Category Archive: General Sports

May 18

TROY: Detractors of Frankie Edgar, Why?

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Some dumbfuck from Bloody Elbow*dubbed Frankie Edgar a “point fighter extraordinaire”. Everybody has a right to an opinion, but some of that site’s writers must be terribly bored. On Saturday morning (here in the states), over in the Philippines, Edgar defeated Urijah Faber by unanimous decision, and it’s pretty damn clear he’ll take the winner …

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Apr 12

Jordan Spieth wins the Masters in record-setting fashion

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – Coming into Sunday at the Masters, Jordan Spieth held a four-shot lead, and that was enough to ensure that this day would see a memorable story, one either of triumph at a young age or of gut-punch collapse. With barely a doubt, Spieth delivered a triumph that will now have the entire …

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Mar 28

Jeff Pearlman: Macho Man

So this is sort of weird, but earlier today SI.com posted a profile of Randy (Macho Man) Savage by a writer named Justin Barrasso. And it was very well done, and is certainly worth your time. But as soon as I saw it I thought, “Um … what?” Because much of it concerns Savage’s early …

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Mar 24

No Guts, No Glory: Whatever happened to Cesaro’s big push WWE?

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I don’t really follow WWE as much as I use to due to the product being pushed towards the younger kids.*But because it is the go home show before Wrestlemania, I decided to tune in to watch and see what story will be told leading into Sunday night. I saw the usually stuff that […] …

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Mar 06

No Guts, No Glory: Report: Kansas’ Cliff Alexander is under investigation by the NCAA

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Kansas Jayhawks fans have been wondering why forward Cliff Alexander has not been playing. Last week, the school said that Alexander was sitting out due to an NCAA issue. After missing the last two games, it looks like there is more to Alexander situation than what Kansas has put out. According to Pat Forde of …

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Feb 09

Puck Daddy: Alex Ovechkin finally gets his Honda, donates it to charity

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Alex Ovechkin spent the entire 2015 NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft campaigning Team Foligno and Team Toews to make him the last pick, ensuring that he would win a brand new Honda. Things didn’t go as the Washington Capitals captain had planned and he was selected before the final two of Filip Forsberg and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, …

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Jan 31

Irish Championship Hurdle win secures Cheltenham future for Hurricane Fly

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Ruby Walsh has his eyes on the prize at the Cheltenham Festival in March following another stunning success at the Irish Championship Hurdle event in January. According to the star’s trainer Willie Mullins, Hurricane Fly is “all go.” He said: “He’s beaten the reigning English Champion Hurdle champion three times this season – it’s all …

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Jan 14

Michael Waltrip Racing sued by former tire changer

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Brandon Hopkins, a former tire changer for Michael Waltrip Racing, is suing the team because he says MWR prevented him from finding work with other teams. Hopkins said he hurt his shoulder in 2013 while changing tires for Clint Bowyer’s No. 15 car. After rehabilitation didn’t help the pain from the injury, he says he …

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Dec 17

The Sports Bank.net: David de Gea very likely staying at Man United

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Here are the latest David de Gea news stories and transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. His contract situation is the top story in every A Block of Manchester United news everywhere. He hasn’t just been man of the match for the Red Devils this year, he’s been the Man …

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Nov 18

Rumors & Rants: Brock Lesnar ready to return to UFC?

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It seems that every few months we get a headline like the one above, but this time there appears to be some validity to everyone’s favorite mixed martial arts rumor. UFC president Dana White claims that Brock Lesnar is finally fully healthy and interested in returning to the sport. Lesnar is the current WWE World …

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