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Photos: Ohio Stadium Has A Grass Field Tonight

Ohio State’s stadium, Ohio Stadium, has had a turf playing surface since 2007. The Buckeyes are playing like its 2006 tonight. Well, some European soccer clubs are. Ohio State is playing host to a friendly between Paris St. Germain and Real Madrid. For the contest, a grass field was installed. Here’s what Ohio Stadium looks like tonight. Soccer is back at Ohio Stadium as @realmadrid...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Justin Timberlake advocates for Memphis to join Big 12

Memphis has made very clear its interest in joining the Big 12. One of the country’s biggest celebrities is now publicly in support of a potential move for the Tigers. Justin Timberlake, a Memphis, Tenn. native and a minority owner of the Memphis Grizzlies, publicly advocated for a move on Twitter Wednesday evening. “Let’s make this happen,” he wrote. Memphis to the...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Official Gators Hype Video Shows The Gators Family Is Getting Stronger

Gators football starts in less than a month, and the team is already working towards being stronger, faster and more united. Today on Twitter, Florida head coach Jim McElwain released a hype video emphasizing the “Brotherhood” of the football team. He wrote, “It’s more than just football. It’s family.” Watch the preseason video below: Florida, after going 10-4 in 2015...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

A Contending NBA Team Will Reportedly Sell Steph Curry On Leaving Golden State Because Of Durant

NBA insider Ric Bucher appeared on Colin Cowherd’s radio show, The Herd, earlier today. During his appearance, Bucher discussed the possibility of Steph Curry eventually leaving the Golden State Warriors. The two-time NBA MVP is a free agent next summer, like recently-signed Warriors’ star Kevin Durant. According to Bucher, one “contending” NBA team believes Curry might...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan State’s Riley Bullough Thinks Saquon Barkley Is Better Than Ezekiel Elliott

Alabama’s Derrick Henry took home the Heisman Trophy last year after a monster 2015 season, but many viewed Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott as the nation’s most well-rounded running back. The Dallas Cowboys clearly agree with that assessment, selecting Elliott fourth overall in the NFL Draft this spring. Some don’t even think Elliott was the best running back in the Big Ten...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor shouts out Ohio State after ban ends

Terrelle Pryor can be associated with Ohio State again. He appears to be excited about it. The former Buckeyes star quarterback was banned from contact with OSU’s athletic department for five years in 2011 as a result of his involvement in the program’s tattoo scandal. The five years have passed and the ban is up. Pryor, now a wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns, gave Ohio...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Ohio State Star Darron Lee Reaches Deal With The Jets

Darron Lee and the Jets have reportedly reached an agreement on a contract.  The former Ohio State star, taken in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft by New York, will be on the field when training camp starts tomorrow.  Lee was one of the last first-round picks yet to reach a deal.  Jets and first-round pick Darron Lee reached agreement, per source. Only two unsigned first...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

2019 Unranked CB Tayvion Land Commits To Virginia Tech

The Virginia Beach (VA) native is only a sophomore in high school, but Tayvion Land already been claimed.  Today on Twitter, Land announce his hard commitment to Virginia Tech.    My family and I have made the decision for me to spend my 4 years of college with the Hokie Family! @CoachBurdenVT pic.twitter.com/C1Lr8vkVIq — ™Tayvion Land (@espntankkk) July 27, 2016 Land also...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Florida State DB A.J. Westbrook Benches An Impressive 405 Pounds

Florida State sophomore defensive back A.J. Westbrook only weighs 186 pounds, according to the Seminoles’ team roster, but he packs some power into a small frame.  This afternoon, Westbrook tweeted out a video of himself getting up 405 pounds on the bench press during a recent workout.  405 pic.twitter.com/dsdvuS5KDM — AJizzle (@WestbrookAj) July 27, 2016 That’s pretty...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: This Tennessee Concept Uniform Is Very Sharp

Tennessee has experimented with its uniform in recent years, even adding a smokey grey alternate look that has drawn rave reviews.  Today, Instagram user Next Gen Uniforms unveiled a new Tennessee concept uni. It doesn’t deviate much from what the Vols already have, but it does feature more orange, on the helmet and on the shoulders of the jersey. Overall it’s a pretty clean...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Baseball Player Honors Mike Sadler And Sam Foltz With A “Random Punt Challenge”

Cam Wysocki is honoring Mike Sadler and Sam Foltz – Michigan and Nebraska punters who died in a car crash on Saturday night – with a Random Punt Challenge. The Michigan senior knew Sadler before they were both Wolverines: they both played football at Forest Hills Northern High School in Grand Rapids, Mich. Though Wysocki now plays baseball for Michigan, he was filled with memories...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Former Mississippi State TE CJ Sirmones Killed On Tuesday Night

CJ Sirmones, a former Mississippi State tight end best known for his game-tying touchdown catch in the 1999 Egg Bowl, was killed on Tuesday night according to the Lawrence County (Tenn.) Sheriff’s Office. Starkville Daily News writer Joel Coleman first broke the news this afternoon. BREAKING: Former MSU tight end CJ Sirmones was killed last night according to Lawrence County...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Predicting The Next Starting Quarterbacks For College Football’s Best Teams

