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7 Dumbest Athlete Arrests

Sometimes athletes just aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed …

07/04/2014

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Steven Godfrey Joins Paul and Brien to Discuss The “Bag Man”

Steven Godfrey from SB-Nation.com joins the guys to talk about the concept of the “Bag Man”. These silent financiers of division I football players have not been quiet enough, as Godfrey investigates their efforts to bring in our nation’s top athletes. In an effort to gain some understanding of this taboo subject, Godfrey approached a few anonymous Bag Men to ask them how their under-the-table “financial” contributions to prospective college football players has helped out their respective programs. The majority of the anonymous patrons that he interviewed were ironically, not financially “well-off” like many of us would expect. Not only are these players getting paid before they arrive on campus, but they continue to receive cash from these bag men through the entirety of their college career.

SportsRadio 610–04/14/2014

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Hall Of Famer: Gay Athletes Face Old Questions

NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell says gay athletes’ fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of the struggles black players faced in the 1960s.

04/09/2014

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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

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NBA Players Sound Off On Rutgers Video

Houston (CBS  Houston) – Reaction to Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice and his abuse towards players has been immediate and vehement.  Even NBA players took to Twitter to voice their outrage over the video shown […]

04/04/2013

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Top 5 Athletes Society Turned Backs On

Uniting as a nation behind a particular athlete is one of the many ways we non-athletes cope with seeing twenty-somethings make millions of dollars for playing a sport well.

08/16/2011

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