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Joel Embiid Is Still Waiting For A Response From LeBron James, Asks NBA If Twitter Recruitment Will Get Him Fined

There’s a chance Joel Embiid may not suit up for the 76ers this year, if the team handles his injury situation like they did with Nerlens Noel last season. When it comes to social media, however, the Kansas product is already putting together a Rookie of the Year-caliber performance. When we last hear from Embiid, he was trying to recruit LeBron James to join him in Philadelphia...
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Bielema Talks Transfer Policy In Light Of Green-Beckham To OU: ” I’m Not Trying To Get A Rebound Off Any Law Enforcement Or Drug Issues”

On a day that has been dominated by the news that Missouri star wide receiver would be transferring to Oklahoma and would attempt to receive a waiver to play right away, Arkansas’ Bret Bielema made some statements that could be taken as a shot at the Sooners. While he wasn’t addressing the Green-Beckham news directly, it certainly sounds like the high-profile transfer was in...
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UGA Receiver Chris Conley Made A Star Wars Fan Film With Todd Gurley And Mark Richt Cameos

Chris Conley, a rising senior wide receiver at Georgia, is certainly talented on the field. He has over 1,200 career yards and 12 touchdowns for the Bulldogs in his career. What many don’t know, is that Conley may be an even more talented filmmaker than football player. Conley, who we already knew was a huge Star Wars fan, has made a fan film spin-off of George Lucas’ mega-franchise...
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Photo: Brian Vickers To Drive Florida State BCS Title-Themed NASCAR Car This Weekend

Every once in a while, we see the worlds of college football and NASCAR collide. This Saturday, NASCAR driver Brian Vickers will be driving a Florida State BCS title-themed car during the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. As you can see, it’s styled in garnet and gold and features a “National Champions” logo right on the front hood. We’ll see if he can have...
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South Carolina’s Steve Spurrier Has Never Lost A Round Of Golf To One Of His Players

At this point in his career, Steve Spurrier is nearly as synonymous with the game of golf as he is football.  Earlier this offseason, the South Carolina coach was asked if he had begun to focus on his team’s first opponent of the season, Texas A&M. In classic Spurrier form, the 69-year-old coach responded, “No, I am ready to turn my focus on golf tomorrow.”  So, it should...
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Bovada Releases National Championship Odds For 51 College Football Teams

Texas A&M isn’t looked at as a title favorite. Over the past 24 hours, we’ve given you a look at the conference title odds that Bovada recently released for the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC. But for some fans, just winning your league is nowhere near enough of an accomplishment. No – they want to know the payouts for their squad taking the national title, which...
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Clemson Football Trolls South Carolina Football With Throwback Thursday Tweet

Before the 2013 college football season, no school in the state of South Carolina had ever won a BCS bowl. That changed this past January, though, when Clemson beat Ohio State in the Orange Bowl, 40-35.  The Clemson football program isn’t going to let its rival, South Carolina, forget that any time soon.  #TBT Six months ago today, #Clemson became the only school in the state...
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Photo: Michigan, Wisconsin MBB Twitter Accounts Joke About Tim Howard Blocking Aaron Harrison’s Game Winners

One of the highlights of the Internet Wednesday was the Tim Howard memes. The goal of the memes: place the American goalkeeper, fresh off an incredible performance in the World Cup against Belgium, in a famous photograph with the hashtag, #thingsTimHowardcouldsave.  Michigan and Wisconsin’s official men’s basketball Twitter accounts joined in on the action today.  If only…...
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Photo: Dorial Green-Beckham On Oklahoma’s Campus With Two Sooners’ Coaches

This morning’s report that former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is on Oklahoma’s campus has been confirmed by multiple reporters.  There is now photographic evidence that the playmaking wideout is in Norman, though it’s from a far distance and quite blurry.  Norvell and Gundy with DGB. pic.twitter.com/IyuCfgWcan — Carey Murdock (@CareyWWLS) July 3, 2014 ...
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Pitino: Kentucky likes college hoops more than North Carolina

When you think of where college basketball is most popular, what areas come to mind?  Surely, Tobacco Road, home to North Carolina, Duke, North Carolina State, and Wake Forest. The Atlantic Coast Conference has long led the way in the college basketball world, and the conference’s heart is in the state of North Carolina.  Rick Pitino thinks otherwise, though.  Q&A with...
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Auburn Releases Emotional Video Tribute To Philip Lutzenkirchen

Last night, Auburn held a memorial service for former tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, who tragically passed away this past weekend in a car accident in Georgia. Speakers included current coach Gus Malzahn, athletics chaplain Chette Williams, AD Jay Jacobs, and Philip’s father, Mike. As you would imagine, it was a very emotional night for all involved. The support from the Auburn...
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Report: Oklahoma’s Coaches Want Dorial Green-Beckham To Commit To At Least 2 Years Of Play

As originally reported by Oklahoma’s Rivals.com site this morning, Dorial Green-Beckham is on the Sooners’ campus. It doesn’t appear that Bob Stoops will meet with DGB, though, as he is out of town, on vacation.  Snagging Green-Beckham would be a big coup for the Sooners. It’s possible, though, that even if he commits to playing at Oklahoma, he could depart from the program...
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Bob Stoops Is On Vacation During Reported Dorial Green-Beckham Visit To Oklahoma’s Campus

