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 […]

Penn State coach Bill O’Brien: I am committed for the long term to Penn State

Reaction to the Penn State sanctions are slowly beginning to trickle out and we’ll do our best to keep you up to date on the reactions from those affected by them. Just a few minutes ago, Penn State released statement from both acting Athletic Director David Joyner and Penn State coach Bill O’Brien. It is […]

Penn State sanctions: Five years of probation, all wins from 1998-2011 vacated

The NCAA just dropped an atomic bomb on the Penn State football program hitting them with five years of probation. Here are the Penn State sanctions that were just announced by NCAA president Mark Emmert:

Joe Paterno statue removed from outside of Beaver Stadium

Late last week there were conflicting reports regarding whether or not the Penn State Board of Trustees had voted to remove the Joe Paterno statue. Well, it turns out that the Penn State Board of Trustees would not make the decision. Instead Penn State president Rodney Erickson would make the decision. And he decided that […]

Brett Favre couldn’t resist playing in 2010 because ‘the money was too good’

Here’s something that Vikings fans should be thrilled to hear. Remember back in 2010 when Favre led the Vikings to a 6-10 season? Where he threw 19 interceptions and only 11touchdowns? And had a quarterback rating of 69.9? Remember when his teammates went down to Hattiesburg and convinced Favre to play one last season? Well, […]

Brewers have reportedly offered Zack Greinke a contract worth over $100 million, but he wants to test free agency

If this report by CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman is accurate, the Milwaukee Brewers are doing everything in their power to keep Zack Greinke. But sadly, it may not be enough. According to Heyman, the Brewers have quietly offered a deal in the neighborhood of Matt Cain’s six-years, $127.5 million deal he signed with the Giants […]

Report: Penn State Board of Trustees vote to take down Joe Paterno statue (UPDATE)

Penn State Board of Trustees reportedly voted to take down the Joe Paterno statue according to Bonnie Bernstein. The vote took place on a conference call last night. The statue will be removed this weekend.

Now Dwight Howard won’t sign an extension with any team

Oh, you really thought this was all over when Dwight Howard reportedly gave an indication that he would sign an extension with the Lakers if traded to them? Oh how naïve of you. It’s only been a little over 24 hours since that was reported and now Howard’s agent has told Ric Bucher of ESPN […]