MATT BURKE

Jazmine Cashmere alleges Carmelo Anthony affair on Twitter (Instagram pics,photos, NSFW video)

What a year it has been for former pornstarsclaiming to have slept with current NBA stars. A couple months after Lisa Ann said that a Golden State Warriors player wants to be her pimp (she also claims to have bedded the player), Jazmine Cashmere went on a Twitter rant regarding a New York Knicks...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 3:29pm

Michelle Beadle hot Instagram, Twitter pics, photos (new gallery of ESPNSportsNation host)

Michelle Beadle is one of the more prominent female sports broadcasters in the world. She is currently a co-host on SportsNation on ESPN2 with Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley. The 40-year-old Beadle was born in Italy but spent most of her childhood in Texas. She attended the University of...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:10pm

Brandon Spikes: Boys with Aaron Hernandez and Tom Brady; once appeared in porn video (NSFW)

Just 21 days after Brandon Spikes’ second stint in Foxboro began, it has now come to an end after the Patriots released the linebacker following a bizarre incident involving an abandoned car this past weekend. A 2011 Mercedes Maybach registered to Spikes was found abandoned and with front-...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:09pm

Matt Burke: Rooting for Team USA basketball is no fun - Here's how to fix it

The absolute worst rooting experience you can have as a sports fan is when you find yourself rooting for a team to simply not lose.The high of victory for teams like these is really not that high, but the low of defeat is depression city. Yeah, it’s fine that your team is expected to win it all,...

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 2:57am

Nick Saban and Paul Finebaum argue over Cam Robinson situation (YouTube video)

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban engaged in a testy exchange with SEC Network's Paul Finebaum Wednesday as the two battled over Saban's decision to not suspend Crimson Tide offensive tackle Cam Robinson.Robinson was arrested in Louisiana in May and was charged with illegal possession of...

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 2:49pm

Will Tom Brady play in Weeks 1-4 of 2016 NFL season? It's a toss up

Trying to predict court outcomes during the Deflategate saga has been next to impossible, even for lawyers. On Wednesday, after it was ruled by the Second Circuit Court of Appealsthat Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will not be allowed a rehearing the so-called experts weighed in again.Appellate...

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 1:15pm

Paul Pierce unlikely to retire, return to Celtics in store for 2016-17 season?

Three years after Doc Rivers bolted Boston for Southern California, the Celtics might actually be in a better position to contend than the Clippers. Los Angeles will have to battle with the two monster teams out West next season - Golden State and San Antonio - and a trip to the Finals seems highly...

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:10pm

UFC offers ticket refunds after Jon Jones issue but prices remain high

The UFC will be offering refunds to ticket-holders for Saturday night's UFC 200 event in Las Vegas.The scheduled main event has been compromised after Jon "Bones" Jones potentially violated policy by the United States Anti-Doping Agency."They found somethingin one of my samples that I have no clue...

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 11:56pm

Cynical Mets fans bury Matt Harvey on Twitter

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday due to right shoulder discomfort. There were plenty of well-wishes for Harvey on social media, but given Harvey's injury history and his alleged enjoyment of adult beverages (a caller on WFAN once accused Harvey of being an...

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 4:21am

Kendall Jenner winning the Kardashian sports player dating war

It seems like turn of the century stuff, but one of Kim Kardashian's first high-profile boyfriends was NFL player Reggie Bush (for the record the 'Bush and the Tush' era lasted from 2007-10). That relationship was the first in a long line of Kardashian family - athlete pairings that kept the US...

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 2:59am

Matt Burke: Russell Westbrook trade to Celtics not the best idea

Danny Ainge and the Celtics’ fan base should no longer be in a rush, because for the 29 teams in the league that do not reside in the Bay Area and do not have four potential future Hall of Famers in their starting lineup – the 2016-17 NBA season was basically canceled on Fourth of July weekend. No...

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 12:49am

Thanks to Al Horford, Celtics' projected win total will be at least 50

Expect the Celtics' win total projection for the 2016-17 season to jump to at least 50.0 thanks to their free agent signing of Al Horford this past weekend.The Celtics have gone over their Vegas over/under projection the past two seasons and book-makers are well aware of those types of trends. In...

Monday, July 4, 2016 - 7:27pm

The 5 'realest' Americans in sports this 4th of July

America can be ugly. America can be petty. America can seem like it’s consumed with money. America can seem like it’s consumed with war.Despite all the warts though, the United States of America remains the greatest country on this Earth.A small part of what makes the U.S. so great is its sports...

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 2:47am

Knicks, Celtics odds of landing Kevin Durant in NBA free agency

NBA free agency routinely turns into a high school dance, where only the popular kids (or teams) survive.For this reason, it’s most likely that Kevin Durant will either re-sign with the Thunder or will help create an extremely unfair super-team in Golden State. OKC and the Warriors are cool...

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 2:00am

NBA free agency: Kevin Durant, Al Horford, Joakim Noah the big fish for Celtics

With Danny Ainge, it’s best to read between the lines. There have been flat-out lies in the past (“We love Rajon Rondo”), but fibbing is what any competent GM does.Interesting enough was the fact that during the pre-draft process, Ainge placed more praise on Jaylen Brown than any other prospect....

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:29am

Matt Burke: No trade? Celtics might actually draft someone at pick 3

The Boston sports scene and the NBA are both cruel worlds.Danny Ainge shipped out Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett for the Nets’ draft picks just three years ago this week, but all the talk around town and in basketball circles right now is centered around the fact that Ainge and Celtics owner Wyc...

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 4:26am

NBA Mock Draft 2016: Expect a Lakers or Celtics trade at the top

The first 2016 NBA Mock Draft we did was way back on Dec. 13, 2015. Over a half year later, our top five picks from that time look similar. Here's what it looked like 12 days before Christmas.1. Philadelphia 76ers - Ben Simmons, F, LSU2. LA Lakers - Jamal Murray, G, Kentucky3. New Orleans Pelicans...

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 2:58am

If LeBron pushes for Carmelo - Kevin Love trade, expect Celtics to be involved

LeBron James was seen squeezing Kevin Love tight on Sunday night. Any perceived bad blood between the two was quickly washed away by a championship cleanse.As active as LeBron was during the NBA Finals, though, "The King" routinely dominates NBA off-seasons as well. The rumors of his own departure...

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 9:51pm

Sports ticket agency, GameHedge, offers a refund if game is a blowout

If you’re a sports fan, you’ve probably been “Tyson-ed” more than a few times.During Mike Tyson’s heyday in the boxing ring, fans would dish out a pretty penny on Pay-Per-View TV to see Iron Mike flex his muscle. But because Tyson was so good, routinely knocking out opponents in the first or second...

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 4:18am

2016 NBA Mock Draft: Sixers, Lakers, Celtics with a franchise-altering day ahead

The NBA Draft is now less than a week away. Here is our second to last mock.1. Philadelphia 76ers:Ben Simmons, SF, LSU: A few weeks worth of boredom always takes place in between NBA Draft Lottery day and the actual draft. It happened this year as many pundits and Sixers fans questioned whether...

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 2:24am