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Is The Pac-12 The Best Conference In College Football?

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.04.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The SEC has ruled the landscape of college football for seven years by producing seven straight national champions. And yet, while the Alabama's, LSU's and Georgia's of the world continue their impressive runs, it is the Pac-12 that may just be the best conference in college football today.

'There Is No Truth About It At All'

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 11.13.2012 | Sports

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Washington State football coach Mike Leach denied his players are subjected to any type of abuse, as alleged by star receiver Marque...

Washington State Suspends Star Wide Receiver

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 01.05.2013 | Sports

SPOKANE, Wash. — Washington State star receiver Marquess Wilson was suspended on Monday for an unspecified violation of team rules, and will mis...

Mike Leach Ready For BYU In Return

AP | LYNN DeBRUIN | Posted 10.30.2012 | Sports

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Before he has even coached a game, Mike Leach has already rejuvenated Washington State's football program and produced some restl...

Craig James: Worst Helicopter Dad in Texas

Jason Stanford | Posted 03.26.2012 | Sports
Jason Stanford

James' vanity candidacy is a reminder that not all publicity is good publicity. James isn't the pretty girl in the bar. He's the guy who walks into a bar where all the women are friends with his ex.

A Dream Hire For Washington State

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.31.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Deemed the "mad scientist" for his forward thinking offensive approach, Mike Leach's presence in Pullman cannot come soon enough.

REPORT: Washington State To Hire Mike Leach

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 01.30.2012 | Sports

SPOKANE, Wash. — Mike Leach is bringing his high-powered passing offense – and swashbuckling style – to long-dormant Washington Stat...

Swing Your Sword: The Book Behind ESPN's Feldman Suspension Controversy

Hank Koebler | Posted 09.17.2011 | Sports
Hank Koebler

On a day when the social media landscape was overwhelmingly inundated with commentary on the Harry Potter movie's release, ESPN writer Bruce Feldman was probably the only non-wizard to trend on Twitter.

Trump Wants Miami To Tell Leach, 'You're Hired'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The Donald has a message for The U: Hire Mike Leach. Donald Trump sent a letter to University of Miami president Donna Sha...

SLANDER! Ex-Texas Tech Coach Sues ESPN

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LUBBOCK, Texas — Former coach Mike Leach sued ESPN Inc. and a public relations firm on Wednesday, accusing them of libel and slander after he wa...

Mastermind Ex-Coach Has New Job After Controversial Firing

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Former Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach will call games on television as he pursues a lawsuit over his firing from the school. C...

Mike Leach Videos: New Footage Shows Coach Swearing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Mike Leach was fired by Texas Tech in December, but the former Red Raiders coach continues to make news -- and not only because the ensuing lawsuit re...

Mike Leach Swears At Adam James VIDEO: 'Shitty Fucking Effort'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Big Lead flags footage of former Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach berating Adam James at practice in April. In the video, Leach appears to say: "I...

Another Side: Exclusive Interview with Ted Liggett, Fired Texas Tech Coach Mike Leach's Attorney

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bart Motes

Mike Leach, brilliant and eccentric college football coach, has been fired by his employer of ten years, Texas Tech.

Texas Tech Suspends Coach Mike Leach After Player Complaint

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas Tech suspended Mike Leach on Monday while the school investigated complaints from receiver Adam James and his family abou...

Gilbert Arenas and Sarah Palin

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Sarah Palin should come to the Nation's Capital and speak out in support of Arenas' right to tote. She could sell some books at the same time and it would be wonderful theater.

Mike Leach: Adam James Is Lazy, Acts Entitled

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LUBBOCK, Texas — Fired Texas Tech coach Mike Leach said the father of the player he was accused of mistreating after a concussion meddled more t...

Mike Leach Court Case: Judge To Decide Texas Tech Coach's Future

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LUBBOCK, Texas — Who will coach Texas Tech in the Alamo Bowl may be decided in a Lubbock court Wednesday morning. Mike Leach, suspended this we...

Mike Leach Swift Boated? Spaeth Communications CEO Speaks

SportsByBrooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Last Friday I reported the same firm that oversaw the p.r. campaign of the Swift Boat veterans against John Kerry in 2004 was also advising Craig Jame...

Steve Pincock, Texas Tech Trainer: Mike Leach 'Wanted Adam James To Be Uncomfortable'

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LUBBOCK, Texas — A Texas Tech athletic trainer told university officials he did not agree with Mike Leach's treatment of receiver Adam James aft...

The Mike Leach Firing: Someone Is Lying

Ed Berliner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ed Berliner

It would seem more than likely that the alleged victim in this, Adam James, along with perhaps some family members, has done a masterful job of leading everyone into a fairy tale.

Mike Leach SUSPENDED: Texas Tech Coach Will Not Participate In Alamo Bowl

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Texas Tech has suspended its football coach Mike Leach, effectively immediately. Leach will not coach his team in the Alamo Bowl. The suspension to...

Alamo Bowl 2010: Texas Tech Defeats Michigan State, 41-31

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO — No questions about Mike Leach. No questions about Adam James. Those were the ground rules Texas Tech quarterback Steven Sheffield...

Adam James 'Closet' VIDEO: Mike Leach Punishment Footage Surfaces

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Texas Tech fired coach Mike Leach yesterday after a player complained that he was mistreated by the head coach.The player, Adam James, was allegedly f...

Mike Leach Seeks Court Order To Coach Alamo Bowl

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LUBBOCK, Texas — The lawyer for Mike Leach says the suspended Texas Tech coach did nothing wrong in how he treated a player with a "mild" concus...