Panthers Lineman Hits Cam Newton With A Fantastic Videobomb

Usually, the mark of a good videobomb is its subtlety, but Panthers lineman Jordan Gross is proof that the art form can also be deployed with a more overt sensibility. Gross's frantic jig was enough to get Cam Newton to forget the question that he had just been asked, so we'll call this videobomb an overall success.… » 5/29/13 3:27pm 5/29/13 3:27pm

A Skeptic's Guide To The 2012 Heisman Trophy

Remember the lullaby afternoons of September, when we all figured we'd see a Heisman winner who merited the award? Maybe a Geno Smith, slinging the ball all over the yard, or even a Matt Barkley, who despite being named after Big Bird's dog had the right pedigree and weaponry (Robert Woods and Marquise Lee catching… » 12/08/12 10:45am 12/08/12 10:45am

Report: Cam Newton Was A Dick To Some People 10 Months Ago

Remember the Pro Bowl? Of course you don't! But CBS's Pete Prisco does, and he remembers Cam Newton being the only one of six quarterback in the game to actually face a pass rush. So now, after nearly a year of dogged reporting, Prisco's gotten down the bottom of things. It seems Cam Newton was mean to other players… » 12/05/12 5:30pm 12/05/12 5:30pm

Cam Newton Spent His Bye Week Soul-Searching And Living Out Every…

The world is not happy with Cam Newton at present. Newton hasn't been the fantasy force he was last year, and he hasn't been the real-football force, either. The Panthers are 1-4, and both Newton's completion percentage and Total QBR have fallen from last year's levels. But he does not despair, report ESPN and the AP.… » 10/18/12 4:15pm 10/18/12 4:15pm

Auburn Wrests Title Of "Team Everyone Wants To Play" From Arkansas

Arkansas beat Auburn today, which in itself wouldn't be so strange except that as recently as this morning it was reasonable to ask whether Arkansas would ever win another game, ever, ever. The Hogs were a preseason top-10 team that lost f̶i̶v̶e̶ four games—in September. If someone was to cushion the fall, Tulsa… » 10/06/12 7:48pm 10/06/12 7:48pm

Cam Newton Is Charging For Autographs. The Horror!

If you're getting ready to judge an athlete for something they said or did, take a breath. Are you outraged because their actions were morally indefensible? Or are you outraged because a columnist says you should be outraged? Because it's a columnist's job to read the paper and find something to get outraged about.… » 7/13/12 11:30am 7/13/12 11:30am