$500 Lonzo Ball Basketball Shoes? America Says…No Thanks!

When Lonzo Ball unleashed his family’s latest overpriced creation on the world last week, his dad seemed to think they were set to be a success story in the making.  Despite being priced at a whopping $495, LaVar seemed confident that the family’s Big Baller Brand would sell a pretty impressive stockpile of the new…

US Wrestling Team will Compete in Iran Despite Trump’s Travel Ban

Despite the  vetting measures imposed by Donald Trump on travelers from several terrorist ridden nations, U.S.A. Wrestling said the United States will compete next month in Iran as originally planned. Iran represents one of seven Muslim-majority countries where an outright ban on entry to the US has been imposed for a period of 90 days, following…

Islanders Headed for Homelessness as Barclays Center Cancels Contract

It might be all the rage these days to pack up and move to Brooklyn, but it’s looking increasingly like the Islanders could be on their way out of town in the very near future. According to a report published by Bloomberg on Monday, the NHL club could well have its contract with the Barclays…

Royal Rumble 2017 – The Countdown Begins

The Royal Rumble this Sunday night looks set to be one of the most important, unpredictable and downright enjoyable of any major WWE even seen in years. With the winner slated to earn a world title shot at Wrestlemania 33, The Undertaker will make his triumphant return later tonight and is one of the bookies’…

Cupping: What is it, and why does it help Michael Phelps?

Notice those red circles on Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps’ shoulders? Those are the result of cupping, and they may be the reason why he’s so damn good, or at least one of them. (Seriously, you thought it was the puff-puff-pass stuff? Move on, that is so one decade ago! Or close to that.) Cupping, for…

CWTS veteran Matt Crafton wins first-ever race at Dover

As a veteran of the Camping World Truck Series, Matt Crafton is definitely a household name for those who follow it. But strangely enough, the two-time CWTS champion had never won at Dover International Speedway until Friday’s victory. With a strong performance at the second half of the Jacob Companies 200 at the Monster Mile,…

Marlins, Pirates express concern on Zika ahead of Puerto Rico series

The Miami Marlins and the Pittsburgh Pirates publicly aired out their concerns this week about a two-game series in Puerto Rico in May, due to the ongoing Zika outbreak. So far, it seems to be all systems go, as Major League Baseball, the Marlins, and the Pirates all expect the games to take place on May…

UConn moves on to AAC semis with 104-97 four-OT win over Cincy

For UConn freshman guard Jalen Adams, Friday night was his time to shine. With the University of Connecticut beating Cincinnati 104-97 in a four-overtime thriller Friday, the Huskies moved on to the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament, and Adams played the game of his life, scoring the most meaningful basket of the game…

Report – Dallas Cowboys no longer interested in Johnny Manziel

Would the Dallas Cowboys take a flyer on Johnny Manziel, after he was unceremoniously cut by the Cleveland Browns, after all the bad PR he’s gotten for his drunken frat boy behavior, not to mention recent domestic abuse allegations? The answer, as it seems, is a resounding NO. A source close to the team told…

Denver Broncos gamble on Mark Sanchez as Manning’s potential replacement

Following Peyton Manning’s recent retirement announcement and backup Brock Osweiler’s decision to sign with the Houston Texans, the Denver Broncos have been scrambling to find a replacement for the legendary passer. Amid reports suggesting the Broncos were interested in San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick and the New York Jets’ Ryan Fitzpatrick, it looks like Denver has…