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Report: Syracuse star Tyler Ennis headed to the NBA

According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Syracuse standout freshman point guard Tyler Ennis will leave the Orange to enter this year’s NBA Draft. Ennis’ decision comes less than a week after SU was ousted from the NCAA Tournament by Dayton. Syracuse freshman Tyler Ennis will leave for NBA, sources told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 27, 2014 Ennis averaged 12.9 points...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers Is Unimpressed With The Analysts Covering Manziel’s Pro Day

Johnny Manziel’s Pro Day workout is the hot topic du jour in both college football and NFL circles, so naturally the media presence is quite large in College Station.  One star NFL quarterback who had a trying pre-draft period of his own is unimpressed with the personalities that have been tasked with discussing Manziel’s workout.  Crazy to see how the coverage of pro days...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

George Bush Jokes About Needing Manziel’s Helmet During Presidency

At this point, it’s fair to assume that Johnny Manziel knows and is tight with every world-famous person on the planet. Apparently that includes former President of the United States, George Bush. Ahead of Manziel’s Pro Day at Texas A&M this morning, Manziel hung out with Bush at his home and posed for a few photos with the family. Bush sent out a masterful tweet this afternoon...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Vick Thinks Johnny Manziel Will Be A Star In The NFL

While many NFL scouts aren’t quite yet sold on Johnny Manziel’s skillset translating to the professional level, one man who has made the transition quite well himself feels quite the opposite. New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick, who had successful stints with both the Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles, believes that the former Texas A&M signal-caller is set to be...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Nike Already Selling Johnny Manziel’s “Pro Day Collection” Outfit

Johnny Football fanatics, rejoice. You can now purchase the outfit that the former Texas A&M standout wore during his Pro Day, courtesy of Nike. No, really. The apparel manufacturer tweeted out a photo of Manziel’s “Pro Day Collection”, which is now available online. The only difference seems to be the camouflage shorts that Manziel rocked during his actual drills. So...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

According To Facebook, More People Are Interested In Louisville Than Kentucky – In Kentucky

With the Sweet 16 of this year’s NCAA Tournament set to kick off tonight, the guys over at Facebook have released some very interesting data regarding which teams are being talked about the most on their social media platform. The graphic below shows which team has been getting the most “buzz” in each state in the US this past week. One of the more interesting results? Louisville...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s How To Watch Johnny Manziel’s Pro Day

It’s go time. Whether you’re a die-hard Texas A&M fan or just a casual college football watcher, the story of Johnny Manziel’s rise from obscurity into Heisman Trophy winner surely caught your attention. Thursday, Manziel, aka Johnny Football, is set to show scouts that he has the physical and mental tools to be able to perform at the next level – the NFL. In a surprise...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite Reports, Joel Embiid Claims He Hasn’t Made A Decision Yet On The NBA

Joel Embiid, Kansas’ star freshman center who burst onto the scene this past November and instantly made the Jayhawks one of the most formidable teams in the country, has been wavering on whether he’ll be entering the NBA Draft after just one collegiate season. Thursday morning, it looks like KU fans are set to be as confused as ever on his future. Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Reasons Why Kentucky vs. Louisville Is The Best Rivalry In College Basketball

Born in Louisville? Louisville fan. They say familiarity breeds contempt. Kentucky and Louisville are far past the point of familiarity. To put it simply, these two schools hate each other. And I mean hate each other. There is no mutual admiration shared between the Wildcats and the Cardinals or their fans. Instead, what continues to brew each year is anger and a legitimate thirst...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State Releases Clip Of Intense Oklahoma Drill During Practice

Earlier this week, Big Ten Network’s Gerry DiNardo praised Penn State for having the most physical practices he’s seen on his spring tour of the conference’s football programs. In a video put out today by GoPSUTV, fans got an inside look into a Nittany Lion practice. The team runs through an Oklahoma drill in the video that backs up DiNardo’s description of the team. New...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Arizona Bookstore Accidentally Posts Elite Eight Shirts Prior to Team’s Sweet 16 Matchup

Arizona and San Diego State play in the Sweet 16 tomorrow night. Don’t tell that to the University of Arizona online bookstore. Earlier today, the school’s bookstore was promoting “2014 Elite Eight Arizona Wildcat” t-shirts, which were being listed at $26.99 before they were taken off the site.  Arizona leaked Elite 8 shirts; https://t.co/G6fNEcxO1e pic.twitter.com/0P2H2NVrnw...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Missouri WR T.J. Moe Goes On Twitter Rant About NCAA, Unionization

mutigers.com T.J. Moe ultimately had a nice-but-unspectacular career as a wide receiver for Missouri, catching 188 balls for 2,102 yards and 11 touchdowns from 2009-12, and being named a team captain as a senior. While a little-known former wide receiver who graduated two years ago wouldn’t normally come across anyone’s newswire, Moe’s strong stance regarding a potential college...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dayton Coach Archie Miller’s Wife Morgan Could Be The Star Of The Sweet 16

