Drama! Coach Gruden Comments on RGIII’s Words QB RGIII's words cause drama. Photo by Keith Allison.

Drama! Coach Gruden Comments on RGIII’s Words

  Coach Jay Gruden had plenty to say after hearing reports of his quarterback’s fingerpointing. “It’s my job to worry about everybody else. … He just (RGIII) elaborated a little too much. … He’s 24 years old and he wants everything to be perfect around him, and yesterday was far from perfect. … If we […]

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B Mitch Goes Off After Washington Loss To Tampa Bay FedEx Field fans in the past. Photo by kcjc.

B Mitch Goes Off After Washington Loss To Tampa Bay

Brian Mitchell spared no feelings when describing the current season of the Washington NFL team.

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Condoleezza Rice’s Role on CFP Committee Encourages Women Football Fans Dr. Condoleezza Rice has always loved football.

Condoleezza Rice’s Role on CFP Committee Encourages Women Football Fans

Dr. Condoleezza Rice is a member of the College Football Playoffs selection committee. Each week, the committee meets to debate the top four teams. Some criticized Dr. Rice’s participation, but their arguments are hollow.

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SP HOT Reads: College Football Playoffs, Cuban on Tanking, Da Bears Jay Cutler is not living up to the Bears' level.

SP HOT Reads: College Football Playoffs, Cuban on Tanking, Da Bears

  On December 7th, there will four teams selected for the College Football Playoff. The top three seem like a lock, but what about that last one in? How does the system really work? That’s covered by the first of today’s HOT Reads. After that, we head to the NBA and the end up in […]

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Steve Nash Writes Poignant Letter to Put Lakers Fans at Ease Steve Nash reaches out to Lakers fans.

Steve Nash Writes Poignant Letter to Put Lakers Fans at Ease

  An extended pro sports career demands that the body perform at a level that that’s almost inhuman. In his poignant letter to fans, Steve Nash reminds us that he’s played over 1300 games. Nash hasn’t been the bench warmer; no, he’s been the star of his teams, collecting minutes and points at an insane […]

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Pac-12 Guarantees Four-Year Scholarships The Pac-12 Conference

Pac-12 Guarantees Four-Year Scholarships

  On Monday, representatives from the universities of the Pac-12 Conference voted to extend guaranteed four-year scholarships to its student-athletes. This is the second of the Big Five conferences to make this move. The Big Ten announced their vote on October 8th. Both conferences have legislative autonomy after the NCAA voted to expand their power. […]

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SP Three HOT Reads – Bosh and LeBron in Brazil, Sit Bulldog Russell Wilson is a sports reporter? Photo by Mike Morris.

SP Three HOT Reads – Bosh and LeBron in Brazil, Sit Bulldog

  Fast Company. WILL THE FUTURE OF SPORTS REPORTING INCLUDE SPORTS REPORTERS? “Here’s how we look at it,” explains Dano. “We give the athletes a platform to express themselves, which means they have the liberty to discuss whatever topics they choose. It’s not our job to put up the velvet ropes and decide who gets […]

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Farewell, Captain. Jeter Exits in Grand Yankees Style Derek Jeter on deck. Photo credit: Snarlinmonsta.

Farewell, Captain. Jeter Exits in Grand Yankees Style

The Captain leaves the game in grand style. A walk off hit single to end the game against the Orioles. His eternal love for the game shows as he is still excited when discussing the game-winning hit. Bernie Williams, Mo, Pettitte, and of course, Joe Torre waited for him as he celebrated his career in […]

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Vikings Suspend Adrian Peterson Indefinitely After Critical Missteps AdrianPeterson

Vikings Suspend Adrian Peterson Indefinitely After Critical Missteps

The Minnesota Vikings have deactivated running back Adrian Peterson effective immediately. This is the team’s third decision in less than a week regarding their star player who faces felony child abuse charges. When the charges against Peterson were made public, the team chose not to allow Peterson to play in Sunday’s game against the New […]

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The NFL Must Listen to the Women The NFL has to open the doors to its female fans.

