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Kate Upton Does Her Best to Get Through in an Incredibly Awkward Interview

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

A simple transcript of the following interview with Kate Upton can't possibly portray the awkwardness of it, so you'll have to give it a listen. Some of the questions didn't help her cause, but the fact that she's probably had to go through plenty of these since becoming a two-time ...

President Barack Obama Worries About Professional Sports Pricing Out Families

Monday, October 15th, 2012

With the presidential election looming, Barack Obama has plenty on his plate, but that doesn't mean he's forgetting about sports. He says he still watches ESPN's SportsCenter every morning when he wakes up, and if he's elected for four more years, there's no doubt he'll hear more about things like ...

USADA’s Travis Tygart: Evidence of Lance Armstrong Doping Will Be Presented on Paper Internationally

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Lance Armstrong won't be contesting the charges leveled against him by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, but that doesn't necessarily mean the evidence against him won't come out. USADA head Travis Tygart says his agency will be presenting a reasoned decision to the World Anti-Doping Agency in the coming weeks. Tygart ...

Roger Clemens Returning to Baseball, Sugar Land Skeeters Exec Insists Clemens’ Signing is not a Publicity Stunt

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Just about everything surrounding Roger Clemens' signing with the independent Atlantic League Sugar Land Skeeters on Monday seems to add up it all being a publicity stunt. The 50-year-old hasn't pitched professionally since 2007 and, of course, his name has been associated with courtrooms and controversy, not pitching mounds, in ...

Jeff Garcia Joins the Effort to Bring Back the USFL

Friday, May 25th, 2012

I wasn't old enough when it was around to ever really know what the USFL was all about, but now it appears I'm going to get that chance. Or at least a chance to get a feel for what the new USFL is like. That's right, the USFL is on ...

Terrell Owens: “I’m even hungrier to get back on top and do the things the way I should have been doing it.”

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Terrell Owens was never granted another shot in the NFL. After tearing his ACL in the off-season last year, the mercurial Owens believed if he rehabbed fast enough one team would eventually give him another shot mid-way through the 2011 season. He even held a private workout to showcase his ...

Terrell Owens is Returning to Football with the IFL’s Allen Wranglers: “I can play. It was something I felt like I couldn’t turn down.”

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Getcha popcorn ready Allen, Texas! It's gonna be a show. Terrell Owens is officially taking his talents to the Indoor Football League in what promises to be yet another bizarre chapter of his long and controversial football career. Owens will be suiting up for the Allen Wranglers and oddly enough will also ...

Magic Johnson: “I’m Happy that it was me who was the person who got HIV in the sports world.”

Friday, November 11th, 2011

This week marked the 20th anniversary of when Magic Johnson found out he had been diagnosed as HIV positive and went public with the news. His retirement from the Los Angeles Lakers accompanied the announcement. I remember watching the coverage at the time, but having absolutely no idea what it ...

Jonah Hill Makes a Convincing Case for Why You Should See “Moneyball”

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Here's a question that I've heard asked numerous times by both sports talk show hosts and the average Joe sports fan and movie goer. And it's one that I, too, have found myself asking: How in the world did someone turn the book Michael Lewis' book Moneyball into a Hollywood ...

BCS Executive Director Bill Hancock Gears Up For Meeting with Justice Department

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Bill Hancock believes the United States government has plenty more to worry about than college football, but that doesn't mean he's not looking forward to a meeting with the Justice Department later this summer. Hancock, the executive director of the BCS, said late last week that the Justice Department had ...