Anthony Smith was a defensive end for Alabama and Arizona for four years before being drafted 11th in the first round of the 1990 NFL Draft (six spots behind Junior Seau, six ahead of Emmitt Smith). He played seven seasons for the Raiders—the first four in Los Angeles, the last three in Oakland—before signing with the…
Byliner has compiled a list of 13 great long boxing reads, many of which feature Smokin' Joe. Read all your homeboys: Norman Mailer, Gary Smith, David Remnick, Pete Hamill, and, uh, Wright Thompson, too. Get there!
Luckily, before this devolved into some serious Latina ultra-violence, disgraced former USC basketball coach Tim Floyd was there to calmly intervene. Brain go boom. [HermsPerm]
"Several witnesses told police that the driver of a red minivan ran a red light at the intersection, hitting a silver Mitsubishi carrying four people..." [LA Times]
Newlywed Marko Jaric is the mystery Grizzlies player accused of sexual assault. What, Adriana Lima isn't good enough? [SI]
"Rinku and I going Barry Bonds house. We talking Barry Bonds sir about Pirates city. [W]e learning Willie Stargell, Dave Parker, Roberto Clemente. We learning coaches. We liking Barry Bonds best." [The Million Dollar Arm]
"...[A] halo of fans and reporters that moved with him, someone saw his eyes roll back and he had to grab one of the police officers shielding him to steady himself." [Palm Beach Post]