Jocks And Stiletto Jill // ESPN meets Sex and the City ESPN meets Sex & The CIty. Sports and Pop Culture Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:13:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Russell Wilson Blushes When Asked If He’s Dating Ciara [Video] Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:41:34 +0000 Russ-Kids-CHoice

Earlier this week, it was announced that Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson would be hosting Nickleodeon’s Kid’s Choice Sports Awards this summer.

Wilson was recently spotted attending a Mariners game with singer Ciara. When asked about the singer during an interview, Wilson got a little shy.



The rumor was that Russell was taking Cici to the White House Correspondents Dinner Saturday, but Russell took his grandmother, Carolyn instead.


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REWIND: Patriots White House Visit, Puffy vs. Mark Wahlberg & JJ Watt [Video] Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:35:28 +0000 New-England-Patirots-Visit-White-House

Let’s catch up on some stories that you have missed during the week.


Houston Texans star JJ Watt celebrated The Rockets win over the Dallas Mavericks with a twerk

spotted at UpRoxx

In rich people doing rich things news. Producer Mark Wahlberg, and Entertainment titan Sean “Puffy or PDiddy” Combs, made a $250,000 bet on next weekend’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight. Who do you think chose who?

I also notice they’re toasting with their water company, Aqua Hydrate. A little self promo never hurt anybody.


The New England patriots made their visit to the White House this week, to be honored as the 2015 NFL Champions. A few things stood out with the visit.

The face of the Patriots franchise, Tom Brady, wasn’t there.

President Obama dropped a joke about the Patriots and “deflategate” that didn’t go over too well.

Gronk found a moment to throw a little shot at the President after his joke.

Hope the secret service doesn’t show up at his door.

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Bruce Jenner Has New Docuseries Debuting On E! In July Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:00:50 +0000 Bruce-Jenner-E!-reality-SHow

If you thought Bruce Jenner was done with reality TV, you’d be wrong. Following Jenner’s ABC news special interview where he explained that he is living life as a transgender woman, comes the announcement that Bruce is heading back to E! for a new docuseries.

This eight-part special will give viewers an inside look at what Jenner’s transition means for the people in his life and how those relationships will be affected, while offering a better understanding of life’s many challenges.

The one hour series -which will receive a name later -promises an unfiltered look into this uncharted territory. I applaud Bruce’s courage to live out loud. But the ofact that a Kardashian affiliate is the first to open up this new world for viewers is an obvious irony you have to point out.

Bruce’s interview with Diane Sawyer was a massive ratings hit, with 16.9 million viewers tuning in.





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Drake Hears Boos When Showed Up For Raptors vs. Wizards [Video] Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:26:34 +0000 Drake-Courtside-Wizards-vs-Raptors

Drake was courtside Friday night as his Toronto Raptors faced off against the Washington Wizards.

In other night, DC Wizards fans would probably be cheering for Drake and “The 6.” But, this is the playoffs, so Drake was serenaded with boos as he entered the building.

A video posted by Chris (@dcmadness27) on

A video posted by Chris (@dcmadness27) on

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Rihanna Heats Up Summer With V Magazine Cover Shoot [Photos] Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:27:24 +0000 rihannavmagazine1405x560

Rihanna covers the summer issue of V magazine. Bad Gal Ri is prepping for her eight studio release, R8 sometime this summer, in the meantime get an eyeful of ample booty, under boob and liquid blue liner.



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Images via V Magazine

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Greg Hardy Gets Into A Verbal Confrontation With Cowboys Teammate Davon Coleman Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:36:29 +0000 greg-Hardy

OTA’s just got started this week for the 2015 NFL season, and things are already looking tricky for the Dallas Cowboys latest defensive line pick up.

Defensive end Greg Hardy got into a verbal altercation with teammate Davon Coleman at practice Friday, reportedly after Coleman called Hardy a “woman beater.” Per various outlets, Coleman’s comment came after  Hardy questioned his effort in practice.

Hardy may have more to worry about than just the one teammate. There is “some concern” that Hardy has “put himself at odds” with other members of the Dallas defensive line, according to Getlin. There have been no reports that anybody else was involved in the altercation, save for the teammates that had to separate Hardy and Coleman.

