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Entries by Dan Treadway from 01/2012

Breaking Down Every BCS Bowl Based On Plot Lines From Friday Night Lights

| Posted 01.02.2012 | Sports

So it is now time to embark on the final chapter in my mindless quest to compare Friday Night Lights plot lines to bowl games.

Best Athlete Tweets Of The Week (December 26th-January 2nd): Caroline Wozniacki, Metta World Peace, Chad Ochocinco Make List

Posted 01.03.2012 | Sports

We've entered a new year of athlete tweets, but in this first edition of tweets of the week of 2012, we have contributions from some of our old favori...

Chris Bosh Dunk: Heat Star Throws Down Thunderous Slam Against Hawks (VIDEO)

Posted 01.03.2012 | Sports

By virtue of being the third wheel of Miami's "Big 2," as Shaquille O'Neal likes to refer to them, Chris Bosh often takes a lot of flak. So much so in...

Alshon Jeffery Hail Mary Touchdown: South Carolina WR Ejected For Fight After Highlight Catch (VIDEO)

Posted 01.03.2012 | Sports

Three quarters was more than enough time for South Carolina wide receiver Alshon Jeffrey to show that he was the most talented player in the Capital O...

Alex Ovechkin Spit: Blue Jackets' Derek Dorsett Accuses Capitals Star Of Spitting In His Face (VIDEO)

Posted 01.04.2012 | Sports

Although it appeared to be just a minor scuffle by the standards of hockey fighting, this brush-up between the Capitals and Blue Jackets may have in f...

Charles Barkley, Jon Stewart Talk NBA Hall Of Famer's Weight Loss On 'The Daily Show' (VIDEO)

Posted 01.04.2012 | Sports

Whenever you put Charles Barkley in front of TV camera, something funny is bound to happen and such was indeed the case when the "Inside The NBA" anal...

Dana White Rips Fedor Emelianenko: UFC President Says MMA Legend 'Sucks' (VIDEO)

Posted 01.04.2012 | Sports

Please, dont hold back. Tell us how you really feel, Dana. With his verbal takedown of a heavyweight fighter who is widely regarded as one of the b...

LeBron James Upsets Baker: Miami Baker Accuses LeBron's Party Of Stiffing Her On $3000 Cake (VIDEO)

Posted 01.05.2012 | Sports

LeBron James may be the King of South Beach, but that doesn't mean that his subjects are happy to offer up their goods and service in tribute. This we...

LeBron James Upsets Baker: Miami Baker Accuses LeBron's Party Of Stiffing Her On $3000 Cake (VIDEO)

Posted 01.05.2012 | AOL

LeBron James may be the King of South Beach, but that doesn't mean that his subjects are happy to offer up their goods and service in tribute. This we...

BCS Championship Game 2012: LSU, Alabama Showcase SEC Talent In National Title Game

Posted 01.05.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- A few months ago, when there were rumblings that Virginia Tech might be jumping to the Southeastern Conference, Eddie Whitley and his t...

NFL Playoffs 2012: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers Not Worried About Layoff During Wild Card Weekend

Posted 01.05.2012 | Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The next time Aaron Rodgers steps under center, it will have been 20 days since he last played for the Green Bay Packers. Rodgers ...

Albert Pujol Contracts: Perks In Angels Deal Include Season Tickets, Hotel Suites, Home Run Bonuses

Posted 01.05.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Guess $240 million wasn't quite enough for Albert Pujols. In addition to his salary, the Los Angeles Angels are giving the slugger four se...

Peter Dill Celebrations: Seton Hall Basketball Reserve Enthusiastic On Bench (VIDEO)

Posted 01.05.2012 | Sports

There is team spirit, and then there is whatever Peter Dill has for Seton Hall. The walk-on basketball player for the Pirates has played just four...

Landon Collins Commits To Alabama: Mother Disagrees With Son's Decision Not To Attend LSU (VIDEO)

Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

We're going to guess that Landon Collins didn't go out to celebrate after announcing his college choice last night. In all likelihood, he's ground...

Chris Paul On Jimmy Kimmel: Clippers Point Guard Discusses Trade Controversy (VIDEO)

Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul made an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday night to discuss a variety of topics including his n...

Ken McDonald Fired: Western Kentucky Basketball Coach Loses Job After Dismal Start

Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Western Kentucky fired basketball coach Ken McDonald on Friday after a 5-11 start capped by a chaotic ending to a loss the ...

David Wilson Enters NFL Draft 2012: Virginia Tech RB To Skip Senior Season

Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

-- Virginia Tech running back David Wilson said Friday he'll skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. Wilson made his announcement at a news ...

Blair Jones Trade: Flames Aquire Center From Lightning For Brendan Mikkelson

Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

CALGARY, Alberta -- The Calgary Flames have acquired center Blair Jones from the Tampa Bay Lightning for defenseman Brendan Mikkelson. Jones has appe...

Brian Dawkins Injured: Broncos Safety Out Against Steelers For Wild Card Playoff Game

Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Brian Dawkins' biggest contribution Sunday in the AFC wild card playoffs will be with his talking and not his tackling. Hamp...

Charles Barkley Hosts SNL: Best Athlete Sketches On Saturday Night Live (VIDEO)

Posted 01.08.2012 | Sports

Closing out a week during which he joked about scamming Weight Watchers and was squeezed into NBC's coverage NFL Wild Card Weekend (which is easier no...

Tim Tebow Inspires CBS Crew's Tebowing With Broncos Overtime Win Over Steelers (VIDEO)

Posted 01.08.2012 | Sports

Just a week ago, it seemed the Tim Tebow craze was perhaps dying down, but after this overtime playoff win over Pittsburgh you can rest assured it's g...

Fantasy Football: Losers Of Leagues Forced To Perform Humiliating Dares (VIDEO)

Posted 01.09.2012 | Sports

Note to fantasy football players: Don't lose. With so many people participating in fantasy football leagues, it should come as no surprise that th...

Bevan Small Catch: New Zealand Cricket Player Makes Amazing Grab (VIDEO)

Posted 01.09.2012 | Sports

This may very well be the most amazing (and for many, only) cricket catch you'll ever see. Regardless of if you're a fan of the sport or not, you ...

LSU vs Alabama In BCS National Championship: Trent Richardson, Tyrann Mathieu, A.J. McCarron Among Key Players

Posted 01.09.2012 | Sports

The taut 9-6 regular-season match up between Alabama and LSU could hardly have been closer. In fact, a few extra feet to the left or right on any of A...

Barry Larkin Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame: Reds Shortstop Earns Place In Cooperstown

Posted 01.09.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Barry Larkin was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Monday with plenty of room to spare. The former Cincinnati Reds shortstop was...