Brett Favre Stays Off IR, May Be Ready to Throw Picks Against the Bears

It’s hard to keep a purple-handed gunslinger down.  And for the record, that thing is just gross—major props to Pam Oliver for not running in horror at the site of Favre’s grotesquely discolored hand. Looks like the shoulder injury that led to Favre’s purple hand, thanks to a vicious hit from the Bills’ Arthur Moats, … Read more

BBL: Kentucky women ready for Notre Dame

(H-L photo/David Perry) Big Blue Links for Sunday: Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader: “Lexington Catholic loyalties will be tested on Sunday. That’s when Natalie Novosel’s No. 12 Notre Dame team comes to Lexington to take on Keyla Snowden’s No. 9 Kentucky team. Both were star guards on the Lady Knights’ teams that won back-to-back state championships … Read more

Strikeforce Challengers 12 line-up ready to go for tonight’s event

The lot of Strikeforce fighters competing this evening at Strikeforce Challengers 12 stepped on the scale in Jackson, Mississippi and made weight, meaning the show will go on as originally scheduled. Neither Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro and Justin Wilcox will share a significant size advantage over the other when the headlining 155ers meet in the ring, … Read more

BBL: Cobb’s jersey to be retired; Cats ready for trip

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Bleed Blue Kentucky reports that Randall Cobb’s High School will retire his jersey on Friday. Terrence Jones gets a trip home in second game of college career, writes Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. Jones relishing his trip back home, writes Brett Dawson of the Courier-Journal. B.W. Jones of the Kentucky … Read more

Vitor Ribeiro ready to “finish the fight” at Strikeforce Challengers 12

Fans who are newer to Mixed Martial Arts may not be fully familiar with Vitor Ribeiro, but those who are aware of his past success in Japan and the UK know “Shaolin” is a serious threat to any opponent he faces. The 31-year old Brazilian holds an overall record of 20-4, as well as victories … Read more

Strikeforce heavyweight Fabricio Werdum ready for return

After traveling around the world and conducting seminars it seems Strikeforce contender Fabricio Werdum is ready for his return to the cage after being sidelined as the result of elbow surgery. However, just because the the Brazilian heavyweight is healthy does not mean he is planning on returning to Strikeforce just yet. Werdum has used … Read more

SEC: Florida ready for Ohio State in hoops

SEC links for Tuesday: Kevin Brockway of the Gainesville Sun: “If Florida’s frontline is the heavyweight heading into today’s showdown at the O’Connell Center, then Ohio State is the super heavyweight. Led by 255-pound senior forward Dallas Lauderdale and 6-foot-9, 280-pound freshman Jared Sullinger, Ohio State out-rebounded North Carolina A&T 60-22 in its season-opening 102-61 … Read more

SEC: Basketball ready to begin; more Newton news

(AP photo/Bill Feig) SEC links for Friday: Auburn opens its new basketball arena tonight, reports Charles Bennett of the Anniston Star. Alabama basketball ready for change in fortunes tonight, writes Cecil Hurt of the Tuscaloosa News. Tennessee Lady Vols and Vols are different teams with same goals, writes Mike Strange of the Knoxville News-Sentinel. LSU … Read more