Monthly Archives: August 2010

USC stripped of 2004 Rice Trophy

The Football Writers Association of America decided today to take back the 2004 Grantland Rice Trophy from USC.  This is the latest in a string of penalties in response to NCAA violations involving former running back Reggie Bush. USC has … Continue reading

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The lost Matt Christopher novels

Matt Christopher was a prolific children’s author whose novels centered around sports. Books like The Catcher with the Glass Arm, The Kid who Only Hit Homers and Tough to Tackle are credited with turning many reluctant young readers on to … Continue reading

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Season ticket holder etiquette

With the regular season in the NFL and the beginning of the college football season fast approaching, now is as good a time as ever to go over an important, yet often overlooked, aspect of attending football games. I’m talking … Continue reading

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Jay Mariotti arrested finally

The world rejoiced this weekend to learn that ESPN personality and sports columnist Jay Mariotti was arrested. Police picked up Mariotti over a domestic violence incident. He wasn’t arrested up until now because apparently gross exaggeration, overuse of cliche’s, hypocrisy … Continue reading

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Roger Clemens’ chances against the feds

The federal government indicted Roger Clemens on six counts of perjury and obstructing Congress on Thursday. The question is, is he going to jail or not? A lot of that depends on the talents and abilities of Rusty Hardin, Clemens’ … Continue reading

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Dungy: Rex Ryan swears too much, and other complaints

Former NFL head coach Tony Dungy in a recent interview expressed his dismay with New York Jets coach Rex Ryan’s cursing during practices. Of course, Ryan’s cursing is on display for the world due to the HBO documentary Hard Knocks … Continue reading

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Lebron motivated by former owner’s comments

In a recent GQ article, Lebron James says Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert’s letter to fans, which blasted James for embarrassing the Cavs on national television, gives him a lot of motivation. “That’s the kind of thing I needed to motivate … Continue reading

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