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4-Star 2018 RB Brian Snead Commits To Ohio State At ‘Friday Night Lights’

Friday night, during Ohio State’s ‘Friday Night Lights’ camp, the Buckeyes landed a huge commitment from 2017 defensive end Chase Young. He wasn’t the only high school star to pledge himself to OSU, however. Four-star running back Brian Snead, a 2018 player, also committed to the Buckeyes. Snead announced the news on Twitter just after 10 p.m. Earlier in the day, he’d posted...
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5-Star DE Chase Young Announces Commitment To Ohio State During ‘Friday Night Lights’ Camp

Ohio State hosted a group of the most talented recruits in the country during its ‘Friday Night Lights’ camp last night, and the Buckeyes came away with a commitment from one of the nation’s top defensive ends. Chase Young, a five-star player per 247Sports, announced his big decision late Friday night after the event. I am 100% committed to hio state Buckeyes. Thank you to...
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Ezekiel Elliott Sends Cryptic Tweet About “Evil” After Being Accused Of Domestic Violence

Friday, it was revealed that former Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott had been accused of domestic violence by an ex-girlfriend. Elliott, however, was not charged by police – and the Dallas Cowboys, his new team, are reportedly skeptical regarding the accuser’s story. Elliott’s father, Stacy, has also released a statement on the matter, claiming his son did nothing wrong...
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Texas Tech’s President Endorses Houston For An Invite To The Big 12

Make that two schools that are officially in on inviting Houston to the Big 12. Just days after Texas made it known that it prefers the Cougars when it comes to league expansion, Texas Tech has followed suit. The school’s incoming president, Lawrence Schovanec, issued a statement, officially welcoming “consideration” for Houston.  Here’s the statement. It’s short and sweet...
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5-Star SF Jarred Vanderbilt Reveals The 9 Schools He’s Considering

Five-star power forward recruit Jarred Vanderbilt, ranked as the 16th-best player in the country by 247 Sports, has announced the nine schools he’s considering for 2017. Vanderbilt, a 6-foot-8, 200-pound player from Bellaire, Texas, has a number of Big 12 programs on his radar. His list consists of a mix of power programs and upstarts. The nine schools, in no order, are Baylor...
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Hype-Video Shows Michigan Will Get “Revenge” In 2016

One of the latest fan-made hype-videos for the Michigan Wolverines mixes highlights from the past with those of recent seasons, drawing some parallels between rival personalities and rivalries. Fan R DULA released his high-quality video on YouTube. You can watch it here: The Wolverines finished the 2015-16 season with a 10-3 record overall, 6-2 in the Big Ten. They will open their...
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Ezekiel Elliott’s Father Releases Statement, Denies Any Wrongdoing By Son

Friday morning, it was reported by TMZ that Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott had been accused by an ex-girlfriend of domestic violence. It’s since been reported that the Cowboys don’t necessarily believe the accuser. Now, Elliott’s father, Stacy, has issued a statement on the matter. Elliott claims his son has done “nothing wrong”, indicating that the evidence...
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Oklahoma State’s Tyrek Coger Died After 40-Minute Workout In Extreme Heat

Oklahoma State officials have released details on the workout  21-year-old basketball forward Tyrek Coger completed before he died from a heart condition on Thursday. According to school representatives, Coger died after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs. The temperature during that time in Stillwater was 99 degrees with a heat index of 105 degrees, the Associated...
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4-Star WR Tyjon Lindsey Posts Photo Of Himself In Ohio State Hat, Hashtags #Zone6

Four-star wide receiver Tyjon Lindsey has been flirting with Ohio State the past few months, and it doesn’t look like that’s going to stop any time soon. Lindsey, who is being recruited heavily by fellow high school star Tate Martell, is on-campus for a football camp this weekend in Columbus. He decided to take the opportunity to post a photo of himself in an Ohio State hat while...
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Bernie Sanders Supports NBA’s Decision To Move All-Star Game

Yesterday, the NBA Commissioner Adam Silver officially announced the decision to move the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, NC after the state’s lawmakers failed to repeal the controversial anti-LGBT law. This morning, Vermont senator and former presidential candidate (and noted NBA fan) Bernie Sanders tweeted his support for the NBA’s decision. Great move by the NBA pulling...
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UF Football Player Helped Stop Alleged Sexual Assault

flickr/randomduck Late Thursday night in Gainesville, FL, Gators sophomore linebacker Cristian Garcia helped stop the alleged sexual assault of a young woman behind the 101 Cantina restaurant and bar where he works.  According to News4Jax, a witness told police that he was taking garbage outside when he heard noises coming from behind a dumpster. After investigating the source...
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The Citadel Epically Trolls South Carolina On Twitter

South Carolina had a disappointing 2015 season on the gridiron, and the low point definitely came during the team’s 23-22 loss to FCS-level The Citadel on November 21. Friday, the Bulldogs decided to poke a little bit of fun at the Gamecocks for what happened on that fateful day. Next Friday, the SEC Network will apparently be subject to a South Carolina “takeover” – meaning...
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4-Star LB Ovie Oghoufo Announces Commitment To Notre Dame On Twitter

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish got some good news for their 2018 recruiting class Friday afternoon. Four-star outside linebacker Ovie Oghoufo, of Farmington, Michigan, announced his commitment to the program on Twitter. In the accompanying note, Oghoufo thanked God, his family and the other schools that took the time to recruit him. Oghoufo is a 6-foot-3, 207-pound player ranked as...
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Utah Governor Suggests Big 12 Invite BYU

