October 7, 2005 |
A look at the before-and-after pictures of Brad Culpepper -- a 280-pound NFL defensive lineman in one, a 205-pound lawyer in the other -- leads to a perfectly logical assumption: He had to be using steroids, right? "I hear that a lot," said Culpepper, 36, who played nine seasons with Minnesota, Tampa Bay and Chicago from 1992 to 2000. "But I never even saw [steroids]. If I could have gotten away with using them, would I have? Maybe.
January 5, 2005
DIVISION I-A COACHING CHANGES: BRIGHAM YOUNG OUT...GARY CROWTON (RESIGNED) IN...BRONCO MENDENHALL EAST CAROLINA OUT...JOHN THOMPSON (RESIGNED) IN...SKIP HOLTZ FLORIDA OUT...RON ZOOK (FIRED) IN...URBAN MEYER ILLINOIS OUT...RON TURNER (FIRED) IN...RON ZOOK INDIANA OUT...GERRY DINARDO (FIRED) IN...TERRY HOEPPNER LOUISIANA STATE OUT...NICK SABAN (RESIGNED) IN...LES MILES MIAMI (OHIO) OUT...TERRY HOEPPNER (RESIGNED) IN...SHANE MONTGOMERY MISSISSIPPI OUT...DAVID CUTCLIFFE (FIRED) IN...
September 9, 2013 |
Oklahoma State Athletic Director Mike Holder apologized to his fellow athletic directors around the Big 12 Conference on Monday in advance of what's expected to be a scathing expose of the football program by Sports Illustrated. "I apologize to all the athletic directors in the conference for what's about to happen, for what's about to be said about a member institution," Holder said at a news conference without taking questions. "That reflects on everyone, all our brothers and peers; we're very remorseful about that.
July 24, 2013 |
Sylvester Stallone announced on his Twitter account that Ultimate Fighting Championship star Ronda Rousey and former welterweight boxing champion Victor Ortiz will appear in the third “The Expendables” film. Rousey, scheduled to defend her women's bantamweight belt for the second time Dec. 28 against Miesha Tate, reportedly signed with the talent agency William Morris this year. Ortiz, who hasn't fought since getting his jaw broken in a June 2012 loss to Josesito Lopez at Staples Center, recently performed on ABC's “Dancing With the Stars.” “Expendables 3” is aiming for an August 2014 release, according to IMDB.
September 2, 2005
*--* No School Comment 1 USC Only a freak ballroom-dancing injury can stop third consecutive AP crown. 2 IOWA Strange BCS crop circles forming near Coach Kirk's football farm. 3 TEXAS Coach asks to reschedule Ohio State game for September of 3005. 4 FLORIDA It's not the heat that worries Urban Meyer, it's the humidity. 5 VIRGINIA TECH Comparing Vick with older brother is no left-handed compliment. 6 TENNESSEE First team to institute two-a-day court proceedings in off-season.
December 31, 2009 |
Texas Tech fired Mike Leach on Wednesday after the coach took the school to court to try to overturn his suspension for alleged mistreatment of an injured player. "I'm very sad to say there's only one person to blame for this and it's Mike Leach," Texas Tech Chancellor Kent Hance told the Associated Press. Jerry Turner , vice chairman of the university system's board of regents, said "other things" came to light during an investigation of Leach's treatment of receiver Adam James . The sophomore alleged the coach twice confined him to a small, dark place after the player received a diagnosis of a concussion.
August 2, 2012 |
Rio Ferdinand, a defensive standout for Manchester United of the English Premier League, is denying a charge of improper conduct concerning a tweet he made in the aftermath of a trial that focused on his brother being the target of a racism. Ferdinand appeared to endorse a Twitter post that referred to Chelsea defender Ashley Cole, who like the Ferdinand brothers is black, as a "choc ice," a slang term for a person who is black on the outside and white on the inside. The tweet was in reference to Cole testifying as a defense witness for teammate John Terry, who was cleared of racially abusing Ferdinand's brother Anton , a defender for the EPL's Queens Park Rangers.
July 25, 2013 |
Sports fans all over New England were full of anticipation Tuesday, the day before Patriots Coach Bill Belichick made his first public comments regarding the team's former tight end Aaron Hernandez, who has been charged with first-degree murder. On the the CSN New England sports talk show "Uno Sports Tonight," a panel discussed what Belichick would and should say during the press conference. Here are some samples of the thought-provoking and highly intellectual dialogue between panel members Gary Tanguay and Kirk Minihane: "You're full of crap!"
December 12, 2002
USC offensive coordinator Norm Chow on Wednesday won the Broyles Award, which is presented annually to the nation's top assistant coach. And Chow, who attended a dinner and award presentation in Little Rock, Ark., said he intends to remain an assistant under Coach Pete Carroll with the Trojans. Chow was regarded as a candidate to replace Ron McBride at Utah, his alma mater, but Urban Meyer of Bowling Green accepted the Utah job on Wednesday.
December 5, 2004 |
Coaching Notre Dame is still Urban Meyer's dream job. It just isn't the one he's taking. Meyer said Saturday the professional and financial opportunity presented to him by Florida was too good to pass up. And by the time Notre Dame called, Meyer already knew he was heading for the Swamp, not the Golden Dome. "This was a family decision that was made prior to the other situation," Meyer said Saturday after the fifth-ranked Utes practiced.