On November 15, 2011, NBC’s “Today” aired a video clip from an interview between Bob Costas and Jerry Sandusky.
During the interview, Sandusky said to Costas:
“I didn’t go around seeking out every young person for sexual needs that I’ve helped. There are many (children) I didn’t have — I hardly had any contact with.”
For whatever reason […]
NBC News reports today that law enforcement authorities have uncovered emails that show Penn State President Graham Spanier, PSU Vice President Gary Schultz and PSU Athletic Director Tim Curley “discussed whether they needed to tell authorities about a 2001 allegation involving a late night encounter between a naked Sandusky and a young boy […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In 10 1/2 years of operating SbB, I’ve never been sued or been faced with any serious legal action. None.
(Texas Tech rep IMG fired legal guns 72 hours after SbB’s BCG revelations)
Over the years I’ve reported on Texas Tech quite a bit - especially as it pertains to Mike Leach, and more recently, Tommy […]
On June 7 Dan Patrick Show Executive Producer Paul Pabst reported that nine months after the Heisman Trophy Trust decided to cancel Reggie Bush’s 2005 award, the former USC running back had not yet returned the actual trophy.
During those nine months, Pabst also noted that Heisman Trophy Trust officials had repeatedly contacted Reggie Bush’s agent […]
Three months ago I posted a piece about two writers on the Comedy Central show tosh.0 who happen to be University of Alabama grads and diehard Crimson Tide football fans.
(To donate $10, text “Alabama tornado relief” to 90999 or go here. )
Thanks to their background, Alabama, and more specifically, Nick Saban, is often the […]
Friday afternoon Rusty Miller of the ASSOCIATED PRESS reported that highly regarded Ohio State football public relations point person Shelly Poe had been re-assigned within the Ohio State sports information department.
Poe is one of the very, very few public relations persons highly respected by both the media and industry peers. (Thanks to a tireless work […]
Today the official Facebook page of Louisiana State University posted this ominous photo of the Mississippi River:
(Mappage of spillways north of Baton Rouge)
The photo was taken atop the Baton Rouge levee, just a few hundred feet from the LSU campus and less than a mile from Tiger Stadium.
WWL-AM in New Orleans reports that to […]