Jon Papelbon Says Manny Ramirez Is ‘Not Missed’

Jonathan Papelbon is still relatively young, but has obviously already made a name for himself as a premiere pitcher in baseball. That rep, combined with an equal level of skill and a fiery personality, usually lets him get away with saying anything he wants.

And that outspokenness, in turn, attracts the cameras. And perhaps the heinous […]

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Oklahoma Freshman Wideout Hearts Guns, Ladies

Carrying guns on a school campus = big no-no. Obviously, right? Well, some people apparently didn’t get the whole”guns r bad, m’kay” memo - like Oklahoma freshman wide receiver Josh Jarboe. Back in March, he was arrested for carrying a gun on campus, but naturally got it reduced (because of his academics, natch).

And while I […]

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Golfer Takes Swing at Ryder Cup, Calls It ‘Slavery’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Memo to all people everywhere: STOP USING RACIALLY INDICATIVE TERMS TO TALK ABOUT SPORTS.

Golfer Hunter Mahan is latest moron to incite a term that relates to racism for the purpose of describing something in the sports world. THE SPORTING LIFE reads up on Mahan’s recent interview with GOLF MAGAZINE, where among other stupid […]

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Moss’ 8th Grade Daughter a Hit with HS Hoopsters

It’s not all that unsurprising to hear that a professional athlete’s son or daughter is also talented at sports or possesses athletic physical qualities. That’s just how hereditary genes work. Yes, my father is a brilliant writer and a super genius, thanks for asking.

So finding out that Randy Moss’ daughter Sydney is getting her glisten […]

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Padres’ Bush Can’t Stay Away From Basebrawls

Is there any way we can pass a law that takes half the money professional athletes picked in the first round earn and hide in escrow for a few years until they prove their complete worth and/or don’t become irreparably harmful to society? Yeah, probably not.

But sometimes it seems like a good idea. Like with […]

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FavreWatch: Brett Tells Everyone He Won’t Report

Brett Favre is making me a touch schizophrenic in my inability to feel the same way about him day to day. Will he come to training camp? Or won’t he? Does he want to get traded? Or doesn’t he? Really, the waiting for each new press conference/announcement is the hardest part. Well, except for the […]

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Favre Heading Back To The Bay, Next Stop Jets?

Despite all of Roger Goodell’s kind gestures to the Ted Thompson (re: do something with Brett Favre now before I “Tank Johnson” your entire team), and despite the Packers wiretapping their QB, the grizzled old gunslinger is still a Green Bay Packer.

And it appears, as reported by Adam Schefter at NFL.COM, that Favre has no […]

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Sasha Vujacic Could Be Leaving Lakers For Europe

The hard fought battle between “Underused and Underappreciated Yet Not Quite Star-Level Restricted Free Agents” and “Foolish NBA GM’s” is starting to heat up. Josh Childress, representing the former, made like France and ran to Greece. But lest we confuse this tactic of playing overseas with retreating, remember that the players are screwing over their […]

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Cards Trying To Keep Cowboys Fans Out of Home

The Arizona Cardinals are a perennial sexy sleeper pick for NFL fans of wagering on the over/under of total games won, while at the same time remaining a bastion of mediocrity with which the city of Cleveland can follow. (Just kidding, Cleveland, you’re swell.) Given all that preseason hype, combined with that needy desperation and […]

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The Packers Are Basically Wiretapping Brett Favre

You know how sometimes you break up with a girl, only she refuses to leave your house at first? And then she finally leaves but ends up coming back to hang out? But when she comes back, she uses your phone to call some other dude and try to hook up, all while telling you […]

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