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What Being A Coach Should Mean In The 21st Century

Rutgers gave athletic director Tim Pernetti the boot on Friday after Mike "50 Hot Ones Comin' At Ya!" Rice was shitcanned for turning basketball practice into his own dodgeball refresher course. But because the only thing he did that was truly anathema to the big-time sports hivemind was to get caught, Rice remains… » 4/10/13 2:50pm 4/10/13 2:50pm

Cartoon Bear Bryant Kicked Cartoon Joe Paterno Out Of Cartoon Heaven

This is the pen-and-ink version of Sally Jenkins's or Rick Reilly's mea culpa eviscerations of Joe Paterno, knowing what we all know now about the late coach's role in Penn State's cover-up. Editorial cartoonist Rob Tornoe has updated his Philadelphia Inquirer cartoon from January, top, which showed Paterno getting a… » 7/19/12 2:05pm 7/19/12 2:05pm

Who Wants To Watch Bear Bryant's Hat Get Chopped Up Into Little Pieces?

Panini America, which bought up the Donruss Trading Card Company in 2009, has released a video that details the extensive process of creating 100 memorabilia cards for distribution. This particular batch featured a thumbnail-sized swatch of fabric from one of Bear Bryant's old houndstooth hats. The company… » 2/09/11 3:55pm 2/09/11 3:55pm

Giant Houndstooth Hat Arrives For Alabama Concession Stand: The Bear's…

Somewhere the ghost of Bear Bryant is crying. And not just because Alabama outsourced the giant houndstooth hat to a Connecticut based company. But because, you know, this seems like something that should exist just outside the Tampa Bay Bucs pirate ship. The goal is to spruce up the concession stands at Bryant-Denny… » 8/28/08 11:30am 8/28/08 11:30am