In 2011, while Brian Kelly was leading the Irish to a 8-5 record, Charlie Weis was nowhere near South Bend, but he was still making more than the team's current coach.
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WHAT TOOK SO LONG?
Mike Ditka may be the most beloved person in the history of the Chicago Bears franchise, and next season, the team will retire #89 in his honor.
GO YOUR OWN WAY
After more than a decade together, the Spurs center and his wife have announced that they are getting a divorce.
JUNK IN THE TRUNK
Raekwon McMillan, a top-rated linebacker recruit from the Class of 2014, reports that Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer told him he has "a linebacker butt."
Via Lost Lettermen
KEEPS ON GIVING
Thunder star Kevin Durant has continued his extremely generous and charitable ways by teaming up with Nike to raise even more funds for tornado relief.
Rangers coach John Tortorella was at his potty-mouthed best when discussing his feelings about Brad Richards after making the veteran a healthy scratch for Game 4.
Via The Other Paper
MOST FOLKS DON'T
New Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan seems motivated to do well with a new team after getting fired from the same position with the Cowboys.
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Texans chairman and CEO Bob McNair and his wife made a $100,000 donation to tornado relief on behalf of their foundation and the Texans organization.
Via Gridiron Grit
KEEPING IT CLEAN
After a rough year and a half, Tyrann Mathieu worked out an NFL contract with the Arizona Cardinals. The team, however, has some stipulations worked out due to concerns over his past behavior.
LET'S NOT GO CRAZY HERE
Helio Castroneves, who has won the Indy 500 three times in his career, said he would give up something for one year to win it again this Sunday. What is it?
Phil Jackson said in an interview that if he could pick any player with which to start a franchise, he would select Bill Russell over Michael Jordan.
Via Pass The Pill
LENDING A HELPING HAND
Because of his efforts and assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Michael Vick was presented the key to Atlantic City by Mayor Lorenzo Langford.
The retired NFL linebacker announced on his Twitter account that he plans on climbing to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro next month.
An anonymous Jets player claims between 80 to 90 percent of the players on the team want Mark Sanchez replaced as the team's starting quarterback.
While addressing Sergio Garcia's perceptively racist comment about Tiger Woods, European Tour Chief Executive George O’Grady appeared to make one of his own.
HEAD FOR THE ROCKIES
As a goalie, Patrick Roy lead the Colorado Avalanche to the Stanley Cup in 1996 and 2001, and now he will try to do the same as the team's new head coach.
KING OF THE HILL
12-year-old Tanner Beebe isn't being allowed to pitch in his Massachusetts Little League, because he is simply too overwhelming for opposing batters.
SUCH GREAT HEIGHTS
On Thursday, 80-year-old Yuichiro Miura became the oldest man to scale Mt. Everest, which was also the third time the Japanese mountaineer made it to the top.
Via Rumors and Rants
After missing out on the playoffs for the first time in over a decade, Mark Cuban and the Mavs are reportedly hoping to reel in some big fish this offseason.
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BURY THE HATCHET
Packers current star quarterback Aaron Rodgers believes that the team should retire the jersey number of its former star quarterback, Brett Favre.
BEST OF THE BEST
The NBA announced via its Twitter account the players who made the All-NBA first, second and third teams. See who made the cut.
KNICK OF TIME
J.R. Smith's name has joined Carmelo Anthony on the list of the walking wounded Knicks players the team apparently was hampered by during the playoffs.
Via The NBA Mistress
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