Within the sphere of professional athletics, our focus is predominantly captivated by tales brimming with victory and accomplishment. But, we've got to admit, not all sports stars have had a smooth sail. Certain individuals encountered legal obstacles that resulted in their incarceration. Let's explore the captivating stories of renowned athletes who became entwined in legal … [Read more...] about Which Well-Known Athletes Have Gone To Jail?
Happy Presidents Day, America. As it is the holiday that salutes the men who have led this great nation of ours, we revisit this piece from April on the infamously awful Trump baseball career. Remember when former President Donald J. Trump claimed that he could have been a professional baseball player (in a 2010 interview with MTV)? And/or the time he said that he was the … [Read more...] about Trump Batted Only .138 in High School, New Book Details
Hallmark Channel may have cancelled the Kitten Bowl, before last year, but it the format does live on. You can watch the Kitten Bowl on YouTube, and more information on that is available here. So with that in mind, we now flash back to our exclusive with USC Trojans and Detroit Lions legend Rodney Peete, one of three celebrities who did color commentary for Kitten Bowl V. … [Read more...] about Exclusive with Rodney Peete, Kitten Bowl Host, Lions, USC Legend
"I say this jokingly but part of me kind of believes it," NFL legend Ricky Williams said during our exclusive interview a couple days ago. "I think part of the reason I won the Heisman trophy was to be able to do this (promote the benefits of cannabis). The Heisman trophy in and of itself is wonderful, we celebrated my 25th anniversary (of winning it) this past December." … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Ricky Williams on the True Reason He Won the Heisman
With the recent very serious news regarding Ryne Sandberg, we felt the need to re-publish this exclusive with my all-time favorite Cubs from May, 2021. Sandberg, 64, revealed his metastatic prostate cancer diagnosis five days ago. We're all pulling for him here at The Sports Bank, and hoping he beats it. How strange is 2021? It's weird enough that Chicago Cubs legend Ryne … [Read more...] about Talking Weed with Ryne Sandberg from a Dispensary (EXCLUSIVE)
As today is MLK Day, the annual holiday that honors the late, great Dr. Martin Luther King, we revisit a past article, on Dwyane Wade from MLK weekend 2017 that embraces the spirit of what this day stands for. Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade addressed the crowd tonight prior to his team's contest against the New Orleans Pelicans. On this Martin Luther King Day weekend, Wade … [Read more...] about Dwyane Wade Expresses the Meaning of MLK Day
As today is MLK Day, the annual holiday that honors the late, great Dr. Martin Luther King, we revisit a past article, on Satchel Paige that embraces the spirit of what this day stands for. On Aug 29, 2013, the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s "I have a dream" speech, Keith Olbermann shared his thoughts on the connection between Dr. King’s oratory, his own … [Read more...] about The Historical Link Between Satchel Paige and Martin Luther King
Believe it or not, the Soviet Union once had a national baseball team. They weren't exceptional or anything, but they did try to go toe to toe with the United States. Yes, the East vs West, communist vs capitalist clash of civilizations battle carried over to the baseball diamond. Much has been made of CCCP vs USA in ice hockey, to a lesser extent basketball and of course … [Read more...] about History of Soviet Union National Baseball Team Learns You