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Pitt’s Pat Narduzzi Releases Awesome Tug-O-War Practice Video

Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi has only been on campus for a month or two, but he’s already having a serious impact. Friday morning, he released an awesome video of a tug-o-war between two of his players at spring practice. If the school’s roster is updated, it’s between linebacker Reggie Green and wideout Jordan Jones. Green wins after a long fight, and his teammates go nuts for...
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Photo: Former Ohio St LB Ryan Shazier Called Out Urban Meyer On Buckeye Cruise About Fulfilling Tattoo Promise

Following Ohio State’s national championship game victory against Oregon, Buckeyes’ coach Urban Meyer told his team he’d be getting a tattoo to honor their accomplishment.  Meyer discussed the tattoo on his appearance the Late Show With David Letterman on Jan. 17. “We haven’t finalized it yet,” he said.  It’s been more than a month since the 50-year-old coach talked...
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Photo: Check Out The Recruiting Letter Kansas Sent Jay Bilas In 1981

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas will be in Lawrence, Kansas, Saturday evening, calling the Jayhawks game against Texas at Allen Fieldhouse.  In honor of his trip to Kansas, the 51-year-old expert took a stroll down memory lane.  Here’s the recruiting letter the Jayhawks sent Bilas back in 1981. It apparently wasn’t enticing enough, as the 6-foot-8 forward opted to...
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Report: Phil Jackson to be fined for comments on college player

Phil Jackson’s trip to Columbus to watch Ohio State freshman guard D’Angelo Russell will end up costing the New York Knicks’ president a little more than he expected it to.  According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Jackson will be fined by the NBA for commenting on the Buckeyes’ star guard, who is technically a “draft-ineligible player.” Russell, a true freshman...
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Dress Going Viral Confirmed As Blue And Black, But Here’s Why People See It Differently

Writing about dress colors isn’t usually in our wheelhouse, but given how the sports world was responding to the viral debate regarding this photo Thursday night, we figured we’d get involved. We also figured we’d update you on the answer to the debate, as well as the reason that people are seeing the same dress in such drastically different colors. First, for those who haven’t...
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Photos: Fighting Irish Community Is Mourning The Loss Of Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, Ex-Notre Dame President Who Died At 97

One of the best men in the history of the University of Notre Dame has passed away, as Rev. Theodore Hesburgh died late Thursday on the South Bend, Ind., campus. He was 97.  Father Hesburgh was Notre Dame’s president from 1952-87, helping develop the school into one of the country’s most powerful academic institutions. He is well known for his influence with U.S. presidents...
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Duke Unveils New White-On-White Jersey For Syracuse Game

The Duke Blue Devils, winners of eight straight contests, will be debuting a new home jersey for tomorrow’s game against Syracuse. The new thread features white lettering with a blue trim on a white jersey. Nike and Duke released it early Friday morning, and the school included a joke about the viral dress debate that took over the Internet Thursday. We will be wearing this new...
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The Viral “What Colors Are This Dress” Debate Is Tearing The Sports World Apart

Is this dress white and gold or blue and black? A tumblr post is going incredibly viral at the moment, and the internet cannot decide on a consensus answer to what seems like a very simple question. What Colors Are This Dress? http://t.co/jvesuCBfYe pic.twitter.com/LNPkGjkmSt — BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) February 27, 2015 Buzzfeed has been polling its readers, and the breakdown is...
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Video: Michigan’s Spike Albrecht Cracked Eggs On His Head To Raise Awareness For Juvenile Diabetes

This summer’s “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” was a roaring success, bringing in millions in donations and plenty of valuable awareness for the disease. Now, a Michigan basketball star is throwing his support behind a new, messier cause. Guard Spike Albrecht took the “egg crack challenge” to raise awareness for juvenile diabetes, and challenged former teammate Nik Stauskas to...
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Video: Minnesota’s Carlos Morris Hits 3 To Tie Game vs. MSU, Misses Potential Winning Free Throw

Michigan State nearly lost its game against Minnesota on one of the worst fouls you’ll see. Instead, the Spartans lucked out, and have a chance to redeem themselves in overtime. With his Golden Gophers down three and two seconds remaining in the game, Carlos Morris drilled a three-pointer and was fouled by Michigan State’s Gavin Schilling.  Foul up three. But not like that...
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Michigan OC Tim Drevno Calls Jim Harbaugh The Smartest Man He’s Ever Been Around, “He’s Got Some Unbelievable DNA”

Jim Harbaugh can be described in many ways: great coach, incredibly intense, a little quirky.  Michigan offensive coordinator Tim Drevno is adding another character quality to that list: brilliant man.  In an evening session with the media Thursday, Drevno said the Wolverines’ head coach is the smartest man he’s ever been around.  UM OC Drevno on Harbaugh: “He always thinks...
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Video: Michigan Cornerback Blake Countess One-Ups Jabrill Peppers With This Crazy Backflip Routine

Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers is a crazy athlete, and may wind up as one of the best corners in the country if he pans out, based on his potential entering college last year. He proved that the injury issues that kept him from participating during most of the 2014 season are probably a thing of the past with this impressive backflip during drills yesterday. Fellow Michigan cornerback...
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OSU Fans Make Pinewood Derby Cars In Shape Of Block O, CFB Playoff Trophy

