Archive for the ‘College Athletics’ Category

Jim Delany threatens to take Big Ten to D-III

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

In one of the most amusing bluffs in the history of anything, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany says his league will go to Division III before it pays one of its athletes a dime. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Delany claimed that is the route the conference will take if ...

Bobby Valentine to become college AD

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Remember, kids: if you suck at your job, remember to be famous while doing it. That way you'll be assured of landing a job with someone desperate to latch on to someone famous when you get fired because you sucked. Bobby Valentine is the latest in sports to follow Isiah Thomas' ...

College Pop Tarts: A Good Idea Poorly Executed

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Monday we learned that five colleges are getting their own special edition Pop Tart boxes: Michigan, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Arkansas. This is a bit of marketing genius since Pop Tarts played a huge role in my college dietary plan, and have likely continued to do so for ensuing generations ...

No More Special Benefits For Stanford Athletes

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Ladies and gentlemen, our first story today is about a segment of our population in America, a small segment, mind you, that has been taking advantage of their elite status, their cushy jobs while the rest of us work for a living! They're just sitting there in their ivory tower ...