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Video: Jameis Winston And P.J. Williams’ Interview With Clinton Portis At The ACC Kickoff Devolved Into A Strange Dance Party

This year’s ACC Kickoff is set to begin this way, and many players, coaches, and media members have already made their way down to Greensboro. Jameis Winston and P.J. Williams are representing the defending national champion Florida State Seminoles at the event, and today they sat down with Miami great Clinton Portis for an ACC Digital Network interview.  The interview will air...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan State Fan Reflects On A “Dream” 2013 Season, Looks Ahead To The Fall With This Hype Video

2013 was something of a dream season for Michigan State. The Spartans had one of the most fierce defenses in recent college football history, won a Big Ten title and their first Rose Bowl since 1988, and posted the most victories, 13, in program history. After a season like that, naturally there are some big holes to fill for Mark Dantonio and his staff, but every member of the MSU...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Florida State’s 2013 ‘State Champs’ Ring Honors Victories Against Florida, Miami

The Florida State football team won three championships last season.  The Seminoles were national champions, ACC champions, and state champions.  The first two titles are officially recognized by the NCAA and the Atlantic Coast Conference, respectively, while the latter is more of a bragging rights championship.  Still, Florida State is celebrating its victories against Florida...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: This 5-Minute Hype Video Will Have Ohio State Fans Prepared For Redemption Come Fall

Ohio State entered the 2013 Big Ten Championship Game undefeated, on a 24-game winning streak. A victory would’ve put the Buckeyes in the BCS Championship Game in Urban Meyer’s second year leading the program.  Meyer’s squad, of course, fell to Michigan State and was relegated to the Orange Bowl, where they lost to Clemson.  Ohio State enters 2014 on a two-game losing streak...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky, Ohio State headline double-header in Miami

Two of college basketball’s premier programs will headline a new non-conference double header in Miami in 2015, according to a report by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman.  The Hall of Fame will put on a four-team double header at American Airlines Arena, home to the Miami Heat, in November 2015. Kentucky will face South Florida and Ohio State will take on Memphis, according to the report...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Are You Ready For Fall, Florida State Fans? This ‘The Repeat Season’ Hype Video Will Get You Pumped Up For 2014

The Florida State football program will be attempting to do this fall what only two teams have done since the 1990s: win back-to-back national championships.  Jimbo Fisher’s squad, which won it all in 2013 behind Heisman winner Jameis Winston, is a favorite to make the College Football Playoff and repeat as champions, something only Nebraska and Alabama have done in the last 25...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Check Out This Anti-Florida “1G8RH8R” License Plate

Vanity license plates have become big among college sports fans, as we’ve seen them for schools like Auburn and Ohio State. The latest vanity plate comes from Florida, where one college sports fan decided to use their license plate to express their disdain for the Florida Gators with a license plate that says “1 G8RH8R.” Gotta love the haters @ItsGreatUF pic.twitter.com/GjywNaNGoy...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: This ‘Jungle’ 2014 Hype Video Will Get LSU Fans Pumped Up For Fall Saturdays

One of more intriguing teams in college football this fall should be LSU.  The Tigers could start true freshmen at both quarterback and running back in Brandon Harris and Leonard Fournette, respectively. LSU, a program that loses underclassmen to the NFL more than anyone else, will be one of the youngest teams in the country in 2014. They’ll be quite talented, too. Many expect...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Miami’s Mascot Walks A Bride Down The Aisle At Her Wedding

Sebastian the Ibis — the official mascot of the Miami Hurricanes — loves going to weddings. The latest example came at ‘Canes fan Jennifer Urs Sullivan’s wedding. Sullivan’s father passed away before her wedding, and she needed someone to walk her down the aisle. According to a Facebook comment from Sullivan, the Miami athletic department decided to help her out by offering...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Miami’s Mascot Walks A Bride Down The Aisle At Her Wedding

Sebastian the Ibis — the official mascot of the Miami Hurricanes — loves going to weddings. The latest example came at ‘Canes fan Jennifer Urs Sullivan’s wedding. Sullivan’s father passed away before her wedding, and she needed someone to walk her down the aisle. According to a Facebook comment from Sullivan, the Miami athletic department decided to help her out by offering...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: P.J. Williams Checks Out Florida State’s New Jerseys For First Time, Says He’s ‘In Love’

Florida State will debut new jerseys this fall. The 2013 national champions unveiled their new uniforms in April, which feature a Seminole pattern showcased on the collar and the sleeves, and the school’s new logo across the chest line.  P.J. Williams, Florida State’s junior defensive back, will be representing his program at ACC Media Days this week. Before making the trip...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim Discusses Changes He Wants To See In College Basketball

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim sat down for an interview with ESPN’s Andy Katz, which ESPNU aired last night. In the interview, Boeheim discussed some of the changes he’d like to see in college basketball, namely a shorter shot clock and for there to be no early deadline for players to declare for the NBA Draft. Just started to tape @ESPNAndyKatz Katz Korner shows. Strong...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Clemson Fan Visits LSU, Takes Photo In Front Of Tiger Stadium With ’4th And 16′ Sign

One of the most memorable plays in the history of Clemson football occurred on Dec. 31, 2012.  It was the Chick-fil-A Bowl and the Tigers were taking on LSU. Trailing, 24-22, with 1:22 remaining in the fourth quarter, Clemson went for it on 4th-and-16 with the ball on its 14-yard line. Tajh Boyd dropped back to pass, avoided pressure, and completed a 26-yard pass to DeAndre Hopkins...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida's DeVon Walker tears ACL, will miss upcoming season

Billy Donovan will be without many of his key players from last season’s team in 2014-15 with the departure of four seniors. He’ll be without one of his top returning players, too.  Florida junior guard DeVon Walker tore his ACL and will miss the 2014-15 season, sources told Jeff Borzello of CBS Sports.  Florida wing DeVon Walker tore his ACL and is expected to miss the 2014...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Is lack of indoor practice facility a problem for Georgia?

