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2018 4-Star TE Jeremy Ruckert Releases Top 13

Jeremy Ruckert, a 2018 four-star tight end out of Lindenhurst (N.Y.) Senior, dropped his top 13 on Twitter moments ago. Ruckert cut his list of two dozen offers nearly in half. Ruckert’s top 13 stands as follows, in alphabetical order: Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Penn State, Rutgers, Tennessee, Wisconsin. #Top13 These...
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman Have Tearful Embrace After Winning Olympic Medals

Simone Biles and Aly Raisman spent their Thursday afternoon at the Olympics dominating the women’s gymnastics’ all-around competition. A couple of days after the United States took home the gold medal for the team women’s gymnastics’ competition, Biles and Raisman won the gold and silver medals, respectively, in the individual all-around competition. Simone Biles, perhaps...
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State Released Another Epic Fall Camp Highlight Video

Ohio State’s football program has released another epic fall camp highlight video. This video features the Buckeyes’ first “Circle Drill” of the preseason. It’s pretty awesome. Watch the video below: Ohio State opens its season on Saturday, Sept. 3 against Bowling Green at Ohio Stadium. The True Freshmen Urban Meyer Expects To Play Right Away Next Michael...
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LeBron James Announces He’s Re-Signing With The Cavs

LeBron James has made his free agent decision. The three-time NBA champion will, unsurprisingly, be re-signing with the Cavs. LeBron James announced his decision on Bleacher Report’s “Uninterrupted.” “I just want to let y’all know that I’m re-signing back with the Cleveland Cavaliers, my hometown team. I can’t be more excited,” James said. “I just can’t wait...
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LSU WR Travin Dural Gained 30 Pounds Eating Popeye’s Chicken While Injured

Travin Dural, one of LSU’s top wide receivers, injured his hamstring late last season during the Tigers’ 38-17 loss to Ole Miss. During his recovery from the torn hamstring, Dural’s movement was very limited, but he was able to do two things: work out his upper body, and eat Popeye’s chicken. That combination led him to gain around 30 pounds during the offseason. From WWLTV...
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3-Star CB Joshua Turner Announces Iowa Commitment

Joshua Turner, a three-star cornerback out of Delray Beach (Fla.) American Heritage, has committed to Iowa. Turner announced the news on Twitter this afternoon. COMMITTED #Swarm17 #LongliveGB4 #ForGB  pic.twitter.com/1Ujo9uYyqZ — joshua turner (@Joshyturner_) August 11, 2016 Turner is the 16th commitment for Iowa in the 2017 class. Some of his fellow Hawkeye commits immediately...
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Kyle Chalmers’ Grandparents Have Adorable Reaction To Their Grandson Winning A Gold Medal

Kyle Chalmers, an 18-year-old Australian swimmer, became a hero for his country on Wednesday night. Chalmers became the first Australian to win gold in the 100m freestyle sine 1968, shocking the rest of the field. He was seventh at the 50m turn, but had a dominant second half of the race, edging out Belgium’s Pieter Timmers and defending champion Nathan Adrian of the United States...
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Watch Dez Bryant Make A Crazy 1-Handed Catch In Between Defenders

Dez Bryant is ready for football. The Dallas Cowboys’ star wide receiver is coming off an injury-riddled season, but he appears ready for a comeback season this fall. Check out this awesome one-handed catch Bryant made in between two defensive backs at practice today. Dez doing DEZ things#CowboysCamp pic.twitter.com/lbv0Hudssk — Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) August 11, 2016...
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Videos: Katie Ledecky Makes Up Huge Deficit, Leads USA To Gold Medal

Katie Ledecky is almost certainly the break-out star of this year’s Rio Summer Olympics. The 19-year old American swimmer has been absolutely stunning this week, and had one of her best moments of the games so far on Wednesday night, anchoring the U.S. 4×200-meter relay team. When Ledecky hit the water, the U.S. trailed Australia by 89-hundreths of a second after the first three...
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AP Voter Releases Preseason Top 25 Ballot

The AP preseason top 25 poll doesn’t come out until next week, but one voter has already released his ballot. It’s a surprising one. Jon Wilner of the Mercury News has published the preseason top 25 poll he’ll be submitting to the AP.  He does his preseason poll a little differently than everyone else. As always, it’s a reflection of how I believe things will shake...
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

LSU WR Tyron Johnson Announces Transfer

Tyron Johnson, a sophomore wide receiver, was expected to compete for playing time at LSU this season. Instead, the former five-star prospect announced today he is transferring from the program. Johnson played in nine games last season as a true freshman, catching nine passes for 150 yards and a pair of touchdowns. His biggest game came against Ole Miss, when he recorded five receptions...
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa Called Out By Antonio Gates, “Be A Man”

Joey Bosa has yet to report to Chargers’ training camp. The former Ohio State star defensive end is holding out, as he, his agent and San Diego’s front office can’t come to terms on a contract. Rule No. 1 in NFL locker rooms is typically, “don’t ever talk about another man’s money,” but Chargers’ veteran tight end Antonio Gates apparently doesn’t care. He’s called...
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

