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Steve Masiello Loses South Florida Deal

After finding “previously undetected discrepancy in his background check,” University of South Florida officials were prompted to end a contract with Manhattan coach Steve Masiello late Tuesday night. USF had paid a Texas-based search firm called Eastman & Beaudine $60,000 …

Lynda Petty, Wife of Richard, Dies at 72

Richard Petty Motorsports has announced that the NASCAR Hall of Famer’s wife Linda had passed away Tuesday at 72. Lynda Gayle Owens Petty died peacefully at her home in Level Cross, North Carolina, after battling cancer for the past several …

Michael Phelps Making An Olympic Comeback?

After the 2012 London Olympics, and winning a total of 18 gold medals (22 medals in all) during his Olympic swimming career, Michael Phelps decided to retire at the age of 27. But has he changed his mind? Many began …

Dario Franchitti to Drive Indy 500 Pace Car

Retired, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will be this year’s celebrity pace car driver, which will air live on ABC on May 25th. While Franchitti drove a Honda-powered car during his last nine Indy 500 appearances, his pace car …

David Beckham Pitches Soccer Stadium for PortMiami

Soccer superstar David Beckham will head to Tallahassee, Florida Tuesday, in an attempt to garner some state subsidies for his proposed soccer stadium to be built at PortMiami, the busiest cruise ship port in the world. Beckham also seeks to …

David Beckham Warned of Genital Devouring Fish

While filming a 90-documentary concerning the 2014 World Cup in Brazil for the BBC, soccer superstar David Beckham was advised by producers to stay clear of the Amazon river, to avoid the feared and genital-attacking Candiru fish. Also called the …

Maria Sharapova Advances at Sony Open

Maria Sharapova won a 3-hour tennis match on Saturday at the Sony Open. Her opponent? The very capable Lucie Safarova of Serbia. ”She kept hitting unbelievable shots,” Sharapova said. ”One more. One more. I said, ‘How many chances are you …

Denny Hamlin: Sinus Infection Ruins Race Day

Associated Press tells us that Denny Hamlin, ace NASCAR driver who was seventh in the points standing this Sunday, dropped to 11th after sitting out on today’s Fontana race due to a sinus infection. Hamlin was spotted wearing dark sunglasses …

Ana Ivanovic Beats Flavia Pennetta at the Sony Open

Number 12 in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings for singles Ana Ivanovic defeated 20th seed Flavia Pennetta on Saturday, at the Sony Open in Miami, at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park. Serbian Ivanovic, 26, claimed victory over Pennetta …

Robin van Persie Out for Six Weeks

Dutch Manchester United striker Robin van Persie will be sidelined for four to six weeks due to a sprained knee sustained shortly after scoring against Olympiakos in the Champions League on Thursday. Van Persie, regarded as being one of the …

Ivan Lendl and Andy Murray Parting Ways

Ivan Lendl, described as one of the greatest tennis players of all time, has parted ways with Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray. During their two-year coaching partnership, Murray won Wimbledon, as the first Briton to do so in 77 years. …

Pontiac Silverdome Memorabilia to be Auctioned Off

Pieces of the former home of the Detroit Lions will soon be auctioned off, as renovations of the Pontiac Silverdome get underway. Fans will have the opportunity to own seats, signs and even stadium urinals, by way of an auction …

Jim Irsay: Indianapolis Colts Owner Facing Felony Charges

Jim Irsay, the owner and CEO of NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, faces four felony counts for possession of a controlled substance, along with a preliminary misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated. The charges against Irsay were confirmed by Deputy Bryant Orem …

FIFA World Cup 2014: Will Brazil Be Ready?

Brazil will be hosting the next FIFA World Cup, but many are wondering if they will be ready in time, as there are less than 3 months left before the event is scheduled to begin. Cuiaba, the capital city of …

Phil Jackson Very Likely To Join the Knicks

Phil Jackson can’t seem to shake the allure of the game. It just calls him right back, and oh, no… now he’s with the Knicks. Staying true to his word on being done with coaching, New York Times reports that …

Ryan Braun To Endorse 3N2 Softball Cleats

Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers’ right fielder, has just signed an endorsement deal with 3N2, a manufacturer of baseball cleats. This is the first endorsement the player has agreed to, following his 65-game suspension for violating the anti-drug agreement of the …

Joakim Noah Leads Bulls In Overtime Win Over Heat

Joakim Noah scored 20 points, 7 assists, and 5 blocks for the Chicago Bulls in Sunday’s game versus Miami Heat. Noah filled up his team’s stats and led them through an overtime victory with a final score of 95-88. The …

Patrick Reed Triumphs At WGC-Cadillac Championship In Doral

The reign of Tiger Woods as the youngest World Golf Championships tournament winner has finally come to an end, thanks to Patrick Reed. The 23-year old Texan native won by one shot over Jamie Donaldson and Bubba Watson. Donning a …

Here’s Danica Patrick’s ‘At Google’ Talk Here’s Danica Patrick’s ‘At Google’ Talk

Race car driver and “GoDaddy girl” Danica Patrick recently spoke in an “At Google” talk as part of the Women at Google series. Google has now made the discussion available for all. “As a woman in a male dominated field, …

Aaron Hernandez: Former NFL Star Involved In Jail Fight

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, 24, may face more charges due to an altercation he had with an inmate on Tuesday at the county jail in Bristol. Hernandez is held on weapons and murder charges for Odin Lloyd’s …

UFC 170: Ronda Rousey Defeats Sara McMann in 66 Seconds

Ronda Rousey once again made history on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas for the UFC 170 event. The champion clocked in the fastest knockout in women’s UFC history by knocking out Sara McMann just a …