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Padres' Justin Upton slams helmet, hits teammate

By Robert Judin. The San Diego Padres have not had a season to reflect the offseason they had before the 2015 season. After acquiring Matt Kemp, Will Myers, and Justin Upton to piece together a big-name outfield, the Padres’ 56-62 record is good enough to slot them into fourth place in the National League West. The Padres’ also picked up Upton’s older brother, Melvin Upton...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Linebacker Sticks Hand Inside Cow’s Stomach On Farm Field Trip

The Mississippi State Bulldogs took a little field trip to a farm on Sunday instead of holding a traditional practice — like most teams do during Fall camp. But things took a weird turn when freshman linebacker Gerri Green stuck his hand inside a cow’s stomach. It appears he pulls out a hand full of partially digested grass, too. It’s not the best sight in the world. Gerri...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Four-star QB Ricky Town transferring from USC Trojans

By Robert Judin. Ricky Town’s time with the USC Trojans lasted about as long as the flavor in a piece of chewing gum. The four-star quarterback in the class of 2015 enrolled early at USC on Jan. 18. Now, he’s been granted his release from the program by head coach Steve Sarkisian and will seek a transfer Town was the No. 5 overall quarterback in the recruiting class. Breaking...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Florida Gator Michael Frazier II Signs With Los Angeles Lakers

Michael Frazier II was two wins away from having a national championship ring when the Florida Gators, led by Billy Donovan, lost to Connecticut in the Final Four two years ago. After a disappointing season last year, Frazier decided to leave Florida as a junior to pursue a career in the NBA. After playing with the Golden State Warriors in the 2015 NBA Summer League, Frazier will...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Sends Backpacks To Texas Football Players

Kevin Durant has a lot of things to worry about right now. He needs to find a way to help the Oklahoma City Thunder get to the next level. It wasn’t too long ago that Durant and Russell Westbrook had the Thunder competing in the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat. Now, the team looks a little different. Scott Brooks has been replaced by former Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Percy Harvin: Former Seattle teammates "acting like kids"

By Eddy Almaguer. When the Seattle Seahawks traded away wide receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets for a conditional drft pick in October of last year, it was met with surprise. Soon, the details started leaking out. Harvin had physical run-ins with Golden Tate, would not get along with star quarterback Russell Wilson and made Seahawks receivers feel threatened, according...
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Ohio State Makes A Music Video Out Of Packed Media Day

When you’re the reigning college football champion that’s also picked to repeat this season and you have the most intriguing quarterback battle in the sport, you’re going to get a lot of people flocking to your media day. Though it’s hard to believe with all the OSU news in recent weeks, today is the official media day for the team, and a lot of people showed up. So much...
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Tim Tebow Rushes For Touchdown In Philadelphia Eagles Debut

It’s been about two years since we’ve last seen him break into the end zone, but Tim Tebow had a pretty successful debut with the Philadelphia Eagles — all things considered of course. Tebow completed 6-of-12 passes for 69 yards and rushed for a touchdown from seven yards out. He loves that read option. Touchdown. @TimTebow. #TebowTime #INDvsPHI http://t.co/5wCSUul1aA —...
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Vanderbilt Football Unveils New Jerseys For 2015

The 2015 college football season is sure to have its fair share of surprises. The Vanderbilt Commodores are trying to be one of those surprises in the Southeastern Conference. The Commodores finished 3-9 and in last place in the SEC last season. Derek Mason has been trying to recruit his tail off to build a winning squad for Vanderbilt as he goes into his second season. But you can...
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Tennessee Freshman DT Is Wrecking OL In Practice

Butch Jones knew he was getting a premiere talent when five-star recruit Kahlil McKenzie announced he would be playing at least the next three years of his football career with the Tennessee Volunteers. McKenzie was ranked as the No. 2 overall defensive tackle and the No. 6 overall player in the 2015 recruiting class. If there’s one thing we know about playing in the Southeastern...
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WATCH: Karl-Anthony Towns and Kevin Spacey get cozy

By Eddy Almaguer One of the perks of being one of the best players in an NBA rookie class is some of the celebrity meet and greets at social events and talk shows. On Friday’s episode of The Tonight Show, No.1 draft pick Karl-Anthony Towns made a cameo appearance during the “Phone Booth” sketch. The premise is simple. There are two phone booths, each with a contestant inside...
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Alabama Wide Receiver Avoids Serious Knee Injury

You can exhale, Alabama fans. On Saturday, it was reported that redshirt sophomore Robert Foster injured his knee in a scrimmage. Any time you hear “injured” and “knee” in the same sentence, you brace for the worst. Thankfully, Foster is in the clear, according to AL.com. The sprained knee Alabama wide receiver Robert Foster suffered during the Tide’s scrimmage Saturday...
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Tennessee using virtual reality to break down film

