Feb 29, 2012, 12:17 PM EDT
Famous birthdays, events, and passings tied to Feb 29th. Plus, some links to some pretty sweet tracks.
Feb 28, 2012, 4:25 PM EDT
Do they San Jose Sharks really believe James Van Riemsdyk’s trade value is equal to that of a backup goaltender with inflated numbers?
Feb 27, 2012, 1:06 PM EDT
Pat Burrell walked 932 times in his major league career. Seems like he might make for a decent hitting coach, right?
Feb 26, 2012, 2:25 AM EDT
With their 82-72 win over the Temple Owls on Saturday night, Saint Joseph’s walked off the floor in its final home game of the season with a share of the 2012 Big 5 Title. They will share that championship with the Owls.
Feb 25, 2012, 3:40 PM EDT
The Temple University Owls and Saint Joseph’s University Hawks have not played a game in the SJU Fieldhouse since 2001. This will be their first meeting inside the newly refurbished Hagan Arena. The Big 5 title is on the line.
Feb 23, 2012, 12:51 PM EDT
Assorted notes, rollout recaps, and Fran Dunphy on why college refs should stop calling the carry inside…
Feb 23, 2012, 11:01 AM EDT
Big 5 Hall of Famer Alonzo Lewis lost his life on his way to a basketball game Tuesday. Inside, we bring you audio and quotes of Fran Dunphy’s postgame remarks on Lewis from after the Temple coach’s win over La Salle Wednesday. Words also included from Lewis friend, and fellow legend, John Chaney.
Feb 22, 2012, 2:05 PM EDT
Talks between Temple and the Big East are heating up, and CBS Sports is reporting that Temple to the Big East is 2012 is already “done.”
Feb 20, 2012, 11:40 AM EDT
The Rochester Lancers of the Major Indoor Soccer League are cashing in on Allen Iverson’s recent misfortunes by offering the 11-time All-Star and 2001 NBA MVP a “unique offer” to play for the team in its final regular season games of 2012.
Feb 20, 2012, 3:01 AM EDT
We knew the Yankees were interested in Abreu. And we knew the Phillies were interested in swapping Blanton for Burnett. But did both things nearly happen in concert?
Feb 19, 2012, 4:56 PM EDT
Asante Samuel wants to know where you would trade him if you were Eagles GM Howie Roseman.
Feb 19, 2012, 12:07 PM EDT
Pitchers and catchers reported yesterday. Ladies and gentleman, meet James Benjamin Gosewich — or, to his friends and teammates, just “Tuffy.”
Feb 17, 2012, 12:54 PM EDT
One of the sentiments in the headline above is true. The other is that the Knicks preach defense. Former Denver Nugget J.R. Smith tweeted early on Friday afternoon that he has agreed to a deal with the New York Knicks now that international basketball rules allow him to do so. Smith signed a contract to…
Feb 17, 2012, 11:45 AM EDT
Reports (some generated by his own camp) are now emerging that Allen Iverson is once more attempting a return to the NBA — albeit through non-traditional means.
Feb 17, 2012, 10:52 AM EDT
We’ve previously shown you Wilt Chamberlain’s personal love shack, now we’re offering you the chance to buy Pat Burrell’s house! Assuming you rich Level readers can afford it.
Feb 16, 2012, 10:55 AM EDT
Jaromir Jagr’s girlfriend apparently bested the entire Flyers team in a poker tournament Monday night. We speculate about what she’s actually like in person.
Feb 14, 2012, 1:24 PM EDT
Last week, we brought attention the MLB 12: The Show video game with a virtual tour of the new Marlins Ballpark and a fleeting glimpse of Greg Dobbs. This week, we’re turning it over Kate Upton and her endorsement of the rival MLB 2K12 product.
Feb 11, 2012, 4:49 PM EDT
New York had not scored on 5-on-4 man advantage in its last 35 opportunities, but scored the first three of its goals on the power play against the Flyers on Saturday.
Feb 9, 2012, 2:23 PM EDT
Ilya Bryzgalov is sick and will be a no-go for tonight’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Jason Bacashihua has been recalled on an emergency basis from Adirondack should Bryz be unable to backup Sergei Bobrovsky tonight.
Feb 8, 2012, 2:29 PM EDT
Imagine a world where a team can earn two points for winning a game in which it failed to score a single goal.
Feb 7, 2012, 7:09 PM EDT
Memphis’ impending move the Big East may lock down the all important “12th school” the conference was looking to secure it the hopes of strengthening its football brand, but changes little about what remains a fluid process.
Feb 7, 2012, 12:07 PM EDT
The Flyers have gone just 2-2-2 since losing Briere to a concussion on Jan. 21.
Feb 6, 2012, 1:07 PM EDT
The much-maligned home run structure — complete with marlins, flamingos and palm trees — will indeed be present behind Miami’s center field wall on their April 4th Opening Day, but it could be injected into your video games consoles as early as March 6th.
Feb 5, 2012, 5:01 PM EDT
Alec Baldwin goes Glengarry Glen Ross on DeSean Jackson, LeSean McCoy and the 2011 Philadelphia Eagles.
Feb 4, 2012, 8:45 PM EDT
What do you get when cross Malik Rose with Nicola Vucevic and a Swiss cough drop marketing crew? See inside…
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