Blog Jam: Carroll Calls Kiffin Firing “Dark Moment”

• The ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER hears some sharp words from Pete Carroll over the Raiders firing his former assistant Lane Kiffin: “I couldn’t really be more disappointed for the game of football. I thought today was really a dark moment. To go to that level … hurts football, the NFL and coaching. It wasn’t necessary at all.”

Pete Carroll Lane Kiffin USC

Gee, you’d think Pete was coming off of an upsetting upset to an unranked underdog or something.

• SPORTS CRACKLE POP wants you to help out under-funded schools badly in need of athletic support. If you do, they’ll let you write on their blog!

• DC SPORTS BOG runs up news of the latest trend in marathon bathroom breaks - VIP port-a-potties! (And check out the name of the port-a-potty provider.)

• BUSTED COVERAGE chows down on how Erin Andrews loves to start her mornings when in Tampa: “I always go to Village Inn for breakfast with my dad Steve. I crush the French toast, scrambled eggs and bacon. I’m totally excited for that.”

• In case you were wondering why LARRY BROWN SPORTS hasn’t been updating much recently, it’s just a small matter of stomach surgery. Get well, LB!

• MR. IRRELEVANT comes across his old sports ethics professor selling George Mason Final Four rings on eBay. Doesn’t sound very ethical to us.

• POPO IN MY CRIB knows the best way to predict MLB postseason winners - by comparing players’ hairstyles.

• BABES LOVE BASEBALL understands that the Detroit Tigers have some jobs opening up in their pitching coach department.

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