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Verlander Surprises Fan with ‘No You Suck!’

“A fan who taunted Justin Verlander and the Astros with the not very creative but common slam ‘you suck’ was surprised with a response from the Houston Astros pitcher (who has had a pretty good past few months): A scribbled message on a paper sign. “No,” it read. “You suck.”” To read more, CLICK HERE! […]

Belt Breaks Record in MLB

“San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt set a new MLB record Sunday when the San Francisco Giants took on the Los Angeles Angels. His at-bat in the first inning against Jaime Barria took over 13 minutes from start to finish and ended up going 21 pitches, 16 of which he fouled off.” To read […]

Tractors Stolen From Farm of Scottie Pippen

“Authorities in rural Arkansas are investigating the theft of more than $50,000 worth of equipment from a farm owned by former NBA star Scottie Pippen. Investigator Mark Griever of the Ashley County Sheriff’s Office said two tractors were stolen from the farm in Hamburg, about 110 miles southeast of Little Rock. According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, […]

Burger King Brings Back Spicy Nuggets for 4/20

“Burger King’s nuggets are made with a spicy “home-style” breading that give it a nice spicy kick. The munchies-worthy deal comes cheaper than a bag of shake. You can pick up a 10-pack of spicy chicken or original nuggets for just $1.69.” To read more, CLICK HERE!     SOURCE: THRILLIST

Falcons & Eagles Will Open 2018 NFL Season

“The tradition continues. Fresh off their first ever Super Bowl title, the Philadelphia Eagles are slated to open up the 2018 NFL regular season at home on Thursday Night Football. With the schedule set to be released later on Thursday, leaks are already happening around the league.  And according to this one report, Philadelphia will host […]

49ers Don Jones Takes Girl to Prom

“This is so sweet. 49ers safety Don Jones took a girl with Down syndrome to the Lawrence County High School Prom in Moulton, Alabama last Friday. The girl’s name is Lindsey Preston, and she’s in the 11th grade. Her mother, Kristi Martin, knows Jones’ mother — she works with special needs students at Lindsey’s school. […]

NFL Schedule Released

The 2018 NFL Schedule has been released, and the Chicago Bears face a familiar foe right away. The Bears open up Week 1 in Green Bay against the Packers on Sunday Night Football. They return home Week 2 to play Seattle on Monday Night Football. Their final primetime game is Week 12 for a Thanksgiving […]

Peyton Manning Turns Down TV Work

              “FOX and ESPN both were willing to pay Peyton Manning big money to spend one day a week working an NFL game. The former NFL MVP was the sexiest name available. But Manning, speaking at a Restaurant Leadership Conference in Phoenix earlier this week, said he wasn’t ready. […]

Gronkowski Buying Partial Ownership in Racehorse ‘Gronkowski’

“Gronk, a racehorse bound for the Kentucky Derby, will soon be partially owned by Gronk, an NFL player who was in the Super Bowl two months ago. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will acquire a minority stake in Gronkowski, the 3-year-old colt who will run in the Derby on May 5, according to the Wall Street Journal.” To […]

Bruno Sammartino Dies at Age 82

“Sammartino, a WWE Hall of Famer, was known as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of any era and one of the ultimate good guys in the ring. Sammartino grew up in Abruzzi, Italy and lived under Nazi occupation during World War II. He and his mother hid out in Valla Rocca during the occupation […]