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CBS Ranks Every College Football Team, No. 1 To No. 128

CBS Sports has released its college football preseason top 128. Yes, top 128. They’ve ranked every FBS team in America, No. 1 to No. 128. You can see the full ranking here. The top of CBS’ ranking is similar to the preseason Coaches’ Poll – it features Alabama at No. 1, followed by Clemson, Oklahoma, Florida State and Ohio State. There are some differences inside the top...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin’s Son, Michael Irvin II, Makes Crazy Catch At Practice

Good hands run in the Irvin family. Michael Irvin’s son, Michael Irvin II, is a freshman tight end at Miami, where his NFL Hall of Fame father played. Irvin II, a three-star tight end in the 2016 class, made this crazy catch at practice last week. Here’s video, from Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald. Watch freshman Michael Irvin II make a stellar catch on Jermaine Grace ...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

LSU Loses 2 Defensive Linemen To Season-Ending Injuries

LSU’s football program has lost two defensive linemen to season-ending injuries, according to a report by The Advocate. Tigers’ senior defensive lineman Christian LaCouture and sophomore defensive end/outside linebacker Isaiah Washington have both been ruled out for the year, according to the report. LaCouture tore his ACL at practice and Washington sustained significant...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Tim Kaine wants to restore Missouri-Kansas football rivalry

Tim Kaine, the Virginia senator and Democratic vice presidential candidate, has his sights set on reinstating the Border War. No, he’s not talking about the US-Mexico border and building a wall; rather, Kaine is aiming to make the Kansas-Missouri rivalry great again. Kaine tweeted today in response to a Kansas City Star piece asking if he could possibly re-ignite the rivalry...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Nick Bosa Absolutely Destroy A Lineman At Ohio State’s Fall Camp

Nick Bosa has been drawing comparisons to his older brother, Joey, for years. The defensive lineman has followed in his brother’s footsteps and is attending Ohio State. The five-star recruit has only been on-campus for a little while, but he’s yet to do anything to dispel those comparisons. The Buckeyes have started fall camp. Bosa recently did this to a lineman during a drill...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan LB Jabrill Peppers On Cover Of Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated’s 2016 College Football Preview is out, and linebacker Jabrill Peppers graces one of the four covers. On the cover of this week’s @SInow… #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/UYycPBFmUG — Michigan Football (@UMichFootball) August 9, 2016 Recruiting service Rivals.com identified Jabrill Peppers as one of the five-star recruits in the 2014 class. ESPN rated him the...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated’s College Football Playoff Prediction

Sports Illustrated’s college football preview magazine is set to be put on newsstands soon. The issue is set to be released on Aug. 15. The issue features SI.com’s College Football Playoff picks. Who is SI picking to reach this year’s College Football Playoff? These four teams: Alabama Clemson Florida State Michigan This week’s cover (2/4) @ClemsonFB‘s Deshaun Watson...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Gary Sheffield Praises Tim Tebow, Says He “Absolutely” Can Play In The MLB

Tim Tebow has at least one former MLB All-Star thinking he can play baseball professionally. The former star quarterback is, according to ESPN, seriously pursuing a professional baseball career. Tebow, 28, has reportedly been working out in Arizona for the past year and has scheduled a workout with MLB teams for later this month. Tebow played baseball in high school and at least...
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Ohio State Crosses Out Michigan On Big 10 Network’s Tailgate Bus

Today, the Big 10 Network stops at Ohio State on its annual tailgate tour, and the Buckeyes aren’t afraid to give a pre-season message to their rivals. This morning, an Ohio State staffer made an open statement to Michigan. Specifically, the employee taped a giant X over the Wolverines’ logo on the Big 10 Network’s bus. Look what this @OhioStAthletics worker is doing to...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: The 10 Best New Uniforms In College Football

The countdown clock to the 2016 college football season is rapidly approaching zero. We’re less than a month away from the first real Saturday of the season, which is set to take place on Sept. 3. It should be a great one, too. As always, much of college football will be different this season than it was last season – new coaches, new players, new field designs and, most excitedly...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Braxton Miller’s Journey From High School To The NFL

Braxton Miller has gone through quite a lot over the last six years or so. He’s gone from being the No. 1 quarterback recruit in the country, to a true freshman starter at Ohio State, to a back-to-back Big Ten MVP, to injured, to wide receiver, to NFL wideout. The following video, shared originally on Miller’s Facebook page, highlights the former Buckeye star’s path to the...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Penn State Posts Video Of Saquon Barkley Embarrassing Defenders At Fall Camp

Saquon Barkley is at it again. Penn State’s star running back had a ridiculously impressive freshman campaign and he appears to be on the verge of another one as a sophomore. The Nittany Lions have started fall camp and Barkley is, unsurprisingly, embarrassing defenders. Check this out: Nothing to see here. Just @saquonb21 doing @saquonb21 things. #PSUcamp pic.twitter.com/cUi0pxRYBW...
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WATCH: FSU Flag Football Girl Michelle Roque Has An Epic New Video

