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*Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan has been on both sides of the fence and has a pretty well rounded perspective on the whole NBA drama. He says while the collective bargaining agreement that was recently reached is a step toward improving balancing the league, it’s far from perfect. According to the Associated Press, he opposed […]

Ask Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew whether he would try to play through a concussion or yank himself from a game, and he’ll provide a straightforward answer. SEE ALSO: Brain-Eating Amoeba Deaths Increasing “Hide it,” the NFL’s leading rusher said. “The bottom line is: You have to be able to put food on the […]

After the Sandusky and Bernie Fine scandals, I saw Ice-T @FINALLEVEL on Twitter. He mentioned  something about how some men who are really good coaches, may not want to coach out of fear of false accusations by kids or parents.  I talked about it with a few of my friends. Fundamentally they agreed with Ice-T. […]

Celebrities are jumping on the bandwagon to help get President Barack Obama get reelected. New York Knicks player Carmelo Anthony (pictured) is among several former and current NBA players who will be participating in a basketball fundraiser for the president. Since there is no season coming up anytime soon, NBA stars are coming together for a different […]

A few days after tweeting that “hardline” Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan “has never been with the real,” Stephon Marbury, currently playing in China, apparently wasn’t finished, reports the sports blog Ball Don’t Lie. Jordan, who is said to be leading the charge to not only roll back the NBA’s offer of a 50/50 split of […]

Kobe Bryant taps into two of his passions besides basketball for the new issue of GQ Italia. Italy, and striking Zoolander-esque suspect model poses. Here’s an excerpt from the interview — and don’t blame us for the wacky translation. Google gets the honors for that: If there was one thing that frightened him, were the bees: […]

With the NBA lockout still going strong, we need something to keep us going. Enter Shaquille O’Neal. In a new autobiography called “Shaq Uncut: My Story”, O’Neal tells his side of the story about the reported tension with former teammate Kobe Bryant. In this excerpt, Shaq tells of a confrontation with Bryant after his 2003 sexual assault […]

In America, we idolize our favorite sports stars for their astounding athleticism, tireless work ethic and upstanding sportsmanship in the face of competition. In many communities, our favorite athletes become the role models we use to shape our own character. Still, every so often we get a glimpse into their more human sides — the buzzer […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Interscholastic Athletics Office is announcing, the James F. Rhodes football team will forfeit their game against Glenville this weekend. The game was scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 17, 2011 at John Marshall Field. The forfeit comes on the heals of a one game suspension […]

22-year-old Donald Young beat No. 24 Juan Ignacio Chela of Argentina to advance to the fourth round of The U.S. Open. Young, one of four Americans among the final 16, entered the Grand Slam an 84th-ranked wild-card entry. He was a prodigy at 15, a washout at 20, a poster child for the perils of […]

Chris Johnson of the Tennessee Titans is the latest  premiere NFL holdout to demand more money. Johnson wants to be the highest paid running back in the NFL, requesting a contract extension worth a reported $39 million over the first three years. And while his statistics speak for themselves, a more relevant dynamic is on […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Phil Taylor, the Browns top draft pick, has agreed to a four-year deal with the team. Taylor, a defensive tackle from Baylor, tweeted Tuesday afternoon that he’s on his way to Berea. The Browns don’t practice on Wednesday, so his first day on the practice field will be Thursday morning. The […]