Dwight Howard’s baby mother Royce Reed alleges that he has abused their six-year old son Braylon. Howard initially said he was cleared in the matter but Reed insisted that an investigation is in place. Well it turns out she was right and the child abuse investigation has been sent to the Atlanta Police Department. If charges are eventually filed against Dwight, the matter would be prosecuted by the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office. There’s just one problem… the Fulton County District Attorney is Dwight Howard’s uncle.
The Brooklyn Nets were recently trying to bring in hometown player Lance Stephenson. He hasn’t been playing so well since leaving the Indiana Pacers and signing with the Hornets so Charlotte is also eager to get a deal done. The Nets however were unable to find a practical solution in unloading center Brook Lopez and couldn’t come to an agreement on a three-team trade despite discussing options with several teams. They put a hold on talks and now reportedly have a new solution; to move struggling guard Joe Johnson in the deal.
Erica Kinsman, who accused Jameis Winston, the Heisman Trophy-winning Florida State quarterback of a brutal sexual assault, opens up about her ordeal in filmmaker Kirby Dick’s harrowing doc, “The Hunting Ground”.
The Super Bowl will take place next Sunday between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks but instead of beefing up the war between the two teams, a dark cloud hangs over the league (yea another one). This time it’s Deflate Gate; the Patriots are accused of deflating their footballs prior to the AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts in which they won 45-7. Everyone has been weighing in with their opinion including NBA color commentator Mark Jackson.
Kobe Bryant is expected to miss the rest of the 2014-15 season with a torn rotator cuff. Though the official decision won’t be announced until Monday, Bryant did meet with a doctor and decided to let us in on the emotional event.
Brandon Jennings had to be helped to the locker room late in the third quarter of the Detroit Pistons Saturday night 101-86 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. Jennings fell to the floor, grabbing his leg and writhing in pain. “It doesn’t look good,” coach Stan Van Gundy said. “It is a major, major loss.” That injury has now been diagnosed as a full Achilles tear.
The only part of this story that should be surprising is that Dion Waiters has kept in touch with Kyrie Irving since the media beefed up stories about a feud between the two of them but it’s obvious Waiters and LeBron James are not the best of friends. We’ve all watched Waiters beg for James to pass him the ball, or shoot it when LeBron is asking for it. We also know that LeBron reportedly okayed the trade that sent Waiters to the Oklahoma City Thunder and J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Still the media is going to continue asking Waiters about his new home and his relationship with his old home. Here’s what he had to say.
Mike Tyson has always been a bit eccentric or some may say flat out crazy so nothing he says should really surprise us anymore but somehow he always manages to do it anyway. This time, Tyson says he was inspired to sing by one of the most hated dictators of all time … Benito Mussolini.