Ian Rapoport has reported that former Jets and Titans running back Chris Johnson has been shot while home in Florida last night. He is apparently recovering in an Orlando hospital and is expected to be okay.
This is a funny little insight into the lunacy of sports fandom. Much like with the players, there are unwritten rules of decorum for fans and one of those rules is that you must throw an opposing team's home run back onto the field if you catch it. People will straight-up yell at you if you don't. They made a whole
We've proven time and again that sliding into first base gets you there slower than if you run through it. Chris Johnson joined that Idiot Club of first-base-sliders and ended the Braves' rally tonight against the Phillies. His punishment was an enraged Terry Pendleton getting physical with him in the dugout.
This is what happens when it's August and your team has a 13-game lead in the division.
Remember that old Nike commercial in which Tiger Woods did that awesome bouncing-ball trick? You know, the one that every kid within 15 miles of a driving range spent the next two years trying to duplicate. Well, a few Atlanta Braves players recently tried to execute a baseball-themed version of the same trick.…
Zach Lowe on how Tennessee's "jock tax" affected Chris Johnson, who signed two 10-day contracts last season with the Grizzlies: "Johnson earned about $54,000 from those two 10-day deals (eight games played) and had to start his tax prep with a fat $7,500 check to the ownership group that waived him." [Grantland]
Let's make this clear up front: No NFL players are connected to last summer's shooting outside Orlando that left a 15-year-old girl with severe brain damage. But a house at the center of the case was a place where NFL players—specifically, former Jaguars and Rams receiver Mike Sims-Walker and Titans running back…
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Phelps says he started relaxing after losing his first race.
Yesterday, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson told the Tennessean that he thought he could beat Usain Bolt in a 40-yard dash. Johnson said:
Happy August 9th! It's a day you should have circled on your football calendar, because today's the day that players have to report to camp in order to accrue a year of service. As dictated by the new CBA, any players still holding out for reworked contracts will have to wait an extra year for their free agency. And…
Chris Johnson released a single via Twitter. It samples a busy signal. It is terrible. [Chris Johnson]
Your morning roundup for March 10, the day that a big-and-wide guy gets called to task for playing fast-and-loose with his words.
Yet again, a weak slate of games. So, here are four somewhat-relevant questions for amusement purposes only...
Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.
It's just like the Titans playbook: you can see Johnson coming a mile away and you still can't stop it. Don't mourn for that classic boat though; the paint job murdered it long before the 30-inch rims.