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Nick Saban on leaving Alabama: 'Don't see it happening'

Despite the outrageous amount of success Nick Saban has achieved at Alabama, there remains occasional flickers of speculation on whether he would ever leave Tuscaloosa or not. When the Texas job came open two years ago, Saban’s name was linked to the vacancy, and as recently as last month, reports emerged saying the Longhorns could woo Saban if Charlie Strong left. This week...
Via College Spun
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

T.Y. Hilton: Play-calling partly to blame for Colts' struggles

T.Y. Hilton and the Indianapolis Colts’ offense has struggled all season, and it looks like frustration is starting to boil over. Hilton, fresh off a three-catch, 29-yard showing in a 16-10 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday, said Tuesday that the Colts’ play-calling has been an issue. “The throws have been there, but we just haven’t been calling them,” Hilton stated...
Via NESN.com
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin: Beckham taunted with gay slurs 'every week'

Odell Beckham Jr supposedly lost his cool last Sunday in part because the Panthers were taunting him with homophobic slurs. Based on what he told Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin, Beckham should be used to it by now. Irvin has spoken to Beckham multiple times since New York’s loss to the Panthers, and he says Beckham told him he has been dealing with homophobic slurs “every...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL VP of Officiating reminded Giants-Panthers referees they could eject players

Those wondering why there weren’t any ejections from last Sunday’s New York Giants-Carolina Panthers game are not alone. Apparently even the league’s VP of Officiating felt similarly. Dean Blandino said on NFL Network Tuesday that he reminded the officials from the game at the Meadowlands that they could eject players, which seemed like his way of signaling to the officials...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh details his love for Darth Vader

Jim Harbaugh was among the millions of Americans who saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens Thursday night. Michigan’s football coach saw the seventh installment of the series with two of his sons. Harbaugh even tweeted about the movie.  The main thing people took away from Harbaugh’s Star Wars experience was this: he loves Darth Vader. Harbaugh expressed some disappointment in...
Via College Spun
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami S Jamal Carter sent home from Sun Bowl

With the Hurricanes set to take on Washington State Saturday afternoon in the Sun Bowl, focus should be on the game. But Tuesday morning, Miami had to send starting safety Jamal Carter home from El Paso for a violation of team rules, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy.  Miami suspends junior safety Jamal Carter for Sun Bowl & sends him home for violating team rules ...
Via College Spun
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jaromir Jagr has teeth knocked out, returns to game and scores

Less than two months away from his 44th birthday, Jaormir Jagr is still tough as nails. The Florida Panthers forward took a high stick to the face from Ottawa Senators forward Alex Chaisson and immediately hit the ice in a pool of blood and some obvious pain. Warning: The following videos and photos contain some graphic material. Jagr ultimately lost four teeth in the process...
Via NESN.com
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Alejandro De Aza agrees to deal with Mets

NEW YORK — Outfielder Alejandro De Aza and the New York Mets have agreed to a $5.75 million, one-year contract, pending a physical, according to person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not been announced. The deal contains an additional $1.25 million in performance bonuses. The 31-year-old De Aza bats...
Via NESN.com
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: One-handed Florida walk-on makes layup off spin move

Florida guard Zach Hodskins may be becoming the most popular walk-on in the country. The 6-foot-4 guard, who was born without a portion of his left arm, went viral on YouTube a few years ago for his awesome skills on the court. He walked on to the Gators ahead of last season, and had appeared nine games across the two seasons before tonight, when he scored his first collegiate points...
Via College Spun
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jack Edwards sings Christmas song during fight

There’s no event Jack Edwards can’t make better with a terrific call. Tyler Randell and Ryan Reaves dropped the gloves midway through the third period of the Boston Bruins-St. Louis Blues game on Tuesday, and the anticipation of the fight had the Bruins play-by-play man absolutely giddy. And by giddy, we mean he sang “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” during the delightful...
Via NESN.com
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Could DeMarco Murray be deactivated for Sunday’s game?

Between his dwindling lack of touches and a need to deal with some pressing roster needs on the defensive side of the ball, the speculation out the City of Brotherly Love is that the Philadelphia Eagles may have no choice but to deactivate DeMarco Murray for Sunday’s critical showdown with the Washington Redskins. NJ Advance Media’s Eliot Shorr-Parks writes that Chip Kelly’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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