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Kirk Herbstreit Reveals His 2016 College Football Playoff Foursome

Kirk Herbstreit’s predictions for the 2016 College Football Playoff field feature three unsurprising picks, and one darkhorse. College football fans are used to Kirk Herbstreit’s predictions. The ESPN personality updates his college football playoff field on a weekly basis during the season. Today, he dropped his preseason CFP forecast. Appearing on ESPN Radio’s Russillo and...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte Loses All 4 Of His Endorsements, Worth Estimated $1 Million

Ryan Lochte lost endorsements from four sponsors today, following the controversy surrounding the star Olympic swimmer’s stay in Rio. The gold medal winner stated that he and three other American swimmers were robbed late at night after partying during the Olympics. The account was later disputed by Brazilian officials, and it emerged that Lochte and his teammates had allegedly...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jalen Hurts Has “Won The Coaches And Team” At Alabama

Could Alabama start a true freshman at quarterback this season? According to Shannon B. Terry, Jalen Hurts has “won the coaches and team” heading into the 2016 season. Terry, the founder of 247Sports.com, took to Twitter on Monday afternoon to discuss Alabama’s quarterback situation heading into this year’s campaign. He notes that junior Cooper Bateman is “trending down”...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

2018 4-Star CB Christian Tutt Reveals Top 11

Christian Tutt, one of the top cornerbacks in the 2018 recruiting class, unveiled his top 11 schools today on Twitter. Thomson (Ga.) four-star cornerback Christian Tutt dropped his top 11 schools this afternoon. Tutt’s top 11 are as follows: Clemson, Florida State, Miami, Ohio State, Notre Dame, UCLA, USC, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Texas A&M. Tutt’s Twitter account is...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Weber “Separating Himself” At Running Back For Ohio State

Redshirt freshman Mike Weber has reportedly “separated himself” in the running back competition heading into the 2016 season. Mike Weber, who redshirted his freshman year while Ezekiel Elliott ran all over the Big Ten, appears to be in good shape to be named the new starter heading into 2016. Monday, head coach Urban Meyer told reporters that Weber as “separated himself...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

2018 4-Star DT Leonard Taylor Decommits From Michigan

2018 four-star defensive tackle Leonard Taylor has decommitted from Michigan, he announced this afternoon. Leonard Taylor, who hails from Springfield (Oh.), dropped the news on Twitter. I would like to thank the whole UM family of fans and coaches for the wonderful opportunity in this recruiting process. After much discussion with my family, I have decided I will back off my commitment...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler O’Connor Named Michigan State’s Starting Quarterback

Any debate over who will be the Michigan State starting quarterback has been quashed for now. MSU head coach Mark Dantonio announced today that fifth-year senior Tyler O’Connor had earned the title of Michigan State starting quarterback for the team’s season-opener against Furman. O’Connor had been the favorite to win the job, but had to outlast competitors Damion Terry and...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Charissa Thompson Details Sexist Reaction To Dyeing Her Hair In 2008 On “Real Sports”

Charissa Thompson currently serves as host on FOX’s NFL Kickoff. In 2008, she was an NFL sideline reporter for the network, and during the season, decided to dye her hair brunette in order to “rid (herself) of the Barbie thing.” Thompson intended to be taken more seriously as a reporter with her the new hair color. Instead, she was mocked for it, and went back to her normal...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt Accused Of Cheating On Girlfriend After Photos Surface

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has a long-term girlfriend named Kasi Bennett, but social media photos from over the weekend appeared to show the 30-year-old in bed with another woman. A few days ago, it was revealed that Bolt had not only been dating the 26-year-old Bennett for two years, but that the two were close to getting married, according to Bolt’s sister.  Kasi Bennett...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Kacie McDonnell Officially Hired By NESN

Kacie McDonnell will be leaving Kansas City to head to the Boston area. McDonnell has landed a job with NESN. Kacie McDonnell, who rose to fame at Philadelphia’s WTXF-TV FOX 29, is one of the more notable sportscasters in the industry. Monday, it was announced that she’ll be leaving NBC affiliate KSHB-TV for NESN. According to the network, she’ll be part of three shows ...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Sticking With Traditional Uniforms For Battle At Bristol

The Tennessee uniforms for this year’s “Battle at Bristol” are not going to be any different than the ones the Vols’ wear on a regular basis. Last night, UT athletic director Dave Hart revealed the Tennessee uniforms for the “Battle at Bristol” against Virginia Tech. While the Hokies will be rocking brand new “Hokie-Stone”alternates, the Vols will be sticking with...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Jen Lada Shares Disturbing Story Of Sexual Harassment During Job Interview

ESPN’s Jen Lada shares a disturbing story of sexual harassment she faced during a job interview. Monday morning, Newsweek’s Lucy Westcott published an eye-opening article detailing the different types of sexual harassment that both women and men have faced or witnessed in the journalism industry. She claims that for her piece, 53 women and two men reached out to tell their...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State Extends Recruiting Rankings Lead With 2 5-Star WR Commitments