The NFL Must Listen to the Women

  The SP Newsletter that celebrates the NFL Season Opener is typically the easiest one to writer. Fans exhale and make ready for the full 16-game season and post-season while dreaming that their teams could make it to the Super Bowl. Even Browns, Lions and Raiders fans believe that the Lombardi Trophy could be theirs […]

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Cari Champion Disrespected by Comedian Artie Lange’s Tweets

Mia talks about Artie Lange

When I read Artie Lange’s series of viciously scary tweets about Cari Champion, host of ESPN’s First Take, I immediately recognized this as a collective take-off your-earrings moment. The unending fight against  feels different to me now, though. Ten years ago, I would have used every curse word in my vocabulary, started a petition and […]

Nov 6, 2014 18:21

Ball Girls

T.Y. Hilton Celebrates Birth With New Daddy Cry

Indy Receiver T.Y. Hilton

Indy receiver T.Y. Hilton goes in to the patented ugly cry during his post game interview. The man has a new daughter. That’s something to cry about.

Nov 23, 2014 19:05

Game Ready Mom

Pac-12 Guarantees Four-Year Scholarships

The Pac-12 Conference

  On Monday, representatives from the universities of the Pac-12 Conference voted to extend guaranteed four-year scholarships to its student-athletes. This is the second of the Big Five conferences to make this move. The Big Ten announced their vote on October 8th. Both conferences have legislative autonomy after the NCAA voted to expand their power. […]

Oct 28, 2014 8:51

Sideline Coffee Break

SP Three HOT Reads: Law And Order NFL

Law & Order NFL

In this week’s episode of Law & Order NFL, attorneys and their respective roles are the big story. Will one of them pull an Annalise Keating and deliver a verbal pounding in the form of a question to the Commissioner? What’s at stake if the punishment is overturned? The whole thing has the twists and […]

Nov 4, 2014 16:40

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Fantasy Team Win Foiled With QB Rodgers Benched

SP Fantasy Football Commissioner Sheree Tribbitt

From one week to the next, Fantasy Football team owners have been shocked by out of this world numbers. Rodgers had six touchdowns in one half, but the SP Fantasy team owner sat him. More stories like this!

Turn it UP! SP Fantasy Teams Updates and Upsets

SP Fantasy Football Commissioner Sheree Tribbitt

Well alright, alright, alright. Team Praxis is off the schnide, breaking a 4-game losing streak with a win over Stargazer08. QB A. Luck and WR M. Evans (who the heck is that you ask? IKR, me too!) combined for an amazing 63 pts. Stargazer’s QB P. Manning had a very un-Manningesque outing (sorta looked like […]

Cari Champion Disrespected by Comedian Artie Lange’s Tweets

Mia talks about Artie Lange

When I read Artie Lange’s series of viciously scary tweets about Cari Champion, host of ESPN’s First Take, I immediately recognized this as a collective take-off your-earrings moment. The unending fight against  feels different to me now, though. Ten years ago, I would have used every curse word in my vocabulary, started a petition and […]

SP Three HOT Reads: Law And Order NFL

Law & Order NFL

In this week’s episode of Law & Order NFL, attorneys and their respective roles are the big story. Will one of them pull an Annalise Keating and deliver a verbal pounding in the form of a question to the Commissioner? What’s at stake if the punishment is overturned? The whole thing has the twists and […]

Three SP HOT Reads – Peyton Stinks, Jeff Gordon Fights and More

Jeff Gordon in skirmish after race.

It was a full weekend with story lines galore! Quarterbacks getting injured, quarterbacks coming back from injuries, and the anticipated matchup between the most elite of the elite. As you can tell by Peyton’s statement, it wasn’t all that we hoped it would be – unless you are a Patriots fan. Then, NASCAR drivers get […]

SP Three HOT Reads Legends Among Us – Bum, LBJ and MJ

Charlotte is ready to help Jordan build his Hornets.

October goes out with a bang! The World Series thrilled us with phenomenal play from both teams. Watching the Royals, I was reminded of how the Spurs looked two years ago as they saw the Heat take what they felt should have been theirs. Pain, for sure, but more importantly a new resolve. … NBA […]