Earlier in the week, the NFL announced Hardy was suspended for the first 10 games of the 2015 season without pay, for being charged with domestic abuse. The charges have since been dismissed, and Hardy is appealing the suspension.

If the punishment is upheld, Hardy will return to the Cowboys in Week 12. Just in time for a  match up against his former team, the Carolina Panthers.
Hardy’s last full season was in 2013. He was placed on the commissioner’s exempt list for the final 15 games of the 2014 season until his case was concluded.

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Bruce Jenner Confirms Transformation Plus Shares Story Of Kim, Kylie & Kendell Catching Him In A Dress [Video] Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:11:39 +0000 Kardashian-Jenner-Family

Friday night on ABC, 65-year-old Olympic gold medalist, Bruce Jenner shared with the world, that he has always felt like a woman.

“For all intents and purposes, I’m a woman,

During the two-hour 20/20 special with Diane Sawyer, Jenner opened up completely, revealing that his second marriage suffered because of his desire to “cross dress,” as well as details of an incident when his daughters Kendall and Kylie and stepdaughter Kim Kardashian all caught him dressed as a woman, but kept the ‘family secret.’


The Keeping Up with the Kardashians patriarch said his teenagers discovered him on security footage checking himself out in a dress before the family’s only full-length mirror.

Kim actually walked in on him in a dress. Bruce says that Khloe is having the toughest time dealing with it, and that Kim shared Kanye is the one who helped her understand to Bryce’s position, and now she is the one he opens up to the most about it.

Bruce received an outpouring of love on social media for his bravery to come forward and share the details.

There was also a bit of shade from a former Kardashian. Kim’s ex-husband, Kris Humphries sent this tweet out during the broadcast Friday night.


He also stated he still has his penis, does not consider himself gay, and actually first started transitioning in the mid-eighties. This will be the last interview he’ll do addresses as “Bruce.”

Whether or not you agree with this extremely personal decision, the idea that someone has never felt at home with themselves is powerful imagery. He’s living his truth now, with the support of his family. You can tell Bruce is a genuinely nice person.


video via ABCNews

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Spurs Kawhi Leonard Wins Defensive Player of the Year Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:46:38 +0000 NBA-KawhiLeonard-DPOY

San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard has won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year. I think it’s safe to say that Leonard has arrived. Kawhi had 333 votes total, in a very close race over Warriors Draymond Green. Clippers DeAndre Jordan came in third.

Leonard returned from an extended injury-caused absence in mid-January to break hearts on defense the final two-and-a-half months of the season. Below are the points to


1. Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio (37-41-25-333)

2. Draymond Green, Golden State (45-25-17-317)

3. DeAndre Jordan, L.A. Clippers (32-25-26-261)

4. Anthony Davis, New Orleans (11-15-7-107)

5. Rudy Gobert, Utah (2-4-11-33)

6. Andrew Bogut, Golden (0-6-13-31)

7. Tony Allen, Memphis (1-4-12-29)

8. Tim Duncan, San Antonio (1-1-4-12)

9. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Charlotte (0-2-3-9)

10. Jimmy Butler, Chicago (0-2-1-7)

10. Marc Gasol, Memphis (0-2-1-7)

12. Joakim Noah, Chicago (0-1-1-4)

13. LeBron James, Cleveland (0-0-3-3)

13. Trevor Ariza, Houston (0-1-0-3)

15. Patrick Beverley, Houston (0-0-1-1)

15. DeMarre Carroll, Atlanta (0-0-1-1)

15. Nerlens Noel, Philadelphia (0-0-1-1)

15. Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers (0-0-1-1)

15. Hassan Whiteside, Miami (0-0-1-1)

Leonard is the first Spurs player to win the award since David Robinson won in it in 1992.


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7th Inning Brawl Between Royals and White Sox Leads To 5 Ejections [Video] Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:30:07 +0000 Royals-Brawl

A bench clearing brawl went down Thursday night. The Kansas City Royals are the defending American League Champs. They’ve kicked off the 2015 season with wins and throwing blows.

Last weekend the team got into a series-long brawl with the Oakland A’s after what the team considered a dirty slide by A’s third baseman Brett Lawrie. To give Lawrie a taste of his own medicine, a fastball flew extremely close to his head.

The aggressiveness continued on Thursday when a brawl erupted between the Royals and the Chicago White Sox during the 7th inning. The tipping point?

