In the urban sprawl of the sports blog world, we have the following emissions and submissions:
The original video of the Cuban Tae Kwon Do kick to the referee’s head in Bejing. What a kook.
Bringing Back the Bushwhackers are reporting that Kimbo Slice is grappling with former WWE/MMA fighter, Ken Shamrock.
Deadspin is dropping knowledge that Fred Smoot’s house in Minnesota isn’t selling for a discounted price. Actually the neighbors are suing because the former “Love Boat” host is letting his place go to the weeds.
Awful Announcing – Erin Andrews showed up last week looking hot the Cubs/Brewers July 30 game, perhaps a little too fine for Lou Pinella’s liking: “Hey, hey, hey! Look at this!” Piniella said, loudly and excitedly. “Are you doing a baseball game today or a modeling assignment?” This writer does not have much cache, he writes for the Peoria Journal Star.
Sports By Brooks – The Green Bay Packers offered Brett Favre $20 million over 10 years to stay home!
Deadspin – Ron Artest is still ghetto, and no one, not even Yao Ming can change him. From Artest: “I don’t think he’s ever played with a black player that really represents his culture as much as I represent my culture.” Wow, Ron’s already trash talking to his teammates, 24 hours into his new Rockets regime.
Deadspin enlightens us that Nike and their ad agency, Wieden and Kennedy pulled the plug on their ads featuring players getting dunked on and receiving another man’s package in their face. The ads were deemed offensive to both blacks, gays and those easily offended.
Sports By Brooks expounded upon Randy Moss’s 8th grade daughter with amazing genes, dribbling up the court for her varsity high school team, as an 8th grader
AOL Fanhouse reports who really won ESPN’s Titletown? L.A., Boston, New York? No, Valdosta, GA.