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Vine: Terry Rozier Went Coast-To-Coast To Lift Louisville Over Georgia Tech

No. 17 Louisville rallied from a 13-point second half deficit to defeat Georgia Tech 52-51 Monday night. Guard Terry Rozier won the game for the Cards, racing coast-to-coast and finishing an easy deuce with 22 seconds remaining to put UL ahead for good.  Georgia Tech tied the score at 48 on an acrobatic lay-up by Marcus Georges-Hunt with 25 seconds remaining. Louisville head coach...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Football Player Dajaun Drennon Is Having Trouble Getting UNC-Duke Tickets

It’s no secret that Duke-North Carolina basketball tickets are a hot commodity. On the two occasions the rivals meet yearly, the games are always sold out, and tickets sold on the secondary market go for several thousand dollars apiece.  You would think being a football player for one of the two programs could give someone an “in” to securing tickets, but UNC defensive end...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: 6-Foot-2 Georgia Tech Guard Tadric Jackson Dunked On 6-Foot-10 Chinanu Onuaku

Georgia Tech is leading shorthanded No. 17 Louisville 24-17 at halftime and the highlight of the first 20 minutes for the Yellow Jackets was a dunk from freshman guard Tadric Jackson. Jackson, listed at 6-foot-2, slammed one home on the Cards’ 6-foot-10 freshman big man Chinanu Onuaku. Check it out here: Big time ups from a not-so-big guy.
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Penn State Player Garry Gilliam Thinks School Announced THON Results At 4:09 On Purpose

Penn State held its annual THON fundraiser this past weekend, and in total, the school raised an amazing $13,026,653.23 towards fighting pediatric cancer. Numerous athletes got involved for the cause, and a number of viral videos even emerged from the event. The school might have also gotten a little shot in at the NCAA – at least that’s what one former player is suggesting....
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Louisville Player Chris Jones Threatened To “Smack TF Out Of” His Girlfriend Via Text Message

Twitter/Jones Former Louisville guard Chris Jones was dismissed from the Cardinals’ basketball program Sunday, just one day after returning from suspension to lead his team to a victory over Miami (FL). While the school has yet to comment on the grounds for his dismissal, Louisville local news source WDRB has obtained a police report regarding a text message Jones allegedly sent...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Young Boston College Fan Has Some Interesting Dance Moves

Boston College’s women’s basketball team fell 86-68 to No. 9 Florida State yesterday, but the action on the court paled in comparison to the dance moves exhibited by a young BC fan in the stands.  Check out the determination on his face: This kid deserves a lot of props. His boys are cracking up at first but he shows no insecurity or shyness. He’s just trying to break it...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Sent A 2016 Prospect 107 Recruiting Letters

It seems like every recruiting cycle, we hear about programs sending prospects absurd amounts of personal letters at one time. McKeesport (Pa.) 2016 3-star ATH Khaleke Hudson was on the receiving end of one of those large deliveries today, courtesy of Penn State.  Just came home to 107 letters from Penn State today ! WeAre ! — Khaleke Hudson21 (@NeverDone_21) February 23, 2015...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston hasn't ruled out playing baseball

Twitter/@bbssports At the NFL Combine, Jameis Winston discussed how this would be his first offseason where he will be a full-time quarterback. The 2014 Heisman Trophy winner has split time between baseball and football his entire life, which will change this year, as he shifts his attention towards the NFL. However, playing baseball down the line isn’t totally out of the question...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Jim Boeheim And Syracuse Basketball Sent Flowers To UNC To Pay Respects To Dean Smith

UNC has seen a great outpouring of support after the passing of legendary coach Dean Smith, especially from its fellow ACC programs. Archrival Duke paid tribute to Smith ahead of this year’s first Duke-UNC game at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Now, Jim Boeheim and Syracuse basketball have sent over flowers to the Smith Center to pay their respects. Flowers from Syracuse outside of the...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan satire paper: Duke 5th-ranked terrorist organization

Michigan and Duke aren’t really basketball rivals anymore, but don’t tell that to UM’s satirical newspaper The Every Three Weekly. The publication put out its “AP Top 25 Terrorist Group Rankings” earlier this week, and randomly, the Blue Devils made the cut. Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Boko Haram and the Ku Klux Klan came in ranked 1-4. Given the fact that we’re dealing with a...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State’s Thomas Gipson: “We’ll Probably Lose By 27″ To Rival Kansas

Twitter/@KellisRobinett It has not been a good season for the Kansas State men’s basketball team. The Wildcats, who made the NCAA Tournament last year, are 13-15 overall and just 6-9 in the Big 12.  Senior forward Thomas Gipson is not happy with how the campaign has unfolded, and he let the Topeka Capital-Journal know about it after Saturday’s 69-42 loss to Baylor. When asked...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Adams Claims That Oregon Told Him He Was First Priority Ahead Of Braxton Miller

Twitter/‏@therealfanatix For months, there were heavy rumors that Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller may be transferring to another power program, with Oregon as one of the names that came up most often. The match made sense on paper; Heisman winner Marcus Mariota left after the season, and Oregon’s offense would have allowed him to utilize his ability as a passer and a dynamic...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