A groundball was hit back up the middle at pitcher (and staff ace) Yordano Ventura, who inexplicably yelled “fuck you” at the guy who hit it (Sox outfielder Adam Eaton). After the minor fight ended, three Royals (Ventura, Lorenzo Cain and Edison Volquez) were ejected alongside two Sox (Jeff Samardzija and tonight’s other starting pitcher Chris Sale).


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Redskins WR DeSean Jackson Has New Reality Show Headed to BET Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:44:40 +0000 Desean

Add Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson as the next athlete to step into the world of reality TV.



On Thursday during BET’s upfront presentation, the details of Jackson’s new show, “Home Team” will follow DeSean’s life in the NFL, and the women behind DJacc’s success, his mother, publicist Denise, Assistant Kayla, and girlfriend, Instagram vixen Kayla Phillips.


DESEAN JACKSON: HOME TEAM – Washington Redskins’ wide receiver DeSean Jackson is literally at the top of his game as one of the most talked about and watched players in the NFL today. While being watched is a great thing, it means eyes are always on him– waiting for him to score touchdowns and waiting for him to drop the ball off the field. Even though he has the money and the fame, DeSean’s life is actually run by a core group of women including his “momager” Gayle, his sister and assistant A’Dreea, his publicist Denise and his new girlfriend, Kayla. Produced by Rogue Atlas Productions in association with Lionsgate Television. Eli Frankel, Ryan Holcomb, Elise Duran, Desean Jackson and Byron Jackson serve as Executive Producers. Jay Fragus and Lawrence Bell serve as Co-Executive Producers.

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So will you be tuned in?

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Phoenix Mercury Star Brittney Griner and Her Fiancée Glory Johnson Arrested For Assaulting Each Other Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:29:34 +0000 Brittney-Griner-Glory-Johnson

An incident between between Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancée, WNBA player Glory Johnson turned into a physical altercation ending with both women being arrested for assault Wednesday.



Griner, 24, and WNBA player Glory Johnson were in an argument in the Goodyear home they recently purchased. Several people inside the home tried to break up the fight before police were called, police said.

“in the living room throwing things at each other.”

Per Johnson’s sister who called the police, Griner and Johnson were throwing things at each other. Griner suffered injuries to her hand, wrist and fingers- including bitemarks, according to a police report.

“It turned into a fight. Broke up. We kept arguing, mouthing back and forth, clashed again, separated us, clashed again, separated us, and here we are now,” Griner told officers, according to the police report.

Johnson suffered a cut lip. Both women indicated they didn’t wish to file a police report. The two have been reportedly dealing with relationship issues. The couple became engaged in the summer of 2014 after 3 months of dating.

Things are about to get tricky in the realm of domestic violence.


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Kevin Durant Says Good Bye To Fired Thunder Head Coach Scott Brooks Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:17:06 +0000 Oklahoma City Thunder v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Three

The Oklahoma City Thunder made the decision to part way with head coach Scott Brooks, after seven seasons with the franchise.

The Thunder missed the playoffs for the first time since 2009 this season because of a rash of injuries. Kevin Durant missed 50 some games this season with a foot injury, Serge Ibaka and Russell Westbrook missed time away for the court this season also.

Thunder GM Sam Presti reportedly flew to the West Coast to let Brooks know in person.

This is an extremely difficult decision on many levels,” general manager Sam Presti said in a statement. “This decision is not a reflection of this past season, but rather an assessment of what we feel is necessary at this point in time in order to continually evolve, progress and sustain. We determined that, in order to stimulate progress and put ourselves in the best position next season and as we looked to the future, a transition of this kind was necessary for the program.”

Kevin Durant posted this message to Instagram about the move.


Today was tough for me. While I support our team’s decision 100 percent and look forward to the upcoming season and the future in OKC, Scotty was my coach and a friend for the past 7 seasons. We accomplished a lot together, and those times will never be taken away from us. I grew as both a man and a ball player under his guidance and for that I will forever be grateful. I wish nothing but the best for him and his family who have also been such a big part of this city and organization. I know he will be very successful in wherever his next steps in life are.

Brooks has been KD’s head coach since his second season in the NBA. Brooks won 62% of his games while with the franchise, taking the team to three Conference finals, and an NBA finals. He was voted Coach of the Year in 2009. The move was reportedly done with an eye to the future. The Orlando Magic and Denver Nuggets are reportedly interested in Brooks services.

