Over the course of about 13 months, the Mississippi football fairy tale – the one in which a perennial second-tier Southeastern Conference school quite innocently becomes a recruiting juggernaut – has been deconstructed. An NCAA enforcement Notice of Allegations was delivered in January 2016, alleging 13 rules violations by the football program. Then star offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil had his social media accounts hacked on NFL draft night and the case reopened, resulting in eight more alleged violations that Ole Miss publicly acknowledged Wednesday.
Louisville’s Rick Pitino and UNC fans got into a heated exchange as the coach walked off the court during the No. 7 Cardinals game against the Tar Heels on Wednesday night. Sports Illustrated’s Jonathan Jones captured some of the interaction on video.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the recent incident in which former Knicks star, Charles Oakley, was booted out of Madison Square Garden and arrested. The scene where security guards tackled him to the ground was all over the news, and spurred a New York sized drama that hung over the Knicks franchise -- leading Carmelo Anthony to say there was a cloud hanging over the organization in the wake of the mess. Oakley’s supporters have stood by him. That includes former St. John’s and NBA center Jayson Williams, who told an interesting tale about how Oakley helped him out when he was looking for some cash in college. Here’s the story from Williams’ interview CBS