Sports writer and ESPN host Dan LeBatard was stripped of his baseball Hall of Fame vote after he allowed fans of the website Deadspin to fill out the ballot. LeBatard’s move was to point out the hypocrisy of organization, which may have worked on multiple levels.
Last year, the website Deadspin announced it had obtained a vote for the baseball Hall of Fame from a voter. The voter voluntarily gave the ballot to Deadspin to fill out. It turns out; the voter was CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald columnist Dan LeBatard.
While New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez awaits his fate from an arbitrator, the case surrounding the documents that implicated A-Rod in the usage of performance-enhancing drugs at the Coral Gables-based Biogenesis clinic took another turn Thursday.
Former Florida Gators wide receiver Riley Cooper will not face additional punishment from the NFL after a tape caught the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver using a racial slur while at a concert.
Florida Atlantic University has decided to team up with a private prison company in a deal that will give the GEO Group naming rights to the school’s football stadium, according to faulowlaccess.com.
Hmm…let’s see, the Heat won last night; NFL draft season is upon us; and well, other than that it was pretty quie….oh wait, the Manti Te’o story, that’s what I almost forgot about. And yes, I have quite a few thoughts and have had a lot of fun with that story.
Notre Dame said a story that star Manti Te’o’s girlfriend had died of leukemia — a loss he said inspired him all season and helped him lead the Irish to the BCS title game — turned out to be a hoax apparently perpetrated against the linebacker.
Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush seems to be torn on his feelings for both the physicality of football and the physical and mental toll it can take on your body.
When Josh Johnson throws out the first pitch of the first inning at Marlins Park Wednesday night, it will be the culmination of years of political wrangling and infighting with a brand new stadium, logo, and team.