There is schadenfreude and then there is the frothing-out-of-the-mouth with bloodthirsty delight that CBS Sports.com columnist Gregg Doyel experienced Saturday afternoon after he learned that Jay Mariotti had been arrested in Los Angeles earlier that day. As first reported by The Los Angeles Times, the AOL FanHouse columnist and ESPN Around the Horn contributor was booked on suspicion of felony domestic assault, according to authorities.
Shortly after President Obama tapped Stanley McChrystal in June 2009 to be the top commander in Afghanistan, CNN reported that McChrystal would never let a reporter in the room during classified morning meetings he led among senior military officers.
So one of the controversies of the day Monday, via e-mails and Twitter, centered on Pat Tillman and whether his valiant life, tragic death and turning down NFL millions to join the Army Rangers in the war in Afghanistan merits a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
President Obama's nominee to command U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan said Tuesday that to be successful, an aggressive counterinsurgency campaign must minimize civilian casualties and collateral damage.
Calling him the captain of a ship that ran aground, the Army Tuesday announced it has censured a retired three-star general for misleading investigators probing the controversial death of Cpl. Pat Tillman.
A retired three-star general criticized for misleading investigators probing the controversial death of Cpl. Pat Tillman could be stripped of a star and face a decrease in retirement pension, Pentagon officials told CNN.
The last soldier to see Army Ranger Pat Tillman alive, Spc. Bryan O'Neal, told lawmakers that he was warned by superiors not to divulge -- especially to the Tillman family -- that a fellow soldier killed Tillman.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Within hours of Pat Tillman's death, the Army went into information-lockdown mode, cutting off phone and Internet connections at a base in Afghanistan, posting guards on a wounded platoon mate, and ordering a sergeant to burn Tillman's uniform.
The family of Cpl. Pat Tillman said Monday investigations into the former NFL player's death by friendly fire in Afghanistan suggests a "conspiracy" and vowed to pursue a congressional investigation into how the death was handled.
Nine military officers, including four generals, will face "corrective action" for making critical mistakes in the aftermath of the friendly fire death of Cpl. Pat Tillman, military officials said Monday.
Pentagon officials say a Defense Department investigation will recommend that nine officers be held accountable for the aftermath of the friendly-fire death of Army Ranger Pat Tillman, according to The Associated Press.
A new Army report on the death of former NFL player Pat Tillman in Afghanistan last year concluded that his uniform and body armor were burned a day after he was killed -- and before investigators had determined he was shot by his fellow soldiers.
The U.S. Army has reopened an investigation into the death of Army Ranger Spc. Pat Tillman in Afghanistan, based on its ongoing questions of the case as well as those raised by Tillman's family, an Army official said.