Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving isn’t getting off easy for ditching his team. Irving just gave up nearly $1 million for going AWOL.
Much like the athletes whose highlights he has called over the years, CBS star Jim Nantz found himself in a bitter — and costly — divorce in 2009.
Former Patriots offensive lineman Ryan O’Callaghan intended to end his life after playing his final NFL down. The Kansas City Chiefs intervened and saved O’Callaghan’s life.
In her spare time, former NASCAR star Danica Patrick fancied herself a cook — and she thought highly of her food preparation abilities.
Tim Tebow and Urban Meyer starred together at the University of Florida over a decade ago. Could the two reunite with the Jacksonville Jaguars?
Joe Buck has worked a variety of roles in his lengthy career with Fox Sports. Buck took a reduced workload in 2007 to avoid ‘underexposure.’
Sterling Sharpe is one of the greatest skill players in Green Bay Packers history. However, Sharpe gave up on following the NFL after he retired.
Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald has grown into an NFL legend. Donald has come a long way since being a ‘lazy, chunky kid.”
Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks signed longtime Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo in 2017. If not for Adam Silver, Romo may have even played for the Mavs.
Veteran receiver Cole Beasley has become pivotal to the Buffalo Bills’ success. Beasley’s pregame routine may make some fans sick to their stomach, though.
CBS star Jim Nantz will call his sixth Super Bowl in February. Before then, Nantz is celebrating being inducted to a media Hall of Fame.
The Golden State Warriors have a rising star in center Eric Paschall. Utah’s Donovan Mitchell knew that Paschall was destined for greatness.
When young NASCAR driver Hailie Deegan graduated high school in 2018, she donned a unique and fitting outfit to celebrate the special day.
San Jose Sharks wing Evander Kane has some major issues ahead of the 2020-21 season. Kane, who has earned $49 million so far, just filed for bankruptcy.
Veteran big man Julius Randle has found a home with the New York Knicks. Randle has come a long way since he lived the high life playing AAU ball.
Ohio State running back Trey Sermon has become a household name this season. Sermon is keeping his family afloat after numerous tragedies.
Alabama receiver DeVonta Smith has a big fan in NFL legend O.J. Simpson, who compared Smith to a Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver.
PGA star Justin Thomas is in hot water after a microphone recently caught him using a homophobic slur. Thomas consulted the book of clichés for his lazy apology.
Los Angeles Clippers radio voice Noah Eagle is the son of veteran NFL and NBA announcer Ian Eagle. The younger Eagle has a bright future ahead of him.
Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns are about to play their first postseason game since January 2003. When did the Browns last win a playoff game?
Longtime NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason isn’t the only famous athlete in his family. His son-in-law is Islanders wing and NHL veteran Matt Martin.
Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Don Martindale’s nickname is “Wink,” and it has nothing to do with his eyes. Here’s where the moniker originated.
Former NFL receiver Nate Burleson will be on the call for the NFL’s Nickelodeon wild-card broadcast. Here is everything you need to know about Burleson.
It will be Mike Tirico, not Al Michaels, calling the Buccaneers-Washington wild-card round game for NBC. Here’s more on NBC’s recent broadcast decision.
CBS stars Jim Nantz and Tony Romo will be reunited when the 2020-21 NFL playoffs begin. Why aren’t Nantz and Romo calling the Colts-Bills wild-card game?
Buffalo Bills legend O.J. Simpson remains enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite his legal issues — and that isn’t by mistake.
Clint Capela has grown into a major piece for the Atlanta Hawks. Capela can thank his brothers for guiding him towards basketball and fashion.
Michael Oher rose to prominence both as the Baltimore Ravens’ left tackle and subject of ‘The Blind Side.’ What is Oher doing in retirement?
Golf star Xander Schauffele recently had COVID-19, and he isn’t mincing words about his forced quarantine. Schauffele even said he felt “sick as a dog.”
NFL Network’s Kim Jones has covered everything from the New York Yankees to football. Jones could have tragically died from a heart issue before going on camera in 2018.
Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy is a hot name on the coaching carousel, despite a lengthy rap sheet of legal issues as a player.
Bradley Beal has had a stellar career for the Washington Wizards. Beal has come a long way since walking to school with Nelly, the Grammy-winning rapper.
Kyle Busch has had a legendary NASCAR racing career. Busch has always had a temper, though, and other drivers have certainly taken not over the years.
Veteran NBA announcer Mike Breen is known for his signature “Bang!” call. Breen stuck with the call despite a local reporter’s frustration.
Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen has famously had financial problems over the years. Pippen lost over $1 million when he sold his Portland mansion.
Rick Blight played seven seasons in the NHL and impressed for the Vancouver Canucks. Blight tragically disappeared and died in the spring of 2005.
Controversial NASCAR driver Kyle Larson has bold ideas on how to change the sport, and they may bother the most dedicated racing fans.
Legendary NFL figure John Madden called plenty of football games, but he never worked the Pro Bowl — and not because he found the game boring.
Tim Duncan is arguably the greatest player in San Antonio Spurs history. The Hall of Fame big man has spent his post-basketball life training in kickboxing.
Veteran announcer Marv Albert did his best to save fellow broadcaster Steve Kerr from pain. Albert talked Kerr out of coaching the New York Knicks in 2014.
Green Bay Packers rookie quarterback Jordan Love didn’t play a single snap during the 2020 regular season. Green Bay needs to trade Love next spring.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady took care of receiver Antonio Brown in a Week 17 victory. Brown’s bank account now has another $250,000 in it.
Chris Kluwe impressed as the Minnesota Vikings’ starting punter. Kluwe believed his support for same-sex marriages cost him his spot in the NFL.
Devin Singletary has grown into a reliable running back for the Buffalo Bills. Is “Motor” Singletary related to Chicago Bears legend Mike Singletary?
Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore famously starred as a Boise State quarterback. Moore became a legend despite clichéd height concerns.
When Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen ran into financial trouble during the 2000s, his farm earned him nearly $80,000 in government checks.
New Orleans Saints star running back Alvin Kamara had a historic performance in Week 16. Why isn’t Kamara playing for the Saints in Week 17?
Former Houston Rockets guard Steve Francis had an All-Star career and made plenty of money. Francis’s mother unknowingly had him paying the bills at age 8.
It is safe to say that Deion Sanders is excited about his Jackson State football program. Sanders believes the team will help cut down on crime and teen pregnancies.
Dave Duncan has had a long MLB career spanning nearly 50 years. Duncan tragically lost his wife and son to brain cancer within seven years of one another.
NASCAR star Joey Logano is coming for reigning champion Chase Elliott in 2021, and Logano already has ideas on how he’ll accomplish the feat.