Thursday April 27, 2017

Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Caitlyn Jenner kept rudely interrupting Kelly Ripa on ‘Live’

It’s “Live with .?.?. Caitlyn!” On Tuesday morning’s “Live with Kelly” show, Caitlyn Jenner was a guest — and possibly one of the rudest ever. Jenner, who appeared to promote her memoir, “The Secrets of My Life,” continuously cut off Kelly Ripa and guest co-host, John Leguizamo.  More…

Aaron Hernandez Kills Himself In Prison

Former New England Patriot and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez killed himself in prison overnight, authorities said Wednesday morning. Just last week Hernandez was acquitted of murder charges in the shooting deaths of two men in the South End in July 2012.  More…

Lawsuit: I paid $4,500 for a ‘worthless’ Eli Manning helmet

Diehard Giants fan Michael Jakab started to smell a rat shortly after paying $4,300 for a Giants helmet signed by quarterback Eli Manning and inscribed “Game Used 2007-08 Superbowl Season.” Jakab’s research concluded the helmet “had never been used in a game by Manning” and “was actually worthless to collectors,” his suit says.  More…

‘Proof’ Eli Manning was in on Giants memorabilia scheme

A smoking gun email from Eli Manning proves he quarterbacked a conspiracy to defraud collectors by pawning off phony game-worn gear as the real deal, according to court documents obtained by The Post.  More…

Golf world in a tizzy after TV viewer costs LPGA star a title

Lexi Thompson had no idea why LPGA Tour rules official Sue Witters was approaching her on the way to the 13th tee at the ANA Inspiration. A television viewer’s email had alerted officials to a day-old rules violation by Thompson for a 1-inch ball placement error. Her three-shot lead had just been wiped out by a four-shot penalty.  More…

US government sues Lance Armstrong for $100 million

A federal judge on Monday refused to block the government’s $100 million lawsuit against Lance Armstrong, putting the former cyclist on course for trial in a 2010 case stemming from his performance-enhancing drug use.  More…

Huffington Post writer admits cheating in half marathon

A Huffington Post lifestyle writer and food blogger saw her blazing-fast marathon time go up in smoke after an investigation revealed she cut part of the 13.1-mile course. Jane Seo — a 24-year-old Harvard-educated writer later admitted that she went back and biked the entire course to cover her tracks by GPS, the Miami New Times reports.  More…

Security arrests Charles Oakley at Knicks game

Charles Oakley, the bruising forward who more than anyone displayed the grit and physical play of Pat Riley’s ’90s Knicks, was arrested and taken out of Madison Square Garden during Wednesday’s game against the Clippers following an altercation with security guards.  More…

This is what 300 drones flying in sync looks like

Land of the free, home of the…drone? The Super Bowl halftime show opened with Lady GaGa singing “God Bless America” and “This Land Is Your Land” with some special guests — hundreds of dancing drones, which formed the shape of the American flag.  More…

Parents of basketball girl who sued school are teaching her narcissism, not justice

Actions have consequences. And legal actions can have big consequences. That’s the lesson that Sydney Phillips and her family got this week when she and her younger sister were expelled from St. Theresa School in Kenilworth, NJ.  More…

Tom Brady, Patriots rewrite Super Bowl record book with epic, 34-28 OT win

Tom Brady and the Patriots rewrote the history books and the storylines last night with their epic, 34-28 victory against the Falcons in Super Bowl LI. They trailed 28-3 midway through the third quarter before ripping off the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history. Prior to this, the Pats’ 10-point comeback two years ago against the Seahawks had set the bar.  More…

Former ice queen Tonya Harding isn’t looking too hot these days

She once exhibited elegance as a figure skater, but just look at her now. Notorious Olympic hellion Tonya Harding is barely recognizable as she sits smoking a cigarette in her Mickey Mouse pajama pants outside her Washington state home a few days ago.  More…

Soccer plane crash survivors fined $30K for missing game

The surviving members of the Brazilian soccer team that lost most of its players when its plane crashed in Colombia have been fined $30,000 for missing their final match of the season.  More…

Search for video game may be why Colombia plane didn’t refuel

The plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team that crashed in Colombia ran out of fuel because its crew searched for a player’s video game before takeoff — a delay that led to a skipped refueling stop en route to Medellin, according to a report.  More…

The Curse of Kaepernick! Colin Kaepernick defends wearing Fidel Castro t-shirt hours before Cuban dictator’s death

Controversial San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick unwittingly found himself at the center of another storm on Friday as his praise for Fidel Castro was spread hours before the Cuban dictator’s death was announced. Kaepernick’s praise for the communist leader’s education system sparked even more division among 49ers fans.  More…