It's been three NFL season since Tony Gonzalez played for the Kansas City Chiefs. He was coming off a huge season in 2008 when he had 96 grabs for 1,058 yards and 10 TDs. It was also time to finally cash in and make some serious money as a free agent. He was living in this K.C. condo and about to sign a $17.75mm guaranteed contract with the Falcons. But Tony still has ties to K.C. that he just can't seem to rid himself of. That condo. It's still on the market. JUMP!
It's finally that weekend of the year when old friends can come together, put aside their differences and have a few beers and play a football game. Michigan State and Nebraska fans will duke it out for the first time since '03 in a series in which Sparty is 0-6 all-time. In other news, Jacksonville, Florida will light up later today when the RVs roll into town for the 90th meeting in the World's Largest Cocktail Party series. Who'll win? Who cares. Let's drink! JUMP!
Now, before you idiots start ranting about "Just leave her alone. Let her have a life, you assholes." Um, some starstruck religious chick (@annenoland) yesterday snapped this shot and uploaded it to Twitter. Did Anne approach Erin to tell her she was a big fan? "no I didn't. Too speechless. Plus she was stressed out and on the phone with her publicist.
#famouspeopleproblems." As for the food, looks like a Pick Two. Salad & mac & cheese. Let's get rolling!
Why do we love Fox Sports Mexico or whatever they're calling it these days? Because that channel is like watching SFW porn and we don't even have to pay extra for it in the BC office AT&T cable plan. Mamacitas like Jimena Sanchez just appear out of thin air. And they LOVE sports. Take Sanchez. She's a huge Oakland Raiders, New York Yankees, Lakers and Babe Ruth fan. Seriously. She has a Ruth poster hanging in her home. Our new Mexican secret crush - JUMP!
We've been keeping an eye on QB Aaron Murray's Twitter page for about eight months now thanks to a back-and-forth he was having with a UGA coed with dreams of becoming a sideline reporter. We're pretty sure he was drilling for oil. Anyway, someone in Tallahassee had their camera out for this shot of Murray in his FSU shirt and holding a Busch Light with a former Georgia Tech footballer. Quite a way for a SEC QB to spend his bye week before the Cocktail Party. JUMP!
Those are James Harrison's legs at 3:45 this morning during an overnight acupuncture electric treatment. Why at that time in the morning? Not sure. Has to be a perfectly good reason or we assume Harrison wouldn't get out of bed to have his leg jolted like you'll see in this video. The Steelers LB reported via Twitter two hours later: Goodnight! Got to get up in 2 hours to workout! And you think NFLers just go clubbin' and nail chicks on Tuesdays. (via @jharrison9292)
In our honest opinion, Little Dooley, the hair isn't quite on target. That curly q on the left side of your head is totally not Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley. We know, because this Google Image Search shows us that Derek prefers the part on left side of his head. Something about helping him make great offensive calls. Says that side of his hair is what makes him a genius. Nice try, though. 'Bama-LSU coverage starts today. Let's get rolling! (via @miklyn12)
America's Couple are expecting their first child. That's right! Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and beauty queen wife Candice Crawford have one in the oven. Romo let the news slip today and, of course, we are all over it. Is this going to be the best-looking most gifted child ever? You bet your sweet American dream-loving ass it is! The fairy tale is real, people! JUMP!
What would you do for free tickets to an NFL game? We know these Buffalo Bills fans would dig through a pile of buffalo crap to get tickets to watch their team. While the premise may not sound too appealing, the video is hilarious, thanks to a gagging radio jock and some dumbass who keeps digging in the pile of crap long after the contest has ended. Get in and check it out you dirty pigs!
2011 has been a very strange season for Browns RB Peyton Hillis. In one of the most shocking moments in video game history, he's named cover boy for Madden '12. Of course that means that he's instantly cursed. But is something even bigger than a curse going on behind closed doors? Bigger than that contract situation? Bigger than the strep throat issue that mysteriously sent him home during Week 3? Could Hillis actually be getting married today? JUMP!
Look here, babydoll, you need a casual encounter at Game 6 in St. Louis? Just happens that Kevin the Intern lives in West Lafayette, Indiana & can be there in 4-5 hours. You email us, say the word and his ass will be southbound in a heartbeat. Bring a hot girlfriend we can hook up with. In other news, the Baltimore Ravens dropped a giant deuce on their 2011 season. That offense looks unstoppable. Four field goals beat you? Pathetic. Congrats to those who had Jags +11.5.
SEC media types are buzzing this afternoon after photos of Nick Saban's Mercedes being ticketed by Birmingham, Alabama Parking Enforcement slapped the coach with a parking violation. Izzy Gould, an Alabama beat writer reports: "After the ticketing officer was informed it was Nick Saban's car, she still completed the ticketing process." Of course she had to ticket Saban. If she doesn't, the nightly news makes a deal out of it and she's promptly fired. JUMP!
