Monthly Archives: March 2012

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Buzz Williams talks about the butcher, the baker, and the candlestick maker (Video)

From Larry Brown Sports Marquette coach Buzz Williamsspoke emotionally after leading his team to the Sweet 16 for the second straight year. Asked by a reporter about his decision to go into the stands to hug his family after the … Continue reading

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C.J. Wilson pranks Mike Napoli by tweeting his cell phone number

From Larry Brown Sports: C.J. Wilson must have been feeling pretty saucy on Saturday, because he decided to prank his former catcher Mike Napoli. Wilson sent a tweet with his supposed new phone number, telling Napoli to call him. Wilson knew … Continue reading

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America: Is This The Coolest College Pep Band In The Nation?

Why, Virginia Commonwealth University, we didn’t know you had it in you! The VCU athletic band, known as the VCU Peppas, isn’t into the whole “striped shirts” and “instruments with the school’s logo” thing. And their band leader is seen … Continue reading

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That was fast: The Ohio University upset shirt is out

From Off the Bench I knew that Ohio University had a rather contentious relationship with Ohio State, but evidently it extends to other parts of the Big Ten as well. Via @darrenrovell, here’s the shirt that’s hot off the presses … Continue reading

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Memphis looking at buying AutoZone Park

From Baseball Digest: The city of Memphis is reviewing a pitch to buy AutoZone Park, home of the Memphis Redbirds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), from the nonprofit foundation that owns it. The Memphis Commercial Appeal is reporting that the … Continue reading

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Josh Hamilton suffers “jammed heel” in spring game

From Hardball Talk: Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton was lifted from Wednesday’s Cactus League game against the Rockies after suffering what is being called a “jammed right heel” while chasing after a double. According to beat writer Drew Davison of the … Continue reading

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Major League Baseball releases its social media policy — and it’s pretty good

From Hardball Talk Part of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement reached last November was the implementation of a social media policy for players. They didn’t come up with one, actually, but they said they were going to.  Now they have, … Continue reading

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Cowboys land CB Brandon Carr, make several free agent moves

From ESPN After wooing Brandon Carr underneath the bright lights of Cowboys Stadium, the Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a five-year deal with the free agent cornerback on Wednesday. A league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that the contract … Continue reading

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Texas man may lose leg after being stabbed with putter during golf course brawl

From Off the Bench You laughed when a young twerp was pummeled by geezers with a golf ball retriever for disturbing them with an air horn, but now things are getting a little more serious on the golf course. A … Continue reading

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