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Former Ohio State Star Told To ‘Calm Down’ By Security At NHL Playoff Game

A former Ohio State football star had quite a time at an NHL Playoffs game on Tuesday night.  Nick Mangold, now an offensive lineman for the New York Jets, attended the Rangers-Penguins’ game with some of his teammates.  The former Buckeyes’ center was seen yelling at the Penguins’ bench. According to a report, he was told multiple times to “calm down” by security. ...
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April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Duke, Kentucky Offer Scholarship To Hamidou Diallo, No. 1 SG In 2017 Class

The race to land the No. 1 shooting guard in the 2017 class just got tougher.  Over the last 24 hours, Duke and Kentucky have both offered a scholarship to Hamidou Diallo, a five-star prospect out of Queens Village, New York.  The 6-foot-4, 170-pound recruit is ranked the No. 8 player in the class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  Extremely Blessed To Receive an offer from...
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Ezekiel Elliott’s Twitter Reaction To Eagles-Browns Blockbuster Trade Was Pretty Great

Earlier last week, a report emerged saying that the Philadelphia Eagles were “enamored” with Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott. There was plenty of chatter that if Elliott was still on the board at No. 8 when the Eagles picked, he would be headed to the City of Brotherly Love. Now, that all changes with today’s blockbuster trade between the Eagles and Cleveland Brown...
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List Of Everything Georgia Had To Give Ludacris To Perform At Spring Game

Georgia’s decision to get Ludacris to perform at the Bulldogs’ G-Day spring game last weekend was an expensive one.  According to multiple reports, UGA had to pay the rap star $65K for his roughly 15-minute performance. You can watch videos of his performance here.  The $65K isn’t the only thing Georgia had to provide to Ludacris, either.  Here’s some of the things Georgia...
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Nick Saban Thinks Georgia Is The Best Job In The SEC

Twitter/Alabama Nick Saban has a great thing going at Alabama. Not every coach can win enough to satiate the rabid Crimson Tide fan base, but Saban has, and he pulls in the top recruiting class to Tuscaloosa pretty much every year. The Alabama job is a challenge, but it is unquestionably one of the best in the sport. But is it the best job in the SEC? According to Saban, no, or...
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Malik Zaire Switching To Jaylon Smith’s No. 9 This Year

Malik Zaire Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire has worn No. 8 throughout his Notre Dame career, including for two games last fall before suffering a season-ending leg injury. This fall, Zaire will still be rocking a single digit, but it won’t be the same one as he did in 2015.  Zaire announced on his private Instagram page this afternoon that he will be switching to No. 9 this...
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The 15 Best College Football Stadium Atmospheres In 2016

Spring football is wrapping up across the country. Summer is coming. Where does Tiger Stadium rank? Before you know it, fall – and, more importantly, the 2016 college football season – will be here.  It’s time for you, college football fan, to start planning a trip or two (or 15) for the upcoming season.  We’re going to tell you the game you should attend each week of...
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Video: Ohio State Football Got In On The “Running Man” Dance Craze In A Big Way

The new dance du jour going around the college sports corner of social media is the “running man,” which became popular thanks to basketball players at Villanova and Maryland last week. We’ve seen some pretty impressive takes on the dance, which is set to Ghost Town DJ’s 1996 hit “My Boo,” and now Ohio State football has jumped in on the craze in a big way. In a video...
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Video: ESPN’s Sports Science Compares Ezekiel Elliott And Derrick Henry

With the 2016 NFL Draft just over a week away, ESPN’s Sports Science took some time Wednesday afternoon to compare two of the top running backs in the class. While Alabama’s Derrick Henry brought home the Heisman Trophy this past season, it’s Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott that grades out as the top running back entering the draft. This week, ESPN’s Sports Science compared...
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Former Texas A&M TE Jordan Davis Has Committed To Louisville

Former Texas A&M tight end Jordan Davis has announced his commitment to Louisville. Davis, who caught two passes for seven yards and a touchdown as a true freshman for the Aggies last fall, will sit out next season. He has three years of eligibility remaining.  I will officially be attending The University of Louisville for the next four years! @CoachPetrinoUL @UofLFootball...
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3-Star OG Matt Carrick Announces Michigan State Commitment

Massillon (Ohio.) Perry three-star offensive guard Matt Carrick has officially committed to Michigan State, he confirmed on Twitter minutes ago.  Officially a Spartan Can’t wait to be a part of something special #Spartan — Matt Carrick (@Matt_carrick56) April 20, 2016 Michigan State offered the 6-foot-4, 275-pound Carrick earlier this month. He is the No. 40 offensive guard...
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Jim Boeheim, Mike Hopkins, And Others Reflect On Life Of Pearl Washington

A good debate can be had whether Pearl Washington is the greatest point guard in Syracuse history. The fan base is largely split between him and his successor at the position, Sherman Douglas. What can’t be debated is Washington’s impact on Jim Boeheim’s program. The Brooklyn native was a New York City basketball legend and the top recruit in the nation when he chose Syracuse...
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2017 CB Jacobe Clement Drops Top 5 On Twitter

