Week In Review: Brooks & Cecilia at the X-Games

Brooks gleams the cube, as he & SbB Girl Cecilia check out the X-Games.

Brooks and SbB Girl Cecilia At X Games

Percy Harvin regales U of Florida recruits with wild Gator tales of partying, pot smoking, and coach choking.

• Speaking of the SEC, does Matthew Stafford’s U of Georgia girlfriend have enhanced gazongas?

• Fresh off the LeBron Dunkgate comes the Tiger Woods Fartgate.

• Detroit Pistons rookie DaJuan Summers places a Twitter bet with porn star Valerie Luxe on who can get 4,000 followers the fastest.

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Fuming Fielder Attempts To Attack LA Clubhouse

Prince Fielder gets royally p.o.’ed at Guillermo Mota for plunking him, then tries to crash the Dodgers’ clubhouse after the game.

Prince Fielder

(Look out! Here he comes!)

• Tulsa, Oklahoma, has hopes to host the 2020 Olympics. If they can get a spokesperson like Katarina Witt, then we might just listen.

Reggie Wayne comes to Colts camp in a dump truck & decked out in construction worker gear. Your move, Clinton Portis.

• The NHL plans to suspend & not pay any players who get hurt during any Olympic summer training camp.

Frank Deford dresses down ESPN, calling the Worldwide Leader a “journalistic disgrace“.

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Frank Deford Calls ESPN A ‘Journalistic Disgrace’

I pretty much picture all sports bloggers the same way — wearing footie pajamas at 2 in the afternoon, watching SportsCenter while finishing off the giant economy bag of FunYuns. (This includes me). Frank Deford, on the other hand, evokes very different images.

Frank Deford

Deford brings to mind dry martinis, suits with visible handkerchiefs, wood-paneled hotel lounges, William Holden in “Sabrina,” private boxes at the dog track, a Rolls Royce mini bar. I can easily picture him running from a mounted hunting party with a fox cradled in his arms, laughing, as the voice-over says: “He’s the most interesting man in the world.” That’s why it’s somewhat noteworthy that it was the venerable Deford, and not some blogger, who was taking ESPN to the woodshed. Read more…

WWE Steroid Hearing Turns Into Royal Rumble

If we’ve learned anything from baseball, it’s that congressional hearings on steroids are the most entertaining things ever. But would it have killed ESPN to televise Vince McMahon’s hearing discussing steroids in professional wrestling? Though it happened a year ago, the transcript was just released from the WWE boss’s appearance on Capitol Hill, and my God is it amazing.

Vince McMahon

(Let’s just say Vince wanted to tell Congress to do this.)

You can read the transcript here, and I highly recommend it. The AP would probably call it “contentious.” Jim Ross would call it a barn-burner. “By God, King, that’s Vince McMahon’s music! He’s here to lay the smack down on those candy asses in the House! Oh, I’ve never seen such carnage!”

And by the way, Vince McMahon stole Frank Deford’s shoe. Huh?

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Blog Jam: Kings Should Send Fan To NBA Lottery

• FAN IQ’s Critical Fanatic suggests the Sacramento Kings make the NBA Draft Lottery meaningful again by sending one lucky fan to the proceedings.

Sacramento Kings dance team drinking

And make sure the Dance Team gets to come along, too.

Darren Rovell of CNBC advises Chris Long on what number he should wear if he’s drafted by the Raiders.

• THE WORLD OF ISAAC needs their mouth washed out with soap, as they present The Dirtiest Name In Sports Tournament.

• BABES LOVE BASEBALL gets some good chuckles out of last night’s Red Sox-Yankees game.

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Jenn Sterger Officially Fired By Sports Illustrated

JENN STERGER’S CAREER AS SI CONTRIBUTOR IS FINISHED: SbB has learned that Jenn Sterger has been fired by SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. The silicon-implanted canary, who was discovered by a downblouse-rousing ABC football cameraman, was an esteemed columnist on SI.com (alongside Rick Reilly and Frank Deford) for over a year.

Jenn Sterger Nude Playboy Photos

But you’ll be happy to know she’s landed on her feet, with the announcement this week that she’s joined the staff of something called NFL GRIDIRON GAB.

Jenn Sterger Nude Playboy Photos

She’s described in a site press release announcing the hire as “currently a staff member of Sports Illustrated” who has “gone on to appear in numerous sports & entertainment magazines“.

Jenn Sterger Maxim Photos

Well, she’s no longer with SI and has never surfaced in any other sports magazines - but she has provided plenty of bathroom entertainment thanks to her nudie pics in Playboy.

Jenn Sterger

Sterger has also been furiously auditioning in L.A. over the past year for any and all reality shows that will consider her. And we’re happy to report that although she hasn’t landed any of those coveted roles, she does appear as a tramp (go figure!) in an anonymous online trailer for a film about a fake, male cross-dresser.