Van Halen Announces Fall Tour With David Lee Roth

FAILED TALK SHOW HOST IS READY TO FRONT VAN HALEN: SPORTS BUSINESS JOURNAL reports Van Halen, “touring for the first time in 23 years with original lead singer David Lee Roth, will play 21 major league arenas among the first 25 dates announced today by concert promoter Live Nation. The tour starts September 27 […]

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ESPN NFL Quarterback Challenge Canceled Because Michael Vick Participated

THIS IS REALLY COVER FOR A JOSH MCCOWN CONSPIRACY: The DETROIT FREE PRESS reports that ESPN’s “NFL Quarterback Challenge”, which was held in the Cayman Islands this year and scheduled to be broadcast on the net later month, will likely never be aired.

The reason? Michael Vick participated. Here’s an interesting blog account about Vick’s experience […]

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James Gandolfini To Play Sonny Vaccaro In ABCD Camp

J. GANDOLFINI GOES FROM FAT TONY TO SCRAWNY SONNY: DAILY VARIETY has news of James Gandolofini’s next appearance on HBO. Fat Tony will play Scrawny Sonny from Pittsburgh. That is, basketball shoe maven Sonny Vaccaro.

Vaccaro repped Nike to young basketball stars (he signed Michael Jordan for the company) and also was known for running high […]

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Jennifer Braff Nude Photos Escape Gaze Of Age Of Love Viewers And Media

“AGE OF LOVE” OLDSTER WAS NUDIE MODEL FOR PLAYBOY: By now you probably now about the frightfully inane “Age of Love” fake reality show wrought on us by NBC. In the program’s recent finale, former competitive tennis pro Mark Philippoussis picked a 20-something aspiring “Blind Date” contestant over 48-year-old Jennifer Braff.

In the aftermath, LOS ANGELES […]

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Rat Problems Infecting Minor League Ballparks

AH, RATS! BALLPARK VERMIN SENT DOWN TO THE MINORS: Turns out Angel Stadium hasn’t been the only SoCal ballpark to get ratted out for sanitary problems:

CBS2.COM and the RIVERSIDE PRESS-ENTERPRISE report that four area minor league stadiums were found with various violations in their food services. Although the parks received overall passing grades, inspectors […]

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Amber Theoharis Wet T-Shirt Opportunity Ruined By Orioles TV

MILLAR’S MOMENT MARRED BY MASN’S MADDENING MUFF: Orioles first baseman Kevin Millar got revenge on his former mates yesterday as he clouted a game winning homer against the Red Sox.

The win meant the O’s won two of three from the rapidly-cratering Bosox. So for Baltimore fans, the only palpable disappointment of the weekend came when […]

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Penn State Fans Rest Easy Joe Paterno Cantankerous As Ever

PENN STATE FANS REST EASY - JOEPA’S STILL AN A–HOLE: You think you had a crappy weekend? Well we’re here to tell you it could’ve been worse. How’s covering Penn State football media day last Saturday grab you?

Dave Seamon drew the short straw at Wilkes-Barre’s CitizensVoice.com and soon was soon lovingly transcribing the wit […]

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John Daly Never Caught With Pants Down At Least Thats What We Here

DALY NOT CAUGHT WITH PANTS DOWN, AT LEAST WE HEAR: The NW ARKANSAS MORNING NEWS reports “when John Daly was introduced at No. 1 tee before the final round of the PGA Chamionship, a leather-lunged fan yelled, ‘Sooie!’“:

Yeah, we all know what he was thinking (we aren’t talking Frank Broyles fans). The LOS ANGELES TIMES […]

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Aussie Football Players Not Enoying The Spotlight From Fans Lasers

AUSSIE FOOTBALL NOT ENJOYING SPOTLIGHT FROM LASERS: It’s one thing to have a laser arm, but the Australian Football League would prefer you didn’t shine it in their players’ faces:

Aussie site THE AGE reports a green laser light was flashed on the faces of two players during a match last Friday at the Melbourne Cricket […]

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Blog-O-Rama: Hot Women In Sports Media

• MR. SUNSHINE sees no clouds on the horizon when it comes to attractive women in the sports media landscape:

• Steve Spurrier’s recent rant about admissions at the University of South Carolina isn’t new, as THE GAINESVILLE (FL) SUN reports the Ol’ Ball Coach had the same ol’ issue during his Gator days.• The ST. […]

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