Ohio State recruiting is on a tear in 2016, and the Buckeyes sit in the pole position to land the nation’s top class come National Signing Day 2017. In recent history, one program has had an absolute stranglehold on the “recruiting national championship” crown: the Alabama Crimson Tide. From 2011-2016, Alabama finished with the top ranked class every single year, per 247Sports’...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Aly Raisman Asked Out On-Camera By NFL Player Colton Underwood

United States Women’s Gymnastics star Aly Raisman asked out on-camera by NFL player Colton Underwood. Aly Raisman, who is now a household name after an incredible performance at the Rio Olympics, likely has a long line of potential suitors. But one went to impressive lengths to make sure he could throw his hat in the ring. Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood asked out Raisman...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Future Quarterbacks Excited By News Of Lindsey, Grimes Committing

Ohio State’s 2017 class – which is now No. 1 in the nation – got a big boost on Monday when two of the top wide receivers in the country committed to play for the Buckeyes. Monday, five-star wide receivers Tyjon Lindsey and Trevon Grimes, together, committed to play for Ohio State in an amusing Bleacher Report video. Nobody is happier than the players who will be throwing...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: LeBron James Surprises Wife With Ferrari Testarossa For 30th Birthday

LeBron James’ wife Savannah turns 30 years old later this week. It looks like James made sure to get her a special present for the occasion. Sunday night, James posted an Instagram photo of the present he bought his wife, Savannah Brinson, for her 30th birthday. It’s a white Ferrari Testarossa with a giant red bow on top. There’s also video of her reaction after being gifted...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

5-Star WRs Trevon Grimes, Tyjon Lindsey Commit To Ohio State Together In Bleacher Report Video

Ohio State recruiting has been crazy for years under Urban Meyer. The 2017 class may be kicking things up to a new level. The Buckeyes’ chances to eclipse Alabama and claim the No. 1 recruiting class is bolstered today, with the pick-up of a pair of the nation’s best wide receivers. Trevon Grimes and Tyjon Lindsey, two five-star pass catchers, teamed up to announced their commitment...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Maryland Upset With Michigan For Altering Its Logo In Schedule Poster

Michigan Football’s 2016 schedule poster is out. But one of the team’s division rivals isn’t exactly thrilled with the way it looks. Michigan Football dropped its 2016 schedule poster Monday morning, and per usual, it features the logos of the 12 opponents it’ll face during the regular season this year. But one – Maryland – is a bit unhappy with some changes the Wolverines...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, Madison Kocian Have Ridiculously Ripped Abs

Being a successful gymnast requires hours and hours of practice to perfect technique. But it also requires a ridiculous amount of strength. It doesn’t look like Team USA lacked either this summer. Saturday, a few days after the United States Women’s Gymnastics team won gold, star Simone Biles posted a photo of herself, Aly Raisman and Madison Kocian at the beach in Rio. While...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony Tears Up After Winning His 3rd Olympic Gold Medal

Carmelo Anthony is now a three-time Olympic gold medalist. The New York Knicks’ star forward helped lead Team USA to a gold medal in men’s basketball this afternoon. The Americans defeated Serbia in the gold medal game, 96-66. Following the game, Anthony, who has been a part of four different Team USA squads (the 2004 team embarrassingly won bronze while the ’08, ’12 and...
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August 21, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN Mistakes Devin Booker For Arrested Notre Dame DB Devin Butler

ESPN’s SportsCenter made quite an error in their broadcast of Notre Dame cornerback Devin Butler’s arrest last night. First, Butler was arrested yesterday on preliminary felony charges of battery to law enforcement and resisting arrest. Then, when reporting the arrest on Saturday night’s SportsCenter, ESPN managed to confuse Butler with Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker...
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August 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly Announces Punishment For Notre Dame Players

Brian Kelly has decided on punishment for the six Notre Dame players arrested this weekend. The Fighting Irish’s coach announced this afternoon that safety Max Redfield has been dismissed from the program while cornerback Devin Butler has been indefinitely suspended. Redfield was arrested for possession of an unregistered handgun and marijuana after getting pulled over and Butler...
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August 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Kyle Snyder Wins Gold Medal At The Olympics

Ohio State has a gold medal. Buckeyes’ junior wrestler Kyle Snyder just took home the gold medal at the Olympics, winning the 97-kilogram competition. Snyder, 20, defeated Khetag Gazyumov of Azerbaijan. He had beaten Elizbar Odikadze of Georgia in the semifinals this morning after falling in a 4-0 hole. He’s the youngest American Olympic wrestling champion in history. ...
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August 21, 2016  |  Discuss

2017 4-Star LB Breon Dixon Announces Decommitment From Georgia

Today, four-star inside linebacker Breon Dixon announced his decommitment from the Georgia Bulldogs football program. He released a statement on Twitter with the additional caption, “No interviews until further notice… Takin my time w the process rn.” You can read his message here: No interviews until further notice… Takin my time w the process rn ‼️
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August 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp Says South Carolina Won’t Name Starting QB Before Week 1

Will Muschamp will be keeping Vanderbilt in the dark. South Carolina’s head coach said today that he will not be naming a starting quarterback prior to his team’s Week 1 game against the Commodores. He says it’s to the Gamecocks’ “advantage” to not name a starter at the position. Will Muschamp: "We are not ready to name a starter before Vanderbilt. Obviously, that’s...
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August 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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