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Tim Tebow is a perfect fit for the New York Jets franchise that he plays for. Say what you want about him being a virgin, having intangibles, or being some type of choir boy, Tim Tebow loves attention. The attention he’s starting to really love is being on the front of upscale magazine covers. Tebow will be on the cover of the October issue of Vogue Magazine and the...

This story is hilarious and so easy to play out in my head. How many of us have engaged in a game of Madden with a friend or sibling, and regardless of the fact that it’s a video game, its gets beyond heated? The Journal Times is reporting that two Racine, Wisconsin brothers were recently jailed because their game of Madden got out of hand and turned into and outright...

Can we all agree that the plethora of NBA predictions publicized on a daily basis are getting a bit redundant? Would it be out of line for me to call them played out? An example of sports journalism mediocrity? An easy way to bring homeristic journalism to the forefront of the sports page? A lazy journalist’s way of pumping out a product to meet a deadline? Is...

Arkansas Razorbacks head football coach John L. Smith is coaching on a 10-month contract, and the details of that contract won’t be nearly enough to satisfy the countless debts he owes. According to USA Today, Smith owes creditors more than $25 million in liabilities stemming from real estate losses he suffered while he was the coach of Louisville from 1998-2002. Smith...

NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson has admitted to taking anger management classes to help work on a temper that may have led to his eventual divorce with Evelyn Lozada. TMZ is reporting that Johnson sat down with Inside the NFL and host James Brown to discuss how he can better channel his anger. Johnson was very candid with Brown throughout the interview. “I’m trying...

Many fans of the Los Angeles Lakers were pissed off last season when owner David Stern vetoed a trade that would send point guard Chris Paul to the team. However, with Stern as the owner of the New Orleans Hornets at the time with the team looking for a new owner to purchase the team, he had the right to do what he did. Paul would later write “Wow,” on Twitter...

Facebook.com/Redskins Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan allowed St. Louis Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan to get under his skin, and he’s paying for it now. His actions cost his team the game against the Rams, as he was fined for throwing the ball at Finnegan, and he’s now receiving death threats via Twitter from angry Redskins fans. Here is...

Facebook.com/AtlantaFalcons Running back Michael Turner has issued an apology to his teammates and Atlanta Falcons fans for his drunk driving arrest, according to Yahoo! Sports. Turner said on Wednesday morning that he made “a bad decision” before being stopped by police hours after helping the Falcons beat the Denver Broncos, 27-21. Turner was doing 97...

Facebook.com/DallasCowboys There have been suggestions and reports that the Dallas Cowboys should not only reduce running back Felix Jones‘ role with the team, but that they should just flat-out cut him. Jones is struggling after missing most of the off-season and early part of training camp after recovering from shoulder surgery. Jones has one carry in...

Facebook.com/NewYorkGiants New York Giants big-play wide receiver Hakeem Nicks will not play in Thursday night’s game against the Carolina Panthers. “WR Hakeem Nicks has been downgraded to out and will not play vs. the Panthers. Nicks did not make the trip,” the team tweeted. Hicks has 14 catches for 237 yards and one touchdown so far on the...