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Ugly throwbacks, Padres chances in 2011 and a bad Werth contract

Ugly throwbacks, Padres chances in 2011 and a bad Werth contract

Took the family to the last Harry Potter movie the other night, except it wasn’t the last Harry Potter movie. Just like Brett Favre’s season, the fun never ends.…


Did you see those Packers throwback jerseys on Sunday? Who knew LSD was all the rage in the ’30s?…


Now this is getting downright ridiculous. James Harrison says he’s going to retire from pro football so he can play a real contact sport, Dancing With The Stars.…


The Broncos are in last place and are allowing almost 30 points a game. But the news isn’t all bad in Denver. They’ve got a kick-butt Christmas sale on Jay Cutler jerseys in the team pro shop.…
Then you have the Panthers. Things are so bad in Carolina, John Fox has launched his own website: www.dohimafavorandfirejohnfox.com…


The Padres traded their franchise player, Adrian Gonzalez, to the Red Sox for a bunch of prospects. Thus, they could become the first team in baseball history to be eliminated on the final day of the season one year and the first day of the season the next.…
At least the Padres have a catchy marketing slogan ready to roll: “Padres Baseball … Because, If You Think About It, The Sun, The Beach And Bikini Watching Are Highly Overrated.’’…


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Just so you know, superagent Scott Boras says Jayson Werth’s seven-year, $126-million deal wasn’t about the money. It was an opportunity to lose 100 games a year with the Nationals.…


Nice effort by the Cavs for LeBron’s homecoming. Did Bingo Smith get a game ball?…

How ’bout them Spurs? They’re on such a roll, Tim Duncan recently was credited with his first career smile.…


This just in. ESPN’s Hank Goldberg says to take the NFL owners and give the points to the Players Association. …The union, in case you haven’t heard, has told players to save three weeks worth of table-dance money in anticipation of a lockout in 2011. …


Wow, the Rams have a chance to be really good. Last time I typed those words, Kurt Warner was just coming off back-to-back employee of the month awards at Safeway.…


Just as I suspected. One day after saying he enjoyed the “good chemistry’’ on his team in Istanbul, Allen Iverson demanded to be traded to Baghdad.…


George Steinbrenner was denied entrance to the Hall of Fame, but his son, Hal, vowed that his dad would get in the old-fashioned way in 2011 — by buying votes.

Jim Armstrong