So Brown’s “Semi-Pro” Tech Advisor Gig Is Over?

The PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER’s Marc Narducci reports today that “An NBA source said yesterday that Sixers executive vice president Larry Brown has drawn interest as a candidate for the Chicago Bulls’ head coaching job.

Larry Brown ABA Basketball Card

Jim Boylan is the current coach of the Bulls, who haven’t played much better since Scott Skiles was summoned out of the Stadium on Christmas Eve. The speculation is that Brown, who hasn’t coached since he led the Knicks to a painful 23-59 finish in the 2005-06 season, doesn’t want his career to end on such a low ebb. Read more…

Blog-A-Roni: Eyeing Larry Johnson’s $300K Watch

Chris Mottram of THE SPORTING BLOG takes time to admire Larry Johnson’s $300,000 watch:

Larry Johnson $300,000 watch

And Grandmama even suggests a payment plan to own one for yourself: “You could deal crack and get it in three weeks.”

• ESPN swings over news that Ian Poulter has a lot of (golf) balls, as he can soon challenge Tiger Woods.

Ian Poulter quote

• AOL FANHOUSE learns that Major League Baseball is asking if their umpires are members of the Ku Klux Klan.

Kelly Dwyer of YAHOO SPORTS is scared of Hubie Brown.

• PRO FOOTBALL TALK via AWFUL ANNOUNCING is always entertained by the keen observations from Emmitt Smith - such as referring to LL Cool J as “L Cool JJ“.

Emmitt Smith LL Cool J

Matt Moseley of HASHMARKS bets that Vegas desperately wants Patriots fans to take a gamble on their team.

• CBS 4 DENVER has video of Broncos WR Rod Smith speaking honestly at a Barack Obama rally.

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