St. Louis Better Pay Up…

Albert Pujols is scheduled to become a free agent next year. Even worse, he imposed a deadline for the team to sign him to an extension (before spring training).  Worse than that, he is looking in the neighborhood of 10 years and $300 million. The Cardinals are in a bit of a pickle.  First, they…

This Just in: Boosters Run Collegiate Athletics Programs

Robert G. Burton, a college booster who is also the CEO of Burton Capital Management,  is pissed that no one consulted him on the hire of Paul Pasqualoni, the new football coach at Connecticut.  In fact, he is so pissed, that he wants that $3 mil he so kindly donated to the athletics department. I’ve…

Free Carson Palmer!

Carson Palmer wants out of Cincinnati. Bengals owner Mike Brown says that he won’t trade him. “GIVE CARSON HIS FREE!” Another year, another sad story from Bengal-dom.  The Bengals went from playoff darlings last season to doormat this season. Coach Marvin Lewis wanted management (re: Mike Brown) to make changes that would make them competitive…

Ease off of Cutler, Folks…

It was a bad weekend for Jay Cutler. Now this drama is about to get worse for him. Cutler left early during the Bears’ loss to the hated Green Bay Packers for the NFC Championship game yesterday.  He sustained a knee injury that had former players AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES questioning his manhood. A lot of…