Alabama Football Annual Fan Day: 100 Yard Gasp

Or as they call it in Lee County:

The Running of the GumpsĀ®.
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ESPN Irrevocably Damaged Feldman’s Livelihood

In the aftermath of ESPN executives suspending Bruce Feldman for doing nothing wrong, and then lying to the national media and public about the nature of Feldman’s senseless punishment, we now have our first real world example of how the conduct by those ESPN executives has irreparably damaged Feldman’s ability to do his job in […]


ESPN Threatened Feldman’s Career At Company

Thursday Bruce Feldman was suspended indefinitely by ESPN for his involvement with the new Mike Leach book, Swing Your Sword.

(Leach book sales skyrocketed after ESPN suspended Feldman)
During a Thursday conference call that included ESPN Vice President and Director of News Vince Doria, ESPN THE MAGAZINE Editor-in-Chief & ESPN Books Editorial Director Gary Hoenig, Editor-in-Chief […]


Leach: Feldman Had ESPN Approval For His Book

Mike Leach appeared Friday morning on WQAM-AM in Miami to discuss his new book, Swing Your Sword, with morning show host Joe Rose.

(SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s Stewart Mandel led #freebruce charge on Twitter)
During the interview, Rose asked Leach about the recent decision by ESPN Vice President and Director of News Vince Doria, ESPN THE MAGAZINE Editor-in-Chief […]


Ex-Bama Star Tyrone Prothro Now a Bank Teller

Five years ago today in a game against Florida, former Alabama star receiver and kick returner Tyrone Prothro suffered a horrific leg injury that is burned into the memory of not just Crimson Tide football fans, but anyone who remembers seeing the play.

The injury came in the fourth quarter of a 31-3 blowout of the […]


‘Rudy’ Making Movie About Wayne Newton Shrine

Norm Clarke of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL has some delightful news about Rudy Ruettiger, the walk-on Notre Dame football player who inspired the feature film, “Rudy”.

Clarke reports, “Ruettiger has been involved in shooting a documentary of the transformation of (Wayne) Newton’s Casa de Shenandoah ranch into a Graceland-style tourist attraction.”
You heard Norm right, Ruettiger […]


Dad’s ‘Reality Show’ Hope: Teen Sailor Responds

Monday the NEW YORK POST reported (via Rick Chandler’s Out of Bounds) that the father of teen sailor Abby Sunderland signed a contract to do a reality show, “about his family of daredevil kids weeks after she set off on her doomed and dangerous solo sail around the globe.”

(Abby Sunderland Reality Show Trailer Video Below) […]


Video: ABC-TV Profiles Our Claudia From Bolivia

Though two years too late, El Paso ABC affiliate KVIA-TV recently sent a reporter to Bolivia to profile former UTEP hoops hottie Claudia Lampe Porras.

We first featured Claudia in early 2008 when she was still playing for the Miners. She’s since returned to her modeling career in Bolivia after a two year stint at […]


A Fine Cartoon On Dock Ellis’ LSD-Fueled No-No

If you haven’t seen this yet, buckle up, kiddies; it’s time to look back at a different time, a different era, back when men were men, women were burning bras, and pitchers were on acid on the mound. The legend of Dock Ellis‘ no-hitter while he was high is relatively well-known, but most people just […]


From The NBA To Iraq: Meet The Real King James

So this seems like a good way to start the day — a story about a former NBA first-round draft pick who rides around in a HumVee. Not too impressive, until you realize the vehicle is located in Iraq, and the former baller in question — Tim James — has been deployed there in the […]