(Video) Sports: Kevin Garnett Says AAU Has Ruined the NBA

The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is supposed to help prepare young basketball players and is also the best way for the young ballers to get their names out there.  Many players in the NBA, grew up and are familiar with each other as most of them participated in that league.  The AAU also has its downside.  Kobe Bryant, who grew up in Italy before returning to Philly, previously said European players are more skillful, and AAU doesn’t teach them properly.  Kevin Garnett agrees.

(Video) NFL: Footage Released From Joey Porter’s Incident With Bouncer Before Arrest

Joey Porter got up close and angry with a bouncer before his Pittsburgh arrest, but he did not rough the guy up; new security footage proves it.

NFL: Prosecutors Want Aaron Hernandez’s Jail Calls About Not Going to Clubs Where Black People Are

There’s more damaging evidence in Aaron Hernandez’s double murder trial.  Prosecutors believe Hernandez’s 2015 prison phone conversations with NFL star Mike Pouncey could help prove the former New England Patriot murdered two people in 2012.

WNBA: Players Dispute Candace Wiggins’ Allegations of Being Bullied Because She’s Not Gay

Former WNBA player Candace Wiggins started a firestorm after her claims about the WNBA began to spread.  Wiggins said the WNBA is 98% gay women, and that she was bullied mentally and physically for being straight.  The WNBA front office declined to comment “for now,” but individual players spoke out to refute Wiggins claims.

NFL: NJ Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Stealing Over $100K in Giants Ticket Scam

49-year-old John Gorman was sentenced to five years in prison after scamming 16 people out of money they thought was going toward personal seat licenses for Giants season tickets.

NBA: Jeanie Buss Apologizes to Lakers Fans for Waiting So Long to Fire Her Brother Jim Buss

Two years ago, governor and owner, Jeanie Buss declared that co-owner Jim Buss would have to step down as president of basketball operations if the Los Angeles Lakers weren’t contenders by now.  Three years ago, Jim himself said he would step down if the Lakers weren’t contenders by now or by next year.  Tuesday, Jeanie didn’t wait for Jim to re-sign, she fired her brother and hired Magic Johnson as the new president of basketball operations.  She also fired the Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak and hired Kobe Bryant’s agent, Rob Pelinka.  Jeanie also apologized to the fanbase for waiting so long to pull the trigger.

WNBA: Candace Wiggins Says 98% of WNBA is Gay & She Was Bullied for Being Straight

Society often thinks of WNBA players as butch lesbians, so when a player like Skylar Diggins or Candace Parker comes along, they are catapulted in celebrity, getting more attention, endorsements etc.  Those ladies also happen to be GREAT basketball players, but even if they weren’t it wouldn’t really matter.  Candace Wiggins is a more “feminine” basketball player as well, but she says her feminity and heterosexuality, led to her being bullied and mistreated in the league.

(Video) Boxing: Chris Brown Explains Why Fight Isn’t Happening; Soulja Boy Says Chris is Scared

I saw this coming.. Adrien Broner made a flyer for the fight, then 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather said they were the promoters, Wack 100 said he’s really in charge, and at one point Soulja Boys said he was in charge of the fight between him and Chris Brown.  Ultimately there were too many hands in the cookie jar.  Soulja Boy took to Twitter and says the real reason Chris didn’t sign the contract is because he’s scared.

NBA: Lakers Name Magic Johnson President of Basketball Operations; Fire Mitch Kupchak & Jim Buss

Los Angeles Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss announced today that the team has named Earvin “Magic” Johnson as President of Basketball Operations. In addition, General Manager Mitch Kupchak has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. Furthermore, Jim Buss will no longer hold his role as Lakers Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations.

(Video) Sports: Brazilian Soccer Star Leaves Game in Tears After Racist ‘Monkey Chants’

Partizan Belgrade’s Everton Luiz played a whole soccer game against Rad Belgrade with rival fans hurling racist chants and remarks at him.

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