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Quaking in their cleats

Sports blotter: "Bad timing by Newsweek " edition
America’s leading health-fad-and-campaign-dreck news mag named Guilford College, a Quaker school in North Carolina, the “hottest for social conscience” in 2006.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  January 31, 2007


When sportscasters attack

Sports blotter: "From downtown!" edition
Each sports season carries a relatively small number of sportscaster arrests, but the ones we do get it are usually memorable.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  January 24, 2007


Chisley and his chisel

Sports blotter: "Penn State murder" edition
One of America’s longest-running sports-crime suspense stories may come to a close this week, as police are expected to arrest former Penn State defensive end LaVon Chisley in connection with the stabbing death of PSU senior Langston Carraway.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  January 17, 2007


Who's your Padre?

Sports blotter: "Something is rotten in the state of Alabama" edition
The more jock arrests that pour in, the more obnoxious America’s cops seem.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  January 10, 2007


Punch out!

Sports blotter: " 007-373-5963 edition"
What a way to start off 2007!
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  January 03, 2007


The new system

Sports Blotter: 2007 yearbook edition
Dontrelle Williams jumps out to an early lead in the race for newly-minted Annual Crime Champion award.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  December 27, 2006


Number twenty-seven

Sports blotter: "Aww, the Denver Broncos!?" edition
Twenty-seven. That’s where the number of defensive-back arrests in the year 2006 now rests, after yet another high-profile bust last week.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  December 20, 2006


Deltha force

 Sports blotter: "O'Neal drama" edition
The interesting thing about the DUI arrest of Cincinnati Bengal cornerback Deltha O’Neal last week isn’t that it marked the eighth arrest of a Bengal this year, or the 26th (according to my count) arrest of a major-college or pro cornerback since last winter.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  December 13, 2006


Hot box

Sports blotter: "It's in the game" edition
Remember that South Park episode where Cartman froze himself for 600 years so he wouldn’t have to wait for the release of the new version of Nintendo Wii?
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  December 06, 2006


Surprise, surprise

Sports Blotter: "Not a busy week" edition
This sports-crime-column thing . . . most every week it’s some variation of the same old thing: dorm rape, huge bags of weed unearthed, an Indiana Pacer flashing a gun in a strip club parking lot at 3:30 am.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  November 29, 2006

A real stunner

Sports blotter: "The tasing refuses to stop" edition
Bob “The Bad One” Probert would have been proud.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  November 21, 2006


D-Back rampage

Sports blotter: "And we do mean defensive " edition
The great 2006 defensive-back crime rampage continues.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  November 14, 2006


Not quite through the fire

Sports blotter: direct-to-NBA edition
We know all about high-school-to-NBA athletes here in Boston.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  November 08, 2006


The new U

Sports blotter: Buckeye edition
Slowly, imperceptibly, the cumulative arrest record of current and former Ohio State University Buckeye football players is approaching the status of great football crime families, nearing the Olympus where live giants like Miami and Florida State.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  November 01, 2006


More pellet madness

Sports blotter: "something we don't condone" edition
I’m not sure if anyone knows what to make of this one.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  October 25, 2006


Good times at the U

Sports blotter: "You don't come into the OB" edition
Remember when the University of Miami was an unbeatable football team? Watch the brawl (YouTube)
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  October 18, 2006


Bad Bolts

Sports Blotter: "Not Just for Bengals Anymore" Edition
The San Diego Chargers are making a belated run at this season’s NFL arrest title.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  October 11, 2006


More taser madness

Sports Blotter: CFL edition
Please don't ignore CFL players who get tasered.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  October 04, 2006


Nanook of the north

Sports Blotter: Alaskan edition
Well, it’s official now. The Cincinnati Bengals have surged past the Portland Trailblazers as America’s pre-eminent sports-crime family.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  September 27, 2006



Sports Blotter: Punter-Gatherer Edition
Okay, this is officially getting ridiculous.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  September 20, 2006
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