The new ‘hands-on’ approach to coaching: The unfortunate cases of Mark Mangino, Mike Leach and Jim Leavitt

Bobby Knight used to manhandle players. In his days at Indiana University, Knight was known for throwing chairs, roughing up the occasional athlete and melting down at the random post-game press conference. Despite his success, Knight was known as much Continue reading

Predicting the 2010 McChumpies: A look to the future

I’m not big on predicting the future. If I were any good at it, I’d be kicking back in a Las Vegas sportsbook, mango daiquiri in one hand, wad of hundreds in the other.

Presenting the 2009 McChumpies: The best and worst of the year in sports

After seeing Tiger Woods win AP Athlete of the Decade in light of his recent controversy and seeing Serena Williams win the AP Female Athlete of the Year with images of her berating a line judge still fresh in our Continue reading