Thin-skinned umpires are everywhere these days. In the minors, they’re ejecting DJ’s and PA announcers for playing “Three Blind Mice” in response to a questionable call. And in the majors, they’re ejecting players for cheering for their teammates as Matt Kemp found out last night. To be fair, umpire Angel Campos had to listen to […]
Former LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu has entered drug rehab in Houston according to Fox 8. Mathieu has been in rehab since Monday. Thought to be contemplating which university he would play football at this season, Mathieu and his family has decided that he will remain in rehab for the near future and will not […]
We really don’t know what to think of the Chad Johnson-Evelyn Lozada dometic violence case. But this much is clear: Either Chad Johnson is not the person he portrays himself as or someone has unleashed a calculated attack on him. Earlier this week, a woman named Beverly Shiner claimed that she had an affair with […]
Former Georgia football coach Jim Donnan is facing federal fraud charges for his connection with an alleged $80 million Ponzi scheme the Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Thursday. According to the SEC, Donnan and his business partner, Gregory Crabtree of Proctorville, Ohio committed the fraud through a wholesale liquidation company called GLC Limited in […]
Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson thinks MLB should be taking a tougher stance on performance enhancing drugs. As it stands, a player is suspended 50 games for their first failed drug test, the penalty Melky Cabrera received yesterday. A 100 game suspension is the penalty for a second failed test. And a lifetime ban after […]
Saints fans Philip Marshall and Alex Luhrman sat down for a few drinks on Monday and kicked around the idea that someone should fly a “Free Payton” over Saints practice in support of suspended coach Sean Payton. Fast forward to Wednesday and the duo decided that they would be that someone to pull this off. […]
Umpire Greg Gibson was forced to leave last night’s game between the Angels and the Indians after getting spiked in the face by Torii Hunter’s cleat. In the bottom of the fifth, Hunter reached third base after a double by Kendrys Morales. He then tried to score when Indians right fielder Shin-Soo Choo threw an […]
JaVale McGee is currently in Houston working out with NBA great Hakeem Olajuwon. And though the two have only been working out together for a short time, Olajuwon is impressed with McGee. And that much shouldn’t really be surprising. McGee is an athletic 7 footer with the tools to be a very good NBA player. […]
Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez pitched the first perfect game and fourth no-hitter in Mariners history in a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Hernandez struck out 12 batters and now has a record of 11-5 with a 2.60 ERA.
Melky Cabrera was in the middle of a superb season where he was hitting .346 with 11 homers and 60 RBIs. And let’s not forget that he was named MVP of the All-Star Game. But his season came to an end earlier today as he was suspended 50 games after testing positive for testosterone.