The Green Bay Packers will start selling stock in the team on Tuesday. That means you can be one of the hundreds of thousands of people who own a piece in the greatest franchise in pro sports history. Despite all that hyperbole, we're serious. You really can be an NFL owner. The Packers are publicly-owned and they are selling stock. It won't make you rich, but you can totally one-up your bros. They only own Broncos Jay Cutler replica jersey. Here's the rundown, including a special tale from the shareholders meeting.
When will the Oakland Raiders start being the Oakland Raiders again? It's now! Linebacker Rolando McClain was arrested for brandishing a gun and... well... some other shit too. You wanted thugs on your Oakland Raiders instead of those fakers and scumbags in The Black Hole that embarrass you? Well, you've got it (allegedly)! McClain allegedly fired a gun next to some fool's ear because... well... if nothing else, he plays for the goddamn Raiders!
Fred Couples may not be what he used to on the golf course these days, but he seems to be doing alright on the real estate market. Couples is putting his La Quinta, California villa on the market only two years after he bought it. Oh, and he stands to make more than $1 million on the sale. If you don't mind living in the desert with a bunch of old celebrities, then this place is for you! Hell, it has an outdoor shower.
Alexander Ovechkin may not be doing much on the ice, but he's been doing plenty off it. The Washington Capitals forward unveiled his new girlfriend on Wednesday and... drumroll please... she's Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko! And just in case you thought otherwise, let us assure you -- not only do we have the rundown on Ovechkin and Kirilenko, we've also got a boomin' gallery of Ovi's new prize. Check it!
It must be tough to be Paulina Gretzky -- you're gorgeous, the daughter of Hollywood (and Canadian) royalty, and you're rich. Unfortunately, being Wayne Gretzky's daughter also has its drawbacks, too. Like when dad tells you to shut down your Twitter and Facebook accounts because weird dudes on the Internet are staring at your half-naked body. Yeah, that sucks. Fortunately for you weird dudes, we already collected a bunch of pics of Paulina's half-naked body. Sorry, Wayne!
Washington Wizards forward Rashard Lewis is about to take a bath on his Florida man lair. The pad is on the market for $500,000 less than he paid for it, but hey, the dude probably needs the money. He's been locked out by the league and rumor has it, when the NBA offseason finally begins he's going to get axed by the Wizards, who can take advantage of a stipulation in the new collective bargaining agreement to wipe his salary off the books. Time to unload! Check it!
We understand that sports collectibles are big business, but what exactly do you do with someone's sweaty gym shoes? I guess that's for people with a lot of money to throw around to figure out. You can now own a pair of autographed Air Jordans worn by Mike himself in the 1985 NBA All-Star game. It wasn't the greatest all-star game Jordan ever had, but someone is still ready to drop more than $6,000 on them. Here's the rundown. Now get out there and throw some money around! JUMP!
Here's a sordid saga. After Cowboys cheerleader Melissa Kellerman was run over by tight end Jason Witten in last Thursday's game she sent out a couple tweets. Then her Twitter account mysteriously disappeared. Some suggested the Cowboys made her pull the account. Suddenly it appeared again this morning. The strange Kellerman Twitter account mystery and bikini photos. Check it!
Today's your lucky day, gentlemen! Skier and all-around hottie Lindsey Vonn is getting divorced from her husband of four years. Soon, she'll be back on the market and ripe for the pickin'! Or, at least we think she'll be ripe for the pickin'. So what happened to this match made in skiing heaven? Not many details have emerged, but here's what we know. And, as a refresher, here are some photos to remind you what Vonn looks like. Check it!
Via BC Afternoon Editor Monty: Jimmer Fredette -- he'd probably be playing NBA basketball right now if he could be. Instead, he's playing in charity games &, well, making white people look good! Before a charity game at UC Davis, Isaiah Thomas challenged Jimmer to a dance-off. Turns out, Thomas was a fool. Jimmer breaks it down & not even John Wall -- Mr. Dougie himself -- wants any of it. Check it!
Via BC Afternoon Editor Monty: We're not sure if this is a happy story or a sad story, but it's sure as helluva story. You know those assholes who shove hot dogs down their throats and call themselves athletes? Well, if Darren Jones wanted to be an athlete in that sense (we mean a completely bullshit sense), he could be a competitive drinker. Unfortunately, we're not talking about booze. We're talking about Diet Coke. Check it!
Via BC Afternoon Editor Monty: We know this -- they like to get in fights before Arkansas Razorbacks football games. We brought you a one-punch knockout yesterday, but we've got something even better for you today. Not only does the fight last longer, but it features some top-notch commentary from the man behind the camera, including the epic line, "Woo! Pig Sooey! Kick his ass!" For this and more brilliant analysis, we've got the video right here. Check it!
Via BC Afternoon Editor Monty: Metta World Peace, isn't happy about the NBA lockout. He's more than happy to use Twitter... nonstop, to talk about the lockout, though. As you might assume, a nutjob who changed his name to Metta World Peace actually has some pretty funny stuff to say about the league's labor situation. Whether he's taunting Michael Jordan or David Stern or missing Jack and Denzel, Metta is definitely entertaining. Check it out for yourself!
Via BC Afternoon Editor Monty: Just when you think disgraced Jerry Sandusky can't get any creepier, we pull something out of the depths that's makes him just that. The good news -- or bad news depending on your perspective -- is you can own it. We've found a signed copy of Sandusky's book, Touched -- The Jerry Sandusky Story on eBay and wait til you get a load of the hand-written message inside. $120 for this! Check it!
Via BC Afternoon Editor Monty: Clippers big man Chris Kaman got to go deer hunting in his native Michigan for the first time in years. The rifle season opened over the weekend & although Kaman didn't drop any trophy bucks himself, he did document his adventures -- much to the dismay of some of his followers. Kaman didn't seem to care though. He simply called those who didn't agree with him douche. He ended the weekend by gutting a friend's kill. Check it!
Via BC Afternoon Editor Monty: Who knew Kristin Cavallari had any redeeming qualities? Not us. But hell, we're men, so we can admit when we made a mistake. As it turns out, KCav does have some redeeming qualities that aren't her ass. She went to the Marine Corps Ball last night with Lance Cpl. Jonathan Burkett. That kicks ass. Her man, Jay Cutler, even took the time to give a shout out to Burkett and if that dick can do it, so can we. Your 15 minutes start now, but we'll salute you for every one of them. Here's to Burkett, KCav and our armed forces. Semper Fi, bitches!