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… » 3/29/11 2:25pm 3/29/11 2:25pm

Matt Lignell Has A Biiiiig Problem With Purdue

Every last one of Matt Lignell's 465 pounds has taken issue with how Purdue University recently treated them. Read the shades of Kevin Smith in the letter he wrote to the student newspaper ... » 10/23/10 2:00pm 10/23/10 2:00pm

Your College Football Early Games Thread

For potential heart-attack fetishists, there's Illinois at Michigan State. For sadists, B.C. at Florida State or Minnesota at Purdue. For the righteous/godless, Western Michigan at Notre Dame. For college-football addicts, there's Missouri at Texas A&M and Vanderbilt at Georgia. » 10/16/10 12:00pm 10/16/10 12:00pm

Pantsless In Purdue

Since Barry's off tonight, I'll pick up the slack on the ridiculous college football team posters beat today. Here is the scantily clad Purdue offensive line from 2000. They were dubbed "The Lifeguards." Goodness. [PurdueBoilermakers] » 9/02/09 11:20am 9/02/09 11:20am

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…