LATEST STORIES FROM SPORTRESS OF BLOGITUDE

Charles Barkley’s telestrator shenanigans literally writes-off Rockets (vid)

The Houston Rockets sneaked into the 2016 NBA Playoffs as the eighth seed in the Western Conference after an utterly disappointing 41-41 regular season. This meant the team faced the daunting task of playing the seemingly unstoppable Golden State Warriors in the first round. After getting throttled in Game 1 to the tune of a 104-78 loss, the Rockets’ prospects of perhaps eking out...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Adam LaRoche has ‘zero regrets’ over retirement

Adam LaRoche found himself at the center of one of the most controversial stories of spring training when he abruptly retired amid a dispute with the Chicago White Sox related to the access his 14-year-old son Drake had to the team. But the slugger stresses he doesn’t regret making the decision, saying it was the best one for his family. “I haven’t lost an ounce of sleep,” LaRoche...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron James on Cavs: ‘We have to play better’ in Game 2

LeBron James is playing the role of perfectionist heading into the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 2 showdown with the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Despite coming out on top with a 106-101 Game 1 victory — an outcome marred by uneven starts to the second and fourth quarters — James pointed out that as far as the Pistons are concerned, he and his teammates would be well advised...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Noah Syndergaard pitch brands catcher Kevin Plawecki‘s chest

To say New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard has gotten off to a blazing hot start in 2016 would be a drastic understatement. So much so, the fireball-throwing right-hander has left quite the impression on Mets catcher Kevin Palwecki. Literally. During Monday’s 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies — in which he gave up one run on five hits with eight strikeouts in seven innings...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall, Eric Decker reach out to Ryan Fitzpatrick

While reports suggest that Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets are nowhere close to ending a protracted stalemate regarding the quarterback's future with the organization, two of the team's wide receivers decided to reach out to him courtesy of a purportedly whimsical video on Monday, the first day of the team's offseason program. The prevailing message conveyed by Erick Decker...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Sharks fan trolls Darryl Sutter with ‘Kings Eat Farts’ message (pic)

The Los Angeles Kings may have gotten the last laugh Monday night by beating the San Jose Sharks by a score of 2-1 to get themselves back into the series, albeit at a 2-1 deficit, but one wisenheiming Sharks backer elicited a chuckle or two courtesy of a couple of flatulent-related messages scrawled on his phone. During several moments in the game, the Sharks fan, seated directly...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Donald Trump: Rex Ryan ‘won the championships in New York’

Rex Ryan on Monday night introduced Donald Trump at a rally in Buffalo ahead of Tuesday’s New York primary, and the Republican presidential nominee frontrunner erred by suggesting the Buffalo Bills head coach won championships during his tenure with the New York Jets. And Rex introduces Donald Trump. pic.twitter.com/jldy4aAo0o — Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) April 18, 2016 “He won...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Bags of air from Kobe's last game garner huge bids on eBay

Die-hard fans of Kobe Bryant will be going to great lengths and apparently are open to spending vast sums of money to procure a keepsake from the Los Angeles Lakers icon’s final NBA game last week. So much so, it seems, that at least one fan was compelled to bid thousands of dollars on eBay for a truly unique piece of memorabilia from Bryant’s pro basketball farewell at Staples...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks unveil ‘cupcake’ schedule with clever video

The NFL revealed the 2016 regular season schedule in its entirety on Thursday and the Seattle Seahawks paid a visit to the kitchen — in a manner of speaking — to announce the team’s slate of games on social media. In a video posted to Twitter entitled “Making the 2016 Seahawks Schedule,” the team presented the season schedule as a recipe of sorts featuring “ingredients” representing...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Costner says he'd like to make a movie about the Cubs

Kevin Costner has starred in many sports-themed films throughout his respectable career in Hollywood, with baseball-related flicks leading the way. Some even say a couple of his movies about America’s Pastime -- : “Bull Durham” and “Field of Dreams" -- rank among the best baseball movies of all-time. On the other hand, Costner also starred in the clunker that was “For the Love...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

New Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner won’t hire assistants who golf

New Georgia Tech men’s head basketball coach Josh Pastner vows that he’s “going to be really meticulous” when assembling his staff of assistants. And given one of the conditions he has set for potential new hires, he really means it. Pastner has gone on record to say that he will never hire an assistant coach who regularly spends time on the golf course. “My first question to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry breaks single-season sales record at NBAStore.com

Stephen Curry wasn’t only busy breaking records on the court in 2015-16 by leading the Golden State Warriors to a regular-season record 73 wins and three-pointers made in a single season (402). He also was shattering merchandise sales records off of it. According to NBA media services data provided to CSN Bay Area, sales of Stephen Curry merchandise at NBAStore.com rose over 250...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Brooks Orpik extracts tooth with towel during Caps win (vids)

