New York Knicks Guard Jeremy Lin and Five Other Superstar Athletes Who Went to Harvard
New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is lighting up the league with his stellar play, propelling the Knicks back from the brink of yet another disappointing season. But you can’t talk about Lin without mentioning his alma mater, Harvard University, from which he graduated in 2010 with a 3.1 GPA. Here’s a look at how some other Harvard alumni have fared in their respective professional sports: Re
Legendary Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno Dies at 85
Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, the all-time leader in college football history who was involved in the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State, has died at age 85 of lung cancer.
5 Great Athletes Who Spurned Chances to Play Other Sports
Deion Sanders, Bo Jackson, Brian Jordan, Danny Ainge and a select few others set a modern standard for their unique abilities to play two professional sports at their peaks.
5 Players Who Should Definitely Be in the Baseball Hall of Fame
This year’s class of Hall of Fame inductees was announced on Monday, and just one man, Barry Larkin, made the cut. The former Cincinnati Reds shortstop will be enshrined this summer and heralded among the all-time greats. But with the news a new member of the hall has been added comes a spirited debate about who didn’t make the cut.
Charles Barkley Gives the Best Shaq Attack on ‘Saturday Night Live’ [VIDEO]
The former basketball player and outspoken media personality, Charles Barkley, delighted sports fans with a pitch-perfect parody of Shaquille O’Neal on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ Almost as entertaining, though, was when he got a taste of his own medicine.
Eddie George and 6 Other Former NFL Players Who Became Actors
Former Tennessee Titans running back used to thrill audiences with long runs and evasive moves. Now, he’s hoping to win over new audiences with his…acting. George will star in the title role of Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s production of ‘Julius Caesar’ this month. With the play, George joins a rich history of former football players who’ve gone on to theatrical stardom.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fire Coach Raheem Morris
What better way to start off the new year than with a ton of firings? Raheem Morris and reportedly all the assistant coaches and coordinators of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were asking themselves this question when they lost their jobs Monday.
Texas Rangers Win Bidding War for Yu Darvish Negotiation Rights [VIDEO]
The Texas Rangers emerged as the winners in the bidding war that now allows them the chance to sign Japanese phenom pitcher, Yu Darvish. The bid came at a steep price, though, at a reported $51.7 million. “Our organization has scouted Mr. Darvish for the last several years and has been very impressed with his abilities and accomplishments. We believe he would be a great addition to the Texas Range
Die-Hard 76ers Fan Lands Job with Team After Launching Clever Twitter Campaign
Jerry Rizzo’s love for the Philadelphia 76ers is paying off. Literally. The 23-year-old got a job working in social media with the team after he and a friend took to Twitter to help the franchise reach out to fans as part of a contest to help choose a new mascot.
Miami Dolphins Fire Head Coach Tony Sparano
Well, Todd Haley isn’t the only coach looking for work now. The Miami Dolphins also fired their head coach, announcing that Tony Sparano (not to be confused with Tony Soprano) is being replaced by defensive backs coach Todd Bowles for the team’s remaining three games this season. The Dolphins sit at 4-9 after starting the season 0-7. In total, Sparano was 29-32 with Miami in his four years there.