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Balls, Pucks & Monster Trucks
| April 23, 2010
Ballspuck: Where's the hate?
I think Portland sports fans should get their hate on. And who should we hate? The answer is easy and plausible: we should hate Manchester, New Hampshire.
Say it with me: Manchester totally sucks!
| April 24, 2009
Review: The Rocket that Fell to Earth
On July 18, 1992, in a celebrated post-game meltdown at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, the pitcher formerly known as the Rocket expressed his displeasure over a column I had written.
Roger Clemens's fall and rise and fall
| April 01, 2009
Skell of the year
Much less funny than usual, was 2007.
Sports crime: 2007 in review
| December 18, 2007
Can't drive 55
This past week, we snared an early candidate for the next Justin Miller Award, given to the athlete who most bollockses up his professional-draft status with an avoidable pre-draft arrest.
Sports blotter: "Sammy Hagar" edition
| December 12, 2007
Do mess with Texas
The Houston Texans are like the soy cheese of the sporting world.
Sports blotter: "Houston has a problem" edition
| December 05, 2007
This Barry Bonds thing is going to be a big story, no doubt, but trust me: even bigger news is probably coming.
Sports blotter: "Barry's indictment" edition
| November 19, 2007
Tough week for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where two football players were busted within a span of three days.
Sports blotter: "All offensive linemen" edition
| November 14, 2007
We’ve had some real winners light up the crime blotter this year.
Sports blotter: "Genius of the year" edition
| November 07, 2007
A leafy, green substance
Just when you thought the “supernaturally large quantity of marijuana” sports bust was a thing of the past.
Sports blotter: "Copious amounts of pot" edition
| October 31, 2007
Lots of class being shown this year by New York–area point guards.
Sports blotter: "Celtics fans still hate this guy" edition
| October 24, 2007
Surely you can't be serious
Early nomination for collegiate crime-dweeb of the year goes to Fresno State defensive lineman Jason Shirley.
Sports blotter: "Don't call me Shirley!" edition
| October 17, 2007
A few years ago it would have seemed unlikely that former No. 1 overall pick Kwame Brown would leave any legacy at all, but that situation has clearly changed.
Sports blotter: "All people named 'Brown' " edition
| October 10, 2007
Free the Juice
As you surely have heard by now, O.J. Simpson is up to his old tricks again.
Sports blotter: "Return of Orenthal James" edition
| September 26, 2007
The Texas Longhorns have been a real gift to the sports-crime-reporting industry of late.
Sports blotter: "Horns hooked" edition
| September 19, 2007
Tough, tough summer for the Houston Rockets, arrest-wise.
Sports blotter: "Houston hydroponics" edition
| September 14, 2007
Let’s play a game — it’s called “Celebrity Take-the-Hint.”
Sports blotter: "NBA Street" edition
| September 05, 2007
Zzzzzzz . . .
We get one of these about once a year, the jock-asleep-in-car-with-engine-running story.
Sports blotter: "Sawing wood" edition
| August 29, 2007
No one knows what got into Offerman — he’d never been arrested before.
Sports blotter: "Somewhere, Izzy Alcantara smiled" edition
| August 22, 2007
It’s been a while since we heard much from the Washington Huskies.
Sports blotter: "Trouble in Washington" edition
| August 15, 2007
Question: what do you do when your team decides to offer you, a mere 20 year old, $12.5 million over five years?
Sports blotter: "Puts up a brick!" edition
| August 08, 2007
Add another one to the list.
Sports blotter: "More tasing" edition
| August 01, 2007
One wonders, at times, if there is some kind of Norse God of sports crime.
Sports blotter: "T-High" edition
| July 25, 2007
Squish the fish
Hey New England, can I get a “Sucks to be you, you got a DWI, you LOSER!”
Sports blotter: "Dolphin crime" edition
| July 18, 2007
Baseball players steal bases, basketball players steal basketballs, and that’s all acceptable behavior within the confines of the game.
Sports blotter: "What are they teaching at Clemson?" edition
| July 11, 2007
It’s actually getting boring.
Sports blotter: "Running out of ways to make fun of the Bengals" edition
| June 27, 2007
Murder most foul
Man, just what the hell is going on in the sports world?
Sports blotter: "This isn't funny" edition
| June 20, 2007
Touched by a taser
Such was the fate of DerMarr Johnson, who just made himself the latest entry in what is becoming a shockingly long list.
Sports blotter: "More Pittsburgh pimping" edition
| June 13, 2007
Some college-football positions just seem to be cursed, arrest-wise.
Sports blotter: "When's he going to talk about Michael Vick?" edition
| June 06, 2007
Stay classy, Florida
Class act Elijah Dukes has at least five kids by at least four different women.
Sports blotter: "Blunt text message" edition
| May 30, 2007
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