Penn State fan says NCAA sanctions were ‘our 9/11’

Reactions to the Penn State sanctions have been as expected amongst Penn State fans and alumni. There have been words of commitment and the predictable outrage, but for the most part, we hadn’t heard anything outrageous from those that are pro-Penn State. Well, that all changed when WNEP interviewed Tom and Sally Price. The Price’s […]

The Cubs want to trade Ryan Dempster to the Braves, but Dempster reportedly wants to go to the Dodgers

The internet was in an uproar yesterday afternoon when there was a report that the Cubs were close to trading pitcher Ryan Dempster to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for Randall Delgado. Minutes later a tweet appeared on Ryan Dempster’s foundation’s Twitter account emphatically stating that “THERE IS NO TRADE.” Fast forward almost 24 hours […]

Joe Paterno had some interesting things to say regarding SMU getting the death penalty back in 1987

Joe Paterno did a seemingly self aware interview back in 1987. In the wide ranging piece done Thomas Ferrarro, Paterno talks about how he attempted to run his program at Penn State and he even gave a rather interesting comment regarding Southern Methodist University receiving the “death penalty”. In an attempt to not just pile […]

The wall that was behind the Joe Paterno statue has been demolished

The last remaining piece of the Joe Paterno statue site was removed earlier this morning. Construction workers demolished the wall surrounding where Joe Paterno’s statue used to stand. And now all that remains of what used to be a dedication to Joe Paterno is a pile of rubble.

Video surveillance shows Eagles running back Dion Lewis being pepper sprayed during arrest, fire alarm never pulled

Charges for felony falsely reporting a fire and misdemeanor reckless endangerment against Philadelphia Eagles running back Dion Lewis and his brother will be dropped in six months if the two “stay out of trouble”. But what’s interesting about all of this is that the fire alarm was never pulled. Add he fact that 911 calls […]

Angela Bryant does not want to press charges against Dez Bryant

Dez Bryant’s mother Angela Bryant surely sounded like a woman ready to press charges on her son in her 911 call to police where she proclaimed, “He tried to kill me.” But as the days have passed and she has apparently cooled off, Angela Bryant has decided to not press charges against her son and […]

Now Orlando may end up keeping Dwight Howard

You know the drill. Take this all with a grain of salt. Especially since this particular report comes from our old pal Chris Broussard who is fresh off of “vacation”. According to Broussard, one executive says the Magic will only trade Howard for a deal that is great for the Magic. Obviously. And another says […]

Penn State Board of Trustees ‘outraged’ that university consented to sanctions without consulting them

We’ve heard reaction from the athletic department to the Penn State sanctions levied by the NCAA. Now it’s time for the internal disagreements about how the sanctions were consented to. Penn State president Rodney Erickson signed a consent agreement after finding out what penalties would be levied on the university by the NCAA. Erickson was […]

The Big Ten adds its own Penn State sanctions

Let the piling on begin. First up, the Big Ten conference adds its own Penn State sanctions. Which involve censure, ineligibility, probation, and a fine.

Knicks GM Glen Grunwald reportedly attempted to dodge Rockets offer sheet for Jeremy Lin

We’ve already outlined that Knicks owner James Dolan felt that he was deceived and betrayed by Jeremy Lin. So it shouldn’t surprise you that there is yet another example of just how personal the Knicks took Jeremy Lin signing that poison pill offer sheet. In the Houston Chronicle’s behind the scenes look at how the […]