Mant’i Te’o’s Fake, Dead Girlfriend Breaks the Internet

Manti Te’o is either the dumbest, most gullible man alive or he’s a liar whose lies got too big. Or maybe he’s both. That’s the only conclusion you can draw from Deadspin’s blockbuster story proving that Te’o’s girlfriend, the one who died of leukemia at the same time as his grandmother, didn’t actually exist. I… Read more »

Brent Musburger Responds to Firestorm, Compliments Holly Rowe

This won’t surprise anyone who regularly reads this site, but I love when individuals are willing to stand up to the stupidity of large organizations. Last week Brent Musburger called a beauty queen beautiful and unleashed a torrential storm of criticism. That criticism eventually led to the New York Times trotting out a feminist Big… Read more »

KU Boobs Takes Internet By Storm

There are all sorts of genius uses of social media. Kony, Jonna Chizik rallying Auburn fans, now meet the latest iteration, #kuboobs. The idea is simple enough to be espoused on the Twitter feed: “We support our #kubball team by tweeting ourselves in our favorite KU shirts and apparel. We do not promote nudity. #kuboobs… Read more »

Wedding vs. playoffs: a packers fan’s dilemma

By Ryan Glasspiegel January 12th, 6pm CST. When I got the invitation in the mail, I immediately knew that the wedding would be during a Packers playoff game. That Green Bay would have to qualify for the second round and that they might play Sunday the 13th were irrelevant. Sometimes, you just know things. And I just… Read more »

Houston Chronicle’s John McClain Falls Asleep During Midday 180 Interview

The Houston Chronicle’s John McClain is an NFL expert for the midday show on Nashville’s 104.5 the Zone. Today he was scheduled for his regular Tuesday guest appearance on the Midday 180 when things went hysterically awry. Namely, McClain fell asleep. The resulting seven minutes is completely and totally priceless radio. I mean, for three guys… Read more »

Life after the NFL: an interview with Justin Smiley

 With the untimely death of future Hall of Fame linebacker Junior Seau, and the recently released reports of his suffering from CTE, the sports world is abuzz with topics of player safety and concussions. The evolution of football has made it bigger, stronger, and faster. Players today grew up idolizing icons like Lawrence Taylor, Deion… Read more »

12 Disney World Parenting Lessons

After the BCS title game I took my family up to Disney World for a few days at the Magic Kingdom. We have two boys, ages four and two, and we didn’t tell them we were going to Disney World until we actually arrived at Disney. There are few things better than a kid’s reaction when he or… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail: Which Disney Princess Is The Hottest Edition?

I’m writing this from Disney World. More specifically I’m writing this from Disney’s Animation Village, sitting on a Mater-inspired leather couch with a Lightning McQueen table. So, basically, this room is heaven for both my boys.  Our beaver pelt trader of the week is Katherine Webb, who will be posing in Sports Illustrated, presumably the swimsuit… Read more »

This one time at Starbucks, I got Musburger’d.

One time, while sitting at a Starbucks working and minding my own business, an elderly man with leathery skin and salt-n-pepper hair sat down next to me. He hadn’t taken two bites of his muffin before he leaned over towards me, took a couple quick sniffs followed by one long inhale, then half-yelled, “Mmmmm, you… Read more »

All that and a bag of mail: Ladies Edition

Every Friday, Clay answers your questions about sports and hot women. (You can read his latest mailbag here.) But Clay’s knowledge about hot women is limited because he’s not one. That’s why OKTC is bringing you a weekly female voice. Hayley Frank and I will be taking turns answering your most important questions. We specialize in… Read more »

Enough is Enough: Ending the Notre Dame Rules

Enough is enough. Monday night’s 42-14 humiliation of Notre Dame should be enough for an indictment, conviction and execution of the Notre Dame Rules. Specifically, the special treatment for “Non-Southern White America’s Team” should, and must, come to an abrupt end. Football fans have wondered for years what would happen if an undefeated, independent Notre… Read more »

Big Ten Feminist In Bill Cosby Sweater Offended By Brent Musburger

One of the stupid things about made-up “controversies” is that there are inevitably stupid people offended by these made-up controversies. Yesterday afternoon ESPN apologized to the .0001% of Americans who were dumb enough to be offended by Musburger’s commentary: “We always try to capture interesting story lines and the relationship between an Auburn grad who… Read more »

Meet AJ McCarron:Your Newest Celebrity College Football Quarterback

If you want to be a rockstar celebrity quarterback before you’re old enough to drink a beer, you need to come play football in the SEC. Move over Johnny Football and Tim Tebow, you’ve got company in the SEC’s celebrity quarterback club. On a night when he led his team to a second straight national title, the… Read more »

Move Over Superbowl: National TITLE STIRRING prop fever

Prop fever is synonymous with the Superbowl. Everything from the coin toss, first penalty, and length of national anthem are made available for your wagering pleasure. One sportsbook here in Las Vegas is using the mass fanfare created by the Alabama vs Notre Dame national championship to to take things to the next level, offering… Read more »

Saturday Night at Bama’s Team Hotel Was Crazy

Miami, Florida By 10:30 on Saturday night South Beach’s Fontainebleu hotel was filled with more people wearing Alabama team gear than have ever stormed the fancy lobby wearing gear of any team. Bama fans had descended en masse to the Alabama team hotel in their coaches polos, houndstooth apparel, crimson blended with the tropical palettes of the circular bar in a maelstrom of… Read more »

2013 BCS Title Drinking Game

Okay, it’s here, the final college football game of 2012. And how does the OKTC readership celebrate and mourn at the same time? With a drinking game, of course. You guys can play along with the hashtag, #bcsdrink. Here are the 12 rules for BCS drink. 1. Each time Brent Musburger calls Kirk Herbstreit, “Herby,”… Read more »

Forrest Gump vs. Rudy

So it comes down to this. Alabama vs. Notre Dame. A lot of people (Clay Travis) have been pretty vocal about the fact that they don’t think Notre Dame belongs in this game. Different metrics have been used in an attempt to analyze how the teams match up. Strength of schedule, religious denomination, degree of… Read more »

Pregnant Bama Fan Promises to Name Her Baby Saban

Bama fans, the gift that keeps on giving. According to a Facebook post, a pregnant Bama fan showed up at tonight’s BCS title game with this message scrowled on her belly: “If Bama wins tonight I’m naming this baby Saban.” Simply amazing. As kickoff nears Bama fans always win. Always. Now the site that posted… Read more »

Brent Musburger Gushes Over AJ McCarron’s Mom and Girlfriend

Tonight, AJ McCarron owned the universe. Hell, it’s only two minutes into the second quarter and the game is already over here. I can’t even read my Twitter mentions because Brent Musberger killed it. That’s because AJ’s girlfriend and mom have already been gushed over by Brent Musburger, which is the #bcsdrink equivalent of a walkoff homerun.… Read more »

Notre Dame Would Be the 10th Best Team in the SEC

Turns out I was too respectful of Notre Dame’s football team. Remember when I wrote and said that Notre Dame would be the seventh best team in the SEC? And everyone who wasn’t an SEC fan ripped me for being an SEC homer? Only, I didn’t write and say that to get attention, I wrote and said… Read more »