LeBron has had a great past few months as he dominated throughout the playoffs & carried the Heat to an NBA title. His first & the last true area detractors could use against the world’s best basketball player. Today, however, rumors are circulating around Cleveland and elsewhere that LeBron has recently fathered a “Lovechild” with [...]
Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones wasn’t voted a starter for the 2012 All-Star game by the fans and wasn’t selected as a reserve. He was eligible to be voted in by fans via the Final Vote for the National League’s last roster spot along with Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill, St. Louis [...]
ESPN’s Chris Broussard has reported via Twitter that Deron Williams will be staying in Brooklyn to play for the Nets. The Nets boldly traded for Williams last season acquiring him from the Jazz with no guarantee that he’d resign in Brooklyn. It appears they’ve brought in enough help to appease him after trading for Joe [...]
The Indiana Pacers have reportedly agreed to a five-year deal with restricted free agent point guard George Hill. Financial terms of the contract have yet to be released. The Pacers acquired Hill via a draft day trade in 2011 for Kawhi Leonard. In his first season with Indiana, Hill averaged 9.6 ppg and 2.9 apg [...]
After seeing this play from a few days ago you would be well within your rights to think that’s the most amazing thing you could see on a baseball field. And you may be right. But what Garrett Jones and Neil Walker of the Pittsburgh Pirates did last night against the Houston Astros [...]
The Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to a sign and trade deal for forward Reggie Evans, per Y! Sports. Evans deal is for a reported three years and $5 million. The Clippers will receive a future second round pick from the Nets to complete the deal. Acquiring Evans coupled with the earlier signing [...]
BOUND FOR BOSTON
Unrestricted free agent guard Jason Terry and the Boston Celtics have reportedly agreed to a three-year deal for what is believed to be $15 million.
Usually most of the stories we see regarding athletes these days are negative, but here is a positive one that needs to be highlighted. Chad Ochocinco (or Johnson) will be marrying his fiancee Evelyn Lozada this week in Miami. When a fan of his on Twitter asked Ocho to pray for her after the loss [...]
The Saints QB came out on victorious with the grievance he filed, with the ruling stating that the 2013 season is last time he can be franchise tagged.
Shortly after agreeing to trade shooting guard Joe Johnson to the Nets, the Atlanta Hawks dealt forward Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz for PG Devin Harris. Both Williams and Devin Harris are owed about $8 million for next season ($8.3 mil to Williams, $8.5 for Harris) but Harris’s deal expires after next season. Williams has [...]
When he wasn’t appearing in Jockey ads Jim Palmer was one of the best pitchers in Major League Baseball history. The right-hander won 268 games over a 19-year career with the Baltimore Orioles and was a first ballot Hall of Fame selection in 1990. Palmer was a 6-time All-Star, 3-time World Series winner, [...]
Every so often in Major League Baseball a player bursts onto the scene and makes everyone take notice. We’re seeing it this year with young outfield sensations Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals and Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels. In the early 1980′s Fernandomania swept the nation as Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher [...]
The Nets may still re-sign Deron Williams, but even if they don't, the team will still have a star on the roster for its inaugural season in Brooklyn.
Cornerback Eric Wright was arrested in Los Angeles early Monday morning on suspicion of felony DUI, according to the L.A. Times: Police responded to a report of an injury accident about 12:20 a.m. involving a Chevy Silverado pickup and a Mercedes SLS luxury sports coup at James M. Wood Boulevard and Georgia Street, said Norma [...]
Charles Barkley has been known to make a controversial comment (or several) in his time. This one is no different. While recounting a game when Team USA faced Germany in the late 90′s, Barkley began telling a story of how Dallas Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki was cooking Scottie Pippen to the tune of 42 points. [...]
AJ Hawk is apparently ready for the NFL season to begin. This video comes via Off The Bench and shows AJ playing touch football at a charity golf outing in Warren, Ohio. No big deal… Except as you’ll see, AJ shoves the recipient of a Troy Smith (Former Heisman Trophy winning QB) pass into a [...]
Later on this afternoon Spain will face Italy in the finals of Euro 2012 at Kiev Olympic Stadium in Ukraine. The soccer tournament which began on June 8 is wildly popular across Europe and has seen it’s popularity increase here in the United States since the last edition in 2008, won by Spain. Our [...]
Jonathan Vilma first sued the NFL after being suspended for the entire 2012-13 season for his alleged role in the now infamous “Bountygate” scandal. Vilma is now suing again claiming Goodell did not timely ruling on his appeal. It seems, given the relatively quick turnaround on Sean Payton’s appeal (The hearing was 4/5/12 & the [...]
Dwight Howard’s reputation has taken quite the hit in the past few months. His constant indecision & apparent lying about his role in the firing of Stan Van Gundy hasn’t exactly won over fans. The next misstep by Dwight comes from a report that he claims the Magic Blackmailed him and that he is now [...]
Earlier this week Anthony Rizzo made his much anticipated debut for the Chicago Cubs after being acquired from the San Diego Padres for pitcher Andrew Cashner back in January. The reaction from many Cubs fans might have been “It’s about time”. Between last season and early this season the 22-year old played 163 [...]
With the 2012 Summer Olympics less than a month away Olympic trials are taking place with battles we’re sure to see on the world stage in the not-so-distant future. Americans Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte have been dueling it out in the swimming pool in Omaha, Nebraska. In Jamaica some of the fastest [...]
Per a report from NBA insider Marc J. Spears the Boston Celtics have agreed to re-signed all-star forward Kevin Garnett to a three-year, $34 million contract once free agency officially begins July 1: Celtics to re-sign forward Kevin Garnett to a three-year, $34 million deal, sources tell Yahoo! Sports. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) June [...]
LeBron James took to Twitter Thursday evening to relay a discussion he had with his son about the potential of Ray Allen joining the Miami Heat.
Unhappy forward Lamar Odom was traded by the Mavericks to the Los Angeles Clippers Thursday evening as part of a three-team deal that also featured the Clippers sending Mo Williams to the Utah Jazz. The deal was first reported by the Dallas News and was contingent on Mo Williams picking up his option for next season, [...]
Earlier this week Landon Donovan was named MLS Player of the Week for scoring three goals and helping the Los Angeles Galaxy win three games over a seven day span. His final goal of the week was his 120th in MLS competition, making him the third player to achieve that milestone. Also during the [...]