The big pageview story of the weekend was the revelation that Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski was hanging out with Digital Playground porn star Bibi Jones while on his bye week. Today we find out, via Boston radio, that Rob and six friends of Bibi's were hanging out the other night watching Bibi do work in some porn. Yes, we just said that Rob, six dudes and the porn star were watching one of her porns. She says nothing happened, but wants something to happen. JUMP!
The sports bloggers who cream their pants over stats are going nuts this morning analyzing the Saints 62-7 drubbing of a Colts team with Jeff Spicoli under center. "Oh, look, the Rams haven't scored 62 points this year!" Or what about "Colts, Raiders, Rams, Seahawks, Browns, Titans, Dolphins and Lions combined for 61 points on Sunday. Saints scored 62," via SBNation? Meanwhile, we were just over here combing Twitter for NSFW Painter hate. JUMP!
'Big' day for normally worthless players and teams in the NFL. Chiefs? Oh, what the hell, playoff bound. Carson Palmer? Shoulder is still worthless. Then we have Jabar Gaffney hogged up at the end of the first half in Carolina. And Tim Tebow, emotional, after his Broncos pulled off the improbable and kept Miami in the Suck for Luck sweepstakes. NFL.com is actually running a 'True Gamer' headline this morning with a photo of Tebow. We're fired up. Halloween Week!
East Lansing woke up this morning to bright sunny skies and a perfect record thanks to one of the craziest endings to a college football game in the 21st Century. In case you're just waking up and haven't seen how MSU beat Wisconsin, here is your video proof of the dramatics. Earlier in the day, BC had boots on the ground for ESPN GameDay where MSU students wanted to marry Erin Andrews & Russell Wilson was the object of nightlight jokes. JUMP!
Mark down this date in football history - Bill Belichick wore a suit on a sidelines. Major moment in time. The Hooded Wookiee was actually in Louisville for the game. We figure it was to see his son play for Rutgers, but still efforting what the deal was with the jacket and tie. BC is up early and about to hit the road to East Lansing for ESPN GameDay. It's a Michigan State first since 1999. Of course MSU cheerleaders are excited for this huge opportunity.
Of course the NFL has plenty of stupid rules that are said to maintain the league's high standing in society. Then there is this cellphone rule that we never knew about. It seems that Troy Polamalu was on the sidelines last week - post concussion - and got a phone from doctors to call his wife. How he remembered her number is perplexing, but he called. The NFL finds out and BOOM, $10,000 fine. Not joking. Highest phone bill ever. JUMP!
After the huge success of Oklahoma Sooners superfan (and law student) Ashley Ferrara, we decided it was time to start efforting other models with BCS affiliations who'd go Scar-Jo for you guys. Ashley recommended her friend Tiffany Oertel, an Orange County, California fitness model. One thing led to another and we learned Tiffany had a Boise State shirt in the closet perfectly shredded for a Busted Coverage photoshoot. Once again, Uncle BC coming through. JUMP!
Our original choice for Morning Twitpic was lonely Arizona chick all by herself in the stands near the end of last night's blowout, 48-12, victory over UCLA. Her lonely, arms crossed, demeanor seemed like a good way of getting the morning started. But it was 'Popeye' that stole our hearts. The forearm jumped off the screen at us. Then our eyes moved left to that giant wedding ring. And the black biker bands. $100 says he's 26. That desert will age you. Let's get rolling.
You might remember last week when Busted Coverage debuted the very first known Al Davis tattoo post-RIP. Now comes word that yesterday some guy still grieving over Al's passing went out and got AFL Al on his body (Update: that's Al on a bicep). What's becoming apparent from the first two tats is that Raiders fan wants to remember young rebel Al. Why won't someone step up and get Ballsack Al tatted on their shoulder. Get a quote, we might spring for it.JUMP!
While pregnant women are posing in Steelers bodypaint, there is Jim Fassel preparing his UFL Las Vegas Locomotives team for its 3rd straight league championship game tomorrow night. Seriously. Many expect this will be the last you'll ever hear of the UFL. Only four teams remain in the league and two have to play for the title. Virginia gets the pleasure of making the trip to Vegas. In other news, NFL Films will be unleashing this catalog. Let's get rolling!
Notre Dame is a bully -- not so much on the football field like they once were, but definitely in the legal arena. The university is forcing a small school in Kansas that was leveled by a tornado and only reopened this year to change their Fighting Irish logo. Apparently, people were confusing the high school with the university... or something. This leads us to believe the Chapman High School football team really sucks, too.
Chicago Bears receiver Devin Hester got slapped in the back of his head in a casino in suburban Chicago by a gentleman named Dan Rago. The odd thing about the situation is Rago is seemingly a Chicago sports fan, which made us wonder, why would Rago slap a dude who scored two touchdowns against the Vikings this past Sunday? We break down the possibilities for you. Check 'em and tell us if you agree!