By Robert Judin Imagine you’re Joshua Dobbs, the starting quarterback for the Tennessee Volunteers. Let’s say you’re coming off a bad game where you threw an interception that you had no idea how you didn’t see that linebacker drifting over into the zone. You head to practice to break down film, but instead of watching it up on a drop-down screen, you can put yourself back...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford Indefinitely Suspends Likely Starting Wide Receiver

Stanford fans are not going to pleased with the latest news out of Cardinal camp. One of the teams top receiving threats this season has indefinitely been suspended. Discouraging signs at Stanford — receiver Michael Rector suspended and the right side of the O Line muddled: http://t.co/ADsAfkpIuE — Ken Goe (@KenGoe) August 16, 2015 There’s no word on what forced Head Coach...
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VIDEO: Florida Gators Football Unveils Indoor Practice Facility

The Florida Gators’ football team is undergoing a massive reconstruction with new head coach Jim McElwain. McElwain and his staff have been recruiting tirelessly for the past few months, and now Gators fans actually have some semblance of hope for the near future. But in spite of the fact that Will Muschamp had Florida one game away from competing for a national championship just...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Auburn Lands Fourth-Best Small Forward In Country

Auburn Head Coach Bruce Pearl woke up Sunday morning with a big smile on his face. Why? Source: Mustapha Heron, a five-star wing, has committed to Bruce Pearl and Auburn. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) August 16, 2015 According to 247sports.com, the 6-foot-5 17 year old is the 23rd best prospect in the class of 2016. He was fielding offers from Kentucky, Mississippi St., and...
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Steelers Linebacker Is Upset His Sons Received Participation Trophies

Note to all youth leagues rostering Steelers James Harrison’s sons: do not give them participation trophies. On Saturday, the linebacker took to Instagram to vent about the two participation trophies his 6- and 8-year-old sons received, and he was not happy about it and demanded they are returned. I came home to find out that my boys received two trophies for nothing...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Draws 40,000 To Open Practice

If you had any doubt that Tennessee fans were anxious to see some live football, you can put your worries to rest. Fans packed Neyland Stadium Saturday night as Head Coach Butch Jones continued his tradition of opening one August practice to fans. A whopping 40,000 packed the seats of the 100,000+ capacity stadium, and Jones was grateful. 40,000 for a PRACTICE, enough said!!! Thank...
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Brewers Minor Leaguer Becomes First Openly Gay Active Pro Baseball Player

While games were underway on Saturday night, history was made as the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel broke the story of David Denson, the Brewers minor leaguer who came out and became the first openly gay active pro baseball player in history. It was Denson himself, with the help of former Major Leaguer Billy Bean who is MLB’s Ambassador for Inclusion and an openly gay man, who reached...
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Former Baylor Linebacker Trolls TCU Waitress

Last season’s showdown between Baylor and TCU was one of the greatest college games in recent memory. The Bears erased a 21-point deficit in the final 11 minutes to stun TCU in a 61-58 victory. It’s no secret that anyone affiliated with Baylor is going to want to trump that to any Frog fans out there. Former Baylor linebacker Eddie Lackey is definitely one of those people. ...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Reporter Pranks Ohio State’s Darron Lee

We know you have an opinion on Ohio State’s quarterback battle between junior Cardale Jones and sophomore J.T Barrett. Both are currently vying to take the opening snap against Virginia Tech on Sept.7. On Saturday, a reporter decided to prank linebacker Darron Lee and ask him who he thinks should be the QB…while Jones was right behind him. Good Answer @DLeeMG8! #GoBucks @CJ12_...
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A Baseball Player Injured His Teammate In the Dumbest Way Possible

Baseball has had its fair share of dumb injuries over the years. In 2010, reliever Francisco Rodriguez injured his hand by punching his father-in-law. In 2004, feared slugger Sammy Sosa sneezed and sprained his back. Now we have another to join the ranks. On Saturday night, after getting tagged out in a rundown play, San Diego Padres outfielder Justin Upton trudged back to the dugout...
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Jameis Winston Picked Off In NFL Debut

Jameis Winston is being trusted to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers back to a respectable level in the NFL. The task isn’t as daunting as you might think it is. The Bucs are in the NFC South, a division riddled with mediocrity during the past few seasons, and Winston has some pretty decent weapons around him. Vincent Jackson is no slouch. The guy is still a physical freak and can...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer Removes Another Freshman’s Black Stripe

The Ohio State Buckeyes are filled with a lot great players. A lot of them entered college football as highly touted prospects. Some of them came in with five stars and felt like they were on top of the world. Others had four stars, and a lot more had less than that as high school recruits. But regardless of how many stars you were given as a high school recruit, when you play for...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Saban waiting for starting quarterback to emerge

By Robert Judin Look, if you learn nothing else while playing for Nick Saban, know that you never, ever want to make him upset. The guy is not someone you want to anger. Right now, though, there’s more than just one guy upsetting Saban ... it's all of the team's quarterbacks. With the starting quarterback job essentially up for grabs, Saban has been waiting for someone to take...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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