Everything You Need to Know About Sports in 2011
Chris Trotman/Jamie Squire/Rob Carr/Christof Koepsel/Mike Ehrmann, Getty Images 2011 was a wild year in the world of sports. Sadly, much of the drama occurred off the field and left many of us vainly searching for an answer to the question, “How could they have let this happen?” But ...
The Hammer Falls on Ohio State as Buckeyes Banned from Bowl Game Next Season
Over a year after the first allegations of improper benefits being given to Ohio State football players broke, the NCAA has finally issued its final report on the matter and handed down its punishment. The Buckeyes will not be eligible to play in the Big Ten Championship or a bowl game next season, and they will lose a total of nine scholarships (three in each of the next three seasons). The schoo
NCAA College Football – Week 14 Recap
LSU is in the national championship game, and Oklahoma State certainly made a strong case that they should be there as well. Now its up to the poll voters and the BCS computers to decide whether the Cowboys will get a shot at former coach Les Miles, or if the Tigers will indeed have a rematch with Alabama. Elsewhere, Montee Ball and Robert Griffin III continued their late-season pushes for the Hei
Dennis Erickson, Rob Ianello and Other Football Coaches Who Got Axed This Week
With college football’s regular season winding down, the annual parade of underachieving coaches being shown the door has begun. Here is a list of those coaches who have been fired since last weekend’s games.
Joe Paterno Afflicted with Lung Cancer After Firing From Penn State
Less than 10 days after being fired from a job he held for nearly 46 years, former Penn State coach Joe Paterno revealed Friday he has lung cancer. A statement delivered by son Scott Paterno said the cancer is treatable and doctors expect the coaching legend to make a full recovery.
Missouri Coach Gary Pinkel Arrested for DWI
Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel was arrested late Wednesday night for driving while intoxicated..
How Did Call of Duty Prevent Louisville from Beating Pittsburgh?
College students putting off their responsibilities to play video games is nothing new, but this might be the first time a coach has blamed them for his team’s poor performance. Following Louisville’s 21-14 loss to Pitt last weekend, Cardinals head coach Charlie Strong said the loss was partly due to his players spending too much time playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 instead of preparing for
Big Ten Removes Joe Paterno’s Name From Championship Trophy
In the wake of the ongoing child sex abuse scandal that rocked the Penn State campus, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany announced Monday that the trophy given to the winner of the first-ever Big Ten championship game will no longer bear the name of legendary coach Joe Paterno.
Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Fired Amidst Scandal
The Penn State Board of Trustees announced Thursday it is firing longtime football coach Joe Paterno, as well as university president Graham Spanier. Both officials are accused of not reporting to police knowledge of sexual abuses against children by a member of their staff.
Penn State Head Coach Joe Paterno Could Lose His Job in Wake of Sex Scandal
Legendary coach Joe Paterno may be in his final days on the sidelines at Penn State, according to The New York Times. The report cites two unnamed sources close to the PSU Board of Trustees who say that, while the exact timing and manner of his exit is still being discussed, it is clear that Paterno will not be back to coach the Nittany Lions next season.