Woody Paige’s School Of Journaliffen: Chapter 3

Wednesday morning Woody Paige confirmed - a second time - to Denver’s Westword magazine that a 2009 Dan Le Batard plagiarism claim against him over a 1995 Super Bowl column was untrue.

With Paige now doubly certain that he did not plagiarize or fabricate his Jan. 29, 1995, Denver Post column despite multiple, unconfirmed factual details […]

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Columnist Confirms Paige Plagiarized Le Batard

EXCLUSIVE: Last week I reported that ESPN’s Woody Paige had lifted quotes from an April 4 story published by SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL to fill out his June 5 column in the DENVER POST.

In SportsBusiness Journal reporter John Ourand’s original story, published over two months ago, he wrote:
Maxwell recalls sitting in an Anaheim, Calif., bar […]

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Colts.com: Teeny Bikini Videos Of Ex-Cheerleader

A week ago I reported on the wrongful termination lawsuit of former Colts cheerleader Malori Wampler against the NFL team.

(Video is NSFW)
Last November, the Colts claimed they fired Wampler because the club was sent photos by a fan of her wearing only body paint at a Playboy promotional event in 2010.
The efficacy of Wampler’s ouster […]

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Body Paint Photo Of Cheerleader Fired By Colts

Last Thursday former Indianapolis Colts cheerleader Malori Wampler filed a lawsuit against the team contesting her November 15, 2010, termination by club.

(Click-through photo is not-safe-for-work. Obviously.)
Wampler was fired after a Colts fan forwarded the club photos of her wearing only body paint at a 2010 Playboy Magazine promotional event.
According to the lawsuit, before Wampler […]

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Rex Ryan Sets Record for Hang Time on ‘Hannity’

As Rex Ryan is out promoting a new book, he’s been making the media rounds, including a recent booking on the FOX News show Hannity.

(Never Seen a Punt With a 7-Minute Hang Time? Here You Go!)
Since most of what we know about the New York Jets coach is his perspective on football […]

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Did Vikes Swallow Purple Drank Served By Jimbo?

One of the more unexpected picks during the NFL Draft last week was the Minnesota Vikings taking oft-injured Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder with the 12th overall selection.

When later asked why the Vikings selected Ponder, Minnesota Head Coach Leslie Frazier said:
“I just felt like his character is going to get him through some of the […]

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Video: Did Saban’s Draft Disbelief Reach Carroll?

One of the surprises of the NFL Draft’s first round Thursday night was the Seahawks selecting Alabama offensive lineman James Carpenter with its 25th overall selection.

When NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the pick, the NFL Network splashed the candid - and disbelieving - reax of Alabama coach Nick Saban to Seattle’s choice. As Goodell revealed […]

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Cam Asked: ‘What’s an Auburn Play Sound Like?’

Sunday night on ESPN’s classroom-themed Gruden’s QB camp, Jon Gruden asked Cam Newton to recall what it was like under to run the Gus Bus.

Gruden to Newton: “Call something at Auburn that’s a little verbal. What would be a little verbal? Any recollection on that? Gimme something. What’s an Auburn play sound like?”
From Newton’s response, […]

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Video: Biggest Ford Field Bust Since Matt Millen?

We may have evidence that Matt Millen’s inexplicably interminable tenure as Lions GM is now a distance memory in Detroit.

(Welcome To Detroit. The Motorboat City)
How else to explain the reaction from Ford Field fans in the video below during the Vikings-Lions game last season?
Then again, I guess it makes sense.  With Millen gone, […]

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Pat Dye Jr. Cuffed At Combine, Sexton Escapes

Saturday Mike Florio of NBC Sports and Pro Football Talk broke the news that up to two NFL player agents may have improperly gained entrance to the NFL combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

(Sexton and Dye, Jr. joined forces last November)
NFL rules prohibit NFL player agents from attending NFL combine activities in person.
In […]

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