Jets Favre Clearance Starts 3 Hrs After Retirement

Leave it to CNBC’s Darren Rovell to think of the apparel sales angle to the retirement of a historic quarterback. As soon as ESPN broke the story about Brett Favre retiring at 9:30 this morning, Rovell started a stopwatch to see how long it would take for the New York Jets to launch a memorabilia […]


Duke’s Krzyzewskiville Gets A Meningitis Scare

At Duke, camping out for basketball tickets in Krzyzewskiville, the tent city outside Cameron Indoor Arena, is an annual pastime. At colleges across the country each year, outbreaks of meningitis are also annual pastimes. You can already see where we’re going with this, can’t you …

(They’re covered in germs! All of them!)
From North Carolina […]


Bloomberg: NFL Loses $1.5B+ By Ignoring Betting

Like everywhere else, the NFL needs to find new revenue streams to ward off recession and accommodate new expenses for things like paying medical benefits for veterans. It’s hard to see how they’ll be able to do it given the current economic climate, unless you take a suggestion from a BLOOMBERG editorial written by Joe […]


Darrell Reid Gets In Trouble Before He’s In Da Club

Colts defensive tackle Darrell Reid doesn’t even need to get into the club to get himself in trouble. He can do just fine on the sidewalk outside, thank you very much.

(Reid still fresh, no longer clean.)
According to a report in the INDIANAPOLIS STAR, Reid was arrested early Sunday morning after he repeatedly refused to […]


EPL Star Designs For Chicks, Thinks He’s A Horse

If you thought Russian hockey players were strange, they’ve got nothing on their soccer counterparts. Within days of moving to London side Arsenal for a club-record $23 million, the British tabloid NEWS OF THE WORLD combed through just about every written or spoken word the Russian star Andrey Arshavin has produced. And wouldn’t you know […]


Lakers Now Really Do Look Like The Team To Beat

Well, that does it. Just when you thought we were reverting to 2008, when the Eastern Conference showed the heft of the West’s longtime depth, this week goes and shows that the Lakers are going to ensure that the West is back on top. In the span of four days, L.A. beat the Celtics in […]


Baseball’s Most Brazen Liar: ‘03 ‘Roider A-Fraud

Move over Rafael Palmeiro, you’re Congressional interview just got some serious company when it comes to lying about steroids. That’s because, with news leaking about Alex Rodriguez’s positive test for two types of banned steroids in past few hours, this interview with CBS anchor Katie Couric becomes awful striking.

That’s right, A-Rod just denied using steroids, […]


Shaqovich Explodes About Suns’ Lack Of Defense

Somehow this seems to have been lost in all the hype about tonight’s big game, but the Suns lost a game to the Bulls on Saturday night in what can only be called a futile attempt to even try to win. At home. Not shockingly, Shaquille O’Neal was not happy about the setback, and after […]


Super Bowl Or No, So Many Steelers Dying Young

There are statistical oddities and then there are incredibly troubling statistical trends. This story falls under the latter, and it’s sure to put a damper on Pittsburgh optimism heading into Sunday’s Super Bowl. Even if they win, they’re sure to lose many of their heroes to an relatively early death, if the trends inspected in […]


NFL Begging Niners, Raiders To Share New Home

If there was any question that the economic downtown is beginning to trickle down to professional sports, here’s the confirmation: The country’s most popular professional sports league, the NFL, is begging two of its franchises to share a stadium.

(This man and Mike Singletary in the same complex? Bedlam.)
OK, so the word they technically used […]