HS Coach Accused of Recruiting Boy, 16, From Mexico to Play Basketball, Forces Kid to Sell Gourmet Popcorn Instead

Cesar Landin, 16, wanted to come to the United States to play on a select high school basketball team. In fact, his parents were so desperate to get the boy this opportunity that they reportedly paid Theodore Berry, an assistant basketball coach at Lewisville High School (Texas), $300 a month to make it happen. But instead of playing b-ball, Landin was forced to sell gourmet popcorn. Yes, you read that…

October 24, 2011
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Parent, Coach Argue at YMCA Basketball Game, Coach Returns With Gun, Shoots, Misses

We’re not sure how good a basketball coach Paul H. Hill, 45, of Minneapolis (father of Tayler Hill, a starter on the Ohio State women’s basketball team) is, but his small arms shooting apparently needs some work. Which is fortunate for the parent of one of his players after an incident earlier this month at the downtown YMCA. According to police reports, Hill and the parent got into an argument…

October 24, 2011
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LSU Suspends Three Football Players After Real Positive Test for Fake Marijuana

If you get caught smoking weed, you’ll get kicked off the football team, right? So what should you do, not smoke week? Of course not! Instead, find a synthetic alternative that has lots of chemicals in it (commonly known as cannabinoids) that give you a marijuana-like high, without the actually taking the risk of buying and smoking the illegal weed. Probably solved you half-baked morons. Only this fake marijuana is…

October 21, 2011
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Painful Sports Video: Mexican Soccer Player Celebrates Goal by “Executing” Teammate – Marco Fabian

October 20, 2011

Really? You live in a country were drug gang executions are a daily occurrence and you think it’s cute to re-enact one to celebrate scoring a goal in a soccer game? Maybe Chad Ochocinco should celebrate a touchdown by pretending to be a plane and flying into two teammates acting as New York skyscrapers? Here’s the basics of the story from the LA Times (video below): Did a Mexican pro…

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State of North Carolina Sues NCAA to Turn Over Documents Relating to UNC Football Investigation

Our friend Brooks, over at SportsByBrooks.com goes into much more detail on this situation, but basically the NCAA is being sued by the State of North Carolina for failing to turn over documents related to the recent investigation into shenanigans that when on in the Wolfpack football program. Why? NC is trying to enforce something called the Uniform Athletes Agent Act which it passed in 2000 AT THE URGING OF…

October 19, 2011
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World Anti-Doping Agency: Mexican Soccer Players Tested Positive for Steroids Because of “Tainted Meat”

Add “tainted meat” to the list of acceptable excuses for testing positive for steroids. And, clinic it’s even easier to claim that if you come from a country where the government sucks at preventing drugs from being given to the cattle by ranchers . . . like in Mexico. The WADA says it believes the under-17 players on Mexico’s national team (which beat the US by a score of 4-2…

October 13, 2011
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Woman Pretends to be Parent Concession Volunteer, Stuffs Several Hundred Dollars Cash in Popcorn Box

Ann O'Connell mug shot
October 12, 2011

At most high schools, the money raised selling pop, candy, hotdogs and popcorn at Friday night football games helps support the athletic programs at the school. And in most cases, it volunteer parents who work at those stands in all kinds of weather to help raise that money. Then, of course, you sometimes have a stranger like Ann L. O’Connell, who walked into the busy concession stand at Barrington High…

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HS #Homecoming Queen Arrested After Cops Bust Party at Her Home

It’s that time of year again when high school graduates “come home” to their schools to attend a football game and remember what it was like to be young and stupid again. For high school students it’s usually a week of fun activities that culminate in the halftime festivities a the big game where the homecoming king and queen are crowned, followed by a wild party at the queen’s house…

October 12, 2011
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Gone Baby, Gone! #Gamecocks Dismiss Steven Garcia for Final Time, Allegedly Tested Positive for Booze, Weed

ESPN is reporting that oft-suspended South Carolina quarterback Stephen “Can I Have One More Chance?’ Garcia has now been removed from the team PERMANENTLY. As most of you will recall, in his 9+ years as a student-athlete with the Gamecocks, Garcia has been suspended numerous times (we counted six) for various minor infractions of school rules. Most recently in April he got in trouble for “unacceptable conduct at a life-skills…

October 12, 2011
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Video: Man Charges Tiger Woods, Throws Hot Dog at Him – Frys.com Open

Add this to the list of Tiger Woods’ “firsts” on the PGA Tour: a member of the gallery at the Frys.com Open tournament this week charged at him as he lined up his put on the 16th hole, yelled his name (Tiger, Tiger!) and then threw a hot dog at him. Neither wiener nor bun hit Woods and the deranged fan just laid down on the green and waited to…

October 10, 2011
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