In Installment No. Infinity to “Hockey Players Are The Toughest Athletes On The Planet (And Also The Most Dentally Challenged), Brooks Orpik was captured on camera during the Washington Capitals’ 2-0 Game 1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers extracting his own busted-up tooth. The cause of the improvised, emergency oral surgery was prompted by the defenseman getting caught up...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall on Brock Osweiler: ‘We’re coming for him’

The NFL announced the 2016 regular season schedule on Thursday, and at least one member of the Denver Broncos already has his eyes set on the team’s opponent in Week 7. Or at least one of said team's new players. In a Monday Night Football game slated for Oct. 24, the Broncos will host the Houston Texans in a game when the Super Bowl champions will be able to have their first...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Carmelo on future with Knicks: ‘As of right now, I’ll be here’

Carmelo Anthony on Thursday had his annual exit meeting with the New York Knicks after an incredibly disappointing 32-50 season. And from what he had to say afterward, it’s clear the superstar expects big things out of the organization in this coming offseason. The 31-year-old Anthony described his meeting with Knicks president Phil Jackson and general manager as “very honest...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Shaquille O’Neal responds to ‘scared’ Big Show’s threats (vid)

If it were up to Shaquille O'Neal, the NBA superstar-turned-analyst will soon find himself once again in the squared circle with Big Show. O'Neal surprised wrestling fans by participating in the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 32 earlier this month, during which he and Big Show renewed their rivalry.   O'Neal then said after the battle royal that...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Cavs playoff game could bump Justin Bieber’s Cleveland concert

The Cleveland Cavaliers may unfortunately be forced to do something that is wisely best-avoided: Upset a rabid pack of Beliebers. A scheduling snafu may result in Justin Bieber’s Cleveland stop on his “Purpose World Tour” — scheduled for April 26 at Quicken Loans Arena — having to be moved to another date, as Game 5 of the Cavaliers’ first-round series against the Detroit Pistons...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Shirtless Prince Fielder has playoff fever for Mavs, Stars (vids)

The Texas Rangers filmed a couple of videos recently to show support for the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars, nearby teams that have both punched their tickets to their respective leagues’ postseason. The messages to the local NBA and NHL teams are led by Rangers skipper Jeff Banister and are typical of these kind of encouraging words of support: Friendly, congenial and understated...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

$2 million worth of Kobe Bryant merchandise sold on Wednesday

Staples Center set a worldwide arena record by selling $1.2 million in merchandise on Wednesday during Kobe Bryant’s final NBA game. A whopping $2 million of memorabilia commemorating the the Los Angeles Lakers icon's retirement were sold when online sales are included. Sean Ryan, AEG vice president of merchandise, told ESPN that the sales set a single-day record, eclipsing the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Jared Allen signs one-day contract to retire as Minnesota Viking

Jared Allen hilariously announced his NFL retirement in February by literally riding off into the sunset. Kind of. But fittingly, the longtime NFL sackmaster has signed a one-day contract with the Minnesota Vikings so he can retire with the team where he enjoyed the most success as a professional football player. We're glad to have you back, @JaredAllen69 -- even if it is just...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

‘Fan’ looks up ‘How long does a baseball game last?’ at Yanks-Jays game (pic)

The beginning of the 2016 MLB season obviously was greeted by baseball fans with universal excitement. But that doesn’t mean the same can be said for individuals dragged to games by said baseball fans. A post to reddit illustrates all too well how some folks aren’t the most thrilled to be sitting in the stands at an MLB ballpark, as a photo shows how one woman was so bored by...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Colts punter Pat McAfee makes hilarious offer to J.J. Watt

J.J. Watt has been in the headlines of late for not only his recent “date” with Kate Hudson but also for how he’s hinted that he doesn’t intend overstay his welcome in the NFL, suggesting he may retire far earlier than many would suspect. The Houston Texans’ all-world defensive player, who also recently revealed how last season was the “most strenuous” for him during his time...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson reflects upon his recent past on Instagram

It has almost been one year ago to the day that Adrian Peterson was reinstated by the NFL after his entire 2014 campaign was derailed when child abuse charges were filed against him in September of that year, a development that ultimately and effectively ended his season. Peterson's decision to take to social media to reflect upon things probably is no coincidence. The Minnesota...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig, Mike Trout and Matt Kemp honor Kobe Bryant (pics)

On a day loaded with compelling story lines and drama, it’s no surprise that Kobe Bryant’s final NBA game ruled over them all. And the Los Angeles Lakers iconic superstar went out in quintessential Kobe-like manner: Scoring 60 points while jacking up a whopping 50 shots to send the Lakers off into the offseason with a 101-96 victory over the Utah Jazz for only the team’s 17th victory...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Cam Newton’s foray into water polo world was for his new show

Cam Newton generated quit a bit of fanfare online on Tuesday when a photo surfaced of the musclebound Carolina Panthers quarterback engaging in some water polo … and looking downright intimidating while doing so. It turns out the reason for Newton’s foray into the world of water polo was all part of a segment he was taping for a new series he’s fronting for kids-centric cable network...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
Sportress of Blogitude
Who are the ad wizards who came up with this blog?
Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker