SantosThe regular season is winding down in the NBA, and it is just about time to round-up the usual suspects in the MVP race, except we have a couple of new faces this year in the running. Our reigning champion, Derrick Rose, is probably somewhere with ice on his ankles, so he is out of [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
Jason WhitneyLeBron James did it again! James, during their heated game against the Celtics tonight, chased down Greg Stiemsma from behind and swatted away what was about to be an easy dunk in transition. Check it out: Technorati Tags: James Block, Lebron JamesSports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov says he would "crush" Mark Cuban in a fight if the Mavericks sign Deron Williams in free agency.
Arun MoraceThe University of Arkansas has announced today that it has fired the head coach of their football team, Bobby Petrino, after a scandal involving Petrino crashing his motorcycle and lying about the fact that he had a female passenger riding along with him. Petrino, who is a married man, initially claimed that he had been [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
Jim RacaltoWhen I think of the word “icon”, specifically in sports, I think of someone who is instantly recognizable as the face of their respective sport. I can immediately call to mind that person’s accomplishments and relevance in the sports world. For this piece, I took a different approach, and chose ten different icons in ten [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
BRING THE THUNDER
It seems that the playoff race in the East has Mike Dunleavy fired up, but bit too fired up.
Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
Jason WhitneyIt is finally here; a Jeremy Lin documentary! The Los Angeles Times reports that the New York Knicks guard will be the subject of a documentary that is being shopped by CAA. The film is expected to cover Lin’s athletic career, his upbringing in California and his life at Harvard. According to the Times: The Lin doc [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
Andy FlintI’ve been itching to compare a couple of NBA “bigs”. The problem I kept running into was the fact that the league is in serious demand for legit centers. Guys like Hakeem Olajuwon, Patrick Ewing, David Robinson, Shaquille O’Neal and Dikembe Mutombo roamed the paint when I was growing up. The league was littered (okay maybe [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
Jim RacaltoXherdan Shaqiri, at 20 years old, has been one of the most talked about players in the Swiss League. He is the catalyst behind Basel’s impressive season thus far. Shaqiri is expected to be the next big soccer star, which is evidenced by his $10 million dollar deal with Bayern Munich. Don’t know who he [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
Bryan EllisIn an important day of Premier League action, Manchester United faced the hapless Queens Park Rangers. The Rangers, coming off a surprising win against Arsenal last weekend, looked to try to contain Wayne Rooney and try to pull off another shocker. The match was almost over before it began, sadly, with a questionable red card [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
Not only did Dwight Howard allegedly want Stan Van Gundy removed as Magic coach, but it is being reported that he had SVG's replacements in mind.
SantosAn interesting tweet just came down the pipe from ESPN’s Bill Simmons, who is a LA Clipper season ticket holder. Apparently, Demarcus Cousins may have challenged Blake Griffin to a fight in the locker room after their game Thursday night. Here’s the tweet: Heard Cousins challenged Griffin to a fight in tunnel after [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
Jason WhitneyLooks like Kobe Bryant got bitten by his own snake. Chandler Parsons pulled a “Kobe Bryant” move on the Black Mamba himself. Don’t feel bad Kobe, it happens to all the greats at least once or twice throughout their careers. Remember the great Michael Jordan getting shook by a young Allen Iverson? Last time they [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
Jason WhitneySometimes in sports we have sad stories like this that puts everything in perspective. Gary Tinsley, a recent University of Minnesota football player who dreamed of turning pro after graduation this spring, was found dead in his Minneapolis dormitory room Friday morning, April 6. Tinsley was just 22-years-old. Authorities are still unsure of the source of [...]Sports...
Damon JacksonWe have a good ole’ Texas showdown this week in our matchup. Cowboys QB Tony Romo against Matt Schaub. Who takes the cake in this one? Let’s dissect. Tony Romo No one has been more criticized in the game of football than Tony Romo. But obviously that comes with the territory when you wear [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
NFL GuyEarlier this morning, Patriots Wide Receiver Chad Ochocinco aired his mind on Twitter regarding the tapes leaked of Gregg Williams prior to the Saints/49ers Playoff game in which Williams calls out specific players to “test” their injuries and find out about some concussion issues Kyle Williams was having. Ochocinco was asked by a follower what [...]Sports-Kings - The...
Ken Williams, father of Niners' WR Kyle, has heard the Gregg Williams tape where he instructs the Saints to injure his son, and he's not pleased about it to say the least.
Oh boy, Manchester City soccer star Mario Balotelli is in hot water again. A week removed from an ridiculous tempter tantrum, he has now admitted to having an affair with prostitute Jenny Thompson. Details are currently unclear, but there’s a rumor that a tabloid paid Thompson $1,900 for the information. The incidents reportedly occured while [...]
SantosLadies and gentlemen, Blake Griffin has struck again. Kendrick Perkins may have to buy Pau Gasol dinner because he is officially off the hook for poster boy of the year. Technorati Tags: Blake Griffin, Obliteration, Pau GasolSports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
Arun MoraceDuring the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 victory over the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning, Montreal goaltender Peter Budaj committed a gaffe for the ages, though it was one that he’ll probably be able to look back and laugh at, since it didn’t cost his team the game. Check it out: Technorati Tags: FAIL, Montreal Canadiens, Peter Budaj, [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
Jim RacaltoMismatch means to match badly; match two objects or people that do not go together. Never more true watching linebackers attempt to defend playmakers Rob Gronkowski, Vernon Davis and Jimmy Graham. These three are revolutionizing the tight end position. Both Graham and Gronkowski broke the 31 year old single-season receiving yards record (1,290) held by [...]Sports-Kings...
Jason WhitneyWhen I grow up I want to be Kevin Love too. I’m not sure you’re allowed to make fun of Mark Cuban after such a horrible commercial. Yea I don’t think we’ll see an increase in ticket sales because of these commercials. They’re very weird and I just don’t know if the marketer who designed [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
JoshAROUND THE RINK is a new weekly hockey segment on the NHL and all of its teams. Every Wednesday we go over what’s new with your favorite teams, your favorite players, as well as the crazy things going on within the National Hockey League. Eastern Conference Boston Bruins: With their 5-3 loss to the Penguins last [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
SantosThis is a very intriguing match up. Both of these teams share some players on their rosters who either improved, or got old in the seven-year time span that separates these two championship teams. So who will take this match? Let’s break it down. Point Guard: Derek Fisher vs….Derek Fisher Ah, remember those days when [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists