Last night after he was called on to start for the Washington Nationals only because Stephen Strasburg was unable to get loose in pregame warmups, pitcher Miguel Batista said of the jeering reaction of Nats fans: “Imagine, if you go there to see Miss Universe — and you end up having Miss Iowa.”
When informed of […]
Delightful piece of journalism by PEOPLE magazine last week, as everyone’s fave brain candy dispenser polled Kim Kardashian on USC’s decision to throw the Trojan belongings of her ex-beau Reggie Bush onto the 110 Freeway.
“Reggie worked hard for that Heisman and deserves it. He earned it! I really don’t think it’s fair to give it […]
Pete Rose’s long wait is finally over.
(3 Words: Abortive. Sports. Merchandise.)
You can stop dialing Bob Costas, Rose hasn’t been cleared for Cooperstown.
Remember Rose’s lovely Asian girlfriend Kiana Kim, who I was first to bring to your attention last year? The same girlfriend who when she first met Rose at a car dealership two years […]
Jenn Sterger of Versus had this analysis of Danica Patrick’s appearance on the red carpet at the ESPYs on Thursday:
After viewing a certain woman’s red carpet pics, I know what happens next @ GoDaddy.com. It’s called a bukkake. Jeebus. Her stylist is fired
Is a stray shot or six of Aquanet reason to shower someone with […]
For the first time since around Week 11 of the ‘87 NFL season, I would’ve loved to have heard Chris Berman’s schtick applied to Jeremy Shockey at the ESPYs last night:
“B.A.C. B.A.C. B.A.C. B.A.C. B.A.C. B.A.C. B.A.C. … GONE!”
(Shockey at “Seat Pourer” check-in)
Not exactly a shocker, considering this sort of red carpet impairment:
A Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleader named Marlana Aref was brought to my attention today by a SbB reader in Tampa.
The 20-year-old Aref just completed her second season as a Bucs cheerleader.
Aref, in her official NFL team video profile, says she’s a student at South Florida.
Michael Hiestand of USA TODAY has the latest on the employment status of Erin Andrews at ESPN:
Erin Andrews and ESPN have tentatively agreed to a new deal to replace her current one, which expires this week. ESPN executive Norby Williamson, declining to say how Andrews’ on-air roles might change, says, “We hope to have a […]
Erin Andrews‘ contract with ESPN officially expires at the end of the week. Monday evening John Ourand of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL reported on Twitter:
Erin Andrews will be staying at ESPN, according to Jim Miller, who is teaming with Tom Shales to write the definitive book on the network.
Here’s Miller’s bio. After Ourand’s note tonight, I emailed […]
Adrian Peterson enjoyed lotsa notable, public accomplishments during his decorated Oklahoma football career. But while he was still enrolled at Norman, he authored one virtually unknown feat that some of you may end up cherishing more than his trampling K-State.
In 2006, Peterson was named to the Playboy All-American team. As part of the honor he […]
Queen Elizabeth will be at Centre Court Wimbledon today for the first time in 33 years to, apparently, watch three matches. The featured players the All England Club is rolling out for the monarch’s amusement are Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Caroline Wozniacki.
(AOL’s Greg Couch is incensed by the snub)
Roger Federer and Venus Williams […]