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Kobe Bryant on Lamar Odom Trade: "I don't like it."

Kobe Bryant on Lamar Odom Trade: “I don’t like it.”

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    Kobe Bryant is not happy. One of his closest friends on the Lakers, Lamar Odom, was traded Saturday night to Dallas for a first-round pick in the 2012 amateur draft, depriving the Lakers of their top rebounder and a solid character guy in the locker room. “I don’t like it,” Bryant said Sunday. “I’ve known Lamar for a long time, and for the team itself, he’s meant a…

Obama Takes Heat for the Morning After Pill Decision

Obama Takes Heat for the Morning After Pill Decision

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    President Barack Obama said Thursday it was just common sense to keep girls under the age of 17 from being able to buy a morning-after contraceptive pill off a drugstore shelf. Citing his own two daughters, Obama said: “I think most parents would probably feel the same way.” Plenty of pediatric leaders and women’s advocacy groups did not, as reaction flowed in to the administration’s decision to prevent…

Feds Want To See Barry Bonds Behind Bars For Lying

Feds Want To See Barry Bonds Behind Bars For Lying

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    The feds want to put home run king Barry Bonds, convicted on an obstruction of justice charge by a San Francisco jury earlier this year, in the clink. Assistant United States Attorneys Matthew Parrella and Jeff Nedrow asked U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston to sentence the steroid-stained slugger to a federal prison for 15 months in court papers filed late Thursday. Bonds was convicted of obstruction of…

NBA Won’t Allow the Chris Paul Trade to Happen

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NBA commissioner David Stern killed the New Orleans Hornets’ trade of Chris Paul after several owners complained about the league-owned team dealing the All-Star point guard to the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Some owners pushed Stern to nullify the trade and that the Hornets be made to keep Paul on the roster for the foreseeable future, sources said. A chorus of owners were irate with the belief that the five-month…

NBA Won’t Drug Test For Marijuana In The Offseason

NBA Won’t Drug Test For Marijuana In The Offseason

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    As part of the new labor agreement, players will get tested for steroids in the offseason but they won’t get tested for weed. No matter what, players will face additional testing if the deal is ratified. According to the memo, beginning in the 2012-13 season, players can be tested up to two times during the offseason for steroids and performance-enhancing drugs only. They would not be screened for…

Former NFLer Charles Grant ARRESTED For Fraudulent Checks!

Former NFLer Charles Grant ARRESTED For Fraudulent Checks!

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    Charles Grant, the 33-year-old former N.O. Saints and Chicago Bears player who appeared as newcomer Marlo’s man on Sunday night’s episode of RHOA, was arrested last week in Colquitt, GA on felony charges of writing bad checks.  And seeing that these ARE felony charges, the checks were likely for a serious amount of cash. Read More.

Tiger Woods Wins First Tournament Since Scandal Two Years Ago

Tiger Woods Wins First Tournament Since Scandal Two Years Ago

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    Almost exactly two years ago, it was the beginning of the end of Tiger Woods and his reign of greatness.  The man who’d been long considered the greatest golfer in the history of the world hit a downfall, seeming to be unable to find his old game. Since that time, Woods has dropped from being ranked number one in the world to falling out of the top 50,…

Muhammad Ali OK …Was NOT Rushed To Hospital Earlier Today

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A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight champion is “well, happy and carrying on with his daily routine” after being treated for dehydration last month. Spokesman Craig Bankey says in a statement released Friday that Ali was treated Nov. 19, five days after the funeral of Joe Frazier, whom he fought in three epic fights. Bankey says Ali is home in Scottsdale. Star magazine’s website, RadarOnline.com, reported early…

Michael Vick Reaches Out to Nate Dogg’s Son

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According to TMZ Vick just made another deposit in the karma bank … ’cause dude inspired a young dogg — Nate Dogg’s son — by reaching out to talk football and family this week. Here’s how Vick connected with Naijiel Hale — a football stud at Lakewood High, outside Los Angeles. Naijiel’s mom entered him in a Vick giveaway contest on Facebook by telling the Eagles QB … her son…

University of Memphis Fires African American Football Coach

University of Memphis Fires African American Football Coach

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University of Memphis football head coach Larry Porter has been fired, according to a statement issued Sunday morning. A press conference is planned for Monday. Read More.

NY Jet’s Marcus Dixon Long And Rocky Journey To The NFL

NY Jet’s Marcus Dixon Long And Rocky Journey To The NFL

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    The wooden steps in the unfinished stairwell lead to a bedroom that doubles as a live-in shrine to Jets defensive end Marcus Dixon on the second floor of the two-story house at 1340 Harmony Rd. Nails, insulation and wires are exposed beneath a light fixture; the walls are painted a dark olive green. All visitors to the wide, well-lit space are greeted by a black “Pepperell High” mat….

Owners And Players Trying Bring NBA Back For Christmas

Owners And Players Trying Bring NBA Back For Christmas

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    NBA owners and players met early into Saturday morning as their goal of playing games by Christmas reached the critical stage. With a renewed commitment to making a deal, the sides were still meeting close to 1:30 a.m., with the talks going past 13 hours. Commissioner David Stern has said on numerous occasions that the league would need approximately 30 days from an agreement to when games could…

Amare Stoudemire Buys Expensive New Home Despite NBA Lockout

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    Amare Stoudemire is not feeling the ill effects of the NBA lockout — TMZ has learned the New York Knicks star just plunked down $3.7 million on a new house! According to property records, Amare picked up the new home in Southwest Ranches, FL last month. The 14,555 square foot home sits on a 2.35 acre lot, features six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and a nine-car garage. And don’t…

Former NBA All-Star Hospitalized Following Multiple Heart Attacks

Former NBA All-Star Hospitalized Following Multiple Heart Attacks

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    Former NBA All-Star Cedric Ceballos is currently being treated at a Phoenix hospital, after suffering “a series of small heart attacks” on Sunday (November 20), said his publicist. Publicist Crystal Guy tells the Associated Press that Ceballos, 42, was scheduled to undergo surgery in Phoenix. Read More.

Julius ‘Dr. J’ Erving Auction Pays Off Big…$3.5 million In Sales

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    Dr. J has scored big again. SCP Auctions says more than 140 items from Julius Erving’s personal collection sold for a record $3.5 million. The auction ran from October until Sunday. Among the highlights: His 1974 New Jersey Nets ABA championship ring sold for $460,471; 1983 76ers championship rings sold for $244,240; 1983 All-Star game MVP trophy ($115,242); final game worn jersey from May 3, 1987 ($88,826); and…