Tuesday Mark Cuban offered the KZTK-FM listening audience in Texas an authoritarian authoritative analyses of sports journalism and how it has been impacted by the faltering media business model.
In the video above, I’ve snipped some highlights of Cuban’s claims about the wretched state of the sports reporting - which he attributes to the fractured financial […]
Earlier today I reported that a 2008 Ohio State gold pants charm given only to Buckeye football players who beat Michigan was seen during an episode of Pawn Stars on the History Channel last night.
Last December the NCAA suspended Ohio State football players Terrelle Pryor and Solomon Thomas five games during the 2011 for, in […]
Today I put a video together today chronicling Mike Anderson’s recent decision to leave Mizzou for Arkansas.
(”That’s where the trust comes in”)
To further luxuriate in the wonderfully uncomfortable exchange between KOMU-TV reporter Dani Wexelman and Anderson on Saturday in front of 5,000 Hogs fans frothing at the snout, go here.
While talking about Kentucky’s upcoming matchup against Ohio State in the NCAA tournament during his weekly radio show on Tuesday, UK basketball coach John Calipari dropped off this gem:
“It doesn’t matter who’s on your team, you have Kentucky across the front. It means something.
“They (Ohio State) want to be us. Understand that.
“They want […]
The agent for Missouri basketball coach Mike Anderson, Jimmy Sexton, commented today on WHBQ-AM in Memphis about the status of negotiations between his client and the school amidst rumors that Arkansas was interested in acquiring Anderson’s services.
(Audio below from WHBQ in Memphis)
In the past week a Huntsville, Alabama-based radio talk show host named Scott Moore has been touting the upcoming release of audio tapes he claims may further incriminate Cam and Cecil Newton and Auburn and Tennessee with the NCAA.
(Moore confusion from Barrett Sallee of CollegeFootballNews.com)
Here’s a sampling of Moore talking about the “tapes” today […]
Today is a sad day for Misssissippi State fans, the state of Misssissippi and the SEC.
(Jack missed one football game in 58 years!)
Last night at the close of the MSU-LSU basketball broadcast, the school’s longtime football and basketball voice Jack Cristil announced he was stepping down after 58 years behind the mic in Starkville.
In the wake of an Alabama fan poisoning the venerable Toomer’s Oaks on the campus of Auburn, I thought it instructive to present another example of when the Alabama-Auburn rivalry goes too far - to help outsiders understand why UA-AU is, in my view, the most vicious rivalry in sports.
Appearing on his Learfield Sports radio […]
Last Friday on 1070 The Fan in Indianapolis, Urban Meyer waylaid the Indy-based NCAA during an interview with host Dan Dakich.
(Link to full interview on 1070 The Fan’s Dan Dakich Show)
Meyer ripped the NCAA from every possible angle, intimating that outlaw coaches have taken over the profession while the coaches who run clean programs […]
While singing the Star Spangled Banner before Super Bowl 45 in Dallas Sunday, Christina Aguilera ‘lost her place‘ a couple times.
(Credit: FOX Television, Getty Images)
Aguilera errored in singing “What so proudly we watched at the twilight’s last gleaming” instead of the correct lyric, which begins “What so proudly we hailed.”
Her “O’er the ramparts we […]