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Indiana University basketball coach Tom Crean's handshake incident with Michigan assistant Jeff Meyer prompted memories of Crean's brother-in-law Jim Harbaugh's handshake brouhaha with Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz.
Might I suggest fist bumps for anyone attending the next Harbaugh family reunion?
Crean said he called Meyer, a former IU assistant under Kelvin Sampson, and apologized for the incident. Hopefully, the call was within NCAA rules or this story could make the Irony Hall of Fame.
Bernard Hopkins, 48, broke his own record for oldest boxer to win a major title when he beat Tavoris Cloud to win the IBF light heavyweight championship. Suffice it to say the kids in the neighborhood voluntarily stay off Old Man Hopkins' lawn.
Former Boston Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez was scheduled to arrive in Taiwan on Monday to play for the EDA Rhinos. His only other option was the PED Retirees.
NFL free agency opens today, but the Kansas City Chiefs have already made seven player moves through trades, signings and contract renegotiations. The only thing that could get the Chiefs more media attention would be if Tim Tebow canceled a motivational speech at Arrowhead Stadium.
Liberty University is in the NCAA men's basketball tournament with a 15-20 record after winning the Big South Conference tournament. Las Vegas odds makers list Liberty's chances of winning it all as slightly longer than infinity-to-1.
Gunner Kiel intends to transfer from the University of Notre Dame, according to media reports. Deadspin.com is expected to confirm whether Kiel's quarterback career actually exists other than on internet recruiting message boards.
The current Big East Conference football schools are leaning toward naming their new conference the “America 12.” In related news, when the Big Ten reaches 16 schools in a couple years, it will call itself the Big Ten.