Tweet The Philadelphia Eagles have been in contact with a plethora of coaching candidates to replace former Eagles head coach Andy Reid. Oregon’s Chip Kelly, former Bears head coach Lovie Smith and Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden, not to be confused with John, have all been rumored to be talking with Philadelphia. There is now [...]
Tweet When it first began a few years ago, the Lingerie Football League grabbed the interest of fans not only for it’s aggressive style of play that resembled that of more prominent men’s football league, but also for it’s bold branding and women playing the game in skimpy lingerie. This year, the LFL announced at [...]
Initial reports indicate that that the Maloofs have a tentative agreement to sell the Sacramento Kings to a group based out of Seattle.
Tweet Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman is developing a rep as a big-time trash talker. Sherman was mic’d up during the Seahawks Wild Card victory over the Redskins Sunday, including during an incident with Redskins offensive lineman Trent Williams. Watch: Sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for. If you tell someone [...]
Tweet With injuries to Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol, and Jordan Hill the Los Angeles Lakers are thin in the frontcourt, allowing rookie center Robert Sacre to make his first NBA start on Tuesday. The little used big man hasn’t made much of an impact on the court, but has managed to make his way [...]
SAY IT AIN'T SO
Phil Jackson was in the running to get the Lakers job midseason, but he reportedly now says he has no intention of coaching again.
Tweet Soccer fans all over the world are already anticipating the 2013 Confederations Cup and the 2014 World Cup that will take place in a country with one of the richest soccer-cultures in the world—Brazil. According to the Associated Press, soccer fans may not be the only ones that are anticipating the events. The AP [...]
Tweet Some things just make you happy to be alive, like seeing Beyonce Knowles-Carter on the cover of GQ Magazine’s Feb. ’13 edition: Brooklyn Nets partial-owner Sean “Jay-Z” Carter is a lucky man. That is all. -ALR
Tweet Hockey recently announced that they have reached an agreement to end their lockout, which brought joy to hockey fans everywhere. Except whoever runs the Dallas Cowboys Twitter account, as evidenced by this tweet exchange between the Dallas Stars: At least our #9 got the job done….. RT:” @dallascowboys Similarly in the category of nobody-cares…the [...]
Tweet Alabama is leaving little doubt who the best team in college football is thanks to a dominating performance in the BCS National Championship against Notre Dame. For a while it looked like the Crimson Tide defense might pitch a shutout, because of plays like this. Notre Dame scored late in the third quarter [...]
Tweet Unless you avidly follow the Miss America contest, you probably wouldn’t know who Katherine Webb was before tonight. That was the case until ESPN showed Webb in the crowd on camera during the BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and Notre Dame. Webb, a former Miss Alabama, is currently dating Crimson Tide quarterback AJ [...]
Tweet Usually around this time of year the Detroit Red Wings are the preferred team to watch on ice for many Michigan natives, but the recently ended NHL lockout has prevented that. The good news is the Harlem Globetrotters made a visit to Millennium Park in Portage and provided those in attendance with their [...]
Tweet For much of his career, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has taken on the persona of his coach, Bill Belichick, when there is a microphone in his face. Brady almost always appears calm, matter-of-fact and like everything is all-business when he is being interviewed. However, in a recent interview with the Boston Herald, [...]
Tweet Lately, Los Angeles Lakers start Kobe Bryant is stoic and all business in his responses to the media and so forth. But with rumors regarding a supposed near-fight with Dwight Howard going viral, Bryant decided to have a little fun with the reports via his newly-opened Twitter account: The mamba vs d12 !! It’s [...]
Tweet The hits just keep on coming for the Los Angeles Lakers. As if dropping their last three games wasn’t enough, news has been released that Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol are both out with injuries: Dwight Howard is out at least 1 week with a torn labrum in his right shoulder. Re-evaluated next week. [...]
Tweet Lionel Messi already has a record-breaking performance this year. In 2012, the Barcelona and Argentinian striker scored 91 goals in the calendar year, breaking West Germany’s Gerd Mueller’s record from 1972. For fun, here’s a video of all 91 of those goals. Messi now has another record that he can claim. On Monday afternoon, [...]
Tweet The hopes of many Washington Redskins fans rested on the shoulders of rookie sensations Robert Griffin III. RG3 was playing at less than 100 percent in their Wildcard Playoff matchup with the Seattle Seahawks after injuring his knee several weeks ago. Down seven points in the fourth quarter, Griffin was attempting to lead the [...]
Tweet The Dallas Mavericks fell to 13-21 on the season after a 99-96 overtime loss to the New Orleans Pelicans Hornets Saturday night. The Mavs have lost 11 of their last 13 games. It’s clearly been a rough stretch for Mark Cuban’s guys and the frustration level around the team is understandably high. As [...]
Tweet As a rookie last season MarShon Brooks showed why he was among the better scorers in college basketball as a senior and gave the Nets a glimpse of what they could expect for years to come. With the Nets revamping the roster during the offseason (including the addition of six-time All-Star Joe Johnson) [...]
David Price always keeps his Twitter account entertaining, and over the weekend, he was complaining about a ticket he received in Miami.
Lance Armstrong is considering coming clean about his PED use during his career, according to a report. See what his motivation is.
Tweet Most college football fans probably tuned into the Cotton Bowl to see how Johnny Football would perform in his first bowl game as Texas A&M faced off against Oklahoma. After seeing that he could more than handle the spotlight of a bowl game, viewers got to see a bit of comedy. In the fourth [...]
THROW IT DOWN
Tweet Friday night featured a matchup of Los Angeles’ NBA squads, the Lakers and the Clippers. The Clippers have become known for their high-flying dunks lately, but Friday it was Kobe Bryant who brought the house down early: Not bad for an “old” man. Chris Paul should have ducked. -ALR
Tweet The majority of 34-year-old men are sitting on their couches feeling the effects of middle-age creeping up on them. Not Kobe Bean Bryant, though. In the first quarter of the Lakers game against the Clippers, Kobe intercepted a pass and took off on a fast-break. That’s when he delivered a vicious dunk. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzGolkfK2Ak&feature=youtu.be Chris [...]
Tweet We’re less than 48 hours away from what could be the last game in the Hall of Fame career of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. Baltimore will look to extend Lewis’ playing days as long as possible with the intention of sending the two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year out a champion, [...]