Week In Review: Chuck Cannot Stomach Tequila

Charles Barkley has some relationship advice for Shawne Merriman: “You don’t get your women from reality TV.”

Tila Tequila, Charles Barkley, Shawne Merriman

• Well, Jay Cutler’s debut for the Chicago Bears could have gone better.

• Fox Sports reporter Chris Myers compares Larry Foote’s jersey from the Steelers to the Lions to going from dating Beyonce to Whoopi Goldberg.

Michelle Wie’s blog is worth checking out - if only for the leather skirts.

Jim Tressel says Ohio State fans are unhappy & miserable. And William Rolle sort of proves the coach’s theory.

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Bears QB Cutler Performs Poorly Against Packers

Jay Culter’s debut as Chicago’s QB was completely em-Bear-assing.

Jay Cutler Bears Packers

• A fired high school basketball coach decides to spend her new-found free time suing over the fact that girls have to play on school nights while the boys get to play on weekends.

• We knew the New Jersey Nets were losers, but we didn’t realize it was $50 million worth.

• It’s nice when a mother & daughter work together. It’s not so nice when they’re working together to beat up a cheerleading coach.

• Utah’s Kyle Korver & Deron Williams jazz up a charity event with a little dodgeball action.

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Dating Advice With Chris Myers And Fox Sports

It’s always amusing when a buttoned-down sports personality decides for whatever reason to throw caution to the wind and blurt out something inappropriate before millions of television viewers. We won’t exactly call this an Artie Lange moment, but FOX’s Chris Myers amused us all on Sunday by managing to insult the Lions, Whoopi Goldberg and Julian Peterson Larry Foote all in one glorious sentence.

Chris Myers and friends

The video is below so you can hear for yourself, but suffice it to say that there was no real reason for Myers to compare playing for the Lions to dating the star of “Sister Act.” And that’s exactly what he did early in the first quarter of the Lions-Saints game. Here’s the quote:

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Week In Review: Jameson Met Ortiz On MySpace

• How did porn star Jenna Jameson & MMA fighter Tito Ortiz ever get together in the first place? ‘Twas through the miracle of MySpace!

Tito Ortiz Jenna Jameson

• Any ex-Florida football players who dare critique Urban Meyer’s current regime should consider themselves persona non Gator.

• Hilarity ensues when Erin Andrews spends her NFL Draft day with the comic duo of Quan & Dr. Bill Cosby.

• The University of Oregon rules that naked ultimate frisbee is a no-no.

• A horse had to be put down after a two-horse collision during Kentucky Derby practice.

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Rick Fox May Be Done Delighting Lakers Viewers

• Is ex-Laker Rick Fox calling it quits on his basketball broadcast career?

Rick Fox Jeanene Fox

If so, could he bring his sister Jeanene onto the show before he goes?

• This Celtics-Bulls series is turning into an instant playoff classic.

Trev Alberts: Form the TV analyst’s chair to the athletic director’s chair.

Tommy Lasorda visits with the troops - but he’s not looking so well.

• Under Armour recalls over 200,000 athletic supporters. Well, ain’t that a shot to the balls.

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Steelers LB Wants To Take His Ball And Go Home

In modern professional sports, it’s far from uncommon for athletes to force their team’s management to release or trade them. Often, these disgruntled athletes are either buried on the depth chart/rotation/bench, or they have been stuck playing for perennial losers and want a chance to win a few games. Like it or not, it usually works, often to the benefit of both team and player.

LB Larry Foote

What you don’t usually hear about, however, is a perennial starter asking for his release from a perennial winner, let alone a six-time Super Bowl winner. But that’s exactly what Steelers linebacker Larry Foote has done, just months after being the starting (and winning) middle linebacker in Super Bowl XLIII. And if that’s not a big enough twist for you, get this - he wants to play for the Lions. Yes, those Lions. Huh?

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