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UCF Paying Hundreds Of Thousands To Assistant Coach Not Promoted To Top Spot

While most of the attention is being paid to the coaching search involving the Miami Hurricanes, another FBS program in the Sunshine State is looking for a new leader after UCF head coach George O’Leary quit in the middle of a winless season. As it turns out, the decision to not promote their offensive coordinator to the top spot was a costly one: UCF will pay offensive coordinator...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Butch Davis wants to return to coach Miami

If anyone knows about the struggles of trying to rebuild the Miami Hurricanes football program, it is former head coach Butch Davis. For six seasons, he was the man in Coral Gables … but the first three of them were times to forget, including a losing season for the first time since the late 1970s. Davis would get it turned around, leaving for the NFL after the 2000 season after...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Semi-Finalists Announced For Jim Thorpe Award As Top Defensive Back

Over the past three decades, the Jim Thorpe Award has been one of the most prestigious trophies inc college football … handed out annually to the nation’s top defensive back. Names like Deion Sanders, Charles Woodson, Patrick Peterson and so many more have brought home the trophy as the game’s best. Monday, the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, who hands out the award, announced...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Players Troll Ohio State Buckeyes, Teammate During Introductions

We’ve all heard it for years: when an Ohio State Buckeyes alum is introduced during a football game, they make sure to emphasize that it is THE Ohio State University that they attended. It’s something many of them hold sacred. Members of the Carolina Panthers used their Sunday Night nationally televised game as the perfect time to troll teammate and OSU grad Kurt Thomas about...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Miami Player May Be Front Runner To Become Hurricanes’ Coach

The dust has cleared on the campus of the University of Miami, and now the team has begun the search for the next permanent head football coach. On Sunday, Al Golden was fired in the middle of his fifth season with the Hurricanes, just hours after the team lost 58-0 to Clemson, the worst loss in school history. One of the leading names that keeps coming up as a possible replacement...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Carolina Panthers Stay Undefeated, Hold Off Philadelphia Eagles

Entering Sunday’s action in the NFL, five teams remained undefeated (the most this late in the season since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970). As the bulk of the league’s game are complete, there are still five undefeated teams. While several teams were on the bye week, the Carolina Panthers were in action and had a hard fought game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The star of the...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Seminoles Football Review: Game Seven vs. Georgia Tech

It was going to happen sooner or later. The Florida State Seminoles had been living on borrowed time for much of the 2015 season. For six games prior, FSU was able to overcome early mistakes and slow play to stay unbeaten. Then, one night in Atlanta, Georgia would change everything and send the hopes of the ‘Noles to make it back to the college football playoff crashing back to...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Four-star receiver decommits from Miami after Al Golden's firing

Unlike another recruit who committed to Miami after the school’s worst loss in history, another recruit decided to step away from the Hurricanes after the firing of Head Coach Al Golden. pic.twitter.com/rCKdhjOZhw — AR15 (@AhmmonR2) October 25, 2015 Miami fired Golden a day after losing 58-0 to Clemson. It’s not unusual to see change in recruitment status after such a...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Greg Hardy storms off, nearly fights own team

After surrendering the decisive 100-yard kick return touchdown to rival New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy was fuming. In a video caught from the press box as the Cowboys huddled, Hardy was seen slapping teammates off and shoving another. Greg Hardy pic.twitter.com/cZVkdXORFm — Jon Machota (@jonmachota) October 25, 2015 It looks like he shoved a coach...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: New York Giants Take Lead With 100-Yard Return Against Dallas Cowboys

When New York Giants receiver Dwayne Harris took the field against his former team, the Dallas Cowboys, you had to assume he was going to give that extra 10 percent. In the fourth quarter, he gave a lot more than that. Dwayne Harris… ARE YOU KIDDING? #DALvsNYG https://t.co/imcBPeIOLx — NFL (@NFL) October 25, 2015 The 100-yard return put the Giants back on top 27-20 in an...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Miami Fires Head Coach Al Golden

On Saturday, the Miami Hurricanes suffered the worst loss in school history, falling 58-0 to Clemson. It’s a loss few thought Head Coach Al Golden would survive and it has officially forced the hand of the University of Miami. Miami’s Athletic Director Blake James announced on Sunday that the school fired Golden, ending his five-year tenure with the Canes. Through Hurricane...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Amari Cooper Makes Chargers’ Defenders Look Silly On Touchdown

Oakland Raiders receiver Amari Cooper is having another breakout game against the San Diego Chargers and his 52-yard touchdown in the second quarter might be the crowning moment of the day. .@AmariCooper9 takes the entire defense on a field trip to the skate park. #ACDC #OAKvsSD https://t.co/X7bUmo3ahG — NFL (@NFL) October 25, 2015 Cooper made Chargers safety Jimmy Wilson look...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami May Have Poached FSU Recruit Despite Embarrassing Loss

