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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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Marlins Man Gives Up World Series Seat to God Bless America Singer

((ht: ftw.usatoday.com))Nice....If you've been watching this years World Series, chances are you've seen "Marlins Man" aka attorney Laurence Leavy sitting behind home plate in his orange Miami Marlins gear.Mind you the Marlins are not playing in said World Series.Leavy has been taking heat for sitting behind home plate with the Kansas City Royals going so far as...
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Seattle Area H.S Offers Division Title to Grieving Marysville-Pilchuck

((ht: seattletimes.com))Great tragedy for some often brings out the best in others.Which in the world of Sports often happens in strange and different ways.On Friday, the students of Seattle area Marysville-Pilchuck High School had their worlds rocked when a freshman football player walked into the school cafeteria and began shooting, killing one student and injuring 4 others before...
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PGA Prez Fired for Calling Poulter "Little Girl"

Oh boy...or girl. Haha!Sorry for the bad jokes folks, just waking up to do the morning roundup.Late Friday, the PGA of America removed Ted Bishop as their president after Bishop tweeted that PGA pro Ian Poulter was a "Little Girl" and then followed it up with a Facebook post bashing Poulter by saying he sounded like a "Little Girl squealing at recess"...The exchange...
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ICYMI: Oregon Outscores Cal in Friday Night CFB

((ht: foxsports.com))This would be the reason why though we like Oregon, we don't think IF they make the College Football playoff, they'll last very long.On the strength of 5 TD passes by quarterback Marcus Mariota, the Oregon Ducks outscored Cal 59-41 Friday night moving them to 7-1 on the season, 4-1 in the Pac 12.The game featured 1150 yards of offense and 21 penalties...
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Things You Can't Unsee: Tom Izzo in Full KISS Makeup

((ht: btn.com))Okay, so it appears this year, College Basketball coaches around America are trying to one up each other.Quite honestly, we didn't think anything could top Tubby Smith, dressed as Shaft, driving into the Texas Tech gym on a motorcycle and then wiping out could be topped.But we may have been wrong.Check out Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo.Not only did he...
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Caterham Can Skip US Grand Prix To Find New Owners

((HT: FIA/Sky Sports))Let's face it...The situation at Caterham's F1 team is a mess-and-a-half...The old owner says the new owners are responsible for paying the bills. The new owners are saying the old owner never turned over the keys to the kingdom. As a result, Formula One Major Domo Bernie Ecclestone has given permission for the team to miss the next two races while they...
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Adam Sandler Tells Conan O'Brien About Meeting Shaquille O'Neal's Penis

((ht: teamcoco.com))Yeah, sorry this may or may not be family friendly depending on your perspective about things.But it's really, really funny.Check out this interview/joke from Conan O'Brien's show. O'Brien is talking to Adam Sandler about former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal. And Conan's people decided to animate the conversation.For real. It's actually...
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Little League Coach Fined and Suspended for 8-Year Old's TD

((ht: cbs46.com))When is an interception return for a touchdown in the 4th quarter of a game costly?When it happens in a little league game where there is a mercy rule and the TD return exceeded it.That's what happened over the weekend in Lawrenceville, Georgia. The Lawrenceville Black Knights were beating Collins Hill 32-0, when 8-year old Elijah Burrell intercepted a pass and...
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Could Mack Brown Take SMU Job?

((ht: dallasnews.com))Huh? Sure, $4 million is a lot of money to coach a football team, but SMU? Why would you put yourself through that?According to a report in Friday mornings Dallas Morning News, SMU is floating a $4 million a year offer to former University of Texas head coach Mack Brown to take over the team.Brown is currently a College Football analyst/coach-in-waiting at ESPN...
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ICYMI: Miami Embarrasses Sloppy Va. Tech

It wasn't exactly a prime time performance for the Virginia Tech Hokies at home.The University of Miami came into Lane Stadium Thursday night and pounded the hapless Hokies 30-6 behind Duke Johnson's 249 yards rushing and 2 TD's.Va.Tech fumbled on their first three possessions of the 2nd half, already down 24-0, which means they pretty much never had a chance.Really there...
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Josh Childress With the Nasty Flying Elbow

Yeesh! We always wondered what happened to former Atlanta Hawk and Phoenix Suns player Josh Childress. Or the NBA player formerly known as the guy with Kid in Play's hair.A few years ago Childress took a big money offer and left the NBA to play in we believe Greece.Well, Josh appears to be working his way around the globe as he's now in Australia's National Basketball...
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OSG High: Another School FB Season Canceled From Hazing

((HT: MyFoxPhilly))The HQ told you last week about the Sayreville (NJ) program that had its season yanked out from under itself because of a massive hazing situation by senior leaders upon freshman players.Now, a program in suburban Philadelphia is following suit.Central Bucks (PA) West High is marching through those same steps on the eve of Homecoming. Their varsity and junior varsity...
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Bruce Pearl Crashes Lecture Hall at Auburn: Complete With Entrance Music

((ht: cbssports.com))Anything to get a butt in a seat, right?We give nothing but props to new Auburn basketball coach Bruce Pearl, he is a master at drumming up grass roots support for his teams.He proved it with some crazy ideas when he was at Tennessee which included going shirtless and painting himself orange.Pearl didn't do that at Auburn--yet.He's got his work cut out...
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The Dirty Dozen and Bottom of The Barrel: Who's With Me?

