter “selfish” in sharing a photo on Twitter of JPP’s chart in order to support his report that the Giants defensive lineman had a finger amputated. ESPN obtained medical...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh’s Twitter smackdown of Kirby Smart was great

Jim Harbaugh continues to rankle his counterparts in the SEC. Kirby Smart was the latest coach to be on the receiving end of his smackdown. Harbaugh is holding four practices in South Florida next week and invited all Florida high school coaches to attend. The practice is the latest move in Harbaugh’s ingenious plan to recruit nationally by setting up satellite camps and practices...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside destroys Steph Curry on pick (Video)

Steph Curry ran into a brick wall on Wednesday night. That brick wall was named Hassan Whiteside. Watch as Whiteside destroyed Chef Curry with this pick just before halftime of the Heat-Warriors game: Miami played Golden State extremely well but came up short in the end as Curry nailed a 3-pointer to give the Dubs the win. Dwyane Wade even said that was the best the Heat could...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Sean Miller: An Arizona player is going to punch a fan

Sean Miller wants the Pac-12 to address court-storming and cautions that the practice could lead to one of his players punching a fan. Miller’s Arizona Wildcats lost to Colorado in Boulder in Wednesday 75-72. After the game, Buffaloes fans celebrated by storming the court. Miller feels this is unsafe because it could lead to injuries or worse — an assault. He spent several...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tony Romo will have clavicle surgery in March

Tony Romo has been contemplating undergoing surgery on his collarbone, and he reportedly has decided to move forward with the operation. Dallas Cowboys beat reporter Clarence Hill reports that Romo will undergo surgery in two weeks. Earlier on Wednesday, Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said no decision had been made and that they would await X-rays before making the call. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Bob Arum: Everyone around world laughing at US over Donald Trump

Famed boxing promoter Bob Arum blasted Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a radio appearance Wednesday, saying the rest of the world is laughing at the US over what is transpiring. Arum has held events at Trump-owned venues in the past and also frequently conducts business worldwide, giving him an intimate perspective on the rest of the world’s perception of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  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