Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports The rivalry between Richard Sherman and the San Francisco 49ers was very, very real — at least until he joined the team.49ers CEO Jed York admitted Wednesday that he and Sherman had to unblock each other on Twitter after the cornerback joined San Francisco as a free agent.“We had to unblock each other on Twitter,” York admitted, via Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area.York, who didn’t explain why they’d blocked each other in the first place, admitted that Sherman’s competitiveness was frustrating when on the other side.“There’s just a level of competition and that competitive spirit,” York said. “I’m happy to be fighting alongside him. But there was definitely a rivalry.“At the end of the day, football is a business, but you have to figure out can you work with people who have different perspectives and difference histories. And with Richard, he’s going to come in and be the … [Read more...] about Jed York: Richard Sherman and I unblocked each other on Twitter
And so the ball-tampering scandal rolls on. After the incident broke in the early hours of Sunday morning (Australian time), Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner stood down from their leadership roles with wicketkeper Tim Paine taking up the captaincy. The ICC banned Smith for a Test, but Cricket Australia have finally hinted at the sanctions they’re going to hand down to the players at fault. In a somewhat tepid press conference this morning, CA CEO James Sutherland revealed that both Smith and Warner, as well as Cameron Bancroft, will be forced to fly back to Australia before the fourth and final Test. More on the ball-tampering sanctionsAustralia’s on-field leaders have been banished, but this is just the beginning» Smith, Warner, and Bancroft to be sent home as Lehmann found innocent» “Australian cricket is in deep s***”: Michael Clarke not satisfied with CA response» Matt Renshaw must replace Cameron Bancroft permanently Sutherland also … [Read more...] about How Twitter reacted to James Sutherland’s latest ball tampering press conference
Johnny Manziel threw in front of NFL scouts for the second time in a week on Tuesday at Texas A&M’s pro day, and all 32 teams were in attendance this time around. Previously, he had thrown at the University of San Diego in front of 13 teams (video here). The reports from both of those throwing sessions were very positive, and one scout gave Manziel some very high praise. Afterward, Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald reported that the New England Patriots took the time to visit with Manziel both before and after Tuesday’s throwing session. Many people figures this means the Patriots are potentially interested in signing the former Cleveland Browns first-round bust. Those people had some very interesting reactions on Twitter. … [Read more...] about Twitter reacts to Patriots meeting with Johnny Manziel
Mar 13, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz practices before a game against the Indiana Pacers at Wells Fargo Center. Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports For the first time since October, No. 1 overall draft pick Markelle Fultz got into an NBA game on Monday. As expected, the Philadelphia 76ers home crowd gave Fultz a rousing ovation. Twitter had strong reactions to Fultz returning to the floor. Fultz quickly got on the board with a layup. Some people even brought the jokes. In all, Fultz’s first run on Monday was predictably up and down. In all, he had good vision of the floor, which he used as both a shooter and passer. He also struggled at times on defense, which is far from uncommon for rookies who haven’t played much.But good, bad, and indifferent, it was nice to see him on the court. … [Read more...] about Twitter reacts to Markelle Fultz finally getting to play again
Aaron Solow is not a happy man! News 26 Mar 2018, 19:20 IST 895 What's the story?One would imagine that being engaged to Bayley would make just about any man in the world a very happy man. Such is not the case with independent wrestler Aaron Solow who posted this on Twitter:Wrestled tonight and my notifications are flooded with no comments about the match I had, but that the commentary team referred to me as “Mr. Bayley”. Thank you for completely negating 9 years of my life and defining me by who I am engaged to.— Aaron Solow (@aaronsolow) March 25, 2018This Tweet got a lot of social media interaction, including a response from Reby Hardy AKA Queen Rebecca. This is what she had to say to Solow:In case you didn't know...Aaron Solow and Bayley have been in a romantic relationship for a really long time now. While Solow is an accomplished independent superstar, Bayley, on the other hand, is a WWE megastar, who is known across the world.Often … [Read more...] about WWE News: Bayley’s fiancé lashes out on Twitter, Reby Hardy responds.