Greg Oden: Want the good news first or the bad news? Here’s the good – Jason Quick of the Oregonian reports that Oden no longer drinks alcohol, goes to clubs or partakes in late-night fast food. (No word on if he still sexts pictures of his penis to ladies.) Now, the bad: Oden has patellar tendinitis, aka, “jumper’s knee.” After breaking his leg last year, he’s still recovering and won’t be ready for the season opener. We feel terribly bad for Oden, who is just 22 years old and seems like a nice kid. The guy who went 2nd in the 2007 draft after Oden, Kevin Durant, is already one of the top five players in the league. Oden’s career has been pockmarked by injuries. We keep hearing that Oden’s heart isn’t into basketball, which is depressing, because he could have been dominant. We still hope he turns into a serviceable NBA center. [Dwight Jaynes]
You may be able to get a ring.
Slightly better than where the football team lives.
Susannah Fielding … another school shooting, this time a 14-year old at an elementary school … the kid killed his father (…)
He has a tattoo to prove his fandom.
Blake Barnett opened the season as Alabama’s starting quarterback, now he’s transferring.
Jon Dorenbos’ incredible story is a reason to love magic again.
Theo Epstein just got paid.
He has made it clear he doesn’t listen to the program.