CLOSE Subscribe-jointsl

Subscribe to the TSL Newsletter



While You Were Working: 1.23.13

The NCAA investigates its own investigation, JaMarcus Russell wants to ditch the bust label, Tim Brown backs off his comments on Bill Callahan - kind of, Pelicans, Chief Keef gets paid & A$AP Rocky has the No. 1 record in the country.

By Brandon K. Scott January 23, 2013, 10:28 AM EST


The Miami Hurricanes may have dodged one since the NCAA found issues with its own investigation into the Miami athletic program. Apparently former enforcement staff members for the NCAA worked with Nevin Shapiro's attorney to improperly obtain information through a bankruptcy case that didn't involve the NCAA. It's going to take an external review before we know how this story ends for Miami. 

Tim Reynolds from the Associated Press and's Bruce Feldman go in on this:








JaMarcus Russell doesn't want to be remembered as a bust, so he's going to attempt a comeback to the NFL after missing three seasons. We know Russell is an easy punchline, being overweight and out of shape, the codeine thing, but Russell could have the ultimate redemption story.  Don't sleep on the possibility, either. 




Since Bill Callahan defended himself emphatically against allegations that he sabotaged the Raiders chances to win the Super Bowl 10 years ago, Tim Brown lightened up a little bit

The New Orleans Hornets becoming the New Orleans Pelicans is not a joke at all.

Marcus Lattimore hopes to be ready for the start of the 2013 NFL season

On what would have been her 100th birthday on Feb. 4, Rosa Parks will have her very own U.S. postage stamp unveiled in Michigan

Hillary Clinton explained her response to the Benghazi attacks that resulted in the death of a U.S. Consulate last September in front of a Senate panel. 

A$AP Rocky has the No. 1 album in America. Long.Live.A$AP cleared 139,000 copies in its first week of sales. 

Chief Keef is looking at 60 days of juvy, but his Interscope deal is worth $6 million

Get More: Music News


Sneak peek at this Justin Timberlake comeback: 


Skyzoo dropped this video for "Spike Lee Was My Hero" featuring Talib Kweli:


Brandon K. Scott is a Houston-based reporter and a contributor to The Shadow League. 

View more from Brandon K. Scott

around the web, a site dedicated to presenting journalistically sound sports coverage with a cultural perspective that insightfully informs sports fans worldwide. Founded and developed by media entrepreneur Keith Clinkscales, TSL is owned by Shadow League Digital a multi-platform content creation company.