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Photo: Georgia 5-Star QB Jacob Eason Met Up With Former Bulldog Aaron Murray In Athens

Georgia football’s past met its present (and future) in Athens, Ga. yesterday.  Former Bulldogs’ quarterback Aaron Murray, now with the Kansas City Chiefs, linked up with five-star freshman quarterback Jacob Eason.  They both posted a picture on Instagram.    Excited to see this kid put the Red and Black on A photo posted by Aaron Murray (@aaronmurray11) on Feb 14, 2016...
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Video: Ohio State’s Michael Thomas Makes Sick 1-Handed Grab Training For NFL Combine

Former Ohio State wide receiver Michael Thomas is currently training for the NFL Combine.  The training appears to be going well.  Thomas, a potential first-round pick in the NFL Draft, posted the following video of himself making a sick one-handed grab on Instagram Saturday.    Money got longer, speakers got louder. Cars got faster….. #shhhh #nopretending #noacting A...
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Florida State Epically Trolls Florida On Twitter With Valentine’s Day-Themed Jab

There’s no love lost between the Florida State Seminoles and the Florida Gators – not even on Valentine’s Day.  As one of the most heated rivalries in college football, these programs often take shots at each other–on and off the field–and take pride in victory. So, in honor of the holiday, FSU’s official Twitter account decided to take a Valentine’s Day-themed jab...
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Video: Indiana’s OG Anunoby Throws Down Awesome Dunk vs. Michigan State

The NBA held its dunk contest last night. It was spectacular.  A college version was just held in the first half of Indiana’s game at Michigan State.  It featured Hoosiers’ freshman forward OG Anunoby throwing it down.  OG. pic.twitter.com/pmx04VoN9h — Andrew Holleran (@andrewjholleran) February 14, 2016 Indiana and Michigan State are playing on CBS.
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Report: LSU Has Interest In Adding Auburn Assistant Dameyune Craig To Staff

LSU is reportedly making a push to add Auburn co-offensive coordinator Dameyune Craig to its staff.  According to 247 Sports’ Rusty Mansell, rumors of such interest have picked up quite a bit of steam. Craig, who was the quarterbacks coach at Florida State before joining Auburn’s staff, is one of the top recruiters in the country. In fact, according to 247′s recruiter rankings...
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Video: Watch Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Unveil 2016 Cover Models

Sports Illustrated unveiled its 2016 swimsuit issue covers last night. The magazine did it on a live broadcast on TNT following NBA All-Star Saturday Night.  Here’s video of the moment everyone was watching for – the cover reveal.  There will be three separate covers this year, and SI brought the three cover models on-stage before revealing the covers.  It’s a pretty great moment. 
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What An NFL Scout Says About Braxton Miller – Strengths and Weaknesses

Draft profiles for NFL hopefuls are starting to get published on NFL.com. Every prospect is graded on a scale of 5-10 (from “back-end of the roster” to “once in a lifetime player”) and an NFL scout details the player’s strengths and weaknesses, gives an NFL comparison and writes a “bottom line.”  Here’s what the NFL is saying about one of the most-intriguing players...
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Photo: There Are A Lot Of Ohio State Fans Waiting In Line For Braxton Miller’s Autograph

Former Ohio State quarterback, wide receiver Braxton Miller is back in his home state of Ohio to meet and greet fans at an autograph signing in Dayton before turning his full attention to the upcoming NFL Draft.  On Sunday, before he even arrived, his friend sent him a photo of the line at the signing – and it’s pretty ridiculous, especially for a holiday. Miller was feeling...
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Clemson Lands Commitment From 4-Star WR Amari Rodgers On Valentine’s Day

Clemson received some terrific news Sunday morning, getting the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift in a commitment from an extremely talented 2017 wide receiver.  4-Star wide out Amari Rodgers, out of Knoxville (TN), is rated as the No. 34 wide receiver in the 2017 class by 247 Sports. On Sunday, he announced his commitment to Clemson via Twitter.  #WE2DEEP17 #ALLIN pic.twitter.com...
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Tennessee shares Valentines-themed photo of packed stadium

There aren’t many things the people of Knoxville love more than college football, and the Tennessee Volunteers lie at the center of that.  So, to show appreciation to the fans that pack Neyland Stadium every Saturday, Tennessee posted this awesome heart-shaped photo of a rowdy stadium to Twitter, wishing Vols fans a happy “VOLentine’s Day.” #HappyVOLentinesDay pic.twitter...
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ESPN Tabs Michigan’s Botched Punt vs. Michigan State The Most Heartbreaking Play of 2015

In honor of Valentine’s Day, this morning’s SportsCenter featured a new twist on the Top 10 Plays segment.  ESPN counted down the 10 most heartbreaking plays of 2015.  The college football world is very familiar with No. 1. It is, of course, Michigan’s blown punt against Michigan State that led to the Spartans’ miraculous victory.   That play wasn’t the only college...
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Photo: Kentucky Boasts Tyler Ulis’ National Player of the Year Campaign

Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield has pretty much locked up the national player of the year awards with three weeks remaining in the college basketball season.  That doesn’t mean there aren’t other deserving candidates, though.  Kentucky’s Tyler Ulis is among the best of them. Following the Wildcats’ star point guard’s 27 point, 12 assist performance against South Carolina on...
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Photo: LSU’s Live Mascot Mike VI Sends Out Valentine Wishes Made Of Meat

