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Report: Auburn Quarterback Nick Marshall Cited For Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession

Auburn senior quarterback Nick Marshall was cited for marijuana possession Friday, according to Reynolds police chief Lonnie Holder. The Tigers’ playmaker was in Reynolds, Ga. He was not arrested.  Can confirm what’s already been reported: Nick Marshall cited in Reynolds, GA for possession of less than 1 oz of marijuana. — Joel A. Erickson (@JoelAEricksonAU) July 11, 2014...
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Photo: The Kentucky Men’s Basketball Team Has Added Hot Yoga To Its Training Regimen

One of the best scenes from the movie, “The Rookie,” the tale of a young boy playing for the Chicago Cubs because his recently healed broken arm magically allows him to throw 99 mph, involves trainer Phil Brickman describing a new regimen.  “Some guys ice down their arm after a big game, some say that heat’s the way to go, but I have discovered the secret: hot ice. Hot ice...
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Coach K On LeBron James And Kyrie Irving: ‘That Will Be A Great, Great Duo’

Of all the coaches in the college basketball and NBA world, none may be better suited to discuss LeBron James’ move to Cleveland than Mike Krzyzewski. Duke’s legendary leader has coached James on Team USA during two Olympic sessions, and James’ new running mate with the Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving, played for Krzyzewski for one season at Duke.  Krzyzewski expects great things...
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Texas Releases “A New Era Is Here” Hype Video 50 Days Before Start Of 2014 Season

The 2014 season marks the beginning of a new era in Texas football history. The Longhorns, who saw former head coach Mack Brown step down after another subpar (by UT standards) campaign, are full of optimism as they head into their first year under Charlie Strong. Texas, which hasn’t won double-digit games since back in 2009, is looking to get itself back to the top of the Big...
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Louisville Basketball’s Terry Rozier On The Upcoming Season: ‘We’re Going To Be Darn Good’

In 2013, Louisville’s men’s basketball team won the national championship. Heading into the following season, the Cardinals had to replace their point guard, Peyton Siva, and their best big man, Gorgui Dieng.  In 2014, Louisville’s men’s basketball team won the American Athletic Conference Tournament and reached the Sweet 16. Heading into next season, Rick Pitino’s team...
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Athletic Directors Of Kansas State, Mississippi State Agree To Football Home-And-Home Series On Twitter

Well, this is a first. Twitter is usually good for plenty of different types of interactions relating to the college football world – trash talking, news breaking, debate, general conversation, etc. Watching two athletic directors negotiate a home-and-home series on the social media platform isn’t exactly a daily occurrence. Mississippi State AD Scott Stricklin and Kansas State...
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Kate Upton Says Cavaliers Fans Will Need To Buy New LeBron Jerseys “Since They Burned The Originals”

Everyone has an opinion on LeBron James leaving the Miami Heat to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers. While most opinions are related to basketball, supermodel/actress Kate Upton made a good point on her Twitter: the Cavs are going to make a ton of money off of this. Why is that? Because many Cleveland fans burned their LeBron jerseys when he left the Cavs to join the Heat, and now they...
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Florida State’s Jameis Winston Says He Wants To Be Viewed Like Peyton Manning In 10, 15 Years

Jameis Winston has only been playing college football for one season, but he’s already accomplished two things Peyton Manning never did in his four years at Tennessee: win a Heisman and a national championship.  The Florida State quarterback is currently a counselor at the Manning Passing Academy at Nicholls State in Louisiana. Peyton Manning, his brother, Eli, and father, Archie...
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Coach Cal Is Being Heavily Criticized On Twitter For Not Leaving Kentucky To Coach The Cavs

John Calipari is the coach of the Kentucky men’s basketball team, and based on his seven-year deal worth nearly $7 million a season, he’ll likely be the coach in Lexington for a while.  According to a report, though, he could have been the coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Calipari reportedly turned down a $80 million offer from the Cavaliers.  With LeBron James announcing...
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Photos: Ohio State Is Very Happy That LeBron James Is Returning To Ohio

Ohio State and LeBron James have long had a relationship. The NBA star has often said that if he had to play one year of college basketball, it would have been in Columbus. Urban Meyer and the two-time champion are connected in many ways, too.  Today, James announced he is returning to Ohio to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Various members of the Ohio State athletics program...
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Kentucky’s Aaron Harrison On LeBron News: “They Burned Your Jersey Bro”

Count Kentucky guard Aaron Harrison among those surprised that LeBron James will be returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James, who announced his decision Friday morning via Sports Illustrated, is clearly willing to put aside his issues with Cavs owner Dan Gilbert and thousands of Cleveland fans who burned his jersey back in 2010 when he left the team. Harrison doesn’t seem to...
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Joel Embiid Calls Himself A Better Recruiter Than John Calipari After LeBron James Signs With Cleveland

We’ve established through his attempts to recruit LeBron James to the Philadelphia 76ers that former Kansas center Joel Embiid is one of the funniest athletes on Twitter. Unfortunately for Embiid, his recruiting pitch didn’t work, and LeBron ended up going to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Of course, with Embiid’s sense of humor, he decided to use this as an opportunity to make a...
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Ohio’s Prodigal Sons: Comparing The Returns Of LeBron James And Urban Meyer

