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ESPN Adds Greg McElroy To Its Saturday College Football Broadcast Team

ESPN announced this morning some additions to its Saturday college football broadcast teams.  Former Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy, who’s been an analyst for ESPN’s SEC Network, has been added to one of the World Wide Leader’s top broadcast teams. ESPN has added McElroy to its team featuring Dave Pasch and Tom Luginbill. McElroy, 28, has served as a college football...
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July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Notre Dame, TCU have discussed playing each other

Notre Dame has played a wide variety of opponents over the years, thanks to the Irish’s status as an independent program. Now, according to a report from the Star-Telegram’s Mac Engel, the Irish have had recent conversations with TCU about scheduling a game with the Horned Frogs. #TCU playing #NotreDame would be a Frogs coupCOL https://t.co/8I4qMTDgwC #GoFrogs #FightingIrish...
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July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN Added A Blue Checkmark Next To Mike Dunleavy’s Fake Twitter Account

ESPN is now in the business of verifying fake Twitter accounts, apparently.  The World Wide Leader added a blue checkmark next to a fake Mike Dunleavy Jr. Twitter account late Wednesday night. Dunleavy, who doesn’t have a Twitter account, was traded to the Cavs after Chicago’s signing of Dwyane Wade. Dunleavy’s fake Twitter account tweeted at LeBron James, saying “you ready...
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July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Auburn Adds Southern Miss To Schedule For 2018, 2020

The Auburn Tigers have added a familiar opponent to their schedules for both 2018 and 2020. Thursday, according to Jason Munz of the Hattiesburg American, Southern Miss and Auburn agreed to a two-game football series. Both contests will be played at AU’s Jordan-Hare Stadium. The two schools have met on the gridiron a total of 22 times – with Auburn winning 17 of the contests...
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July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan To Buy Out 2018 Arkansas Game For $2 Million To Fit Notre Dame On Schedule

With the reports that Michigan and Notre Dame will announce the renewal of their football rivalry in 2018, it appeared that the Wolverines had filled their 2018 schedule. Instead of playing both the Fighting Irish and Arkansas Razorbacks in their non-conference slate, Michigan will reportedly buy out the Arkansas game for $2 million, according to Sports Illustrated‘s Ryan Krasnoo...
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July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star WR Brandon Martin Decommits From Auburn Via Twitter

It was less than a week ago that four-star wide receiver Brandon Martin, a JUCO pass-catcher from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, committed to play for the Auburn Tigers in 2017. Wednesday night, he announced on Twitter that he’s changed his mind. Martin, a 6-foot-4, 205-pound player from Dallas, Texas, told his followers that he needs to focus on academics and football...
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July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan, Notre Dame to renew rivalry in 2018

In the last meeting of their rivalry, Notre Dame blanked the Brady Hoke-led 2014 Michigan Wolverines 31-0. Jim Harbaugh and Michigan will reportedly have their chance at revenge very soon. According to a report by WLNS sports anchor Jay Sarkar late Wednesday night, the Wolverines and Fighting Irish will play once again in 2018. Source: #Michigan and #NotreDame to announce their...
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July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

The Cavs Have Reportedly Traded For Bulls’ Veteran Mike Dunleavy

The Cavs are benefitting from Dwyane Wade’s decision to leave the Miami Heat for the Chicago Bulls.  In order for Chicago to sign the three-time NBA champion, two veteran players with sizable contracts – Mike Dunleavy and Jose Calderon – need to be traded to make room for Wade’s contract. He was reportedly seeking a deal worth $50 million. According to multiple reports...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Cam Newton named NFL Network's No. 1 player of 2016

Even without a Super Bowl ring, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is the NFL Network’s best player of 2016. Last season was more than just the "Year of the Dab" for Carolina’s starting QB. Newton proved himself as a dual-threat quarterback, one with an incredible arm as well as size and athleticism of an NFL tight end. He accounted for 45 total touchdowns (35 passing...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Here’s Who The Bulls Will Trade To Sign Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade is going home, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports’ The Vertical.  According to the report, the now-former Miami Heat star has told the Chicago Bulls he plans to sign a contract with them. Wade was reportedly seeking a two-year deal worth $50 million contract.  In order to sign the three-time NBA champion, the Bulls need to clear some cap space. They’ll be doing...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade Is Reportedly Nearing A Commitment To The Chicago Bulls

Dwyane Wade is nearing a commitment with the Chicago Bulls, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports’ The Vertical.  The 34-year-old guard has spent his entire NBA career with the Miami Heat, but negotiations with the South Beach franchise have been rough. Wade has reportedly been seeking a two-year deal worth $50 million. Miami originally offered Wade a one-year deal worth $10...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Here’s When Dwyane Wade Might Make His NBA Free Agency Decision

Dwyane Wade is reportedly close to making a free agency decision.  The Miami legend took meetings with the Heat, Bucks and Nuggets today and is reportedly also “serious” about potentially joining his hometown Chicago Bulls. The 34-year-old guard is seeking a two-year deal worth $50 million and, at the moment, Denver is reportedly the only franchise that has offered it to him...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade Reportedly “Seriously Open” To Leaving Miami

