Tweet Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson has been on injured reserve since October with a sprained left foot, but that hasn’t stopped him from making some side money. Per Deadspin, Benson has been DJ’ing around Austin, TX under the moniker DJ World Peace, including a gig at a strip club: According to DJ World [...]
Tweet With the seventh pick in this year’s draft the Golden State Warriors selected their small forward of the future in Harrison Barnes from North Carolina. He’s had an up and down start to his career, as you would expect from a rookie, but there have been flashes of what Warriors fans can look [...]
OLD MAN BRYANT
Tweet While the Los Angeles Lakers are struggling during a two-game losing streak, it appears that first-year Laker Dwight Howard hasn’t lost his wild sense of humor. Here’s video of Howard clowning Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant’s age on a recent team flight: I’m not too sure how Kobe or fans will respond to Howard’s joking [...]
Tweet The season started with Heisman hopes for Wisconsin Badgers running back Montee Ball. Unfortunately it will end without a return trip to New York for this year’s ceremony. But the senior is putting the finishing touches on a memorable year (and career), one he can be more than proud of. Last month Montee [...]
YOU SPIN ME ROUND
Tweet Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson is playing a career-high 24 minutes per game this year and has been a solid contributor for head coach Frank Vogel, both as a starter and off the bench. The 22-year old’s confidence may be at an all-time high and this moment certainly won’t hurt it. Plays like [...]
Tweet Blake Griffin has made the rounds on YouTube on more than a few occasions thanks to his high-flying, highlight reel dunks. But Griffin’s defense has been questioned and for a guy with his leaping ability you might expect him to block more shots than he does. Deron Williams may have either underestimated how [...]
Tweet As the official statistician of MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, and the WNBA the Elias Sports Bureau provides a look into sports that goes beyond the home run saving grabs, made-for-highlight-reel stiffarms, and ankle breaking crossovers. They sift through the streaks, trends, and numbers to often provide us with interesting and little known bits of information about our...
FROM WAY DOWNTOWN
Tweet Oklahoma City Thunder big man Serge Ibaka has made a name for himself as a shot blocker and defensive presence. So far this season he’s upped his scoring to 14.6 points per game, which would be a career-high. Even with the increased offensive output three-point shooting isn’t a staple of Ibaka’s game, yet. [...]
For those who had Nets forward Reggie Evans in your 'Which NBA player will get fined for flopping first?' pool, it is time to collect your winnings.
Tweet The week 12 NFL slate of games kicks off tomorrow with a Thanksgiving triple dose. The Texans head to Detroit for a meeting with the Lions. The Redskins and Cowboys continue their division rivalry in Dallas. And in the nightcap the Patriots and Jets do battle. To get you ready for this week’s [...]
Tweet About a year ago Griffin Lentsch from Grinnell College broke the Division III scoring record when poured in 89 points in a game against Principia College. Back in 1998 Jeff Clement scored 77 in a game for Grinnell. Last night against Faith Baptist Bible College sophomore guard Jack Taylor continued the school’s tradition [...]
KNICK OF TIME
Tweet New York Knicks reserve wing James White has been known for his highlight-reel dunks since his high school days. It was once rumored that he had a 44-inch vertical. White put his hops on display Tuesday night against the New Orleans Hornets with this high-flying slam after a steal: That was impressive, but honestly [...]
'BALL DON'T LIE!'
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Tweet The New York Yankees have had their own fragrance on the market for a little while now so it’s time for something new with the holidays just around the corner. For the Mariano Rivera fans out there the team has added a signature, limited edition cologne which can be yours for $85. And [...]
Tweet The Baltimore Ravens head to San Diego for a matchup with the Chargers on Sunday and as of yesterday it looked as though the Ravens would have to try and improve on their 8-2 record without future Hall of Famer Ed Reed. The unnecessary roughness penalty he received on Sunday for the [...]
PLAYING FOR KICKS
Andrew Bynum comes across as a bit of a goofball, but would someone actually say the center doesn't even like playing basketball?
Tweet Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul has been regarded as one of the best PG’s in the NBA since his rookie season, and for good reason. Paul is one of the few players in the league that if on your team, you always have a chance to pull out a win. Paul was [...]
Tweet With holiday tournaments across the country underway there will be good matchups galore this week in college basketball. Butler and Marquette took the floor today at the EA Sports Maui Invitational and if this finish is a sign of things to come it may be worth keeping an eye on the three-day [...]
Tweet The Los Angeles Lakers are finally on a roll. The high-profile team has gone 4-1 since firing head coach Mike Brown, and appear to be playing with a lot more energy since scrapping the Princeton offense and just playing basketball. Kobe Bryant is off to one of the best starts of his career, with [...]
Tweet US Olympic gymnast Mckayla Maroney started a phenomenon with her reaction to winning a silver medal in the vault event during the 2012 London Olympics, clearly annoyed by not taking home the gold. Since then, there have been countless memes and even a “McKayla Maroney is not impressed” Tumblr page sprung up. Maroney and the [...]
Tweet Baltimore Ravens wide receiver/punt returner Jacoby Jones is quite the character and had quite the night Sunday against the Steelers. First, Jones capped of a 63-yard punt return for a touchdown with this hilarious dance called the “Choppa City Juke”: Later while being interviewed after the game by NBC’s Michelle Tafoya, Jones playfully flirted [...]
Tweet The San Diego Chargers lost again Sunday; this time to division rival the Denver Broncos, their fifth loss in six games. Fan favorite and star linebacker Shaun Phillips subsequently tweeted a quick, simple message for Chargers fans Monday morning: Change is coming in more ways then one. Have a good day everyone. — Shaun [...]
Tweet Week 11 is in the books and the latest BCS rankings have been released. As we do every Monday LTSB breaks down the weekend that was for the nation’s top 10 schools. 1. Notre Dame (11-0) – Notre Dame arrived at the coveted top spot via help from Baylor and Stanford along [...]
Tweet In the NBA, there are some times when taking a charge is advised, and others when you may want to get out of the way. Los Angeles Lakers Jodie Meeks got a lesson of this against the Houston Rockets Sunday, courtesy of rookie Terrence Jones: Meeks was quickly subbed out of the contest, as [...]
Tweet Pittsburgh Steelers back up quarterback Byron Leftwich isn’t exactly known as the fastest QB in the league. He’s actually one of the slowest. That didn’t stop Leftwich from scampering by the Baltimore Ravens defense for a 31-yard touchdown in the first quarter of their matchup Sunday night: Leftwich’s previous longest run from scrimmage was [...]