Did Cuban Toss Shaq Flare in Cuban-Owned Blog?

As a new media owner of the first order, Mark Cuban can blend old media manipulation tricks with new ones better than anyone. Remember his ill-fated bid for the Chicago Cubs? That’s old-school media manipulation. Letting slip that he has a Think System that proves Jason Kidd is the second-best player in the NBA? That’s […]

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CC Sabathia Tosses Out $15m in Cash for NJ Villa

If you have to move to New Jersey (and just a reminder: you don’t), it’s a fine time to shop for a home. Single-family home sales dropped 18% in 2008 and the median sales price took a 7.5% nose-dive. As always, you’ll get the best mortgage rates when you don’t take one out at all.

(We […]

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Mayor KJ Still Reeling from Nasty Sacto Election

Former NBA player Kevin Johnson may have won the Sacramento mayoral election last fall, but that didn’t make all the dirt the previous mayor (Heather Fargo) and her supporters kicked up just disappear. (For your convenience: hints of underage sexual assault, evil landlordism, slimy direct mailings, etc.) Johnson and the city of Sacramento are still […]

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Gary Carter Could Use Mr. Met Hug After Shunning

Gary Carter, Expo Hall-of-Famer and world champion Metropolitan, misses the Mets organization so much that he can’t stop asking for a job there, usually while someone else holds the position.  He also can’t stop quacking on the topic of the day, which is why he’s the manager of the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic […]

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Westhead Hired to Make the Oregon Women Run

Jerry Tarkanian has dibs on “The Shark” (and all your linens), but he hasn’t really used the nickname in nearly a decade. Therefore, we propose Paul Westhead take up the moniker as he also takes up the reins as head coach of the Oregon Ducks’ women’s basketball program. Westhead has two options: run or die. […]

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Football Player Touts Future ‘Sex On Paper’ Book

Colorado Buffaloes CB Ben Burney gets college. No, no… obviously, the fifth-year senior gets college. He’s been faithfully attending classes and receiving lodging and all the other accouterments of higher education.
No, he really gets the point of college. While you’re there, play a sport, write a 500-page book, make a feature-length film, and get a […]

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Female Tennis Pro Questioned on “Female” Part

Sarah Gronert would like to play tennis professionally, perhaps make a little money on the WTA Tour. In fact, she’s played nine tournaments in the last three years and won twice. The young German would seem to have the ability to stick.

Unfortunately, she’s only played in those nine tournaments because she’s been surrounded by the […]

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Yankees Declaring War On Germs In New Stadium

In today’s “we can pimp our team logo anywhere” announcement, the New York Yankees are really getting their money’s worth out of the billion-plus dollars poured into the stadium.  Not only do they get awesome TVs (because of blocked views) and plenty of (available) premium seats, but now they have the magic power to rid […]

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Lasorda Unusually Engorged About US WBC Team

We know Major League Baseball wants us to get excited about the World Baseball Classic, especially since there may be no major leaguers left to play in the tourney if they all keep dropping out.  However, we’re pretty sure Bud Selig sent out his PR strike team to tranquilize and drag off Tommy Lasorda at […]

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Baltimore or Disney: Your Free Birthday Vacation?

While the New York Yankees have shown how to artificially prop up the value of their product, two famous franchises have shown how to turn their product into a party favor. For example, the Baltimore Orioles are giving away a free ticket to anyone that asks for their birthday month (as long as the Red […]

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