‘Woody Plaige’: ESPNer Stole Quotes From Story

Today venerable sports media reporter John Ourand noted from his Twitter account that quotes contained in his April 4, 2011, piece about the early history of ESPN for SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL were “identical” to remarks reported in a Sunday DENVER POST article containing the byline of full-time ESPN Around The Horn personality and Post columnist Woody […]

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Alabama Football Player Dies In Jacksonville Area

*UPDATE*: Fernandina Beach, Florida police say Alabama offensive lineman Aaron Douglas was found dead at the scene on the second-floor balcony of a residence Thursday morning after attending a party there the night before. The cause of Douglas’ death remains unknown pending a medical examination.

A Knoxville radio talk show host has confirmed through the University […]

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UT AD Reaches Out To Media Celebrating Cuonzo

After Tennessee announced it had hired Cuonzo Martin as its new basketball coach last night, school athletic director Mike Hamilton felt the need to reach out to social media.

As you can see from the above screenshot of his official Twitter account, Hamilton proceeded to retweet positive media reaction to Tennessee’s Martin.
Okay I made that last […]

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Armed Robbery: How Did Auburn Miss The Signs?

10 days ago four Auburn football players committed armed robbery at an Alabama trailer park.

From these photos - which were taken before the crime - it’s hard to believe that the Auburn coaching staff and athletic department somehow didn’t see the signs of what might happen.

Wait a minute…
The four Auburn football players pictured above, Daren […]

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One Auburn Player Who Isn’t Wasn’t Getting Paid

Last Thursday thanks to Twitter, we nailed down at least one college football player who we know isn’t getting paid: Auburn starting strong safety Mike McNeil.

(Another satisfied Colonial Bank depositor?)
And wouldn’t you know it, couple-three hours later he was former Auburn starting strong safety Mike McNeil.

Though Gary Danielson was way ahead of this on […]

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Sullinger’s Length is Actually Strength. On Twitter.

Though he has thoroughly dominated college basketball this season, some have wondered if Ohio State star basketball player Jared Sullinger lacks the length required to be a star NBA player.

If Sullinger’s Twitter account is any indication, that shouldn’t be an issue.
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NCAA Snoop Asked Oregon Recruit About Swag

Yesterday I reported that top Oregon football recruit and former L.A. high school football star De’anthony Thomas Tweeted from his personal account that he had met with NCAA investigators on Wednesday.

(Snoop Dogg’s son Cordell Broadus and De’anthony Thomas)
Thomas, one of the top 2011 high school football prospects in the country, recently signed to play football […]

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NCAA Had ‘Meeting’ With Prized Oregon Recruit?

Interesting Tweet late Wednesday from one of the crown jewels of Oregon’s 2011 recruiting class, De’Anthony Thomas:
JUST GOT. OUT OF A MEETING WIT THE NCAA PEOPLE MAN IT FELT LIKE I WAS TALKING TO THE POLICE

Thomas’ decision to attend Oregon was a controversial one, marked by a last-second flip from USC to Eugene.
On the day […]

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Matt Barkley’s Twitter: Calm Amid Controversy

USC Quarterback Matt Barkley is among the most thoughtful and fun follows on Twitter. Barkley represents the best of what Twitter has to offer in that he gives fans an accurate view of his daily life while also spicing in measured opinions about current events and a wide array of relevant subjects.

We were provided a […]

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Solo Iverson Watches All-Star Game At Wet Willies

Last month I reported that Allen Iverson, who was playing for a pro team in Turkey at the time, had suffered a leg injury and would likely return to the United States to have it examined by an American doctor.

At that time, Iverson’s manager sounded hopeful that his client would return to his Turkish team […]

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