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The Dirty Dozen and Bottom of the Barrel: Truth!

And the truth is, we've hit the College Football Playoff rankings time.Let's just say, the way overhyped first edition left more than a few observers scratching their collective heads.Okay, maybe not all of us.Our point is; that's not going to be how they finish. No way. Too many rivalry games. All the SEC West teams still play one another. And TCU still has to play Kansas...
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Arkansas Has Heisman Fun With Sebastian Tretola

((ht: footballscoop.com))Fat Guy Heisman! Stat!We are always appreciative when an athletic department and football players have a little fun with their images.Applause to the University of Arkansas athletic video department for producing a Heisman promotional video for 350 lb, Offensive Lineman Sebastian Tretola.In case you are wondering who he is:Yeah...The folks in Fayetteville...
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World Series Recap: Madison Bumgarner Wins The World Series

Giants Win World Series For Third Time In Five Years; Bumgarner Is MVPBy: Apurv BaichwalThe Giants have been known as the Torture since 2010. They always seem to string games and series out to the very end, and they possess an uncanny ability to put themselves in the worst positions yet still win. After being shutout and completely dominated 10-0 yesterday, the Giants came back strong...
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Op-Ed: Brother J-Hart Discusses Todd Gurley

((HT: WJBF-TV))FOSG John Hart is a sports guy-turned news anchor in Augusta, Georgia...And, as part of La Familia, the HQ runs a public service for those of you who miss it when he revs up the opinion section of his newscast...He did... and discussed his alma mater and their troubled running back...Post by John Hart.Frankly, we feel the same way about Jameis Winston- except that...
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OSG High: Tennessee's First-Ever Women's Head Football Coach

((HT: WSMV-TV))We first got the attention of this story in the espnw piece by Ashley ScobyBut, circling back and checking out the best season Pickett County High has had in a handful of seasons, the HQ figured we would go back to the beginning.Brittney Garner was named head coach for the Bobcats when they let her predecessor go over the summer. The bottom line was that Garner was...
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OSG High: Seahawks Open Practice Facility For Marysville-Pilchuck

((HT: KIRO-TV))This was a class move...With a community still reeling from a school shooting last week, the Seattle Seahawks and head coach Pete Carroll decided to do something really cool.He invited the school directly affected and the team that was supposed to be their opponent for a region title over to the team's facility to practice and just hang out for a little while....
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BASTA: Royals Slaughter Giants To Earn Game 7

((HT: BASTA/Apurv Baichwal))Ouch.Today’s game was bad, and there’s really not too much to be said about it. The Giants got shutout 10-0, in Game Six of the World Series. Fortunately, they were up 3-2 before today, so today’s game can simply be forgotten.Peavy had a pretty awful day by statistics, as he only lasted 1.1 innings, and he gave up five earned runs on six hits and...
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NCAA: Todd Gurley Has to Sit Two More Games

Oh boy...If you thought the Georgia natives were restless over the suspension of star RB Todd Gurley before, they are even less thrilled now.The overlords at the NCAA announced Wednesday morning Gurley will have to sit for two more games, making his suspension a 4-game suspension.He would be eligible to return November 15th against Auburn.The NCAA said Gurley, who appeared to have...
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Tsarnaev Friend Found Guilty Of Lying To Investigators

((HT: MyFoxBoston))If you haven't heard the name Robel Phillipos, you probably need to file it away as someone you need to know about...After six days of deliberating, Robel Phillipos, a friend of the Tsarnaev brothers, was found guilty on both counts of lying to investigators about being in Dzokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room while two other friends removed a backpack containing...
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Former NBA Star Blaylock Gets 15-Year Jail Sentence for Vehicular Homicide

((ht: ajc.com))Former NBA All-Star Mookie Blaylock pleaded guilty to Vehicular Homicide and other minor charges in a metro Atlanta area courtroom Monday afternoon.The charges stem from a May 2013 traffic accident south of Atlanta when he crashed into a car driven by Monica Murphy who died on the scene. Blaylock, who was also seriously injured in the crash, agreed to a plea deal with...
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Police: FSU RB Being Investigated for Domestic Battery

The strange world surrounding Florida State University continues to swirl on the heels of a statement by Tallahassee police that star RB Karlos Williams is being investigated for possible domestic battery."The Tallahassee Police Department is currently working an alleged domestic battery involving Karlos Williams. TPD received the case on Saturday night, October 25th, 2014 and...
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San Jose Sharks and Anaheim Ducks Square Off in Line Brawl

Oh boy, in the world of hockey fights, this was a pretty big one.While you still often see fights in the NHL, you don't often see them involve just about everyone on the ice when one starts.Yet that is exactly what happened Sunday night during the San Jose Sharks vs. Anaheim Ducks game in Anaheim Sunday night.It began with John Scott flying off the bench and attacking Tim Jackman...
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ICYMI: NY Jets With Worst Trick Play Ever

Folks, the New York Jets are a crappy football team. Despite their near constant presence on the Sports TV wrap-up shows, they are a bad football team. They don't have nor have they earned the right to have that much coverage. Nobody outside New York...and maybe not even there based on a recent Facebook poll cares anything about them.That all being said, this is visual proof...
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BASTA Breaks Down SF Giants Win: Bumgarner Masterful As Giants Capitalize on Royals’ Miscue

