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Reports: Embattle Michigan A.D Brandon to Resign

((ht: espn.com))According to a report by Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com, University of Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon is set to resign the job Friday afternoon.Which, based on the hate and vitriol spewing from Ann Arbor these days--is likely the cause for celebration.Brandon has taken a lot of heat for the abysmal performance of the football team and some off...and on the field...
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Videobomb Alert: Creepy Eyebrow Guy at FSU Game

((ht: sbnationcom))We just wanted to share this because it's perfect for Halloween.Check out the post game Sam Ponder/Jimbo Fisher interview after Thursday nights Florida State win over Louisville.You can't miss him. (Said with raised eyebrows)Slide into your DMs like sup http://t.co/sHvP1EpkVO https://t.co/r4BArE46Sy— Brian Floyd (@BrianMFloyd) October 31, 2014
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Division II Cal U. Cancels Game After Players Arrested

((ht: deadspin.com/kdka))California University, a Division II College Football team near Pittsburgh, PA cancelled their game this Saturday vs. Gannon University after 5 Cal players were arrested and charged after attacking a man at a bar.Witnesses told TV station KDKA and police the players jumped the victim outside Spuds restaurant. They then allegedly beat the man so severely he...
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Morning Wrap: FSU Gets Comeback W vs. Louisville

((ht: espn.com))It wasn't pretty.But pretty doesn't matter as long as you are undefeated and have nothing but teams you should beat left on your schedule.The Florida State Seminoles overcame a 21 point deficit Thursday night at Louisville and came back to beat the Cards 42-31.The game was somewhat of an offensive shootout, 1000 yards of offense between the two teams. FSU...
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Georgia Southern's Win Streak Is 6, But Who Will Coach Troy?

((HT: College Football Talk/The Coastal Source))We discussed earlier in the week just how successful Georgia Southern has been in their first Sun Belt Conference-Division I season- doing it the right way in developing a football program.They took care of Troy 42-10 last night and took their win streak to six.CFT has the numbers on the win:Georgia Southern, the top-ranked FBS rushing...
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Derek Boogaard's Dad Goes Public

((HT: Sportsnet))There's a new book out on the troubled life of NHL enforcer Derek Boogaard- the HQ encourages picking it up...The Boogey Man's dad, Len, went on "Prime Time Sports" for the first time to discuss what he thinks happened to his son through the eyes of the National Hockey League...Bottom line- he thinks his son's problems, mounting as he continued...
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Willie Fritz And Guerilla Marketing

((HT: Georgia Southern their own selves))When Willie Fritz left San Houston State for Georgia Southern, some folks thought he was crazy...They were right...Out of the blocks, Fritz has them contending for a Sun Belt Conference title (which they can't claim) and has Brother Phil beside himself with Division I football glee...Doing it the right way will do that when you're...
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New LA MLS Team Has 22 Owners

Yay! Los Angeles still has no NFL team, but in 2017, they'll have Major League Soccer.And...if all of the owners attend a home game, they are guaranteed great attendance---ha!---just kidding.Seriously though, the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) really does have 22 owners. They range from Magic Johnson, who owns half of L.A to Mia Hamm and her husband Nomar. Tony Robbins (the...
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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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