Strapped for money after Beijing Olympics, Logan Campbell opened a brothel to fund his Olympic training

What most people don’t realize about the Olympics is that it can be very expensive for the athletes involved. Especially for the athletes outside of the “glamour” sports. They don’t have the luxury of corporate sponsors with deep pockets footing the bill like athletes that compete in swimming and track and field do. So they […]

Ethiopian steeplechaser Birhan Gethum left the track in a wheelchair after slamming into the final hurdle

Today’s qualifying heat was a tough one for Ethiopian steeplechaser Birhan Gethum. Not only was Gethum far off the pace in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, he ended up not finishing the race after slamming into the final hurdle.

Lions linebacker Justin Durant would continue to eat Chick-Fil-A even if they supported slavery

We’re sure you’re well aware of the brouhaha surrounding Chick-fil-A ever since owner Dan Cathy said he supports “the biblical definition of the family unit.” So there’s no need to get into that here. But what will get into here is how much of fan of Chick-fil-A Lions linebacker Justin Durant is. You see, Justin […]

Victor Conte arrived in London this morning claiming he is now an anti-doping advocate

BALCO founder Victor Conte, the man behind the performance-enhancing drug “the clear” that tarnished Marion Jones’ career, arrived in London Friday morning. According to the NY Daily News, Conte is now training 22-year-old Olympic boxer Marlen Esparza and claims to be a changed man. So much so that he now calls himself an “anti-doping advocate”.

Team USA broke an Olympic record; Nigerian player broke James Harden’s ankles

Team USA beat Nigeria 156-73 on Thursday and broke the Olympic record for most points in a game with 156. But while Team USA was breaking an Olympic record, a Nigerian player was breaking something else. Namely, James Harden’s ankles.

President Obama agrees with the Penn State sanctions

President Obama joined 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, Ohio and spoke of several sports related topics. He talked White Sox, he talked Dream Team vs. 2012, and he even jumped into the Sanchez/Tebow fray. But his most interesting comments came when he was asked if the “punishment fit the crime.” To which President Obama says, […]

Someone hacked the Facebook pages of multiple MLB teams

What started out as supposedly an isolated hacking of the New York Yankees Facebook page quickly turned into a not so isolated hacking of multiple MLB team’s Facebook pages. What you see above is what was done on the Yankees page and what you’re about to see is what was done to the pages of […]

Would Bill O’Brien be recruiting Penn State players if he were at another school? ‘Hell no!’

Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien has been relatively mum on the idea that some of his players could be looking for greener pastures. But now that seven players have decided to transfer and Lane Kiffin and that Mercedes jet has lured Silas Redd away, O’Brien can no longer hold his peace. In an interview […]

Kentucky assistant Rod Strickland arrested for driving with a suspended license

University of Kentucky assistant coach Rod Strickland was arrested Thursday morning on charges of driving on a suspended license, failure to signal and having no vehicle registration. Strickland was arrested in April 2010 on a DUI charge and after pleading guilty, his license was suspended from April 15, 2010 until April 15, 2011. But strangely, […]

Jimmy Haslam just bought the Cleveland Browns for more than $1 billion

Yes, you read that correctly. More than $1 billion. Need context on how what president and CEO of Pilot Flying J, Jimmy Haslam paid for the Browns stacks up with other recent deals? Well the Los Angeles Dodgers sold for $2 billion earlier this year. So Haslam is paying roughly half of what Magic Johnson […]