Deadspin SHOTY Tournament: Barbaro Vs. Lamar Thomas

All right, we know this is supposed to just run Tuesdays and Thursdays, but we decided that we were too eager to finally get this first round overwith so we can start the second round tomorrow. (SI's curious pick of Mr. Wade made us decide to speed up the process a bit.) So, this is the final first round matchup, and… » 12/04/06 2:00pm 12/04/06 2:00pm

The Mike Tyson Of College Football

That was Miami Hurricane player Anthony Reddick apologizing for his helmet-swinging role in the brawl against FIU. I'm pretty sure someone wrote that for him... and they must've just scribbled it really quickly and illegibly, because he seemed to be struggling with it. For some reason. » 10/22/06 7:30pm 10/22/06 7:30pm

Today In Broadcasting History

So what now for Lamar Thomas? It's ironic that the only real loser in the big UofM-FIU battle on Saturday was the guy sitting in the announcer's booth — albeit a guy who wanted to get down there and mix it up, or so he said. Thomas, as you know, was cast adrift by Comcast Southeast Sports on Monday for his, um,… » 10/18/06 4:15pm 10/18/06 4:15pm

Lamar Thomas Speaks (Kind Of)

We're having trouble locating it specifically on CanesTime, the message board for Miami football, but several other boards have posted what is allegedly a message from recently fired Miami Hurricanes radio broadcaster Lamar Thomas, whose now infamous tirade about beating down FIU players has entered into… » 10/17/06 4:45pm 10/17/06 4:45pm

Also, We're Pretty Sure That's A Facemask Penalty

Welcome to Brawlgate, Day 4, as fallout continues from Saturday's melee between the Hurricanes and Golden Panthers. The Atlantic Coast and Sun Belt Conferences handed out 31 one-game suspensions late Sunday — 18 for Florida International, 13 for Miami — but, as they say, a new wind was about to blow. At Miami on… » 10/17/06 11:00am 10/17/06 11:00am

Back To You In The Booth, Lamar

So it may not come as a surprise to anyone that more suspensions have come down following the steel cage match between the University of Miami and Florida International football teams on Saturday. A total of 31 players have been dinged — and must sit out their respective games this weekend — 18 from FIU, and 13… » 10/16/06 12:45pm 10/16/06 12:45pm