with Packer Dave, Steve Leventhal, and Jeff Rich Our special guest, former UCLA Bruin and NBA veteran Ed O'Bannon talks about his lengthy legal battle with the NCAA over the "amateur" status of college athletes, as chronicled in his book, Court Justice. Plus, the guys talk Winter Olympics, NBA, Jimmy Garopollo's new contract, the Lions new coach, and the fiasco over Josh … [Read more...] about The Sports Report – February 2018
Blame Lolo Jones for Olympic bobsled fail?
It could have been three American bobsleds, not two, in contention for women's 2-man bobsled medals. If not for a bad choice on the part of the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation. After all, USA-1 pilot Elana Meyers and brakeman Lauryn Williams, the most experienced of the bobsledders, are currently in first place with a two-heat time of 1:54.89, .23 seconds ahead of … [Read more...] about Blame Lolo Jones for Olympic bobsled fail?
Hero and Zero of the Week
Michael Jordan, on playing for UNC, and also for Bob Knight on the 1984 Olympic Team: “My Coach, Dean Smith, and Coach Knight are about the same except for the language.” From the other calendar, this in a candy store in Pakistan: “Butt Sweets.” Jimmy Fallon: “Justin Bieber and President Obama, both in New York tonight. Traffic gridlock with the most powerful man in … [Read more...] about Hero and Zero of the Week
Twenty Finalists Named for 2012 Olympic Basketball Squad
from the YourSportsFan.com news wires... The finalist consists of eight 2008 Olympic gold medalists, 10 members of the 2010 USA World Championship gold medal winning team, one national team player and one newcomer to the USA Basketball National Team were among the 20 finalists named today for the 2012 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team by USA Basketball chairman Jerry … [Read more...] about Twenty Finalists Named for 2012 Olympic Basketball Squad