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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
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


Lemon laws

Sports blotter: "Go Dawgs" edition
The University of Georgia Bulldogs football team has a fun fall to look forward to.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  July 09, 2008


Caged cat

Sports blotter: The end of Chris Henry . . . or is it?
“Sports Blotter” fans are already well-versed in the career of former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  July 02, 2008


New Mexico

Sports blotter: "Marcus Vick and more" edition
According to news reports, Lavender was drunk and disorderly on the streets of Cincinnati on April 6 when cops asked him several times to move away from an intersection.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  June 25, 2008


More from Tyson

Sports blotter: "Yikes" edition
One of the things about being a non–Pacific Islander  guy with a giant tribal tattoo on your face is that people are forever questioning your judgment.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  June 18, 2008


A different sort of horse

Sports blotter: "The opposite of 'Celtic Pride' " edition
Remember former Celtic Chris Herren?
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  June 11, 2008


Trouble in Iowa

Sports blotter: "Also trouble in Washington" edition
Gross, nasty, disgusting story out of Iowa recently — from Iowa City, to be exact, home of the University of Iowa.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  June 04, 2008


Zip line

Sports blotter: "Guns and skimasks" edition
There was an extraordinary incident in Akron, Ohio, this past week involving 20-year-old Rydell Brooks, a sophomore guard on the UA Zips basketball team.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  May 28, 2008


You go, Carl

Sports blotter: "This year's Otis Nixon award" edition
Former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Carl Eller is an early candidate for this year’s Otis Nixon Award, given to the athlete who most repeatedly shows up in the news following clashes with the criminal-justice system.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  May 21, 2008


Recession busters

Sports blotter: "Realty bites" edition
It was only a matter of time before the plummeting real-estate market began to claim its first sports-related arrests.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  May 14, 2008


More fun with the Bengals

Sports blotter: "Some things never change" edition
It was weird, wasn’t it, that brief period when the Bengals didn’t suck?
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  May 07, 2008


Fallen eagle

Sports blotter: "Trouble in Allston" edition
BC isn’t traditionally a high-arrest environment, though it has had its share of head cases, with former star running back William Green perhaps its most noteworthy.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  April 30, 2008

Highway to hell

Sports blotter: "Not-so-free agents" edition
The former SEC linebacking great should be available, after being Tasered on March 28, following a bizarre loitering arrest in Prichard, Alabama.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  April 23, 2008


We got next

Sports blotter: "Title IX edition"
Two members of the University of South Carolina women’s basketball team were arrested for offenses that seem worthy of the best that men’s collegiate basketball has to offer.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  April 16, 2008


One-man crime wave

Sports blotter: "Return of Chris Henry" edition
At this writing, a joint Google entry for “Chris Henry” and “10-cent head” shows only 39 hits.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  April 09, 2008
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