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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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Football Coach Fired for Postgame Watermelon Smashing

((ht: postandcourier.com))A Charleston, South Carolina area football coach was fired Tuesday morning after what the County School district termed "inappropriate post game celebrations".Bud Walpole, the now former coach at Academic Magnet school is alleged to have led a celebration that involved smashing watermelons which the players then picked up and ate. Someone apparently...
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Tennessee Gets Silly About the Return of Lane Kiffin

Oh boy, we're laughing hysterically and yet and the same time shaking our heads at the reactions of people in at least the eastern part of Tennessee as they prepare to greet their former head coach and current Alabama assistant Lane Kiffin.The Tennessee Vols and the 4th ranked Alabama Crimson Tide square off Saturday in a game that the Tide likely will win...and win handily.But...
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Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To Prison

((ht: cbsnews.com))So it appears that former double amputee and Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius will spend time in jail for the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.Pistorius was sentenced to 5-years for the shooting incident which was termed by the judge as "gross negligence".However...Pistorius's lawyer says that the former Olympian is expected to serve 10 months...
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Whoa! Boxer Gets Mad and Pummels Referee

((ht: biglead.com))This isn't exactly something you see everyday. Though it is Croatian Youth Boxing.Check out what happened at the end of this boxing match at the European Youth Boxing Championship in Zagreb.Vido Loncar and Algirdas Baniulis were going at it and Baniulis got the win. After the ref declares the winner, Loncar, who was in his corner walks over to the ref and drops...
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OSG High: The Dark Side Of High School Football And The Art Of The Appeal

((HT: WSAV-TV))Kids transfer...It's a part of high school existence and, even moreso, high school athletics.Parents of athletes, and the athletes themselves, want to make sure that these days their opportunities are "maximized." If you can move, and move successfully, then maybe your chances to improve your place are magnified.The case of former Savannah (GA) Country...
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Autograph Dealer In Gurley Investigation Claiming Harassment

((HT: MyFoxAtlanta))A Gator fan complaining about how Georgia Bulldogs fans are responding with him at the center of an investigation implicating (allegedly) one of their own...The prized running back Todd Gurley who has, apparently, signed his collegiate life away by being very sloppy is now and forever a victim in his fans' eyes. Now northwest Georgia memorabilia dealer Bryan...
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Jimbo Fisher Does Not Like Jameis Winston Questions, Then He Answers Them Anyway...

((HT: al.com, Crenshaw/Lost Letterman))This is what the HQ calls an interview that is cut short...The All-In head coach was supposed to speak to Birmingham's Monday Morning Quarterback Club.The HQ has no idea why Fisher would think that questions would be about other things besides what is in and around his program that have happened recently. But Fisher got hot under the collar...
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Ken Sparks Ties Bear Bryant

((HT: Carson Newman their own selves))And the HQ knows what you're wondering if you're not a big fan of college football that's not Division I...Sparks is the coach of the Carson-Newman D2 juggernaut and his team beat Tusculum this past weekend...Evidence below...With that win, Sparks got his 323rd career win as a head coach and ties him for 5th all-time...Here's...
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QB Catches TD Pass From Himself

((HT: North Greenville/Lost Letterman))The HQ has seen this before, but it's still pretty cool when it goes down...Like last year with Nick Marshall...So, we have our new example... North Greenville University QB Nelson Hughes.Against Mars Hill University on Saturday Hughes pulled this off for a 47-yard score, but NGU lost to Mars Hill 30-27Still cool, though...
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Surprise: Will Muschamp Still Coaching at Florida for Now

It wasn't exactly a ringing vote of confidence, but it wasn't "We've decided to head in another direction" either.University of Florida Athletic Director Jeremy Foley issued a statement Monday afternoon saying that among other things; "At the beginning of the season, we said we would evaluate the season as it played out. We will continue to do so. Our sole...
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Uh--Minnesota Wants You To "Do The Gopher" With Iggy Azalea and Caddyshack Gopher

Um...yeah, we are a bit sleep deprived these days, so when we saw this video, we thought we were either hallucinating or left a broadcast of Caddyshack on TV.But alas, our mind was not playing tricks on us.Check out this odd video produced by the Minnesota Golden Gophers athletic department.It's essentially a short music video called "Do the Gopher". And the video not...
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Yes Please: Dikembe Mutombo Wants To Get Involved in Buying Atlanta Hawks

((ht: ajc.com))This would be the best thing ever....According to a report from the Atlanta Journal Constitution this morning, former Atlanta Hawks center Dikembe Mutombo is meeting with a group of Atlanta investors who have expressed interest in purchasing all of or majority interest in the NBA's Atlanta Hawks.Read the story from AJC.com RIGHT HEREThis would be the best thing...
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Awww: Peyton Manning Keep Away Was Planned

((ht: deadspin.com))Aw heck, this kinda takes a little of the fun out of it.If you weren't watching last night, in the midst of the Denver Broncos 42-17 destruction of the San Francisco 49ers, during the game, Peyton Manning broke the record for most TD passes of all time. That record was previously 508 and held by Brett Favre.In fact he added to it by throwing 4 TD's in...
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And Now Sean Payton Loses His Cool...

((HT: The Big Lead/WVUE/@TylerBouldin))Sean Payton has every right to be bent out of shape over how the Detroit Lions scored twice in the last 4:30 and came from behind to beat Payton's New Orleans Saints.So, this happened in the Payton presser when someone asked a questionYeah, it was a game they should have won and that is what happens more than not...The frustration levels...
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OSG Prem: Liverpool Escapes QPR With A Win

((HT: NBCSN/Beanyman Sports/BBCSport))And the HQ means "escapes..."In a game that was, mainly, Liverpool coasting against an inferior side in Queen's Park Rangers the last few minutes were stuff that was edge-of-the-seat madness really...Two own goals...??? Really...??? Really...Your browser does not support iframes.QPR manager Harry Redknapp exposed a big flaw of his...
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LenDale White Doesn't Like Pat Haden Now, Either...

((HT: Larry Brown Sports))Former USC running back LenDale White has made no secret through his very vocal Twitter feed that he is not a fan of the administration at his alma mater and some of their coaching in the past few games...White wanted to have USC fire defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox after the near melt-down in the close win last week against Arizona (28-26).That anger...
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The Hypocrisy Of Postgame Comments From Tallahassee

((HT: gifdsports Vine/Larry Brown Sports))FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher is running heavy on either hubris or silliness or both these days...After the win over Notre Dame, these were his words to Tom Rinaldi...((HT: ESPN))Pardon the HQ a bit if we laugh out ooud at the assessment...But the more interesting part of the dynamic was on display before the interview itself, but the HQ is...
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ICYMI: Alabama Sends Message, Destroys Texas A&M

You shouldn't like Nick Saban when he's angry. For that matter, you probably shouldn't make Nick Saban angry.Just a week after Saban went ballistic on everyone questioning how good his Alabama team was after barely beating Arkansas, the Tide took out a bit of frustration against an overwhelmed Texas A&M team.The final score: 59-0. And it wasn't that close. It...
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ICYMI: West Va. Gets Big Win vs. Baylor

((ht: foxsports.com))It wasn't pretty. But it was a win and Dana Holgersen and the West Virginia Mountaineers will gladly celebrate beating the alleged #4 team in the country.West By-Gawd took down the Baylor Bears 41-27 in Morgantown Saturday in a game that featured 18-penalties against Baylor. The win threw the Big 9 (12) title race into chaos...It also featured Mountaineer...
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