Recent Posts by BornIcon

July 30, 2021

Reports: Lakers agree to Russell Westbrook trade: The Los Angeles Lakers are wasting no time making changes after a disappointing first-round cameo in the 2021 playoffs.

posted by BornIcon to basketball at 11:29 AM - 2 comments

May 19, 2021

Broadcaster Marv Albert retiring after NBA Eastern Conference finals: Hall of Fame play-by-play voice Marv Albert plans to retire from broadcasting after announcing the 2021 Eastern Conference Finals on TNT, he announced Monday.

posted by BornIcon to basketball at 10:06 AM - 3 comments

February 24, 2021

Tiger Woods suffers multiple leg injuries in single-car accident in Los Angeles: Tiger Woods was recovering from major surgery on his right leg Tuesday evening at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center after being involved earlier in the day in a “high-speed” single-car accident outside Los Angeles.

posted by BornIcon to golf at 08:58 AM - 2 comments

January 22, 2021

Baseball icon Hank Aaron dead at age 86: Hank Aaron came into life on Feb. 5, 1934, in Mobile on the wrong side of segregation. He left it on Friday as a national icon.

posted by BornIcon to baseball at 10:50 AM - 8 comments

October 12, 2020

Big Red Machine member, Hall of Famer Joe Morgan has died: A beloved member of the Big Red Machine and hall of famer Joe Morgan has died, according to Sports Illustrated. He was 77.

posted by BornIcon to baseball at 10:51 AM - 7 comments

September 29, 2020

An inside look at the Clippers and Doc Rivers’ decision to part ways after another collapse: There was no aha moment or event that led to the Clippers’ and Doc Rivers’ decision to mutually part ways on Monday afternoon, league sources told The Athletic.

posted by BornIcon to basketball at 12:39 PM - 0 comments

August 28, 2020

Ravens Make Statement, Demands for Social Justice: With yet another example of racial discrimination with the shooting of Jacob Blake, and the unlawful abuse of peaceful protesters, we MUST unify as a society. It is imperative that all people – regardless of race, religion, creed or belief – come together to say, 'Enough is enough!'

posted by BornIcon to football at 03:25 PM - 1 comment

Brian Urlacher slammed over posts apparently dismissing NBA protest, advocating to 'free' shooting suspect: The linebacker compared Brett Favre playing in an NFL game after his dad's death to NBA players protesting against police brutality.

posted by BornIcon to football at 09:22 AM - 2 comments

August 18, 2020

Fernando Tatis Jr.'s grand slam draws ire of manager Jayce Tingler, Texas Rangers: The San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. is one of the most exciting young players to arrive in Major League Baseball in quite some time, and is off to an amazing start to the truncated 2020 season. However, the "unwritten rules" of the game caught up to the 21-year-old phenom when he apparently missed a take sign on a 3-0 pitch with the bases loaded and blasted his first career grand slam. That drew the ire of his own manager.

posted by BornIcon to baseball at 10:10 AM - 23 comments

October 22, 2019

High school cancels football season, fires every coach after suspended player suits up with different identity: A St. Louis high school has cancelled the rest of their football season and fired every coach on staff after a suspended player wore a different number and participated in a game.

posted by BornIcon to football at 10:50 AM - 4 comments

September 16, 2019

Ben Roethlisberger Out for Season With Elbow Injury: Ben Roethlisberger will miss the remainder of the season with an elbow injury, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced to reporters today

posted by BornIcon to football at 11:56 AM - 4 comments

July 15, 2019

Boxing great Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker killed after being hit by car: Retired boxer Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker, who held world titles at four weight classes, has been killed after being hit by a car, Virginia Beach police said Monday.

posted by BornIcon to boxing at 10:29 AM - 3 comments

May 28, 2019

Bill Buckner, All-Star slugger best known for his '86 World Series error, is dead at 69: Bill Buckner, an elite hitter for 22 seasons whose All-Star career was overshadowed by an infamous fielding error he made in the 1986 World Series, has died, according to Major League Baseball. He was 69.

