January 30, 2013 |
Odds are 49ers defensive back Chris Culliver has shared a locker room with a homosexual, even if they have been closeted. At Super Bowl media day Tuesday, he made it clear that he'd rather those teammates keep their feelings to themselves. "I don't do the gay guys man," Culliver reportedly told comedian turned shock jock Artie Lange on his radio show. "I don't do that. No, we don't got no gay people on the team, they gotta get up out of here if they do. Can't be with that sweet stuff.
March 14, 2012 |
Dig deep enough in anyone's closet and you'll find a couple skeletons. None likely as severe as the one that came tumbling out of Brandon Marshall's early Wednesday morning, when news began circulating that he was arrested and accused of punching a woman in the face in a Chelsea nightclub over the weekend, just before the Bears gave up two third round draft picks to bring him to town. Granted, Marshall's skeletons make any of our own past transgressions seem downright trite in comparison.
January 14, 2013 |
The sports world might be on the verge of some closure regarding Lance Armstrong. The Associated Press and USA Today both reported Monday that the disgraced cyclist admitted to doping throughout his career in an interview with Oprah Winfrey. The interview is scheduled to air Thursday on Winfrey's OWN network. After years of denying that he cheated while winning seven Tour de France titles, Armstrong's admission might be a shock to the system. Of course, he's not the first person to shatter a squeaky-clean image.
February 17, 2013 |
So much for being bored without football. From hockey to hoops to NASCAR, the sports world was chock-full of firsts Sunday. We rate how much fuss should be made over each. Hawk and roll With every win or (non-regulation loss), the Blackhawks push their team-best run to start the season to new heights. They held off Los Angeles 3-2 on Sunday at the United Center thanks to goals by Brent Seabrook, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp and 25 saves from Ray Emery. At 12-0-3, the Hawks are just one game with a point away from tying the 2006-07 Anaheim Ducks for the best run to...
October 25, 2012 |
As a ball boy for the Bulls from 1994-1997, Jason Franklin has stories. Not everyone can claim Scottie Pippen drove you in his Ferrari to your first date. After Franklin, who grew up in Deerfield but now lives in L.A., had that introduction to the sports world, it's no surprise he never wanted to move too far away from it. Once he realized would never play for Bulls, he figured he should do something merging his love of sports and design. In 2006, Franklin started Sportiqe and soon found his clothes in every NBA arena.
December 2, 2012 |
If you've ever found yourself gazing wistfully up at the United Center rafters wondering what Dennis Rodman is up to these days, the answer is, well, not much. "I don't do [bleep]," Rodman said. "I just live life to the fullest, man. " The Worm recently held court in an exclusive, profanity-laced interview with RedEye prior to an appearance on Saturday night at Arrow on Ogden, a rare occasion for a man who remains beloved by Bulls fans despite the fact he spent only three seasons in red and black.