Kobe Bryant Announces His Retirement

In a poem-like announcement titled, Dear Basketball, the Los Angeles 20 year veteran of the NBA announced that this season will be his last as a basketball player. Dear Basketball, From the moment I started rolling my dad’s tube socks And shooting imaginary Game-winning shots In the Great Western Forum I knew one thing was real: I fell in love with you. A love so deep I gave you my all — From my mind & body To my spirit & soul. As a six-year-old boy Deeply in love...

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Giants’ Victor Cruz Out for The Season

There will be no post-bye help coming to the Giants from Victor Cruz, the NY Post Reports. The one-time star receiver will miss the entire 2015 season, he announced Monday, as he heads for surgery to repair a left calf injury that somehow short-circuited his comeback from the major knee surgery that ended his 2014 season after only six games. The Giants hit their bye week at 5-5, in first place in the NFC East, and were anticipating Cruz getting on the field for the stretch run. Not gonna happen. "It’s...

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High School Football Player Dies On Field Moments after Scoring Touchdown – Video

"We have come to terms that Luke, our beautiful gift from God, is no longer with us," Luke's father, David Schemm, said. "Luke gave everything in life he had, in every moment. As a son, a brother and a friend." A high school football player collapsed and died moments after scoring a touchdown, NBC station KSN reported. Luke Schemm's on-field death was the 11th fatality related to high-school football since July, the affiliate reported, citing figures from the National Center for Catastrophic...

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Report – Lamar Odom Released from Hospital

Just a few days ago, the world wondered if Lamar Odom would make it. Now there's news the former NBA player, who was found unconscious and unresponsive in a brothel, has been released from the hospital. E! News has exclusively learned that the former NBA star has been discharged from Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, where he has been receiving medical treatment after being found unconscious on Tuesday, and is heading to California.

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ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt – Lamar Odom is More than a Reality TV Star

Lamar Odom is currently hospitalized. He was found unconscious and unresponsive in a Brothel earlier this week. But the way Odom is described in the media as a reality television star and married to one of the Kardashians, is not going over too well with a host at ESPN. Scott Van Pelt from ESPN's Sports Center took offense to the way Odom is being portrayed. He made his feelings known in this statement; I have to remind myself there are people who think of Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith as 'those...

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Investigation – NYPD Used “Excessive Force” to “Arrest” Tennis Star James Blake

Buzzfeed is reporting that an independent investigation by the Civilian Complaint and Review Board found that the the New York Police Department officer who mistakenly arrested James Blake last month used excessive force during the takedown. “I appreciate the efforts of the CCRB to advance this investigation,” Blake said in a statement. The NYPD arrested Blake on Sep. 9, after a group of plainclothes officers mistook him for a suspect in a credit card fraud scheme. The violent arrest, in which...

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It’s Over – RIP to American Hero Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra, the New York Yankees All-Star catcher who became as famed for his humorous adages as his athletic prowess, died Tuesday, the Yogi Berra Museum reported. He was 90. "It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that Yogi Berra passed away Tuesday night at the age of 90," the museum wrote in a statement. The New York Yankees and Major League Baseball also reported news of Berra's death The legendary athlete was one of the most beloved competitors of our time -- his kindness,...

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