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Alabama Football: 4-Star 2017 WR D.D. Bowie Has Committed To The Crimson Tide

It’s never too early to get a jump on collecting blue chip talent for future recruiting classes today. Alabama reportedly landed its second big-time player of the 2017 class today, in Mississippi wide receiver D.D. Morton. 2017 Morton (Miss). WR D.D. Bowie just informed Nick Saban of his commitment to #Alabama. http://t.co/vsLRpu7l6S pic.twitter.com/U8s7rBUv9A — John Garcia...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: Potential No. 1 Pick Karl-Anthony Towns Fulfilling “Childhood Dream” Of Appearing On Sport Science

Later this month, Kentucky star Karl-Anthony Towns may be the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft. We have to imagine that is some serious dream fulfillment for him. Before that happens, Towns will have another dream come true—he is set to appear on ESPN’s Sport Science, based on a recent Instagram post. Childhood dream coming true #blessed A photo posted by Karl Towns (@karltowns...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star WR Tren’Davian Dickson Releases His Top 6

Navasota (Tex.) four-star wide receiver Tren’Davian Dickson released his top six moments ago on Twitter. The list is comprised of big-name programs from multiple Power 5 conferences.  Top 6 . pic.twitter.com/6OL6qJ47jN — YDC Uno ☝️ (@_WhoisJuiceee) June 1, 2015 Dickson is the No. 18 wide receiver in the class of 2016 per 247Sports’ Composite Rankings. His 247Sports...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida State Football: Jimbo Fisher Supporting FSU Baseball At NCAA Regional Game Today

Jimbo Fisher is one of the most recognizable people at Florida State, and today he’s out supporting the Seminoles baseball team, which is hosting College of Charleston in the NCAA Regionals. Fisher is sitting with the “Animals of Section B” fan section, and even joined in the traditional fifth inning signing of “O Canada,” which the fans have done traditionally since 1988...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: Derek Jeter Shouted Out Incoming UK Guard Isaiah Briscoe

Isaiah Briscoe, Kentucky’s five-star point guard signee, wrote a piece for Derek Jeter’s website The Player’s Tribune. That’s pretty cool in and of itself, but when Jeter shouts out your article on his personal Facebook page? Now that’s awesome.    Keep an eye out for this young man, Isaiah Briscoe, who is just finishing high school. I’m impressed with his poise...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Cliff Alexander Doesn’t Seemed Thrilled About His Experience At Kansas

Few freshmen basketball players had as rocky a season as Kansas forward Cliff Alexander. The 6-foot-9 Alexander came to Lawrence as the top power forward in his class, but entered the NBA Draft after playing just 17.6 minutes per game in 28 games for the Jayhawks. Alexander missed the final eight games of KU’s season due to eligibility concerns. When asked about his tumultuous...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn created trophy for 'rivalry' series with UCF

UConn and UCF have played each other only two times, but Husky head coach Bob Diaco apparently feels those two meetings are enough to warrant a rivalry trophy between the two schools. Diaco first expressed his desire to have the programs play for “The Civil Conflict” trophy in November, and it looks like his dream is becoming reality.  First day back on campus for #UConnFootball...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Suspended DL Ishaq Williams Formally Re-Admitted To Notre Dame

Defensive lineman Ishaq Williams, who was one of five Notre Dame players suspended before last season due to academic dishonesty, has officially been re-admitted to the university, per Irish Illustrated’s Pete Sampson.  Ishaq Williams has been formally re-admitted to Notre Dame by the Committee on Readmission. — Irish Illustrated (@PeteSampson_) June 1, 2015 This comes days...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: 4-Star CB Nigel Knott Catches Football Mid-Backflip Off Of A Wall

The summer of backflip catches continues to forge ahead as we enter the summer. This weekend, four-star Nigel Knott from Madison, Mississippi added a new wrinkle to the burgeoning trend. He did a backflip off the wall. Seriously. Last one was cool, but this one  (done doing this!) @DemetricDWarren @_DHodges @sgivens25 – Thrower @chandler__6 pic.twitter.com/sHuNYRWaA8 — Nigel...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Auburn TE C.J. Uzomah Posted A Heartfelt Tribute To Late AU Teammate Philip Lutzenkirchen

Former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen was tragically killed in a car accident last June 29 at the age of 23. Today would have been Lutzenkirchen’s 24th birthday, and his former teammate and fellow tight end C.J. Uzomah wanted to make sure people knew about it.  Uzomah, who was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in this year’s draft, posted a touching tribute to “Lutz”...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon Football: 4-Star Oregon Commit Dillon Mitchell Assures Fans He’s “110% Committed” After Posting About Trip To Alabama

Four-star wide receiver Dillon Mitchell committed to Oregon back on November 4, but he had Ducks fans concerned when he excitedly tweeted about an upcoming camp at Alabama.  Being in SEC country ain’t no joke when it comes to recruiting — Dillon Mitchell ™ (@Dilloncm1) May 27, 2015 Our camp trip starts today! Headed to Alabama for the first stop of our trip tomorrow. ...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Retired Florida OL Rod Johnson Vows He’ll “Get A Second Opinion Until I Get Cleared”

Florida offensive lineman Rod Johnson was forced to abort his career this spring due to a congenital spinal condition. The decision left Johnson devastated about his dream being cut short, and now it appears he still is unwilling to give up on playing football. Johnson tweeted this afternoon that he’ll keep seeking medical opinions until he gets one that allows him to return to...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Caitlyn Jenner, Formerly Known As Bruce, Poses For Vanity Fair In First Shoot

