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Watch: Top Recruit Rashan Gary In Action At The Opening

There’s no better recruit at this week’s The Opening event at the Nike headquarters than Rashan Gary. The monster DT out of Paramus Catholic in New Jersey has had his way throughout one-on-ones as apparent by these video by ESPN’s Tom VanHaaren. Gary go head-to-head against five-star tackle and Texas A&M commit Greg Little: The post Watch: Top Recruit Rashan Gary...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Prospects Dazzle With Fantastic Shootout Goals At Camp

Some of the NHL’s bright young stars have been in NHL Development Camps this past week and they have brought us some incredible highlight reel goals. Carolina Hurricanes prospect Sergey Tolchinsky and New York Islanders prospect John Schiavo had the best we’ve seen so far, with Schiavo potting two ridiculous ones. You have to love the creativity of the young guys nowadays...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 College Football Games For The Upcoming Season

We’re halfway through the summer and so we thought it was a good time to take a look at the Top 10 College Football games that are on tap.10.  USC at Notre Dame – October 17th, 2015 Notre Dame and USC have one of the most historic rivalries in college football and this game in the middle of October should be a dandy. It will give us a good idea just how good Cody Kessler is...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Sends Top TE Target Neat Edit

Michigan seems to be in good shape with some of the best tight end recruits for the 2016 class. Five-star Isaac Nauta will take a visit to the Wolverines this fall while four-star Naseir Upshur has named the Wolverines his leader. Jacob Mathis, a four-star TE out of Tampa, Florida, is apparently hearing from the Michigan staff as well. Mathis shared this neat edit if his high school...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Will Get Visit From Five-Star Florida State Commit Isaac Nauta

Even though the Michigan staff really likes four-star TE Naseir Upshur, it sounds like the Wolverines will have a shot with the nation’s best tight end prospect for the 2016 class. Isaac Nauta, a current Florida State commit, will take a visit to Ann Arbor sometime this fall, Josh Newkirk of Scout.com is reporting ($). Brandenton (Fla.) IMG Academy 2016 TE Isaac Nauta says he...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Several Programs Targeting Five-Star 2016 Center Thon Maker

Five schools are reportedly going strong after five-star center Thon Maker, Jeff Borzello reports. Kentucky, Florida St. and Oklahoma State are among schools to reach out to Thon Maker since move to 2016. Arizona St., Indiana in there too. — Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) July 9, 2015 Kentucky just recently added another five-star guard to their 2016 class – Jamal Murray, can...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban On Chris Broussard’s Report: ‘Dumbest Sh*t I’ve Ever Heard’

Mark Cuban broke his internet silence following news that DeAndre Jordan wasn’t going to Dallas but instead heading back to Los Angeles by absolutely tearing into ESPN’s Chris Broussard over his reporting. Here’s the tweet from Broussard and Cuban: .@Chris_Broussard that's is the dumbest **** Ive ever heard. If you had any ethics u would msg me and I will give u his address...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Football Commit Runs 21MPH On Treadmill Wearing Training Mask

It’s clear 2016 Michigan QB commit Victor Viramontes has one heck of a work ethic.  Here’s a short video of Viramontes reaching 21mph on a treadmill while wearing an elevation training mask. 21 mph elevation mask @WINNERCIRCLECOS where animals are made 〽️ vid cred @SLUSHEE14 pic.twitter.com/XOgUUCEYzJ — Victor viramontes (@Vicious_Vic10) July 8, 2015 The post Michigan...
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Blake Griffin Won The Internet With This Tweet From DeAndre Jordan’s House

The LA Clippers are holding DeAndre Jordan hostage after the center verbally agreed to a contract with the Dallas Mavericks but is apparently having second thoughts. The below is a photo from Jordan’s house via Blake Griffin: Don't agree with the furniture layout but I'm not an interior designer. pic.twitter.com/23PNgQB88z — Blake Griffin (@blakegriffin32) July 9, 2015 Mark...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Named Third Best Player In The NFL

Tom Brady has been named the No. 3 player in the NFL Top 100 list. Brady, who led the Patriots to Super Bowl win this past season, has been ranked in the top 5 every year since 2011. "He is etched in history as one of the greatest quarterbacks." – @JJWatt #NFLTop100 pic.twitter.com/QJWsrGVhp2 — NFL Network (@nflnetwork) July 9, 2015 J.J. Watt and Aaron Rodgers were the...
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Michigan’s Donovan Peoples-Jones Takes Home Ratings Title During The Opening

Donovan Peoples-Jones, a 2017 recruit, scored the highest of any participant at The Opening’s Ratings Challenge.  While a year younger than the other competitors, Peoples-Jones, a Detroit native, was crowned scored an impressive 149.9 at the event. Drills included the 40-yard dash, vertical leap and the shuttle. An underclassman ahead of the curve. Donovan Peoples-Jones seizes...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 Michigan Commit Brandon Peters Is Quite An Athlete

Jim Harbaugh is known for wanting an athletic quarterback to run his offense. 2016 Michigan QB commit Brandon Peters apparently fits that mold. He is at The Opening this right now and put up some incredible numbers. Official numbers for Brandon Peters at The Opening. 6-4.5, 209 pounds 4.81 40 4.39 shuttle 31.5 vert Thanks to @BGI_aivins. — Brandon Brown (@BSB_Wolverine) July...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Bacari Alexander Wants Recruits To Take Notice Of Apparel Switch

Michigan AD Jim Hackett announced Tuesday that the school’s new deal with Nike will be the largest apparel deal in the country.  While the money will certainly be a plus, one of the major benefits of the Nike-Michigan deal is the fact that the basketball program will soon be sporting the Jordan brand. Assistant coach Bacari Alexander wanted to make sure recruits took notice...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Rashan Gary Planning Return Trip To Michigan?

