Who Is The Most Pompous Sports Pundit? A Scientific Investigation

Of all the stupid rhetorical plays columnists use—issuing thundering imperatives, positioning their banal opinions as the exact midpoints between varieties of unyielding madness, championing their cronies' worthless businesses as examples of the disciplinary power of markets, etc. etc.—the funniest are always the ones… »9/25/13 3:40pm9/25/13 3:40pm

How Marshall Henderson Gets Away With Being Marshall Henderson

On Sunday night, we said goodbye to Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson, college basketball's most exciting troll, a sort of human "u mad bro?" who did everything to antagonize his opponents short of popping motorcycle wheelies at halfcourt with their girlfriends riding pillion. He and the 12th-seeded Rebels lost a… »3/27/13 2:15pm3/27/13 2:15pm

LeBron James And The Mistaken Case Of The Shrinking Superstar

In last night's post-game press conference, CBS Sports controversialist Gregg Doyel took the mic and asked LeBron James about his fourth quarter performances in the postseason. The fourth quarter, Doyel suggested, is when "superstars become superstars" (a confusing idea of evolution in itself), and James has been… »6/06/11 7:15pm6/06/11 7:15pm

Arkansas Radio Host Just Thankful Gregg Doyle Didn't Bite Off Any Extremities

Shawn Arnell isn't sure what he did to piss off CBS Sportsline columnist Gregg Doyle so badly. On Tuesday we detailed their radio interview »10/29/08 11:00am10/29/08 11:00am in which Arnell, co-host of in Little Rock (that's him to the right), jousted with the feisty online columnist about a piece he wrote on Thursday on Arkansas football. "He kind…

Gregg Doyel Is A Rather Disagreeable Little Fellow

When a national columnist is a guest on your radio show and he proceeds to call the local college quarterback a prostitute, and his his former coach a pimp, then you've got two things, my friend: Ratings gold, and a genuine douchebag. Welcome back to our stage, ladies and gentlemen, Gregg Doyel, who appeared recently… »10/28/08 12:00pm10/28/08 12:00pm