Sports journalist Stephen A. Smith sharply criticized rapper T.I.‘s wife, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, for disrespecting her husband on social media. Tiny’s behavior on social media leaves many insiders shaking their heads wondering what is really going on.
Grown men recoiled at the sight of St. Louis draftee Michael Sam licking cake icing off the lips of his boyfriend, Vito Cammissano. Only seconds before “the kiss”, these same men cheered St. Louis for having the courage to draft Sam with its 249th pick in the NFL draft on Saturday. 31 other teams had bypassed the SEC Defensive Player of the Year who was projected as a mid- to late round draft pick.
ESPN taped Sam’s reaction and aired the tape immediately after his draft pick was announced. Social media’s reaction to “the kiss” was wildly mixed. Some applauded the NFL, St. Louis and Sam for their courage. While others — including professional and college football players — expressed their distaste with ESPN for repeatedly showing “the kiss” on air. Many believed ESPN went too far.
Miami Heat superstar guard Dwyane Wade has admitted what everyone already knew: that he fathered a now 5-week old infant son with a groupie.
Wade made the comments prior to last night’s Miami Heat vs Denver Nuggets game, according to ESPN.
Former Miami Dolphin lineman Jonathan Martin met with the NFL for 7 hours on Friday to give testimony about a bullying complaint he made against former Dolphin guard Richie Incognito, Jr.
Whatever the outcome of the investigation, Martin’s reputation as a NFL player — and as a man — will forever be tarnished.
An athlete who plays at the competitive level of the NFL is expected to be a macho Man among men who oozes testosterone through every pore. But, according to one sign that was held aloft on ESPN’s College Gameday Show for millions to see, Martin is one big pu$$y.
Rap mogul Jay Z has all the right connections. The self-professed “business, man” is now licensed by the NBA to represent NBA athletes, according to a report on ESPN. The news was first reported by Sports Business Journal.
Jay Z, who has zero experience as a sports manager, signed NY Yankee Robinson Cano and NY Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz after forming Roc Nation sports management agency with his business partner Juan Perez (pictured left). He later signed WNBA player Skylar Diggins. But professional athletes are not rappers, and insiders are questioning whether Jay Z has the skills to negotiate major sports contracts and endorsements for his clients.
Socialite and reality TV star Khloe Kardashian and her NBA star husband Lamar Odom are accused of running a charity scam.
According to an investigation by ESPN, eight charities connected with sports stars have allegedly misused the cash they rake in.
An ESPN analyst sparked controversy yesterday when he called Washington Redskins star quarterback Robert Griffin III a “cornball brother” who dates white women and votes Republican.
At issue for ESPN analyst Rob Parker was Griffin’s refusal to be defined by his skin color.