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Murder most foul

Sports blotter: "This isn't funny" edition
Man, just what the hell is going on in the sports world?
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  June 20, 2007


Touched by a taser

Sports blotter: "More Pittsburgh pimping" edition
Such was the fate of DerMarr Johnson, who just made himself the latest entry in what is becoming a shockingly long list.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  June 13, 2007


Texas trouble

Sports blotter: "When's he going to talk about Michael Vick?" edition
Some college-football positions just seem to be cursed, arrest-wise.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  June 06, 2007


Stay classy, Florida

Sports blotter: "Blunt text message" edition
Class act Elijah Dukes has at least five kids by at least four different women.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  May 30, 2007


Goodell-y two-shoes

Sports blotter: "Commish got his work cut out for him" edition
In trouble once again this week is former Justin Miller Award winner . . . Justin Miller.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  May 23, 2007


Pimping ain't easy

Sports blotter: "Hard out there for a pimp" edition
The funniest thing, of course, is that, in college, he played for a team called the Beavers .
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  May 16, 2007



Sports blotter: "Once bitten" edition
Strangely — and who knows why this is — there are fewer in-season arrests in baseball than in either football or basketball.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  May 09, 2007


The curly-haried boyfriend

Sports blotter: "Knight of the keyboard" edition
This is the third or fourth time I’ve seen this guy’s name attached to an arrest of a high-profile athlete.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  May 02, 2007


Wigging out

Sports blotter: "Special NFL Draft edition"
Git yer Mel Kiper Jr. wigs out; it’s time again for the NFL draft.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  April 25, 2007


Triple double

Sports blotter: Incriminating phone evidence edition
Several big-time D-1 sports schools have found themselves enmeshed in complex multi-arrest imbroglios this week.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  April 18, 2007


Balloon wars

Sports blotter: "Glory of Love" edition
A wonderful, uplifting story is coming out of Utah.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  April 11, 2007


The lock box

Sports blotter: "Little League crime 2007" edition
I want everyone reading this column to start laughing right now, just to get a head start.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  April 04, 2007


Countdown to draft day

Sports blotter: "NFL spies" edition
It’s a dramatic race against time in the American penal system and the NFL draft.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  March 28, 2007


Low-flying Hawk

Sports blotter: "A different sort of 'making it rain'" edition
It has always surprised me that Seattle Seahawk tight end Jerramy Stevens didn’t figure more heavily in the sports-crime industry after he turned pro.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  March 21, 2007


Crime without verbs

Sports blotter: Creative grammar edition
It’s getting to the point where you can write these sports-crime stories without verbs.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  March 14, 2007


Da did, Ron-Ron-Ron

Sports blotter: "More from Artest" edition
The 2007 sports-crime season has its first repeat offender.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  March 07, 2007


Making it rain

Sports blotter: "Contrary to the slogan, what happens in Vegas definitely does not stay in Vegas" edition
The hardest-working man in sports these days has to be Worrick Robinson, lawyer for the 23 year-old wunderkind of sports jurisprudence, Adam “Pacman” Jones.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  February 28, 2007


His name was Robert Paulson

Sports Blotter: "The first rule of Fight Club is you do not talk about Fight Club" edition
A bunch of former high-school football players from Murrieta, California, are in serious trouble after being booked on a variety of bizarre charges.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  February 21, 2007


Starving Socks

Sports Blotter: "TruWarier Records Presents" edition
Weird, weird story out in California, and no surprise that Ron Artest is involved.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  February 14, 2007


We bombed in Denton

Sports blotter: "Complaining about the refugees" edition
Anybody visiting southeast Texas these days is likely to hear a lot of grumbling about “those people” — the ones who came over from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  February 21, 2007
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