Tiger trap

By MATT TAIBBI  |  August 20, 2008

The biggest name involved is that of Charlie Weis’s boy at Notre Dame, Jimmy Clausen, who is apparently under investigation for underage drinking (which has to be the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard — investigating a college student for drinking). Clausen’s trouble began when a Web site showed a picture of him competing in a “beer Olympics,” prompting someone with a very tight ass to look into things further. Weis’s response was classic: “Give me a break. Let’s move on.”

Meanwhile, on a more serious note, Kentucky QB Curtis Pulley was bounced from the team after a pair of busts for weed and speeding. Coach Rich Brooks was going to give him a pass on those offenses, but they turned out to be more serious than he thought — although he’s not saying how they were more serious. “There was basically a little more as I delved deeper,” said Brooks. Pulley was going to be the starter, so that sucks for UK fans. Must be karma for the whole Tim Couch thing.

Let’s give Clausen a record low minus-87 points for the idiotic drinking rap. Pulley we’ll give five. Not for smoking the tree, but for doing it so much that he got himself yanked from a starting job in the SEC.

< prev  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |   next >
  Topics: Sports , Baseball, Sports, Brady Smith,  More more >
| More


Most Popular
ARTICLES BY MATT TAIBBI
Share this entry with Delicious
  •   SPORTS BLOTTER: DOWN, LINEMAN  |  September 01, 2010
    Brace yourselves, because this week we have, hands-down, the best sports-crime story of the year. Are you ready?
  •   SLAMMED: LANCE STEPHENSON'S COMEBACK GOES SOUTH  |  August 26, 2010
    Just a few months ago, Lance Stephenson was looking like basketball's feel-good comeback story.
  •   LET GO, METS  |  August 18, 2010
    As difficult as this summer has been for those of us counted among the Red Sox faithful, let's all agree: it would be a hell of a lot worse to be a New York Mets fan right now.
  •   FOOD FIGHTS  |  August 11, 2010
    At least it wasn't a home invasion.
  •   BUZZER BEATERS  |  August 04, 2010
    This is starting to get creepy.

 See all articles by: MATT TAIBBI