Auburn, Oregon Shoot The Messenger Showdown

Last month an Auburn-centric site,, went all-in on an epic Sports by Brooks parody.

Today, site checked-in with its own full-page SbB goof.

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Mark Cuban On Journalism: You Know He’s Right

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 […]


Sources: Kevin Blackistone Spurns Sporting News

Last month I reported that Sporting News agreed to pay AOL $5 million to axe its Fanhouse sports website.

(Sources: Sporting News Editor In Chief ’s Staff Won’t Include Blackistone)
Around the time of that news - two weeks before  AOL CEO Tim Armstrong paid $315 million for - the AOL CEO said of 100 […]


Video: SEC Ref Blows Call Then Escapes Scrutiny

Down two with six seconds left at Vandy last night, Alabama’s JaMychal Green drove the baseline in a bid to get the Tide even.

Jeff Lockridge of the NASHVILLE TENNESSEAN reports on what happened next:
JaMychal Green, who scored 19 of his 23 in the second half, had a chance to tie it or put Alabama back […]


Ex-Gator Deleted Twitter Because He’s Innocent

Last week the publisher of one of the best-known college football websites in the business, Spencer Hall of, posted a piece on his site about the Twitter account of former Florida Gator football player Will Hill.

(Hill’s Twitter pic also part of sneak attac? By hacker, that is.)
The Tweet feed featured on Hill’s personal […]


Blake Griffin’s Girlfriend Is Absolutely Unreal

In the past few weeks, various websites and blogs have been reporting on Blake Griffin’s new girlfriend, a student at USC named Jasmine Shein.

Griffin and Jasmine Shein were first linked by a sports blog called on Dec. 22 of last year with this post:
This is Blake Griffin’s new girlfriend Jasmine Shein. The […]


Sporting News Paid AOL Millions To Drop Fanhouse

Last Thursday I reported on the essential elimination of AOL Fanhouse, with the Fanhouse brand being folded into a Sporting News portal that AOL CEO Tim Armstrong elected to install as its website’s new sports content provider.

 (Sporting News paying AOL millions? That’s no typo.)
After the Sporting News on AOL partnership was announced last Thursday, […]


AOL Folds Fanhouse Brand Into Sporting News

AOL announced today it is folding Fanhouse into Sporting News, with the latter now to serve as AOL’s sports content portal.

(No, not that Fanhouse)
Sporting News on AOL will launch in two months.
Sporting News President and Publisher Jeff Price: “We’ve made a lot of headway as far as adding video and developing a social media strategy. […]


LeBron Lashes Out At Blog After Groupie Claims

On his Twitter feed today, LeBron James lashed out at a black celebrity gossip blog that recently reported him spurning his baby mama Savannah Brinson for the company of groupies.

James Tweeted:
MTO is the most disgusting/non-credible site in the world! All they do is try to ruin people lives and talk bad upon them. Misery loves […]


Like I Want Antoine Walker On My Front Lawn?

The Big Lead and SbB named-checked on Colin Cowherd’s ESPN Radio show yesterday:

Re: Cowherd on SbB, let me translate:

As my friend will tell you, getting comped at the Four Queens ain’t no accident.