You’d think that if the Miami Hurricanes hosted any recruits on Saturday when Clemson blew them out 58-0 in South Florida, the recruits would have run, not walked, out of Sun Life Stadium. Well, for four-star linebacker Vandarius Cowan the exact opposite happened. Cowan, verbally committed to FSU, made an announcement Sunday afternoon on his Twitter account. pic.twitter.com...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

UCF Head Coach Steps Down After 0-8 Start

The pain of opening the season 0-8 was apparently too much for long-time UCF Head Coach George O’Leary. According to multiple reports, O’Leary is resigning a day after getting blown out 59-10 by #21 Houston. According to the Orlando Sentinel, QB coach Danny Barrett will take over as the interim coach. O’Leary, 69, finished his 12-year tenure with the Knights as the second winningest...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Texans’ Arian Foster Out For The Season

When time ran out in the first half at Sun Life Stadium today, Houston Texans players craned their neck and say the scoreboard read ’42-0′ in favor of the Miami Dolphins. In one half, the Texans defense allowed Miami to score the most points they ever have in the last 12 years. Houston fans thought it couldn’t get any worse. Wrong. In the second half, it got exponentially...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEOS: Top Highlights From NFL Week Seven’s Early Games

From Detroit to Nashville and Kansas City to Foxboro, the NFL action was hot and heavy during the early games in week seven of the NFL season. Here’s some of the top plays from those games. In Detroit, it was a battle of the stars as the Lions’ Calvin Johnson went up between three Minnesota Vikings defenders to come down with the catch just short of the goal line: 3 defenders...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Todd Gurley Showcases Skills, Scores First NFL Touchdown

When the St. Louis Rams selected Todd Gurley in the first round of this year’s NFL Draft, they envisioned plenty of times over his career when he would make it into the end zone for a touchdown. You have to start somewhere, and Gurley finally got his first career touchdown in the pros in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns: This… is the first TD...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tim Tebow Shows Skills On Basketball Court, Sinks Half Court Shot

There is no doubt that Tim Tebow is one of the most athletic people to step on a college football field in the last few decades. What he didn’t have in arm strength at times, Tebow made up for in drive and toughness. So it should be no surprise that Tebow’s athleticism can carry over to other sports. While in Tuscaloosa, Alabama this weekend (where the SEC Network show he commentates...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Coach, Former Executive Flip Saunders Dies At 60

Tragic news from the world of professional basketball, as Flip Saunders, who was in his second stint as the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in August, passed away Sunday morning. He was 60 years old. Doctors considered (the cancer) “very treatable and curable,” and Saunders at the time said he planned to remain the Timberwolves’...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Top 25 Poll Sees Several Changes After Week Eight Games

Unlike their friends over at the coaches poll, the writers and media members who make up the AP Top 25 poll made several changes after seeing what took place in week eight of the college football season. The big winner is the Clemson Tigers, who jumped into the top five after a blowout win over Miami. Utah and Florida State, the two teams that saw themselves upset on the road, fell...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Defensive Back Returns Interception For Touchdown In Second Straight Game

Saturday, the Clemson Tigers came into Sun Life Stadium and destroyed the Miami Hurricanes to the tune of 58-0. On Sunday, it looks like another blowout inside the building … only this time, it’s the home team that is taking care of business. The Miami Dolphins, continuing their hot play from last week’s win over the Tennessee Titans, jumped out to a 21-0 lead after one quarter...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jameis Winston Throws Beautiful Touchdown Pass For Bucs Against Washington

Going into the team’s bye week, there were some questions about how Jameis Winston would do in the “second half” of the season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If the first drive of Sunday’s game against Washington is any indication, he’ll be just fine. The top draft pick from Florida State connected with Mike Evans on a gorgeous 40 yard touchdown pass to open the scoring...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dolphins Receiver Makes Defenders Miss For Amazing Touchdown

As the Miami Dolphins took the field for their first home game under interim coach Dan Campbell, there were many who thought the team might not be able to match the intensity they showed last week against Tennessee. As it turns out, they have shown even more just 15 minutes into the game. The Dolphins’ offense seems to be clicking on all cylinders, led by wide receiver Jarvis Landry...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Coaches Top 25 Poll Sees Little Movement After Week Eight

With several upsets in games involving top ten ranked teams, there was a thought that there would be plenty of movement in this week’s edition of the coaches poll. As it turns out, the top teams, for the most part, stayed the same or moved up ever so slightly. Ohio State continues to lead the polls, followed by Baylor and TCU … while LSU and Michigan State flip flopped from last...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars Give Up Big Lead, Come Back Late To Beat Bills

After one half of football, it looked as if the Jacksonville Jaguars were going to run away with things overseas as they took on the Buffalo Bills. Things aren’t always as they seem, as the Bills scored 28 unanswered points, with the exclamation point being a interception returned for a touchdown to put Buffalo up 31-27: This pick-6 makes it 28 unanswered for the @buffalobills...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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