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Is Russell Wilson Bringing Ciara As His Date To The White House Correspondent Dinner? Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:32:50 +0000 Ciara-Russell-Wilson-Dating

Over the weekend, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was spotted at a Seattle Mariners game with pop star Ciara last weekend. The two were trying to keep a low profile but naturally fans spotted them and took managed snap a creep life photo.


Now it seems as if the rumors have been concerned. Cici will reportedly be Russell’s date to Saturday’s White House Correspondents dinner. AOL leaked the news Wednesday, following the release of a partial guest list.

This is an upgrade for Ciara. I hope it works out. She seems to have bad luck with industry guys; Shad Moss formerly known as Bow Wow, 50 Cent, Mavs big man Amaré Stoudemire, and her 11 month-old-son’s father, rapper Future.

Russell is bouncing back from a divorce last year. Maybe two hearts can come together and form and greater love.

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Tickets For Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Go On Sale Thursday Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:06:32 +0000 pacquiao-vs-mayweather

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is one of the most anticipated fights on the planet. We are only Nine days away from the match, but tickets haven’t gone on sale yet. That all changes Thursday afternoon.

Wednesday, the deal was finally signed between promoters Top Rank,  Mayweather Promotions and the MGM for the site contract.

Tickets for the MGM Grand Garden Arena are priced at $7,500, $5,000, $3,500, $2,500 and $1,500, not including applicable service charges, and will go on sale at 3 p.m. ET Thursday via Ticketmaster. They are limited to four per household. There are $10,000 tickets, but they are not among the roughly 500 tickets being made available to the public out of the roughly 16,000 tickets.

The rest of the tickets are controlled by Mayweather Promotions, Top Rank and the MGM Grand, which will distribute the tickets — which everyone has to pay for — to their customers, the fighter camps, the fight sponsors, HBO and Showtime (who are putting on the joint pay-per-view), and the brokers with which they do business. A flood of tickets can be expected on the secondary market later Thursday.

Already have your ticket to Las Vegas for next week, but weren’t sure where you were going to watch the fight?  MGM owned properties will be the own places on the strip to show it.There will be as many as 50,000 closed-circuit tickets available at the MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Bellagio, Aria, Monte Carlo, Mirage, New York New York and Luxor.

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Cowboys Defensive End Greg Hardy Suspended 10 Games For Start Of 2015 Season Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:51:12 +0000 Greg-Hardy

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell isn’t making the same mistake twice. Wednesday it was announced that newly minted Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy has been suspended  for the first 10 games of the 2015 regular season.


Hardy was accused of violently attacking his ex-girlfriend, Nicole Holder last year. Hardy was convicted but won his appeal because Holder didn’t show up in court. Hardy reportedly reached some sort of financial settlement with her, which is why she couldn’t be located.

Should Hardy somehow find himself in a similar situation in the future, a second violation of the personal conduct policy could result in banishment from the league.

Hardy, who just signed a year contract with the Cowboys, is expected to appeal the suspension.




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Chris Rocks Tackles Why There Aren’t More Blacks In Baseball [Video] Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:37:12 +0000 Chris-Rock

African-American participation in baseball has been on a rapid decline for years. There are several reasons that can be attributed to this phenomenon. Comedian Chris Rock took on the topic during a recent episode on HBO’s Real Sports.

Rock has been a fan of the game most of his life, and explains why he believes baseball needs African-American players. One of the stats he listed during his monologue was that 20% of major league players were African-American when Chris Rock was growing up. During the 2014 World Series, there were zero black players on either team, and by Rock’s estimates not many African-Americans  fans in the stands. The league currently contains 8.3% African-Americans.


“I don’t care about any of this as a black guy,” Rock said later in the segment. “I care about this as a baseball fan.” He said African-Americans “don’t really need” baseball, but baseball needs them. “The fact is, black America decides what’s hot and what young people get excited about.”

There’s a lot of truth in that last statement.

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Iman Shumpert Creates Cavs Playoff Anthem [Audio] Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:21:45 +0000 iman-shumpert


Cleveland Cavs guard Iman Shumpert considers himself a rapper when he’s not focused on his basketball career. While he was with the Knicks, he coined the team’s “Knicks tape” moniker and also dropped a mixtape.

