In 2011, the most awful scandal in the history of college athletics was exposed when it was revealed that Jerry Sandusky, a longtime coach at Penn State, had groomed and sexually abused teenage boys in the locker room of the school’s hallowed football stadium over a period decades, and that further the abuse had been covered up by university officials who deemed the sanctity of their football program to be paramount to any form of tangible justice for the victims.
Ahead of yesterday's Ohio State victory over Oregon in the college football national championship game, an unusually floppy-haired Jimmy Kimmel rolled out a special edition of Celebrities Read Mean Tweets, featuring ESPN broadcasters and college coaches. Some of them are better at reading than others.
Jameis Winston, the Heisman winner, national title champ, and Florida State football hero, can do no wrong according to his biggest boosters—at least, not without incontrovertible evidence. Well, here's some evidence that he's a dumb supermarket thief, if nothing else.
Did you watch the BCS National Championship Game last night? Haha, I love how we joke. In case you're curious, it was a very ("the MOST") important college football game. The University of Alabama won, but the real news story here is that the Alabama quarterback's girlfriend is pretty.
After the embarrassment of Wednesday night's riot, in which thousands of Penn State students took to the streets to protest the firing of longtime football coach Joe Paterno for helping to cover up assistant coach Jerry Sandusky's alleged rape of several young boys, you'd think Penn State fans would have learned their lesson. As it turns out, not all of them have.
The University of Arizona played host to UCLA on Thursday for an evening game of football. Just before halftime, a man posing as a referee rushed the field, was exposed as a fraud, and then attempted to escape while simultaneously shedding his clothing. Did I mention that all the commotion led to a bench-clearing brawl?
Following his winning of the Heisman Trophy last weekend, Auburn quarterback Cam Newton stopped by the Late Show tonight to read David Letterman's Top 10 List: "Things Cam Newton Can Say Now That He Won the Heisman Trophy." Watch inside.