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 […]

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: