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Black NHL Player, Joel Ward, Recieves Racist Hate After Scoring Winning Goal

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Washington Capitals’ winger Joel Ward scored the game winning goal 2:57 into overtime of Game 7 of their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series last night. The Capitals knocked out the defending champion Boston Bruins and, in the process, Ward made history as the first black NHL player to score a Game 7 OT winner. “All of a sudden, there was a blocked shot by (teammate Mike Knuble) and I…

GUILTY! Ex-Football Player Nate Webster Found Guilty Of 4 Counts Of Unlawful Sexual Conduct With A 15 Year Old Girl

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An Ohio jury has found former NFL linebacker Nate Webster guilty of four counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a conviction that could result in Webster being sentenced to up to 20 years in prison. Webster was also charged with gross sexual imposition and sexual battery but was acquitted on those charges. He was also acquitted on a fifth count of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. Prosecutors…

Brandon McCarthy of the Oakland A’s Tweets Against Kiss Cam Homophobia

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Oakland A’s righthander Brandon McCarthy has had just about enough of Kiss Cam and the anti-gay overtones he believes it conveys. He took to Twitter recently after a Kiss Cam session ended with the camera focused on two men. He didn’t see any humor in the gag, and he pointed out that no real attempt is made to include gay and lesbian couples. McCarthy’s tweet: “They put two guys on…

Not So Peaceful: Metta World Peace Suspended For 7 Games

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Metta World Peace harmed much more than his own tattered reputation when he viciously elbowed Oklahoma City’s James Harden in the head. The Los Angeles Lakers troublemaker also deprived his team of his services as their starting small forward and defensive stopper for at least six playoff games while he serves his 10th suspension in the past decade. The NBA suspended World Peace for seven games on Tuesday for the…

AWESOME! Braylon Edwards Donates Settlement Money to Charity

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NFL star Braylon Edwards just settled a slander lawsuit that he claimed cost him a $15 million NFL contract — but he’s being magnanimous about it … and donating his settlement money to charity, TMZ has learned. The former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver filed a $14 million suit against a Detroit restaurant and several employees for slander and extortion back in 2011… claiming their false accusations about him being…

Dwight Howard Out For The Season Due To Back Surgery

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  Dwight Howard’s season is over. His chances to help Team USA win another Olympic gold are likely done, too. Orlando’s All-Star center told ESPN.com he will have season-ending back surgery, and Magic general manager Otis Smith confirmed the plan to the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday night. “It’s in his best interests to have surgery sooner rather than later,” Smith told the newspaper. Friday’s operation in Los Angeles to repair…

TKO: Mike Tyson Talks About Getting A Prison Official Pregnant While Serving Time

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The heavyweight champion has gone from a wild hoodlum from Brooklyn (or “the Devil’s bedroom,” as he calls it) to a controversy-addled, multimillionaire boxer to an actor to a peace-and-pigeon-loving TV personality. But his latest revelation is nothing short of shocking. “I didn’t talk about getting a prison official pregnant,” he told ESPN’s Rick Reilly of topics he left out of his one-man Las Vegas stage show, “Mike Tyson: Undisputed…

Williams gives US 2-0 lead against Ukraine in Fed Cup Series

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We weren’t sure if she could do it but with her next Olympics in the balance, Serena Williams has kept her Fed Cup appointments in 2012. Williams overpowered Ukrainian teenager Elina Svitolina 6-2, 6-1 to give the United States a 2-0 lead in the Fed Cup series on Saturday. In the opening match, American Christina McHale defeated Lesia Tsurenko 6-1, 4-6, 6-3. The U.S. needs one victory among the reverse…

Derek Fisher Tells NBPA He Will Not Resign

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National Basketball Players Association president Derek Fisher fired back at the union’s leadership pushing for his resignation on Friday night. Fisher, who is calling for an independent review of the union’s business and financial practices under executive director Billy Hunter, reiterated that he wouldn’t resign and called for peers in the league to stand and fight with him. Hunter has rallied the eight-player executive committee to call for Fisher’s resignation….

Dwayne Wade Bans Gabrielle Union From Courtside

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The Think Like a Man actress, 39, isn’t allowed to sit courtside while cheering on her Miami Heat beau. “That got killed when I became too vocal,” Union explained on Conan Wednesday. “He was like, ‘We’re going to need you to sit a few rows back because I can hear you.’” “I’m like a dance mom: ‘Plie! Plie!’” she explained. “I’ve become like Bobby Knight and like the Great Santini…

Back Surgery Ends Dwight Howard’s Season

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Dwight Howard’s season and the Orlando Magic’s post season dreams both ended today. Per ESPN, Dwight Howard will have back surgery on a herniated disk on Friday and miss the remainder of the season. It also takes Howard out of contention for Team USA this summer. The announcement comes during a time that there have been reports Howard told Magic owner Rich DeVos that he didn’t want to play for…

5 Exercises Men Can Do To Improve Sex Lives

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You know that working out is good for your health. But did you know that hitting the gym could also help you have better sex? “Working out three to four times a week can do a lot to help your sexual technique, flexibility, and endurance,” says Pete McCall, MS, an exercise physiologist and personal trainer for the American Council on Exercise (ACE). So what types of exercise are best for…

Bobcats Teammates Had To Separate Coach And Player From Shoving Match

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Charlotte Bobcats coach Paul Silas shoved 6-foot-10 forward Tyrus Thomas after a postgame screaming match Sunday night, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Bobcats’ Paul Silas and Tyrus Thomas were each fined for an altercation last week. (AP) Several players intervened immediately and separated the coach and player, and no punches were thrown, sources said. Silas, 68, had been incensed with Thomas chatting with some Boston Celtics players on the…

Fans Tease Tim Thomas With Obama Signs

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President Barack Obama wasn’t in attendance at the Verizon Center to see the Capitals take on the defending Stanley Cup champions Boston Bruins for Game 3 on Monday night. But his face did manage to make an appearance.. several times. Capitals fans used pictures of Obama’s face to taunt Boston’s star goalie Tim Thomas, who skipped out on the team’s visit to the White House back in January months after…

Jackie Robinson Honored At Yankees Stadium

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With all due respect to the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the fight for civil rights and equality truly began on a national level on April 15th, 1947—the day Jackie Roosevelt Robinson officially debuted for the Brooklyn Dodgers against the Boston Braves. While he did not record a hit on the stat sheet in terms of baseball that day, for progress with race relations, he began the move towards…