Times night-desk editor Dwight Perry uses Sideline Chatter as a not-so-safe haven for the humorous, offbeat and bizarre events and characters that color the sports landscape. His column runs Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays in Sports.
Instead of pass-fail, maybe Andy Dalton should have just taken an incomplete.
Is there a prescription to prevent a repeat of this season?
Guess you can add the San Antonio Spurs to death and taxes on the list of life’s certainties.
Josh Shaw, the USC defensive back who claimed he’d sprained both ankles leaping from a second-story apartment to save his drowning nephew, finally came clean and disclosed his hasty back-door leap was because he didn’t want to face the cops after a loud dispute with his girlfriend.
Cliff diver not scared about things always heating up
What, you think it’s easy delivering the “next man up” speech?
Oregon residents voted Tuesday to legalize marijuana. That’s good karma for sports fans.
NFL official gets doused by celebrating Miami players after shut out of San Diego.
Gustavo Angel Tamayo, a senior soccer player at Bryan College, made four consecutive baskets — a layup, a free throw, a three-pointer and a halfcourt shot — in 30 seconds to win a contest at the Dayton, Tenn., school for $10,000 in tuition money.
You don’t tug on Superman’s cape, and you don’t talk trash with Michael Jordan.
Texas Christian ran out of its season allotment of celebratory fireworks after the Horned Frogs won 82-27 last week.