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Injury Update To Dutch Cyclist Anna van Vleuten

Anna van Vleuten, a Dutch cyclist, was in a horrifying crash during the women’s road race at the Olympics earlier today. Van Vleuten was in first place at the time of her crash, but she was unable to finish the race. The crash happened during a turn on a downward hill portion of the race. She flipped over the front of her bike and appeared to land directly on her head/neck. The...
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August 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Big 12, Oklahoma, Texas At Odds On Which Teams To Add To League

Big 12 expansion is back in the news – though it doesn’t appear that the league has come to a decision on which schools it plans to invite to join the conference. According to a report by Jason Williams of Cincinnati.com, however, there are three schools being thrown around as possible candidates. According to Williams, BYU is the league’s first choice. But Texas, as we’ve...
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NFL’s Hall Of Fame Game Cancelled Because Of Poor Field Conditions

If you were looking forward to getting your first look at NFL football on Sunday night, it looks like you’ll need to wait another week. The Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, which was set to take place tonight in Canton, Ohio, has been cancelled due to poor field conditions. The Colts and the Packers were set to do battle, but apparently both had concerns with the situation. What...
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The Preseason Coaches’ Poll Top 25

The first Coaches’ Poll of the season came out earlier this week. There were some surprises, but it was mostly what we expected. Alabama is the preseason No. 1 team in the country. The Crimson Tide are followed by Clemson, Oklahoma and Florida State. The first “surprise” probably comes at No. 5, where Ohio State is ranked. The Buckeyes are extremely talented but lost a ton...
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North Carolina Fan Has Priceless Reaction To Getting Signed Marcus Paige Photo

Marcus Paige made a young North Carolina basketball fan’s day today. A young Tar Heels’ fan received a signed Marcus Paige photo (the photo is of Paige with the young fan) as a present. The reaction is priceless. @UNC_Basketball this look is priceless. Thanks @marcuspaige5 pic.twitter.com/4nBd7YunJX — Bo Hamrick (@bohamrick) August 7, 2016 No problem https://t.co/DFsR8E6UxZ...
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2017 3-Star OT Desmond Holmes Commits To Penn State

Although he just visited State College on an unofficial visit yesterday, offensive tackle Desmond Holmes was ready to commit. The Cardinal O’Hara senior announced the news this afternoon on Twitter. COMMITTED #WEARE #DominateTheVa17ey #107kStrong #PSUFamily pic.twitter.com/bvyMepTkF8 — Des Holmes™ (@des_holmes4) August 7, 2016 Holmes received offers from 18 schools...
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Here’s The Order Alabama’s Quarterbacks Took Snaps In At Practice Today

Alabama’s football program has yet to name a starter for the upcoming season, but we got a glimpse of what the competition looks like today. The Crimson Tide had practice today and the four quarterbacks competing for the starting spot all took reps. Here’s the order in which Alabama’s quarterbacks took those snaps, per Marq Burnett of SEC Country: Cooper Bateman, junior...
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Dutch Cyclist Anna van Vleuten In Horrible Crash During Olympics’ Road Race

Anna van Vleuten, a Dutch cyclist, was involved in a horrible bike crash during the women’s road race competition at the Olympics this afternoon. van Vleuten was in the lead of the 141km that is filled with “tough climbs” and “bumpy cobblestones,” per NBC. The bike crash happened while she was making a turn coming down a hill. The crash involved van Vleuten terrifyingly...
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Colin Cowherd Reveals Top 10 Teams Heading Into 2016 College Football Season

FOX Sports radio host Colin Cowherd has some strong opinions – many of which fans love to openly disagree with. Earlier this week, Cowherd revealed the 10 college football programs that he believes will finish ranked in the top ten at season’s end. We imagine nobody will take exception to what he has put together. That’s a joke, of course. Cowherd has three of last year’s...
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Michigan Sent Mark Walhberg This Air Jordan Gift Box

To celebrate the collaboration between Michigan and Air Jordan, the pair is sending fans awesome gift boxes with gear “designed for greatness.” Each package comes with some of the Wolverines’ new Air Jordan gear. Michigan and Nike started a $173 million contract at the beginning of the month. Mark Wahlberg, known for being a “sneakerhead,” showed off the contents of his...
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Ohio State Giving Away Free Tickets To “The Game” vs. Michigan

Want to win free tickets to Ohio State’s game against Michigan? Here’s your chance. The Buckeyes are giving away three free tickets to The Game through their Twitter account because of their path toward 300K Twitter followers. RT & follow for chance to WIN 3 tix to @OhioStateFB vs TTUN (11/26)! Winner at 3ET#GoBucks300K pic.twitter.com/GiCsKhHGNZ — Ohio State Buckeyes...
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Here’s An Epic Ohio State Football Hype Video

Ohio State football is less than a month away. The Buckeyes open their 2016 season on Saturday, Sept. 3 against Bowling Green at Ohio Stadium in Columbus. Are you ready for the season yet, Buckeye fans? If you’re not, you will be after watching this. Here’s an epic, four-minute hype video for Ohio State’s upcoming season. It’s a must-watch for everyone who’s a Buckeye...
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August 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ranking College Football’s 15 Toughest Schedules In 2016

