During an appearance on the Paul Finebaum Radio Network Wednesday, an attorney for Mike Leach provided more striking revelations about the behavior of Craig James while directly under the auspices of ESPN.
(Leach lawyer for ESPN suit: James called TT coaches from ESPN booth)
Lead Leach attorney Steve Heninger reported to Finebaum that “well before” […]
The voice of a Pennsylvania State Senator trembled as he delivered an emotional, sometimes tearful defense of Joe Paterno at Tuesday’s Senate session in Harrisburg.
Jack Corman, an influential Pa. State Senate Republican who chairs the appropriations committee, lost his composure and was forced to pause three times before finishing a half-hour speech in which the […]
Looks like someone put Tom Al-Betar’s sideline pass to good use.
(A Star is Born)
Sadly though, I’ve been told Alabama football legend Harvey Updyke didn’t see the field last night.
Though if I had Mal Moore fetching me chicken fingers and spiked cheerwine all night, I’d wouldn’t bother to leave President Witt’s suite either.
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On the same day it announced Urban Meyer as its next head football coach, November 29, Ohio State requested and was granted a NCAA waiver allowing the school to exceed the allowable number of football coaches on staff through the Buckeyes’ bowl game.
(Meyer not practicing what he preaches?)
Rusty Miller of the ASSOCIATED PRESS […]
After his recent immigration policy-based endorsement of Rick Perry’s bid for President, Phoenix-area Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a staunch proponent of U.S.-Mexico border control, joined Perry this week on the GOP primary trail in Iowa.
(Perry to Arpaio: “You know how to get Iowans riled up in the morning”)
While warming up the crowd for a Perry stump […]
Super Bowl-winning coach Dick Vermeil, who in 2001 wrote the foreword to Jerry Sandusky’s “Touched” autobiography and assisted the ex-Penn State football coach with his Second Mile charity over three decades, told Kelley Bydlon of ESPN760.com this week that, “Jerry really cared about (The Second Mile children) in a different way than is being portrayed […]
Thanks to Michael Casagrande of the DECATUR (AL) DAILY and DailyBamaBlog - via Clay Travis at OutKickTheCoverage.com - for this tip from The Hat to an Alabama fan Saturday before the Heisman Trophy ceremony:
As an aside, anyone know why Les Miles is called “The Hat”? If it has anything to do with his roots, guessing we’ll never know.
In remarks made today at press conference in College Station, Texas, former Texas A&M head football coach Mike Sherman said his family learned of his firing yesterday before he did.
(Full interview and transcript @ TexAgs.com)
When asked how he first found out about his ouster, Sherman said:
“I was on a recruiting trip going to a […]
In light of the revelations intertwining the Penn State football program and the repeated sexual abuse of children, the response of the school’s administration the past week has been to do only what was required when at the point of the national news media’s bayonet.
Though Saturday’s game between Penn State and Nebraska at Beaver Stadium […]
In the wake of Penn State football legend Jerry Sandusky being criminally charged with 40 counts of sexual abuse of children, including the rape of at least one 10-year-old boy in the Penn State locker room, it has been widely surmised that Sandusky was no longer an active member of a Penn State program inexorably […]