A ‘Free Payton’ banner was flown over New Orleans Saints practice

Saints fans Philip Marshall and Alex Luhrman sat down for a few drinks on Monday and kicked around the idea that someone should fly a “Free Payton” over Saints practice in support of suspended coach Sean Payton. Fast forward to Wednesday and the duo … [Read on]

Umpire Greg Gibson got spiked in the head by Torii Hunter last night

Umpire Greg Gibson was forced to leave last night’s game between the Angels and the Indians after getting spiked in the face by Torii Hunter’s cleat. In the bottom of the fifth, Hunter reached third base after a double by Kendrys Morales. He then … [Read on]

Hakeem Olajuwon: JaVale McGee should dominate the NBA

JaVale McGee is currently in Houston working out with NBA great Hakeem Olajuwon. And though the two have only been working out together for a short time, Olajuwon is impressed with McGee. And that much shouldn’t really be surprising. McGee is an … [Read on]

Felix Hernandez throws a perfect game against the Rays

Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez pitched the first perfect game and fourth no-hitter in Mariners history in a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Hernandez struck out 12 batters and now has a record of 11-5 with a 2.60 ERA. … [Read on]

Melky Cabrera suspended 50 games after testing positive for testosterone

Melky Cabrera was in the middle of a superb season where he was hitting .346 with 11 homers and 60 RBIs. And let’s not forget that he was named MVP of the All-Star Game. But his season came to an end earlier today as he was suspended 50 games after … [Read on]

Vikings players are told if they touch Adrian Peterson they’ll be cut

Just in case you somehow have forgotten that Adrian Peterson is the most important player on the Minnesota Vikings’ roster, Dan Wiederer of the Star Tribune has a reminder for you. As you know, Peterson is recovering from ACL and MCL surgery so it … [Read on]

Here’s Joe Philbin cutting Chad Johnson on Hard Knocks

You already knew that the Dolphins had cut Chad Johnson. But seeing it happen during a television show takes things to another level. No matter how you feel about Chad Johnson, watching him get awkwardly cut has to make you squirm just a bit. But … [Read on]

Joe Paterno ‘sobbed uncontrollably’ the day after Penn State fired him

Joe Posnanski , formerly of Sports Illustrated, was given full access to Joe Paterno during the 2011 season for a biography he was writing on the coach. Posnanski moved out to State College in the summer of 2011 and had unprecedented access to both … [Read on]

Chad Johnson apologizes, Evelyn Lozada files for divorce, and woman claiming to be Johnson’s mistress steps forward

Okay, let’s get to the latest in the Chad Johnson, Evelyn Lozada domestic violence case. Lazado released a statement Tuesday afternoon regarding the case and then followed it up by filing for divorce from Johnson claiming that the marriage is … [Read on]

Evelyn Lozada releases a statement, says Chad Johnson has made false accusations against her

We have now entered into the phase of the Chad Johnson-Evelyn Lozada domestic violence case where both sides will attempt to get their side of the story out to the masses. It was reported that at the time of the incident, Johnson claimed that he did … [Read on]