Ochocinco Gets Carried Away With Twitter Retort

This Twitter thingy is getting out of hand, yeah? It’s not Twitter’s fault and it’s not the media’s fault; if pro athletes would stop saying ridiculous nonsense for everyone to see, we’d stop reporting on the damn thing. But as it happens, pro athletes aren’t exactly the shy, introspective type -  until the day comes […]

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Update: Miami Herald Backs Off From Vick Report

The Michael Vick-sighted-in-Foxboro saga continues: Jeff Darlington of the MIAMI HERALD has fallen on his sword, retracting an earlier report that Michael Vick had been spotted working out for the Patriots today. The Patriots are also confirming that Vick was not there.

After other reliable sources said it wasn’t true, Darlington backed off. During a week […]

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Ustream Viewer Knows Ochocinco Only Too Well

If you’re like me, you find Ustream a little annoying; I don’t want to read how Gianz4Evah thinks that “Philly SUXXXX” on the right side while trying to watch a video on the left. But Chad Ochocinco’s initial offering today was somewhat amusing, if only for the comments generated during and after his “Chad Ochocinco […]

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No Ma’am, You Cannot Have Sex With Tim Tebow

Well, all I can say is that this is a hell of a thing to learn on Twitter. Clay Travis, who covers the SEC for AOL FANHOUSE like capri pants cover Erin Andrews, is the only journalist brave enough to pose the really important question to Florida QB Tim Tebow. To wit: “Are you still […]

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KC Bans Writer For Thoughtful, Accurate Analysis

Rag on the players all you want. Call for the head of a manager; it’s practically America’s second pastime. But dare to suggest that a team’s medical staff isn’t up to par? Now you’ve gone too far.

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That’s the message sent by the Royals, who have banned one of their most loyal fans and […]

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The Allegedly True Michael Irvin Strip Club Story

Without a doubt, Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin has been one of the most flamboyant personalities in sports over the past 25 years. Whether one discusses his incredible football abilities, his even more incredible mouth, his affinity for drugs, his attempts to stab teammates, or his generosity to those in need, there’s a […]

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Cuban, ESPN Making America Safe From Bloggers

Like many control freaks who are in the public eye, Mark Cuban often gets frustrated with bloggers. What’s he supposed to do when they put out scurrilous rumors about the Mavericks, or post unflattering images of him alongside discredited 1950s politicians? Mr. Cuban figures, as one would probably guess, that a blacklist would be a […]

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Joe Posnanski Goes Off On Harold Reynolds Rant

Sportswriter Joe Posnanski is generally recognized as one of the nicest guys in the business. While many sportswriters (and, truth be told, bloggers) have made a name for themselves being shouty and contrarian about everything sports has to offer, Posnanski has more often than not celebrated sports, the personalities playing them, and reminded us why […]

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The Stephen A. Smith Podcast Is Here! Hooray!

Just when you thought that sports journalism couldn’t possibly get louder or more self righteous, Stephen A. Smith rolls out the next phase in his plan for world domination. HELLO AMERICA; IT’S THE STEPHEN A. SMITH PODCAST. THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PODCAST YOU’LL EVER HEAR.

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Stephen A.’s first victim […]

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Raul Ibanez Is A Little Bit Disgusted With Bloggers

If you know me at all, then you know that I usually try to avoid any story in which a member of the Philadelphia Phillies is offering to give out samples of his stool. But this can’t be avoided, so here goes. Raul Ibanez is denying, in spectacular fashion, speculation that he might be on […]

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