Bruce Pearl: The bad news continues for the Tennessee basketball coach. “Documents obtained by ESPN.com via a Freedom of Information Act request show that the University of Tennessee self-reported several NCAA violations involving its men’s basketball team, including nearly 100 impermissible phone calls to various recruits.” On the surface – not a huge deal. But coupled with last week’s news? This feels like one of those moment where Pearl will be fine … if nothing else pops up in the coming weeks. Lay low, Bruce. Quit talking to the media.
Buried at the end of this New York Times story on ESPN’s continued profitability was this strange shot fired from ESPN’s (…)
The SEC had far more African-American coaches than any other league last year, but still gets questioned when two choose to leave.
Golfer Pablo Larrazabal Forced to Jump in Lake During Hornet Attack at Malaysian Open, Still Birdies Hole
A clip with some, err, buzz.