Florida State’s Delta Gamma sister Michelle Roque first amazed us with her flag football highlights from 2014 and 2015. If you didn’t hate her for her killer skills then, you definitely will now. Michelle Roque’s latest video, released just this morning, shows the sorority sister going solo, and her performance here even more impressive. I want to be here. You’d be crazy...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Meet Chad le Clos, Michael Phelps’ Biggest Rival At The Olympics

Chad le Clos will be public enemy No. 1 for anyone cheering for Michael Phelps at the Olympics tonight. Chad le Clos, along with the help of the United States’ all-time Olympian, made headlines at the pool Monday evening. Prior to their 200M butterfly qualifying swim, le Clos, a South African, danced around in the green room, right in front of Phelps. This prompted Phelps to stare...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Explaining Michael Phelps' rivalry with Chad le Clos

Michael Phelps’ “rivalry” with Chad le Clos was on full display on NBC last night. Prior to the 200-meter butterfly semifinals, Michael Phelps, 31, and the South African swimmer, 24, were both in the green room, getting ready for their heat. As the greatest Olympic swimmer of all time listened to music, le Clos danced around, seeming to taunt Phelps a bit. Phelps’ wasn’t...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow To Reportedly Pursue A Career In Baseball

Tim Tebow is attempting to get back onto the field – not the football field, though. The former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback is reportedly going to pursue a career in professional baseball. Tebow, 28, is “actively” pursuing a career in professional baseball and plans on holding workouts with MLB teams later this month. From ESPN’s report: For almost the past year...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Michael Phelps Makes Disgusted Face As South African Swimmer Taunts Him

Michael Phelps’ face ahead of his most recent swim will be talked about for quite some time. Phelps has won 19 gold medals, two silver medals and two bronze medals in his Olympic career – which pretty much means he’s the most decorated Olympian in history. So it might not be a smart idea to shake any kind of body part in his direction ahead of a big race. Monday night, ahead...
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August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Lilly King Talks Trash To Russian Swimmer, Wins Gold In 100-Meter Breaststroke

Lilly King talked some trash and backed it up. The 19-year-old American won gold in the 100-meter breaststroke tonight, one day after she called out rival Yulia Efimova for being caught cheating. During last night’s semifinals, Efimova wagged her index finger in the camera to show she had come in first in her heat. King was then caught on camera waving her finger back, presumably...
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August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Coleman, 4-Star PG, Names Top 10

Matt Coleman, a four-star point guard out of Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill Academy, trimmed his considerable list of offers down to a top 10 tonight. He shared the news on Twitter. Coleman is looking at four ACC programs, three schools from the Pac-12, two from the Big East and one from the Big 12. top10 pic.twitter.com/aq1co81Czh — Clifford❗️ (@mattcoleman2_) August 9...
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College Baseball Player Killed Playing ‘Pokemon Go’

College baseball player Calvin Riley, 20, was killed Saturday in San Francisco while playing “Pokemon Go.” Riley was a pitcher at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, Calif. According to Sgt. Robert Jansing of the U.S. Park Police, who spoke with the Los Angeles Times, Riley was shot around 10 p.m. ET Saturday in Aquatic Park. Aquatic Park is near San Francisco’s famous...
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August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

PF Isiah Jasey Announces Commitment To Texas A&M

Isiah Jasey, a 6-foot-9, three-star power forward out of Killeen, Texas, will play his college ball at Texas A&M. The blue-chip forward made his announcement via Twitter moments ago. Wanna give thanks to god ,Im glad to say that I'm now committed to Texas A&M #TeamAggie @sunrisehoops — Isiah Jasey (@isiah_jasey) August 8, 2016 Jasey’s tweet confirms a report by...
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In Photos: Meet Michael Phelps’ Fiancee, Nicole Johnson

Michael Phelps’ fiancee, Nicole Johnson, along with their three-month old baby, Boomer, are both in Rio to help cheer on the star swimmer. Phelps’ family has been shown a number of times on NBC. Who is Johnson and how long has she been with Phelps? Let’s find out. Johnson, born in 1985, is actually rather famous herself. She’s won a few competitions – most notably the...
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August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Where Does U.S. Olympic Swimmer Katie Ledecky Go To College?

Katie Ledecky, the swimming phenom who has already won a gold medal for the U.S. during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, will star for a top college program starting this fall. Ledecky, a 19-year old who broke out during the 2012 London Games with her gold medal performance in the 800-meter freestyle, is heading to Stanford to swim for the Cardinal. Ledecky still has a few weeks...
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August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star C Creed Humphrey Flips From Texas A&M To OU

Creed Humphrey, a four-star prospect and one of the top centers in the country, has flipped his commitment from Texas A&M to Oklahoma. Humphrey is the second player to decommit from the Aggies today, along with four-star athlete Devodrick Johnson. Humphrey, who hails from Shawnee (Okla.), originally committed to Texas A&M on June 29. He announced his change of heart tonight...
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August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State Releases Hype Video From First Day Of Camp

Ohio State had 12 players taken in this past year’s NFL Draft, so the Buckeyes are going to need to replace some serious production heading into 2017. This year’s squad got things started on Sunday with their first practice of fall camp. Monday, the program released a short hype video to celebrate the start of camp. It features highlights from Sunday’s action. It’s appropriately...
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August 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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