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Bear season

Sports blotter: Vacationland edition
we may have a new weird and unexpected pretender to the great sports-crime throne: the University of MaineWBlack Bears.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  April 02, 2008


Rooney doesn't rule

Sports blotter: "Pardon my French, but you're an asshole" edition
Funny, funny stuff coming from Pittsburgh — a relief, actually, to see some other city’s storied NFL franchise balls-deep in an ethical nightmare.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  March 26, 2008


Young people doing stupid things

Sports blotter: "Carrying a gun to a track meet" edition
“This isn’t fixin’ to stop me,” crowed a defiant Josh Jarboe.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  March 19, 2008


Must be the genes

Sports blotter: "Brother to brother" edition
You don’t often see sports-crime legacies.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  March 12, 2008


Patriot haze

Sports blotter: "Salt in the wound" edition
It’s a bad time to be a Pats fan.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  March 05, 2008


Illegal use of hands

Sports blotter: "Personal foul" edition
It’s been a slow year so far for defensive-back arrests.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  February 27, 2008


Easy policework

Sports blotter: "No shit, Sherlock" edition
I’ve always wondered exactly how these gigantic defensive linemen think they’re going to beat the whole “physical description” aspect of post-felony police work.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  February 20, 2008

The enforcer

Sports blotter: "Real-life Rocky" edition
Once upon a time, the washed-up hulking athlete didn’t have very many employment opportunities.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  February 13, 2008


We're not going to talk about it

Sports blotter: "Super Bowl? What Super Bowl?" edition
We start off this week with a crime that occurred some place other than Arizona, a/k/a the place we do not mention, where the sports tragedy that did not happen did not take place.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  February 06, 2008


Keep on truckin'

Sports blotter: "A busy week" edition
No messing around with those long-ass crime-story write-ups this week.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  January 30, 2008


Return of the Pac

Sports blotter: "Never coming back to the NFL at this rate" edition
The sad thing about Adam “Pacman” Jones is that we won’t have him to kick around in columns like this much longer.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  January 23, 2008


Hands of stone

Sports blotter: "Ex-Patriot" edition
Graham and Sauerbrun join a surprisingly long list of former Patriots who have been arrested in recent times.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  January 16, 2008


Bronx bum

Sports blotter: "Hero to zero" edition
Man, there sure must have been some serious drinking going down on those great Yankee teams of the 1990s.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  January 09, 2008


Wipe the slate clean

Sports crime 2008
The next year in sports crime is here.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  January 02, 2008


Skell of the year

Sports crime: 2007 in review
Much less funny than usual, was 2007.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  December 18, 2007


Can't drive 55

Sports blotter: "Sammy Hagar" edition
This past week, we snared an early candidate for the next Justin Miller Award, given to the athlete who most bollockses up his professional-draft status with an avoidable pre-draft arrest.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  December 12, 2007


Do mess with Texas

Sports blotter: "Houston has a problem" edition
The Houston Texans are like the soy cheese of the sporting world.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  December 05, 2007


Bob's your uncle

Sports blotter: "Across the pond" edition
When was the last time England was relevant at all in the sporting world?
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  November 28, 2007


Bonds away

Sports blotter: "Barry's indictment" edition
This Barry Bonds thing is going to be a big story, no doubt, but trust me: even bigger news is probably coming.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  November 19, 2007


Tennessee two-step

Sports blotter: "All offensive linemen" edition
Tough week for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where two football players were busted within a span of three days.
By: MATT TAIBBI  |  November 14, 2007
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