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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

College Basketball

J.R. Sakuragi aka J.R. Henderson

Thanks to my buddy Greg for passing along this great story. It may be touching on my UCLA roots a bit more than normal, but nevertheless, worth your while. Former UCLA basketball player and 1995 national champion J.R. Henderson, is no longer J.R. Henderson. You see, ever since being selected by the Grizzlies in the…Read More

Steve Lavin Can’t Draw up Proper Wedding Plans

According to Bruins Nation, which also claims that the LA Times blog jacked the story without giving proper credit, shame, shame on you, Steve Lavin had to call on audible on his wedding plans. From Bruins Nation where the story originally appeared: Update from the Jarou/Lavin wedding headquarters in Newport Beach. Unexpectedly we have received…Read More

Wife Drove Billy Donovan’s Decision to Desert Orlando

The St. Petersburg Times has a really interesting chronology and account of Billy Donovan’s decision to leave Orlando and return to Florida. In reading through the article, I can’t help but notice that Donovan’s wife seems to have been a driving force in Donovan’s departure from the Magic. Just take the opening sentences: Billy Donovan…Read More

Magic Letting Donovan Off the Hook

According to a report from the Orlando Sentinel as of early Monday morning. The Orlando Magic today will allow Billy Donovan out of his 5-year, $27.5 million contract that he signed on Friday. “It’s over,” said a source close to the situation. … Unless Donovan wakes up today and changes his mind, the Magic will…Read More

Honestly David Lighty, Who Still Uses BB Guns?

OK, let me get this out of the way first: he pleaded not guilty along with two other comrades on the charges, but they are expected to plead guilty eventually. Now onto the fun: David Lighty and two of his former teammates on the Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School basketball team pleaded not guilty today…Read More

Bobby Lutz Must Not Be a Fan of Message Boards

A friend of mine passed along this story to me in an email, and I had no idea how jacked up it really gets. Here’s your quick background: Bobby Lutz is the men’s basketball coach at Charlotte, who also interviewed for the South Alabama job. But that’s not all. His name got thrown into the…Read More

Nebraska AD Wants Five Years of Eligibility for Athletes

Huh? Whaaat? I guess it’s his way of helping Nebraska fans get more enjoyment — but memo — it’s too late to work the magic with Tommy Frazier and Eric Crouch. Lemme see how this works … it takes four years on average to graduate, yet athletes should have five years of eligibility? What, are…Read More

UCLA Rocks, Reaches 100th National Title in School History

That’s right, since I’m a proud UCLA alum, I must boast to the world when my school achieves something quite notable — you know, just like a proud parent showing off pictures of their ugly ass kid that nobody cares to see. On Sunday, the UCLA women’s water polo team defeated Stanford 5-4 to capture…Read More

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