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Pro baseball player dreads sales for $10,200 in eBay auction

Pro baseball player dreads sales for $10,200 in eBay auction

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    Jose Reyes is giving a whole new meaning to the phrase “hair-raising.” The new Miami Marlins shortstop parted with his patented long hair last week, and an eBay auction for his dearly departed dreads has netted the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida a cool $10,200. Reyes traveled to Secaucus, N.J., for the buzz, which was performed by a barber from the Bronx, N.Y. and aired live on television….

dead: Louisiana Tech Running Back, Tyronne Duplessis, Found Dead

dead: Louisiana Tech Running Back, Tyronne Duplessis, Found Dead

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RUSTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana Tech running back Tyronne Duplessis has been found dead at his off-campus apartment. Hazel Woods, the chief investigator for the Lincoln Parish coroner’s office, says the cause of death is not yet known and an autopsy is pending. The 21-year-old Duplessis, whose body was found Thursday morning, recently completed his sophomore season of eligibility. Louisiana Tech spokesman Patrick Walsh says coach Sonny Dykes has informed…

Allen Iverson Getting His Wages Garnished to Pay Back His Jeweler

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Allen Iverson just received some bad news from a Georgia judge.  The judge told the ex-baller that he is going to have his paychecks garnished to repay his jeweler.  According to court records, Iverson owes Aydin&Company jewelers the handsome sum of $375,000.  He never responded to the company’s lawsuit, and the bill has ballooned to $859,896.46 to cover the cost of collection, attorneys, and interest. TMZ is reporting that the…

Terrell Owens Blew Through $80 Million, How?

Terrell Owens Blew Through $80 Million, How?

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  Star football player Terrell Owens has been crying broke for some time now. Through his reality show got to know him on a more personal level but we didn’t know things were this bad! In a recent interview with GQ Magazine, Terrell revealed his feelings for Kita and Mo since their dispute and how he lost $80 million! The Top 5 Travel Activities Black People Stereotypically Avoid, But Actually…

San Francisco 49ers’ Player Receives Death Threats After Fumbling Super Bowl Hopes

San Francisco 49ers’ Player Receives Death Threats After Fumbling Super Bowl Hopes

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    It was a fumble that ultimately ended the San Francisco 49ers’ shot at the Super Bowl. Kyle Williams’ overtime slip-up set up a 31-yard field goal for the New York Giants that cost the 49ers the NFC Championship 20-17 on Sunday. But while Williams’ teammates have rallied around him, crazed football fanatics are spewing an alarming number of death threats on Twitter at the player they say is…

Santana Moss’ Financial Woes Owes; IRS And His Mansion Is In Foreclosure

Santana Moss’ Financial Woes Owes; IRS And His Mansion Is In Foreclosure

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    The former University of Miami  Hurricane great was signed to a three-year, $15 million contract with the Redskins in July that also included a $5 million signing bonus. So it is surprising that Duetsche Bank, representing a mortgage-backed securities (MBS) trust, would allege that Moss has gone into default on a mortgage issued for $3.64 million in 2006. Further compounding his trouble, the IRS filed a $258,017 tax lien…

Shaq Gives Man $2,000 For Getting Two Crazy Tattoos [VIDEO]

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    Shaquille O’Neal put out a challenge recently to anyone who would be the first person to get a tattoo of the Shaq’s kiss he shared with NBA referee Dick Bavetta back in 2007.    Emmet Bentley, a bartender from Santa Barbara not only got that tattoo done on his ankle but he also got a tattoo on his back of Shaq’s face and some of his TNT colleagues faces on Mount Rushmore. Source.

Michael Vick Becomes Free Man One Month Before Wedding

Michael Vick Becomes Free Man One Month Before Wedding

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    Philadelphia Eagles’ QB, Michael Vick, is just a few months away from being a FREEEEEEEEEE man! 3 years after after his release from prison, Vick is due to be finished with probation in May of this year. Vick says, “I forget I’m on probation…Because I live my life right and I don’t do anything crazy no more.” Vick, since his release from prison, hasn’t been able to travel…

Dwyane Wade’s $230K Birthday Gift

Dwyane Wade’s $230K Birthday Gift

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    Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade turned 30 over the weekend and one special gift he received is getting lots of attention: a 2012 McClaren super car! The car was a gift from a car dealer in the area who lifted the $230K luxury vehicle by crane into a pool at the Setai Hotel in Miami where Common, Rick Ross, Gabrielle Union, Kelly Rowland and Usher congratulated the father…

Indianapolis Colts Fire Head Coach Jim Caldwell

Indianapolis Colts Fire Head Coach Jim Caldwell

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    The Indianapolis Colts fired coach Jim Caldwell on Tuesday, the team announced. The Colts hired Ryan Grigson as their new general manager last week and the team said they would have a decision on Caldwell’s future by the middle of this week. Franchise quarterback Peyton Manning missed the entire season after having his latest neck surgery Sept. 8 — a procedure that has clouded his future in Indianapolis. Without him,…

Oakland Raiders Fire Head Coach Hue Jackson

Oakland Raiders Fire Head Coach Hue Jackson

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    The Oakland Raiders fired coach Hue Jackson on Tuesday, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. New Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie will be introduced Tuesday.  He becomes the first Raiders executive to hold the title of GM, and sources told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen on Monday that McKenzie was contemplating whether he should bring in his own coach, despite the fact he shared the same…

Brother of Cowboys Wide Receiver Clings To Life After Being Shot In Head

Brother of Cowboys Wide Receiver Clings To Life After Being Shot In Head

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  Kevin Ogletree of the Dallas Cowboys is distraught after hearing that his older brother, Calvin, was shot in the head in broad daylight on Friday.  Kevin, 24, took to Twitter to request prayer after hearing about the incident, which took place in New York.  Calvin, 25, was allegedly shot in an argument over money outside his luxury car rental shop, located in Queens. After the shooting, Calvin was taken…

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Won’t See Jail Cell Until June

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Won’t See Jail Cell Until June

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    A judge agreed Friday to postpone a jail sentence against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a Las Vegas domestic violence case, allowing the undefeated boxer to make a Cinco de Mayo fight against an as-yet unnamed opponent. The ruling by Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa to allow Mayweather to begin his 90-day stint on June 1 came with the fighter’s manager and supporters, including rap star Lil’ Kim…

Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Severely Burned in House Fire

Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Severely Burned in House Fire

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    Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson was hospitalized on Friday after being severely burned during an early morning fire at his home in a Pittsburgh suburb. Authorities say the fire broke out at about 3 a.m. ET in the kitchen of Wilson’s home in Seven Fields, about 30 minutes north of the city. Flames were visible to firefighters when they arrived on the scene, according to Cranberry Township…

Darryl Strawberry’s Ex-Wife Loses Lawsuit For Darryl’s Mets Money

Darryl Strawberry’s Ex-Wife Loses Lawsuit For Darryl’s Mets Money

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    According to TMZ, Darryl Strawberry’s ex-wife just suffered a massive setback in court — after a judge ordered she can’t touch $800,000 in Mets money Darryl earned in the 80s … until the IRS gets its cut. According to court docs, Darryl has an arrangement with the Mets, in which the ball club pays him $8,891 a month as delayed compensation for his time with the team. According…