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Bovada Releases National Championship Odds For 51 College Football Teams

Texas A&M isn’t looked at as a title favorite. Over the past 24 hours, we’ve given you a look at the conference title odds that Bovada recently released for the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC. But for some fans, just winning your league is nowhere near enough of an accomplishment. No – they want to know the payouts for their squad taking the national title, which...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Football Trolls South Carolina Football With Throwback Thursday Tweet

Before the 2013 college football season, no school in the state of South Carolina had ever won a BCS bowl. That changed this past January, though, when Clemson beat Ohio State in the Orange Bowl, 40-35.  The Clemson football program isn’t going to let its rival, South Carolina, forget that any time soon.  #TBT Six months ago today, #Clemson became the only school in the state...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan, Wisconsin MBB Twitter Accounts Joke About Tim Howard Blocking Aaron Harrison’s Game Winners

One of the highlights of the Internet Wednesday was the Tim Howard memes. The goal of the memes: place the American goalkeeper, fresh off an incredible performance in the World Cup against Belgium, in a famous photograph with the hashtag, #thingsTimHowardcouldsave.  Michigan and Wisconsin’s official men’s basketball Twitter accounts joined in on the action today.  If only…...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Dorial Green-Beckham On Oklahoma’s Campus With Two Sooners’ Coaches

This morning’s report that former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is on Oklahoma’s campus has been confirmed by multiple reporters.  There is now photographic evidence that the playmaking wideout is in Norman, though it’s from a far distance and quite blurry.  Norvell and Gundy with DGB. pic.twitter.com/IyuCfgWcan — Carey Murdock (@CareyWWLS) July 3, 2014 ...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitino: Kentucky likes college hoops more than North Carolina

When you think of where college basketball is most popular, what areas come to mind?  Surely, Tobacco Road, home to North Carolina, Duke, North Carolina State, and Wake Forest. The Atlantic Coast Conference has long led the way in the college basketball world, and the conference’s heart is in the state of North Carolina.  Rick Pitino thinks otherwise, though.  Q&A with...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn Releases Emotional Video Tribute To Philip Lutzenkirchen

Last night, Auburn held a memorial service for former tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, who tragically passed away this past weekend in a car accident in Georgia. Speakers included current coach Gus Malzahn, athletics chaplain Chette Williams, AD Jay Jacobs, and Philip’s father, Mike. As you would imagine, it was a very emotional night for all involved. The support from the Auburn...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Oklahoma’s Coaches Want Dorial Green-Beckham To Commit To At Least 2 Years Of Play

As originally reported by Oklahoma’s Rivals.com site this morning, Dorial Green-Beckham is on the Sooners’ campus. It doesn’t appear that Bob Stoops will meet with DGB, though, as he is out of town, on vacation.  Snagging Green-Beckham would be a big coup for the Sooners. It’s possible, though, that even if he commits to playing at Oklahoma, he could depart from the program...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Is On Vacation During Reported Dorial Green-Beckham Visit To Oklahoma’s Campus

It was reported by Oklahoma’s Rivals.com site this morning that former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is on the Sooners’ campus this morning, meeting with coaches.  While that report still could be true, it appears that neither head coach Bob Stoops nor co-offensive coordinator Jay Norvell are in Norman.  According to an OU spokesman, Bob Stoops and Jay Norvell...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN Names Florida’s Billy Donovan Best Coach In CBB, Ranks Kentucky’s John Calipari No. 2

The Southeastern Conference might be a football league, but according to ESPN, it’s also home to the country’s two best college basketball coaches.  For roughly the past month, ESPN.com has been ranking the top 50 coaches in college basketball. Today, they revealed who is No. 1 on the list. It’s Florida’s Billy Donovan. Who’s No. 2? Kentucky’s John Calipari.  ESPN...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Dorial Green-Beckham Spotted On Campus At Oklahoma

Former Missouri standout wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, who was dismissed from the Tigers program this past offseason after an ugly off-campus incident, may be on the move. It was originally reported that DGB, as he’s known, was going to transfer to Eastern Illinois, an FCS squad, to avoid having to sit out a year due to NCAA transfer rules. But last month, a number of sources...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Ohio State’s Quarterbacks, Offensive Coordinator Seemed To Have A Fun Time Ziplining Yesterday

It’s quite possible that the success of Ohio State’s 2014 football season will rely on the play of the Buckeyes’ quarterbacks.  Braxton Miller, of course, is a vital ingredient to the potential outcomes for Urban Meyer’s third season leading the Columbus program. Ohio State’s other quarterbacks are important too, though. With Miller’s injury history, it’s likely that...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jabari Parker Compares Himself To Steve Urkel, Has Never Won A Game Of Basketball Against His Dad

When players join new teams in almost any sport, someone will inevitably do a fun interview about their favorite food, music, TV shows, movies, and the like. How entertaining these are vary from person to person, but Jabari Parker definitely ranks pretty high. The former Duke star’s favorite TV shows are Fresh Prince of Bel Air and Family Matters, he compares himself to Steve Urkel...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sportsbook Bovada Posts Big 12 Championship Odds For All 10 Teams

