San Antonio Spurs Players Encounter Claremont Resort Ghosts

It’s basketball season, and what would basketball season be without NBA players thinking that their hotels were haunted? These stories make the rounds every year it seems (see also : The New York Knicks, the Phoenix Suns, Bill Simmons from ESPN, etc.). And now Tim Duncan and Jeff Ayres from the San Antonio Spurs are chiming […]

Baseball Players Discuss “Haunted” Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee

We’ve done a fair number of stories here at The Occult Section about professional athletes scaring themselves silly at allegedly haunted hotels when they are on the road (see: the Florida Marlins, the Phoenix Suns, the L.A. Lakers, and the New York Knicks). Now Milwaukee is jumping on the paranormal bandwagon, with MLB players claiming that […]

Haunted hotel stay makes believer out of ESPN columnist Bill Simmons

About a year ago, Laura blogged about the New York Knicks staying at a supposedly haunted hotel in Oklahoma City. Now it seems another person in the sports world is claiming to have experienced paranormal activity in the hotel, ESPN’s Bill Simmons. From USA Today: Skeptical about ghost stories? If so, check out ESPN columnist Bill […]

New York Knicks say haunted hotel was a problem before loss to Thunder

I suppose if I were on the New York Knicks, I’d come up with reasons such as “my hotel was haunted and that’s why I played so badly.” After you run through all your legitimate excuses, it’s certainly time to get creative. I suppose horrible coaching plus poor playing aren’t valid reasons anymore. So the […]