How Craig James Faked His Son’s Football Career

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.”

(Literally)
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 […]

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2008: Ohio St. Broke Rules at Same Charity Event

EXCLUSIVE: Ohio State football players Jordan Hall, Travis Howard and Corey Brown remain suspended after the school recently reported to the NCAA that the three received $200 each - from envelopes - at a Cleveland charity event last February.

(Smith in ‘08: Non-compliant at same event Buckeyes were paid in 2011)
As part of its report […]

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Dinner: Trent’s Baby Daughters, Mom, BOOSTER!?

Here’s a photo - uploaded to Facebook on February 11, 2011 - of current Alabama star running back Trent Richardson, his two baby daughters and Richardson’s mother Katrina taken by disassociated Alabama booster and Tuscaloosa suit store owner Tom Al-Betar:

The photo was taken February 9, 2011 with the following Facebook caption provided by the disgraced […]

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Bama Star: Another Outing With Ousted Booster

Three weeks ago this now-deleted Facebook photo of Trent Richardson having dinner with officially disassociated Alabama booster and Tuscaloosa suit store owner Tom Al-Betar at a Japanese steakhouse in Tuscaloosa surfaced on the site outkickthecoverage.com:

(Evidence of  disgraced booster’s relationship to Bama stars piling up)
Now a new photo of Richardson and T-Town Menwear […]

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Why Is Nico Johnson Signing Cleats In Suit Store?

Friday I documented current starting Alabama linebacker Nico Johnson’s relationship with Tuscaloosa suit store owner and disassociated University of Alabama football booster Tom Al-Betar.

Facebook-dated and camera-timestamped photos and a now-deleted Facebook video posted by Al-Betar showed Johnson out to dinner with the defrocked Alabama booster twice and inside Al-Betar’s T-Town Menswear store on multiple occasions.

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ANOTHER Current Player? Bama Scandal Deepens

By now you know the University of Alabama has told the BIRMINGHAM NEWS and ESPN that it found “no (NCAA-rules related) wrongdoing” involving the relationship between current football players and Tuscaloosa suit store owner and formally disassociated University of Alabama booster Tom Al-Betar.

(Why is Nico Johnson out to dinner with disassociated booster Tom Al-Betar?)
Nick […]

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UCLA Fan Sites Killed Defensive Coordinator Hire

Exactly one week ago, the USC DAILY TROJAN student newspaper reported that former USC assistant football coach Rocky Seto had accepted an offer to become UCLA’s Defensive Coordinator.

Originally included in that report was a text message attributed to Seto that read: “[I] accepted the position tonight to coordinate at UCLA. Praise the Lord!”
The same day, […]

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Wildcat Rips Own Fans After Win Over Gamecocks

Three weeks ago I reported on Kentucky wide receiver Randall Cobb encouraging his Twitter followers to boycott Red Lobster because a hostess there had lamented the football team’s lack of success to him while he waited for a table. (Really.)

Saturday Cobb and his teammates went a long way to exorcising that so-called fan attitude with […]

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Video: Dodger Fans Boo McCourt At Torre Sendoff

For some reason the Dodgers thought it appropriate to provide Joe Torre a ceremonial sendoff at Dodger Stadium on Sunday.

(Pitchforks and Torre) 
Before the game against the Diamondbacks, Torre addressed the fans on the public address system and made the unfortunate mistake of bringing up owner Frank McCourt’s name.

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Texas Tech: Leach Firing Causes Academic Cuts

Saturday night ESPN enjoyed its highest rated bowl game telecast ever as Texas Tech defeated Michigan State in the Alamo Bowl. The game was played immediately following the unpopular firing of Red Raiders coach Mike Leach, and Tech fans made it clear during the broadcast that they were extremely unhappy with the decision to jettison […]

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