Anyone who was ever a Boy Scout or a Girl Scout growing up knows all about Pinewood Derby. Children, usually with the help of at least one parent, are tasked with creating a racing vehicle from a block of wood, some plastic wheels and some small metal axles. Winning the town competition was a big deal. It looks like some Ohio State fans have chosen style over substance this year...
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Report: Phil Jackson Will Be At Tonight’s Ohio State Game, Presumably To Scout D’Angelo Russell

The New York Knicks have the worst record (10-46) in the NBA and are one of several franchises in tank mode as they attempt to secure the best possible odds for the 2015 NBA Draft lottery. If the Knicks do end up with the No. 1 pick in the upcoming draft, the common opinion is that they will select Duke freshman center Jahlil Okafor, but there are other possible candidates.  One...
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Syracuse Fans Took Out An Ad In Student Newspaper Chastising Administration For Botched Roosevelt Bouie Ceremony

Syracuse basketball has picked up two huge victories over Louisville and Notre Dame in the last week, but they bookended a home loss to Pittsburgh that also featured an embarrassing botched jersey retirement ceremony. The school retired the jerseys of greats Roosevelt Bouie and Louis Orr, but misspelled Bouie’s name as “Bowie” on the jersey it gave the former Orange center...
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Louisville Coach Rick Pitino Held A Press Conference Regarding Dismissed G Chris Jones, Says He Hasn’t Slept In 48 Hours

Rick Pitino held a press conference this evening, discussing the dismissal of former Louisville senior guard Chris Jones, who is being charged with counts of rape and sodomy.  During his brief session with the media, the 62-year-old coach touched on a number of topics, but mostly just expressed his extreme disappointment with the situation.  Here’s everything Pitino said tonight...
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Clemson PD Releases Photo Of Man Vandalizing Howard’s Rock

Wednesday morning, Clemson announced that for the second time in two years, school landmark Howard’s Rock had been vandalized. Thursday afternoon, Clemson’s police department has enlisted the public’s help in finding the most recent perpetrator. Clemson PD has released surveillance images that show both the alleged aggressor and his vehicle. They’re asking anyone with information...
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Video: Nebraska Releases First Hype Video Of The Mike Riley Era, Narrated By The New Huskers Coach

Football season has been over for a couple of months, and #Nebrasketball has disappointed this season, so it is up to the Huskers’ video department to get the fan base excited. With spring football just over a week away, Nebraska dropped a very dramatic new hype video ringing in the Mike Riley era, narrated by the new Huskers head coach himself. He certainly knows how to galvanize...
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Video: Here’s Footage Of The Two Llamas Evading Capture Set To Rod Bramblett’s “Kick Six” Audio Call

Two llamas, one white and one black, got loose today in Phoenix and set off a chase that lasted a half-hour. Their chase went viral, leading to some fantastic memes and funny content.  Both llamas showed impressive elusiveness, and one person decided to pay tribute to their escapability. He did so by dubbing Auburn radio announcer Rod Bramblett’s famous “Kick Six” call from...
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Video: West Virginia Releases Highlights From 5-Year Old Nick Wince’s Game Day With The Mountaineers

On Tuesday, West Virginia invited five-year old Mountaineer fan Nick Wince to be a part of the team for game day against Texas. The awesome event was set up through the Make-a-Wish Foundation, and based on all of the pictures and short videos that we saw, it looked like a fantastic day. Today, West Virginia released a full five minute video recapping Wince’s full day in Morgantown...
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Five times the runaway llamas resembled OSU's RB Ezekiel Elliott

It’s a Thursday in the middle of the college football offseason, so there are no games to write about. But there are llamas running around on television. That’s where we’re at right now. Those llamas, who were on the loose in Arizona, were quite elusive. It reminded us of Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott during the College Football Playoff. Zeke kicked things off against...
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Photo: Master Photobomber Urban Meyer Is At It Again

Urban Meyer very much likes to photobomb people. We’ve covered the Ohio State coach’s creepin’ skills many, many times.  So, it should come as no surprise that the 50-year-old three-time national champion was at it again recently.  Here’s Meyer photobombing his two daughters, Nicki and Gigi.  He even photobombs his own daughters, while on vacation in cancun. @BuckeyeCruise...
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Video: Alabama Fan Yells “Roll Tide!” While Doing Donuts In His Car On A Snowy Road

The snowfall that hit much of the southern part of the United States has not prevented the following Alabama fan from expressing his love for the Crimson Tide. In fact, it presented him with the opportunity to do something cool/dangerous/idiotic that best showcases his fandom.  Here’s an Alabama fan yelling “Roll Tide!” while doing donuts in his white pickup on a snow-covered...
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Video: FSU’s Xavier Rathan-Mayes Scored 30 Points In The Final 4:38 Last Night

With less than five minutes left in last night’s game against Miami, Florida State’s freshman guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes had scored just five points and the Seminoles trailed Miami 62-44.  When the clock hit 0:00, Rathan-Mayes had 35 points and ‘Noles had nearly pulled off the comeback, losing 81-77.   That’s right, Rathan-Mayes scored a ridiculous 30 points in the final...
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Photo: Kentucky Is Practicing At Mississippi State Today After Beating Bulldogs Last Night

John Calipari is not going to let a couple inches of snow prohibit his Kentucky men’s basketball team from getting in a practice.  The No. 1-ranked Wildcats (28-0, 15-0 SEC) defeated Mississippi State (12-16, 5-10 SEC) in Starkville Wednesday night, 74-56. Bad weather prohibited Calipari’s team from flying back to Lexington, Ky., so they stayed in Mississippi. Kentucky is expected...
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