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AFTERBURNER: Silent Saturday

This might be the best Afterburner installment yet, and possibly because there’s no politics in it. It’s about the idiocy infecting child-rearing, and in particular how overprotective parents and others are destroying team sports for young kids. In particular with... (Continue reading)

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Grambling Wants To Bring Jesse Jackson In To Heal Their Football Team…

A few days back, KTVE-TV in Shreveport reported that Grambling State University had invited Jesse Jackson to show up in an effort to “mediate” or “heal” the rift between the university’s administration and the football team. “I want to do... (Continue reading)

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JUST GREAT: How About Alabama State’s Band At Halftime?

No, they didn’t cover Blurred Lines or Get Lucky or the Bed Intruder Song. Or maybe they did. But that ain’t what I’m talkin’ about. This is… Awesome, right? You’re goin’ off to college to learn how to be a... (Continue reading)

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The Market Gets Revenge On Johnny Football

Y’all prolly heard by now that this Johnny Matzo, or Johnny Mazeltov, or whatever his name is – Johnny Football, they call him; the kid what won the Heisman last year – got off pretty much scot-free for gettin’ paid... (Continue reading)

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The Mannings’ Football-On-Your-Phone Video

Because it’s that time o’ year, baby. It almost kinda-sorta sounds a little like Eli was frontin’ a yat accent in this thing about halfway through it. Almost. Kinda-sorta. Anyhow, it’s a DirecTV thing. They got paid for it. But... (Continue reading)

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(UPDATED) Enough Already LSU, Just Reinstate Jeremy Hill

LSU running back Jeremy Hill had his long-awaited dialogue with 19th Judicial District Court judge Bonnie Jackson today on the question of his probation after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor simple battery – namely, sucker-punching someone in the midst of... (Continue reading)

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VIDEO: Bob Costas On The Thug Culture In The NFL

I’m not a Bob Costas fan. At all. That said, this is a very good clip from him on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno Thursday night. In it, Costas does two things – first, he explains to a quite... (Continue reading)

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Hey, How About An LSU Football Video?

Everybody else is still fired up about that fat Peruvian dude who got off from whackin’ the skinny black kid in Florida. I’ve been sick of that story since it first got started. See, the race thing doesn’t do much... (Continue reading)

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BAYHAM: Steve Gleason And The State Of Sports Talk Radio

Six years ago outside Soldier Field I took a picture of a Chicago Bears fan who had just finished assembling a large sandwich-board sign designed to offend visiting New Orleans Saints fans.  The message was this: “Bears Finishing What Katrina... (Continue reading)

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BAYHAM: A Lefty Pol Tries To Sack The Redskins Brand

Washington At-Large Councilman David Grosso is advancing a measure before the city council calling for the NFL’s Washington Redskins (which do not play in Washington, DC) to change their team name, which he considers racist. And if you’re buying what... (Continue reading)

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CROUERE: Brickbats For Tebow, Bouquets For Collins

Editor’s Note: In case you haven’t heard, Jason Collins is now flailing about for a book deal. There is no truth to the rumor his working title is 1.1 Points Per Game In My Last Year As A Straight Guy.... (Continue reading)

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Got That Right, Tebow…

Have you seen this? It’s pretty spot on, you’d have to say… Has anybody noticed, amid all the hoopla about Jason Collins sayin’ he’s a gay dude and how courageous he is for sayin’ it, that Jason Collins’ career is... (Continue reading)

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Today’s The 37th Anniversary Of The Greatest Play In Baseball History

Rick Monday, Chicago Cubs, on this day in 1976.... (Continue reading)

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HEH: Nate vs. The Terrorist

Hit the mute on this one if you’re at work, because the sound track is that “America, F Yeah” song from the ol’ Team America: World Police movie the South Park people did. It’s a video of some dude from... (Continue reading)

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BAYHAM: Mike Detillier On Draft Week, Part One

It’s draft week in the National Football League, an exciting time even though preseason play is still three months away. College football expert and NFL draft authority Mike Detillier was kind enough to field some questions about the 2013 player... (Continue reading)

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Drew Brees On Cam Cameron

By now y’all all know that Miles is hiring Cam Cameron to be LSU’s new offensive coordinator, right? The grapevine says Cameron was on campus yesterday and met with all the folks. And that they finished up a deal. I... (Continue reading)

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(UPDATED) Today Is National Signing Day

Word is LSU’s gonna take an off-the-hook recruiting class. Which isn’t a real big surprise, mind you. LSU always takes an off-the-hook recruiting class. It’s just that this one’s supposed to be a little more off-the-hook than normal. If they... (Continue reading)

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SADOW: Sports Fan? Fine. Support The Tax Swap

Even with sympathetic Republicans commanding majorities in the Louisiana Legislature, Gov. Bobby Jindal still will have to pick up about a dozen Democrats in the House and at least a couple more in the Senate in order to get his... (Continue reading)

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BAYHAM: A Q&A With Mike Detillier

Only days before the big game, NFL Draft analyst and college football expert Mike Detillier fielded some questions about the prospect of a Black and Gold rebound in 2013, where the team needs to go in the draft, the sudden... (Continue reading)

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See Ya, Spaggles

Here’s some good stuff for ya. Sean Payton is back. And I do mean BACK. The New Orleans Saints announced Thursday that Defensive Coordinator Steve Spagnuolo and Secondary Coach Ken Flajole have been relieved of their duties with the team.... (Continue reading)

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