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Former southern sports talk radio host sentenced to 5 years in prison

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by HackyMcHack, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. HackyMcHack

    HackyMcHack Member

    Not sure if this is the right thread for this, but former "Conference Call" and "Southern Sports Tonight" radio host Scott McKinney, a former member of the Ole Miss sports information staff, was given a five-year prison sentence today following a guilty plea for defrauding investors.

    Link: http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/mckinney_15381___article.html/talk_host.html
  2. micke77

    micke77 Member

    i wanna say that program called us several years ago for some insight into southern football teams, etc. name looks familiar.
    hell, the defrauding crap is reaching into the sports world. not that it wasn't already there, but at a time when everything dealing with investing/finances seems to uncover somebody doing somebody else wrong.
    Holy god, that's a lot of piss tests.
    "Bubba in solitary, you're next..."
  4. Jesus_Muscatel

    Jesus_Muscatel Active Member

    Scott: So, Mr. Beatty, any advice?

    Ned: SQUEAL!
  5. linotype

    linotype Well-Known Member

    "Coming to you live from the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss., it's Rebel Hotline, with Scott McKinney and Ole Miss booster Dickie Scruggs. Next up on the program, Dickie will tell us how in 2004 he flew his private jet out to SoCal to swipe Ed Orgeron out from under Pete Carroll's nose!"

    Col. Reb is crying, indeed.
  6. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    I had like four names in my head as this page loaded. I was wrong on all counts. Damn.
  7. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    And since we're talking about the south, the four names were all the same person.
    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 1, 2015
  8. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    We'll find out soon what COLLAR-driven sports talk sounds like.

    I don't even know what that means ....
  9. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Well, his attorney asked for probation ... in lieu of any prison time.

    Judge threw the book mainly, I think, because there was evidence he'd pulled a similar stunt (think "The Producers," but without Uma Thurman and with a sports talk program rather than a Broadway show) in Mississippi at some point in the past.

    If I recall the details correctly, it all came unwound for him because he sold 49 percent of his show to at least three guys who, as fate would have it, found themselves sitting around a table at a restaurant one afternoon watching him do the show, then got to comparing notes.
  10. Del_B_Vista

    Del_B_Vista Active Member

    I know of other folks who wouldn't spit on McKinney if he was on fire because they say he didn't pay them for writing.
  11. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    I was so hoping this was Herb Winches
  12. Notepad

    Notepad Member

    They should tack on an additional 6-8 months in lockdown because of the guy's hair.
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