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Ohio State Shares Photo Of Scarlet Team Shoveling Mulch As Penalty For Losing Spring Game

It turns out that winning – even when you’re competing against your own teammates – is still a heck of a lot better than losing. This past April, Ohio State held its annual Spring Game in front of over 100,000 fans, and the Gray Team – led by quarterback Joe Burrow – defeated the Scarlet Team – led by quarterback J.T. Barrett. The losing team is being penalized, per usual...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

North Carolina’s Justin Jackson Says He’s “50-50″ On Staying In The NBA Draft

North Carolina forward Justin Jackson is on the fence regarding the NBA Draft.  The Tar Heels’ junior is at the NBA Combine in Chicago this week, but he hasn’t hired an agent, meaning it’s possible he can return to school if he wants.  Jackson told reporters on Thursday that he’s currently “50-50″ regarding his decision.  #UNC forward Justin Jackson at NBA Combine...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Tennessee RB Jalen Hurd Go Beast Mode In The Gym

The Tennessee Volunteers are looking to make a splash during the 2016 college football season, and running back Jalen Hurd is expected to be a major part of that.  Friday morning, Hurd posted this video to Instagram to show Vols fans how much work he’s been putting in to make sure he’s ready to make an impact. At 6-foot-4, 240-pounds, this kind of athleticism is scary. Every...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Les Miles Wants LSU’s Leonard Fournette To Lose A Couple Of Pounds

The 2016 Heisman Trophy frontrunner could stand to shed a couple of pounds, according to his head coach.  LSU head coach Les Miles told The Paul Finebaum Show on Thursday that his star running back, Leonard Fournette, probably needs to lose a little bit of weight before the fall.  Fournette was playing at about 235 pounds this spring and Miles wants him to be at 225 pounds for...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star CB Deommodore Lenoir Drops Loaded Top 10

Los Angeles (CA) four-star cornerback Deommodore Lenoir, rated as the No. 8 corner in the country by 247 Sports’ composite rankings, released his top 10 list late Thursday night, early Friday morning on Twitter.  As you would imagine, the list is loaded with elite college football programs.  Top 10 pic.twitter.com/ZrXPk9FYRL — CLAMP CLAMPINGTON (@Deommo_Lenoir) May 13, 2016...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

2017 DT Darius Stills Releases Top 12 Schools

2017 Fairmont (WV) defensive tackle Darius Stills announced his list of top 12 schools Thursday night, featuring a number of schools from Power 5 conferences.  pic.twitter.com/7rwdMiEoY5 — Darius Stills(@Darius_Stills56) May 13, 2016 Stills is not yet rated by 247 Sports, but has pretty good size at 6-foot-1, 280-pounds. When looking at his list, it’s not har to pick the schools...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

3-Star WR Bronson Boyd Releases Top 8

2017 Arlington (TX) wide receiver Bronson Boyd, out of The Oakridge School, released his top eight schools on Twitter Thursday night.  At 6-foot-3, 185-pounds, Boyd will be a nice get for any program, but these are eight that lead the charge.  .. pic.twitter.com/aX8yniEP2m — Bronson Boyd (@liveactionbbb) May 13, 2016 Despite not holding an offer from Oregon, Boyd doesn’t...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star DT Robert Cooper Releases Top 4 Schools

2018 Snellville (GA) defensive tackle Robert Cooper, rated as a four-star and the No. 10 player at his position in the country by 247 Sports, announced his top four schools Thursday night on Twitter. There’s still a lot of time before the 2018 class wraps up, but here’s his list.  My top schools #TrenchMonsterSzn pic.twitter.com/TKTvEta3is — Robert Cooper (@coop__savage)...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s Demetrius Jackson Posts Awesome Video To Prove Being 6’1 Has Never Stopped Him

Notre Dame’s Demetrius Jackson was busy trying to prove his worth during Thursday’s NBA Scouting Combine in Chicago, and even posted the fourth-highest vertical leap ever at the combine.  Thursday night, he still felt he had something to prove, taking to Twitter to say that being 6-foot-1 has never stopped him from doing the things he’s wanted to do before. He posted this...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

FSU DE DeMarcus Walker Trolls Rival Gators So Hard

Florida State defensive end DeMarcus Walker has not lost to rival Florida since he stepped on campus in Tallahassee three years ago, and he likes to remind the Gators every chance he gets.  This week, Walker decided to post a photo from last year’s meeting in Gainesville, reminding the Gators that his ‘Noles “drained the Swamp” and that the state of Florida belongs to FSU...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Texas RB Kirk Johnson Dominate These Running Drills

The Texas Longhorns are looking to make a splash during the 2016 college football season, and talented players like running back Kirk Johnson have been busy putting in the necessary work to accomplish that goal.  Johnson showed why he may be one of the guys to help make that happen, posting this video to Twitter of him running through a number of drills with ease.  Getting back...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama Announces Hiring Of Karl Dunbar As New Defensive Line Coach

Alabama made it official Thursday evening, announcing the hiring of Karl Dunbar as the new defensive line coach in Tuscaloosa.  .@AlabamaFTBL Announces the Hiring of Karl Dunbar https://t.co/KMcJco3xTy #RollTide pic.twitter.com/9nZ1kZWxCF — Alabama Football (@AlabamaFTBL) May 12, 2016 Dunbar has spent 11 of the last 12 years in the National Football League as a defensive line...
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Kentucky’s Marcus Lee Thinks Wildcats Would Go Undefeated If He Returns To School

