Chris Eirick

20 Flips | 1 Magazine | 5 Followers | @ChrisEirick | Keep up with Chris Eirick on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Chris Eirick”

Martino: Coaching Messi can seem a thankless task

Despite the obvious rewards on offer from coaching the four-time Ballon d'Or winner, the new Albiceleste boss has revealed there are downsides.<p>New Argentina boss Gerardo Martino believes the level of media scrutiny directed at those managing Lionel Messi can sometimes make it feel like a thankless …

Del Bosque: Munir close to Spain call-up

The Barcelona youngster has already caught the eye of the coach and appears to be moving closer to a place in the senior squad<p>Vicente Del Bosque has suggested that Barcelona youngster Munir El Haddadi could be set for a call-up to the senior Spain squad in the near future.<p><b>MORE: Alex Morgan upset at</b> …

Jeezy f/ Future - 'No Tears' - Rap-Up

You can’t see the tears running down his eyes, but Jeezy lets the song cry in the powerful video for his new single “No Tears” featuring Future.<p>The …

A man was shot and killed backstage at Wiz Khalifa's 'Under The Influence' tour last night (Aug. 22) in California. He has cancelled his show tonight. Details: http://on.vibe.com/1BPAgcu

Wiz Khalifa Scores First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 - Rap-Up

Wiz Khalifa is winning. The Taylor Gang leader earns his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this week.<p>Led by the single “We Dem Boyz,” the …

So how exactly did 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather go from being friends in 2006 to enemies by 2014? Behold, a timeline of their rocky relationship: http://on.vibe.com/1sRzg1g

New Music: The Game - 'Tuesday (Remix)' - Rap-Up

Over the weekend, ILoveMakonnen announced his signing to OVO Sound and now The Game drops a remix to the Atlanta singer’s Drake-assisted single …

Who Should Start for Chicago Bulls at Small Forward?

The Chicago Bulls have an interesting problem to deal with heading into the season. As opposed to the situation in years prior, the Bulls actually have plenty of legitimate depth that could start for multiple other teams.<p>The additions of Pau Gasol, Nikola Mirotic and prized rookie Doug McDermott …

NBA

Chicago Bulls Should Be Drooling Over Pau Gasol's FIBA World Cup Performance

Windy City natives Derrick Rose and Anthony Davis dominated coverage leading into the FIBA Basketball World Cup, but the city's newest resident has turned the most heads since the tournament tipped off.<p>Pau Gasol, the 13-year NBA veteran who inked a three-year, $22 million deal with the Chicago …

NBA

Predicting Chicago Bulls' Biggest Surprises and Breakout Players in 2014-15

The Chicago Bulls have a few new names this upcoming season as well as some returning players who are primed to stand out.<p>Chicago's biggest addition for the 2014-15 campaign wasn't a draft pick or free-agent signing, though. It's the return of Derrick Rose, who has basically missed the last two …

NBA

Dunk History: The East Bay Funk Dunk

EBFD<p><i>As the summer wears on, with training camps and preseason play still off in (what feels like) the distant future, we turn our attention to the</i> …

Chubby Checker sings about Dig Dug on unearthed 1980s cassette

Plenty of video game makers have gone to great lengths to advertise their wares, and back in its early-'80s heyday, Atari went as far as getting Chubby Checker to record a song about <i>Dig Dug</i>, reports The Video Game Preservation Dump.<p>The track comes from a cassette tape found by Matt Osborne, who put …

Will Rajon Rondo repeat history and believe in the Celtics?

Eight years ago, a Celtics star ignored a rebuild and bought in for the long term. Will Rajon Rondo do the same?<p>The last time the Boston Celtics were obviously in the middle of a rebuild, the team's superstar did something really interesting. Instead of looking for greener pastures and using free …

Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their …

Bell: Raiders need rookie Derek Carr to pan out quickly

Somewhere in the New York Jets compound, the news had to stir the creative juices within coach Rex Ryan and defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman.<p>They are getting first crack at a rookie quarterback.<p>The Oakland Raiders will open the season at the Meadowlands on Sunday with second-round pick Derek …

Sergio Ramos tells Cristiano Ronaldo to zip it

Cristiano Ronaldo has questioned Real Madrid’s summer transfer policy, admitting he would not have made the same decisions.<p>Though Real Madrid acquired the services of Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez, questions were asked when Angel Di Maria and Xabi Alonso – to Manchester United and Bayern Munich …

Soccer

Floyd Mayweather Hits Back at 50 Cent Challenge, Taunts 'Dirty' Marcos Maidana

Link to Media<p>The battle of words and wealth between Floyd Mayweather and 50 Cent continued this week, as the boxer hit back at the rapper’s challenge for him to read a full page of a Harry Potter book.<p>Rather than partaking in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Curtis Jackson (50 Cent) told the champ to …

Boxing