Claim: NFLer Sex Assault On Transgender Woman

Leo Standora and Alison Gendar of the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS report:

A transgender New Yorker has filed a $10 million sex assault suit against an NFL player - and in a separate action is also suing the city, saying she was abused and humiliated by cops. Angelina Mavilia’s legal action against San Francisco 49ers cornerback […]


USF Football Coach Bloodied After Player Headbutt

Jim Leavitt never lets us down. As his USF squad plods through a relatively forgettable season, Leavitt still gives us reason to care - like when he shows up to his postgame presser yesterday looking like this:

Greg Auman of the St. Peterburg Times reports that, “when USF coach Jim Leavitt took the podium after Saturday’s […]


Gil Arenas Has Strange, Painful Message For Shaq

Two weeks ago an urban gossip blog reported that the fiancee and baby momma of Gilbert Arenas, Laura Govan, was having a sexual relationship with Shaquille O’Neal. The blog even went so far to publish alleged email correspondence between the two.

The day after the blog report, O’Neal’s wife Shaunie, who is a friend of Govan’s, […]


Names Of Players Who Complained About Mangino

Yesterday we broke the news that KU football players were complaining to the school’s athletic admin about Mark Mangino’s treatment of them  - and how AD Lew Perkins threw Mangino under the bus.

(Top to Bottom: Angus Quigley, Dakota Lewis, Arist Wright)
We haven’t known the players who complained, until now.


Balloon Boy 2: Kid’s Inflatable Defeats Liverpool

Earlier today, English Premier League player Darren Bent of Sunderland sent a shot deflected off a balloon past Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina in the fifth minute to give Sunderland a 1-0 lead and eventual win by the same score.

Amazingly, you can actually see on the game telecast the boy who punched the balloon (beach ball) […]


T.O. Goes Beserk, Accuses Announcer Of Steroids

While NBC commentator Rodney Harrison has already sufficiently exhausted his hyperbolic capital for 99% of the football-loving population, there’s still some affected by his now-mundane bomb-throwing.

(Don’t worry, T.O. still keeping current on his bible passages Tweets too!)
Actually make that one affected. Terrell Owens.
Owens lost it on Twitter after apparently hearing that Harrison called […]


Brooks Inside Derek Jeter’s Suite At Yankee Game

Last time I was in New York, I scored seats to the last All-Star game played at the old Yankee Stadium. Can’t really top that, can ya?

(Lineup last night in Derek Jeter’s suite at Yankee Stadium)
Actually, I think I did on Thursday, watching the Yankees-Red Sox game in the new Yankee Stadium from Derek […]


Will Internet Sports Gambling Save The Economy?

Remember, if you will, the halcyon days of 2005. The market was fine, houses were worth more than 17 cents, and gambling online was still easily possible, if still shady. In 2006, the government slapped gambling websites with a cold, dead trout across the face, unleashing the UIGEA (or Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act) that […]


A Real Life “Hoosiers” Is Playing Out In Kentucky

As good a movie “Hoosiers” was, it’s made all the better by the fact that it’s based on a true story. But one just as inspiration could be happening before our eyes in Kentucky.

Only two states have a true state championship, matching up all the regional winners. Elliott County High School, with just 42 […]


Shaq “Fairly Diligent” At Working Out, Is Still Fat

Great news, Suns fans: The EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE reports that Shaquille O’Neal has been “fairly diligent” in his off-season training. Which might read like the equivalent of being “mostly dead,” but for Shaq it’s a huge improvement. Yes, he’s still fat, but he’s not nearly as fat as he might be this time of year.

You […]