Thomas loses first game as FIU head coach

In perhaps what is an omen of things to come, Isiah Thomas lost his debut as Florida International University head coach. The 71-61 defeat came at the hands of the NAIA’s own Northwood, a team coached by the legendary Rollie Massimino on Wednesday night. The embattled Thomas was unsuccessful as a NBA head coach, but was […]

Picture This: Dick Vitale Invading Your Final Four Viewing

Let this thought sink in: Dick Vitale is having small heart attacks after every big play that is made. And you hear ever minute of it while you’re watching a NCAA Final Four game. You think you’re ready for that? If not, your better get ready, because ESPN is chomping at the bit at a chance to […]

The Billy Gillispie Story Takes A Turn For Rehab

According to WYMT in Houston, former Kentucky coach, Billy Gillispie has checked himself into rehab. This comes just weeks after being arrested and charged with DUI. 27 Sportsfirst confirmed Tuesday evening that Gillispie checked himself in the John Lucas After Care Program in Houston, Texas. It’s a substance abuse recovery program that has two treatment […]

Billy Gillispie Arrested For DUI

Billy Gillispie’s post-Kentucky era isn’t going to well. He hasn’t secured another gig, he’s in the midst of trying to get paid from Kentucky, and now he’s been popped for DUI. Former University of Kentucky basketball coach Billy Gillispie is lodged in Franklin County Regional Jail this morning, after he was arrested in Anderson County […]

FIU wants Isiah Thomas’ First Loss To Be Against Ohio State Not North Carolina

The college basketball season is months away but Florida International University is ahead of the game when it comes to softening the blow of their first loss. FIU was slated to face Ohio State in the opening round of the Coaches vs. Cancer tournament, but have now been thrusted into a matchup with defending champions, […]

Tim Floyd resigns from USC

According to FOXSports.com, USC head basketball coach Tim Floyd resigned on Tuesday amidst accusations of a scandal involving former recruit and star player O.J. Mayo. Floyd allegedly gave Rodney Guillory, Mayo’s friend/agent, $1,000 for unknown reasons. Tim Floyd may be shady, but I have a problem with how the NCAA conducts it business. The ‘almighty’ […]

Here’s Some Surprising, But Not Surprising News, Tim Floyd Paid For OJ Mayo

Ok, I know this isn’t a shocker to any of you, but can we at least act like we’re surprised. Just for a little while, at least. Besides, we have details now. That makes it more interesting right? On Feb. 14, 2007, Johnson and Guillory packed up Guillory’s black Infiniti SUV and were preparing for […]

Your NFL Draft Weekend, Kentucky Style

While you were glued to the TV all weekend hoping that your favorite team picked some players that you had at least heard of, folks in Kentucky were out busy doing other things. (No, I’m not making this up. Just look at the photo that is posted. That’s why it’s there.) Now, I wouldn’t dare, […]

Stephen Curry is moving on up

After taking weeks to make a decision, Davidson junior guard Stephen Curry announced earlier today that he will enter into June’s NBA Draft. Curry also hired an agent. The sharp shooter averaged 28.6 points per game in the 2008-09 season and has increased his scoring average in each of his 3 seasons as a collegiate […]

Isiah Thomas accepts coaching job at FIU

NBA great and former Knicks coach/President Isiah Thomas was named head coach for Florida International University’s basketball program on Tuesday afternoon. Zeke’s tenure in New York was marked by controversy both on and off the court. He routinely had public disputes with his players and was accused of sexually harassing a female staffer in the […]