From Larry Brown Sports The Peyton Manning situation in Indianapolis has gotten ugly over the past couple of weeks, and it will probably get worse before it gets better.  Manning is frustrated.  He does not seem to know what his standing is with the Colts. In addition to that, rumor has it he is struggling with… Read More

From Hardball Talk Ron Washington’s contract was set to expire after this season, but the Rangers have signed the 60-year-old manager to a two-year extension that will keep him in Texas through 2014. Washington’s current deal was also a two-year extension inked after the 2010 season, which was the Rangers’ first of back-to-back AL championships.… Read More

From Baseball Talk As mentioned by Craig yesterday morning, the Rangers did indeed have a meeting with Roy Oswalt today. But if you’re looking for any major developments, you’re probably going to be disappointed. T.R. Sullivan of reports that the situation “remains ongoing and unresolved.” Meanwhile, Richard Durrett of described it as an… Read More

From SportsGrid Vikings defensive end Jared Allen played his college football at Idaho State. It says so here, and everything. So why, during player intros for tonight’s Pro Bowl (which, let’s face it, you did not know was tonight), did Allen list his alma mater as… Cooking schools are producing way more football talent than we… Read More

From Larry Brown Sports Dirk Nowitzki’s Dallas Mavericks are tied for the Southwest Division lead at 12-8. Though the defending champs haven’t looked like the best team in the NBA through the first part of the season, Dirk still believes his team is the favorite to reach the NBA Finals. “I haven’t seen one team… Read More

From SportsGrid: You knew LeBron James was unfairly athletic for his 6-foot-8, 260-or-so-pound frame. In fact, you’re probably so used to seeing him do amazing things that it hardly registers when he does them. Most of the time, anyway. But sometimes, LeBron does something ridiculous even by his own lofty standards.  Early on in today’s… Read More