Category Archives: Sports

Kentucky teen drops out of championship race after drawing bib ‘666’

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A Whitley County High School student in Whitley County, Ky. said, ‘uh, I don’t think so,’ on Saturday, after she showed up for a state cross country championship and was given a bib number of ‘666’. Codie Thacker, 16, said she had to take her principles and walk away after her coach drew a number […]

Feds investigating Biogenesis for providing performance enhancing drugs to high school athletes

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An anti-aging clinic at the heart of a Major League Baseball drug scandal is now being investigated by federal authorities for suspicion that the clinic provided performance enhancing drugs to high school athletes. Biogenesis, in Coral Gables, Fla., is suspected of supplying the drugs to many big name professional baseball players including Alex Rodriguez and […]

Missouri girls basketball team accused of putting urine in rival's water

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Several female basketball players from Cassville High School in Missouri, have been accused of lacing their rival teammates water cooler with cups of urine, according to a Monday report. The prank reportedly happen on Feb. 4 during a contentious game between the girl’s high school basketballs teams: Cassville High vs. Monett High. According to KSDK, […]

Freshman high school athlete dies shortly after track meet

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A freshman teen at the Panhandle High School in Hereford, Texas, died nine days after a track meet after he was struck in his side with a discus. A discus is a heavy disc used in track and field competitions, with competitors trying to throw the disc the farthest. Joshua Ramirez, 15, was reportedly warming […]

Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose posts baby pictures of son

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While Chicago Bull’s favorite point guard Derrick Rose has been busy getting back into shape after a debilitating knee injury last spring, he has been quietly and privately becoming a proud papa to newborn son, PJ. Derrick Rose, 24, posted pictures of his little guy on Twitter on Tuesday, stealing some attention away from the […]

Pennsylvania school sports sign reveals embarrassing typo

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The Red Lion School District outside of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania issued an apology today after one of their students posted a picture of a sponsored athletic sign, hung up on the schools football field, containing an embarrassing typo. The sign should have read, “Become a Partner in Public Education with the Red Lion Area School District”, […]

Catholic High School football team celebrates win by hiring prostitutes

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Five athletes accused of hiring prostitutes after football team winA few players on a Catholic high school football team in Maryland are being accused of hiring prostitutes after their big win against rival Hillside High School in Hillside, North Carolina on Saturday. The Dematha Catholic High School players traveled out of state where they stayed […]

Gabby Douglas says she was the victim of racial slurs, bullying

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Gabby Douglas, 16, a two-time gold champion of the 2012 London Olympics, revealed to Oprah Winfrey that she was the target of vicious and mean behavior growing up as a young gymnast in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Oprah’s interview with Douglas aired Sunday on Oprah’s Next Chapter, where Douglas admitted to wanting to quit gymnastics when […]

Boy, 12, kicked off Pee Wee Football because of size

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A 12-year-old Mesquite, Texas boy has been kicked off his Pee Wee football team because the league president said he is too big to play in their league. At 6 feet tall and nearly 300 pounds, Elijah Earnheart is bigger than most of his peers, but that doesn’t mean he wants to be denied the […]

Former NBA player Dennis Rodman writes children's book

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NBA Hall of Famer, Dennis Rodman, 51, is scheduled to have a children’s book published by years end. The former 5-time NBA champion and Chicago Bulls power forward wrote his book with the hopes of compelling children to overcome their obstacles in order to achieve their goals. Rodman, who has had his share of career […]

Parents claim little league coach stole from them

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Indiana youth baseball coach allegedly stole $8,000 prom parents and then fledA South Elgin, Illinois man reportedly recruited a group of 11-year-old boys to play in travel baseball team in a town in Northwest Indiana, collecting fees from the children’s parents to get the team organized. The coach asked each of the 12 players to […]

Illinois 12-year-old boy dies after being struck by baseball

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A 12-year-old boy from a far western suburb of Chicago had died after he was hit in the neck with a baseball this week. The boy was reportedly practicing with his baseball travel team when he was fatally injured. The town of Oswego, Illinois is now grieving the loss of a boy that one neighbor, Peggy […]

