Week in Review: The Soon-to-be Sharapova of Golf

• Meet Maria Verchenova, the swinging Russian sweetie who hopes to do in golf what fellow countrywoman Maria Sharapova has done in tennis.

Maria Verchenova

Glen “Big Baby” Davis makes Magic fans cry by hitting a game-winning shot - then bowls over a young courtside spectator. Of course, the kid’s dad isn’t very happy with the Raging Luna-Celtic.

• A Baltimore-area stripper claims that there’s nothing Michael Phelps likes better than sex & spitting tobacco.

• That Nuggets-Mavericks series certainly was a fierce one. If it wasn’t Mark Cuban getting into it with Kenyon Martin’s mom, it was Carmelo Anthony’s fiancee LaLa Vasquez jawing with Dallas fans.

• But Dirk Nowitzki steered clear of any such confrontations, since he had his own problems with his own fraudulent fiancee. Hey, Dirk - Tony Banks feels your pain.

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Vasquez Gets Vicious After Receiving Racial Slurs

• Why did LaLa Vasquez get into some vicious verbal jawing with Mavericks fans? Because she claims she was receiving racist taunts.

LaLa Vasquez

• What the Hellman’s? USC basketball coach Tim Floyd supposedly spent $1,000 to get some Mayo.

• Huzzah! NASCAR events can trace their roots back to Medieval times.

• Ex-NBA player Corie Blount is sentenced to one year in prison for having too many blunts, but not without a final jab from the presiding judge: “Cheech And Chong would have a hard time smoking that much.”

• Since we’ve already covered the Miami Caliente, it’s only fair that we also take a look at the Lingerie Football League’s other Florida franchise - the Tampa Breeze.

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Corie Blount Gets One Year In Prison For Pot Bust

It was back in December when former NBA player Corie Blount got busted by the cops with a whole lot of pot.  The police had tailed him back to his house after witnessing him purchase 11 pounds of the demon weed and taking it back to his house, where the cops then found another 18 pounds of hippie gold.  Stoners everywhere laughed their ass off upon hearing about a guy named Blount getting busted for selling marijuana.  They would then forget about it 15 seconds later.

Corie Blount pot

Unfortunately for Blount, Johnny Law’s memory is much better and they didn’t forget to make him stand trial.  So it was earlier today in a Cincinnati court room in which Blount was given a year in prison for his dalliance in the drug dealing world.

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Former NBAer Blount Busted With Lots Of Blunts

The CINCINNATI ENQUIRER reports that former Cincinnati Bearcat star and NBA journeyman Corie Blount was arrested on Thursday and charged with felony marijuana possession. It’s the least-shocking sports arrest since NHL player Rick Crayck* was busted for cocaine.

Corie Blount

And it wasn’t just - well, a blunt - that Blount was arrested for. Police confiscated more 29 pounds of marijuana from his house, along with $29,500 in cash, three vehicles and three guns. That’s a lot of pot - not quite Bam Morris level, but an impressive amount none the less, as you can see:

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