Usain Bolt is still the fastest man alive

Many were questioning if Usain Bolt was ready to defend his crown in the 100m after his loss to Yohan Blake at the Jamaican trials. But all of that was put to rest on Sunday when he once again took the crown of the fastest man alive and set an … [Read on]

Report: Josh Hamilton’s personal issue stems from struggling to quit chewing tobacco

Last weekend Josh Hamilton was in a 1-for-14 slump. Hamilton attempted to explain the slump by revealing that he was dealing with some personal issues and that he’s been “disobedient to God.” Of course, those remarks added even more fuel to the … [Read on]

Ryan Dempster took out a full-page ad in the Chicago Tribune to thank Cubs fans

Ryan Dempster angered a few Cubs fans by not approving a deal with the Atlanta Braves because he wanted to go to the Dodgers and then ended up with the Rangers instead. But Dempster attempted to calm any bad blood that Cubs fans have for him on … [Read on]

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 … [Read on]

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. … [Read on]

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 … [Read on]

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 … [Read on]

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. … [Read on]

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 … [Read on]

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 … [Read on]