Former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen says he “didn’t know anything” about payments to family

Brian Bowen, the former five-star recruit who was at the center of the FBI probe that resulted in the firings of Louisville head coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich, claims he had no knowledge of the alleged payments made to his family. “I didn’t know anything about it,” Bowen told ESPN. “I was […]


Indiana suffers yet another gutpunch loss, plus Thursday night’s other stuff to know

Maybe the Indiana Hoosiers’ biggest football game in decades ended in something that fits the strange words “yet another narrow heartbreaker of a blowout loss.” The No. 2 Buckeyes rolled into town, as did College GameDay and an ESPN MEGACAST, for the sport’s veritable opening showcase. The Hoosiers came out on fire in front of […]


Baseball Is Broken: Only I Know How To Fix It

“It took forever and wasn’t always fun to watch…” begins the recap of Saturday’s Yankee-Red Sox game by Mike Axisa of the Yankee fan website, RiverAveBlues. The game he is referring to was Saturday’s 16-inning, nearly six-hour uber-marathon, which along the way featured a scintillating five minute umpire review. Baseball is a pastoral sport in […]

Here's What We Know About The U.S. Open Blimp Crash

Thousands of people at the U.S. Open golf tournament in Wisconsin were shocked when a commercial blimp flying over the golf course crashed and burst into flames Thursday.  The pilot, who was still inside the airship when it crashed, suffered serious burns. He was taken to a Milwaukee hospital in serious condition, but his injuries were not […]


MLB Wants Girls To Know They Can Play Baseball Too

Ja’nae Wray dug into the left-handed batter’s box on a field at Major League Baseball’s youth academy in Compton, California, Friday afternoon, her bat raised just above her shoulder as she waited for her pitch. A belt-high fastball came toward her, and she unleashed, hammering a three-run home run over the center field fence. Not […]


USC vs. Arizona 2016: Start time, live stream, TV schedule, and 3 things to know

After dropping back-to-back road games against Stanford and Utah, USC has responded well, with two consecutive wins against Arizona State and Colorado. This week, the Trojans travel to Arizona to take on the 2-4 WIldcats on Saturday afternoon. USC has a favorable road schedule in October, as the trip to Tucson will be the only […]