2 Live Crew’s Luther Campbell On Nevin Shapiro: “He’s on the Bin Laden list around here.”

Appearing on today’s 3 Hour Lunch radio show, former 2 Live Crew rapper Luther “Luke” Campbell discussed inequities in NCAA treatment of players, his opinions of Nevin Shapiro, and the past and future of Miami Hurricane athletics. As always I’d encourage you to listen to the entire interview here. It was wide-ranging and fascinating. But… Read more »

The Mountain Boys: Crowe

This fall OKTC is proud to bring you the story of the Brewer Patriots, a high school team from rural North Alabama. OKTC will chronicle the Patriots as they struggle to break free from a reputation as a perennial losing team.  We will introduce you to the players, the coaches, and the sights and smells… Read more »

Roger Goodell Bungles Terrelle Pryor Ruling

The most troubling aspect of Roger Goodell’s NFL tenure is his desire to make up the rules as he goes along. First Emperor Goodell instituted the league’s personal conduct policy which made him de facto judge, jury, and executioner of perceived NFL wrongs. What was most troubling about Goodell’s power grab in the NFL personal… Read more »

I’m Weirder Than Most Guys About Football

Over the years, I have learned certain things about myself. For example, I suffer from a pretty extreme obsessive compulsive disorder. The dinner plates in my cabinet are arranged according to color. The shoes in my closet are in their original boxes, labeled with the brand, style, color, and heel height.  My shirts are hung… Read more »

Danny Sheridan Doesn’t Really Believe His Cam Newton/Cecil Newton Source

  Today USA Today odds expert Danny Sheridan appeared on Paul Finebaum’s radio show to talk in greater detail about the Tweet he sent out this weekend. Sheridan tweeted: “I’ve been told the name of the person the NCAA feels allegedly paid Cecil Newton & where witness is. more when on Finebaum this week.” From here speculation… Read more »

The Mountain Boys

This fall OKTC is proud to bring you the story of the Brewer Patriots, a high school team from rural North Alabama. OKTC will chronicle the Patriots as they struggle to break free from a reputation as a perennial losing team.  We will introduce you to the players, the coaches, and the sights and smells… Read more »

Why Texas A&M Should Never Be Allowed Into the SEC

You knew this was coming.             Saying I don’t know much about sports is like saying Clay doesn’t know much about how to dress himself: understatement of the century. (Clay wore Adidas flip-flops until 2004. So him being in favor of A&M to the SEC is the fashion equivalent of Adidas flip-flops in 2004).             So when a… Read more »

Did Alshon Jeffery Eat the Other Four SI Regional Covers?

Alshon Jeffery is one of the five best players in the SEC. He’s a bona fide top ten pick, and despite what Lane Kiffin said, it doesn’t seem likely that Jeffery will be pumping gas for the rest of his life. But it does look like Jeffery hasn’t missed many trip inside the gas station… Read more »

Teach Me How to Dooley

Yesterday we brought you Alabama sorority girls rapping — and we also threw in some Party in the UGa for good measure — today we bring you Tennessee’s newest YouTube sensation — Teach Me How to Dooley. I’m going to be honest with you guys, I can’t decide whether UT basketball player Renaldo Woolridge, aka… Read more »

The NCAA’s Original Amateurism Sin Dwarfs Miami’s Violations

The scariest thing about Yahoo’s evisceration of the University of Miami football program? It could happen to any major program in America if the wrong person talked. If disassociated Alabama booster Tom Albetar ever spoke the truth, poof, there goes Alabama’s 2009 BCS title. (That’s why Alabama fans suggesting that Albetar file a lawsuit is so laughable). If Cam… Read more »

Alabama Sorority Girls Make Rebecca Black Sound Like Beyonce

Okay, I know the OKTC has had some pretty heavy reading for y’all in the past several days. And it’s Monday. So I feel you. What can cure what ails you? Alabama sorority girls rapping about bid week. Yes, yes indeed. Especially if those girls have vocal stylings that make Rebecca Black sound like Beyonce.… Read more »

Big East Has Expansion Fever Too!

After reading Clay’s well thought out pieces on the expansion of the SEC, I started thinking more about expansion.  More specifically, I thought about how the Big East, that bastion of football greatness, could add quality and depth to what is already considered to be the 8th best (out of 6) BCS Conference in the… Read more »

ESPN’s Contract Issues with Texas A&M Illustrate Larger ESPN Problem

Yesterday OKTC reported that ESPN’s television contracts provided the biggest obstacle to Texas A&M’s addition to the SEC. Today OKTC requested a comment from ESPN on this issue and after this story was published ESPN’s Josh Krulewitz issued the following statement to OKTC:”ESPN has longstanding partnerships with both the Big 12 and the SEC and we hope that these partnerships… Read more »

Alabama Sorority Girls Make Rebecca Black Sound Like Beyonce

Okay, I know the OKTC has had some pretty heavy reading for y’all in the past several days. And it’s Monday. So I feel you. What can cure what ails you? Alabama sorority girls rapping about bid week. Yes, yes indeed. Especially if those girls have vocal stylings that make Rebecca Black sound like Beyonce.… Read more »

USA Today’s Danny Sheridan Says He Knows Name of Cam Newton Payor

Danny Sheridan, USA Today’s odds handicapper, Tweeted the following message today: “I’ve been told the name of the person the NCAA feels allegedly paid Cecil Newton & where witness is. more when on Finebaum this week.” This tweet follows up on the allegation Sheridan made at SEC Media Days last month. Appearing on Paul Finebaum’s radio show… Read more »

How ESPN Is Complicating Texas A&M to SEC Deal

OKTC has learned that one of the major points of discussion at today’s SEC president’s meeting was the potential contractual fallout of A&M’s addition to the SEC. In particular the conflicting positions of ESPN in regards to its Big 12 television deal and its existing SEC television deal. That is, ESPN has conflicting good faith obligations to… Read more »

USA Today’s Danny Sheridan Says He Knows Name of Cam Newton Payor

Danny Sheridan, USA Today’s odds handicapper, Tweeted the following message today: “I’ve been told the name of the person the NCAA feels allegedly paid Cecil Newton & where witness is. more when on Finebaum this week.” This tweet follows up on the allegation Sheridan made at SEC Media Days last month. Appearing on Paul Finebaum’s radio show… Read more »

How ESPN Is Complicating Texas A&M to SEC Deal

OKTC has learned that one of the major points of discussion at today’s SEC president’s meeting was the potential contractual fallout of A&M’s addition to the SEC. In particular the conflicting positions of ESPN in regards to its Big 12 television deal and its existing SEC television deal. That is, ESPN has conflicting good faith obligations to… Read more »

FSU and Clemson Have No Shot at the SEC

This morrning ESPN’s Doug Gottlieb reported that Texas A&M to the SEC was official and that Florida State, Clemson, and Missouri were likely to be three additional members of the conference. I believe Texas A&M has the votes to join the conference. But I maintain my position from yesterday —I’m told the SEC will not… Read more »