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Patriots fan's obituary labels Tom Brady innocent

By Steve DelVecchio No matter what we learn about Tom Brady’s alleged role in the Deflategate scandal, some New England Patriots fans will never stop defending their quarterback — even in death. Patricia M. Shong, a 72-year-old Patriots fan from Auburn, Mass., passed away earlier this week. Shong’s family included a defense of Brady in Patricia’s obituary, which Barstool...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins players skipped out on their own charity event

By Larry Brown The Miami Marlins continue to disappoint their fans both on and off the field. The Marlins held a “Fish ‘N Chips Casino Party” event on Thursday evening after the team played a day game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, and not one player from the team showed up despite advertisements saying they would.  The ad for the event reads as follows (and is also...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall tells All-NBA Team voters to ‘keep sleeping’

By Gordon Dixon. The All-NBA teams were announced on Thursday and they included names you would expect to see like Stephen Curry, James Harden, and Russell Westbrook. Among those absent was John Wall, who had a message for voters.   Harden and Curry were absolutely deserving of the guard spots on the first team. It’s tough to complain about Chris Paul and Westbrook’s inclusion...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Kelly: There is no doubt Tom Brady cheated

Leave it to a Hall of Fame quarterback to put Tom Brady’s role in Deflategate into proper perspective. Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly joined “We Need to Talk” on CBS Sports and said there was “no doubt” Brady cheated. “Oh, there’s no doubt,” Kelly said. “There’s no way that an equipment manager in the National Football League is going to do something...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Post-combine NBA Draft big board: Top 30

By Steve Fetch With the NBA Combine (and lottery) done with for another season, some guys have moved up (and down) draft boards. I am reluctant to change too much given that I think years of data, stats, and scouting should outweigh a weekend, but I do think that seeing how some guys are likely to be used in the NBA helped to clarify some things in the middle of the draft, and...
Via The Student Section
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-players sue NFL for conspiring to push painkillers

By Vincent Frank This might not end well for the National Football League. Hundreds of former players have filed suit against the NFL claiming that the league’s 32 teams obtained and provided painkillers, sometimes illegally, in order to keep players on the field after being injured. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday in  U.S. Northern District of Maryland, and according to...
Via Sportsnaut
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros surprising, but can get better with prospects like Correa

By Ian Casselberry  We’ve now passed the 40-game mark for the 2015 MLB season. Between that and Memorial Day coming up on the calendar, it’s time to start wondering what is really happening, whether or not teams are past a hot start, a rough start or a fluky stage and have to be viewed seriously. At this point of the season, no team is getting more of the “Are they for...
Via The Outside Corner
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Odd year, doesn't matter: Here come the San Francisco Giants

By Dave Tobener There’s no such thing as an odd year jinx. That’s what San Francisco Giants fans have tried to convince themselves of over the past few years, anyway. The Giants’ success in even years starting in 2010 has belied their struggles in the odd years that followed, either due to bad injuries, bad baseball, or both. For whatever reason, the Giants just couldn...
Via The Outside Corner
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez got a new neck tattoo in prison

By Steve DelVecchio Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has added at least one tattoo to his collection while behind bars. Hernandez was in court on Thursday to be indicted on a witness intimidation charge stemming from an incident where he allegedly shot former friend Alexander Bradley in the face. Those who were watching the live feed noticed a new tattoo on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

TUF weekly recap by NOS® Energy Drink

Sponsored by NOS® Energy Drink This is the fifth episode of “The Ultimate Fighter” season 21 and the third we’ve covered here at LBS. I will admit that I hadn’t watched TUF prior to doing this series with NOS® Energy Drink, but I am being completely honest when I tell you that I look forward...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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