It was reported by Oklahoma’s Rivals.com site this morning that former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is on the Sooners’ campus this morning, meeting with coaches.  While that report still could be true, it appears that neither head coach Bob Stoops nor co-offensive coordinator Jay Norvell are in Norman.  According to an OU spokesman, Bob Stoops and Jay Norvell...
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ESPN Names Florida’s Billy Donovan Best Coach In CBB, Ranks Kentucky’s John Calipari No. 2

The Southeastern Conference might be a football league, but according to ESPN, it’s also home to the country’s two best college basketball coaches.  For roughly the past month, ESPN.com has been ranking the top 50 coaches in college basketball. Today, they revealed who is No. 1 on the list. It’s Florida’s Billy Donovan. Who’s No. 2? Kentucky’s John Calipari.  ESPN...
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Report: Dorial Green-Beckham Spotted On Campus At Oklahoma

Former Missouri standout wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, who was dismissed from the Tigers program this past offseason after an ugly off-campus incident, may be on the move. It was originally reported that DGB, as he’s known, was going to transfer to Eastern Illinois, an FCS squad, to avoid having to sit out a year due to NCAA transfer rules. But last month, a number of sources...
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Photos: Ohio State’s Quarterbacks, Offensive Coordinator Seemed To Have A Fun Time Ziplining Yesterday

It’s quite possible that the success of Ohio State’s 2014 football season will rely on the play of the Buckeyes’ quarterbacks.  Braxton Miller, of course, is a vital ingredient to the potential outcomes for Urban Meyer’s third season leading the Columbus program. Ohio State’s other quarterbacks are important too, though. With Miller’s injury history, it’s likely that...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jabari Parker Compares Himself To Steve Urkel, Has Never Won A Game Of Basketball Against His Dad

When players join new teams in almost any sport, someone will inevitably do a fun interview about their favorite food, music, TV shows, movies, and the like. How entertaining these are vary from person to person, but Jabari Parker definitely ranks pretty high. The former Duke star’s favorite TV shows are Fresh Prince of Bel Air and Family Matters, he compares himself to Steve Urkel...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sportsbook Bovada Posts Big 12 Championship Odds For All 10 Teams

Texas has the third-best odds. The 2014 college football season is right around the corner, and fans are already excited for the idea of a four-team playoff to decide the sport’s champion. While nothing is certain, it is very possible that the team that wins the Big 12 Championship winds up representing the conference in the inaugural College Football Playoff. But if that were...
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Sportsbook Bovada Posts Pac-12 Championship Odds For Every Team

Leach has brought Washington State back to respectibility. The Pac-12 should be very interesting this season, and Bovada has posted odds for every Pac-12 team. Oregon is a favorite as always, and Stanford is right there as they usually are, but UCLA and Arizona State are in the mix for a conference title after good 2013 seasons as well. With new coaching staffs, USC and Washington...
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Sportsbook Bovada Posts Big Ten Championship Odds For All 14 Teams

Maryland is a B1G longshot in its first season in the new conference.(Twitter/Maryland) College football kicks off in less than two months, and some fans are ready to put their money where their mouths are when it comes to supporting their favorite teams. Bovada has posted its conference championship odds, and Ohio State comes in as a heavy favorite, while Wisconsin leads the way...
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Sportsbook Bovada Posts ACC Championship Odds For All 14 Teams

We’re less than two months away from the kickoff of the college football season, and Sportsbook Bovada has released odds on each conference championship. Florida State comes in as heavy favorites to repeat, while Wake Forest falls in way behind the rest of the league. Florida State: 2/5Miami: 11/2Virginia Tech: 10/1Clemson: 12/1Duke: 15/1Louisville: 15/1North Carolina: 15/1Georgia...
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Sportsbook Bovada Posts SEC Championship Odds For All 14 Teams

If A&M wins the SEC at 25/1, Aggie fans may be breaking out this hand gesture.(Twitter/@SBNation) We’re less than two months away from the kickoff of the college football season, and Sportsbook Bovada has released odds on each conference championship. As most would expect, Alabama comes in on top for best odds for an SEC Championship, while Vanderbilt brings up the rear in...
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Photo: Georgia Linebacker Davin Bellamy Takes Photo With Matt Stafford: “One Day We’ll Be Sacking Him”

Georgia freshman outside linebacker Davin Bellamy redshirted last season, but he certainly has NFL-level aspirations based on a recent Instagram caption. Bellamy and fellow linebacker Leonard Floyd took a photo with Georgia quarterback great Matt Stafford, and instead of stating that he is excited to meet the former first rounder, he sends a bit of a warning shot at the Detroit Lions...
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The 15 Most Loyal Fan Bases In College Football

Did Nebraska make the list? Let’s face it – some college football fan bases are more into their program than others. There’s a reason that schools like Michigan, Ohio State and Alabama have stadiums that seat over 100,000 fans each, while some of their conference mates can barely fill half that number. But loyalty isn’t just based on home attendance figures. Some fan bases...
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Photo: Cam Newton Posts Long, Heartfelt Message About Philip Lutzenkirchen On Instagram

Cam Newton and Philip Lutzenkirchen are two of the most beloved members of the 2010 National Champion Auburn Tigers. Ahead of tonight’s memorial service for Lutzenkirchen, who was tragically killed in a car accident on Sunday, Newton has shared his thoughts on his former teammate and friend in a very heartfelt Instagram post. Newton joins many other former teammates and coaches...
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