USC athletic director Pat Haden was hospitalized after he felt lightheaded on campus near Heritage Hall today. An ambulance took Haden to his doctor.
Quarterback Johnny Manziel missed the Browns’ final game of the season after the team reported that he was in the concussion protocol. NFL reporter Mike Silver emphatically claimed today that Manziel was actually in the protocol because he showed up drunk to practice on Dec. 30—and that the Browns lied to protect him.
ESPN baseball analyst Curt Schilling wasn’t sure if he was going to continue to be an ESPN baseball analyst when he donated $250 to Ben Carson’s campaign, according to a Federal Election Commission filing acquired by Tom Kludt of CNN.
MLB player Delmon Young, who last played for the Orioles in 2015, allegedly fought with a valet attendant and called him a “Latin piece of shit” Sunday night in Miami, according to a Miami PD report.
Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis, who tore his ACLs on three separate occasions in his NFL career, was already known for his resiliency. So, when Davis broke his right arm in the NFC championship game, had surgery, and vowed to play in the Super Bowl, his promise was taken seriously.
Pat Haden will step down from his role as Trojans athletic director on June 30, according to a USC alumni email sent by school president C.L. Max Nikias.
The San Francisco 49ers had an agreement with Girl Scout troops around Northern California: The girls who sold the most cookies would get to visit the team’s stadium in May, meet cheerleaders, and enjoy pizza and movies on the field. This week, the team reneged on the deal.
Montreal Canadiens enforcer John Scott will be playing in the NHL All-Star Game this weekend, after a fiasco wherein the Coyotes abruptly traded him in an almost-meaningless three-team deal, perceived by most to be an attempt to get him out of the Western Conference after being elected captain in a fan vote. Today, on
The NHL announced today that Anaheim Ducks center Shawn Horcoff will be suspended for 20 games without pay for violating the league’s performance enhancing substances policy.
Texas police arrested former Tennessee Titans and Texas Longhorns quarterback Vince Young Sunday night, and charged him with one count of driving while intoxicated.
Police arrested former LSU defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao and former USC tight end Bryce Dixon on Tuesday in connection with multiple robberies in Los Angeles County.
This week, a day after former Chicago Bulls assistant coach Johnny Bach died at 91, we got an email. A friend of a friend had sent the tipster a summary of a 2011 dinner with Bach. It was filled with all sorts of fun anecdotes about Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Jerry Krause, and more characters on from that era of…
On Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Lightning indefinitely suspended winger Jonathan Drouin, the third overall pick in the 2013 draft, after he skipped out on an AHL game. It’s just the latest drama in a long-simmering conflict that involves Drouin, coach Jon Cooper, and Drouin’s agent, Allan Walsh.
The Eagles held an introductory press conference today for newly hired head coach Doug Pederson, and the former Chiefs offensive coordinator mentioned that he called the plays on Kansas City’s 16-play, clock-bleeding drive against the Patriots on Saturday which left them with little time to attempt to tie up the game.…
Snowboarder Seth Beckton says a skier threw him off a chairlift, from which he fell 20 or 25 feet, at Aspen Highlands in Colorado. Going by his account of events, the rivalry between skiers and snowboarders remains strong and hostile.
Today’s three-way trade involving the Coyotes, Predators, and Canadiens will have little impact on the teams’ rosters, but it will affect the NHL’s All-Star Weekend on Jan. 30-31. Former Coyote John Scott, who was voted in as the Pacific Division’s captain, most likely won’t be in Nashville for the festivities as a…
NFL teams are in the process of filling out their coaching staffs, and barring a catastrophe, it appears that Jim Tomsula won’t be a head coach next season. So, uh, where’s he going?
The Eagles will hire Chiefs offensive coordinator Doug Pederson, according to Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News.