• Is ex-Laker Rick Fox calling it quits on his basketball broadcast career?
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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, Darryl Strawberry
, Detroit Lions
, Indian Cricket Cheerleaders
, Jeanene Fox
, Kansas City Royals
, Larry Foote
, Les Miles
, Lsu Tigers
, Pittsburgh Steelers
, Rick Fox
, Tommy Lasorda
, Trev Alberts
, Under Armour
Last year, the Washington Redskins cheerleaders took a trip to India to help teach aspiring rah-rah girls how to entertain fans of professional cricket. It seems to have been a successful visit, as lovely sideline ladies have become a staple of the Indian Premier League.
And one cricket team owner decided to take cheerleading tryouts one step further by turning the process into a reality TV series. Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood actor & co-owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders (a.k.a. KKR) cricket club, produced the series “Knights & Angels“, where contestants competed to take one of six open slots on the team’s cheerleading squad. The lucky gals were selected in early April, and were all set to peform for KKR during the team’s upcoming trip to South Africa.
Unfortunately, the girls never got the chance.