During Florida governor debate, candidates were asked if Florida State has a crime problem

FSUYou know that a situation has gotten big when it starts to make way into politics. Last night, Florida governor Rick Scott had a debate with his challenger Democrat Charlie Christ as both are in a dead heat to be the governor of Florida. This debate was also broadcast on CNN so it was a nationally televised event.

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James Shields says he was dealing with the effects of a kidney stone during ALCS

james-shieldsEyebrows were raised when Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost  elected to start Jason Vargas over James Shields for Game 4 of the ALCS.  Shields complained about his back and it got worse as the ALCS continued. Even though it worked out for the Royals, fans still wanted to know why Shields didn’t get the start.

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Report: Rams WR Austin Pettis was cut after being late for a team meeting on Saturday

Austin PettisThe St. Louis Rams surprised everyone when they decided to waive WR Austin Pettis on Monday. Also surprising was that Pettis didn’t play a snap in the Rams victory over the Seahawks last Sunday.

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President George W. Bush spoke to the Cincinnati Bearcats before their game against SMU on Saturday

George Bush

As the Cincinnati Bearcats were preparing to play the SMU Mustangs on Saturday, the team had an unexpected visitor come by and give a pregame speech. Former president George W. Bush surprised the team with an appearance and welcomed them to Texas. Bush also let the team know that he was expecting to see a good game and told them to take advantage of their studies.

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Marc Trestman says he is not reading into the Bears’ locker room outburst

marc-trestmanChicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman is trying to remain calm as his team is seemingly falling apart. After reports surfaced about his team’s locker room spat, many are wondering if Trestman has control of this team.

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Nick Saban has some advice for Lane Kiffin regarding his return to Tennessee

saban-kiffinThis Saturday, Alabama’s offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin will return to Knoxville as the Crimson Tide take on the Tennessee Volunteers. As many of you know, Kiffin departure from Tennessee set off a riot in the streets of Knoxville. Head coach Nick Saban had to deal with a similar situation when he left LSU for the Miami Dolphins and when he returned back to LSU as head coach of the Crimson Tide, his return was not pleasant.

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Jason Kidd says the Brooklyn Nets letting him go to Milwaukee proved that they considered firing him

Jason KiddEven though Jason Kidd is the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, he is still talking about his time in Brooklyn. Back in December, the Nets were 10-21 and rumors started about Kidd possibly losing his job. As we know the Nets turned their season around and ended up making the playoffs.

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Bo Pelini doesn’t agree with ESPN’s relationship with the SEC

bo-peliniNebraska head coach Bo Pelini has had his problems in the past with the Southern Eastern Conference. Before the start of the season, Pelini had a few things to say about Ole Miss recruiting practices. Now Pelini has another problem but it is with the conference as a whole along with the carrier of their network.

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Roger Penske says some drivers are jealous of Brad Keselowski’s success

Brad Keselowski, Roger PenskeEven though Brad Keselowski won the GEICO 500 at Talladega on Sunday, everyone is still talking about what happened last weekend. As you all may know, Keselowski was involved in an altercation with Matt Kenseth after the conclusion of the Bank of America 500 last week. NASCAR fined Keselowski $50,000 earlier this week, but team owner Roger Penske thinks that something else is going on.

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Joakim Noah thinks Tom Thibodeau should do yoga with him

Joakim Noah, Tom ThibodeauChicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau has always been known as an intense individual. During the playoffs last season, I thought Thibodeau was going to blow a gasket after seeing how red his face was.

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