Well, if you are a Raiders fan & worried about Carson Palmer being in playing shape, we're here to show you that homeboy hasn't just been slamming beers & not working out. The jaw structure is looking firm, unlike his final days with the Bengals. Maybe it's the camera angle. Anyway, the Bengals set themselves up to destroy NFL drafts for the next couple years. If you are a doper, drunk or maniac, be ready. The Bungwads have some extra powder. (via @Vavalium)
Kate Upton is 19. Keep reminding yourself of that. 19. Like, born in 1992. Anyway, Kate and a friend, fellow model Lizzy Glynn, took a stretched Hummer to MetLife for last night's Dolphins-Jets game. Look, there is plenty of sh$% in life that's unfair and not being in that Hummer is one of the biggest kick in the balls we've had to endure. Of course nothing major happened in the Hummer. Just two models rolling around NYC and through the Lincoln Tunnel. JUMP!
This just came down on Twitter like 40 minutes ago from Vikings WR Bernard Berrian: That nasty moment when you thought you grabbed enough t.p. and brown spots magically appear on your fingers. Lmao!! A deuce is about all Berrian's hands have been on this year, magically coming down with only 7 catches for 91 yards in '11. Dude's just having fun on Twitter, you say? You think 7th place in an 8-man fantasy league is a joke? We're not laughing. (@B_Twice)
As you might know by know, Busted Coverage spent a few weeks on the road this fall attending some of the biggest college football games with Quinn the AXE mannequin and our cohorts at COED Magazine. We made it to four ESPN GameDay stops and knocked off dozens of bucket list items. There were pictures with Erin Andrews, multiple beers at the best college bars & of course we met a few celebrities including Desmond Howard who answered 5 Questions.
We received correspondence overnight from Oregon students about a sign via @NolanKane that dominated at ASU-Oregon this past Saturday night. Good work, boys. Have anything good for the Song Girls and USC in November? In other news this morning, we learned that there is now a cemetery in Bellevue, Washington dedicated to golfers. Want to be buried in a bunker, covered in sand and cigarette butts? Some guy has a business plan & needs dead people. Let's get rolling!
This tweet just came down from LSU QB Jordan Jefferson: Finally got all my shoes back. Now my shoe game is back to being
#outrageous hahahahaha. You might remember that cops confiscated his shoe collection after allegedly kicking some guy's face in outside a Baton Rouge bar. Things have finally cooled down, Jefferson is back on the football team and Jefferson can go back to studying Thomas Jefferson & his major - sports administration. (@JJefferson9)
We know a Delaware gambler who's going to kick back and pound some brews during Monday Night Football. Some genius finally destroyed The Man and took $100,000 from the Delaware lottery via a 15-team parlay, becoming the first human to accomplish the feat since the state introduced sports gambling in 2009. Homeboy hasn't stepped forward to claim his prize, but we can confirm that it IS NOT Stu Feiner of late 80s, early 90s fame. Details - JUMP!
What are Tony Romo haters talking about at the water cooler this morning? Tony Romo's Hail Mary attempt at the end of yesterday's game in Foxboro. Yes, the Cowboys lost again and fans needed to unload on someone. Romo's out of bounds Hail Mary attempt sent them into full NSFW mode. The hatred wasn't as extreme as post-Lions game, but it's still worth your time. Special emphasis on white guy writing that Tony is a bitch ass nigga. JUMP!
What a great week in the NFL, eh boys? Couldn't ask for more than a 'break your hand punching a wall' intensity game in Detroit. Think that Thanksgiving Day 12:30 kickoff against Green Bay is going to be any good? Anyway, Stafford went to Ford Field looking very October. Then he went home 5-1. It was a horrible weekend for Michigan. UM is undefeated no more, the Tigers went home to the D.R. & Mitch Albom's thesaurus isn't horny. Dude is spent. Another week. Let's get rolling.
We're back in the Busted Coverage office this week for Week 7 of the college football season and ESPN GameDay's stop in Eugene for Oregon vs. Arizona State. The Ducks cheerleading team has never looked better with the lights turned out. Corso is hopped up on a 5-Hour and Herbstreit's frosted tips are shining. It's time to get this mess started yet again. Expect lots of smoking weed signs. JUMP!
Ahhh, so that's how Chargers superfan Pablo Hernandez was able to afford great seats at Jack Murphy and the gas in that giant Ford Excursion. California State Police say they made a traffic stop on Pablo this week and happened to bring a drug dog in for a further inspection. Oh, what do we have here, Pablo? A little nose candy? Like 42 pounds of it? C'mon, homeboy, you can't be driving around Southern California and figure the cops won't stop you for an autograph. JUMP!
We checked, no Dallas entry in the Lingerie Football League so Angela Rypien doesn't have to worry about a brawl with Lone Star state chicks over this shirt she was wearing the other night during practice. Ms. Rypien is on a heater after Yahoo.com yesterday featured her. Guess who was out in front of the Rypien/Mark Rypien story way back in April? Of course we were. The LFL finally has a public face and she's sorta the Ochocinco of the league. It's great. JUMP!