Another US governor has weighed in on Big 12 expansion.  Houston was generally considered a prime target for the league, and the institution got a public endorsement yesterday from Texas governor Greg Abbott on Twitter.  Yesterday morning, however, SB Nation published a compelling argument in favor of selecting BYU for expansion, citing conference, coaches and fans’ desired quality...
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Dallas Cowboys Reportedly Don’t Believe Ezekiel Elliott’s Accuser

Friday morning, it was first reported by TMZ that Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, who starred for Ohio State, had been accused of domestic violence by an ex-girlfriend. According to a few reports, the Cowboys don’t necessarily believe Elliott’s accuser. Clarence Hill of The Star-Telegram is reporting that the Cowboys don’t believe the allegations made against Elliott...
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Derrick Rose Thinks Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks Are The Two “Super Teams”

Twitter/Knicks There’s no doubt that after the trade to acquire Derrick Rose and the free agent signings of Joakim Noah, Courtney Lee and Brandon Jennings, the New York Knicks are going to be better than the 32-win squad we saw a year ago. But to think they’re going to compete for a title is a bit much. To say they’re a “super team” like the Golden State Warriors is absurd...
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Draymond Green Reaches Plea Deal To Settle Assault Charge

Draymond Green’s assault case has been resolved.  The Golden State Warriors’ star forward, who allegedly hit a now-former Michigan State defensive back at a bar in East Lansing, Mich. earlier this month, has reached a plea deal.  Green, 26, has to pay a $560 fine. If he has no further criminal offenses and does not contact the victim for a year, the charge becomes a civil infraction...
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Video: 2017 5-Star WR Trevon Grimes Appears To Be Enjoying His Ohio State Visit

Trevon Grimes, one of the top uncommitted wide receivers in the 2017 class, is currently on a visit at Ohio State.  The five-star wideout is in Columbus for Urban Meyer’s “Friday Night Lights” recruiting showcase at Ohio Stadium, which will take place this evening.  Grimes appears to be enjoying his time with the Buckeyes.  … #Heisman pic.twitter.com/JGQuAfTjdI — GrimeTime™...
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Former NFL Head Coach Dennis Green Dies At 67

Former NFL head coach Dennis Green passed away today. He was 67.  Green, who most recently coached the Arizona Cardinals in 2006, died of cardiac arrest.  The Pennsylvania native coached at the college level as well. He was the head coach of Northwestern and Stanford. He played collegiately at Iowa.  Dennis Green, who coached the Vikings & Cardinals over 13 seasons, died...
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Alabama AD Bill Battle Has Completed Cancer Treatment

Alabama AD Bill Battle has completed multiple rounds of treatment for cancer, according to Tide. Battle, 74, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a condition not considered life-threatening, in 2014.  Alabama AD Bill Battle to take medical leave of absence to treat form of cancer https://t.co/xV9CDJMxYU pic.twitter.com/NRYCL3bu2E — Alex Byington (@abyingtonTD) June 21, 2016...
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The 5 Teams With The Best Odds Of Reaching The College Football Playoff

Alabama, unsurprisingly, has the best odds of reaching this season’s College Football Playoff.  Bovada released College Football Playoff odds for the 2016 season and the Crimson Tide are at the top. Nick Saban’s team has 3/2 odds to make this year’s playoff.  Alabama is trailed by: Oklahoma – 7/4 Michigan – 9/5 Clemson – 2/1 Ohio State – 2/1 Top odds to make CFP...
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Photos: Clemson’s Ben Boulware Wins Best Dressed At ACC Kickoff

They don’t actually give out a real “Best Dressed” trophy at ACC Kickoff in Charlotte this week, but if they did, here’s who the award would go to: Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware.  Boulware’s electric ensemble is getting rave reviews.  Clemson LB Ben Boulware, ladies and gentlemen. “Might be the fashion statement of the… https://t.co/hJyL5zt09N pic.twitter.com/uKtqxm0iCT...
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Ezekiel Elliott Accused Of Domestic Violence, Ex-Girlfriend Posts Photos Of Bruises

Former Ohio State star running back Ezekiel Elliott, who was drafted No. 4 overall by the Dallas Cowboys, is reportedly being accused of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend. According to TMZ Sports, a 20-year-old woman claims that Elliott assaulted her while the two were sitting in a parked vehicle. Elliott’s camp has denied the allegations. Ezekiel Elliott — Accused of Domestic...
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Le’Veon Bell’s Tweet On 4/20 Going Viral After Reports Of Missed Drug Test

Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back Le’Veon Bell is facing a four-game suspension at the start of the 2016 season, according to a report by ESPN.  The former Michigan State star tailback reportedly missed a drug test. Bell was suspended for the first two games of last season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. He was arrested for a DUI and marijuana possession...
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Phil Steele Names His 2016 College Football Conference Champs

This morning on Mike & Mike, Phil Steele gave his picks for each conference’s championship. His choices: Phil Steele names his 2016 College Football Conference Champs:ACC – FSUBig 10 – OSUSEC – ALABig 12 – OUPac 12 – WAS — Mike & Mike (@MikeAndMike) July 22, 2016 The rest of Phil Steele’s college football predictions can be found in his 2016 preview magazine...
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