Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.
Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
Players have been known to engulf heavy sweets before games to give them that extra boost.
There are 3 undefeated college football teams vying for 2 spots in the BCS Title game. Len Martez & Colin Hoggard discuss what path those teams must take, plus the impact of another Derrick Rose […]
by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here. In this week’s That Thing You Missed another one bites the dust at a sporting event, the best strikeout call ever, and what does Derrick Rose have in common with Willie Robertson from […]
But I also happen to think this: Playing without Derrick Rose in the playoffs could actually be a very good thing for the Bulls in the long run.
Hitting to All Fields: Charlotte gets Screwed Again by the NBA & David Stern; Mets Throw 1st-Ever NO-Hitter; & NHL Stanley Cup Finals LOW Ratings
First and foremost, Congratulations to My New York Mets on Our First Ever NO-Hitter by Johan Santana. It Only took Half a Century (51 Years) & 8,020 games in franchise history; Team has 35 1-hitters […]
Andre Iguodala made the go-ahead free throws with 2.2 seconds left and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied for a 79-78 victory over the top-seeded Chicago Bulls in Game 6 on Thursday night, advancing to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2003.
Luol Deng scored 24 points, Carlos Boozer added 19 points and 13 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Philadelphia 76ers 77-69 on Tuesday night to avoid a first-round playoff exit.
Spencer Hawes scored 22 points and Jrue Holiday had 20 to help the surprising Philadelphia 76ers beat the Chicago Bulls 89-82 on Sunday and take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.