Bryce Harper plans to use the offseason to train to become a firefighter

The offseason for a professional athlete is filled with downtime. When they’re not getting ready for the upcoming season or vacationing, they’re usually trying to figure out how to pass the time. So rarely do you see a professional athlete use the offseason to train for another profession just in case this whole baseball thing […]

Toronto television station reports that Steve Nash was traded to the L.A. Kings

Guess you have to give CP24 in Toronto a pass on this one. It’s not like they’re used to reporting breaking basketball news. So when news broke that Steve Nash had been traded to a team in Los Angeles, they went with the only team in Los Angeles that they are familiar with. And that […]

Lance Armstrong accuses USDA of “selective prosecution” and having a vendetta against him

When the USDA hit Lance Armstrong with brand new doping charges last month it caught everyone off guard. The 15 page charging letter made numerous unpublicized allegations against Armstrong citing blood samples from 2009 and 2010. The samples were said to be “fully consistent with blood manipulation including EPO use and/or blood transfusions.” The Armstrong […]

NFLPA files lawsuit against NFL over handling of bounty scandal

Saints linebacker Jonathon Vilma has already filed a lawsuit against Roger Goodell, and now the NFL Players Association has filed a separate lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of all four suspended players for their handling of the bounty scandal. The lawsuit, filed in New Orleans federal court, claims that Roger Goodell “violated the collective […]

A rendition of ‘God Bless America’ took a turn for the worse at Comerica Park yesterday

Let us set the scene. A United States serviceman was winding down a great rendition of “God Bless America” yesterday at Comerica Park in Detroit when things took a turn for the worse. Just as he attempted to belt out the final “My home, sweet home”, his voice informed those in attendance that it was […]

Ron Jaworski: Joe Flacco has the strongest arm in the NFL

Time to fire up the Joe Flacco debate again. We already know where Flacco’s agent stands when it comes to where Flacco ranks among NFL quarterback. And we already know where Flacco himself stands when it comes to where he ranks among NFL quarterbacks. Now we get to hear from ESPN’s Ron Jaworski on the […]

Steve Nash wanted to be traded to the Lakers so he could be close to his children

Before news broke that the Suns had sent Steve Nash to the Lakers in a sign-and-trade deal, all signs pointed to Nash landing with the New York Knicks. But according to the Arizona Republic, things changed when Nash approached the Suns on Tuesday and asked them to trade him to the Lakers so he could […]

Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright arrested on felony DUI charges

Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright was arrested early Monday morning on felony DUI charges in downtown Los Angeles. According to police, Wright was part of an injury accident involving a Chevy Silverado pickup and a Mercedes SLS luxury sports coup. Upon arriving on the scene, police were told by Wright that “he had been drinking earlier […]

Tony La Russa’s explanation for leaving Johnny Cueto off All Star team violates MLB’s new CBA

Tony La Russa and Reds manager Dusty Baker have been involved in a back and forth over La Russa leaving Johnny Cueto and Brandon Phillips off the NL All Star team. Baker contends that the snub of Cueto and Phillips stems from La Russa holding a grudge from a 2010 brawl that Cueto and Phillips […]

Anthony Davis sprains ankle, unlikely to play in the Olympics

The big man situation has gotten even worse today. With Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum, and Chris Bosh already out of the Olympics, Hornets rookie and #1 overall draft pick Anthony Davis looks to be out as well after spraining his ankle. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Y! Sports, Davis severely sprained his ankle in a […]