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VIDEO: Steelers Use Last Second Touchdown To Defeat Chargers

It all came down to one play at the end of Monday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the San Diego Chargers. With the Chargers up by three with just five seconds to play, the Steelers had the ball from inside the one yard line. Stop the play and San Diego wins, simple as that. The Steelers did what any good team would do just feet from the end zone: hand the ball off to...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday’s Thoughts: The ‘Paying College Athletes’ Debate Begins Again

Shortly before 4 PM on Saturday afternoon, the collective breath of the entire state of Georgia was held when Nick Chubb, the stud running back for the beloved Bulldogs, went down with what look initially to be a devastating leg injury. Reports have since come out that he did not tear his ACL, but did suffer injuries to multiple ligaments that will more than likely keep him out for...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Pick Six Breathes Life Into Steelers And Chargers Game

Through nearly three quarters of the Pittsburgh Steelers and San Diego Chargers showdown on Monday Night Football, it had been a snooze fest. Both teams combined for meager 10 points after nearly 42 minutes of game time with the Chargers leading 7-3. But with three minutes left in the third quarter, Steelers defensive back Antwon Blake decided to liven up Heinz Field. When the...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter Reacts To Steve Spurrier’s Retirement

News broke late Monday night that South Carolina Head Coach Steve Spurrier is retiring immediately, and naturally, thousands took to Twitter to express their thoughts. Spurrier, known to be one of the friendliest media personalities in the game, got a lot of love from media members. No one brought the swag like Steve Spurrier to a team and a news conference. The HBC is a legend...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina’s Steve Spurrier Retires Immediately

Steve Spurrier, the longtime college football coach currently at South Carolina is retiring, according to Sports Illustrated. Spurrier, 70, has coached the Gamecocks for the last 11 years and enjoyed success. But over the last two years, the program has been in decline. In 2014, the team went 7-6 and things have gotten worse in 2015 as South Carolina sits with a 2-4 record, with...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. San Diego Chargers Betting Odds

Week five of the NFL season concludes with a Monday Night showdown in San Diego as the Chargers host Michael Vick and the Pittsburgh Steelers. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the game, BetDSI has released the odds. The video below previews the betting action.
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

USC’s Turmoil Affecting Future Recruits

Amid the storm of bad PR that’s surrounding USC right now after it fired Head Coach Steve Sarkisian, one lesser thought of effect is slowly unfolding. With the future of the program up in the air, recruits, both committed and interested, are slowly distancing themselves from the program. USC has the top Pac-12 class of 2016 according to 247 sports. On Sunday, five-star linebacker...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Cardale Jones Open To New Quarterback Plan

On Saturday, you may have caught a preview of how the Ohio State quarterback position is going to be handled from here on out. Against Maryland, “named” starter Cardale Jones threw for a season-high 291 yards and a 75% completion rate with two touchdowns. When the Buckeyes got into the Terrapins’ red zone, Ohio State Head Coach Urban Meyer put in J.T. Barrett to finish the...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Terry Bradshaw Rips Into Greg Hardy On Live TV

The return of Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy has spawned some severe criticism on both the Cowboys and the NFL. Hardy, who played Sunday after a four-game suspension to start the league, was convicted last July of assaulting and threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend. However, after the victim did not show to court, the case was dismissed. An initial 10-game suspension was...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Miami, FSU Fans Brawl Before Football Game

Rivalry games are an awesome time for fanbases. You get extra passionate, you come out in droves to support your team and win or lose, you do it with a whole lot of energy. Sometimes, though, all that energy gets used for the wrong reasons. Before Saturday’s Miami/FSU football game even kicked off, there was a pretty substantial fight breaking out between fans of the schools...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Grier’s Suspension Spawns The “Gatoroid” Meme

Gatorade, the sports energy drink, has become so commonplace in sports today that often people forget where it was created. Take a look at the name. Gator-ade. Created in the University of Florida in the 60s to ‘aid’ the Gators, it was a success and the rest is history. After news broke on Monday about Florida QB Will Grier’s suspension for testing positive for a PED, the...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Governor Of Texas Dooms Houston Astros With Preemptive Tweet

The saying “it ain’t over ’till it’s over” found its poster child on Monday. The Houston Astros, an underdog team that no one expected to make the playoffs in 2015, were up 2-1 in a best of five series against the Kansas City Royals. With a chance to advance to the American League Championship Series with one more win, the Astros were up 6-2 in the 7th inning. According...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

