Pete Blackburn


Dwyane Wade called out Jimmy Butler for a comment on Gabrielle Union's Instagram

Turns out commenting 'WELL DAMN!' on your friend's wife's photo is a bad idea

Detroit Tigers pay tribute to cherished Aretha Franklin with a clever, classy gesture

The Tigers honored 'The Queen of Soul' after she died on Thursday at the age of 76

Terrelle Pryor says he flinched in practice scuffle because he's a 'positive role model'

Pryor is for the kids and definitely not embarrassed at all

Ranking the new NBA jerseys that have been unveiled this offseason: Lakers' uniform game is strong

The Lakers, Nuggets, Hornets, Magic and Hawks are among the teams that have announced new unis

Hawks bring back awesome retro jerseys to celebrate 50th anniversary of moving to Atlanta

The Hawks will wear their original 1968 jerseys as throwback alternates this season

Giants' Andrew McCutchen delivers a hilarious recap of the Yasiel Puig-Nick Hundley fight

McCutchen doesn't seem like the biggest fan of baseball fights

The sports world pays tribute to Aretha Franklin following the singer's death at 76

'The Queen of Soul' died in Detroit on Thursday

It sounds like EA Sports is hoping to bring back 'MVP Baseball' franchise

EA Sports executive vice president Cam Weber says he wants to make baseball video games again

Johnny Manziel placed in concussion protocol, will reportedly miss next Montreal Alouettes start

Manziel suffered a concussion after taking a bit hit in his second CFL start

NBA to allow ‘one-time exception' for Jordan Clarkson, two others to play in Asian Games

The decision comes as a reversal of the league's earlier ruling

'Hard Knocks' Power Rankings: Devon Cajuste, Antonio Callaway earn top spots for different reasons

Who stole the show in the second episode of the popular HBO show? We've got your rankings

Oilers' Andrej Sekera out indefinitely after tearing Achilles during offseason workout

Sekera, 32, missed half of last season while recovering from a torn ACL

Behold, a poor young soul got ruthlessly punked by Old Basketball Man with a slick driveway move

And that was the last time that kid ever played basketball again

Pete Blackburn is from Boston, so there's a good chance you don't like him already. He has been a writer at CBS Sports since 2017 and usually aims to take a humorous and light-hearted approach to the often all-too-serious world of sports media. When not suffering from crippling loneliness, he shares a love-hate relationship with the NHL.

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