Sports

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Derek Jeter’s ‘Made in New York’ Gatorade Commercial


Derek Jeter‘s latest commercial for Gatorade, the Yankee captain takes a stroll through the Bronx as Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” sets the tone for both the somber and uplifting ad. Jeter’s final regular season game is on September 28 at Fenway Park in Boston.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Is Biggie’s “I Got a Story to Tell” About John Starks?


“one of them ol’ Knick ass niggas”

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Floyd Mayweather Didn’t Leave Tip on $25K Bill


Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. rang up a bill of $25,300 in food and booze at Rehab at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas and didn’t tip a cent, according to TMZ. Oh, and this came hours after he earned $32 million for defeating Marcos Maidana to remain undefeated.

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Jordan Brand x Derek Jeter Collection


In a move we all saw coming, Jordan Brand has released an official Jeter collection to celebrate the storied career of the Yankee shortstop. The label pays RE2PECT to an icon with a special release of the Air Jordan 1 and Flight Flex Trainer inspired by the classic New York uniforms. Midnight Navy and Sail dominate each shoe, with subtle highlights including pinstripes and gold logos inspired by greatness.

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Adrian Peterson Arrested for Child Abuse


Adrian Peterson, who plays for NFL side Minnesota Vikings, turned himself in to the authorities early on Saturday. Hours earlier he had been charged with reckless or negligent injury to a child, and he is now being held on a $15,000 bond.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Larry Bird: “Paul George’s tweets were thoughtless”


Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird issued the following statement on Thursday following Paul George‘s tweets about Ray Rice and domestic violence, via the team:

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Police Sent NFL the Ray Rice Tape in April


Despite the NFL saying all week it had not seen the full video of Ray Rice punching and knocking out his then-fiancee last February, a source told the Associated Press that law enforcement had in fact sent the tape to someone at the league office in April.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

#FireGoodell Floods Twitter


It didn’t take long for people – including celebrities and journalists — to react to the most talked about sports story of the day: Ray Rice.

Monday, September 8th, 2014

‘Elevator Video’ of Ray Rice Knocking Out His Fiancee Released, Shortly After Ray is Released from the Ravens and Is Suspended Indefinitely by the NFL


Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released that appears to show the running back striking his then-fiancee in February.

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Atlanta Hawks Owner To Sell Team After Racist E-mail


Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson is selling his controlling interest in the team, two months after he told the NBA about an e-mail he wrote in August 2012 that he called “inappropriate and offensive.” The investigation into the e-mail was still ongoing, but Levenson decided not to wait.