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Sports Blotter: Bad ideas

Sports blotter: "You’re looking at some years, son" edition
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  November 25, 2008


Magnum farce

Sports blotter: "CSI: Binghamton" edition
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  November 19, 2008


Rickerson brings the chokehold

Sports blotter: "Ugly incident" edition
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  November 12, 2008


Mysterious Patriots under Belichick

Sports blotter: "Good call, coach" edition
There have been a lot of mysteries surrounding the Patriots in the Bill Belichick years, not surprising given the intense effort the team puts into maintaining airtight clubhouse and organizational secrecy in general.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  November 05, 2008


College athletes induce panic

Sports blotter: "Inducing panic" edition
A few years ago, it looked like college athletes shooting strangers with BB guns was going to be the boutique sports offense of the 21st century.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  October 29, 2008


Cursed Aztecs

Sports blotter: "Late-night shopping" edition
San Diego State Aztecs basketball coach Steve Fisher lectures his players during the season about how to behave off the court, getting pretty specific about what he doesn’t want to see.   
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  October 29, 2008


Hello, Larry

Sports blotter: "End of an era" edition
Absolutely nothing is funny about the Lawrence Phillips case, so let’s not even go there — there isn’t a single laugh to be found in this past week’s news that the onetime Next Jim Brown was sentenced to 10 years in Cali.  
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  October 16, 2008


More bad news for the Mets

Sports blotter: "Very bad times" edition
Look, it just isn’t seemly for us non–New Yorkers to laugh too much about the continued suckdom of the New York Mets, specifically their bullpen.  
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  October 09, 2008


Husker don't

Sports blotter: "Next Lawrence Phillips" edition
Details right now are still sketchy, but Thunder Collins, a former University of Nebraska running back who was once considered a sure-fire NFL star, has been charged with murder.  
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  October 02, 2008


Hello, old friend

Sports blotter: "Past Pats" edition
There was a recent arrest of a onetime member of the Patriots defensive backfield — old friend Lawyer Milloy.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  September 25, 2008


Zero hour

Sports blotter: "Credit where credit's due" edition
Everyone knows there is a double-standard in the NFL when it comes to arrests.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  September 17, 2008


Astro naught

Sports blotter: "More trouble for the Clemens family" edition
Always a darned shame when we hear that the Clemens family has fallen on hard times.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  September 10, 2008


Heightened anxiety

Sports blotter: "Attack of the seven-foot tall driver" edition
Look, it’s not easy being seven feet tall.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  September 03, 2008


Revenge of the toad

Sports blotter: "Irabu!" edition
Some sports-crime stories aren’t funny in any way — they’re just plain violent and tragic. But every now and then you get a story that’s just pure fun.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  August 27, 2008


Tiger trap

Sports blotter: "Walking in Memphis" edition
There are a lot of famously troubled college sports programs out there, the majority of them football teams.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  August 20, 2008


Bang for T-Buck

Sports Blotter
Brett Favre walks into a bar.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  August 13, 2008


Olympian anti-heroes

Sports blotter: Olympic edition
Greetings, Olympic sports fans!
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  August 08, 2008


Return of the U

Sports blotter: "Plant City, indeed" edition
Remember the days when the University of Miami dominated college football?
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  July 30, 2008


Street cred

Sports blotter: "This year's Xbox" edition
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  July 23, 2008


Bad times for kickers

Sports blotter: "Not so high on the hog" edition
Here’s a depressing-ass story that tells you everything you need to know about the life of a retired mediocre athlete.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  July 16, 2008
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