Gay athletes in professional sports have become a hot topic lately. From a NFL team asking a draft prospect, “Do you like girls?” to the belief that a gay NFL player is close to coming out of the closet, the chatter about the thought of gay athletes is getting louder and louder.
Ex NBA player Javaris Crittenton was indicted on murder and gang charges on Tuesday. Predictably, the story spread all over the internet including the front page of Yahoo!. The only problem, as you can see above, is that the folks at Yahoo! used a photo of former Laker Trevor Ariza instead of Javaris Crittenton. [Reddit]
Live television has its downfalls. The biggest being people saying how they really feel without knowing that viewers can hear them. Hannah Storm and Mark Schlereth wouldn’t openly talk about Tim Tebow’s limited NFL future live on air. But when they think the camera isn’t rolling, they will. Likewise, Warren Sapp wouldn’t openly criticize the […]
It’s almost every day that someone, somewhere criticizes ESPN’s debate show First Take. But it’s not every day that one of ESPN’s own criticizes the show. At least not publicly. But last night, Grantland creator and SI’s most powerful person in the sports media Bill Simmons, broke rank and criticized the show’s segment with Seattle […]
And now it’s time for your weekly, “Did Stephen A. Smith lie?” story. Last week, we had to ask did Smith lie about a misleading report about a conversation between Rudy Gay and Dwight Howard. The details didn’t add up but Smith maintains that the conversation happened. Now this week, we again have to ask […]
Did Stephen A. Smith lie about Dwight Howard telling Rudy Gay that he wanted him to join him in Brooklyn?
On Friday we reported that Stephen A. Smith claimed that during a recent Raptors-Lakers game, Dwight Howard told Rudy Gay that “he should’ve waited to get traded [to the Raptors] because he could’ve joined him in Brooklyn next season.” The claim by Smith was the type of NBA nugget we praised him for in the […]