HBO Caves To Mayweather, Will Muzzle Merchant

HBO PPV provided the public with boxing’s most memorable showdown in 2011, televising a Sept. 17, 2011, ring exchange that somehow generated hundreds of millions of web video views despite the limited distribution of pay-per-view.

(HBO Allowing Mayweather to Censor Merchant, Lamps? Keep Reading) 
Six days ago, new HBO President Ken Hershman proudly announced an […]

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Media Sentences Paterno To Dept Of Corrections

After co-opting the WASHINGTON POST with his own personal crisis communications manager and high-priced criminal defense lawyer last weekend, somehow Joe Paterno still ended up in the RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER’s department of corrections on Sunday:

That’ll come as no surprise to Penn Staters, who haven’t been shy in decrying the injustices they claim have been […]

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Video of Random Sideline Guy Frightening Saban

Looks like someone put Tom Al-Betar’s sideline pass to good use.

(A Star is Born)
Sadly though, I’ve been told Alabama football legend Harvey Updyke didn’t see the field last night.
Though if I had Mal Moore fetching me chicken fingers and spiked cheerwine all night, I’d wouldn’t bother to leave President Witt’s suite either.
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Oregon Duck Spied in NBA Seats Money Can’t Buy

Last night during the Lakers-Blazers game in Portland, longtime PDX media personality Dwight Jaynes noted on Twitter that Oregon running back Kenjon Barner was at the game and seated courtside.

A photo of Barner, who is a junior at the University of Oregon and reportedly mulling entering the NFL draft, was included as part of a […]

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So You Had Good Seats For USC-Stanford Game?

No you didn’t.

Colin Cowherd did.

Can’t get much lower than that, eh?

Not to mention, those seats absolutely kill.
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Ex-NDer: Botched Penalty Walkoff That Cost USC

Sunday I noted the botched call by Pac-12 Referee Michael Batlan that likely cost USC an opportunity to attempt a game-winning field goal against Stanford in its eventual 56-48 triple-overtime loss to the Cardinal.

But as preposterous as that officiating error was, at least it involved a sliver of subjectivity.
You can’t say the same for the […]

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Are Rhoads Explosions Taking Toll On Iowa State?

This week a less-than-private debate in and around Ames, Iowa, has broken out about the behavior of Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads during Texas A&M’s 33-17 win over the Cyclones at Jack Trice Stadium last Saturday.

Rhoads was seen on the ESPN telecast late in the second quarter exploding at an official in a scene […]

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Photo Booth: Tressel Makes NFL Debut For Colts

Sunday for their game in New Orleans against the Saints, the Indianapolis Colts were finally able to debut their highly-anticipated expert on reliving bad calls: ex-Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel.

(Credit: NBC Sports)
Jim Irsay’s timing couldn’t have been more impeccable.
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Video: Notre Dame Football Losing Thy Religion

Late Saturday night longtime local Notre Dame flagship television station WNDU briefly headlined its USC-Notre Dame highlights - narrated by sports anchor Angelo Di Carlo - with: “Crist Not The Savior.”

The word play from the game, which saw ND fall 31-17, referred to the backfire visited upon the Irish after backup Notre Dame quarterback Dane […]

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Did Richt Call UGA Player, Asst Coach ‘Dumbass’?

A postgame scene on the field between Vanderbilt Coach James Franklin and Georgia Defensive Coordinator Todd Grantham last Saturday has led to Grantham being reprimanded by UGA AD Greg McGarity - with the SEC mulling possible punishment for the UGA DC.

(WSMV-TV Nashville: Richt-Franklin video source)
Though videotape of the incident between the two coaches […]

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