Stephen A. Smith: He’s back at the Philadelphia Inquirer, but strangely, all of his Allen Iverson news is appearing on Fox Sports (Smith has a radio show on Fox). Why are the two sides at an impasse? “It’s really about not appearing on television on anything unrelated to sports. That’s their position … I have no problem with any policy that’s already been in place that everybody has to fall under. My issue is making sure that I’m being treated fairly, you understand? And if I’m not treated fairly, you’ve known me long enough to know that I’m not going to stand by and take anybody mistreating me in a manner they’re not treating anybody else. That’s me. That’s the way that I’ve been and I’m not going to change.” The Inquirer is paying him (one would imagine that includes health benefits) while both sides sort this mess out. Calling it a “mess” might actually be kind. [SRI]
This is where we are.
Such an awful look for Andre Drummond, one of worst free throw shooters in NBA history, participating in the dunk contest. — (…)
Matt Harvey has been very busy this year. Last month we wondered if Harvey was too focused on working hard in the offseason. I guess not. (…)
Also ordered to pay $12,000 in legal fees.
The Chinese Super League is throwing serious money around the soccer transfer market. Aspiring super club Jiangsu Suning bought Brazilian (…)
Happy-looking young couple.