Urban Meyer grew up in Ohio, in the small town of Ashtabula, a province in the northeast corner of the state. The football coach’s career began at Ohio State, where he was a graduate assistant for two years under head coach Earl Bruce. He helped with the defensive backs. Meyer is now the head coach of the Buckeyes, returning in November 2011 to the place where it all started. There...
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Braxton Miller Posts Hilarious “Ohio” Photo That Includes LeBron James, Johnny Manziel, Himself

For what has to be the first time in the history of American sports, all eyes will be on the city of Cleveland and the state of Ohio for the foreseeable future. With the Browns drafting former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and the Cavaliers persuading NBA superstar LeBron James to return to his “home”, Ohio is going to become sports media heaven. But Ohio State quarterback...
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Melvin Gordon Calls Out Todd Gurley And T.J. Yeldon, Says Race For The Title Of Best RB In America Is “On”

Title title of “Best Running Back In College Football” is going to be hotly contested this year. There are a number of guys who you can argue is the best back in America, but the three guys who stand out above everyone else are Georgia’s Todd Gurley, Alabama’s T.J. Yeldon and Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon. While someone not from that group could very easily earn the title,...
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Ohio State Takes Shot At Michigan In “50 Days To Kickoff” Photo

It’s no secret that Ohio State and Michigan don’t like each other. The two schools have arguably the most intense college football rivalry in the country – “The Game” – and over history, have each produced title-winning teams with regularity. So it should come as no surprise that every once in a while, one likes to jab at the other on social media.  Today, it was Ohio...
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LeBron James Says He Is Returning To The Cleveland Cavaliers

Photo Via @KingJames In an exclusive to Sports Illustrated, LeBron James announced his intention to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, saying, “I’m ready to accept the challenge. I’m coming home.” The last few weeks in the sports world have been consumed with one thing: LeBron James. The best basketball player in the world opted out of his contract with the Miami Heat to...
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Kevin Sumlin Takes Tour Of Renovating Kyle Field, ‘We’re Building The Finest Football Facility In America’

Texas A&M’s Kyle Field is currently being renovated at the price of $450 million. The improvements to the Aggies’ football stadium, which will be finalized by 2015, will include increased capacity (102,512), a massive scoreboard, and brand new seating structures on various sides of the complex.  Tours of Kyle Field will not be available until the renovations are complete...
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Oklahoma Basketball’s Buddy Hield Says Sooners Are Going To Win The Big 12 This Year

It’s been a decade – literally – since any program other than Kansas won the Big 12 regular season title in men’s basketball. But the 2014-2015 season, according to Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield, won’t result in an 11th straight championship for the boys from Lawrence. Hield, who grew into one of the conference’s best guards last season, told CBS Sports’ Jeff Borzello...
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Video: Marshall Plumlee Visits Virginia Tech Fan At Duke Children’s Hospital

When Duke center Marshall Plumlee heard that there was a young college basketball fan — who we’re pretty sure is named Pierce — at Duke Children’s Hospital, he decided to pay him a visit. The only problem: Pierce was not a Duke fan. Rather, Plumlee found out that he supports the Blue Devils’ ACC rival, Virginia Tech. In a video put out by Duke basketball, Plumlee spent...
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Florida AD Says He Never Thought Will Muschamp Lost Control Last Season

Florida was not a very good football team in 2013. Between injuries and some really shocking losses, the Gators limped to a 4-8 record, which was the team’s lowest win total since 1979. One of the people who received the most criticism was head coach Will Muschamp, with some people arguing that he has the hottest hot seat in the entire SEC headed into 2014. However, Muschamp still...
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Tennessee commit can't wait to beat Bama

Tennessee defensive line commit Andrew Butcher certainly isn’t lacking in confidence. The four-star 2015 commit from Georgia took to Twitter last night after the Vols got a commitment from five-star defensive tackle Khalil McKenzie to call out Alabama. In two tweets that have since been deleted, Butcher said he “can’t wait to beat Alabama’s ass” and for Bama fans to ...
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Alabama QB Commit Blake Barnett Named ‘Elite 11′ MVP

Alabama fans, given the hype, are excited for the Jacob Coker era to officially begin in Tuscaloosa. But it’s starting to look like the Blake Barnett era may have even more promise. Barnett, a 2015 recruit from California who decommitted from Notre Dame last month before deciding to play for Alabama instead, impressed greatly at this week’s ‘Elite 11′ camp in Beaverton, Oregon...
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Five Dark Horse Contenders To Win College Football’s Power Conferences In 2014

Which teams have a chance to surprise the nation with a conference win, like Auburn in 2013? Picking favorites is easy. Nick Saban’s Alabama teams are good bets to at least go to a top bowl every year, while defending national champions Florida State look ready to steamroll through the ACC once again with Heisman winner Jameis Winston under center for at least one more year. Anyone...
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Report: As Many As 8 South Carolina Signees May Not Make It To Campus

Spurrier’s team better stay in shape. With eight commits in limbo, depth may be a concern.(IG/thebigspur247) Signing Day 2014 was another victory for South Carolina football. Steve Spurrier’s staff received commitments from 21 players, including 10 four-stars according to 247Sports’ composite rankings. The Gamecocks class was a unanimous Top 25 group, with Rivals and 247 both...
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