USC Terminates Steve Sarkisian As Head Football Coach

It was a move that wasn’t all that surprising, but the USC Trojans have made a decision about their head football coaching spot. As it turns out, the leave of absence handed down to Steve Sarkisian will become permanent, the school announced in a statement released by athletic director Pat Haden: “After careful consideration of what is in the best interest of the university...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Football Review: Game Six vs. Missouri

It wasn’t pretty, it wasn’t as fun as the Ole Miss game or the Tennessee ending, and there wasn’t much to be said afterwards—but once again, the Florida Gators defense bent but didn’t break in a 21-3 road victory over the Missouri Tigers to avenge embarrassing losses in 2013 and 2014 to the Tigers. Let’s take a closer look.
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: LSU Head Coach Gives Columbus Day Message During Presser

Across the country, plenty of people are enjoying the Columbus Day holiday in a variety of fashions. Some are studying up on the reason for the holiday while others are out boozing it up on a boat. Others, such as myself and LSU head football coach Les Miles, are working today. Miles decided that since he was going to be in the office today, he was going to address what the holiday...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

ACC, SEC Announce Kickoff Times For Week Eight Games

As the college football season prepares for a Week Seven slate of games that will have a major say on the race for the playoff (including two huge games in the SEC), the ACC and SEC are giving their fans a heads up as to the schedule for games the following weekend. The ACC releases the times and TV networks for many of their games being played the weekend of October 24th. Two games...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina Writer Pens Thank You Letter To LSU Following Game

It was nowhere near the ideal situation for anyone associated with the South Carolina Gamecocks football team, but things turned out pretty well as the school played a “home” football game against the LSU Tigers Saturday in Baton Rouge. The Tigers went out of their way to make it feel like the game was being played in Columbia, SC … from free food and discounted tickets for...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Head Coach Talks Treon Harris, Showdown Against LSU During Monday Presser

It wasn’t how Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain wanted to start his week of preparing for a huge showdown of SEC unbeaten teams against the LSU Tigers, but the news of quarterback Will Grier being suspended for the rest of the year due to failing a PED test took over much of the coach’s regularly scheduled Monday press conference. After plenty of questions regarding the...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Head Coach Talks Team Growth, Game Vs. Louisville During Presser

It was another heart stopping game between the Florida State Seminoles and the Miami Hurricanes this past weekend … and when it was all said and done, the ‘Noles got the 29-24 win for their sixth straight victory in the series and stayed undefeated for the 2015 season. This weekend, FSU has another home ACC contest against the Louisville Cardinals. During his scheduled Monday...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter Explodes After Gators’ Quarterback Suspended Following PED Test

The news was shocking for both Florida Gators fans and the world of college football. Will Grier, who led the team to a 6-0 record and a ranking of eight in the polls as one of the surprise teams this season, will miss at least the rest of the 2015 season after being suspended due to a failed drug test. Across social media, the news was met with shock, disappointment, support for...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Quarterback Suspended For Remainder Of 2015 Season

Heading into a huge SEC match up against the LSU Tigers this weekend, the Florida Gators football team got some shocking news as Will Grier will be suspended for at least the remainder of the 2015 season after he reportedly tested positive for a performance enhancing drug: Reports: Florida to suspend QB Will Grier for using performance enhancing drugs http://t.co/Ydh5wSZVXo pic...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Bulldogs Release Statement On Nick Chubb’s Injury

In the early part of Saturday’s game against the Tennessee Volunteers, everything else seemed to take a backseat to the health of Georgia Bulldogs running back Nick Chubb. It was an ugly hit that looked like it might not just end the rest of his 2015 season, but maybe his entire career. Just one day after Chubb’s mother posted a Facebook message updating her son’s condition...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Arkansas Coach Flops To Get Penalty Called Against Opponent

If there is any coach that has alienated more people this year than Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema, I’d like to meet them. The head hog hasn’t been able to keep his mouth shut all year and has been the butt of jokes while making plenty of enemies. On Saturday, it was his actions that spoke louder than his words. During another loss (this time to SEC West foe Alabama), Bielema...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Trolls ESPN Over ‘Top 11’ Tweet Following Release Of Current Poll

For all the times ESPN tries to run away from accusations that they are biased toward one conference (the SEC), little things seem to come back and bite them. Last week, the network’s SportsCenter twitter account put up the recently released AP college football poll … except instead of just putting up the top ten teams like normal, they put up the “Top 11” which happened...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

California Passes Bill Banning ‘Redskins’ Nickname From High School Teams

The debate continues to rage over the use of the nickname “redskins” by athletic teams. While the professional football team in Washington D.C. that uses the term has said they won’t entertain changing the name, some colleges and high schools have made the change from using the term as a mascot. Now, one state is going a step further and making it against the law: California...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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