#UGA Tailback Suspended for Opener, #Bulldogs Holding Open Auditions for Replacment: Bring Your Own Helmet

Georgia’s junior Carlton Thomas was supposed to start at tailback when the Bulldogs open their season against Boise State on September 3rd, but won’t be able to after “violating team rules” during spring practice. The good news? The ranks of running back are so slim at UGA that the school will let anyone who wants to try out for the position next week. Seriously: anyone.  Regardless of whether you are…

July 20, 2011
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#Gamecocks Freshman Linebacker Arrested for Underage Drinking – #USC

Fall football practice hasn’t even started yet, and already South Carolina has players getting arrested.  Under university policy, Edward Muldrow, 18, was immediately suspended from the team for the underage drinking charge. No comment from SC coach Steve “Why Did I Come Out of Retirement for This?” Spurrier.

July 20, 2011
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Video: Guy in Wedding Dress “Streaks” #Braves Game – #gaymarriage

Not sure if this dude was trying to make a point about gay marriage or just thought he looked smashing in white. Either way, he got arrested when he ran out onto the file during the July 16, 2011 Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals game. There was no way he was outrunning the fat security guys in THAT outfit. Maybe a mini-skirt wedding dress, but not that one.

July 19, 2011
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Son of #Arkansas Coach #BobbyPetrino Arrested on Drug Charges – #razorbacks

Petrino’s son, Dominic, a one-time college quarterback, was arrested in Indiana on drug and DUI charges after being stopped by police. A statement from his father, Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino, reads in part: “Nick is our son, he is not a member of the Arkansas football team. As such, this is not a University of Arkansas issue. Instead, it is a family matter and a legal matter. My family…

July 19, 2011
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Amazing Sports Video: #Motocross Racer #ChadReed Millville #Crash

Never heard of this Chad Reed, but he flies about 20 feet in the air, lands in the grass then gets back on the motorcycle and into the race! Here’s more from YouTube: Footage of Chad Reed’s spectacular crash on the opening lap of the second 450 Class moto at the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship’s Spring Creek National in Millville, MN, on July 16. Reed had just assumed the lead,…

July 18, 2011
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#NCAA to #GeorgiaTech: Failure to Cooperate During Investigation Will Cost You 2009 #ACC Title

Kevin Scarbinsky, of the Birmingham News, has a great article about how the boys at the NCAA always claim they’re not “sending a message” when they hand out sanctions, but the reality is that they really, really do. Latest case in point: Georgia Tech’s football program which managed to turn a minor violation into a major infraction by not following the rules of their investigation process.

July 18, 2011
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#NFL Players Being Arrested at Record Pace as #Lockout Lingers

As the NFL lockout lingers, the list of arrests grows longer. First, Hines Ward was arrested for DUI, and then the big shocker, Packman Jones was arrested for assault. Now, we have the Bengals’ Cedric Benson arrested on some kind of domestic violence charge, Marvin White (also from Cincinnati) was arrested for some kind of dispute at his child’s daycare center, and Jerry Hughes of the Cowboys (but maybe headed…

July 18, 2011
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WTF? #ESPN Suspends Bruce Feldman for Helping Write #MikeLeach Book – #freebruce

We’ll let other tell the story better than we can, but apparently ESPN has suspended one of it’s writers after a book came out by former Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach that was critical of college football analyst and pretty boy Craig James. That’s AFTER ESPN game Feldman permission to write the book! Read our friend Brooks’ article then join the #freebruce campaign on Twitter.

July 15, 2011
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Study: Women Less Like to Fake #Soccer Injuries, Would Rather Concentrat on Faking #Orgazms

Okay, we made that last part up, but it is true that a new study by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (published in the July issue of the journal Research in Sports Medicine) shows that men are twice as likely to fake a soccer injury during a game than woman are. But here’s the most interesting part–especially for those of us who loath the knee-grabbers–about the study: After watching videos…

July 14, 2011
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