Iowa DE Clayborn Punched Cabbie In Road Rage

It’s worth noting that Iowa defensive end Adrian Clayborn, a starter in 2008, committed this crime back in January, but after a couple of months of investigation, police determined that the defensive end’s brutal attack on a cab driver at 2 a.m. was worthy of criminal prosecution. As such, he’s now facing charges of assault […]

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Longhorns, Texas Gov’t Play Scholarship Chicken

A couple of days ago, the Texas state legislature made headlines by openly acknowledging a potential need to eliminate athletic scholarships at the University of Texas to facilitate the impossible increase in guaranteed acceptance students. What guaranteed acceptance, you ask? Well, before he was President of the United States, George W. Bush did a fine […]

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The Netherlands Upset The Dominican Republic?!

Yup, it just happened. Baseball finally has its single game of incredible significance. In a stunning upset — and yes, we realize the World Baseball Classic has no ramifications whatsoever – the Netherlands beat the high-powered Dominican Republic, 3-2, on Saturday in Puerto Rico. Yes, the Dutch beat the Dominicans. In baseball. We’re not making […]

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Alleged 16-Year-Old More Powerful Than Nats GM

Nationals General Manager Jim Bowden resigned this morning amidst a continually firestorm of controversy surrounding the team’s Latin American academies. That’s the kind of issue that could sink any number of MLB front office characters, but there’s something more significant about Bowden’s departure: It was precipitated by an alleged 16-year-old.

(Does this guy actually look 16 […]

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All Wet: Matt Kenseth Claims The Daytona 450

The self-appointed Super Bowl of stock car racing just finished, and it finished in controversy. Matt Kenseth won his first Daytona 500 when the race was called off because of a rain delay in central Florida. As far as we’re concerned, its the “race was called because of a rain delay” that marks the most […]

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JC Romero Didn’t Know About 1-800-Drugs-Bad

J.C. Romero is currently pitching in the Phillies’ preseason camp in Clearwater, Fla. He’s getting in early preparation, but he’s going to have plenty of time to get ready for the season after his teammates have already started playing. Why? Because he’s due to serve a 50-game suspension as soon the season kicks off.

(Why GNC, […]

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Jets Favre Clearance Starts 3 Hrs After Retirement

Leave it to CNBC’s Darren Rovell to think of the apparel sales angle to the retirement of a historic quarterback. As soon as ESPN broke the story about Brett Favre retiring at 9:30 this morning, Rovell started a stopwatch to see how long it would take for the New York Jets to launch a memorabilia […]

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Duke’s Krzyzewskiville Gets A Meningitis Scare

At Duke, camping out for basketball tickets in Krzyzewskiville, the tent city outside Cameron Indoor Arena, is an annual pastime. At colleges across the country each year, outbreaks of meningitis are also annual pastimes. You can already see where we’re going with this, can’t you …

(They’re covered in germs! All of them!)
From North Carolina […]

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Bloomberg: NFL Loses $1.5B+ By Ignoring Betting

Like everywhere else, the NFL needs to find new revenue streams to ward off recession and accommodate new expenses for things like paying medical benefits for veterans. It’s hard to see how they’ll be able to do it given the current economic climate, unless you take a suggestion from a BLOOMBERG editorial written by Joe […]

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Darrell Reid Gets In Trouble Before He’s In Da Club

Colts defensive tackle Darrell Reid doesn’t even need to get into the club to get himself in trouble. He can do just fine on the sidewalk outside, thank you very much.

(Reid still fresh, no longer clean.)
According to a report in the INDIANAPOLIS STAR, Reid was arrested early Sunday morning after he repeatedly refused to […]

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