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Audio: Danny Sheridan Appears On Paul Finebaum’s Show To Reveal Cam Newton’s Bagman, Fails To Do So, Accuses Internet Of Being Cockroaches


In a bizarre radio bait-and-switch, oddsmaker Danny Sheridan‘s heavily-promoted appearance on the Paul Finebaum show Wednesday afternoon resulted in disappointment and anger from both the host and listeners when Sheridan refused to reveal the identity of the alleged money-handler in the Cam Newton scandal.

Claiming he wanted to avoid a lawsuit and the eventual revelation of his source at the NCAA, Sheridan spent two hours Wednesday doing everything but what was promised to Finebaum listeners: naming Newton’s so-called “bagman.” Sheridan instead launched into numerous attacks on Internet “cockroaches,” told critics to “put their money where their mouth is,” volunteered to take a polygraph test, and defended his nondisclosure as “protecting people’s jobs”:

After the initial discussion, callers to Finebaum’s program ripped Sheridan, eliciting conversations about “moral repugnation” and a strange allegation about Craig James and prostitutes.

CNBC’s Darren Rovell commented concisely but succinctly:

Danny Sheridan has spent more than 25 years building his reputation. Only took 20 minutes to destroy it.

Sheridan’s attorney responded by alleging media critics were just “jealous.”

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  • Thomason Indy

    Haha Danny is a fake. Updikes listen up. The bear is dead, Auburn owns you, you paid too much sabin, and next years whippin’ going to hurt as much as last years.

  • TripleSteakGuy

    I, for one, am shocked and appalled by this suggestion that Craig James killed 5 hookers while at SMU.

  • Jake

    Thomason learn to spell. By the way if your from Indy than you should go hang yourself based on the caliber of college football you have up there. ROLL TIDE ROLL

  • Obihaiv

    “Thomason learn to spell. By the way if your from Indy than you should go hang yourself based on the caliber of college football you have up there. ROLL TIDE ROLL”

    I enjoy seeing people such as yourself telling others to “learn to spell,” then fire off a string of spelling and grammatical errors.

    First, you should learn when to use commas, as your comment is just screaming for them, yet you deny them their chance to shine.

    Second, ‘your” is possessive, as in “Is that your best comment?”  ”You’re” is a contraction of “you are,” as in, “You’re a horrible speller.”  In this case, you should have used “you’re.”

    Third, there’s a big difference between “than” and “then,” and you chose incorrectly.

    Roll, Tide, Roll, indeed.  You should get back to work; I think someone just pulled up to the drive-thru.


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