Category Archives: Media

Jim Boeheim welcomes former IU coach Tom Crean to the media by calling him “an idiot”
June 30, 2017

“He’s an idiot!” That’s what Syracuse basketball coach said yesterday when asked about Tom Crean’s draft night assessment of former Orangeman forward Tyler Lydon. Lydon was selected 24th in last week’s NBA Draft, and Crean questioned the wisdom of the pick during The Vertical’s draft night webcast, “The whole strength is supposed to be the shooting, […]

Big cuts at ESPN – those who got fired might be the lucky ones
April 26, 2017

Good people got fired today by ESPN – a company that appeared poised for nothing but sustained growth just a few short years ago. Getting the ax, or being told your role will be significantly reduced, is never pleasant, and we wish nothing but the best for pros like Paul Kuharsky, Eamonn Brennan, Ed Werder, […]

Indiana Basketball – Bob Knight wishes IU bosses dead
March 10, 2017

My Dad was a guy who liked to say outrageous things, and then when people became upset he never understood, “Why are they worried what I have to say?” I would think, “Words have power.”  I wouldn’t say it because you didn’t poke the bear. Amusing himself and the people who shared his unique wavelength […]