Archive for the ‘Sports’ category

Dwayne Wade Gives Family New Home for Christmas

December 26, 2008

dewayne-wade-597.jpgWhen Dwyane Wade heard the plight of a South Florida woman whose nephew accidentally burned down her home — and ruined all the family’s possessions — the Miami Heat star knew he had to do something.



Plaxico Burress was Driving Without Insurance Before Crash

December 23, 2008

Add this to the growing list of Plaxico Burress’ problems: getting in a car crash and not having insurance on his nearly $140,000 Mercedes-Benz. The suspended New York Giants wide receiver was sued last week in Florida’s Broward County Circuit Court for rear-ending a woman in May.


First Football Game in 3-D Fumbles, then Recovers

December 5, 2008

The first NFL game broadcast to theaters live in 3-D fumbled, then recovered Thursday night. Two satellite glitches blacked out the broadcast to theaters in Boston, New York and Los Angeles in the first half of the game between the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers.


Plaxico Burress Posts Bail, will Appear in Court to Face Weapons Charges (Video)

December 2, 2008

plaxico-burress-31.jpgIt was just 10 months ago that Plaxico Burress became an instant New York sports hero after his clutch performance in the Super Bowl. But on Monday, Burress was hauled out of a police precinct in handcuffs facing two weapons charges that could send him to jail.


Giants’ Plaxico Burress Accidentally Shoots Himself in the Thigh

November 30, 2008

plaxico-burress-522.jpgSuper Bowl star Plaxico Burress accidentally shot himself in the right thigh and spent Friday night in a hospital, another dramatic turn in a tumultuous season in which the New York Giants receiver has been fined and suspended.


Obama Makes Pitch for 2016 Chicago Olympics (Video)

November 25, 2008

barack-obama101.jpgPresident-elect Barack Obama made a personal appeal Friday to bring the 2016 Summer Olympics to his home city of Chicago. Obama appeared in a 90-second taped video message played by Chicago bid leaders to the general assembly of European Olympic Committees, the largest regional group in the Olympic movement.


Eagles’ McNabb to Start vs. Cardinals After Benching

November 25, 2008

donovan-mcnabb.jpgDonovan McNabb will start when the Philadelphia Eagles host the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday night. The five-time Pro Bowl quarterback was benched for the first time in his career at halftime of Philadelphia’s 36-7 loss at Baltimore on Sunday.¬†