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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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.
Billy Gillispie is likely done, so let’s reminisce about the time Gregg Doyel wrote that Gillispie is the ‘only’ choice for Kentucky
Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports wrote a scathing piece about how current Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie has mistreated pretty much everyone he has come in contact with in Lubbock. The piece gives a detailed account of allegations that will seemingly destroy Gillispie’s coaching career. And if even a portion of Goodman’s allegations are true, […]
This isn’t the first time we’ve heard someone float something like this for their alma mater. Former Miami Hurricane star Antrel Rolle once told a radio station that Miami players needed to “go steal a couple of cars, go break into a couple of houses, do whatever it takes to just to get that attitude […]
Former MLB player and current Arizona Diamondbacks television analyst Mark Grace was arrested Thursday night on DUI charges. On Friday, the Diamondbacks announced that Grace had “requested an indefinite leave of absence to seek personal assistance.”