USC DB Josh Shaw Explains Why He Made Up That Drowning-Nephew Story

USC defensive back Josh Shaw was the inspirational story of the moment when the school claimed back in August that he'd sprained both ankles jumping off a balcony to save his drowning 7-year-old nephew. Within a few days it had become clear that everything about the story was fake, except for the sprained ankles. It… » 11/13/14 2:02pm 11/13/14 2:02pm

Skip Bayless Is Making Up Shit About The Michigan-Notre Dame Rivalry

This morning we illustrated how one ESPN blowhard will make up facts in order to argue for continuing a college football series lucrative for the WWL. Not to be outdone, Skip Bayless chimed in on the topic this morning on First Take, and somehow managed to get it even more wrong than Mark May. » 9/03/13 1:33pm 9/03/13 1:33pm

Ole Miss Football Coach Engages In Some Revisionist History

The picture you see above was sent from Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze's Twitter account today, along with the inspiring hashtags #HottyToddy, #DoSomethingSpecial, and #WinTheDay. What a great way to recall the storied legacy of the Ole Miss football program! Except, of course, for the fact that everything about that… » 5/20/13 4:20pm 5/20/13 4:20pm

Mike Shanahan Lied When He Said That A Doctor Cleared Robert Griffin…

During Washington's 31-28 victory over the the Ravens five weeks ago, Haloti Ngata brought down Robert Griffin III during the fourth quarter, leaving Griffin limping. Griffin sat out one play, then returned for four more, going 2/3 and advancing Washington to the Baltimore 16 before intentionally grounding the ball… » 1/06/13 11:10am 1/06/13 11:10am

Australian Swimmer Tries To Cover Up Skateboarding Injury With False…

"Olympic swimmer Kenrick Monk has tearfully admitted to inventing a story about being the victim of a deliberate hit-and-run car incident. In a blow to his chances of representing his country again, Monk, 23, revealed he had broken two bones in his elbow while skateboarding on Wednesday. At the time he told media he… » 10/01/11 5:15pm 10/01/11 5:15pm

Looks Like The DePaul Assistant Coach's Home May Not Have Been Robbed…

In the interest of fairness to unknown but besmirched burglars everywhere, here's a follow-up to the "Today In Horrible Quotes" post from yesterday morning. It was about a bummer of a break-in, but Act II features a police source telling the press that things may not have gone down as reported. Start scene: » 8/26/11 12:15am 8/26/11 12:15am

Ray Allen Calls Post-Game Interviews "Therapeutic," Secures His Place…

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Ray Allen reveals that he is abnormal and looks forward to post-game interviews. » 4/07/11 4:30pm 4/07/11 4:30pm

Two Sports Medicine Experts Agree: Monta Is Totally Lying

"I'm going to improve every part of my game. That's what I do. That's why I play basketball...to improve and to become the best player [who] ever touched a basketball." Monta Ellis said that just over a month ago » 9/03/08 4:30pm 9/03/08 4:30pm, right after he received a six-year, $66 million contract extension from the Golden State Warriors. Now…