Hugh Freeze quit his job as head coach at Ole Miss tonight for reasons nobody wanted to describe other than saying they involved “moral turpitude.” Part of the narrative, though, at least for tonight, includes Freeze’s phone records, which show a one-minute call to an escort service. According to a report by Yahoo,…
About an hour after announcing the resignation of head football coach Hugh Freeze amid an ongoing NCAA investigation and reports that he once called an escort service from his university-issued phone, Ole Miss officials gave a press conference in which they said Freeze left because of a pattern of “moral turpitude” in…
After spending more than a year under investigation for NCAA violations, Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze has resigned.
After a sluggish start to the summer, the Cubs are now riding a six-game winning streak that has them just one game back of first place in the NL Central. Cool! To celebrate, they’ve adopted a distinctly dorky performance to mark getting on base. Less cool!
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Amazon always offers a free one-month trial of its Audible audiobook service, but for a limited time, they’re also tossing in an extra free book credit to sweeten the pot. That’s in addition to the book you normally get with the trial, and each credit is valid for any title in the Audible library. The best part? The…
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The New York Daily News ran a lighthearted piece last week about the short amount of time Ray LeMoine—famous creator of the “Yankees Suck” T-shirts, which recently got their own 30 for 30 podcast episode—spent on Rikers Island. The Daily News framed the story as the Yankees “evening the score” against LeMoine, who…
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