Matt Kemp And Khole Kardashian: Is There A Kardashian Curse?

Sep 27, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp (27) scores a run in the sixth inning of the game against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. Dodgers won 11-0. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Ever since the Kim Kardashian burst onto the pop culture scene you can’t turn on the news without one of the Kardashian girls making some kind of news and usually for the wrong reasons.

The Kardashians are obviously skilled at prying their way into America’s living rooms but also have a skill for dating professional athletes.

Unfortunately history has shown dating a Kardashian can be detrimental to a pro-athletes career.

The latest rumor involves Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp and Khole Kardashian. It is rumored that Matt Kemp was the reason for Khole Kardashain’s recent martial issues. Those rumors are said to be false and Kemp’s involvement is that of a supportive friend. But in light of the relationship and Kemp coming off his second consecutive sub par season it makes you wonder if Beastmode’s lack of numbers have anything to do with the relationship.

If that is the case, Kemp’s would have been the third career nearly ruined a Kardasian sister.

Reggie Bush famously dated Kim Kardashian in the early years of his NFL career.  The result was five injury riddled season with the New Orleans Saints.  During that span Bush was also the subject of an NCAA investigation that stripped him of his Heisman Trophy and USC of a national championship.

It wasn’t until Reggie Bush went to Miami and away for Kim that he finally got his career back on track.  His two years in Miami as the featured back has led to a career resurgence. His performance for the Dolphins ultimately landed him a free agent contract with the upstart Detroit Lions and spot on top of the NFL leaderboard,

Lamar Odom was known as one of the NBA premiere big men until he met Khole Kardashian.  Over the last couple years of his relationship with  Kardashian, Lamar Odoms career has taken a nose dive.  Odom consistently scored between 880 and 1000 points a season over the last couple of seasons, Odom’s production dropped to 332 points in 2011 and 33o points in 2012. The former Clipper became a free agent after last season and has yet to play a game in the NBA this season.

So now with Matt Kemp’s rumored relationship with Khole Kardashian is the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder the next professional athlete to fall victim to the Kardashian curse? Kemp probably won’t be the last but it makes you wonder how many careers have to be ruined before pro athletes just stay away from the reality TV stars.

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Mormon Missionaries Surprise And Dominate On The Basketball Playground

Two LDS Mormon missionaries recently showed up at a playground to play basketball against some unsuspecting opponents. After purposely missing a few shots they then put on a clinic with a couple huge dunks. Not sure if this is real but if so it’s pretty impressive to say the least!

2013 Utah State Football: Three Fall Camp Storylines

After posting one of their best seasons in program history, the Utah State Aggies enter the 2013 campaign with 18 returning starters but also with a new coach entering a new conference. Here are three fall camp storylines:

1. New head coach: Matt Wells goes from offensive coordinator to replacing the popular Gary Andersen who left for Wisconsin. The positive is that Wells is clearly familiar with the program and the personnel. The concern is adjusting to the pressures on and off the field as being the head coach and living up to filling the shoes of Andersen. In addition how will the players respond to new coordinators and coaches such as Kevin McGiven (OC/QB coach), Luke Wells (Co-OC/TE coach), Todd Orlando (DC) and Mark Weber (Assistant head coach/OL coach). All indications point that the transition is going smoothly. A win over Utah in the opener would do wonders to convince the fan base all will be well.

2. Finding playmakers: As long as quarterback Chuckie Keeton stays healthy big plays shouldn’t be a problem. But definitely some receivers need to emerge after losing top producers Matt Austin and Chuck Jacobs along with tight end Kellen Barlett. In addition can Joe Hill continue the run of Aggie 1,000 yard rushers following in the footsteps of Robert Turbin and Kerwynn Williams. With all five offensive linemen remaining intact from a year ago chances of that happening are good.

3. The secondary: Anytime you lose a cornerback that was taken in the third round of the NFL draft replacing that player is difficult. In addition to Willie Davis departing, the Aggies also must fill the shoes of free safety McKade Brady. Having corner Nevin Lawson back will definitely help matters.

Western Michigan Football Coaches Walk On Fire And Glass

I have to admit I like the fact that college football coaches and programs are embracing social media creating their own content, videos etc. However the Western Michigan football coaches may have taken things a tad too far. They created a video in which coaches were walking on glass and hot coals. As a Central Michigan graduate, with Western as our arch rival, it doesn’t surprise me. They aren’t the brightest bulbs in Kalamazoo. Another reason why we proud Chippewas call them “Wastern Michigan!”

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Utah Athletic Director Chris Hill Announces Rivalry With BYU Will Be Back

University of Utah Athletic Director Chris Hill took to YouTube Tuesday to explain that an official announcement will be coming soon regarding the return of the football rivalry with BYU after the final game that is currently scheduled in 2016. After this year’s game the series will inexplicably take a two year hiatus. According to Hill, Utah and BYU will play in September in 2017 and then will be the last game of the year in 2018 pending Pac-12 approval.

Obviously this is good news. Just too bad Hill couldn’t have figured out how to make it work for 2014 and 2015.

Miami Heat Fans Leave Game 6 Early And Are Not Allowed Back Into The Arena

Let me ask a simple question–When you go to a movie do you leave before it’s over? So why then do sports fans continually leave a game early? And most importantly, why the hell would you leave an NBA Finals game before the final horn sounds? I guess we can’t be too shocked that it was those all so loyal Miami Heat fans who left. Then when they realized the game was tied up they tried to get back in and fortunately they were denied.

Now if the the Heat go on to win Game 7 Thursday it will be well deserved for LeBron James and his team. However, it won’t be for their idiotic and bandwagon fans.

Video: Chad Johnson Slaps Attorney’s Rear End And Gets 30 Days In Jail

Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson, formerly “Ochocinco” had his freedom. He struck a plea deal that would have kept him out of jail after violating his probation in a domestic violence case involving his ex-wife Evelyn Lozada. But then he decided to slap the butt of his attorney as a “attaboy” moment prompting laughter in the court room. The judge however, Kathleen McHugh, didn’t find it amusing. She rejected the plea deal and sent Johnson away to jail for 30 days. While it was pretty funny, Johnson might want to be a little more careful when he chooses to express his humor. Clearly the courtroom isn’t the place.