As it turns out, the way you stop Allen Iverson is with cheap domestic beer and a good divorce lawyer. Journalist Kent Babb published a biography of the former superstar this week (I recommend it), and there are stories in it about Iverson being, at times, a complete shitbag. To wit:
This poor little girl sitting next to Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer is sobbing uncontrollably, possibly because she has been seated next to Frank Beamer. Never forget:
The bad back that has plagued Steve Nash his entire career has knocked him out for the entire season before it even begins, the Lakers announced Thursday night. Nash suffered the latest re-aggravation—I shit you not—while carrying some luggage.
Soccer can be cruel, kids. Learn this lesson, as this small Argentina fan did after Germany's Mario Götze scored in extra time.
Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura learned after last night's game against the Cardinals that his infant son, Janniel, passed away in the Dominican Republic. According to manager Ron Roenicke, he had been battling an undisclosed illness but, as recently as yesterday, the family thought he was getting better.…
Look, gambling addiction is a serious thing and, really, this anti-gambling spot from the National Council on Problem Gambling only proves the point. In it, several young boys sit around yakking about the World Cup and who they want to win. Each kid has a favorite—one likes Brazil, another likes Argentina and…
Give the Browns this: If you're going to OK your franchise's image to a true-to-life movie about a moribund franchise that needs a miracle draft (and just two years after spending two first round picks on Trent Richardson and Brandon Weeden!), one way to go about it is making sure the promotional materials reflect the…
Danny Granger has been an Indiana Pacer for nearly nine seasons, but now he's headed to Philly after being swapped for Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen. Here he is saying goodbye to Chris Copeland and David West on his way out of the team facility.
Michael Sam's Missouri teammates generally embraced him when he revealed that he was gay last August. The majority of the NFL's reaction was positive, too, after Sam told the public Sunday. But Sam's father, Michael Sam, Sr., didn't have a similar reaction when he found out. His coping involved drinks at Applebee's.
Honestly, there's a lot of strange information on this little bit of Trivia from the Nets-Kings broadcast on YES.
Christian Adamek was a 15-year-old " kind, quirky" and, by all accounts, well-liked kid at Sparkman high school (Alabama) who was arrested for streaking through his school's football game on September 27th. On October 2nd, reportedly facing school expulsion and criminal charges—including potentially having to register…
Dylan Williams was at practice for his
Little League youth all-star team on Tuesday night when he was hit in the neck with a baseball. He fell to the ground and never got up.
A tipster just sent along the picture you see above. That's Dwyane Wade's ex-wife, Siohvaughn Funches, in the middle of what appears to be some kind of meltdown. Our tipster tells us that he briefly overheard Funches ranting about "$90 million contracts" and "houses on the water." Earlier this month, Funches sued Wade
On a recent episode of Adrien Broner's online reality show, About Billions, Broner and his crew ran into Allen Iverson while they were partying in Atlanta. Above is Iverson's brief cameo—flagged by Grantland's Jay Caspian Kang—and it will make you miserable.
Yesterday, it was reported that Allen Iverson's ex-wife, Tawanna Iverson, had accused her former husband of abducting the former couple's five children and keeping them at an Atlanta hotel. And now things have just gotten more confusing.