Steven Jackson Is Not A Big Fan Of Scott Linehan

The people of Missouri are probably pretty grateful for the Missouri Tigers football team right now, because at least they’re good. They’re so good, in fact, that some people would probably consider them favorites in a game against either of Missouri’s professional football teams. On one side of the state there’s the Kansas City Chiefs, on the other side there’s the St. Louis Rams, and in the middle there are a bunch of people wondering what went wrong.

Rams running back Steven Jackson isn’t one of those people, as he knows exactly what’s wrong in St. Louis. Steven doesn’t seem to be a very big fan of his head coach Scott Linehan, and yesterday he went on the radio to let his coach know that he doesn’t agree with the decision to bench Marc Bulger for Trent Green.

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Katarina’s Playboy Past Too Provocative For ESPN

We’re a little camera shy, so we’ll take our next Philippe order to go.

• Is Katarina Witt’s Playboy past too worrisome for the Worldwide Leader?

Katarina Witt skating

Bruce Pearl uses the ol’ hug excuse to text Erin Andrews. Does this guy know how to operate or what?

• A funny photo of Kyle Korver cowering on the court.

David Stern puts the hammer down on homer TV announcers.

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Trent Green Not Following Favre Into Retirement

As Brett Favre enjoys the fanfare of (finally) ending a Hall-of-Fame career on his own terms, Trent Green starts looking for another team after being cleared to play over the weekend.

Trent Green stretcher rollout

Favre’s 253 consecutive starts set the standard for durability in the NFL. Conversely, Green, who has produced respectably when healthy, has played in only 13 games over the past two seasons. Read more…

Green Means (Officially) Gone For Bill Parcells

The MIAMI HERALD reports that new Dolphins management continues to clean house, as the team has released nine players on Monday, including four veteran starters.

Trent Green stretcher Dolphins injury

QB Trent Green, WR Marty Booker, OT L.J. Shelton & DT Keith Traylor were among those given the hook. New Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland said in a statement, “It’s especially difficult to release players who have been productive and valued members of the organization. However, we feel these decisions are in the best interest of the team.”

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Ready Bad Idea Dept.: Bringing Back Trent Green

Trent Green concussion

The PALM BEACH POST reports today that the Dolphins are giving serious thought to bringing back quarterback Trent Green for the 2008 season.

PBP: “Dolphins football operations chief Bill Parcells and General Manager Jeff Ireland have reached out to Green to express their interest in his return.

Green sat out most of last season after getting concussed (again) in a game against the Houston Texans on Oct. 7. He had suffered previous concussion problems with the Chiefs, and his departure from the Fins this season was viewed as de facto retirement.

Green himself has since been strangely enthusiastic about the possibility, even before the news today. And his agent Jim Steiner echoed that sentiment in the Post report.

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SbB Faces Curt Schilling This Week in Strat-O-Matic Action

• This week, SbB’s Royals takes on Curt Schilling’s Red Sox in hot SPORTING NEWS Strat-O-Matic action:

SbB Girl Charity KC hat Curt Schilling

• CONSTRUDA lays it out, as Hawaii QB Colt Brennan gets bulldogged by Fresno State.• AWFUL ANNOUNCING gets down with Verne Lundquist doin’ tha Souja Boy.

• 100% INJURY RATE plops in front of the tube, as they enjoy these old-school athlete commercials:

Magic Johnson 7up TV ad

• THE GRAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS calls child services, as Lee Corso & Regis Philbin will make your kids hate you.• DOUBLE A ZONE explains how a team like Gardner-Webb can knock off a team like Kentucky.

• WAGGLE ROOM gets its groove on, as Justin Timberlake joins the PGA Tour:

Justin Timberlake Caddyshack Gopher

• MR. IRRELEVANT is bedeviled by Duke’s next Great White Hope.• NATION OF ISLAM SPORTSBLOG tries to let the echoes sleep, as they root for Duke over Notre Dame this weekend.

Trent Green, take note - Oregon State’s Lyle Moevao shows you how a QB should block a defender:

• ARMCHAIR GM has some fiscal tips on how A-Rod can spend his hoped-for $350 million.• GAMESPOT reviews NCAA March Madness 08.