Looks like the suns going down in Arizona, that is, if Shaq-Daddy passes his physical. The Miami Heat have dumped-I mean, agreed to trade Shaq to the Suns for Shawn Marion and Marcus Banks. Shaq is scheduled to travel to Phoenix today for the physical. Sources said that the deal “could be imminent,” but issues ranging from the Suns’ “long-term finances to O’Neal’s health have to be weighed” before agreeing to the deal. Please be unfit Shaq, pa-leeze.
NHL ALL STAR GIBSON GUITAR
During the 2008 NHL All-Star Weekend, the NHL partnered with singer, businessman and humanitarian Usher with a goal to raise more than $200,000 for Usher’s New Look Foundation, a non-profit program established to expose young people to the business side of sports and entertainment. And continuing efforts to raise money began yesterday, when the NHL put three Gibson Les Paul Studio guitars, signed by the NHL babes, up for auction, with all proceeds benefiting Usher’s New Look Foundation.
This guitar is autographed by all members of the 2008 Western Conference All-Star team including Nicklas Lidstrom, Jarome Iginla, Dion Phaneuf, Pavel Datsyuk, Ed Jovanovski, Mike Ribeiro, Duncan Keith, Jason Arnott, Chris Pronger, Marian Gaborik, Scott Niedermayer, Ryan Getzlaf, Shawn Horcoff, Anze Kopitar, Manny Legace, Rick Nash, Evgeni Nabokov, Henrik Sedin, Chris Osgood, Corey Perry and Joe Thornton. (Auction)
Fifty years ago, in 1958, a plane carrying Manchester United home from Belgrade crashed after a refuelling stop at Munich, killing 23 of the 44 people on board, among them eight Man-U players died. A commemoration ceremony was held in England and Germany today as survivors fell silent to remember those who died….