Michigan reportedly already ‘hit a home run’ with Rashan Gary, the No. 1 player in the 2016 class, during his visit to Michigan at the end of June. According to Adam Friedman of Rivals.com, Gary will be making a return trip to Ann Arbor in August for the BBQ at the Big House event: I'm also hearing Gary and the NJ/Pa group will likely visit #Michigan for the BBQ in July @TimS_Wolverine...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving: ‘Cavs Definitely Would Have Won Championship If Everyone Was Healthy’

As you know, the Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Golden State Warriors in six games in the NBA Finals. Would the series have had a different result for Cleveland had Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love not been injured? According to the 23-year-old point guard, it certainly would have: “I’m more of the voice of reason,” Irving said while talking on The Big Podcast with Shaq. ...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Five-Star Linebacker Caleb Kelly Releases Top 7

Five-star linebacker Caleb Kelly released his top 7 schools while at The Opening on Tuesday. Kelly, ranked as the No. 18 player in the 2016 class according to the composite rankings, has Oklahoma, USC, Notre Dame, Michigan, Oregon, Stanford and Ohio State making the cut.
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Deal With Nike Is The Biggest Apparel Deal In America

Michigan interim AD Jim Hackett spoke with media Tuesday following news that Michigan was going back to Nike as its next apparel provider. According to Hackett, the Nike-Michigan deal is the biggest one in the country. Per Jim Hackett, Michigan will have the largest apparel contract in the country. All three companies offered it. — Zach Shaw (@_zachshaw) July 7, 2015 Asked...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Four-Star TE Naseir Upshur Says Two Schools Standing Out

Four-star tight end Naseir Upshur, who has previously mentioned that Michigan is his leader, told ESPN’s Tom VanHaaren at The Opening that the Wolverines and Florida State are the two teams atop his list. TE Nas Upshur says he still has his top 8 but Michigan and Florida State are at the top pic.twitter.com/1XDdLX51CY — Tom VanHaaren (@TomVH) July 7, 2015 Upshur is scheduled...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls And Aaron Brooks Agree To One-Year Deal

The Chicago Bulls have re-signed point guard Aaron Brooks to a one year deal, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports. ESPN sources say Aaron Brooks has struck a one-year deal to return to the Chicago Bulls — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 7, 2015 Brooks, who averaged 11.5 ppg. last season for Chicago, filled in quite nice for the Bulls when Derrick Rose was down with injury. The post...
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Five-Star LB Ben Davis Sports Alabama Bag To The Opening

Ben Davis, a top 20 recruit in the 2016 class, is sporting an Alabama bag on the first day of The Opening event at the Nike headquarters on Tuesday. It could be only a matter of time before Davis, ranked as the No. 4 ILB in the class, joins Alabama’s class. LB Ben Davis sporting the #Bama bag today at #TheOpening @TimWatts_BOL pic.twitter.com/XaTgQEDEhh — Luke Stampini (@LukeStampini...
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Jabrill Peppers Responds To OSU Player Ripping Michigan

After Ohio State’s Darron Lee took a shot at the Michigan football program saying that the Wolverines would ‘still suck’ even with Nike, Michigan safety Jabrill Peppers was asked about the comments on Twitter. Never cared what anybody gotta say bro lol I talk w. the pads I put on. Point blank. My focus is sept. 3rd & Utah. https://t.co/1h8jdOOHT4 — PeppyPep (@JabrillPeppers...
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Five-Star RB Anthony McFarland Jr. Seems Excited About Michigan’s Move To Nike

Five-star RB Anthony McFarland Jr. tweeted out some thoughts on news that broke Monday that Michigan was headed back to Nike. Michigan Nike now?
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors Trade David Lee To The Celtics For Gerald Wallage

David Lee has been traded from the Golden State Warriors to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Gerald Wallace. The Warriors plan to keep newcomer forward Gerald Wallace, sources told Yahoo Sports. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 7, 2015 The post Warriors Trade David Lee To The Celtics For Gerald Wallage appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Vladimir Tarasenko Signs 8-Year, $60M Deal With Blues

The St. Louis Blues have locked up arguably one of the top players in the NHL for the next eight seasons. It was announced Tuesday that the Blues have agreed to a 8-year, $60 million dollar contract with right-winger  Vladimir Tarasenko. DONE DEAL! Vladimir Tarasenko has signed an eight-year, $60 million deal. >>> http://t.co/n8FNl3QgHs #stlblues pic.twitter.com/tQg8xBzL1p...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Current Michigan Basketball/Football Players React To Nike Move

It wasn’t just top 2016 football recruits who were excited about the possibility of playing at Michigan with the swoosh. Several Michigan football and basketball players took to Twitter to shared their thoughts on the Wolverines’ new apparel deal. Just do it! #pumped — Grant Perry (@TheGrantPerry) July 6, 2015 〽️
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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