There's college-football-corruption gossip aplenty in Sports Illustrated's " Confessions of an Agent ," a first-person piece by former agent Josh Luchs via writer George Dohrmann. Ryan Leaf was sketchy and unreliable! Jonathan Ogden took a free ticket to a Janet Jackson concert and "screamed 'Janet!' the whole night like a teenage girl"!
The remarkable news though, is this:
I tried to pay UCLA's J.J. Stokes and USC's Keyshawn Johnson, and they said, "No."
Yes: on one occasion, someone
offered money to a Southern Cal player
, and the player did not take it.
TODAY IN SLATE
Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS
But the next president might.
The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices
Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?
Here are the facts.
The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender
What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?