Now he’s put together some new heat for the Cavs postseason march.

Shumpert and his girlfriend, singer/actress Teyana Taylor are said to be working on a mixtape together influenced by the 90’s.

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Phoenix Suns Marcus and Markieff Morris Charged With Felony Assault Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:20:50 +0000 Morris-Twins

Back in January it was discovered that twin brothers, Marcus & Markieff of the Phoenix Suns were being investigated for physically assaulting a former friend over alleged text messages sent to their mother.


Per ESPN, the Suns forwards have both been charged with felony aggravated assault. Gerald Bowman- a former safety at USC who is currently preparing for the NFL draft- is also being charged with felony assault.

36 year old Erik Hood says that on January 24th, he and a female companion were at a Phoenix area rec center watching a weekend basketball tournament. The Morris Twins and three friends, Gerald Bowman, Julius Kane and Christopher Melendez were there and approached Hood after the game. Hood told police he was attacked by a man named Julius Kane, the same person he believes told the twins about the alleged text message.

Hood said Kane confronted him,while Melendez struck in the back of the head. According to the police report, Hood tried to run but was caught by another man, while at least three others attacked him.

The 25-year-old brothers released a joint statement.

“We have been advised by our attorneys not to discuss this case or make any statements about it,” the Morrises said in a joint prepared statement through their agency. “We are sorry for the distraction this has caused to our fans and the Suns.”

Their agent, Leon Rose, also issued a statement, reading, “Markieff and Marcus are good men and I am confident that when all the facts come out, their names will be cleared.”

The Phoenix Suns also released a statement on the charges:

“We are disappointed to learn that Marcus and Markieff Morris have been charged,” Suns President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby said in a statement. “This is a serious matter, and we will treat it as such. However, at this time, we think it is most appropriate to continue to monitor the legal process as it unfolds before responding further.”


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Atlanta Hawks Mike Budenholzer Wins NBA Coach Of The Year Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:39:48 +0000 Mike-Budenholzer-NBA-Coach-of-the-Year


Congratulations to Atlanta Hawks’ head coach Mike Budenholzer.  The Gregg Popovich disciple received NBA Coach of the Year honors on Tuesday.

Budenholzer heard the news from Pop, after the NBA reached out and asked if he wanted to deliever the news. This season, he led the team to the best regular season in franchise history.

Budenholzer received 67 first-place votes and 513 total points from a panel of 130 sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States and Canada. The Golden State Warriors’ Steve Kerr, who led the Pacific Division champions to a franchise-record and NBA-high 67 victories in his first season as an NBA coach, finished second with 56 first-place votes and 471 total points. Jason Kidd of the Milwaukee Bucks was third with one first-place vote and 57 total points. Coaches were awarded five points for each first-place vote, three points for each second-place vote and one point for each third-place vote.

Budenholzer guided the Hawks to a 60-22 record in his second season, three games better than the previous team high of 57-25 set in 1986-87 and matched in 1993-94. The Hawks earned both the No. 1 playoff seed in the Eastern Conference and a division title (Southeast Division) for the first time since 1993-94 — the last season they had the NBA Coach of the Year (Lenny Wilkens). Atlanta made the playoffs for the eighth consecutive year, the longest active streak in the East.

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“Model” Sophia Body Shares The Story Of Meeting Kobe Bryant [Video] Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:25:10 +0000 Sophia-Body-Kobe-Bryant

These days any minor interaction with a celebrity or professional athlete is interview worthy. “Model” and Toronto native Sophia Body recently sat down for an interview with VladTV.

The real point of the interview was to discuss her friendship with Nicki Minaj’s ex Safaree. But there was a moment when Sophia shared a story of an allegedly interaction with Kobe Bryant.

According to Sophia, Kobe was the first celebrity she ever met, when he spotted her out and requested she come have a chat. She says he never tried anything but he found her attractive.  She didn’t give too many specifics of the situation, saying after the initial introduction, and “then whatever” happened next.



I bet the conversation with her was stimulating.

Kobe and Vanessa just celebrated their 14th anniversary. The two were estranged for a bit a few years back, after Vanessa filed for divorce.

Head over to PAGE 2 to see more flicks of Sophia Body.

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