Cream Cheese Causes Coach To Cancel Twittering

• Who would have though cream cheese on bagels would be the downfall of George Mason coach Jim Larranaga’s Twittering career?

Jim Larranaga George Mason cream cheese bagel

(”Go away! You’ve caused me enough trouble!”)

• Broncos fans boo Jay Culter on his return to Denver. And the way Kyle Orton has been playing, expect a lot more booing from Mile High this year.

• But there’s plenty of cheering at NBC, where Sunday’s Broncos-Bears matchup netted the highest ratings for a preseason game in five years.

• Holy subterranean living! Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger is building himself a batcave down in New Mexico.

• A Louisville-area high school football coach is facing homicide charges after one of his players collapsed & died during practice.

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Sports Journalism’s New Frontier — College Sites?

If you haven’t received your newspaper this morning, it’s possibly because you subscribe to the SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, or a variety of other fine publications that are no longer in printed existence. Your dog: Depressed, due to nothing to fetch. I would suggest stop paying the bill.

But if you’re a sports reporter, what are you going to do with that journalism degree now that newspapers are becoming more scarce than leftovers at the Yankee training table? The answer for many: College websites. Read more…