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What we learned from week two of the college football season

Week 2 of the college football season is in the books. Here’s what we learned. J Will: South Carolina may have found their quarterback With Connor Shaw sitting out due to a shoulder injury, backup quarterback Dylan Thompson threw for 330 yards and 3 TDs in a win against East Carolina. Thompson isn’t the runner that Shaw is but he is the better passer and that’s the only way...
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Here are Washington Nationals rookies dressed in U.S. gymnastics leotards

After Sunday’s 8-0 loss to the Marlins, the Washington Nationals boarded the train for a trip to New York to take on the Mets. While the Nationals’ veterans were able to board the train wearing whatever they would normally wear, Nationals’ rookies could not. Instead, they were forced to wear U.S. gymnastics leotards for the train ride from D.C. to New York. The photos popped...
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Cincinnati trumpet player tumbles on the way to the field, forced to fake playing trumpet

So apparently, the Cincinnati band makes a habit of running out of the stands onto the field to play a few tunes before the game. Which is fine and all until someone falls on their way to the field. That’s exactly what happened to the trumpet player you see above. As you can see, the poor fella is missing his mouthpiece so he’s pretending to play. And he has to pretend because...
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September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Potential bench-clearing brawl between Nationals and Cubs turned into a bench-clearing shoving match

Benches cleared after Cubs pitcher Lendy Castillo threw inside on Bryce Harper. But once teams gathered on the diamond, all they were able to muster was a little yapping and shoving. Things seemed to have calmed down when more yapping and shoving broke out at first base. Meanwhile Nationals announcers are going on and on about the Cubs “throwing at a teenager” and wondering...
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September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

So apparently, Rajon Rondo will be working as a GQ intern during Fashion Week

So appears that Rajon Rondo will be an intern with GQ during Fashion Week. And if you’re wondering why GQ would ever choose Rondo as an intern to cover anything related to fashion, well the photo above is the answer. You see, the ensemble that Rondo is wearing is what the fashion world calls, “fashion forward”. While you’re laughing at those stripes, the fashion world is...
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Mathias Kiwanuka: “I haven’t been held this much since I was a baby”

Most level-headed observers of Wednesday night’s season opening game between the Giants and the Cowboys would say that the replacement referees did a pretty good job. And though, they’ve had their issues here and there, it would be tough to argue that they had impacted the game in a negative way. But there is one aspect of their job that Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka says...
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell has passed away

Former Ravens and Browns owner Art Modell died of natural causes late Thursday at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Modell was an integral part in helping build the NFL into the money making machine it is today, but he will be forever remembered by Browns fans for infamously moving the franchise to Baltimore after the 1995 season. Here’s the statement released by Modell’s son...
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Nick Saban would appreciate it if the media would stop writing that Alabama is a good football team

After Alabama beat Michigan 41-14, one would think that Nick Saban would be in good spirits. But alas, he’s not. Not because of anything his team is or isn’t doing. But because the media has showered his program with praise. And that, for someone reason, doesn’t make Saban a happy camper. The post Nick Saban would appreciate it if the media would stop writing that Alabama...
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Jason Witten reportedly offered to sign a waiver that would allow him to play in season opener

The chances of Jason Witten playing in tonight’s season opener against the Giants are slim. But that hasn’t stopped Witten from doing everything in his power to somehow get on the field. Witten did not make the trip with the team to New York because he is recovering from an injured spleen. Witten is officially listed as a game-time decision, but he badly wants to be activated...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Billy Gillispie is most likely done, so let’s reminisce about the time Gregg Doyel wrote that Gillispie is the ‘only’ choice for Kentucky

Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports wrote a scathing piece about how current Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie has mistreated pretty much everyone he has come in contact with in Lubbock. The piece gives a detailed account of allegations that will seemingly destroy Gillispie’s coaching career. And if even a portion of Goodman’s allegations are true, Gillispie deserves all that it coming...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech fans steal the ‘T’ from Lane Stadium sign

Most Georgia Tech fans left Lane Stadium on Monday night with the empty feeling fans get after a close loss. But it appears that at least one Tech fan left with a little more. The photo above showed up on Only At Tech’s Facebook page celebrating a Tech fan stealing the ‘T’ from the Lane Stadium sign. Of course, the comments are littered with Tech fans lauding the theft until...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Power Rankings: Week 1

The NFL season finally kicks off tonight with a matchup between the Cowboys and the Giants. But before things get underway, let’s look at our NFL power rankings heading into week 1. 1. New York Giants The Giants are the defending Super Bowl champions so they’ll start off in the top spot. 2. Green Bay Packers Aaron Rodgers is still the quarterback and he still has ample weapons...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss
ONLY THE BEGINNING...

