Today’s must-reads for your lunch break feature Garden State scandals and Garden State singers.
Per the AP, Rutgers has fired basketball coach Mike Rice after ESPN obtained a video that showed him verbally and physically abusing players, even throwing basketballs at their heads. Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti originally saw the footage in November and decided to suspend him for three games,
Sorry for volley rocking.
What might the kid in the pool on the iconic cover of Nirvana’s album Nevermind look like all grown up? How about 11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte?
The ESPN staffer who wrote an offensive headline (“Chink in the Armor”) featured on a February article about Jeremy Lin and the Knicks was fired for the misstep, and has already apologized. Now, in a pretty gracious move, the …
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The headline was up for a mere 35 minutes in the middle of the night, but it has caused enough of a stir to get the writer canned. ESPN is apologizing after the phrase, a double entendre, …
The singer remixed his 2004 hit “Ordinary People” in honor of the Denver Broncos’ quarterback.
There’s a saying in sports that no one player is bigger than the team. The same can now apply to theme tunes for sports shows.
“Are You Ready For Some Football?” is no more.
Monday was not a good day for Hank Williams Jr.
Just up the street from the National Harbor in Maryland, America’s fiercest young spellers are battling for the honor of being the country’s top letter-wielder. NewsFeed filed a dispatch from the semi-finals.
“I hated Duke, and I hated everything Duke stood for. Schools like Duke don’t recruit players like me. I felt like they only recruited black players that were Uncle Toms.” Uh-oh, Jalen Rose, you probably shouldn’t have said that.