It’s looking like Dwyane Wade won’t be playing in Miami next season. Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders tweeted that Dwyane Wade is “seriously open to leaving Miami” after meeting with various teams vying for his interest. Sources say that Dwyane Wade is seriously open to leaving Miami after exploring his options and hearing pitches from other teams. — Alex Kennedy...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Johnny Manziel’s Ex-Girlfriend Hangs With Houston Texans’ Star WR DeAndre Hopkins

Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, spent part of her Fourth of July weekend hanging out with an NFL All-Pro wide receiver.  Crowley was spotted with Houston Texans’ star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins in California.  Both Crowley and Hopkins, 24, shared a photo on Instagram of themselves together. The photo was captioned, “H-Town in Malibu.”  H-town...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Former 4-Star LB Adonis Thomas Transferring From Alabama

Redshirt freshman linebacker Adonis Thomas, who joined Alabama as a four-star recruit last year, will transfer to another school. Matt Zenitz of AL.com was the first to report the news. There’s no word on where Thomas will land – nor is there word on the reason for his decision. Alabama RS freshman linebacker Adonis Thomas is transferring, according to a source. Four-star recruit...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Bobby Knight to speak for Trump at Republican National Convention

Legendary former Indiana coach Bobby Knight campaigned with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Indianapolis back in April, and has endorsed the businessman, calling him the “most prepared presidential candidate of all time.” Knight will be back involved in the campaign later this month at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, where he will speak in support...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade Reportedly “Serious” About Joining The Chicago Bulls

Dwyane Wade could be playing in his hometown next season.  The (potentially former) Miami Heat star is reportedly very “serious” about signing with the Chicago Bulls.  Yahoo! Sports’ The Vertical is reporting that the Bulls have been attempting to unload some of their bigger contracts in recent hours to make more space for the 34-year-old all-star guard.  Wade, a Chicago...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Rick Pitino Broke Out His Black Yeezys To Hit The Recruiting Trail

63-year old Rick Pitino probably isn’t the target market for adidas’ Kanye West-designed “Yeezy” sneaker line, but that won’t stop him from wearing them. The national championship-winning coach wore a black pair of the sneakers during Coaches vs. Cancer week during this season, and he has them on again while out on the recruiting trail today. Louisville’s Rick Pitino...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron James ‘Absolutely Unwilling’ To Take Lesser Contract To Get Dwyane Wade On The Cavs

It’s fun to imagine Dwyane Wade playing for the Cavs next season and with his contract negotiations with the Miami Heat in crisis mode, many were speculating about the possibility of the three-time NBA champion joining Cleveland.  One report by the Huffington Post even said Wade had begun “preliminary discussions” with the reigning league champions.  This seems incredibly...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Ivan Maisel Makes College Football Playoff Prediction

ESPN college football expert Ivan Maisel appeared on the Paul Finebaum show today, July 6. While on the show, Maisel announced his playoff predictions for 2016. #ICYMI: College Football Playoff Executive Director @BHancockCFP joined #ChampDrive‘s @Ivan_Maisel https://t.co/PtlItYpXgh — Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) July 6, 2016 Maisel named Clemson as the top overall seed in the...
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4-Star JUCO DE Isaiah Buggs Releases All-SEC Top 5

Four-star Isaiah Buggs, the No. 1 junior college weak-side defensive end, will play his college football in the SEC in 2017. Where he will play remains to be seen. Buggs released an all-SEC top five today.  My Top 5 (NO ORDER) #GoLive9 Auburn Alabama Ole miss Texas A&M LSU Thanks to all the schools for the opportunity! — Isaiah Buggs (@BigPooh_91) July 6, 2016 Buggs is originally...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN Shares Naked Photos Of Connor McGregor, Dwayne Wade, Others For ‘Body Issue’

The 2016 edition of ESPN’s “Body Issue” is on newsstands now.  The magazine, which features some of sports’ biggest stars posing nude, has been the topic of much conversation today.  The most-talked about photo is probably this one from MMA star Connor McGregor.  He shared it on his Facebook page.  The magazine also features appearances from Dwyane Wade, Antonio Brown...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas A&M Teases Arrival Of This Season’s Football Gear

The 2016 season will be here before you know it; opening weekend is less than nine weeks away.  Texas A&M fans that are jonesing to see the Aggies in action, you’ll be happy to know the team received its first shipment of new football gear from adidas today. The program’s equipment staff tweeted out the haul. There’s a lot of boxes.  Xmas in July has began! First shipment...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL.com Names Oregon’s Devon Allen Fastest Player In College Football

Devon Allen is a productive wide receiver for the Oregon Ducks, with 50 career catches and 778 yards to his name, but he’s even more accomplished on the track. Allen is a two-time NCAA champion in the 110 meter hurdles, and is currently working to qualify for this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio. Allen is clearly one of the fastest guys in all of college football, and he ranks...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Ohio State 4-Star QB Commit Tate Martell Do A Standing Backflip

Ohio State four-star quarterback commit Tate Martell is pretty, pretty athletic.  The dual-threat quarterback out of Nevada is ranked the No. 1 player at his position and the No. 33 player in the class by 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.  Martell showed off some of his athleticism during Nike’s “The Opening Finals” showcase in Oregon.  Zach Abolverdi of SEC Country posted...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss
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