CBS Makes College Football Playoff, New Year’s Six Predictions

CBS Sports unveiled their college football preseason top 25 poll earlier this week. Today, they’ve unveiled their College Football Playoff and New Year’s Six bowl game predictions. You can view the top 25 poll here. CBS’ bowl game predictions for the College Football Playoff and New Year’s Six games are a little surprising. CBS is predicting two Power 5 conferences – the...
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State TE Commemorates Anniversary Of Committing To Urban Meyer, Florida

Chase Hounshell is a sixth-year senior graduate transfer tight end for the Ohio State Buckeyes. While Hounshell spent the first five years of his collegiate career at Notre Dame, he originally committed to Florida back in 2010. Florida’s head coach when Hounshell committed? None other than Urban Meyer, his coach right now at Ohio State. Hounshell posted a very cool throwback on...
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

NBC’s Al Trautwig Blasted For Comments About Simone Biles’ Parents

While discussing U.S. gymnast Simone Biles, Al Trautwig put himself in the middle of a controversy last weekend. It centered around Biles’ grandparents, who legally adopted her and her sister 15 years ago. Biles refers to her grandparents, Ron and Nellie Biles, as her parents. Ron Biles is her biological grandfather, and his daughter (Simone’s mother), struggled with drugs and...
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Miami Commit Trajan Bandy Will Wear Sean Taylor’s Famous Visor This Season

Trajan Bandy, a lifelong Miami fan, committed to the ‘Canes on Monday, and he plans to follow in the footsteps of UM legend Sean Taylor. Bandy is friends with the late Taylor’s younger brother Jamal Johnson, who has gifted him the famous orange visor that Taylor wore while playing at Miami. Sean Taylor's brother, gave Canes commit @BandyTrajan this legendary visor that he...
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Dallas Cowboys Denied Request To Honor Police With Decal

Dallas Cowboys helmets will not have helmet decals honoring the five police officers killed in last month’s attack. Many athletes were extremely vocal on social media following the July 7 attack in Dallas that left five police officers dead. All grieved the tragic loss of life, and many athletes pleaded for change. The Dallas shootings came right after the shootings of two...
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia LB Tim Kimbrough Confirms He’s Leaving Program

Tim Kimbrough, a senior linebacker and Georgia’s leading returning tackler, confirmed last night on Twitter that he is leaving the Bulldog program. Georgia has yet to confirm the news. In a series of tweets, Kimbrough explained his reason for transferring, saying it was a family decision and he “didn’t want to leave.” Sometime in Life you will have to make a hard decision...
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Bobby Petrino claims Twitter hack after inappropriate like

Bobby Petrino has joined the ranks of the countless famous people on Twitter who claim that they were hacked after being caught doing something inappropriate. On Wednesday, Twitter users discovered that the Louisville head football coach had ‘liked’ a post linking to an erotic story. I wonder if @CoachPetrinoUL knows his "likes" are public info? Cc: @espn @FS1 @GoCards ...
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Myles Turner Surprises Family With New Car

Indiana Pacers center and former Texas Longhorn Myles Turner does not forget his supporters. Yesterday, Myles Turner showed his aunt and grandma his love and gratitude in a big way. How? With a luxurious present: a brand new car. According to the athlete, his aunt drove the same car “since before I was born.” That makes the vehicle about twenty years old. On a live Facebook...
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Video: Armenian Weight Lifter Suffers Horrific Injury At Olympics

Andranik Karapetyan, an Armenian weight lifter, suffered a horrific injury while competing at the Olympics in Rio tonight. Karapetyan, the reigning European champion in 77 kilogram weightlifting, was attempting to lift 195 kilograms. The injury occurred on his second lift. The 20-year-old’s elbow gave out and dislocated. The weight (430 pounds) came crashing to the floor. Karapetyan...
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August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-QB Jerrod Heard switching to WR for Texas

Texas has confirmed the rumors – former quarterback Jerrod Heard is switching to wide receiver. Texas safety Kevin Vaccaro announced at practice Wednesday that Heard, an extremely athletic quarterback, will be making the position change. Heard was expected to compete for the starting quarterback job with freshman Shane Buechele and Tyrone Swoopes. Vaccaro just said that...
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August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

The Cavs Will Play A Preseason Game At Ohio State This Season

Ohio State will play host to the reigning NBA champions later this fall. The Cleveland Cavaliers released their preseason schedule earlier today. On the schedule is a game in Columbus, Ohio. The Cavs will play the Wizards at the Schottenstein Center on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Ticket information for the contest is expected to be released later this month, according to the Cavs. Cleveland...
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August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette apologizes to fans for slap boxing video

Leonard Fournette was featured on TMZ Wednesday afternoon, and he probably imperiled the heart health of many LSU fans in the process. Video of the Tigers superstar horsing around and “slap boxing” teammate Garrett Brumfield, a 6-foot-3, 305-pound guard, hit the gossip site, leading some to believe that he was in a legitimate fight with another LSU player. LSU associate...
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August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Dick Vitale Posting Heartwarming Tributes To John Saunders

John Saunders’ death hits especially close to Dick Vitale. The two ESPN commentators were friends, working together and spending a lot of time together away from the job. Dick Vitale has been posting tributes to Saunders, who passed away at 61, on his Twitter page throughout the day. They’re heart-warming. Wow I am devastated with the news about my buddy John Saunders / A...
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August 10, 2016  |  Discuss
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