Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Jay Mariotti To Stand Trial For Stalking, Assault Charges

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Tuesday, a judge ruled former ESPN commentator Jay Mariotti will stand trial on charges he stalked, injured and assaulted his ex-girlfriend. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark Windham ruled there was sufficient evidence for Mariotti to be tried on one felony count each of stalking, corporal injury to a spouse or ...

The NCAA Cares More About Mascots Than Ohio State At The Moment

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

It has been five years since the NCAA enacted a policy that essentially prohibits member institutions from using Native American mascots and logos. This policy supposedly affected many schools including well-known ones like the Florida State Seminoles, Utah Utes, and Illinois Fighting Illini. Illinois even got rid of Chief Illiniwek, ...

Doc Rivers “Probably Will” Be Back Next Year

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

The Boston Celtics were smacked around by the Miami Heat in a five-game series that ended the Celtics' hopes of returning to the NBA Finals for the third time in four years. Miami's 97-87 win Wednesday night, gave the Heat at 4-1 series win over the defending Eastern Conference champions. Thoughts ...

Ken Griffey Jr. Cooking Up Some Nike Fresh Airs

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

We always like when people combine actual humans with cartoons. Or even when real live people get tangled up with puppets. That stuff is always good for a laugh. With that in mind, we're fans of the above video. It includes Amar'e Stoudemire, Chris Bosh and Desean Jackson cruising through a ...

FX Cancels Lights Out. Why Can’t Sports Dramas Last?

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

FX Networks officially announced last week that boxing drama "Lights Out" will not be brought back for a second season. Despite critical acclaim and a ton of support internally at FX, the show will unfortunately have its final episode next Tuesday. Personally, I really enjoyed "Lights Out" and thought a gritty ...

Caroline Wozniacki And Jimmer Fredette Make For A Good Evening

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Last night I wasn't sure what to watch. I knew the San Diego State-BYU game would be entertaining, but I wasn't sure how long I'd be able to stick with it, plus it didn't start until 10 p.m. here. Luckily, women's tennis kept me interested for once. Watching 20-year-old Danish sensation ...

Barry Stanton: Today’s A-Hole Of The Day

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Congratulations to Barry Stanton. And no, I'm not referring to the oldie British rock-n-roller who know tours as a geriatric across Australia. I'm talking about Barry Stanton, the news editor for ESPN.com. ESPN made public the ballots from its 18 employed Hall of Fame voters. That’s right, ESPN has 18 HOF voters. ...

The Biggest Sports Losers From 2010

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

"Whatever happened to all the season's losers of the year?" - Cheap Trick, Surrender We're glad you asked, Cheap Trick, even if it was in 1978 that you posed the question. But thanks to the pride of Rockford, it did occur to us that someone needs to compile an official list of ...