Urban Meyer considering having spring practice in Florida

If the NCAA doesn’t do something to stop it, Jim Harbaugh may have started a real trend with his spring practice at IMG Academy in Florida this year. Now the head coach of Michigan’s arch-rival may do the same next year. WUFT’s Sara Perlman caught up with Ohio State’s Urban Meyer at a Tim Tebow charity golf event, and he discussed the possibility. Ohio State head coach...
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March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama QB Jake Coker says he played entire season with broken toe

Jake Coker didn’t have an overwhelming senior season at Alabama, but the quarterback managed games well and, with weapons like Derrick Henry and Calvin Ridley around him, led the program to a 16th national championship. A tidbit that Coker revealed Tuesday makes his accomplishments even more impressive. After taking part in Alabama’s pro day, Coker said he played his entire...
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March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots sign Chris Long to one-year deal

On the same day the New England Patriots traded Chandler Jones to the Arizona Cardinals, they added pass-rush depth. The Patriots signed defensive end Chris Long to a one-year contract, ESPN’s Trey Wingo reported Tuesday. Long’s brother, Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long confirmed the deal, via Twitter. CHRIS YOURE GONNA LOOK WICKED GOOD IN THE PATRIOTS UNIFORM —...
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LeBron sides with Akron over Ohio State in NIT

When Ohio State and Akron kick off the National Invitational Tournament Tuesday night, many basketball fans will keep an eye on the match-up featuring the two in-state opponents, including one of the best basketball players in the world. Following the Cleveland Cavaliers' disappointing loss to the Jazz in the final leg of their four-game West Coast trip, star LeBron James commented...
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March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony does not want Phil Jackson as part-time coach

Carmelo Anthony was asked Tuesday about the possibility of Phil Jackson coaching the New York Knicks on a part-time basis next season and said he was not in favor of such a plan. “Phil ain’t coaching no more, man,” Anthony said Tuesday via the New York Post. “Let’s kill that rumor. Phil ain’t coaching no more.” ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne threw out the idea in a piece...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

How the Chandler Jones trade shakes up the entire NFL

The Arizona Cardinals and New England Patriots were among the best teams in the NFL last season. Each competed in their conference’s title game, only to come up short. Both teams took another step in terms of possibly contending for a title next season. New England traded Chandler Jones to Arizona in exchange for offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper and a second-round pick in April’s...
Via Sportsnaut
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Five South Carolina players suspended indefinitely ahead of NIT

Due to a weak strength of schedule, the 24-8 South Carolina Gamecocks were left out of the 2016 NCAA Tournament field, and are a No. 1 seed in the NIT. In the tournament’s opener against High Point, the Gamecocks will be without five players, who have been suspended indefinitely. Frank Martin announced the suspension this afternoon. South Carolina coach Frank Martin announces...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL set to cut size of goalie equipment once again

Large goaltending equipment has become a sticking point in the NHL, and it appears the league is ready to do something about the over-sized advantage as soon as next season. According to a report by the CBC, NHL goalies will be will wearing equipment better suited to body size with strict new enforcements coming into place starting next season. One would think the goaltenders...
Via The Comeback
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino defends Louisville as March Madness continues without Cardinals

Louisville and head coach Rick Pitino are accustomed to preparing for NCAA tournament games this time of year, but this year Pitino is busy defending his program in the public eye while it sits home watching from afar while serving a self-imposed one-year postseason ban as the NCAA continues to investigate the program. Appearing in an interview on ESPN’s Mike & Mike morning...
Via The Comeback
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Terrell Suggs could face jail time over car crash charges

Terrell Suggs has been charged with two misdemeanors stemming from a car accident in Arizona earlier this month, and he could face jail time if convicted. Suggs was arrested on March 4 following a minor car crash outside a Mexican restaurant when police discovered that he was driving with a suspended license. TMZ reports that Suggs also hit a wall with his car and left the scene...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Byron Scott talks Lakers’ struggling youngsters

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott isn’t too happy with his young core of D’Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle. That shocking upset of the Golden State Warriors might as well have went down two years ago. The Lakers have gone 1-2 since and just dropped a game to the miserable New York Knicks, who sit 13th in the Eastern Conference. Scott knows better than...
Via The Sports Daily
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss
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