Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 4/9/12
This is why we watch sports. For the train wrecks, the surreal, and the unimaginable. Bobby Petrino gets in a motorcycle wreck probably crossing train tracks. The wreck is bad, but the cover-up becomes worse. It’s the kind of stuff that would be hard to write for a screenplay. The least likely scenario turns into a can-you-believe-it soap opera with deception at every turn. Petrino’s heartache is a different kind of cheating scandal than what most NCAA head coaches face. Dude ripped up his face and reputation all at once. As bad as what Petrino did and as much of the public’s trust he lost, still he may not end up as the biggest idiot of the week. Ozzie Guillen is giving him a contest. Ozzie Guillen could have said just about anything and it wouldn’t have mattered. But he chose to utter the one thing that South Floridians have complete disdain for: expressing any kind of admiration for Fidel Castro. This was it. The one thing not to say and he said it. Even with an apology, he has ...
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: MLB threatened to fine umps over protest wristbands

Mark Davis: Raiders have won fight for Los Angeles

Trainer blasts Antonio Brown after parting ways with WR

Anquan Boldin says he is completely done with football

Report: Fowler charged with three misdemeanors for alleged attack

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Broncos players believe Siemian has won starting job

Report: Goodell close to signing five-year extension with NFL

Report: Pacers accuse Lakers of tampering with Paul George

Report: Anquan Boldin abruptly tells Bills he's retiring

Todd Bowles blames O-line for Christian Hackenberg’s poor preseason outing

Justin Verlander implies baseballs are juiced

The 'Anquan Boldin calls it a career' quiz

Getaway Day: The playing field is leveling off as the wild-card chase takes shape

Sports & Politics Intersect: Echoes of Charlottesville ripple across the sports world

Best of Yardbarker: NFL goes in on Ezekiel Elliott, NFLPA

BIG3 Playoff Preview: Can anyone stop Trilogy?

The 'Bye bye to the Beast Incarnate?' quiz

Why the SEC is not the best football conference anymore

Box Score 8/18: Reds and Cubs claw through a 23-run game

The 'M! E! S! S! Mess! Mess! Mess!' quiz

Three Up, Three Down: Giancarlo Stanton won't stop hitting homers

NFL shifts blame for Zeke suspension to police and NFLPA

Box Score 8/17: Interleague games bring the fireworks

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

The 'Anquan Boldin calls it a career' quiz

Getaway Day: The playing field is leveling off as the wild-card chase takes shape

Sports & Politics Intersect: Echoes of Charlottesville ripple across the sports world

BIG3 Playoff Preview: Can anyone stop Trilogy?

The 'Bye bye to the Beast Incarnate?' quiz

Why the SEC is not the best football conference anymore

The 'M! E! S! S! Mess! Mess! Mess!' quiz

Three Up, Three Down: Giancarlo Stanton won't stop hitting homers

NFL shifts blame for Zeke suspension to police and NFLPA

The 'Forget Calvin, bring back Jerry' quiz

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker