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Sideline Chatter: Dwight Perry

Sideline Chatter: Dwight Perry

The Hulk has been playing hero for an Oklahoma football team, too.
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Saturday, September 20
Opposing coaches will turn green from envy | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

“He’s a big ole teddy bear off the field,” Lawton (Okla.) High School football coach Randy Breeze told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette of his 6-foot-3, 303-pound O-lineman, “but something happens when he puts that helmet on. “His eyes turn a little green, like the Hulk.&

Thursday, September 18

About 100,000 reasons to hate the Philadelphia Eagles | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

A man picked 15 straight NFL winners on a $5 bet in the Delaware Sports Lottery last weekend, but came up short for a windfall.

Tuesday, September 16

Russell Wilson would be a first-round pick in this league | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Are you ready for some twisted fantasy football?“Take each team’s 53-man roster,” suggested Greg Cote of the Miami Herald, “and then subtract every player who is currently or formerly suspended, who has ever been arrested or indicted, or who has ever had to delete an embarras

Thursday, September 11

This story has some legs | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Fake rescue stories and crazed ADs still not exciting enough for you, USC football fans? If so, you’re in luck: For $1,500, season-ticket holders can buy the privilege of running onto the field ahead of the Trojans before a home game.

Tuesday, September 9

No wonder Fresno State runs so many hook patterns | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Fresno State’s two-man entry took top honors at the FLW College Fishing Western Conference event on New Melones Lake, Calif. The guys wearing Fresno pads and helmets, meanwhile, have dropped their first two games by scores of 52-13 and 59-27.

Saturday, September 6

Has this team heard about the forward pass? | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

College of Faith, from Charlotte, N.C., broke NCAA Division II records for ineptitude by amassing minus-100 total yards — and minus-124 yards rushing — in a 71-0 loss to Tusculum last Saturday.

Tuesday, September 2

When you’ve to go, these things get going | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Jon Ausbury’s three-person team captured the 10th annual Toilet Bowl Challenge — think large tricycles with toilets for seats — in Maple Park, Ill., on Saturday. And if the racing vehicles look familiar, well, there’s a reason. “They’ve been passed down through th

Saturday, August 30

Hate to burst his bubble, but Johnny was left out | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Among the hundreds of prop-bet odds available at Vegas sportsbooks:200-1: That Seahawks or Broncos will finish with the league’s worst record.

Thursday, August 28

When he’s coming, yell ‘fore’ | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

John Daly, golf’s one-man soap opera has cut a country song called “Hit It Hard” that draws from his Tour roots, crooning “No laying up, no holding back, ain’t afraid of nothing, it’s a natural fact.”