Category: Sports

Rest in Peace, Ed Schultz – LET’S GET TO WORK!

Ed Schultz, a former conservative radio show host whose politics moved left before he joined MSNBC’s nightly lineup in 2009 and then shifted again when he was hired by RT America, Russia’s state-financed international cable network, died on Thursday at his home in Washington. He was 64. His death was announced by RT America, which…

4th Wrestler Says Rep. Jim Jordan Knew About Sexual Abuse As Coach

A fourth former wrestler has come forward to contradict U.S. Representative Jim Jordan’s claims that he had no knowledge of athletes being sexually abused by a team doctor while Jordan was an assistant coach at Ohio State in the mid-1990s. Shawn Dailey told NBC News he was groped several times by Richard Strauss — and…

Vegas Golden Nights Go To Stanley Cup Final in First Year

After Bill Foley agreed to pay a whopping $500 million for the right to put a hockey team in the middle of the Mojave Desert, the NHL decided his Vegas Golden Knights deserved a chance for a swift return on that investment. If the other NHL owners had known just how huge Foley’s reward would…

Eagles Win First Super Bowl, Defeating Patriots 41-33

The Philadelphia Eagles upset the New England Patriots 41-33 to win Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis on Sunday night. The Eagles lost a lead they had held for most of the game with 9:22 to go, but quickly came back. Eagles quarterback Nick Foles threw for three touchdowns and caught a pass on a trick…

MLB Legend Roy Halladay Dead In Plane Crash

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died in a plane crash off the coast of Florida on Tuesday, the Pasco County sheriff said. Halladay won two Cy Young awards and appeared in eight All-Star games during his career with the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies. In 2010 with the Phillies, he threw…

Olympian McKayla Maroney Accuses Larry Nassar of Sexual Abuse

McKayla Maroney, an Olympic gold medalist, accused former Michigan State and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of sexually abusing her starting when she was 13-years old, ESPN reported Wednesday. Nassar is already facing 22 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, which could lead to a life sentence in prison if he is convicted. The now…

Pence Walks Out Of NFL Game After Players Kneel During Anthem

Vice President Mike Pence flew from Las Vegas to Indianapolis for Sunday afternoon’s Colts game, but he and wife Karen Pence left after some visiting 49ers players kneeled during the national anthem. Most observers — reportedly including those inside the West Wing — viewed Pence’s walk-out as an effort to revitalize President Trump’s feud with…

LeBron James: Going To White House Was Great Honor Until Trump

LeBron James jumped into the fray between President Donald Trump and NBA star Stephen Curry on Saturday, calling Trump a “bum” for rescinding an invitation to Curry that had already been rejected. After Trump called out Curry on Twitter on Saturday morning for “hesitating” to accept an invitation to visit the White House with the…

Mayweather Wins by TKO Over Mcgregor in 10th Round

UPDATE: In an enjoyable fight, Floyd Mayweather Wins by TKO Over Conor Mcgregor in 10th Round. Previous… Yes tonight is the night! Finally the big fight between undefeated Floyd Mayweather and MMA star Conor Mcgregor are set to face off at 11pm Eastern Time in the U.S. This could be the biggest hype for a…

‘Daily Show’ Shares Goodbye Video For Press Secretary Sean Spicer

R.I.P. Sean Spicer as White House Press Secretary, 2017 – 2017 pic.twitter.com/y7QmJAroYH — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) July 21, 2017 The Daily Show just posted a funny goodbye video for Sean Spicer after he resigned as White House press secretary Friday. The video compilation of viral Spicer moments from the White House podium includes the…

Tiger Woods Arrested for DUI

Professional golfer Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday morning for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office took Woods into custody about 3 a.m. before releasing him more than seven hours later, according to local reports. The 41-year-old, one of the most successful golfers in history, lives in Jupiter…

Judge Overturns Aaron Hernandez’s Murder Conviction

A judge in Massachusetts scrapped former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction Tuesday, just weeks after he was found dead in his suburban Boston jail cell of an apparent suicide. Hernandez was found guilty in 2015 in the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, a semi-pro football player. According to WBZ, Judge Susan Garsh…

Orioles’ Adam Jones Berated By Racist Taunts

Adam Jones, an All-Star center fielder for the Baltimore Orioles, said he was taunted with racial slurs and had peanuts thrown at him Monday night at Boston’s Fenway Park. Jones, who is one of only about 60 black players on Major League Baseball rosters this year, said Red Sox fans in the crowd yelled obscenities…

Ex-NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In His Prison Cell

Former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez killed himself overnight in his prison cell, the Massachusetts Department of Corrections said Wednesday morning. Hernandez hanged himself with a bedsheet and tried to block his single-occupancy cell’s door, officials said; he was found at about 3 a.m. and pronounced dead at the hospital. The former…

Amazon, NFL Sign $50 Million Streaming Deal

The National Football League has reached a $50 million deal with Amazon to stream 10 Thursday night games this season, according to reports. The one-year agreement is a fivefold increase from the NFL’s deal with Twitter last season. Twitter streamed the games for free on its site, but Amazon’s streamed games will only be accessible…

LeBron James Rips “Hater” Charles Barkley [VIDEO]

LeBron James hit back at criticism from commentator and NBA legend Charles Barkley. “All I’ve done for my entire career is represent the NBA the right way,” James said. “Fourteen years, never got in trouble. Respected the game. Print that.”

