Brian Banks, the former Long Beach high school football prodigy falsely accused of raping a classmate, today got a second chance at his NFL dreams.
After spending nearly a decade fighting the charge unsuccessfully, the 26-year-old was released from jail and hit the field last year in an attempt to ... More >>
Walking across the Macalester College campus, Chris Kluwe passes unnoticed. As usual, the 30-year-old Vikings punter is dressed down: a pair of brown flip-flops, black basketball shorts, and a baggy zip-up sweatshirt. A backward World of Warcraft hat pins back his shaggy brown surfer haircut, a give ... More >>
Pete Carroll, the same football coach who recruited Los Angeles High School football star Brian Banks to the USC team one decade ago, is reportedly giving the 26-year-old a second chance after 10 years fighting a false rape conviction.
Carroll coaches the Seattle Seahawks now, and has granted the N ... More >>
Do we still have the old jock and nerd stereotypes of yore? Swishy art nerds would never be caught on the jock side of the tracks, or vice versa, would they?
Well, with Country Club and the Mondrian's joint exhibition of the Costacos Brothers' fantastical sports lithographs from the 1980s, the jock ... More >>
Yahoo SportsMarshawn Lynch enjoying some Skittles on the sidelineThe toughest, most bruising running back in the NFL has been fined $10,000 for wearing Skittles shoes. Nicknamed "Beast Mode," Marshawn Lynch is most widely known for running through eight defenders in a 67 yard touchdown run to ... More >>
Shannon CottrellCould Carl ever be a Seahawks fan?In late April, Adult Swim announced that Aqua Teen Hunger Force, one of the shows that launched the late-night television network, was changing its name to Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1. According to series co-creator Dave Willis, this is "more tha ... More >>
Former USC Coach Pete Carroll on Thursday decried the recently announced NCAA sanctions against his former football program, saying via YouTube that he's "shocked and disappointed" by the body's findings in regards to the team he ran, findings that included possible special treatment -- inclu ... More >>
Last Friday was National Donut Day, and while we can't think of a better time to abandon our diets, sometimes the love for donuts can be taken too far. Case in point: ESPN reports that Seattle Seahawks rookie wide receiver Golden Tate apologiz ... More >>
petecarroll.comPete Carroll.If it wasn't official, it sure sounded like it Sunday as several news outlets reported that USC football Coach Pete Carroll was leaving town to take over the top coaching job for the NFL's Seattle Seahawks.
It wasn't the reported $32.5 million that likely sent Car ... More >>
Between tonight's Orange Bowl and the crowds slowly gathering in Pasadena for Thursday's BCS championship game (with all the Longhorn banners fluttering along Del Mar, you'd think that half the faculty at Cal Tech was secretly from Texas), we thought it was time for a little food fashion weigh-in.
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