Oregon Coach Sorry For Calling Out Mike Leach's "Low-Class Bullshit"

Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday set the FBS record for most pass attempts in a game on Saturday in a blowout loss to Oregon. He did it despite the game being all but over, and Ducks defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti was pissed at WSU coach Mike Leach for making it happen. "Total bullshit," Aliotti said. » 10/21/13 1:28pm 10/21/13 1:28pm

"Dangerously Excessive": How Washington State Football Confronted, And…

"There are no signs of abuse," Washington State University athletic director Bill Moos told reporters last month, after the school had concluded an internal investigation into claims that football coach Mike Leach and his staff had mistreated players in his debut season there. Based on interviews with a dozen football… » 1/08/13 1:15pm 1/08/13 1:15pm

"It Is Totally Out Of Control": Here's The Letter That Started…

Washington State University announced today that an internal review had cleared football coach Mike Leach and his staff of any misconduct. Last month, star wide receiver Marquess Wilson was suspended for violating team rules, after which he quit the team and released a public letter alleging that coaches had abused… » 12/12/12 11:18pm 12/12/12 11:18pm

Marquess Wilson Exits Washington State With A Letter Alleging Mental…

Marquess Wilson, suspended indefinitely from an underperforming Washington State team by head coach Mike Leach this past week, is leaving the team. He was second-team All-American last year and tops the Cougars' all-time receiving yards list. Here's the letter he gave to the Visalia Times-Delta, in which he alleges… » 11/10/12 10:15pm 11/10/12 10:15pm

Pac-12 Football In A Nutshell: Reporter Addresses Coach By Name Of Guy…

After the madness of SEC Media Days, the other FBS conferences' pre-season football bazaars tend to be a bit more understated. That doesn't mean there aren't occasional weird moments, like earlier today at the Big 12 media day when Oklahoma State coach Mike "I'm a man! I'm 40!" Gundy was interrupted by a horde of… » 7/24/12 5:45pm 7/24/12 5:45pm

Yet Another Mike Leach Book Inscription: "Craig James Is A Douche"

So now we have a reference to Craig James maybe having killed five hookers while at SMU, an explicit endorsement for anyone other than Craig James in Texas's U.S. Senate race, and now this, sent to us by a reader named Tyler. Mike Leach might have been better off writing a book filled with nothing but his inscriptions… » 5/14/12 12:15pm 5/14/12 12:15pm

Craig James Says Mike Leach Is "A Bully" In Amateurish Campaign Ad

Craig James's floundering campaign for a U.S. Senate seat has a new video in which the candidate trots out his daughter to address the thorny issue of what Mike Leach did to his son at Texas Tech. "If I see wrong, then I'm going to stand up against it. I will never let something go by that is a bully, or someone… » 3/28/12 11:15am 3/28/12 11:15am

Bill Simmons, Malcolm Gladwell, And The Dirty Secret Of The MIT Sports…

The Joke That Started It All
Shortly after 9 a.m. Friday, in a big gray conference room in a big gray convention center, 1,500 people—mostly white, mostly male, mostly clad in business suits—roar with laughter. Jeff Van Gundy, the former Knicks and Rockets coach and current ESPN analyst, has just cracked wise. Jeff… » 3/10/11 2:32pm 3/10/11 2:32pm