Suspect Arrested in Joe McKnight Shooting

The suspect in the shooting death of former NFL player Joe McKnight has been arrested and charged with manslaughter. Ronald Gasser allegedly killed 28-year-old McKnight in Terrytown, Louisiana, last week during a road-rage incident, firing three shots from the inside of his vehicle. McKnight was reportedly unarmed. According to Jefferson Parish booking documents, Gasser, 54,…

Joe McKnight’s Shooter Released From Custody, No Charges Filed

The man who shot Joe McKnight has been released from custody and no charges have been filed yet … this according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Dept. A rep said that 54-year-old Ronald Gasser — a white male — was questioned and released “sometime overnight” after officials believed they had no reason to hold him…

Plane Crash In Colombia Leaves At Least 76 Dead, 6 Survive [VIDEO]

On Monday night, a chartered plane carrying nine crew members and 72 passengers, including members of the Chapecoense Brazilian soccer team, crashed as it approached Jose Maria Cordova Airport in Medellin, Colombia. Colombian police said early Tuesday that at least 76 people died in the crash. Among the survivors, at least three were players for…

Cubs Win World Series Game 7 [VIDEO]

The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians by 8-7 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series, giving the team its first world championship since 1908. The Cubs led 6-3 going into the bottom of the eighth inning, when the Indians scored three runs on an RBI double by Brandon Guyer and a…

Cubs Send World Series to Game 7 [VIDEO]

The 2016 World Series will come down to a Game 7 thanks to the Chicago Cubs’ Tuesday night slugfest, in which they defeated the Cleveland Indians 9-3. A trio of home runs from Cubs hitters, including a grand slam by Addison Russell, gave the Cubs a confident lead throughout the game. Cubs ace Jake Arrieta…

Cubs 1 Win Away From First World Series Appearance Since 1945

With an 8-4 victory in Thursday evening’s Game 5 in Los Angeles, the Chicago Cubs took a 3-2 National League Championship Series lead, putting themselves one win away from advancing to their first World Series since 1945. Jon Lester threw seven strong innings for the Cubs, with shortstop Addison Russell hitting the tie-breaking home run…

NFL Kicker Josh Brown Admitted to Domestic Abuse

New York Giants kicker Josh Brown admitted multiple times to domestic abuse of his wife, according to newly obtained police documents. Brown made the admissions, which were used as evidence for his trial in Washington state, in a series of emails, diary entries, and counseling sessions. “I made selfish decisions to use and abuse women…

Derrick Rose Investigator Found Dead of Gunshot Wound

A Los Angeles Police Department detective who was working on the case against New York Knicks star Derrick Rose has been found dead from a gunshot wound. Nadine Hernandez, 44, was one of two investigators looking into the rape allegations against the NBA player. Police got a call at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday about an attempted…

Indians Sweep Red Sox In ALDS, Ending Big Papi’s Career

On Monday night, the Cleveland Indians beat the Boston Red Sox, 4-3, at Fenway Field, completing a three-game sweep of the American League Division Series and putting an end to both the Red Sox’s World Series hopes and slugger David Ortiz’s career. Ortiz, who is retiring from the Major Leagues this seasons, ended his 20-year…

‘King’ Of Golf Arnold Palmer Dead at 87 [VIDEO]

Golf Legend Arnold Palmer died Sunday in Pittsburgh at the age of 87. Alastair Johnson, chief executive of Arnold Palmer Enterprises, confirmed the businessman, philanthropist, and trailblazing golfer died during the afternoon following complications from heart problems, several days after being admitted to the hospital for a cardiovascular procedure. “We are deeply saddened by the…

NFL 2016 Regular Season Begins

The NFL finally gets its regular season schedule underway. After six weeks of training camps and preseason, it is time to begin the long, grueling road to Super Bowl LI. Tonight WHO? Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos WHEN? Thursday, September 8, 2016 6:30 PM MT (7:30 CT) WHERE? Sports Authority Field at Mile High Denver,…

New York Mets Reportedly Sign Tim Tebow To Minor League Contract

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, 29, has reportedly been signed to a minor league baseball contract with the New York Mets. ESPN reports that Tebow will be heading to the Instructional or Arizona Fall League to break in his cleats. “They are intrigued by his potential. This is not a publicity ploy,” a source told…

Rio Police Charge Ryan Lochte With Filing False Robbery Report

American swimmer Ryan Lochte was charged Thursday by Brazilian police with filing a false robbery report during the Rio Olympics. In a statement, the police said Lochte will be notified and can decide if he wants to introduce a defense in Brazil, The Associated Press reports. The indictment will also be sent to the International…