Keith Olbermann reports Yankees are discussing Alex Rodriguez trade with the Marlins, Yankees quickly deny

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Keith Olbermann posted an “Exclusive” story on his MLB blog today that said that the Yankees were in talks with the Marlins about a trade that would involve Alex Rodriguez. To Olbermann’s credit, he noted that he had no idea how serious the talks were. All he knew was that the talks had happened. From […]

In an attempt to uncover NCAA violations involving Tyrann Mathieu, Sports Illustrated finds itself in a bribery scandal

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Thayer Evans and Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated wrote a wide ranging piece on former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu where the pair wades through Mathieu’s upbringing and the issues that got him kicked off the LSU football team.

Today’s Jay Bilas Young Jeezy lyric tweet came complete with the N-word

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Jay Bilas started his day presumably like he starts every day. Maybe some breakfast, a cup of coffee, and tweeting a Young Jeezy lyric to his over 380K followers that ends with the phrase “I gotta go to work.” But today was unlike other days for Bilas when it came to his Jeezy tweet. You […]

David Cone called Ichiro’s bat a ‘chopstick’ last night

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We wouldn’t say that David Cone’s use of the word “chopstick” when referring to Ichiro Suzuki’s bat during Tuesday’s night Yankees-Red Sox game is comparable to using this headline when referring to Jeremy Lin. But we will say that it probably wasn’t the best word to use.

Mel Kiper: “Alabama is a little overrated”

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Mel Kiper is in the NFL draft business. That’s his thing. He evaluates individual player and gives his opinion on whether those individual players will be able to make the jump to the NFL game. But for some reason, Kiper decided he would step outside of his thing and talk BCS championship hopefuls in a […]

Steve Young: The NFL doesn’t care about replacement referees’ issues

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The performance of replacement referees is a sticky topic for on-air talent calling NFL games. On one hand, it’s totally natural for announcers to want to point out mistakes and even criticize the referees for their lack of control of a game. But on the other hand, announcers need to watch their step when criticizing […]

Here’s WQAM’s Dan Sileo in full meltdown mode while discussing the state of the Miami Hurricanes

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The state of football at the school formally known as “The U” is dismal at best. During the first two weeks, the Hurricanes gave up 32 points to Boston College in a win. Yes, Boston College. And this past Saturday, Kansas State dropped 52 on them. After having to watch these two horrific events, former […]

USC lifts ban on reporter Scott Wolf

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Since we have taken the time to point out everything that USC has done in the past month that doesn’t paint them in the best light, we also must take the time to point out when they decide to right a wrong. On Wednesday, we wrote that the university decided to ban Los Angeles Daily […]

USC bans writer for reporting injury to kicker Andre Heidari

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USC just can’t keep themselves out of the news these days. Which is usually a good thing. But when all the news seems to be painting the program in a negative light, it certainly isn’t a good thing. Just in the past month alone, USC has banned visiting teams from conducting walk-throughs at the Coliseum […]

Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke doesn’t think too highly of ESPN

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In an interview with the National Post, Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke spent 99.9% of the interview talking about the possible NHL lockout and where the Leafs are head. The other 0.01% was spent responding to the Maple Leafs finishing last among professional franchises in ESPN’s Ultimate Team Rankings.

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