While there is no doubt some women in the sports media world use their physical traits to gain an advantage, there are many more women who work in the industry and want their work to do the talking. With that said, those women still face obstacles to being respected the way they should be in the sports world because of old minded male sports analysts that need to get with the times. Women who choose to enter the field of sports broadcasting may have a ways to go before truly earning the respect of their male counterparts, as Chicago sports talk radio hosts Matt Spiegel and Dan Bernstein engaged in a back and forth via Twitter downplaying Chicago Bulls reporter Aiyana Cristal’s professional skills while praising boobs. Aiyana is a very attractive woman, but I am sure she would much rather be complimented on her work! Check the gallery!
Shayanna Jenkins, the fiancé of Aaron Hernandez took the stand today in his murder trail of Odin Lloyd. Shayanna has been given immunity for her agreeing to testify while she deals with perjury charges of her own as prosecutors claim she lied at least 29 times during early questioning shortly after Hernandez was arrested. On the stand today she claims the only discussion she ever had with Aaron about the death of Lloyd was very short.
Ludacris is doing the media rounds in advance of the release of “Fast & Furious Seven” as well as new music from himself and was at ESPN yesterday to talk music and of course sports. He revealed that Marshawn Lynch inspired him enough to name a single from his new album “Beast Mode.” Lynch is not mentioned in the song, but Ludracris told ESPN2’s “His & Hers” Wednesday that Lynch will be in the music video.
V. Stiviano could be having a very nice life right now if she just knew how to shut the hell up. She was living the high life until she tried to get greedy and secretly recorded former Clippers owner Donald Sterling going on a racist tirade. She thought the recording was going to give her fame and fortune, but instead she lost that high life and may even lose more if Shelly Sterling gets her way.
Michael Sam became the first gay player associated with the NFL to come out publicly and declare who he is before the media could. According to Sam however, he quickly found out he was far from the first gay player in the league. Although he isn’t naming names, Michael Sam is saying there are currently many gay players in the league who have decided to remain in the closet.
Leading up to their Sweet 16 game Thursday night, some West Virginia Mountaineers were vocally confident about their chances against the unbeaten Kentucky Wildcats. The key quote from freshman guard Daxter Miles Jr.: “Salute them to getting to 36-0. But tomorrow they’re gonna be 36-1.” Well, the Wildcats did not let that happen, as they spoke with their play (a dominant 78-39 win) and their tweets. Check the gallery!
Steve Nash announced his retirement from the NBA today in an unusual way. Rather than a big press conference or trying to get back on the court for a farewell tour, Nash chose to write about his own retirement, via Derek Jeter’s website “The Players Tribune”. Nash with the Lakers never really worked out due to constant injuries, but nobody should forget how amazing of a player Nash was in his prime and the MVP trophies he has to back it up. He never won a title but his career is destined to end up in the Hall of Fame without question.
Mexican wrestling lost one of it’s brightest stars when Perro Aguayo Jr died in the ring last night in a match against former WWE star, Rey Mysterio Jr. The cause of death is being reported as cerival spine trauma, after possibly the ropes snapped his neck. Aguayo Jr was just 35 years old and a star in the Mexican wrestling circuit.
Marcus Smart is going to pay for his cheap shot on Spurs Matt Bonner. Besides being ejected for the disrespectful move, he can bet the commissioner will be calling him with a fine very soon. Smart hit Bonner directly in his groin after Bonner tried to set a pick on him. If Smart is going to do punk stuff like this just cause he is frustrated he won’t last long. We can chalk this up to being a rookie but some other players might have punched him right in the face. He is lucky Bonner doesn’t have that demeanor.
For some strange reason people every year take issue with President Obama filling out his bracket for March Madness. It is always the same focus from these moron’s as well. always saying “shouldn’t the President be occupying his time focusing on more important matters and blah blah. As if him taking five minutes to fill out a bracket and be on ESPN is really hurting our quality of life. People always have an agenda and Charles Barkley is taking it a step further by saying the same people criticizing the POTUS are really just letting their racist side shine through.