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to reach out to the one’s you love, so it shouldn’t surprise anybody that LSU’s live mascot Mike VI had Tigers fans in mind Sunday morning.  Mike’s trainers posted this cool photo to his official Instagram page, wishing LSU fans a happy Valentine’s Day. Happy Valentine's Day, Tigers! A photo posted by Mike VI, LSU's Live Mascot...
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Video: Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine Gives Out Valentines

Earlier today, we showed you the Valentine Michigan State’s men’s basketball program sent out to the media. Unsurprisingly, it featured Spartans’ star Denzel Valentine.  Michigan State’s Denzel Valentined-themed Valentine’s Day isn’t stopping there, though.  The Spartans recently published a video of Valentine walking around campus, handing out Valentines.  Watch it...
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Oklahoma President Reportedly Supports Cincinnati’s Push To Join The Big 12

The Big 12 Conference is looking to add a couple schools to its league. Could Cincinnati be one of them?  It looks like it.  According to an email discovered by the Cincinnati Enquirer, Oklahoma President David Boren supports the Bearcats’ possible move to the Big 12. Boren sent the following to Cincinnati President Santa Ono.  “You are truly an outstanding leader and knowing...
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ESPN Reportedly Told Its Employees Not To Discuss The Peyton Manning Daily News Story

The New York Daily News published an expose on Saturday titled, “Peyton Manning’s squeaky-clean image was built on lies.”  The story, using court documents from 2003 that were recently obtained by Shaun King, goes in-depth on the Super Bowl-winning quarterback’s alleged involvement in a sexual assault during his time at Tennessee. Parts of the story have been out for...
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Photo: Michigan State Sends Out Valentine From Denzel Valentine

It’s Valentine’s Day, so Michigan State’s men’s basketball program sent out a Valentine.  Appropriately, it’s from the Spartans’ star senior, Denzel Valentine.  Here it is.  Clever marketing: Michigan State sends out a Valentine today: pic.twitter.com/tnHgI3k1Aa — Nicole Auerbach (@NicoleAuerbach) February 14, 2016 On Valentine’s Day last year, Valentine did...
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Video: Duke Releases All-Access Look At Grayson Allen’s Buzzer Beater vs. UVA

Grayson Allen hit the shot of the day in college basketball on Saturday.  Duke’s sophomore guard made a runner as time expired to give the Blue Devils a 63-62 win against No. 7 Virginia at Cameron Indoor Stadium.  You can re-live the glory of the shot by watching the following all-access video, released by Duke. 
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Photos: Sports Illustrated Unveils 2016 Swimsuit Issue Covers

The covers for this year’s edition of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2016 issue were unveiled on TNT Saturday night.  For the first time in the history of the magazine, there are three separate covers.  They feature: Ronda Rousey, Ashley Graham and Hailey Clauson. Here they are:  Because one just wasn’t enough. Here are your THREE 2016 #SISwim cover models! https...
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Videos: Ranking The 5 Best Dunks From The Greatest NBA Dunk Contest Of All-Time

All together, now.  THE NBA DUNK CONTEST IS BACK!!! Saturday night’s showcase on TNT was the best the league has ever seen. Better than Vince Carter in 2000. Better than Spud Webb in 1986. And, yes, even better than M.J. vs. Dominique in 1988.  Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves topped Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic in a battle that needed two extra dunk-offs to be...
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WATCH: Zach LaVine repeats as dunk champ in crazy close contest

This year’s dunk contest at the NBA All-Star game hearkened back to a time when the event was met with great anticipation and featured showdowns between performers like Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins. This year, it was second-year pros Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon putting on a display for the ages. LaVine, who won last year’s competition, edged out Gordon to take home...
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Video: Wisconsin Players Picked Up Coach Greg Gard During Awesome Post-Game Celebration

Wisconsin basketball picked up its seventh straight win today, knocking off No. 2 Maryland on the road, 70-57. The win also snapped the Terps’ 27-game home win streak. After the game, the Badgers engaged in some lively locker room celebration, with head coach Greg Gard getting momentarily swept off his feet. “I told you we were gonna celebrate!”https://t.co/VvCuEZHq43 —...
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LSU Football Has Landed Its 3rd And 4th Commitments Of The Day

After landing commitments from 2018 prospects Kelvin Joseph and Corione Harris earlier, LSU has added a pair of 2017 prospects to the fold.  The Tigers have received pledges from dual-threat quarterback Jontre Kirklin and four-star running back Clyde Edwards-Hilaire.  Boom: #LSU picks up commitment from Lutcher ATH Jontre Kirklin — Jimmy D Smith (@JimmyDetail) February 14, 2016...
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Big man Karl-Anthony Towns wins NBA skills challenge

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie sensation Karl-Anthony Towns just captured the Taco Bell Skills Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto. The mega-talented big man knocked off a point guard (Boston’s Isaiah Thomas) in the finals. He took down fellow Kentucky Wildcat Boogie Cousins and Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green in order to reach the last round.  After his win...
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Video: Maryland’s Diamond Stone Slammed Vitto Brown’s Head Into The Ground, Wasn’t Ejected

Wisconsin and Maryland are locked in a tight Big Ten battle tonight. The Badgers are winning right now early in the second half, but something that occurred in the first half had many Wisco fans up in arms. After Maryland’s Diamond Stone got tangled up with Wisconsin’s Vitto Brown, Stone shoved Brown’s head into the ground. Surprisingly, he wasn’t ejected, and was merely...
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