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Jim Rice Calls out Manny, A-Rod, and Jeter as Bad Influences, Later Retracts

Former Red Sox player and Hall of Famer, Jim Rice, currently finds himself amidst a self-created controversy for singling out Manny Ramirez, Alex Rodriguez, and Derek Jeter as bad influences on America’s youth while at the Little League World Series this past weekend. Rice compared current MLB players to those of his generation, citing that […]

Favre Returns to the NFL…Again

Brett Favre announced on Tuesday that he would be returning to the NFL, signing a $25 million, two-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings. After last season, he announced that he would retire from the NFL in February, but he obviously cannot stay away from either the lure of football or money. At this point in […]

Pitino Admits to Consensual Sex with the Woman Who Tried to Extort Him

On Tuesday, University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino admitted to the police that he had consensual sex with Karen Cunagin Sypher after drinking at Porcini restaurant in Louisville, KY on August 1, 2003. In addition, Pitino revealed that he gave her $3,000 for an abortion. This report comes after Sypher was indicted in […]

Huskies 2009 Football Preview

Things can only get better at Parsons Field for the Northeastern Huskies’ 2009 football team after last season. The Huskies had a dismal 2-10 record, finishing 1-7 in the Colonial Athletic Association and last in the CAA North. Both the offensive and defensive teams seemed to be absent from the field last year, only showing […]

Starbury TV: Stephon Marbury Crazy or Genius?

Watch live video from starburytv on Justin.tv NBA point guard Stephon Marbury has a 24-hour live video chat on the Web site, Justin.tv. On his channel, “Starbury TV,” viewers can see him dancing, eating Vaseline, and offering words of wisdom to the public. Those who view these videos are incredibly perplexed by his ludicrous actions […]

Anyone Want to Take a Bite Out of Michael Vick?

The possibility of Michael Vick being re-instated in the NFL has been a hot topic lately. Currently, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is in the process of deciding whether or not Vick will be eligible to return and play football. If he is granted permission to play, who will welcome him to their team? It has […]

Broncos v. Chiefs, Who Would Win?

The Denver Broncos and Kansas Chiefs recently acquired former Patriots personnel to help revive both AFC West teams. The Broncos picked up Josh McDaniels as head coach, and players Jabar Gaffney and LaMont Jordan. The Chiefs picked up Matt Cassel and Mike Vrabel, as well as Scott Pioli as the new general manager. Many are […]

Antoine Walker Arrested While Gambling in Nevada Casino

Former Celtics forward Antoine Walker owes Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood, and the Red Rock Resort casinos in Las Vegas $822,500. He accumulated this sum over a seven-month period by getting $100,000 loans from these casinos. Thus far, he has only paid back $178,000. A warrant for his arrest was issued July 14 for writing bad […]

What Else is Left for Bruschi?

This fall will mark Tedy Bruschi’s fourteenth and possibly final season as a New England Patriots linebacker. Once his contract is fulfilled, the question is, where does he go from here? The idea of retirement is looming in the air. When the Patriots drafted him in 1996, Bruschi looked great on paper. While playing college […]

Are Signs of Struggling Reason Enough to Turn on Big Papi?

It is no secret that David Ortiz, Big Papi, struggled at the beginning of the season. But, was that reason enough to kick him to the curb? Do you put down your beloved dog when it breaks its leg, or do you spend the extra money to have old Lassie around for a few more […]