Archive for August, 2006

Baseball brothers teach basics

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

Baseball brothers teach basicsInside Bay Area – CASTRO VALLEY When Michael and Mario Iglesias were youngsters, they shared the same dream many Little Leaguers have today a career playing Major League Baseball. The brothers and baseball stars at Hayward High, came real close to that dream

Orange Athletics and Steiner Sports Launch “Syracuse Steiner …

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

Orange Athletics and Steiner Sports Launch “Syracuse Steiner …SUAthletics.com, NY – Aug 16, 2006… The first of its kind marketing relationship will provide fans of Orange Nation with access to Syracuse sports memorabilia and players, and will release … Sports memorabilia stolenThe Australian, Australia – Aug 11, 2006ABOUT 700 items of sporting memorabilia signed by Steve Waugh and other […]

Enemies within 

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

Enemies within They wear the same uniforms for a reason. But sometimes, as Monday’s Ted Lilly-John Gibbons incident in Toronto showed, drawing paychecks from the same employer does not prevent players and coaches from temporarily treating each other as opponents. Here is a look at 10 not-so-friendly player-coach meetings through the years: Appendectomy puts Baez on […]

Police Blotter

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

Police BlotterPalm Beach Interactive – Two to three weeks ago, a man noticed that 64 pieces of sports memorabilia valued at more than $60,000 were missing from his garage in the 6100 block of Northwest 23rd Street. He said he had waited until he found out whether insurance covered the Last Hurrah for conspiracy theorists […]

The Thoughtful Fool’s NFL Preview: Part 1, the NFC (Blogcritics.org)

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

The Thoughtful Fool’s NFL Preview: Part 1, the NFC (Blogcritics.org) Could you imagine an IPO on the NFL? Suppose all the owners got together, sorted out a stock plan that represented their current ownership percentages, then went and got listed on the NASDAQ. I’m not talking about an individual team going public; I mean the […]

Bonds’ trainer back to jail for contempt

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

Bonds’ trainer back to jail for contemptOttawa Sun – Greg Anderson could remain behind bars for more than a year while the grand jury investigates Bonds for perjury and tax evasion, regarding income from sales of his sports memorabilia. Anderson, who has appeared five times before Bonds’s trainer zips lips; back behind barsEdmonton Sun – […]

Sports memorabilia dealer who failed to pay taxes gets probation …

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

Sports memorabilia dealer who failed to pay taxes gets probation …Dayton Daily News (subscription), OH – Aug 14, 2006TROY A sports memorabilia dealer convicted of failing to pay sales tax was sentenced Monday to five years of community control and ordered to pay … Grandstand name under disputeABC Regional Online, Australia – 18 hours ago… thing that I believe […]

Oddly, NFL avoids steroids microscope (KSHB-TV Kansas City)

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

Oddly, NFL avoids steroids microscope (KSHB-TV Kansas City) It couldn’t compete for public attention, what with the revival of the JonBenet Ramsey Murder Industry and the ongoing Terrell Owens Daily Update Industry, but the The Charlotte Observer reported Sunday that the NFL doesn’t have anything like the handle on performance-enhancing drugs it claims to have. […]

Kansas City Barbeque

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

Kansas City Barbeque San Diego Union-Tribune – This place is a veritable kaleidoscope of killer keepsakes, mainly in the form of college and university sports memorabilia. Complementing this is much Navy and police paraphernalia: Cops take breaks here; sailors leap straight from their docked Super Bowl XL banners up for grabs at festivalMacomb Daily – […]

Former Cavs star in MLB, NFL (Cavalier Daily Online)

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

Former Cavs star in MLB, NFL (Cavalier Daily Online) The University of Virginia is known as having one of the best athletic programs in the country. So it should come as no surprise that many former Virginia athletes have gone on to do great things once they leave Charlottesville. FIBA (Akron Beacon Journal) ODDS Glantz-Culver […]