JaMarcus Russell Arrested Over Codeine Syrup

Daniela Werner of the Mobile (Ala.) Press-Register reports that JaMarcus Russell was arrested on Monday for possession of a controlled substance.

That controlled substance: codeine syrup.


Video: Tornado Rips 12,000-Seat Arena Roof Off

The largest arena in the state of Montana is without a roof today after a tornado tore through Billing on Sunday. The 12,000-seat Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark was heavily damaged by winds exceeding 100 mph and left the local pro indoor football team without a permanent home.

The BILLINGS GAZETTE reports that Yellowstone County […]


Pics: Did Deion Put C-Note On Son’s Youth Game?

Last March, Jean-Jacques Taylor of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS wrote a nice piece about how Deion Sanders was establishing eight teams in a Dallas youth football league in an attempt to, “turn city-owned Wheatland Park into a thriving youth football complex.”

(Sanders allegedly collecting payoff from youth league game)
The above photo was taken on Sept. […]


“Hand” Of Mugshotted Gator Goes On Rampage

The ORLANDO SENTINEL reports this morning Florida redshirt freshman defensive tackle Gary Brown “faces two counts of misdemeanor battery for allegedly slapping a woman and scratching another Sunday morning.”

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brown, 19, at 7:23 a.m. after his open hand struck the face of a woman trying to kick people out of a […]


Football With Marisa Miller: Pop, Snap, Crackle

I’d seen the pics of Tom Arnold committing misdemeanor sexual battery pulling down a commando Marisa Miller’s pants during a celebrity flag football game during Super Bowl week in Miami, but I hadn’t seen any large, closeup shots.

(Real time analysis from a coaching legend)
Until now.


Saints Performed a Miracle For New Orlea BOOB

Please god.

Other unnecessaries:

Morning after buzzkill:

Now for the real reason Dwight Freeney was ineffective last night:


PG-13? Kiffin Uses 7th-Grader For Publicity Stunt

Ramona Shelburne of ESPNLosAngeles.com reports:

Thursday evening (USC football coach Lane) Kiffin received a verbal commitment from 13-year old wunderkind quarterback David Sills of Bear, Del.
Okay, take a breath. What the hell is going on?
The ‘commitment’, which means absolutely nothing and can be rescinded by either party at any time, is the handiwork of Sills personal […]


Gammo: Fans ‘Don’t Care To Know’ About ‘Roids?

Peter Gammons is a treasure. Love watching and listening to him. No one knows or cares more about baseball.

(ARod gave steroid confession to Gammons last February)
But something he wrote today @ MLB.com about the ongoing media and fan treatment of Mark McGwire disturbed me a little.
Clearly the baseball public is different than the public […]


The Blind’s Side: Irony Lost On Lingerie Lineman

Thanks to the FT. MYERS NEWS-PRESS, we have our first confirmed Lingerie Football League MILF: Tampa Breeze lineman Carie Small.

(She goes both ways. In the game. On the line. Nevermind.)
Mother of a nine-year-old son, irony takes a standing-eight in the opening round of her N-P profile:
“People first think that this is just powder puff […]


Shanahan Agrees To Become New Redskins Coach

Mike Klis of the DENVER POST reports that Mike Shanahan has agreed to become the next head coach of the Washington Redskins.

Shanahan is expected to sign a five-year deal worth about $7 million a year, with the Redskins making the official announcement on Wednesday.
The move is also good news for Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, […]