Is This Petition The Beginning Of An Athlete Revolt Against The NCAA?

More than 300 football and men's basketball players from major, Division I NCAA programs have added their names to a petition drawn up and circulated by the National College Players Association (NCPA), which is headed by a former UCLA linebacker named Ramogi Hamu. The NCPA solicited player support from five major… » 10/25/11 11:55am 10/25/11 11:55am

Purdue Is Sorry They Blamed Cheap Purdue Donors For Matt Painter’s…

A day after sending out a letter that more or less blamed its boosters for men's basketball coach Matt Painter's meeting with Missouri officials, the Purdue athletic department sent out a hasty (or, as tipster and proud Mackey Challenge donor BigTenObsession calls it, "weaksauce") apology to its mailing list. Senior… » 3/30/11 3:40pm 3/30/11 3:40pm

Purdue Not-So-Subtly Blames Cheap Purdue Donors For Matt Painter's…

Purdue head coach Matt Painter, who has led the Boilermakers to four straight 25-win seasons, is meeting with Missouri officials in Florida today to discuss their recently vacated head coaching job. The John Purdue Club is in a tizzy over his potential departure, even though this scenario seems more representative of a … » 3/29/11 2:25pm 3/29/11 2:25pm

Bob Griese Sets A New Standard for Announcing Objectivity By Waving…

ESPN/ABC assigned Bob Griese, a Purdue alum, to call the Purdue-Oregon game this weekend. On Friday we posted that Erin Andrews felt the need to defend her objectivity after the Florida-Miami game » 9/15/08 2:15pm 9/15/08 2:15pm. Well, it should be interesting to see what the response is from Bob Griese after he took a Purdue flag and waved it…