Elton Brand Ruptures Achilles Tendon During Workout

CLIPPERS’ ELTON BRAND RUPTURES LEFT ACHILLES TENDON: The Los Angeles Clippers official website reports this afternoon that “Clippers’ forward Elton Brand ruptured his left Achilles tendon today during his regular daily workout.”

“Plans for Brand to undergo surgery to repair the injury are underway, the details of which will be made available by the team as […]


ESPN Delusional Over Response To Whos Now Feature

• ESPN MAINTAINS DELUSIONAL VIEW OVER “WHO’S NOW”: The PALM BEACH POST reports the delusion meter is off the charts in Bristol as ESPN tries to spin the abject disaster that is “Who’s Now”.

ESPN Senior Coordinating Producer Glenn Jacobs said the “Who’s Now” area on ESPN.com has the “most traffic on espn.com … for four […]


Natalie Gulbis Can Be Yours In Mastercard Form

• Sarah Talalay of the FT. LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL gives credit to Natalie Gulbis, who can now be yours - in Mastercard form.

• Speaking of golf, WAGGLE ROOM welcomes the ladies to the British Open, which will be closed to them again soon after.
• DEADSPIN checks its cliff notes, as gay baller John Amaechi is having […]


Deion Sanders Featured In ATT Online Ad Campaign With David Ortiz Tony Parker

AT&T AD STRATEGY LEANS ON SANDERS IN SHOWER SHOES: AT&T has a new online advertisement featuring sports celebrities called “Home Turf”, which is supposed to get us excited about hooking up our homes with AT&T entertainment systems. The focus is on exploring the homes of pro basketball, basketball and football players.

Our favorite part of the […]


X-Games Skateboarder Falls 50 Feet Straight Down Buy Walks Away

SKATER FALLS 50 FEET STRAIGHT DOWN, YET WALKS AWAY: This hit will really knock your shoes off: a skateboarder freefalls 50 feet straight down, then incredibly gets up & walks away (video link):

Jake Brown was attempting a 720-degree jump during ESPN’s corporate-created X-Games. Although he made the clearance, trouble arose on the back end, […]


Strahan Could Get Fox TV Deal If He Keeps Playing

STRAHAN RETIREMENT COULD CANCEL GIANT FOX TV DEAL: As Michael Strahan keeps away from training camp (and an NFL salary), a potential revenue stream might be flowing his way:

The NEW YORK DAILY NEWS reports that Fox is ready to offer Strahan a slot on their NFL pregame show - a “player diary” segment that would […]


Cubs Fans Putting Together Bidding Group Online To Buy Team

CUBS FANS CULLING TOGETHER BIDDING GROUP FOR CLUB: Watch out Mark Cuban - there’s some competition for you in snatching up the Chicago Cubs:

WINDY CITY SPORTS BLOG calls in from the bullpen that a group of Cubs fans have created a web site in an effort to put together a bidding group for the team […]