Week In Review: Erin Andrews Gets Down & Dirty

• Whether you adore her or want to ignore her, Erin Andrews is starting to embrace her popularity more & more - such as posing for a GQ photoshoot.

Erin Andrews GQ 3

• Help wanted: New Mexico football office. Only hot young girls need apply.

• Redskins backup QB Colt Brennan denies reports that he’s Jessica Simpson’s new NFL stud.

Tom Cable shows how rough & tough the Raiders are going to be this season by breaking the jaw of one of his assistant coaches.

• The Dodgers turn to Snoop Dogg to help sell tickets. Fo’ shizzle.

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Lobos Football Only Hiring Good-Looking Ladies?

• An ex-University of New Mexico employee sues the football department, claiming that the Lobos are only looking to employ lovely young ladies.

New Mexico is sexy bikini

(“Hey, that bikini is in our school colors! You’re hired!”)

• South Africa can’t seem to give World Cup tickets away, but they’re going to try anyway.

• Washington Nationals broadcasters take some on-air time lambasting Scott Boras and his high-priced client, Stephen Strasburg.

• Speaking of D.C., Redskins backup QB Colt Brennan denies hooking up with Jessica Simpson. Hope you enjoyed your 15 minutes, Colt.

Brendan Haywood doesn’t think much of Stephon Marbury’s latest online entertainment, but does think he might be gay.

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Colt Brennan Denies Hookup with Jessica Simpson

I have a feeling you’ll take this news the same way you did when you found out that Alex Rodriguez broke up with Madonna; or that James Brown wears a hairpiece … Colt Brennan is denying reports that he’s romantically involved with Jessica Simpson. The Redskins’ third-string quarterback is pleading ignorance over the whole thing, which is good for the Redskins I suppose, but bad for STAR MAGAZINE, which started the whole thing last week.

Colt Brennan, Jessica Simpson

Brennan, the former University of Hawaii star, has other things to worry about, however. In denying his involvement with Tony Romo’s ex-girlfriend, he referred to teammate Chris Cooley as his “life coach.” That’s troubling on several different levels.

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Is Jessica Simpson Corrupting Colt Brennan Now?

Get ready, Redskins fans. The Dallas Cowboys’ burden has now been shifted to you, apparently. Ex-Tony Romo girlfriend Jessica Simpson is, according to one source, dating none other than Washington quarterback Colt Brennan. Will the Nation’s Capital survive? Will Congress have to get involved? This can’t be good for anyone.

Jessica Simpson Colt Brennan

STAR MAGAZINE, a totally unimpeachable source in matters such as these, is reporting that the former University of Hawaii star and Simpson have not only set up mutual web cams (awww …), but Brennan has “Fed-Exed her a Redskins jersey.” Hoo boy. Here we go again. Read more…

Book ‘Em, Danno: Ex-Hawaii QB Chang Arrested

The knock on former Hawaii quarterback Timmy Chang coming out of college was that he lacked the arm strength to be an NFL quarterback, which explains why he’s out of football after bouncing through the NFL and CFL after leaving the Warriors as the NCAA’s all-time passing leader.

Timmy Chang Hawaii Five O

But perhaps a team should give him a call after the display of pure throwing power that Chang allegedly put on last month. That is, if he doesn’t wind up doing jail time, as the HONOLULU ADVERTISER says he was arrested for chucking a woman’s camera onto the roof of a building after she started taking pictures of a brawl he was allegedly involved in. Someone needs to get Steve McGarrett on the case.

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Blog Jam: Tafoya Joins The Deadspin Hit Parade

Michael David Smith of AOL FANHOUSE tells Buzz Bissinger to make room for Michele Tafoya on the DEADSPIN bash-wagon.

Buzz Bissinger Michele Tafoya

• Meanwhile, MR. SUNSHINE berates Bob Costas in the same show for his snide opinions on sports radio.

• VIKINGS BLOG notes that after his arrest for assault, lineman Darrion Scott won’t likely be asked back to the Metrodome. But we bet Carl Eller would still want him around.

• The BOSTON HERALD reveals yet another woman claiming that Roger Clemens tried to start something - this time, it’s the ex-wife of wrestler Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake.

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Blog Jam: Mascot Doesn’t Give A Crap About Kobe

• YAHOO’s BALL DON’T LIE has the poop on Denver’ mascot finding some relief before the Nuggets got flushed by the Lakers.

Nuggets mascot on toilet during Kobe Lakers introduction

• EMPTY THE BENCH teases us with some classic commercials of Pistol Pete Maravich displaying his fine b-ball skills and even finer hair.

• BABES LOVE BASEBALL brings up some broads (and a bud) that could help Barry Zito break his slump.

• SPORTS TSAR bounces over word that the NBA’s official website has already acknowledged Kobe Bryant as the 2008 MVP.

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Blog-A-Roni: Bubba Cares Not For Senior Golfers

• AWFUL ANNOUNCING hears Bubba Watson not respecting his elders, as TV cameras picks up the golfer saying, “Veterans can kiss my ass!

• Tony Pauline of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is hip to NFL hopeful Colt Brennan having some pre-draft surgery done.

• WITH LEATHER enjoys a big slice of beefcake, served up by the Idaho Vandals football team.

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Tebow McFadden Daniel Brennan All Named Heisman Trophy Finalists

NUMB AS A STATUE - HEISMAN FINALISTS NOW ANNOUNCED The official Heisman finalist list is out. Your choices are:

• Florida QB Tim Tebow:

Tim Tebow Kiss

• Arkansas RB Darren McFadden:

Darren McFadden Fred Flintstone

• Missouri QB Chase Daniel:

Chase Daniel

• Hawaii QB Colt Brennan:

Colt Brennan

If this quartet doesn’t quite do it for you, have fun haggling over HEISMAN PUNDIT’s picks for the 2008 race.

SbB Faces Curt Schilling This Week in Strat-O-Matic Action

• This week, SbB’s Royals takes on Curt Schilling’s Red Sox in hot SPORTING NEWS Strat-O-Matic action:

SbB Girl Charity KC hat Curt Schilling

• CONSTRUDA lays it out, as Hawaii QB Colt Brennan gets bulldogged by Fresno State.• AWFUL ANNOUNCING gets down with Verne Lundquist doin’ tha Souja Boy.

• 100% INJURY RATE plops in front of the tube, as they enjoy these old-school athlete commercials:

Magic Johnson 7up TV ad

• THE GRAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS calls child services, as Lee Corso & Regis Philbin will make your kids hate you.• DOUBLE A ZONE explains how a team like Gardner-Webb can knock off a team like Kentucky.

• WAGGLE ROOM gets its groove on, as Justin Timberlake joins the PGA Tour:

Justin Timberlake Caddyshack Gopher

• MR. IRRELEVANT is bedeviled by Duke’s next Great White Hope.• NATION OF ISLAM SPORTSBLOG tries to let the echoes sleep, as they root for Duke over Notre Dame this weekend.

Trent Green, take note - Oregon State’s Lyle Moevao shows you how a QB should block a defender:

• ARMCHAIR GM has some fiscal tips on how A-Rod can spend his hoped-for $350 million.• GAMESPOT reviews NCAA March Madness 08.