ESPN Was Likely To Part Ways With James In April

Earlier this year while discussing a potential run for a U.S. Senate seat in Texas, Craig James said he didn’t think his documented, prominent role in Mike Leach’s ouster at Texas Tech would affect his political aspirations.

 (”No“)
From Glenn Hunter of D Magazine on Jan. 31, 2011,

ESPN college football analyst Craig James, who’s weighing a […]

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Transcript: Joe Paterno’s Grand Jury Testimony

The date is January 12th, 2011, 11:06 a.m. The questions were asked by Ms. Jonelle Eshbach, Witness, Joseph V. Paterno.
Q: Would you please introduce yourself to the Grand Jury?
Mr. Paterno: My name is Joseph V. Paterno.
Q: I’m sure everyone in the room knows, but just in case there’s anyone that doesn’t, how are you employed?

Mr. […]

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Pitt Hires UW Assistant Chryst As Football Coach

In a Thursday morning press release, Pittsburgh announced that Wisconsin assistant football coach Paul Chryst has agreed to become its head football coach.

Chryst will be introduced to the public at a 3pm ET press conference at the Panthers’ practice facility.
Multiple sources also confirmed that Chryst will retain his duties as offensive coordinator of Wisconsin in […]

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Real-Life ‘Jerry Maguire’ Facing Jail Over Debts?

Last week an Orange County (CA) court bench warrant was issued for the arrest of the man who helped to inspire the movie, “Jerry Maguire.”

(DON’T LOAN LEIGH THE MONEY!!)
In public documents available on the Orange County Superior Court’s official website, the Dec. 15, 2011, warrant (pdf) followed a Dec. 13, 2010, Orange County court […]

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Vermeil: Sandusky Misportrayed, ‘Cared’ For Kids

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 […]

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Search Party! Firm Scammed Rams For 250 Grand

Yesterday Colorado State Athletic Director Jack Graham introduced Jim McElwain as the school’s new football coach at a press conference in Fort Collins. The new CSU coach’s appearance and remarks to the large gathering of media and Rams fans was standard fare until McElwain opened the floor for questions from the media.

Instead of the initial […]

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Panther on ‘Liar’ Graham: ‘I feel like dirt, abused’

In departing for Arizona State today, ex-Pittsburgh football coach Todd Graham chose to inform Panther players of the news via forwarded text message from a Pitt football staffer.

As you might expect, such a lack of respect from a now-former coach did not sit well with at least one Pitt football player: Panther receiver Devin Street.

In […]

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Incestuous Penn State Still Endangering Children

Four days after tales of alleged child rape perpetrated by Jerry Sandusky surfaced in a Grand Jury presentment formalizing dozens of criminal charges against the former Penn State football coach, Sara Ganim and Jan Murphy of the HARRISBURG PATRIOT-NEWS reported of a power struggle within the Penn State Board of Trustees.

(PSU BOT Chair: Son on […]

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Video: Bama Habadashery Gets Tip From The Hat

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.
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Source: “Weakened State” Caused Paterno’s Fall

Less than a week after a Penn State athletic department source indicated to SbB that Joe Paterno’s health was in rapid decline and that the cancer Paterno has contracted “is much worse than the family has let on,” the ex-Penn State football coach reportedly fractured his pelvis in a fall at his home in State […]

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