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By Larry Brown An unbelievable photo purportedly from the opening coin toss of the National Championship Game Monday went viral, but it turns out that photo was a fake and just an advertisement by Nike. The photo shows a completely clear look at the coin along with players from both Ohio State and Oregon looking up as the coin flips through the air. The photo went viral with help...
Mike Riley had the perfect reaction to Oregon’s opening drive in the National Championship Game Monday. The Ducks had an 11-play, 75-yard drive in 2:39 to go up 7-0 to start the game. Their pace and ability to move the ball with ease left spectators dumbfounded. Riley, who is currently the Nebraska coach following 12...Read More
Ezekiel Elliot knew that after scoring on a 33-yard touchdown run in the first quarter of the National Championship Game Monday night that the photographers would be all over him snapping pictures. So what did he do after his impressive score? He walked right up to them, held his hands out like he was holding...Read More
Football is a family affair for the Meyers. When Urban decided to take a break from coaching after his successful stint at Florida, he said he wanted to spend time with his family. When he decided to return to coaching, his family had him sign a contract with several points outlined, such as him taking...Read More
Ohio State sophomore defensive end Joey Bosa is one of the best defensive linemen in the country. The guy also has a sack celebration that will resonate with the young folks. After getting a sack in September against Cincinnati, Bosa did the shrug. Ohio State fan site Eleven Warriors captured a photo and tweeted it...Read More
ESPN will be running its “Megacast” for the National Championship Game between Oregon and Ohio State once again, giving viewers many different ways to experience the game. Here are all the TV options: ESPN – will air the traditional telecast featuring announcers Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit, with Heather Cox and Tom Rinaldi as reporters...Read More
By Larry Brown Sports Jack Del Rio becoming the next head coach of the Oakland Raiders sounds like a strong possibility. Del Rio, who recently was let go as defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos, has already interviewed once for the Raiders head coaching vacancy. ESPN’s Adam Schefter says he is headed to Oakland Monday for his second interview with the team. They were...
By Larry Brown John Fox is out of a job in Denver but says he wants to continue his NFL coaching career. With him on the market, things have changed for teams with head coaching vacancies. After all, Fox has led two separate teams to the Super Bowl and has had success in two different places — Denver and Carolina. He is experienced and proven. He is a strong candidate. And speculation...
By Steve DelVecchio The news on Monday that John Fox and the Denver Broncos have decided to part ways came as somewhat of a shock to the sports world, and it seems like some players within the team’s own locker room were just as surprised. Shortly after it was confirmed that Fox will no longer be coaching in Denver, Broncos players took to Twitter to react to the change. They...
The Denver Broncos and John Fox announced Monday that they are “mutually parting ways,” which came as a shock to most. Fox won his division all four years as head coach and had pretty strong success in Denver, though the team went 1-and-done in the playoffs two of the four seasons. Check out the reaction...Read More
John Fox and the Denver Broncos have agreed to part ways, according to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports. Glazer first reported on Sunday that there was a legitimate chance Fox could become available if the Broncos lost to the Indianapolis Colts and were eliminated from the playoffs. While many took that to mean the Broncos were considering firing Fox, it seems more likely that it was Fox’s...
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is ready to take on the Indianapolis Colts for the AFC Championship on Sunday. More importantly, so is his Facebook page. Whoeever runs Brady’s Facebook page has done a masterful job this season. Brady even uncharacteristically trolls opponents once in a while, which is what many are saying he...Read More
By Steve DelVecchio Former Miami Dolphins running back Rob Konrad shared some chilling details on Monday of his fight for survival after he fell out of his boat off the coast of Florida last week. Konrad, who swam nine miles to shore and spent roughly 16 hours in the water, was found by the Coast Guard on Thursday morning. During a chat with reporters on Monday, Konrad revealed...
Where did one of the most hated men in the National Football League come up with the idea to use four offensive linemen and declare his pass-catching running back an ineligible receiver? From one of the most hated men in college football, of course. Bill Belichick and Nick Saban are good friends. In his latest...Read More
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning did not look like himself in a playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. A torn leg muscle will do that to you. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Manning played the final month of the season with a torn quad muscle in his right leg. He reportedly suffered...Read More
Rick Reilly made a pretty clever joke about Peyton Manning on Twitter during Sunday’s Denver Broncos-Indianapolis Colts game, but was it original? The person who tweeted it just minutes before Reilly doesn’t seem to think so. At 5:54 p.m., the Twitter-famous @PFTCommenter cracked the following joke: Mannings so good at overthrows maybe we shoud send...Read More
By Steve DelVecchio Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday fell victim to a rule that likely needs to be tweaked before next season. Anyone with any common sense could tell you that Bryant made a spectacular catch on 4th-and-2, controlled the ball and tried to stretch for the goal line as he was hitting the ground. The play was ruled a catch on the field but overturned by replay...
Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper was supposed to begin the 2015 MLB season as a married man, but it doesn’t look that that is going to happen. If social media is any indication, Harper and his longtime girlfriend Kayla Varner may have broken up. Harper and Varner were engaged. They had been together for more...Read More
By Steve DelVecchio Prior to the Denver Broncos’ loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported that John Fox could wind up looking for a new job if Denver loses. Now that we have seen the result, could that come to fruition? According to Mike Klis of The Denver Post, several league sources claim the Broncos never discussed firing Fox prior to...
By Steve DelVecchio Peyton Manning has choked numerous times in the playoffs throughout his career. Sunday was not one of those times. The Denver Broncos quarterback simply couldn’t make the throws. Peyton didn’t panic with the game on the line and throw a costly interception — he just never stood a chance. And judging by what one player told Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com...
Rod Marinelli helped lead a big turnaround for the Cowboys’ defense this season, and it looks like he will be taking his act to Tampa Bay. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio says it is expected that Marinelli will join the Buccaneers and become their new defensive coordinator. Coaching Tampa Bay would reunite Marinelli with Lovie...Read More
Peyton Manning was not the same player we are used to seeing in the Broncos’ home loss to the Colts in the playoffs on Sunday. Manning struggled to throw ordinary passes as he went 26-of-46 for 211 yards, a touchdown and no interceptions. His arm strength has declined over the years, but it was noticeably...Read More
If Ohio State wins the national championship game on Monday, the Buckeyes will receive the trophy and rings that go along with it. Ahead of their matchup against Oregon, the football team received a gift from one of the program’s biggest supporters. LeBron James provided Ohio State’s football team with the above pictured Beats by...Read More
An officials review led to a would-be catch by Dez Bryant on fourth down being overturned late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game between the Cowboys and Packers. The reception would have put Dallas in prime position to take the lead and, perhaps, go on to victory. A few members of the Lions, who...Read More
If Jameis Winston’s Instagram account is to be believed, John O’Korn is transferring to Texas. Winston posted on Instagram Sunday about attending a Joel Osteen church service along with O’Korn. Here is what he wrote as part of his caption: “S/O to my dawg @johnokorn5 the next great QB at the University of Texas!” O’Korn...Read More
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