Sports Illustrated NBA writer Chris Mannix was a ballboy for the Boston Celtics for 10 years. So before he ever had stories to tell as a journalist, he had them as a ballboy. One of those stories involves Allen Iverson, beer, and about $2,000. A story that Mannix shared in recently as a part of […]
After Saturday’s game between Alabama and Texas A&M, three things were clear: Alabama is now two games – LSU and SEC Championship game – from playing for their third National Championship. Johnny Manziel is the best offensive player in the nation. Kevin Sumlin deserves a seat at the table of best coaches in college football. […]
From the AP: “The structure of the NCAA could look very different by this time next year as members try to resolve the growing disparity between big-money schools and smaller institutions. What won’t change, however, is the amateur status of the players who make college athletics a billion-dollar business. “One thing that sets the fundamental […]
Normally, this space is reserved as a way to check in on a fanbase handling either a tough loss or an unexpected loss. But in the wake of Deadspin releasing audio of Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini forcefully saying ‘F-you, F-all when talking about Nebraska fans and the media, a check in on the Nebraska […]
Well that didn’t take long now did it? Just two games into Darrelle Revis’ new start in Tampa, he’s unhappy. According to the New York Post via Fox Sports, Revis is both unhappy with the strict manner in which Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano runs the team. And if that isn’t enough, Revis is also […]
Kevin Ware acknowledged the long road ahead of him after the gruesome injury he suffered in the NCAA Tournament. And now we finally get to see a sign of Ware’s progress along that long road. The Cardinal Connect has provided video of Ware dunking with two hands on Monday. Which means things are on the […]
What you see above is a photo of a Cowboys fan getting hauled away by security during the Cowboys-Chiefs game on Sunday. Because the game was in Kansas City, you would think that this person probably did something to a Chiefs fan to get him handcuffed like this. Instead, this young man was hauled away […]
From Chris Mortensen of ESPN: League VP of officiating Dean Blandino conceded Saturday to ESPN that officials want to curtail “actions [verbal or otherwise] directed at an opponent.” Blandino said profanity by itself is not prohibited, but where verbal actions are directed at an opponent, it’s usually profane.