It’s rained in Athens, Ga. 71 times since the beginning of the calendar year. The Georgia football program, unfortunately, doesn’t have an indoor practice facility to use when this happens.  This appears to be a bit concerning to some recruits and their parents. Georgia held its annual Dawg Night Friday evening, hosting a number of the country’s top high school players. It...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: LeBron James Visits Lexington, Watches Son’s Team Play, Chats With Kentucky’s John Calipari

LeBron James has often said that if he had gone to college, it would have been at Ohio State. What if John Calipari had been coaching at Kentucky at the time James would’ve had to make a college decision, though? It’s tough to bet against the Wildcats’ coach, known by many as the top recruiter in the country.  James is in Lexington, Ky. this weekend to watch his son, LeBron...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim On The Fan Who Got A Boeheim Tattoo On His Leg: “I Would Wear Long Pants”

A few days ago, we showed you this incredible tattoo of Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim that an Orange fan got tattooed onto his leg. One of the big questions after the fan got inked up was how would Boeheim react, because while this is the fan’s way of honoring him, it’s still a bit out there. Yesterday, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman got to the bottom of it, asking the Hall of...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Commit Jamal Peters Promises Bulldog Fans A National Championship

The Mississippi State football team picked up a huge commitment yesterday from four-star safety and the No. 1 recruit in the state, Jamal Peters. It was especially for MSU big because Peters has offers from other SEC powerhouses, like Alabama, Auburn, LSU and Texas A&M, among others. After he committed, Peters took to Twitter to make a promise to Bulldogs fans: that he will play...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Antrel Rolle Posts Inspirational Message About Miami On Instagram, Says ‘The U’ Is Where He Learned To Grind

The University of Miami’s football program sees a lot of its former players come back to campus to train in the offseason. Antrel Rolle is one of those players.  The former Hurricanes defensive back, now a safety in the NFL for the New York Giants, played for Miami from 2001-04. He won a national championship and a unanimous first-team All-American as a senior in 2004. Following...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Depressing Things Every Sports Fan Realizes In Their 20s

There is no doubt – your 20s are an incredible decade. Many people finish up their education, officially join the workforce, get married, have children, and learn a great deal about themselves with each passing year. There is no denying – your life drastically changes from the day you turn 20 until the day you turn 30. Most of it is good. But there are times when you’ll long...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: An Inside Look At The Newly Designed Texas A&M Basketball Facility

The Texas A&M men’s basketball program isn’t one extremely rich in history. The Aggies have been decent over the years–three Sweet 16s, 12 NCAA Tournament appearances–but they’ve yet to truly break through in the way the football program has.  Is Texas A&M on the verge of becoming a better program? Of the 12 NCAA Tournament appearances in program history, six have...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Maryland Football Coach Randy Edsall Is Glad That Maryland Is “Not In A Basketball Conference Anymore”

Maryland recently moved from the ACC to the Big Ten, marking a new era for the university. While it’s an exciting move for the university, as evidenced by the fact that its football coaching staff works in their “Think B1G” sunglasses, few people are more excited than Terrapins football coach Randy Edsall. Not because of more exposure or anything like that, but because by his...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU’s June Jones Thinks Non-Power 5 Football Schools Should Move Regular Season To The Spring Like USFL

The NCAA unveiled a plan today which will give the dubbed “Power 5″ conferences (the ACC, the Big 10, the Big 12, the Pac 12, and the SEC) autonomy in Division 1 athletics in decision making and rule implementation. To make changes in the current model, the Power 5 needs 2/3 support from a board that includes the Group of 5 (The American, Conference USA, the MAC, the Mountain...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Dayton Unveils New Logo, Basketball Jerseys And Court Design

It’s a big day for Dayton athletics. The school unveiled the new logo for its athletic programs today, and unlike the old one, this is simply the letter “D” that is stylized for the team. New Dayton branding going on — new logo, new court, new uniforms. Here’s the new logo — pic.twitter.com/btKEBlWztg — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 18, 2014 That wasn’t all for...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: LeBron James Jr. Visits Kentucky, Tries On Championship Rings In John Calipari’s Office

The best basketball player in the world has a couple sons that are pretty good at the sport, too.  LeBron James Jr., the eldest of LeBron James’ two boys, is in Lexington this weekend for the KBA Summer Sizzler Basketball Tournament. James Jr., 9, plays for the Miami City Ballers. He and his team recently took a tour of Kentucky’s Joe Craft Center, including a visit inside...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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