Are You A Wash-Out Football Player Who Feels Like Going To Rio In…

Maurice Clarett, 11 years ago a great running back for Ohio State and a cautionary tale for the last decade, feels like going to the Rio Olympics in 2016. By learning how to play rugby, he may be giving himself a legitimate shot at getting there. » 3/23/13 6:12pm 3/23/13 6:12pm

How Maurice Clarett Lost His Way, Bombed Out Of The NFL, Planned A…

In 2009, Joe Moglia, then the CEO of TD Ameritrade, quit his job to coach football. He wanted to coach a college team. But no athletic director wanted him. So he took a job, in 2011, as head coach of the UFL's Omaha Nighthawks, a team that included former Buckeye Maurice Clarett. Moglia had an unorthodox style: He ran… » 12/13/12 10:00am 12/13/12 10:00am

Soccer Mistress Is Not Gonna Be Ignored

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 11/20/10 9:00am 11/20/10 9:00am

Judge Makes The Bold Move Of Questioning Maurice Clarett's Mental Health

The latest news in the Maurice Clarett situation isn't that he's being required to undergo a mental health evaluation. The news is that he doesn't think he needs one. When the judge ordered the evaluation, Clarett scoffed at him. He was later quoted as saying, "I clearly understand everything, and I don't know why we… » 8/12/06 2:56pm 8/12/06 2:56pm

Fictional League Somehow More Fictional Now

Now that the whole Maurice Clarett business has veered into Greek tragedy story with Tom Friend's breathtaking ESPN story, we turn our focus to the part of his story it's easy to make fun of: His "upcoming" stint with the Mahoning Valley Hitmen of the Eastern Indoor Football League, a league that has as much chance of… » 8/10/06 5:45pm 8/10/06 5:45pm