Goalie Uses iPod to Win Final; Belichick, Line One

When Manchester United took the Carling Cup Sunday, no one could claim surprise.  They’ve dominated every table they’ve chosen to sit at all season.  However, no one quite expected the goalkeeper for Man U, Ben Foster, would credit his success in blocking almost all the penalty shots he saw past extra time to secure the […]

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Heisman Homeless As Sports Museum Shuttered

The Heisman Trophy has become an itinerant worker the last few years. After 9/11, the Downtown Athletic Club sent its baby ’round to various venues for the ceremony.
Eventually, the DAC settled on a deal with the brand-new Sports Museum of America in Lower Manhattan last year to give it a proper home and a job […]

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Paxson Out in Chicago and Porter Out in Phoenix?

This is shaping up to be a lousy weekend to have once been a designated three-point shooter for Michael Jordan, at least according to Peter Vescey of the NEW YORK POST. Rumors in Phoenix the last few days and now reported by Vescey suggest Phoenix Suns head coach Terry Porter will be out very soon, […]

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Speed Read: NFL Commish Feels Your Fiscal Pain

Quiet night in sports as the NBA gears up for the All-Star weekend in Phoenix (first round of stories: “Hey, it gets cold in the desert!”).  Therefore, coverage this morning will be 20-25% less sports-y.  This is in honor of NFL Commisioner Roger Goodell taking a pay freeze this year and trimming his bonus from […]

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Even Jails Are Bigger in TX for New ‘Boys Home

The old Texas Stadium, soon to be put out to pasture in favor of Regrettable Corporate Sponsorship-to-be-Named-Later Stadium at Second-Name-Here Field, had room for exactly one malcontent in its rather unimpressive jail cell. However, that simply won’t do when $1.3 billion has been poured into a new taxpayer-funded beer garden with live sports.

(It’s hard to […]

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Hazing NBA Rookies Still Approved, Still Hilarious

NBA players’ infallible ability to find the closest Cheesecake Factory in any city has been well-documented.  However, it would appear no NBA player could make it all the way to that carb-loaded dinner without the second-most important meal of the day: bagels delivered by a rookie.
All over the league (even in areas not exactly noted […]

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Duke’s Paulus Doesn’t Fear Your Poster Materials

We know Craig Ehlo.  Craig Ehlo is a friend of ours, if by which you mean that he spent a lot of time in our room growing up, both of us looking up at Michael Jordan.  Greg Paulus, you are no Craig Ehlo.  Damned if you’re not trying to convince us, though.

(A full honor-bestowing bow […]

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Top Football Recruit Considering CFL Over NCAA?

Wichita’s own Bryce Brown, the top-rated high school running back prospect in the country, has not signed with a program officially yet.  His advisor/manager, Brian Butler, is doing everything he can to finagle the best deal and that requires multiple suitors.
Therefore, Butler has tossed in every possible destination he can think of, even if it […]

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Cardinals Fans Still Learning Super Bowl Etiquette

(Ed. note: SbB correspondent Tuffy has been taking the pulse of Phoenix just before the Super Bowl.)
A short time left before kickoff (barely enough time for more Snoop Dogg raps) and the state of Arizona has embraced the Cardinals’ upcoming Super Bowl appearance awkwardly, not quite knowing what to do in such a social situation.
To […]

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Golf Charity Dinner Ends With Fatal Acrobat Fall

An acrobat team entertaining a charity dinner in Scottsdale, AZ, from forty feet above the crowd suffered a tragic loss Tuesday night when one of the acrobats fell to his death from the rafters of the Birds Nest, an entertainment venue near TPC Scottsdale.

(Image from 12 NEWS in Phoenix)
The event was meant to kick off […]

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