Video: Jerry Sandusky Smoking Gun NBC Deleted

On November 15, 2011, NBC’s “Today” aired a video clip from an interview between Bob Costas and Jerry Sandusky.

During the interview, Sandusky said to Costas:
“I didn’t go around seeking out every young person for sexual needs that I’ve helped. There are many (children) I didn’t have — I hardly had any contact with.”

For whatever reason […]


Boxscores Never Lie, Tweet Absurd Exaggerations

Earlier today Oklahoma-based website 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, “I started for […]


Panther on ‘Liar’ Graham: ‘I feel like dirt, abused’

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 […]


Arizona AD’s 140 Keys To School’s Football Future

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 […]


Feldman Rallying Cry Sends ESPNers Into Hiding

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 throughout Thursday evening and into Friday morning.

Of that remarkable reax, I’m reminded of this […]


Rebel Doesn’t Miss Range Rover: ‘Too Many Miles’

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 […]


Rebel Felled By Twitter After Facebook ‘Goodbye’

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 […]


‘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 […]


Ohio State University: Accountability Rings Hollow

How nuts are Buckeyes about their Ohio State football? One of the most honored positions a former OSU player can land is President of the “Gold Pants Club.”

That’s the man charged with the distribution of the now-infamous gold pants trinkets to OSU players who beat Michigan.
Currently, former Ohio State star offensive lineman and NFL great […]


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 […]