posted by BornIcon to baseball at 07:27 AM - 7 comments

April 09, 2019

Budweiser's Emotional Ad Shows How Dwyane Wade Has Touched People's Lives: In honor of Dwyane Wade's final season playing for the Miami Heat, Budweiser just released a powerful ad showing how the basketball star has helped so many people.

posted by BornIcon to basketball at 01:07 PM - 2 comments

February 28, 2019

Witten Ends Retirement; Returning to Cowboys: Put a stop to that Hall of Fame clock. Or better yet, just pause it for the time being. That's because Jason Witten has decided he isn't done playing just yet.

posted by BornIcon to football at 01:03 PM - 3 comments

February 19, 2019

Manny Machado to Padres in surprise end to endless saga: According to MLB.com, San Diego will give Machado the biggest free-agent contract in history — if not the biggest deal ever, which belongs to Giancarlo Stanton — meeting his reported 10-year, $300 million ask.

posted by BornIcon to baseball at 12:40 PM - 8 comments

February 15, 2019

Colin Kaepernick agrees to settle collusion case against the NFL: Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has settled his collusion lawsuit against the NFL, lawyers for the athlete and the league said Friday.

posted by BornIcon to football at 02:33 PM - 1 comment

February 07, 2019

Frank Robinson, former SF Giants manager and baseball trailblazer, dies: Frank Robinson, who grew up in Oakland, enjoyed a Hall of Fame career playing baseball and became the game’s first African American manager, died Thursday, according to the New York Daily News. He was 83.

posted by BornIcon to baseball at 03:02 PM - 4 comments

November 15, 2018

Mets' Jacob deGrom rides majors-best 1.70 ERA to NL Cy Young Award: New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom won his first Cy Young Award on Wednesday, taking home the National League edition after leading the majors in ERA. Meanwhile

posted by BornIcon to baseball at 10:58 AM - 2 comments

October 31, 2018

After Maryland Player's Death, Coach and Athletic Director Keep Their Jobs: At modern American universities, it is not unusual that the head football coach is the most powerful, and the highest-paid, individual.

That has rarely been more clear than it was on Tuesday, when the governing board at the University of Maryland looking into the death of a football player allowed the head coach and athletic director to keep their jobs, while accepting the unexpected retirement of the school's president, Wallace D. Loh.

posted by BornIcon to football at 10:31 AM - 6 comments

September 28, 2018

Jared Goff goes off as L.A. rolls in game of the season: The Rams and Vikes played the best game of the 2018 season so far, with the two teams trading scores seemingly every few plays. They combined for 1,002 yards and 69 points, with Jared Goff and Kirk Cousins slicing holes through two of the NFL's best defenses and all of the various skill-position plays on each team doing their best to make fantastic plays all over the field.

posted by BornIcon to football at 07:07 AM - 4 comments

March 21, 2018

Former Bills GM Bill Polian is the co-founder of a new football league: On Tuesday morning, entertainment producer Charlie Ebersol announced the creation of the Alliance of American Football, an outdoor football league that is scheduled to kick off on February 9, 2019.

posted by BornIcon to football at 10:37 AM - 13 comments

June 30, 2017

University Rochester football player kidnapped and tortured for 40 hours: A college football player thought he and a friend were going to meet up with two women. Instead, they were abducted and tortured for 40 hours -- all because of a teammate.

posted by BornIcon to football at 12:44 PM - 7 comments

June 06, 2017

Girl's Soccer Team Banned from Tournament : An eight-year-old girl's soccer team was reportedly disqualified from a tournament on Sunday because organizers told her she "looks like a boy."

posted by BornIcon to soccer at 10:20 AM - 4 comments

April 04, 2017

Tony Romo heading into broadcasting with CBS: Romo has reached a verbal agreement with CBS to be its No. 1 color commentator -- replacing former NFL quarterback Phil Simms -- alongside play-by-play veteran Jim Nantz

posted by BornIcon to football at 12:24 PM - 7 comments