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Spin Cycle Podcast – Colin Talks With Rass About March Madness 2012

Tweet Oh it’s about that time…March Madness is upon us. So I had no choice but to call my good friend Rass to get all the inside info about this year’s NCAA tournament. You’ll be treated to such gems as … Continue reading

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Struggles Of Howland, UCLA Reveal Larger Problem Within NCAA Hoops

I woke up to a text yesterday from my good buddy Rass (the authority on all things college basketball) that said, “This story about Ben Howland and UCLA is incredible. It’s on today’s SI.”

Next I opened up Facebook and saw the story posted all over the walls of my Los Angeles network, and my mind swelled with anticipation of a tale of corruption, sex, drugs, rock n’ roll, with a possible appearance by several garden gnomes.

I opened up the story (the 50+ audience is picturing a newspaper or magazine; 50 and below are picturing a Google Chrome window…love technology) and set aside half an hour to read the in-depth feature about a UCLA program that has slipped from its historically astronomical standards. The story claimed to have spoken with several sources from recent UCLA teams and cataloged a trend of inappropriate, evil-spirited, and sometimes illegal activity that has plagued the program from 2008 until the present. Continue reading

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Spin Cycle Podcast – Colin Talks To Sow About Harvard-Yale, Neftali Feliz, and MLB Awards

You’re going to be doing a lot of traveling in the next couple of days, so I figured I’d provide you with some much needed Ipod material (or for those of you without mp3 players, you can always burn it to a cd to play in the rental car).

In this edition of the Spin Cycle Podcast, Sow and I talk about horrific Ivy League football, the Rangers situation with Neftali Feliz, and we debate the recently announced MLB awards. Continue reading

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St. John’s Basketball Leads NCAA In Ridiculous Names

The NBA lockout has made me so starved for basketball that last night I turned on the St. John’s-Lehigh game. It actually turned out to be a pretty good game, as St. John’s battled back from 16 down to avoid the upset.

But the score of the game was the least of my concerns. Continue reading

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New Mexico Football Player Deshon Marman Arrested For Refusing To Pull Up Pants

We had a good laugh a few months ago when Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Byrant was reportedly kicked out of a mall for refusing to get his pants off the ground, but this takes things to a whole new level.

University of New Mexico football player Deshon Marman was arrested on a US Airways flight at San Francisco International Airport after an incident that stemmed from Marman being asked to pull up his pants. Continue reading

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