Texas Tech Actually Might Fire Mike Leach? No!

Texas Tech’s Mike Leach may not be Texas Tech’s Mike Leach for much longer as both sides play hard(foot)ball on a new contract to replace the one that currently extends through the 2010 season.  Therefore, both sides are playing the media with the deft footwork one usually attributes to alum Bam Morris.

Mike Leach Texas Tech

(Kiss it… KISS IT!)

The school tells the media that Leach needs to accept its 5-yr/$12.7m offer by 5 pm CT today or try again after next season while hinting more quietly that they could just cut loose the man that brought the franchise to the Cotton Bowl in January. After all, how could Leach be so cruel as to take money away from poor college students with his crass greed?

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Former NBAer Blount Busted With Lots Of Blunts

The CINCINNATI ENQUIRER reports that former Cincinnati Bearcat star and NBA journeyman Corie Blount was arrested on Thursday and charged with felony marijuana possession. It’s the least-shocking sports arrest since NHL player Rick Crayck* was busted for cocaine.

Corie Blount

And it wasn’t just - well, a blunt - that Blount was arrested for. Police confiscated more 29 pounds of marijuana from his house, along with $29,500 in cash, three vehicles and three guns. That’s a lot of pot - not quite Bam Morris level, but an impressive amount none the less, as you can see:

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