Former UGA coach Jim Donnan charged in $80 million Ponzi scheme

Former Georgia football coach Jim Donnan is facing federal fraud charges for his connection with an alleged $80 million Ponzi scheme the Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Thursday. According to the SEC, Donnan and his business partner, Gregory Crabtree of Proctorville, Ohio committed the fraud through a wholesale liquidation company called GLC Limited in […]

Kirk Gibson thinks Melky Cabrera should’ve been suspended for a year

Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson thinks MLB should be taking a tougher stance on performance enhancing drugs. As it stands, a player is suspended 50 games for their first failed drug test, the penalty Melky Cabrera received yesterday. A 100 game suspension is the penalty for a second failed test. And a lifetime ban after […]

A ‘Free Payton’ banner was flown over New Orleans Saints practice

Saints fans Philip Marshall and Alex Luhrman sat down for a few drinks on Monday and kicked around the idea that someone should fly a “Free Payton” over Saints practice in support of suspended coach Sean Payton. Fast forward to Wednesday and the duo decided that they would be that someone to pull this off. […]

Umpire Greg Gibson got spiked in the head by Torii Hunter last night

Umpire Greg Gibson was forced to leave last night’s game between the Angels and the Indians after getting spiked in the face by Torii Hunter’s cleat. In the bottom of the fifth, Hunter reached third base after a double by Kendrys Morales. He then tried to score when Indians right fielder Shin-Soo Choo threw an […]

Hakeem Olajuwon: JaVale McGee should dominate the NBA

JaVale McGee is currently in Houston working out with NBA great Hakeem Olajuwon. And though the two have only been working out together for a short time, Olajuwon is impressed with McGee. And that much shouldn’t really be surprising. McGee is an athletic 7 footer with the tools to be a very good NBA player. […]

Felix Hernandez throws a perfect game against the Rays

Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez pitched the first perfect game and fourth no-hitter in Mariners history in a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Hernandez struck out 12 batters and now has a record of 11-5 with a 2.60 ERA.

Melky Cabrera suspended 50 games after testing positive for testosterone

Melky Cabrera was in the middle of a superb season where he was hitting .346 with 11 homers and 60 RBIs. And let’s not forget that he was named MVP of the All-Star Game. But his season came to an end earlier today as he was suspended 50 games after testing positive for testosterone.

Vikings players are told if they touch Adrian Peterson they’ll be cut

Just in case you somehow have forgotten that Adrian Peterson is the most important player on the Minnesota Vikings’ roster, Dan Wiederer of the Star Tribune has a reminder for you. As you know, Peterson is recovering from ACL and MCL surgery so it makes perfect sense that the Vikings would want to bring him […]

Here’s Joe Philbin cutting Chad Johnson on Hard Knocks

You already knew that the Dolphins had cut Chad Johnson. But seeing it happen during a television show takes things to another level. No matter how you feel about Chad Johnson, watching him get awkwardly cut has to make you squirm just a bit. But make no mistake, it was great television.

Joe Paterno ‘sobbed uncontrollably’ the day after Penn State fired him

Joe Posnanski , formerly of Sports Illustrated, was given full access to Joe Paterno during the 2011 season for a biography he was writing on the coach. Posnanski moved out to State College in the summer of 2011 and had unprecedented access to both the coach and the Penn State program. Posnanski arrived in State […]