Sandusky scandal cost Penn St. $17M

According to reports, Penn State has spent nearly $17 million on legal fees, consultants and public relations firms due to the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Mathias Kiwanuka thinks Jason Pierre-Paul could be a “30-sack guy”

Jason Pierre-Paul put up monster numbers last season- 86 tackles and 16½ sacks. But believe it or not, he thinks he’s only reached 50% of his potential. Now, it’s one thing when a player recognizes that he still has room to improve. In fact, if anyone should recognize that, it should be the player themselves. But it’s another when teammates acknowledge that even after the...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

The front page of the New York Post tells you all you need to know about the Jets and the Giants

It’s going to be a long season for Jets fans. And the folks at the New York Post are going to love every minute of it. The post The front page of the New York Post tells you all you need to know about the Jets and the Giants first appeared on No Guts, No Glory.
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Jim Kelly has no idea why the Jets brought in Tim Tebow

Yet another former NFL player was critical of the New York Jets’ decision to trade for Tim Tebow. And where did this former NFL player do his criticizing? You guessed it, the Boomer and Carton show. We’ve chronicled how a couple days after Boomer Esaison caught some flak for his comments that “he would cut Tebow”, Howie Long showed up on the Boomer and Carton show saying...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

President Obama says his campaign is like the Miami Heat, Mitt Romney’s is like Jeremy Lin

From the New York Times comes an analogy by President Obama that sports fans can appreciate. According to an aide, Obama described the difference between his campaign and Mitt Romney’s this way: No matter what moves Mr. Romney made, the president said, he and his team were going to cut him off and block him at every turn. “We’re the Miami Heat, and he’s Jeremy Lin,” Mr...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Texas A&M billboard pops up in Gainesville just in time for Saturday’s game

It’s clear that Texas A&M fans are excited to be playing their first SEC game in Gainesville against the Florida Gator on Saturday. They are so excited that someone (who is not affiliated with the university according to Texas A&M) decided to introduce their favorite school to the good folks in Gainesville by way of a billboard at the intersection of 13th Street and 53rd...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss
SECOND CHANCES

Recently jailed player back at USC

Lane Kiffin reinstated linebacker Simione Vehikite, who was released from jail last week, and his return to the team was at the expense of a walk-on player's scholarship.

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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

What we learned from week one of the college football season

Week 1 of the college football season is in the books. Let’s see what we learned besides the fact that Franco Harris was allowed to have a Joe Paterno cardboard cutout in his luxury box. Alabama is still on top Many people, us included, believed that Alabama was going to take a step back due to the players they lost. This was supposed to be a down year for this team. But after...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Kevin Kolb took not winning starting job in Arizona ‘like a pro’

Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced on Friday that John Skelton had beaten out Kevin Kolb for the Cardinals’ starting quarterback job for Week 1. While both players never really distanced themselves from the other during the competition, Whisenhunt had to choose one of them. So while Skelton can now move forward and readying himself for the regular season opener...
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Tennessee fan dies after falling from upper deck at Georgia Dome

A 20-year-old Tennessee fan named Isaac Grubb died Friday night after falling from the upper deck during the Tennessee-North Carolina State game at the Georgia Dome. According to witnesses, Grubb was cheering Tennessee’s second touchdown in the game when he fell 35 feet from the first row of the upper deck. Grubb was rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital where he later died. Grubb...
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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Kiffin ending visitor's walk-thrus

Lane Kiffin will no longer allow opposing teams to have walk-throughs at the Coliseum. See what his reason is for making the move.

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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Vivica Fox made her presence felt at the US Open

Venus Williams was ousted in the 2nd round of the US Open Thursday night by sixth-seeded Angelique Kerber in three sets, 6-2, 5-7, 7-5. While Williams was undoubtedly disappointed with her performance, German reporters in attendance were much more disappointed in the antics of Williams’ supporter Vivica Fox. Fox was routinely cheered and challenged calls much to the dismay of reporters...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Kent State’s Andre Parker scoops up a fumble, runs the wrong way

There’s nothing better for a defensive player than to be able to not only recover a fumble, but to scoop it up and take it in for a score. On the flipside, there’s nothing worse for a defensive player than to scoop up a fumble and run the wrong way. And that’s what happened Thursday night when Kent State’s Andre Parker scooped up a fumble on a punt return and returned it...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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