Say goodbye to Bruce Jenner, former Olympic athlete and patriarch of the Kardashian clan. Caitlyn Jenner is here, America. Vanity Fair got the first photo shoot with Jenner, now a trans woman, after he unveiled to Diane Sawyer back in April that he’d be transitioning from a man to a woman in the coming year. Here’s the first photo of Jenner that’s been released. Head over the...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Here’s Video Of Nick Saban Dancing To Greek Folk Music

As you’d imagine, the photos and video taken at Kristen Saban’s wedding this past Saturday have provided a treasure trove’s worth of content for Alabama fans. So far, we’ve shown you the fireworks at Bryant-Denny, the “Sweet Home Alabama” rendition and the happy couple dancing with Big Al mascot heads. But we saved perhaps the best clip of all for last. Here’s Nick...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: James Franklin And His Daughters Joined Penn State Fans For Their Wedding Photo Shoot

This weekend was a big one for college football-related weddings. Kristen Saban, daughter of Alabama head coach Nick Saban, was married at Bryant-Denny Stadium, and Penn State’s James Franklin did a bit of welcomed wedding crashing himself. He and his daughters joined in for a photo with a wedding party in State College. Great wedding yesterday! Ran into @coachjfranklin and his...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State Football: Cowboys Fan Gets Groom’s Cake Of Boone Pickens Stadium For Wedding

Unfortunately, not everyone in this country has the connections to hold their wedding at a major college football stadium. For the rest of us, there’s always the cake version. An Oklahoma State fan named Christian Schroeder had a groom’s cake made of Boone Pickens Stadium for his wedding. It’s pretty solid. Check out @C_Shredder‘s cake at his wedding. Pretty dope! @OSUAthletics...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Here’s Video Of Nick Saban’s Daughter Dancing As The Alabama Mascot At Her Wedding

Saturday night, Nick Saban’s daughter, Kristen, got married at Bryant-Denny Stadium, which, of course, is the ultimate dream for any Crimson Tide fan. The wedding was complete with a rendition of ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ and a number of other Alabama-themed activities for guests. But one takes the cake. Kristen Saban and her new husband, Adam Setas, danced with Alabama mascot heads...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mark May Booted From ESPN’s ‘College Football Final’

First, Rece Davis was named as Chris Fowler’s replacement for ESPN’s College GameDay. Next, Lou Holtz and the network reached a “mutual agreement” to part ways. Now, via Sports Business Journal, we’re learning that Mark May, the only on-air talent left from last year’s College Football Final roster, will be moving on as well. May will no longer be part of the show ...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Here’s Video Of The Guests At Kristen Saban’s Wedding Singing The ‘Roll Tide Roll’ Version Of ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

Earlier Sunday, we showed you some photos of Kristen Saban’s wedding this past Saturday night – part of which was set at Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium. As you’d guess, that wasn’t the only part of the night that was Crimson Tide-themed. Check out the video below of the wedding band playing Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Sweet Home Alabama’, complete with the guests chiming in...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Football: Video: Gators’ Defensive Lineman Caleb Brantley Does Impression Of Florida DL Coach

Chris Rumph has only been Florida’s defensive line coach for a couple months, but the former Texas coach appears to have made a big impression.  We think that impression is a good one.  Here’s Gators’ defensive lineman Caleb Brantley doing a pretty funny impression of his new position coach.       A video posted by Caleb Brantley (@iamcalebbrantley) on May 31, 2015...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas lands Ole Miss transfer Dwight Coleby

Dwight Coleby, a 6-foot-9, 236-pound big man transferring from Ole Miss, is headed to Kansas.   Coleby, a former three-star recruit, averaged 5.4 points and 4.8 rebounds a game for the Rebels in 2014-15.  The Bahamas native will have to sit out next season, barring an NCAA waiver, and will have two years of eligibility remaining starting in 2016-17.  I am excited to be a...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State Football: Uncommitted 4-Star WR Austin Mack Showed Up At Opening Regional With Ohio State Backpack

Austin Mack, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound 2016 wide receiver, is one of the most-heavily pursued uncommitted players in his class.  He might not be uncommitted for long, though.  Mack, a four-star prospect per 247 Sports, showed up at Nike’s “The Opening” regional at Ohio State today with a Buckeyes’ backpack.  Austin Mack has an Ohio State backpack FWIW pic.twitter.com/fU0nRH39vZ...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Former Michigan Star Mitch McGary Decked Out In A Ridiculous Amount Of Wolverines’ Gear At Women’s CWS

If you’re at the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City today, odds are you’ve came across Mitch McGary. At 6-foot-10, 250 pounds, the Thunder forward is a pretty-tough guy to miss. Add in the fact that he’s wearing a ton of Michigan gear and the former Wolverine star probably stands out quite a bit.  Here’s McGary supporting his former school in his new city:...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Football: Miami Lands Big Commitment From 2016 Florida RB

Travis Homer, a three-star running back in the class of 2016, has made a college decision.  He’ll be playing at Miami.  The 5-foot-11, 195-pound tailback announced his decision on Twitter this evening. The Hurricanes beat out Alabama and Florida State, among other programs, to land the prospect.  I’m happy to be committed to the #Miami#Hurricanes — ChiefHomer4 (@travishomer4...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Johnny Manziel Threw A Water Bottle At A Texas A&M Fan Who Was Harassing Him At Golf Tournament

Reports of a Johnny Manziel incident at the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament have been surfacing throughout the day.  We now have details of the reported incident, thanks to ESPN’s Pat McManamon and Jeremy Fowler.  According to the ESPN reporters, a man wearing a Texas A&M polo berated the former Heisman Trophy winner, telling him he’d never be any good. Manziel reportedly...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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