Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly rejected deal that would’ve landed them Andrew Bynum

The Minnesota Timberwolves were busy during free agency and were rumored to be working behind the scenes in an attempt to land Pau Gasol. That attempt to land the Lakers big man fell through, but Charley Walters of the Pioneer Press reports that the Timberwolves had a chance to land the bigger, younger Lakers big […]

Lane Kiffin is done voting (and lying about it) in the coaches’ poll

If you’re unaware on what has causde Lane Kiffin to take his ball and go home in regards to the coaches’ poll, we’ll get you up to speed. Earlier this month when USA Today released their preseason poll, Kiffin cautioned coaches around the nation not to be influenced by the hype surrounding USC coming into […]

Tyrann Mathieu may sit out this season in hopes of rejoining LSU next season

Tyrann Mathieu is limbo after being dismissed from the LSU football team after failing his 3rd drug test while at LSU. Mathieu has visited McNesse State and other FCS schools have expressed interest, but Mathieu may have a different plan in mind. According to Joe Schad of ESPN, a heartbroken” and “grieving” Mathieu has expressed […]

Stephen Strasburg will reportedly be shut down in the postseason

We’ve heard the rumbles regarding the innings limit that the Nationals have Stephen Strasburg on. The whole idea sounds fine until you’re in the thick of a pennant race. That’s when you have to decide just how serious you are about keeping arguably your best pitcher on an innings limit. And with the Nationals leading […]

Denard Robinson is the latest football player who thinks he can beat Usain Bolt in the 40

So it seems that this notion that certain fast football players believe they can beat Usain Bolt in the 40 is spreading. First, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson staked his claim that he could beat Bolt in the 40 and now, Michigan’s running back that occasionally throws, Denard Robinson has claimed that he too […]

Chad Johnson’s eventful weekend consisted of getting arrested for domestic violence, being released by Dolphins

While you were doing whatever you were doing this weekend, Chad Johnson was busy having a very bad weekend. First, Johnson was arrested on domestic violence charge after he allegedly head-butted his wife Evelyn Lozada during an argument. The argument allegedly started when Lozada found a receipt for a box of condoms in Johnson’s car. […]

There’s already a billboard up in Philadelphia welcoming Andrew Bynum

If you were wondering how the Philadelphia 76ers really felt about landing Andrew Bynum, here’s your answer. Yes, they’ve already put up a billboard welcoming the big man. But can you blame them? Before the trade, they were actually going to begin the season with Kwame Brown as the starting center. Think about that. Yeah, […]

NBA approves deal that will send Dwight Howard to the Lakers

With David Stern vetoing trades these days, we decided that we would wait until things were official. Granted, this situation is unlike the Chris Paul situation, but we just wanted to hear officially that it was done. And since Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports has reported that the league has approved the deal, we can […]

Tyrann Mathieu kicked off LSU football team

Besides being suspended last season after a failed drug test and sparring with players from other teams on Twitter, Tyrann Mathieu has kept his nose relatively clean. But today, Les Miles shocked everyone when he announced at a press conference that Mathieu has been kicked off the LSU football team for violating team policy.

Did the NFL do background checks on their replacement referees?

Earlier today, we showed you an on-the-filed gaffe by replacement referee Craig Ochoa. The mistake was a big deal in the grand scheme of things, but with every misstep by these replacement referees comes more scrutiny. People will begin to wonder where these referees come from and if they’re qualified to do the job. What […]