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Archived Since:April 20, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Everyone is making fun of the U.S. Ryder Cup task force

Things have gotten bad for the U.S. Ryder Cup team that the PGA of America is creating a task force to assess the team’s problems and develop a viable strategy moving forward. This has caused some guffaws among the golf community, especially the European golf community.. I thought it was 0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0 @dougferguson405 Just saw the […]

Cowboys running back Joseph Randle arrested on shoplifting charges

Dallas Cowboys backup running back Joseph Randle was arrested Monday on Class B theft charges at a Dillard’s department store in Frisco, Tex., 105.3 FM the Fan in Dallas is reporting. According to the radio station, Class B theft charges in Texas are brought for a theft of $50 to $500 worth of merchandise. In […]

Jerry Jones wants to talk about Johnny Manziel but isn’t allowed to

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones may have the urge to talk about the quarterback he didn’t take in the NFL draft — that would be Johnny Manziel — now and then, but certain unidentified people have told him to zip it. Jones, whose team rocketed to a 5-1 record after a big win in Seattle […]

Neymar 4, Japan 0: Brazilian superstar powers Selecao to win in Singapore

Heading into Tuesday’s Brazil-Japan friendly in Singapore, coaches and players from both teams criticized the state of the pitch at the recently opened, $1 billion National Stadium. According to Yahoo Malaysia, the Football Association...Show More Summary

Dolphins’ Knowshon Moreno is finished for the season and maybe permanently in Miami

Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno will miss the remainder of the NFL season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament Sunday. Moreno, signed to a one-year deal as a free agent, had just come back from an elbow injury that sidelined him two games. He had only six carries for 10 yards against the Green […]

Watch LeBron James take over Cocabana Beach in Rio just by working out

LeBron James went all the way to Rio de Janeiro to play against his former team, the Miami Heat, and while he was in Brazil he did what any sensible person would do: he doffed his shirt and headed to Copacabana Beach. What unfolded was like a scene from a Nike commercial, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst […]

BREAKING: South Florida sports fans don’t like going to sporting events

The Florida Panthers hosted the Ottawa Senators on Monday night. Good seats were still available. No, this picture wasn’t taken during intermission… The Florida Panthers had their smallest crowd ever last night. pic.twitter.com/dvCUTkDZw4...Show More Summary

49ers’ Colin Kaepernick is 4-0 all-time on Monday nights after win over Rams

There’s something about Monday nights that suits San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick just fine. Kaepernick completed 22 of 36 passes for 343 yards and three touchdowns in Monday’s 31-17 win over the St. Louis Rams. He’s now 4-0 all-time as a starter on Monday nights. For his career, Kaepernick has completed 66 of 104 […]

Colin Kaepernick sticks with Beats by Dre — with a little tape over the logo

Colin Kaepernick, for one, isn’t giving up his Beats by Dre headphones. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who was fined $10,000 for wearing the product produced by a competitor of an NFL sponsor to a postgame press conference last week, sported them again Monday night after the 49ers beat the St. Louis Rams 31-17. Kaepernick […]

Florida State reportedly investigating Jameis Winston for allegedly getting paid for autographs

Florida State is already investigating quarterback Jameis Winston for his alleged involvement in a sexual assault from December 2012, and now the university is looking into allegations that the Heisman Trophy winner collected money for autographs, ESPN reports. If Winston is found to be in violation of the NCAA rule that bans players from making money off […]

Adrian Peterson pleads ‘not guilty’ to a felony child abuse charge

Suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has pleaded “not guilty” to a felony child abuse charge, Bloomberg reports. Peterson made his plea in writing Oct. 8 after his initial appearance in a Montgomery County, Texas, district court, but the plea only became pubic on Monday. Peterson, who had been expected to plead not guilty, […]

Watch this Dayton college kicker score a touchdown on his own kickoff

It’s rare that a kicker touches a football with his hands after sending it downfield; it’s even rarer that the kicker scores a touchdown on the very same ball he kicked. Well, as Deadspin’s Barry Petchesky puts it, here’s University of Dayton’s William Will “living the dream” over the weekend when he scored six points […]

Penn State revokes Sayreville football captain’s scholarship over hazing investigation

Sayreville War Memorial High School’s football captain will no longer be joining Penn State’s Nittany Lions, a recruiting Web site connected with the university confirms. The university revoked Myles Hartsfield scholarship Monday, just...Show More Summary

Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung reportedly has torn labrum in shoulder

Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung, who’s been playing through pain since injuring his shoulder in Week 3, has a torn labrum in his shoulder, Seattle’s Fox 13 reports. Okung, who was a first-round draft pick in 2010, has struggled in the last two games, after temporarily leaving while playing Denver on Sept. 21. Okung […]

Watch Blackhawks’ spectacular light show before their home opener

The Chicago Blackhawks played their home opener against the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night and kicked off the season with a stupendous video display on the ice before the game. The United Center ice sprang to life with a multimedia extravaganza that featured a montage of scoring highlights, fights and saves. It was pretty terrific […]

Cristiano Ronaldo dismisses reporter’s question after finding out she works for a media outlet he doesn’t like

Cristiano Ronaldo refused to answer questions from a Portuguese journalist after he found out she worked for a television arm of a paper he’s had a notoriously rocky relationship with. The paper, Correio da Manhã, has speculated about the mother of Ronaldo’s 4-year-old son, as well as reported on various other aspects about the Portuguese […]

Luke Wilson reportedly in talks to play Roger Goodell in NFL movie

Luke Wilson is in talks to play Roger Goodell in the Ridley Scott-produced film about the NFL’s concussion problem, The Wrap reports. The 43-year-old “Old School” actor would join confirmed stars Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, Gugu Mbatha Raw, Paul Reiser, David Morse, Arliss Howard and more in the ensemble cast. Sony, the studio […]

Three ridiculous things Phil Jackson said over the weekend

In a free-wheeling, wide-ranging session at The New Yorker Festival on Sunday, Phil Jackson, the New York Knicks president, was in rare form. Jackson talked about the Knicks’ No. 1 fan, Spike Lee, commented on Carmelo Anthony and LSD and addressed the alleged meddling ways of team owner James Dolan. You can decide which comments, […]

What happens if Game 3 of the ALCS in Kansas City is rained out?

For the first time in almost 30 years, there will be an American League Championship Series game in Kansas City on Monday night — if the weather gods cooperate. Rain is in the forecast (via weather.com) throughout the evening, with Game 3 between the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals set to begin at 8:07 […]

Hunter Pence tries and fails to understand the Hunter Pence sign meme

Hunter Pence, the San Francisco Giants outfielder who crushed the dreams of the Washington Nationals by catching a seemingly uncatchable ball in Game 4 of the NLDS, is attempting to be funny. It seems he’s caught on to the meme about himself that began in August when New York Mets fans began holding up signs purporting […]

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