5-Star Defensive Tackle Recruit Releases Top 8 List Of All SEC Schools

While the SEC may have lost some of its sheen this bowl season, it is still the dominant conference in college football, especially when it comes to recruiting. Five star defensive tackle Derrick Brown is the number one player in the state of Georgia, and will likely wind up with offers from every relevant major program. Brown released a list of his top eight schools on Twitter....
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Graphic Designer Releases Concept Helmet Designs For Dozens Of College Football Teams

Calm down, traditionalists. The below helmet photos are just concepts created by the graphic designers over at Deeyung Entertainment. That being said, many of them would be fantastic additions. Fans of schools like Alabama, Michigan, Notre Dame and Penn State, however, might not agree. Last week, CBS, via Deeyung Entertainment, posted concept helmets for all 32 NFL teams. Tom Fornelli...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Fresh Off Of A Stellar NFL Combine, Chris Conley Visited His High School, Took Selfies With Students

Stand-out wide receiver and part-time science fiction director Chris Conley had an excellent week at the NFL Combine, and now he’s back at home for a visit. The Georgia star is spending some time at North Paulding High School in Dallas, Georgia, and the students are incredibly excited about his appearance.   Good to visit a place I still call home. #NPHS #ThePack A photo...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Calipari praises Kyle Wiltjer, admits he held him back at UK

Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer is having a monster season, averaging 17.4 points and 5.8 rebounds for the No. 3 Bulldogs. Today, he earned his second national Player of the Week honor after he scored 61 points and pulled down 18 rebounds in two games last week. This is Wiltjer’s first season playing for the ‘Zags, as he sat out last year after transferring from Kentucky. Even...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Players Poke Fun At London Perrantes’ Bloody Nose After Physical Win Over Florida State

No. 2 Virginia and Florida State are two of the most physical teams in the ACC, in Sunday’s 51-41 Cavaliers win proved it, although the biggest hit occurred between teammates. Point guard London Perrantes had a head-to-head collision with Malcolm Brogdon, leaving him with a nasty bloody nose and jersey. London #Perrantes with blood everywhere after colliding with teammate Malcolm...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Mississippi State Calls For Blackout Against 27-0 Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats have won all 27 of their games this season, and many believe that they have what it takes to finish the year undefeated at 40-0. That being said, they’re certainly going to continue to get every team’s best shot down the stretch. That starts this Wednesday at Mississippi State, which has just announced it will be hosting a “blackout” for the occasion...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Officials Respond To Rick Pitino’s Criticism, Say That Tonye Jekiri Was Cleared By Louisville Doctors

One of the strangest plays of the college basketball weekend came when Louisville star forward Montrezl Harrell pegged Miami center Tonye Jekiri in the face with a ball. Harrell was given a flagrant foul for the play, but the situation got even uglier after the game. Miami trainers believed that Jekiri was concussed on the play, but he was allowed to return to the game, leading...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State Fan Named His Incredibly Cute Puppy “Bosa”

Ohio State sophomore Joey Bosa was a huge part of the Buckeyes’ national championship run this past year. He’s also one of the most popular players on the team – both in the locker room and with the fan base. The combination has apparently led to at least one Buckeyes supporter naming his new puppy after the defensive end. Kit Hartsfield, an Ohio State fan who actually played...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

2018 Recruit Al Blades Jr. Continues Family Legacy, Commits To Miami

Few families have had the impact on Miami football that the Blades family has. Brothers Bennie and Brian Blades both played for the Hurricanes during the program’s halcyon years in the late 1980s, winning a national championship in 1987, and younger brother Al Blades was one of the program’s top players from 1997-2000. Now, another Blades has committed to play for The U. Al Blades’...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Washington State Fans Chant “Daddy’s Boy” At UW Forward Shawn Kemp Jr.

Washington forward Shawn Kemp Jr. has some great basketball genes. His father, Shawn Kemp, was a 14-year NBA veteran and six-time all-star for the Seattle Supersonics, and one of the league’s most fearsome power forwards in the 1990s. Shawn Kemp is also a very easy target for opposing fans, as he fathered seven children with six different women by the time he was 28 years old....
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio congressman wrote Cardale '12 Gauge' Jones a letter

Ohio State’s Cardale Jones accomplished a great deal in 2014-2015, ascending from a third-string signal-caller to the starting quarterback for a team that won the Big Ten title, the Sugar Bowl and the College Football National Championship Game behind his leadership. It looks like he can add one more accolade to his repertoire too – an official congratulatory letter from Ohio...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: UConn Cornerback Byron Jones May Have Broken A 46-Year Old Olympic Record At The NFL Combine

We have seen many impressive performances at the NFL Draft Combine over the years, but this weekend, one lesser-known player may be a new world record holder after his efforts. UConn cornerback Byron Jones recorded an amazing 12’3″ on the broad jump, which breaks the Olympic world record held by Norwegian Arne Tvervaag, which has been in the books since 1968.  I googled it...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Snoop Dogg Threw His Son, UCLA Signee Cordell Broadus, A “Coming To America”-Themed Birthday Party

Blue chip football recruits are not your normal high school students, and UCLA signee Cordell Broadus, son of rapper Snoop Dogg, is not your normal blue chip football recruit. Broadus and his famous father were the subjects of the ESPN series “Snoop & Son: A Dad’s Dream,” and he made headlines by choosing UCLA over his father’s beloved USC Trojans. To celebrate his 18th...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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