Miners head coach Tim Floyd talked about UTEP's 56-54 loss to the No. 252 Memphis Tigers for awhile, then offered a brief statement on the LA Times story in which he stated he talked with USC athletic director Pat Haden about the Trojans' head coaching job.
Sports Spin with Andy Lee and SportsTalk with Steve Kaplowitz (with Chad Middleton on both) will have the latest on the breaking news about Tim Floyd this afternoon. Check 600ESPNElPaso.com for all the latest including post-game interviews and more as the Miners take on the No. 25 Memphis Tigers at the Don Haskins Center.
They're doing it for charity. That's what you can tell yourself after you watch this. As if "Golf Boys" wasn't enough, PGA Tour stars Ben Crane, defending Masters' champion Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler and Hunter Mahan have returned for "Golf Boys 2.Oh". It's hilarious, though you may feel cheap and too-easily entertained afterward. But, hey, that's what the internet is for, right?
Continuing in a long line of punchy females with the KLAQ Morning Show, Lisa Sanchez is the latest victim to fall prey to Buzz Adams' collection of fake creepy-crawlies. Careful -- Lisa says something not very nice to us near the end!
A high school basketball tournament in Westchester, NY, ended with a crazy buzzer-beater yesterday. The score was Mt. Vernon 60, New Rochelle 58 with 2.9 seconds left. A Mt. Vernon player stole the inbound pass and just tossed the ball up in the air to burn the rest of the clock. Not a bad idea. He just didn't throw it high enough. New Rochelle's Khalid Edney caught it, shot it...and swished it from 55 feet away to win the game!
Anyone who knows hockey knows the post-series handshake is a time-honored tradition. So you can understand the hockey world's reaction to this douche, Canadian youth coach Martin Tremblay, who leg-swept two teenage players on the other team ready to shake his hand, breaking one 13-year-old's wrist!
UTEP big man John Bohannon had a career high in both points (24) and rebounds (17) -- including this rim-rattling dunk -- as the Miners beat the Houston Cougars, 63-53. Click the link below to see the dunk and check out head coach Tim Floyd's amusing post-game presser as he talked about Bohannon.
Here's a little homemade chemistry lesson for you. What do you get when you mix in a little too much magnesium into your sulfur-potassium-magnesium firework? You would get what happens here. The reaction was apparently big enough to change this guy's shirt and turn his lights back on, but it's still pretty funny!
The rumor mill on our sister station, 600 ESPN El Paso, has been churning on this here and there, but today it becomes official: quarterback Jameill Showers is leaving Texas A&M and transferring to UTEP where he will play this fall. For more on a big day for UTEP football, click the link below.
Manti Te'o is not impressing at the NFL Combine, leading some experts to predict he might fall out of the first round in April's NFL Draft. Add all the stress from having to answer questions from the media horde and it sure sounds like he could use a friendly ear...
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