USC Football Players’ 4th of July Party Looks Fun

Despite the constant griping from members of the media that college athletes are innocent, exploited slave-laborers, they’ve got things pretty good. They get free tuition, out-of-this-world tutoring/academic support, monthly stipend (yes, folks, student-athletes get a monthly room and board stipend), and all the free athletic clothing and gear a lad could ever want. And then there’s …the other.

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By other, of course, we refer to the, ahem, social opportunities available to big-time college athletes. A fine, fine example of what we mean can be found in the tale of the USC football players (pictured above & below) cited in Nantucket last weekend for “breach of peace.”

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The Allegedly True Michael Irvin Strip Club Story

Without a doubt, Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin has been one of the most flamboyant personalities in sports over the past 25 years. Whether one discusses his incredible football abilities, his even more incredible mouth, his affinity for drugs, his attempts to stab teammates, or his generosity to those in need, there’s a larger-than-life Michael Irvin story for nearly every occasion.

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Well, add another one to the pile.  Last night, I’m following blogging maestro Spencer Hall’s live-Tweeting of Michael Irvin’s new show, 4TH AND LONG, when my memory jogs and I casually ask him, “Hey, did I ever tell you about the time Michael Irvin picked up our tab at the strip club?” You can see where this is headed.

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