Scott’s Turf: Claiming Dignity

Scott Reed FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 23 Comments

Coming out of the closet. This is a trend in athletics that has caught many off guard, some not so much. One thing is for sure, though, that the announcements of high profile players that they are gay has stirred plenty of debate and commentary across the board. Some are for the announcements, some against. The more troubling trend, though, …

College football nation: Johnny “football” stays away from pens and the Heisman race

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 5 Comments

    Oh my goodness, two weeks until kick off and then we can finally quit all of this quiet time and bring the noise. Then we can start figuring out if the SEC will be re-re-re-re-re-re-re-repeat as National Champs or if someone else will steal the spotlight. I know for one thing, Texas A&M needs this season to get …

Notes from around the college football nation: Beer for sale and naming rights up for grabs

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 3 Comments

Not all rumors are created equal. Monday has come and gone, and Les Miles is still the head coach of LSU.  Whoever put word out of him being fired probably wanted a little recognition on their twitter account.  It just shows the power of social media and how fast rumors can spread.  The only real news this past week is …