Kentucky big man Marcus Lee is likely to stay in the NBA Draft, he told reporters at the combine in Chicago.  Lee, who has yet to hire an agent, says he’s “87 percent” sure he is going to the NBA.  Kentucky’s Marcus Lee says he is “87 percent” sure he will sign with an agent and enter the #NBADraft — Eric Crawford (@ericcrawford) May 12, 2016 Lee added that he thinks...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Sports Anchor Drinks Live On TV After Team Loses In Playoffs

It’s hard to avoid being invested in your hometown sports teams, even if you’re job entails separating yourself from that fandom. This week, after the Washington Capitals – the odds-on favorite to win the Stanley Cup – lost in overtime to the Pittsburgh Penguins, ending their playoff run, NBS Sports Net Central anchor Michael Jenkins decided to wash away the pain by breaking...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Memphis Lands Coppin State Grad Transfer Christian Kessee

New Memphis head coach Tubby Smith just added a valuable piece to his roster for next season with the commitment of Coppin State graduate transfer Christian Kessee.  Blessed to announce that I will be attending the University of Memphis for my final year. #tigermbb pic.twitter.com/PZ2E3Ca7iZ — Christian Kessee (@christianbyronn) May 12, 2016 The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Kessee averaged...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Rob Gronkowski To Be On Cover Of Madden NFL 17

The cover for Madden NFL 17 has been released.  New England Patriots’ star tight end Rob Gronkowski will appear on the cover of the uber-popular football video game. Here’s the cover, which was released on SportsCenter.  Rob Gronkowski will grace the cover of Madden 17. #LIVEonSC pic.twitter.com/stljpsiLZi — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 12, 2016 Gronkowski, 26, is...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

N.C. State baseball coach and his dog bitten by snake

N.C. State baseball coach Elliott Avent and his snake were both reportedly bitten by a venomous copperhead snake.  Avent, 60, was bit on his foot. He had to go to the hospital and receive a shot. His foot is still swollen, but he was released from the hospital Thursday morning.  The Wolfpack play Louisville this weekend, but Avent will miss the series, as he can’t travel....
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Baker Mayfield Reportedly Gave OU Fans A Signed Hat While Driving On The Highway

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield reportedly made a few Sooners fans on the highway happy Thursday afternoon – and he didn’t even have to pull over to do it. Mayfield, according to the OU supporters, handed over an Oklahoma hat signed by multiple players while driving 75-85 miles per hour. He did so after learning that the people driving next to him were Sooners die-hards....
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Oklahoma Greats Buddy Hield And Sam Bradford Ran Into Each Other At The Airport

In 2008, Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford took home the Heisman Trophy. This season, Sooners guard Buddy Hield notched one of college basketball’s equivalent awards, including the Wooden Award and Naismith College Player of the Year. The two former Sooner stars are among the best to play for their teams in program history, and today they ran into one another at the airport. Of...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: 4-Star WR Mannie Netherly, Ex-Texas A&M Commit, Visiting Texas Today

Four-star wide receiver Mannie Netherly had been committed to Texas A&M since November before de-committing in the wake of the Aaron Moorehead subtweeting imbroglio.  Now back on the market, Netherly is visiting one of the Aggies’ in-state rivals today. He posted a picture on Twitter of himself and Texas head coach Charlie Strong throwing up the “Hook’ Em” horns.  ...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Draymond Green Gives High Praise For Oakland’s Kay Felder, Says He’ll “Destroy” Every PG At NBA Combine

Kay Felder is the shortest player at the 2016 NBA Combine, but the 5-foot-8 point guard has the support of one of the league’s best players.  Former Michigan State star Draymond Green, who was also believed to be undersized heading into the draft, thinks the former Oakland (Mich.) guard is the best point guard at the combine.  Green and Felder are both from Michigan.  Will...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Oklahoma President David Boren Says “25 Schools” Have Shown Interest In Big 12

The possibility of Big 12 expansion has been discussed at length recently, with a variety of different programs reportedly showing interest. Oklahoma president David Boren, a longtime proponent of expansion, spoke with the media today following a meeting with the OU Board of Regents. Among the interesting tidbits Boren dropped was his statement that more than two dozen schools have...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: It Looks Like Michigan 4-Star Freshman WR Dylan Crawford Will Wear Historic No. 1

Former Michigan wide receiver Anthony Carter was a three-time All-American (1979-82). During his time with the Wolverines, he wore No. 1.  The jersey number has since become an honorable one for Michigan wide receivers. Only six WRs - Greg McMurtry, Derrick Alexander, Tyrone Butterfield, David Terrell, Braylon Edwards and Devin Funchess – have worn No. 1 since Carter did...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Taking Kansas To Play Duke At Cameron Indoor Stadium Is On Bill Self’s ‘Bucket List’

Bill Self has accomplished a lot during his coaching career, but he’s never had the chance to bring his team to Cameron Indoor Stadium. During an interview with Kansas broadcast student Lauren Davidson, taking the Jayhawks to play the Blue Devils at the fabled arena is a part of his bucket list, and the one thing he really wants to do as a coach. Of course, a trip to Kansas would...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

ACC Football To Add Collaborative Instant Replay In 2016

In an effort to improve the quality of instant replay in college football, the ACC announced Thursday that it will introduce collaborative instant replay during all conference home games during the 2016 college football season.  This change will allow replay officials situated in the conference office in Greensboro to participate in each and every review discussion with the on...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss
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