Each Wednesday I share links to good articles/columns from recent happenings from around the sporting world. If you come across good articles, videos, etc. – please pass them along, I’d love to take a look.
Fiesta Bowl spending and donations are being questioned as executives racked up a $1,200 bill at a strip club and even spent $30,000 on a birthday party for the chief executive John Junker. Junker was fired in wake of the investigations. To top things off – the Fiesta Bowl could lose its spot in the BCS.
The latest twist to Tresselgate revealed he forwarded the emails to Ted Sarniak, a mentor to Terrelle Pryor, despite saying he kept the information to himself at the March 8th news conference.
If you’ve been wondering how the Trees at Toomer’s Corner are doing, the latest prognosis isn’t good.
Photo via idahostatesmsan.com
Titus Young (pictured above), Ryan Winterswyk, and a handful of other Broncos had impressive showings at Pro Day which should help their draft stock.
Oregon has plenty of talent returning but biggest spring priority is replacing lost leaders.
Despite many claiming Chad Ochooinco’s tryout with Sporting Kansas City was just a publicity stunt, Ochocinco earned a reserve spot on the MLS team.
Manchester United’s 2011 preseason tour will again be in the United States facing the likes of Chicago Fire, New England Revolution, Seattle Sounders and Barcelona.
Hockey fans might want to look away – some are predicting the MLS to over take the NHL in popularity to become the 4th most popular sport in the U.S.
The U.S. National Soccer team tied Argentina 1-1 last Saturday in New Jersey. 18-year-old Juan Agudelo scored as a second half substitute giving him two goals in three games for the National Team. Anyway, here are highlights from the match including some the usual brilliance of Lionel Messi and incredible saves from Tim Howard:
Timmy Chandler shines in the U.S. Soccer loss to Paraguay, leading the German-American invasion.
How an anonymous meteorologist from Utah – Ken Pomeroy – changed college basketball scouting.
Butler is the new Michigan State – Brad Stevens has the Bulldogs built for perennial March success.
The Final Four runs by VCU and Butler could have a trickle-down effect.
Ten things you need to know about this year’s Final Four.
This is one of the best stories about basketball and life I’ve read in quite awhile – A father’s choice: family over Final Four dreams. This one is definitely worth reading.
Ian Walsh and Shane Dorian recently paddled at Jaws and fortunately there’s video of the insanity:
National Football League:
New York Jets quarterback Erik Ainge opens up about his drug addition, recovery, and hope. This is another you probably want to read.
CollegeLAX Newsstand: March 28, 2011 – MCLA news, notes, and notable games this week.
Rulon Gardner: An inspiration in a whole new way.
Any good articles or videos I missed? Happy Humpday Everyone!