Quarterback is the most-important position in football.  Who’s going to replace J.T. at Ohio State?  At the college level especially, an elite quarterback can take a team from average to great, from great to all-time great.  What’s your team’s quarterback situation look like this season? Are you in good shape?  What about the future?  Once your starting quarterback leaves...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal Got An Inch Taller This Summer

Bradley Beal might be a bit overpaid at this stage in his career – the market dictates what the market dictates, but $128 million for a player who’s never been an All-Star is a lot - though it’s important to remember that the former Florida star is young. Really, really young.  The Washington Wizards’ shooting guard is so young, in fact, that he’s still growing. Literally...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan State TE Josiah Price Gives Hilarious Play-By-Play Call Of Game-Winning Touchdown vs. Michigan

Michigan State won one of the most dramatic games of the 2015 college football season with one of the craziest plays you’ll ever see. Defensive back Jalen Watts-Jackson returned a botched punt for a touchdown to send the Spartans past rival Michigan as the clock expired. The 2016 season is now upon us, but those at Michigan State are understandably still excited about that win...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

2017 4-Star PF Malik William Announces Commitment to Clemson

Orlando (FL) native Malik William announced his commitment to the Clemson Tigers today on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/TocAFJIxLx — MALIK D. WILLIAM (@malikwilliam38) July 27, 2016 The 6-foot-8, 200 pound power forward chose Clemson over UCONN, Northern Arizona, UCF and West Virginia. The Tigers gave their offer in early January. The 247Sports Composite places William as No. 110 in the nation. 
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State Drops Footage From Big Ten Media Days

Ohio State traveled to Chicago this week for Big Ten Media Days, and it looks like the Buckeye contingent had a good time. Tri-captains J.T. Barrett, Pat Elflein and Raekwon McMillan, along with head coach Urban Meyer, represented OSU. The program released a brief video with footage documenting their trip.   Big Ten Media Day + Buckeyes was #LIT in Chicago! Right @JT_theQB4th ...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos/Video: Deshaun Watson Strikes Heisman Pose During ESPN Car Wash

Deshaun Watson is one of the favorites to take home the 2016 Heisman Trophy, and the Clemson quarterback doesn’t seem too afraid of embracing those lofty expectations ahead of the season. Watson is in Bristol doing the rounds at ESPN this afternoon, and at one point, he struck the Heisman pose. @deshaunwatson4. Practicing. A video posted by espn (@espn) on Jul 27, 2016...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Names Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett Top “Freak” In College Football

Back in May, NFL.com’s Chase Goodbread ranked Texas A&M pass rusher Myles Garrett the “most freakish athlete” in college football this year. Garrett has now been given a similar distinction from FOX Sports. Bruce Feldman ranked the top 20 “freaks” in the sport this year, and once again, the dynamic Aggie defensive end came out on top. Here it is> The 2016 College...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Did Kevin Durant Tell Russell Westbrook He Was Coming Back To The Thunder?

Twitter/@Donni101 This week, ESPN’s Royce Young reported that Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was “both angry and hurt not only by [Kevin] Durant’s decision to leave [Oklahoma City ] but also because Durant didn’t even call to tell him personally” that he was signing elsewhere.  Young also said that Westbrook and forward Nick Collison, Durant’s two longest...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

3 Media Members Left Clemson QB Deshaun Watson Off Pre-Season All-ACC Team

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson was a Heisman finalist last season, throwing for over 4,000 yards and 35 touchdowns while leading Clemson to the ACC championship and a berth in the College Football Playoff National Championship. Watson is the major reason Clemson is regarded as one of the pre-season national title favorites, and he’s considered the nation’s top quarterback...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Here’s How Much Money Nick Mangold Earns By Reporting To Camp Today

Nick Mangold will report to his 11th training camp with the New York Jets today, and in doing so, he’ll collect a handsome sum of money. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, Mangold will receive a $2.4 million reporting bonus, the most substantial of its kind in the NFL.  Jets C Nick Mangold will earn a $2.4M reporting bonus by showing up to camp today, the largest such bonus in...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: DeMar DeRozan Just Missed Throwing Down One Of The Craziest Dunks Ever

The United States men’s basketball team’s 50-point exhibition victory over China last night was rather uneventful, save for the fact it was Kevin Durant’s first game at his new home, Oracle Arena, and that USA guard DeMar DeRozan almost caused an international incident with a second-half dunk attempt. Late in the blowout, DeRozan caught an outlet pass with only one Chinese...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp Told Dabo Swinney: “Your Wife Was Hitting On Me”

Maybe Will Muschamp will be a good fit for the South Carolina-Clemson rivalry. It seems he has the humor of his predecessor Steve Spurrier down pat. During a charity event in South Carolina on Tuesday, Muschamp was caught on camera joking with Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, telling Swinney that his wife was hitting on him. “Your wife was hitting on me” Muschamp: 1 Dabo: 0...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

DT Neil Farrell Announces Commitment To LSU Over Home State Alabama

Alabama offered defensive tackle Neil Farrell, a three-star Mobile native, but today he committed to one of the Crimson Tide’s biggest rivals. Farrell took to Twitter to announce his pledge to the LSU Tigers this evening. #purplerainLsupic.twitter.com/cRdTvc9Akr — High/College/Nfl #10 (@oops_imsopaid) July 27, 2016 Lsu Commitpic.twitter.com/AiQvas9WvE — High/College/Nfl...
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July 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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