No, despite there only being four undefeated teams, it ain't over yet--We're about to hit the homestretch in the College Football season...otherwise known as November. And there are still plenty of hurdles even the undefeated teams will have to clear. We know that the SEC West appears to be the best conference in all the land, but will any of those teams have enough left...
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Really? Fresno State Hoopster Drains 5 Straight Half Court Shots

((ht: cbssports.com))Okay, dropping 5 straight shots from half court in Basketball is not as easy as Fresno State guard Cezar Guerrero makes it look.Really, it isn't.Check out what happened Tuesday night as Guerrero (the small speck at half court shooting to the left basket on video) was messing around on the court
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BASTA Sports: World Series Breakdown: The Royals Tie Things Up

By: Apurv BaichwalTalk about reversing trends. After everything went so well yesterday for the Giants, they had the exact opposite results today. Instead of winning 7-1, like they did yesterday, they instead lost 7-2 today, mainly due to rookie Hunter Strickland not being able to pitch well. This loss also marked the Giants first World Series loss in seven games. The game also was...
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A Cool Hockey Moment On A Rough Day

((HT: NHL on NBCSN))If you have been following the news today, Canada took a major blow with someone who wanted to make a statement by opening fire on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. One reservist was killed and a shooter was as well.A lockdown was just lifted on the Hill. The Prime Minister has spoken words of encouragement. Come tomorrow, the world up north will be very different.Hockey...
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Investigation: UNC Has Paper Classes That Are Paper Tigers

((HT: ABC11 Raleigh))The HQ saw them and took part in them in our college days...There was always the class that was an easy, athlete class that was supposed to be an easy "A."For us it was things like Family and Child Development, Geology, Theatre, and Freshman-level Public Speaking in our senior year. We know of athletes that took correspondence classes to stay eligible...
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Tuesday Night Football: La-Lafayette Beats Ark. State in Bizzare Game

((ht: espn.com))Just having a game on a Tuesday night is weird enough. Seeing the highlights of the Lousiana-Lafayette vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves game, was flat out bizarre.The Ragin Cajuns got the 55-40 win, but the strange plays were everywhere. Red Wolves RB Michael Gordon scored on a 70-yard TD run in the 2nd quarter--but only after being wrestled to the ground near the line...
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University of Texas to Pay Athletes $10,000

((ht: dallasnews.com))Oh boy.Some college athletic director had to break the ice...or at least just come out publicly and say it. And as it turns out, apparently University of Texas AD Steve Patterson is that guy.Patterson spoke at a Washington D.C panel to discuss the changing landscape of College Sports on Tuesday. He said his school is prepared to pay players $10,000 each per...
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Awesome: A Minnesota Timberwolves 90210 Mashup

((ht: cbssports.com))This is absolutely one of the funniest things you will see all day. Though we are not yet sure if that's intentional or not.Check out this really well edited video that combines the Minnesota Timberwolves media day and highlights mixed with highlights from the early 1990's TV Show Beverley Hills 90210.And yeah, in case you are wondering, most of the guys...
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B.A.S.T.A World Series Game 1 Breakdown: Giants Feast on Royals Pitching

By: Apurv BaichwalToday’s game marked the beginning of a World Series that should be a close one, filled with long, gruesome, nail-biters. This series is supposed to be a battle between the two best teams in baseball, and for this reason the games should be tight to the very end. This year, the World Series should be even more legendary, because both of the teams came into the...
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UGA Moves To Get Todd Gurley Eligible Again

The University of Georgia will file paperwork Wednesday to ask the NCAA to reinstate suspended star tailback Todd Gurley.The school released a statement that said; "Todd has confirmed his desire to seek reinstatement and the University fully supports Todd's request. The University plans to file the necessary paperwork with the NCAA later today (Wed.)"Gurley has been...
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BASTA: Five Reasons the Royals Have No Chance in the Fall Classic

((HT: BASTA/Ben Leonard))The Giants and Royals meet in the 110th edition of the Fall Classic, with Game One starting at 5:07 PST on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. The recent legacies of these two franchises could not be any more different. The Giants are in their third World Series in five years, while Kansas City has been a marker of futility, with this year marking...
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