Lance Armstrong disses daughter after finishing 7th in Ironman race

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Lance Armstrong, 40, the super-human winner of seven consecutive Tour de France races, showed major disappointment as he finished 7th in the Memorial Hermann 70.3 Ironman in Galveston, Texas over the weekend. So dismayed and seemingly irritated, Armstrong refused to take the 7th place finish metal from his daughter. His daughter is heard on video, […]

Tragic teen hockey injuries may lead to changes in sport

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In the past month, there have been two tragic spine injuries in Minnesota high school hockey games. Now, parents, officials, and fans are debating over how the rough sport can be made more safe. High school sophomore Jack Jablonski’s spine was severely damaged at the neck on Dec. 30 when he was checked twice from […]

Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders' wife learned of divorce online

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On Tuesday, Pilar Biggers-Sanders, the wife of Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders, said she found out about his decision to end their marriage when she read it on the internet. This Sanders’ second marriage, having previously married to Carolyn Chambers, with whom he fathered two children. Larry Friedman, the lawyer for Pilar Biggers-Sanders,  […]

Joe Paterno's grand jury testimony

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On Friday, the testimony of Penn State’s iconic former football coach, Joe Paterno, was read in open court. This testimony was in regard to the charges against his former assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky, who is accused of more than 35 felony counts of deviate sexual intercourse, endangering the welfare of a child, aggravated indecent assault, unlawful […]

Jerry Sandusky: In his own words

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Former defensive coordinator claims he never spoke with Joe Paterno about abuse Breaking News: Assistant coach testifies to seeing abuse in shower. In the 30 years that Jerry Sandusky worked with Joe Paterno, “I never talked to him about either one,” Sandusky said. “That’s all I can say. I mean, I don’t know.” Sandusky is […]

NBA lockout over?

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66 Game basketball season to start on ChristmasAfter a marathon negotiating session, NBA players and owners have reached a tentative agreement that would end the lockout. Even though on November 14th the players association disbanded after rejecting  Commissioner David Stern’s so-called last offer, the two sides got together again Friday in a New York hotel room. Just after 3 a.m. Saturday, word was released that a […]

Penn State vigil held for sexual assault victims

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Fallout over the Paterno scandal continues as students respond to riot with candlelight vigilThousands of students gathered and said prayers for the eight inner city children who were allegedly abused by former Penn State football staffer Jerry Sandusky. Many who showed up on Friday wanted to express their embaressment.  Nick Walters, a student at Penn […]

Joe Paterno may leave Penn state after assistant coach is charged with sexual abuse of children

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According to the New York Times, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will not return next season as questions continue to pile up about how the 84-year-old coach handled the allegations of sexual abuse made against Jerry Sandusky,  the former defensive coordinator for the Nittany Lions. Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was […]

Olympic gold medalist agrees to be homecoming date for 15-year-old boy

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A wise man once told me that the easiest way to get a beautiful woman to go out with you is to ask her. This simple approach proved to be “golden” for 15-year-old Parker McDonald, a sophomore at the Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy in Colorado. He’s is going to homecoming with Olympic gold medalist […]

NFL Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert drops the 'MF' bomb

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Not for little earsWarning, NFL games may not be appropriate for children, as evident in the Sunday Jaguars-Texans game. In the heat of the moment, Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert, 22, was clearly heard over the microphone saying, “Whoa there, motherf*cker.” The censors weren’t fast enough to beep out the word vomit, potentially leaving parents in […]

Raising awareness for high school football injuries

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Sport related injuries can have catastrophic consequences for loved ones left behindRidge Borden died Friday. Porter Hancock is paralyzed. Shelton Dvorak suffers brain injuries and Tucker Montgomery remains in a coma. All four teenage boys had one thing in common — all were playing high school football. Among one of the most recent tragedies is […]

Blind little leaguer pitches no-hitter

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When it comes to individual achievement in a team sport, throwing a no-hitter has got to be one of the most impressive feats possible. Imagine facing 27 batters, each with the goal of getting a hit, and being able to frustrate and confuse all 27 of them, making them come up empty. Now imagine doing […]

Death of cheerleader appears to be sudden cardiac death

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Autopsy scheduled to find out what caused 16-year-olds death.It was during the annual fierce rivalry football game, Friday night, between Los Angeles Washington Prep and Fremont High that 16-year-old Angela Gettis collapsed and was pronounced dead three hours later at a local hospital. Associated Press and others report that coaches and trainers halted the game […]