31. July 2013
All athletes risk being injured, but their powerful constitution helps them survive them.
Rutgers’ former defensive tackle Eric LeGrand broke his neck in the Scarlet Knights’ 23-20 overtime victory against Army, October 16, 2010, and has been paralyzed below his neck ever since. While he has experienced tingling in his fingers and right wrist, his recovery is still a long shot. But, he is more optimistic than most and the entire Rutgers Scarlet Knights organization stands behind him as Coach Kyle Flood and the university made the choice to give LeGrand the distinct honor of being the first number to be retired in the school’s 144-year history. (more…)
26. July 2013
Those who watch the wrestlers of the WWE are already under the impression that they may have a few screws loose. Unfortunately, that assumption has been confirmed.
Brian McGhee, 29, was arrested and charged with first degree murder for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death in Tampa, Florida, Wednesday night after he posted a picture of a bloody body part on his Facebook page and led police on a high-speed chase that left him seriously injured, according to the Daily Mail. (more…)
4. July 2013
The Olympics is the height of an athlete’s career. Some will not pass up the opportunity to participate in the Olympics no matter what their physical condition might be…look at Lance Armstrong.
Olympic runner Novlene Williams-Mills was diagnosed with breast cancer, but unbeknownst to any of her running colleagues, she took to the track in June of 2012, just days after her diagnosis, to win her spot on the Olympic team in the Jamaican Senior National Championships. She won the 400 meters in 50.60 seconds to win her spot on the team. A month later, she went on to London with her team to win the 400 meter with the Jamaican relay team, according to the Daily Mail. (more…)
29. May 2013
Athletes should be connoisseurs of thirst quenching drinks, but the newest drink on the market appears to be one for fans of…cream soda.
Shaquille O’Neal is one of the most recognizable faces on the planet and now it will be even more recognizable plastered across the “Soda Shaq”. The new soda is a result of a partnership between Shaq and Arizona Beverage Company, according to DeadSpin.
There’s a different expression on Shaq’s face for each flavor with Strawberry Cream being the scariest. How Shaq with his mouth wide open and tongue hanging out seems appetizing, we’re not quite sure. (more…)
26. April 2013
If you’re a professional athlete, specifically in the NBA, it’s one thing to be flamboyantly gawdy, with diamonds or ice dripping all over your body and gators snapping at your feet in every color. But to dress like you skip through meadows instead of smash on rims is a horse of another fashion color.
What exactly is going on with the NBA’s fashion? Are certain members being courted by the fashion world in an attempt akin to the approach designers take to get actors and actresses to wear their couture on the red carpet? Some ballers’ styles are a little more interesting than others. (more…)
23. April 2013
The Baltimore Ravens are the reigning NFL champions, but they are at a loss in different positions on the team. Ray Lewis left a gaping hole in the heart of the team when he retired from the inside linebacker position he held and replacing him is not going to be easy.
So far, Rolando McClain has been officially signed to a one-year, $700,000 deal on April 12, as the team’s attempt to fill the position. But, the 23-year-old linebacker has been riddled with problems on and off the field…but mostly off. A week after he signed he was arrested in his hometown of Decatur, Georgia, for some sort of disturbance that included police, according to the Baltimore Sun. (more…)
22. April 2013
Have you ever experienced something so ridiculously funny yet no one around you really gets the joke? Well, good, because you might not get this joke, but you’re definitely going to laugh.
Philadelphia Fox 29 hosts of Good Day Philly Mike Jerrick and Sheinelle Jones, broke out in laughter after a recent interview with Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. They tried to get him to divulge details about himself and his upcoming reality show “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” It didn’t take much to render him speechless and their interview was essentially a non-interview with the difficulty Lochte had answering their questions. (more…)
17. April 2013
Serena Williams has to be one of the baddest athletes to ever grace a tennis court. Her athleticism shows off in the rock hard frame she sports on the court, but now she’s taken it to the beach in swimwear that’s sure to make some of you salivate incessantly.
She was seen striking several poses during a photo shoot on a beach in Miami, Florida, but some of the photos look like she either wasn’t ready to pose or she was trying to get in place. But whoever was snapping the photos submitted every movement and some of them are more attractive than others. (more…)