This is back in the day, when it was just bare-knuckles
Junior Seau was only 43 years old. He reportedly died from a single gun shot to the chest. Story below the pic.
According to a poll in nbcsports, Tim Tebow is the favorite among Republicans to run for President. But thing is he has to be 35 years old to run. Read more….
The feds shut down 16 sports streaming sites, nine of them based in Michigan. This happened after Tom Brady said he was watching last year’s Super Bowl on an illegal web site. Read more at NBC Sports
The future ain’t what it use to be.
Yogi Berra / player, manager and coach
The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.
Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno died Sunday morning (Jan. 22, 2012). He was 85 years old.
This is down right sad. It happened to a 16 year old Canucks fan, that was struck in the head by a San Jose Sharks fan. What makes it worse, is that the girl that was assaulted, has a brain tumor. Read it at NBC Sports/ProHockeyTalk
Bill Romanowski ranted about the loss by the Oakland Raiders to the Green Bay Packers. It is fun to listen and watch.
Former LA/Oakland Raiders Chester McGlockton is dead, at the young age of 42. Read it at the Oakland Tribune.
The Board of Trustees at Penn State, opted to let Joe Paterno go. The board made its decision, on Wednesday evening.
As a follower for more years than I can remember, it is hard to fathom what is going through Joe Paterno’s mind, after one of his long time assistant coaches, was arrested for sexual misconduct with minors. Paterno just recently got win number 409, making him coach with the most wins all-time, passing Grambling’s Eddie Robinson.
It is almost impossible to overestimate the impact Joe Paterno has had on Penn State since he joined Rip Engle’s staff in as a 23-year-old assistant in 1950.
Sixty-two years in one place, with one love, with one purpose – to win and act the right way.
So how does it all go wrong in four days?
It is impossible to overestimate how shocking the revelations of the weekend have been to the Penn State community and a community at large.
Paterno turns 85 on Dec. 21 and they were a thousand ways to imagine how his career mind end. This one was not on the list. Read more…
In Memory of Al Davis. The Autumn Wind
Click here to read the history of Al Davis.
Oakland Tribune is reporting, that Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis has died. He was 82 years old.
Its confirmed that Mike Flanagan, died from a self-inflicted gunshot to the face. He was one of my all-time Baltimore Orioles player to watch, and now may he rest in peace. Read it at CBS Sports
Unbelievable triple play.
Watch the best fake punt ever between the Buffalo Bills and Tennessee Titans.
According to the Boston Globe, Judge Reggie B. Walton has declared a mistrial in the Roger Clemens perjury trial.
“He’s entitled to a fair trial,” said Walton. “He now cannot get it.”
Ohio State University has forfeited all their 2010 football wins. Also they vacated their share of the Big 10 championship, and the win over Arkansas in the 2011 Sugar Bowl.
Responding to the NCAA’s investigation of a memorabilia-for-cash scandal that cost former head coach Jim Tressel is job and led to star quarterback Terrelle Pryor leaving school, the university also said Friday it is waiving a $250,000 fine imposed on Tressel and changing his resignation to a retirement. The move contradicts a comment university President Gordon Gee made last month when he said Tressell “will pay the fine.” Read more
Drunks and jack asses did considerable amount of damage in Vancouver, after the Canucks lost the 7th and deciding Stanley Cup game.
Vancouver, British Columbia — Angry, drunken fans ran wild Wednesday night after the Vancouver Canucks’ 4-0 loss to Boston in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals, setting cars and garbage cans ablaze, smashing windows, showering giant TV screens with beer bottles and dancing atop overturned vehicles.
Later, looters smashed windows and ran inside department stores.
Bill Burt of The Eagle-Tribune, a small newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts, says the NFL lockout is almost over. Well, it’s not according to Mike Florio of NBC Sports.
Good try Bill.
A new book written by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales, who also penned a dense tall-all book about “Saturday Night Live.”
This sleazy story of work place wantoness doesn’t come from the halls of Playboy or the International Monetary Fund. It’s from the Disney-owned ESPN, according to a new opus on the sports network titled “Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN.”
Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew has died at 74.
He played for the Washington Senators, Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals.
It will be interesting to see if the NFL gets a stay from the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, in order to keep the players locked out. If not, then the NFL will have to start setting rules concerning free agents, and letting players to see trainers etc., etc.
Read it at The Boston Globe