By: Apurv BaichwalMadison Bumgarner has carried the Giants through this season, and he has been especially essential during this postseason. He has risen through the ranks of Cy Young winners Tim Lincecum, Jake Peavy, and Matt Cain to feature himself as the ace of the rotation. He is only 25 years old, yet he is pitching in his third World Series already. His composure and poise...
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DEVELOPING: Cards Taveras Dies In Car Crash

((HT: 120Sports))Sad news out of the Dominican Republic...120 is reporting that St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras has reportedly died in a car crash in his native country.“Obviously, we have deep condolences to his family. We are still waiting for more details before issuing a full statement,” said Cardinals GM John Mozeliak, via MLB.com’s Jen Langosch (on Twitter...
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Scott Hartnell Does Not Like Jordan Nolan

((HT: NESN/647 Hockey Vids))Scott Hartnell is no fan of Jordan Nolan and the LA Kings in their early contest today with Columbus...The HQ will stipulate that Nolan is a pest. It is something he is very good at...Like today...Watch for it...The HQ suspects there may be a talking-to from Messrs. Pronger and Shanahan for both Nolan and Hartnell.But, regardless of the numbers, stick...
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Sunday Morning NFL: Falcons Snatch Defeat From Jaws of Victory

So...NFL fans got a rare treat on October 26th, a 9:30 a.m wakeup football game featuring the Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions playing in London.And...well, suffice to say at least the Lions fans were happy about it.Detroit got a last second, 2nd attempt at a game-winning field goal by Matt Prater to squeak out a 22-21 win over Atlanta.Somehow after a penalty, the Lions lined up...
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OSG Prem: Russell Brand Celebrates West Ham Win In A Very Russell Brand Way

((HT: Beanyman Sports/BPL/BT Sport))Russell Brand was a busy fan yesterday...For those of you unaware, the comedian is a big West Ham United fan. And when the Hammers knocked off Manchester City yesterday, it was a reason for great Brand-celebrating...Like in the post-match interview room with West Ham manager Sam AllardyceAnd with his dad, Ron, on live television...How very Russell Brand...
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Murray State Sees You, TCU, And Raises... 86 In A Win

((HT: Murray State Athletics))The last time the HQ saw Murray State head coach Chris Hatcher was a few years back when he was having ups and downs in Statesboro, Georgia at Georgia Southern. Now, he has taken his high-powered, heavy-speed offense to Murray, Kentucky as the head coach of the OVC's Murray State Racers.Yesterday, Murray hosted Kentucky Wesleyan and did what Hatch...
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ICYMI: Fat Guy TD Pass To Another Fat Guy

((HT: TodaysTHV.com/KTHV))The HQ thinks we have a record... fattest pitch-and-catch combo for a TD in the Ess-E-CeeSebastian Tretola's TD pass in the Arkansas win over UAB kinda looks like a rub-your-nose-in-it moment against the Blazers...But, it's at the minute mark in the highlights brought to you by Mary Dunleavy and her cast of ex-HogsLong snapper Alan D'Appollonio...
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Bill Murray Intros Sunday Morning NFL Because Of Course He Does

Bill Murray is awesome.Granted we don't know him personally, but he just exists on this alternate, dry humor plane where everything is living life to it's fullest, doing what you want to do kind of dali-lama-ish existence where he just drops wisdom upon us all.Check out the intro he did Sunday morning to kick off FOXSports's coverage of the Atlanta Falcons/Detroit Lions...
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Morning Roundup: Brian Stow Says Play Ball as Giants Rout Royals

((ht: mlb.com))With all the college football action Saturday, you may have missed game 4 of the World Series.And if you did, you missed another great game in a series that may not be highly rated on TV, but has been genuinely fun to watch.The San Francisco Giants rallied from an early 4-1 deficit, to come back and beat the Kansas City Royals 11-4.The game featured the Giants hammering...
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Morning Roundup: TCU Drops 82 on Texas Tech

((ht: foxsports.com))Whoa! 82 points? That's more than the Texas Christian basketball team scored in all but one game last season.But that's exactly how many points the Horned Frogs scored Saturday afternoon against Texas Tech winning 82-27.Trevone Boykin, who may be the best quarterback you've never heard of threw for 433 yards and 7 TD's...yes, 7 TD's for TCU...
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Morning Roundup: LSU Takes Down Ole Miss in Bizarre Finish

Usually it's LSU that ends up with the bizarre and strange Les Miles-ish type finish. But not on Saturday night.#24 LSU upset #3 Ole Miss after one of the strangest finishes this season.The Tigers were up by 3, 10-7 with less than 2 minutes to go when Ole Miss got the ball. All Rebel QB Bo Wallace had to do was get the ball downfield far enough to get at least a field goal to...
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OSG High: Football Coach Meets Birth Mother After 40 Years

((HT: 11Alive.com))Talk about a half time celebration...Tucker (GA) coach Robby Gilbert was in for a shock of shocks at the end of halftime last night...A coach the HQ has covered for a while got to close a quest and begin a new chapter in his life at the same time...Jon Shirek tells a great story...
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