Last year, it was Florida Gulf Coast coach Andy Enfield’s wife, Amanda, who stole the show during the NCAA Tournament. This year, it’s the better half of another underdog’s head man getting the celebrity treatment. Dayton head basketball coach Archie Miller’s wife, Morgan, was shown on television celebrating the Flyers’ upset victory over Syracuse, and, well, fans were...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Congressman Allen West Calls Northwestern’s Players “Sports Mercenaries” As They Attempt To Unionize

Northwestern’s football players gained a major victory today in their attempt to unionize as school employees. The players won a ruling by the National Labor Relations Board, which decided that the players were, in fact, employees, opening up a major can of worms for the NCAA.  While many have praised the players in their fight to gain the protections that are afforded with employee...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Bo Pelini And Nebraska Help Reunite A Soldier And His Wife

Military homecoming videos are always fantastic, and today Nebraska helped reunite one soldier with his wife. Sergeant Matthew Salomons and his wife are big Cornhusker fans, so staging a surprise homecoming with Bo Pelini and the Huskers football staff was a natural fit. Salomons’ wife, Becca, thought she was being given a tour of Memorial Stadium, a perfect cover for Matthew...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach K Says That He Will Be At Duke For At Least Five More Years

Mike Krzyzewski’s future at Duke is a storyline every offseason, and a first round exit to 14-seed Mercer only feeds speculation that his illustrious coaching career may be winding down. In a press conference today, Coach K refuted any notion that he may almost be done. K reiterates that he’s gonna be at Duke for at least the next 5 years. — Mark Armstrong (@ArmstrongABC11...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Izzo Tells Dan Patrick He Has No Interest In Coaching Pistons

Michigan State fans – you can breathe a sigh of relief. Well, as least for now. Head basketball coach Tom Izzo joined Dan Patrick this morning and made it clear that he has not been contacted by anyone with the Detroit Pistons and reiterated that he has “no interest” in leaving the Spartans for the NBA. He also poked a bit of fun at Wolverines fans, joking that they were probably...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Auburn Coach Tony Barbee Publicly Tweets His Credentials To FAU Fansite

Twitter has been around since 2006, but some people are still trying to figure out how to properly use the social media site. Recently-fired former Auburn head coach Tony Barbee is among those, having sent a fairly-embarrassing public tweet to an FAU Owls fansite a few days ago. FAU is looking for a new coach after Mike Jarvis announced that he was stepping down from the position...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston trolls Florida fan by signing 'Go Noles' on hat

If you’re a Florida fan and you ask Florida State’s Heisman-winning quarterback to sign your Gators hat, you probably deserve whatever happens next. Jameis Winston, who is also a member of the Seminoles baseball team, had a little bit of fun with one particular autograph Tuesday night. He signed the UF fan’s hat with “Go Noles!” and “37-7″, which is the score that FSU...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Masiello Loses South Florida Job After Lying About Kentucky Graduation On Resume

Twitter/Steve Masiello Tuesday morning, Manhattan coach Steve Masiello verbally accepted a five-year offer worth more than $5 million dollars to become the next head coach at South Florida. But by Tuesday evening, that offer was rescinded after it was discovered that Masiello had lied on his resume. Wednesday morning, ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reported that contrary to what the official...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Dayton Paper Wishes Flyers Good Luck, Spells Sweet ’16′ With Buckeyes

Ohio State fans aren’t going to live this one down for a while. The Dayton Daily News already pulled one troll-job in congratulating the hometown Flyers on their win over the Buckeyes. Now the paper continues to turn the knife in sending the Flyers off to the Memphis Regional, with this “good luck in the Sweet 16″ message: Dayton Flyers’ good luck message in Dayton Daily...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: One College Basketball Fan Claims Julius Randle Plays For The Kentucky WildCards

One college basketball “fan” managed to offend the entire state of Kentucky in one sentence. Jimmy Kimmel put together an incredible segment in which random people on the street are first asked if they’re enjoying March Madness, then asked if they can name a college basketball player. Most couldn’t even venture a guess, but one man did know of Julius Randle. Unfortunately...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Clemson Fans Rushed The Court After Beating Belmont

If you didn’t already think that college students rushing the court after important basketball victories was getting a bit overdone, perhaps tonight’s actions by Clemson Tigers fans will help convince you. Clemson supporters rushed the court after their team knocked off Belmont in the quarterfinals of the NIT. No disrespect to the Tigers or what they accomplished, but this is...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

KU’s Wayne Selden Is Having Twitter Issues, But Will Return For Sophomore Season

Even though Kansas lost its third round NCAA Tournament game this past weekend, Jayhawks fans are still going to have an interesting month ahead of them. KU boasted three of the top freshmen recruits in the country this past season, and fans simply want to know how many of them will be sticking around for year two. Tuesday afternoon, we got an answer on one – much to the delight...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp Says Billy Donovan Is Best College Coach In The Country, In Any Sport

No, Billy Donovan’s Florida Gators haven’t quite won it all quite yet, but yes, UF fans, officials and fellow coaches are very content with this situation they’ve got down in Gainesville. Earlier today, it was reported that Donovan recently received a three-year extension to stick around at Florida, a program that he’s led to two national titles, one national runner-up finish...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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