Josh Smith is among the names most frequently mentioned when discussing trade rumors most notably in association with the Lakers and Pau Gasol. While Gasol is sitting out with a foot injury, Smith is playing a pretty high level but is also nearing the end of his contract. While the Hawks don’t want to let him go they also aren’t willing to pay him the max contract he feels he deserves. So of course they’ve begun to listen to trade offers. Read more after the jump.
A photograph of Steven Tyler in his Hawaiian home with his girlfriend was published with a story saying that they were getting married, that incident leaked a major secret that he had not shared with even some of his family members. This, and the fact that his kids dont want to want to go out with him in Hawaii because people constantly take photos of them, even while they enjoy the water paprazzi using boats to get closer to caused Steven Tyler to take action. The Aerosmith lead man and former American Idol judge, got some quality co-signs by Brittney Spears, Avril Lavigne and Mitt Fleetwood, of Fleetwood Mac. Though the law protects the publishing of news, it does not protect the gathering of news and that is where Tyler intends to strike. Hit the jump for more.
Footage of six woman running into the Beach 36th Street train station in Far Rockaway, Queens was released by the NYPD in effort to solve an iPhone robbery. Crime Stoppers are asking individuals with any information about the incident to come forward. Video of the six suspects after the jump.
It’s no secret that Pau Gasol is unhappy with his role on the Lakers, losing his starting position and being benched numerous times in crunchtime situations. Gasol and D’Antoni just don’t click and he hasn’t played well with Dwight Howard either. If the two remain next season Gasol may not. Read more after the jump.
Emma Hernandez, a 71 year old woman was shot twice in Los Angeles by LAPD detectives during a city wide manhunt for fugitive Christopher Dorner an ex-LAPD officer who is charged with killing three people and injuring more. Apparently these detectives got it all wrong Hernandez and her daughter were delivering the Los Angeles Times Newspaper when two detectives riddled her car with bullets. The two latina women did not fit the description of the 6 foot black male, and the car was not the correct color or model and yet they proceeded to senselessly killing a woman and injuring her daughter, who was shot and had to get stitches. Dorner was described as 6 feet tall and 270 punds. Hit the jump for more.
Rumblings have been brewing about Greg Oden making a comeback to the NBA after battling numerous knee issues. The Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers were reportedly in the lead to sign him before the Boston Celtics stepped in and had a word with him as well. Now it turns there might finally be a deal on the table but from who? Read more after the jump.
Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood are two of the biggest stars in the Country music genre. Both have seen major successes in the past, and both have given Grammy officials fair warning, to keep their counterpart away lest some unnecessary spat occurs. Swift, 23, cited Underwood’s lack of manners the reason for the issue, while no official comment has been made from Underwood’s camp, people at US weekly have confirmed that the crooners hate each other and this is not just a Grammy night fight. Underwood, 29, will steer clear of Swift, but I wonder how Carrie will feel during Taylor’s performance of a song off her latest album (RED) on Music’s Biggest Night. Hit the jump for more.