Mike Mayock defends Nolan Nawrocki on Geno Smith

Pro Football Weekly’s Nolan Nawrocki’s name has been all over the web this week because of his controversial scouting report on West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith. In the report, Nawrocki said Smith “is a gimmick, overhyped product of the system lacking the football savvy, work habits and focus to cement a starting job and could […]

Mike Rice says he’s ‘deeply sorry’ for the ‘pain and hardship’ he’s caused

ABC News caught up former Rutgers men’s basketball coach Mike Rice shortly after he had been fired by the school. Rice gave a short statement in front of cameras where he apologized for his actions and says he intends to give an explanation for those actions at a later date.

Mark Cuban says he would consider drafting Brittney Griner

Mark Cuban loves to talk. Not only does Mark Cuban love to talk, he loves to say things to rile people up. And he’s pretty good at it. Case in point, the reaction that his comments about drafting Baylor star Brittney Griner has received.

Yahoo! used a picture of Trevor Ariza for its story about murder indictment of Javaris Crittenton

Ex NBA player Javaris Crittenton was indicted on murder and gang charges on Tuesday. Predictably, the story spread all over the internet including the front page of Yahoo!. The only problem, as you can see above, is that the folks at Yahoo! used a photo of former Laker Trevor Ariza instead of Javaris Crittenton. [Reddit]

Opening Day in Toronto was highlighted by Toronto Blue Jays fans booing after just two innings

After an offseason of major spending, Toronto Blue Jays fans are thinking World Series in 2013. And based on some of the reaction on Opening Day on Tuesday, some of them are even thinking a 162-0 season is possible. The former may indeed happen, but the latter definitely won’t as the Blue Jays lost to […]

Report: Rutgers fires head coach Mike Rice

According to Tara Sullivan of The Record in New Jersey, Rutgers men’s basketball head coach Mike Rice will be fired today. Rice came under fire on Tuesday when ESPN released practice video of Rice throwing basketballs at Rutgers players and verbally abusing them.

USC hiring Andy Enfield comes with big risks for both parties

The USC men’s basketball head coaching job is a decent job. It’s not on the level of the UCLA men’s basketball head coaching job, but most jobs aren’t. And for all the cons about the job, its biggest pro is that it’s located in Southern California. So you really can’t blame Andy Enfield for leaving […]

John Harbaugh reportedly didn’t want Ed Reed back with the Ravens

From all accounts, the Houston Texans seemingly beat out the Ravens in a bidding war for the services of Ed Reed. But according to Mike Preston of the Baltimore Sun, that certainly wasn’t the case.

Last night’s Bucks-Bobcats game began with Larry Sanders elbowing referee Bill Kennedy in the head

We’re pretty sure you didn’t get to see the Bucks take on the Bobcats last night. Likewise, referee Bill Kennedy almost didn’t get to see the Bucks take on the Bobcats last night either. Because just seconds after throwing the ball up for the opening tip, Kennedy was sent to the court after being hit […]

Pac-12 head of officials Ed Rush under investigation for comments he made about Arizona’s Sean Miller

According to Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports, Pac-12 head of officials Ed Rush is under investigation for apparently targeting Arizona coach Sean Miller during the Pac-12 tournament.