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Bobby Knight Apologizes For Comments About University of Kentucky Basketball Team

ESPN college basketball analyst Bob Knight has apologized after accusing University of Kentucky basketball players of not attending class during their spring semester.

“My overall point is that ‘one and dones’ are not healthy for college basketball,” Knight said. “I should not have made it personal to Kentucky and its players and I apologize.”

Knight made the comments about the starters from the 2009-10 Kentucky team during a speaking engagement in Indiana on Saturday.

“Bob Knight’s comments do not reflect the opinions of and are not endorsed by ESPN,” said ESPN executive vice president Norby Williamson. “We have communicated to him our disappointment and welcome his apology.”

Fellow ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Williams appeared with Matt Jones on KentuckySportsRadio.com Tuesday and was critical of Knight’s comments. Read more

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Columnist Blames Dodger Stadium Attack On Fan

John Steigerwald is a moron.

Now that we got that out the way, let me tell you why he’s a moron.

The Observer-Reporter columnist wrote a piece on Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan that’s in a coma after a vicious beating by two Dodger fans on Opening Day at Chavez Ravine.

Steigerwald blames Stow for getting attacked because he wore Giants’ gear to the game:

It’s probably safe to say that the two “Dodgers” were high on something or things, but somewhere in their sick, juvenile minds, they probably also thought they were doing their duty as Dodger fans. Read more