Charlotte (N.C.) South Mecklenburg three-star cornerback Jacobe Clement released his top five on Twitter moments ago.  Four of the five programs are in the ACC, with Tennessee from the SEC rounding out the group. Truly blessed! #Top5 pic.twitter.com/9viM0FfuL4 — Jacobe Clement (@jacobeclement4) April 20, 2016 The 6-foot-1, 189-pound Clement is the No. 59 cornerback in the class...
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Photo: Florida Football’s Instagram Account Wished Steve Spurrier Happy Birthday

Today is legendary coach Steve Spurrier’s 71st birthday, and Spurrier’s former program, Florida, made sure to wish the Head Ball Coach a happy birthday on Instagram. The Gators used a pretty awesome throwback photo of Spurrier on the sideline shaking hands with 1996 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Danny Wuerffel.    Happy Birthday Coach! #Gators A photo posted by Florida...
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April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Virginia Tech Had A Team Bowling Outing Yesterday

Virginia Tech is grinding out the final days of spring practice under new head coach Justin Fuente, but the Hokies took a break from the gridiron and headed to the bowling alley yesterday.  The team had a group bowling outing, and you can see how it all went down in this YouTube video. Looked like a lot of fun. The Hokies conclude spring practice with the annual spring game this Saturday. 
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FSU’s Jimbo Fisher Provides Update On Injured RB Dalvin Cook

Florida State’s 2016 campaign hinges on the health of star running back Dalvin Cook. There’s no wayu around it – Cook means everything to the Seminoles. So ever since it was reported that Cook had shoulder surgery this spring, FSU fans have been holding their breath. But they can go ahead and exhale.  On Wednesday, FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher provided an update on Cook’s...
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ESPN Uses Photo Of Former New Jersey Net Duane Washington In Tweet About Death Of Dwayne “Pearl” Washington

When sending a tweet about the death of a beloved star, make sure you aren’t using a photo of someone with a similar name. In its tweet about the passing of legendary Syracuse point guard Dwayne “Pearl” Washington, ESPN accidentally used a photo of one of his former New Jersey Nets teammates, the similarly named Duane Washington. @Espn …This doesn’t look like the Pearl...
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Dabo Swinney Provides Status Update On Clemson WR Mike Williams

Clemson is looking forward to the return of wide receiver Mike Williams, who basically missed the entire 2015 season after colliding with a goalpost while snagging a touchdown in week 1 and injuring his neck.  On Wednesday, head coach Dabo Swinney provided a status update on the star receiver.  #Dabo on #clemson star WR mike williams’ recovery: “He looks great.” Said he’d...
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Report: Kentucky’s Marcus Lee Says His “Plan Is To Go To The NBA”

Kentucky junior big man Marcus Lee appears dead set on playing in the NBA next year, according to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. Kentucky’s Marcus Lee to ESPN: “My plan is to go to the NBA. That’s the only goal.” Story: https://t.co/4CeQc13V2U — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 20, 2016 Lee has declared for the NBA Draft but won’t hire an agent in order to preserve...
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Legendary Former Syracuse Star Pearl Washington Has Passed Away At 52

Former Syracuse star Dwayne “Pearl” Washington has passed away this morning at the age of 52 after losing his battle with a brain tumor.   The news was announced by Syracuse’s Athletics web site.  The great Pearl Washington has passed away. The entire Orange Nation mourns. https://t.co/RhsNsNjfDm — Syracuse Basketball (@Cuse_MBB) April 20, 2016 Washington was diagnosed...
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Photo: 4-Star UNC Basketball Signee Brandon Robinson Named National Scholar-Athlete

UNC four-star shooting guard signee Brandon Robinson gets it done in the classroom as well as on the court. The Douglasville (Ga.) Douglas County product won a National Scholar-Athlete Award, which he shared on Twitter last night.  National Scholar Athlete Award pic.twitter.com/HUeUazyA77 — Brandon Robinson (@BRob_4) April 19, 2016 Congrats to Brandon.
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Check Out This Matte Blue Kansas Football Custom Helmet

Kansas is definitely a basketball school, but with their unique logo and classic blue and red color scheme, the football program is ripe for some cool concept and custom helmets and uniforms. JVince Custom Lids is a fairly prolific custom helmet maker who posts his work on Instagram, and his latest creation is a matte blue Kansas helmet with chrome red striping and giant Jayhawk...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin's Vitto Brown sings 'All of Me' impressively

Every year, Wisconsin athletes have a chance to show off their non-athletic skills at the Buckinghams, the school’s “student-athlete annual showcase of excellence.” Last year, UW basketball’s Vitto Brown led a group of four players in a group rendition of The Spinners’ “It’s A Shame.” This year, the 6-foot-8 forward took the stage by himself to perform John Legend’s...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: 14 Houston Players Donate And Deliver Bottled Water To Local Flood Victims

The Houston area has been dealing with extreme flooding in recent days, reportedly leaving six people dead and thousands of homes flooded. A group of Houston Cougars football players are stepping up to help those that have been affected in the local community. 14 members of the program, led by offensive lineman Na’Ty Rodgers bought bottled water out of their own pocket and delivered...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Has SEC’s Top 2017 Recruiting Class After Recent Commits, Per Rivals

Georgia’s firing of Mark Richt was a controversial move in the college football world, and not everyone was sold on the program modeling itself after Nick Saban’s Alabama by hiring Kirby Smart, but the moves seem to be paying early dividends. Georgia had a very nice recruiting weekend, landing four-star cornerback Will Poole III and former Alabama commit Netori Johnson after...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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