UCLA Confirms SI Exposé on Player Drug Use

Early Tuesday SbB reported on Twitter that SPORTS ILLUSTRATED planned to publish a story detailing drug use within the UCLA basketball program.

The investigative piece, which SbB has been told recounts marijuana usage by players who have since departed the program, was addressed by UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland at his weekly press conference in […]


Program, Interrupted: Student Tryouts For Utah?

After the University of Utah’s 2009-10 basketball season under then-head coach Jim Boylen, four scholarship players with eligibility remaining left the program.

(Utah Coach Larry Krystkowiak: Pac-12 Crash Landing)
Following the 2010-11 season, Utah fired Boylen and replaced him with Larry Krystkowiak on April 3. Since then, eight more scholarship players with eligibility remaining have left the […]


2003: Laurie Fine Verified Same Tape ESPN Buried

In 2003 ESPN received an audio tape from Bobby Davis, who alleged that it included the recorded voice of Bernie Fine’s wife.

(Laurie Fine verified voice on tape in’03. Where was World Wide Leader?)
In the tape, Laurie Fine acknowledged her husband’s sexual abuse of a child - Davis himself - on multiple occasions while also […]


ESPN: Worldwide Leader in Endangering Children

Strong statement?

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Why Didn’t ESPN Give Fine Tape To Authorities?

Today ESPN released excerpts of a tape-recorded phone conversation between the wife of Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine and a man who claims Fine repeatedly sexually molested him beginning when he was in the seventh grade.

(Fine acknowledgement of abuse not enough for ESPN to give tape to cops?)
The audio, recorded on Oct. 8, […]


Meyer Agrees To Coach Buckeyes, Building Staff

Multiple sources close to the Ohio State football program have confirmed that Urban Meyer is assembling a coaching staff after agreeing to become the next head football coach at Ohio State.

(9/3/2011: Meyer & Ohio St. Athletic Director Gene Smith at Ohio Stadium)
The deal between Meyer and Ohio State was consumated in principle earlier this week […]


Could SEC Jumping Gun Bog Down Mizzou Move?

As first noted by Clay Travis of OutKickTheCoverage.com, the Southeastern Conference accidently posted a live, viewable article available to users of its official website that announced the news that the University of Missouri had officially joined the SEC. The SEC’s official site also accidentally posted multiple other live, viewable Missouri-related articles that were produced in […]


Beasley Admits NCAA Sins, Implicates Huggins

Eric Prisbell and Steve Yanda of the WASHINGTON POST report that as part of a current Maryland Circuit Court case, Michael Beasley recently revealed stunning details about his recruitment to Kansas State and one year-stay at the school.

(PDF: See Pages 7-8)
In a counterclaim filed late last month by attorney Mark A. Smith on behalf […]


Auburn Athletic Dept: Federal Court Racism Claim

The 2010 opening of the new Auburn basketball arena was a triumph for the school’s athletic department.

But Auburn Athletic Department staff layoffs during the transition from the Beard-Eaves Coliseum to the new facility has precipitated an ugly dispute now scheduled to play out in Federal Court.
Of the 11 employees who lost their Auburn Athletic Department […]


Exclusive: Bully Gillispie Already Wrecking Tech

Last we left Billy Gillispie here at SbB, he had signed away as much as $3 million of his own money as part of “loan” agreement - at up to 65% annual interest! - with now-outed Ponzi schemer Jim Donnan.

(Gillispie may have lost millions in two separate Ponzi schemes this summer)
The extent of Gillispie’s […]