LA Knows an “NBA Legend!” When It Tweets One

From the official Twitter account of Staples Center today:

Sam Perkins a legend? Please.


“who is good at writing papers????????? i pay…”

Today on Twitter Auburn football player Jordan Spriggs made an interesting offer to his nearly 500 followers:

man who is good at writing papers?????????????? i pay…
Spriggs’ Auburn teammate, senior defensive end Antoine Carter re-Tweeted Spriggs’ solicitation while lightly scolding the freshman defensive back:
u gotta be the dumbest person in the world lol


SbB Facebook Scoop Page Moved To New Address

I’ve fired up a Facebook account as an outlet for items you won’t see on Twitter or here.

The scoops are too long for Twitter but not long enough for a full post here.  So I’ve decided to use a Facebook fan page as an outlet for some of the juicy stuff I hear that might […]


UCLA Fan Sites Killed Defensive Coordinator Hire

Exactly one week ago, the USC DAILY TROJAN student newspaper reported that former USC assistant football coach Rocky Seto had accepted an offer to become UCLA’s Defensive Coordinator.

Originally included in that report was a text message attributed to Seto that read: “[I] accepted the position tonight to coordinate at UCLA. Praise the Lord!”
The same day, […]


Auburn Vet Etheridge Rips 17-Year-Old Kouandjio

Saturday on Twitter a prominent member of the Auburn Football Family provided us his unfiltered reaction to football recruit Cyrus Kouandjio joining his brother Arie Kouandjio at the University of Alabama.

From his official Twitter account, Zac Etheridge, a starting defensive back for the 2010 Auburn football team and longtime mainstay for the Tigers, Tweeted […]


Kouandjio Faxes Letter Of Intent To Crimson Tide

After announcing Wednesday he would be attending Auburn, Cyrus Kouandjio changed his mind today and has made it official:

He will join his brother Arie as a football player at the University of Alabama.
Kouandjio made the announcement on his personal Facebook account while Kristen Kenney of reported Saturday, “After spending the weekend discussing his decision […]


Cops Stop Phil Simms Attack On ESPN’s Howard

Saturday ESPN’s Desmond Howard reported on his official Twitter account that he was nearly physically attacked by CBS announcer Phil Simms while at the NFL Xperience exhibit in Dallas.

(Simms one hour before confrontation with Howard)
Howard reported in a serious of Tweets:
At NFL-Xperience and Phil Simms just threatened 2 hit me b/c I said his […]


Miss. State Player Now Suspended For Tweets

Early Thursday I noted a critical Tweet sent out by Mississippi State guard Ravern Johnson after a 75-61 loss to Alabama on Wednesday.

Johnson wrote on his Twitter account, which has since been deleted:
“Starting to see why people Transfer. You can play the minutes but not getting your talents shown because u watching someone else wit […]


Pat Dye’s Daughter Spotted On Recruit’s Facebook

Friday James Wagner of the WASHINGTON POST reported that prized high school football recruit Cyrus Kouandjio will decide between Auburn and Alabama on Monday.

(Dye’s daughter tries to convince Kouandjio to attend Auburn)
Kouandjio to the Post:
“I’m going to go through the weekend, sit down and talk to everybody. You know, see their opinions on things.”
“It’s so […]


Media: Twitter Separates Strong From The Tweet

Last night a garden variety SEC basketball game played out between Mississippi State and Alabama in Tuscaloosa. (In coasting to a 75-61 win, the Crimson Tide completed a season sweep of the Bulldogs.)

(See update on new story development at bottom of this post)
In past years, the game would ultimately be of no consequence, but […]