Earlier today Oklahoma-based website TheLostOgle.com reported on a recent Tweet by Skip Bayless in which the ESPN personality cited his own high school basketball career while making a point about star NBA guard Russell Westbrook.
In a Tweet dated March 31, 2012, Bayless reported to his hundreds of thousands of followers on Twitter.com, “I started for […]
In departing for Arizona State today, ex-Pittsburgh football coach Todd Graham chose to inform Panther players of the news via forwarded text message from a Pitt football staffer.
As you might expect, such a lack of respect from a now-former coach did not sit well with at least one Pitt football player: Panther receiver Devin Street.
In a statement to Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston today, Arizona State Chief Operating Officer Steve Patterson said that the school was no longer pursuing current SMU football coach June Jones for its own football coaching position.
Patterson: “June Jone is not going to be our coach. The process continues.”
In response to Patterson’s announcement […]
A major announcement by Arizona Athletic Director Greg Byrne today signaled the future of the school’s football program.
(Arizona AD used clever Twitter post, photo to announce next football coach)
Byrne’s attention-grabbing Twitter and photography skills left the media and college football fans agog as they pondered the possibilities of social media.
He also happened to hire […]
On Dec. 23, 2010, Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith announced that multiple Buckeye football players, including Terrelle Pryor, Dan Herron and DeVier Posey, Mike Adams and Solomon Thomas had been suspended for five games in 2011 for receiving extra benefits in the form of tattoos and cash from Columbus tattoo parlor owner and convicted […]
Six days ago photos first surfaced online of Alabama football players signing memorabilia inside T-Town Menswear, a Tuscaloosa clothing store located three miles from the University of Alabama campus.
The photos, uploaded to the Facebook accounts of store owner and proprietor Tom Al-Betar, also showed current, signed Alabama player memorabilia on display inside the store.
Among some […]
Tuesday Nick Saban commented for the first time about the relationship of current Alabama football players to T-Town Menswear store owner Tom Al-Betar.
Saban told Ian Fitzsimmons of ESPN 103.3 in Dallas:
“Our compliance people have been on top of this for a long time. I think this is an example of somebody…it’s not a […]
After I reported the news yesterday that ESPN had suspended college football writer Bruce Feldman on Thursday morning, a subsequent tsunami of socially-networked support for the sports journalist was so overwhelming that “Bruce Feldman” was the top trending topic on Twitter.com throughout Thursday evening and into Friday morning.
Of that remarkable reax, I’m reminded of this […]
Former Mississippi high school football prospect C.J. Johnson de-committed from Mississippi State deep into the 2011 recruiting process, signing instead with Ole Miss in early February.
As chronicled here five months ago, Johnson told the media he reneged on his promise to MSU because, at least in part, he was upset by comments made by alleged […]
Last January C.J. Johnson was a five-star Mississippi high school football recruit trying to decide between Ole Miss and Mississippi State.
Upon ruling out the Maroons, Johnson posted this comment on his Facebook page:
This is my last facebook post and I’m gonna leave facebook with this Linda Johnson has never worked as a house worker making […]