Texas has the third-best odds. The 2014 college football season is right around the corner, and fans are already excited for the idea of a four-team playoff to decide the sport’s champion. While nothing is certain, it is very possible that the team that wins the Big 12 Championship winds up representing the conference in the inaugural College Football Playoff. But if that were...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sportsbook Bovada Posts Pac-12 Championship Odds For Every Team

Leach has brought Washington State back to respectibility. The Pac-12 should be very interesting this season, and Bovada has posted odds for every Pac-12 team. Oregon is a favorite as always, and Stanford is right there as they usually are, but UCLA and Arizona State are in the mix for a conference title after good 2013 seasons as well. With new coaching staffs, USC and Washington...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sportsbook Bovada Posts Big Ten Championship Odds For All 14 Teams

Maryland is a B1G longshot in its first season in the new conference.(Twitter/Maryland) College football kicks off in less than two months, and some fans are ready to put their money where their mouths are when it comes to supporting their favorite teams. Bovada has posted its conference championship odds, and Ohio State comes in as a heavy favorite, while Wisconsin leads the way...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sportsbook Bovada Posts ACC Championship Odds For All 14 Teams

We’re less than two months away from the kickoff of the college football season, and Sportsbook Bovada has released odds on each conference championship. Florida State comes in as heavy favorites to repeat, while Wake Forest falls in way behind the rest of the league. Florida State: 2/5Miami: 11/2Virginia Tech: 10/1Clemson: 12/1Duke: 15/1Louisville: 15/1North Carolina: 15/1Georgia...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sportsbook Bovada Posts SEC Championship Odds For All 14 Teams

If A&M wins the SEC at 25/1, Aggie fans may be breaking out this hand gesture.(Twitter/@SBNation) We’re less than two months away from the kickoff of the college football season, and Sportsbook Bovada has released odds on each conference championship. As most would expect, Alabama comes in on top for best odds for an SEC Championship, while Vanderbilt brings up the rear in...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgia Linebacker Davin Bellamy Takes Photo With Matt Stafford: “One Day We’ll Be Sacking Him”

Georgia freshman outside linebacker Davin Bellamy redshirted last season, but he certainly has NFL-level aspirations based on a recent Instagram caption. Bellamy and fellow linebacker Leonard Floyd took a photo with Georgia quarterback great Matt Stafford, and instead of stating that he is excited to meet the former first rounder, he sends a bit of a warning shot at the Detroit Lions...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The 15 Most Loyal Fan Bases In College Football

Did Nebraska make the list? Let’s face it – some college football fan bases are more into their program than others. There’s a reason that schools like Michigan, Ohio State and Alabama have stadiums that seat over 100,000 fans each, while some of their conference mates can barely fill half that number. But loyalty isn’t just based on home attendance figures. Some fan bases...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Cam Newton Posts Long, Heartfelt Message About Philip Lutzenkirchen On Instagram

Cam Newton and Philip Lutzenkirchen are two of the most beloved members of the 2010 National Champion Auburn Tigers. Ahead of tonight’s memorial service for Lutzenkirchen, who was tragically killed in a car accident on Sunday, Newton has shared his thoughts on his former teammate and friend in a very heartfelt Instagram post. Newton joins many other former teammates and coaches...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan State’s Spartan Stadium Has Been Evacuated Due To A Bomb Threat

Michigan State’s Spartan Stadium and surrounding areas have been evacuated this afternoon following a bomb threat, according to a report by the Lansing State Journal.  BREAKING: Spartan Stadium & nearby areas evacuated due to bomb threat. Check for updates here: http://t.co/XSY6recnfx — Chris Solari (@chrissolari) July 2, 2014 #MSU Police are investigating a bomb threat...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Local Media Gets Tour Of Baylor’s New McLane Stadium

Baylor football’s momentum continues moving forward this season. The Bears are a Big 12 conference favorite, and will play in beautiful new McLane Stadium. Some members of the local media are on a tour of the new stadium, and the pictures are very impressive. Bears fans have to be excited for the August 31 opener against SMU. McLane Stadium tour today – new Baylor football locker...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State Recruit Compares Himself, Other Buckeye Commit To One Of The NFL’s Best All-Time Duos

It’s been a good day for the Ohio State football program. This morning, the Buckeyes received commitments from two five-star defensive players in the 2015 class. Justin Hilliard, a linebacker out of Cincinnati, and Jashon Cornell, a defensive end out of Minnesota, both pledged to Urban Meyer.  One of those recruits seems to think the days will only get better once he’s on campus...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Kentucky’s Za’Darius Smith Is Blown Away By The New Billboard That He’s Featured On

Kentucky football may not be quite as successful as the school’s basketball program, but you can’t say they aren’t happy to be there…we already knew from Bud Dupree’s reaction to this season’s promotional poster that they are an excitable bunch. If a poster caused that kind of reaction, imagine what a billboard can do. Senior defensive end Za’Darius Smith got his first...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan State’s Plaque Installed In The Rose Bowl’s Court Of Champions

Michigan State’s January 2014 victory against Stanford is now forever engraved in Rose Bowl history.  The Spartans defeated Stanford, 24-20, in this past season’s Rose Bowl. Mark Dantonio’s 2013 squad had one of the most successful seasons in program history, going 13-1 with a BCS game victory and a Big Ten title win against Ohio State.  Michigan State’s Rose Bowl plaque...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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