In his 19 seasons in the Majors, two-time AL MVP Frank Thomas cranked 521 home runs while playing for the Chicago White Sox, Oakland A's and Toronto Blue Jays. Now that the man they called Big Hurt is done terrorizing pitchers, Thomas is the official Topps baseball card spokesman and he's helping the company promote their 60th diamond anniversary. Clearly, Thomas knows his way around the baseball world, but can he handle our new segment, 10 Questions? Keep reading to find out.
On my way out of the Staples Center, I ran into the most popular pup in the neighborhood: George the bulldog, the unofficial mascot of the Lakers. Chilling out in the arena wearing a Kobe Bryant jersey, nearly every fan stopped to pet him or take a photo. Kobe may have won MVP honors during the game, but there was no doubt George was the post-game MVP (Most Valuable Puppy). Keep reading to see one more picture of George lounging after a long day.
The Utah Jazz have agreed to send All-Star point guard Deron Williams to New Jersey in a multi-team deal, SI.com has confirmed. The Jazz will receive rookie power forward Derrick Favors, point guard Devin Harris, two first-round draft picks and $3 million cash.More »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- For flamboyant tight end Jeremy Shockey, the party is over -- at least in New Orleans.
Shockey was released Tuesday by the Saints, who appear ready to move on with promising second-year pro and 2010 third-round draft choice Jimmy Graham.
Shockey was no stranger to the Big Easy social scene and also helped give the city a reason to celebrate like never before. More »
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks finally landed Carmelo Anthony, ending a trade saga and their quest for a second superstar with one blockbuster deal.
The Knicks beat out the rival New Jersey Nets to win the Anthony sweepstakes by agreeing to a trade with the Nuggets on Monday, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.
The deal that would finish the season-long trade More »