Mar 13 2014
The Los Angeles Lakers have ruled Kobe Bryant out for the remainder of the season after a re-examination of the veteran guard’s injured knee showed it still hadn’t healed, the team announced Wednesday.
Bryant has been sidelined since Dec. 17 with a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee. He also missed the Lakers’ first 19 games while recovering from a torn Achilles in his left leg suffered last season. Bryant addressed the media later Wednesday and said he has high expectations for when he returns. [Continue Reading]
It’s not atypical for aging superstars to have difficulty with injuries and Kobe isn’t immune to that. This, of course, is one of those – what is bringing him back going to do for the Lakers now? The team is already in pretty deep so there’s really no point. They aren’t making the playoffs so just save the guy and see what he has left. Still – Kobe is 35-years old and has a ton of mileage on those legs. Hate him or love him, I’m not counting him out. I think he’ll have one or two more good years if he can stay healthy.
Dallas Seavey ran a blistering pace to rally from third place and win his second Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race early Tuesday in a record-breaking finish, after a sudden storm blew the front-runner out of the competition and kept another musher minutes away from her first win. The victory was so strange that Seavey said he didn’t even realize he won the race until about 90 seconds after he crossed the finish line. “Man, this is a lot of people coming out to see third place come in,” he thought about the hubbub when he arrived in Nome early Tuesday morning. [Continue Reading]
I suggest you read the story. It’s pretty amazing how Seavey didn’t even realize he won the race until 2 minutes after it ended. Look I know it’s not professional sports in America, but these guys that compete in the Iditarod go through something just as taxing as the toughest athletic competition. If you don’t respect it than you’re crazy. Congratulations to Seavey.
Mar 11 2014
Double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius vomited and wept in a South African courtroom Monday as a pathologist described the injuries sustained by Pistorius’ girlfriend the night she was fatally shot in his home. Pistorius became ill as pathologist Gert Saayman, who conducted the autopsy on Reeva Steenkamp, testified in Pretoria that one bullet entered her head, ran under her skull and into her brain before exiting, South Africa’s Times Live reported. [Continue Reading]
I hate to make jokes, but if you read the entire article above it says that the judge asked to suspend testimony, but instead a bucket was placed at Pistorious’ feet. It’s a terrible situation, horrific crime, and I know people are innocent until proven guilty, but I’m having a hard time buying this act. With that said, I would NOT be surprised at all is Pistorious is acquitted of the crime. So far it looks like the defense is winning so maybe the double-amputee Olympian is actually innocent. We’ll see how this one plays out, but it’s hard not to have Ray Lewis in your head.
The 15 finalists were announced on Saturday for 2014′s John R. Wooden Award, given annually to the nation’s best college basketball player. Since this year’s award has an obvious front-runner (Dougie Fresh, cough, cough), here’s a look at those 15 players ranked based on the seasons they’ve had in 2013-14.
1. Doug McDermott, Creighton: The senior forward is playing like the two-time All-American he is. The nation’s second-leading scorer has more than 30 points seven times this season, most recently in a 39-point effort vs. St. John’s.
2. Jabari Parker, Duke: The 6-8 freshman forward can play five positions and has spearheaded Duke, averaging more than 18 points and nine rebounds a game. Among a decorated freshman class, Parker has emerged as the best.
3. Andrew Wiggins, Kansas: The country’s No. 1 recruit has been a key catalyst for the Jayhawks all season and finally starting to blossom into a superstar. Had 41 points in a loss to West Virginia on Saturday.
If we had to put together our top five it would go a little something like this: 1.) Doug McDermott, 2.) Jabari Parker, 3.) Nick Johnson – Arizona, 4.) C.J. Fair – Syracuse, and 5.) Cleanthony Early – Wichita State (Come on they’re undefeated). I guess announcing this list is pretty stupid considering it’s Doug McDermott and that’s about it. It’s cool – it’s one of those times the guy who truly deserves to win wins.
Mar 07 2014
Adrian Peterson, the All-Pro running back for the Minnesota Vikings, sent a message to the franchise’s front office: make a run at free agent quarterback Michael Vick. The 33-year-old Vick lost his job with the Philadelphia Eagles to Nick Foles and is now looking for a new team. Vick started six games for the Eagles last year, and threw for 1,215 yards, five touchdowns and three interceptions. He also ran for 306 yards with two rushing scores. Other options for Vick’s services could be the New York Jets, the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Oakland Raiders and others. [Continue Reading]
Do you agree with this? I think the defense still isn’t quite there. However, with the emergence of Cordarrelle Patterson and Adrian Peterson being Adrian Peterson suddenly the Vikes offense looks pretty solid. I’d just like to call out I predicted Patterson would become a stud and he’s well on his way. He’s going to be one of the better offensive players in the NFL next season. Vick can help that cause…
Mar 06 2014
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I don’t blame City for thinking big they certainly have the squad to get it done. With the Capital One Cup in hand, there are three left.. what do you think about City’s chances to grab the elusive quadruple.
The Milwaukee Brewers may have a new mascot [WithLeather]
This is what happens when you mix water and sexy girls [RegretfulMorning]
Potential Breakout MLB Players in 2014 [Uncoached]
Marvel Comics creates a mask for LeBron [TotalProSports]
Peyton Manning rocking a new goatee [TerezOwens]
Video of J.J. Watt flipping a 1,000 lb tire [ProFootballZone]
Dwyane Wade getting in on the flop game [LarryBrownSports]
Kate Upton SI Swimsuit Outtakes for the win [GCeleb]
I’m not a Cristiano Ronaldo hater. I think the guy is the best player is the best player in the world. That’s why I think this is kind of bush league and isn’t really funny. At the time, Real was losing to Atleti in one of the tightest league races in the world. No need for this….
Mar 06 2014
Guyism made a great callout this week when they noted that there’s an unsettling trend of Super Models who are getting into the world of boxing and MMA. Why this is happening? I have no idea. I can’t say I’m in favor of it. Why would you risk the perfection and get annihilated in an MMA fight.
Oh well, it hot chicks fighting is your thing than you must be in paradise. This will be nice morning for you when you click this link to watch Victoria’s Secret Model Maryna Linchuck kick some ass.
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