Last August SbB reported that a West Virginia-based company, Global Liquidation Center Ltd. (GLC), had accused former Georgia and Marshall head football coach Jim Donnan of running a Ponzi scheme that eventually bankrupted the company.
(Donnan on BCG’s $1.9MM claim: Pound Sand)
The civil action filed by GLC in a federal bankruptcy court last year was […]
On October 14, 2004, David Hinojosa of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS reported a story that was headlined, “Adam James is ready to be known as his own type of player.”
The story’s accompanying photo featured Adam James and his dad, ESPN announcer Craig James. In the shot, father James can be seen just over his […]
While sitting in an unlocked media room adjacent to a Texas Tech practice field on December 19, 2009, Adam James sent his father, ESPN announcer Craig James, a series of text messages.
The text messages, sent while practice was underway on a 66-degree day in Lubbock, included the following:
Hey, you’re going to like this.
Not many are truly qualified to pass judgement on Joe Paterno’s actions following the the Nov. 4, 2011, arrest of former longtime Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on dozens of charges related to child sexual abuse.
Let alone those who might try to accurately characterize Paterno’s reaction to Sandusky frequenting the Penn State locker […]
Last October the Mountain West and Conference USA announced the “consolidation” of the 22 football programs from each league into an “association.”
As first noted last month by Brett McMurphy of CBSSports.com and two weeks ago by Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com, the conferences are now entertaining the prospect of merging to form a newly-named conference […]
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” […]
UPDATE: (Jan. 25, 2011, 9:21aPT): Jay Paterno Tweeted the following Wednesday morning:
To clarify: Our family looks forward to welcoming everyone to a celebration of Joe Paterno’s life tomorrow afternoon.
UPDATE (Jan. 24, 2011, 5:13p PT): The HARRISBURG PATRIOT-NEWS reports that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, who ordered all state government flags lowered to half-staff following Joe […]
Sunday night George Schroeder and Adam Jude of the EUGENE (OR) REGISTER-GUARD reported online that “University of Oregon football coach Chip Kelly has reached an agreement to become the head coach of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a highly placed UO athletic department source told The Register-Guard.”
(Unlike Online, where both correct, Print’s getting it right […]
FootballScoop.com was first to report the news Sunday night that Chip Kelly has accepted an offer to become the next head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
(Kelly was in Tampa to visit USF Coach Skip Holtz last March)
SbB has since confirmed that Kelly is already assembling a coaching staff - from a source with […]
A member of the Penn State Board of Trustees told the CENTRE (PA) DAILY TIMES Thursday that during an official briefing last May the Trustees were told by a Penn State lawyer that Jerry Sandusky had previously been the subject of four Grand Jury investigations.
(Same day Trustees claim tenured Spanier ‘fired’ he’s enjoying PSU facilities) […]