The 2016 college football season is less than a month away. Which teams face the toughest paths toward the College Football Playoff? We’ve ranked the 15 toughest schedules in college football for the upcoming season. These schedules mostly include both brutal non-conference games (Wisconsin playing LSU, Oklahoma playing Houston and Ohio State, etc.) along with a tough in-conference...
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Alabama Car Dealership Spoofs Nick Saban In Hilariously Bad Ad

A Cooper Chevrolet Buick dealership in Anniston, Ala. has a new strategy for selling cars: acting like coach Nick Saban. Literally. In their latest advertising ploy, the car dealership playfully mocks Saban’s infamous press conference ramblings. The actor mimics the coach’s mannerisms, sayings and attire. Is it believable? Absolutely not. Is it entertaining? Definitely. Watch...
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Kirk Herbstreit Chimes In On Florida State’s Quarterback Battle

Florida State has yet to settle on a starting quarterback for the 2016 season, but ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit has a hunch on who he thinks will win the job. Herbstreit did a short Q&A with his Twitter followers today. One of the questions was about the Seminoles’ quarterback battle between senior Sean Maguire and redshirt freshman Deondre Francois. The ESPN...
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Watch Terrelle Pryor Score A 75-Yard Touchdown During Browns’ Scrimmage At Ohio Stadium

For the first time since his five-year ban from Ohio State’s athletic department ended, former Buckeyes’ star Terrelle Pryor was back at OSU. Pryor, banned from Ohio State’s athletic department for his role in the tattoo-gate scandal, was back in Columbus for the Cleveland Browns’ intra-squad scrimmage. The 27-year-old wide receiver played in the same scrimmage at Ohio State...
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Jim Furyk Records Lowest Golf Round In PGA History

After being 16 shots behind leader Daniel Berger heading into Sunday’s final round, Jim Furyk just made PGA Tour history. Today, Furyk shot a 58 in his final round at the Travelers Championship – the lowest round in the Tour’s history. In more detail, Fury’s history-making round included 10 birdies and an eagle. He made seven straight birdies from holes No. 6 through...
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Jabrill Peppers Admits Ohio State “Kicked Our Ass” Last Season

Ohio State dominated Michigan in the first Urban Meyer-Jim Harbaugh showdown. The Buckeyes throttled the Wolverines, 42-13, outscoring UM 28-3 in the second half. Michigan star Jabrill Peppers was asked about that game today during the Wolverines’ media day for the 2016 season. His response was simple. “They kicked our ass,” he said. Peppers said of OSU game “they kicked...
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Jim Harbaugh Reveals The Frontrunners For Michigan’s Quarterback Competition

Jim Harbaugh has yet to settle on a starting quarterback for the upcoming season, but there are two frontrunners for the position. Michigan’s head coach revealed to reporters today that Wilton Speight and John O’Korn are currently leading the Wolverines’ QB competition. Speight, a three-star recruit in the 2014 class, is a junior, while O’Korn, a three-star recruit in the...
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Watch Alex Rodriguez Tear Up As He Announces Retirement

Alex Rodriguez announced his retirement today during a special press conference with the New York Yankees. In a powerful, heartfelt goodbye, A-Rod thanked his team, his fans and the sport he loves. Alex Rodriguez announces MLB retirement: “This is a tough day…It is also a proud day.” https://t.co/QQy8mqewa3 — ABC News (@ABC) August 7, 2016 Here’s Alex Rodriguez’s full...
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Oklahoma Lands Commitment From 2018 4-Star QB Cameron Rising

Cameron Rising, a four-star quarterback in the 2018 class, has committed to Oklahoma. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound prospect out of Newbury Park, Calif. is ranked the No. 5 pro-style QB and the No. 109 player in the class by 247Sports’ Composite Rankings. He had scholarship offers from nearly every school in the country, including Alabama, LSU, Michigan, Nebraska and UCLA. Rising announced...
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Predicting The Future Starting Quarterbacks For College Football’s Top Programs

What’s the quarterback situation like at your favorite college football program? Hopefully it’s good, because there isn’t a more important position in sports than quarterback. If it’s not good at the moment, hopefully it will be good in the future. That latter part is what we’re focusing on here. We’ve gone through depth charts and recruiting classes and decided to attempt...
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New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Announces Retirement

Legendary New York Yankee DH Alex Rodriguez announced his retirement today in an official press conference. Friday, Aug. 12 will be Rodriguez’s last game. Yankees reveal A-Rod will play his final game Friday, then transition to role as special advisor & instructor for team. — Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) August 7, 2016 The Yankees announced a press conference with Rodriguez...
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Jabrill Peppers Shows Off Crazy Catching Drill, Does A Backflip

Jabrill Peppers does a little bit of everything for Michigan’s football program. The Wolverines’ star defender/running back/returner is expected to be one of the best players in college football this season. ESPN’s top 100 ranking has him at No. 9 in their ranking of the top players in the country. Peppers has certainly been putting in some serious work this offseason/preseason...
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Jim Harbaugh describes relationship with Urban Meyer

Jim Harbaugh sat down with Gene Wojciechowski of ESPN for a “Sunday Conversation” that aired on Sunday morning. During the conversation, Harbaugh was asked to describe his relationship with Urban Meyer. His answer: “Good. Professional. Like being around him.” "Good. Professional. Like being around him," how Jim Harbaugh describes his relationship with Urban Meyer. —...
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