Aug 31

Team USA holds Finland to 2-point quarter, dominates FIBA World Cup opener

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No one gave Finland much chance to challenge the United States in Saturday’s opener of the FIBA World Cup of Basketball in Bilbao, Spain. Yet it’s doubtful that anyone expected the domination to reach such an extreme so early in an extremely comfortable 114-55 win. After an already impressive 31-16 first quarter in which Finland …

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Aug 31

The Sports Bank.net: Ohio State Buckeyes show plenty of vulnerability vs. Navy

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The Ohio State Buckeyes opened their 2014 regular season against the Navy Midshipmen in Baltimore, MD. The game pitted the Buckeyes, who lost star quarterback and Heisman hopeful Braxton Miller for the season with a shoulder injury, against the Middies triple-option offensive attack, an offensive scheme that is difficult to plan for and play against …

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Aug 31

The Sports Bank.net: Michigan State, East Division, class of B1G after week 1

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Michigan State is the class of the Big Ten East division, and the East is the strongest of the two divisions. That’s what the B1G punditocracy was saying all summer long. Week one did nothing to prove otherwise. Nebraska and Michigan won big, and there are teams to watch out for. Especially since Ohio State …

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Aug 28

Fantasy Football Overdose: How Many Games Will Johnny Manziel Start for the Browns This Season

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After the first preseason game, it seemed as though the QB battle for the Cleveland Browns was tied. Both Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer are in pursuit of the starting role, but neither have found an edge over the other. Because of that, I believe that it will be Johnny Manziel who ends up taking …

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Aug 25

2014 NCAA SWAMI – Week One

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While this is a competition, remember to keep it fun for all playing. For those of you new to Swami, a little background, to the seasoned vets get your Swami game faces on. 1. Picks MUST be in BEFORE kickoff of the first game. If a game is on a Thursday and your picks are …

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Aug 25

2014 NFL SWAMI – Week One

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While this is a competition, remember to keep it fun for all playing. For those of you new to Swami, a little background, to the seasoned vets get your Swami game faces on. 1. Picks MUST be in BEFORE kickoff of the first Sunday Game. Since the NFL is playing games on EVERY Thursday Night, …

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Aug 21

he Sports Bank.net: EXCLUSIVE: NFL Legend Deion Sanders Previews 2014 Season

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It’s fitting that the NFL Network has both Deion Sanders and Michael Irvin as part of their on-air talent roster. Both of these phenomenal athletes helped define what today’s NFL truly is with their physical talents and outsized personalities. Sanders and Irvin (the exclusive with him is coming tomorrow, it will be posted in a …

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Aug 21

No Guts, No Glory: The turf at the 49ers’ new stadium is already being replaced

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Guess what? They’re tearing up some of the turf right now at #49ers Levi’s Stadium. Our Newschopper 2 got pics: pic.twitter.com/9kp9RNxo3z — Sal Castaneda (@sal_castaneda) August 21, 2014 First, a fan dies of a heart attack during the first game ever held at Levi’s Stadium. And now, the turf is being replaced. It’s safe to …

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Aug 18

Jerry’s Preseason Top 10 College Football Poll

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Jerry’s Preseason Top 10 College Football Poll 1. Florida State 2. Oklahoma 3. Auburn 4. Alabama 5. Michigan State 6. Oregon 7. Ohio State 8. South Carolina 9. UCLA 10. Georgia http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?p=546408#post546408

Aug 18

Cowboys like what they’re seeing from Rolando McClain

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The Cowboys are woefully short on playmakers on defense. So that might be why they’re talking up Rolando McClain, almost as if they’re hoping he takes a job and makes it his own. Owner Jerry Jones didn’t need prompting to praise the twice-retired linebacker after Saturday’s game against the Ravens, McClain’s first since 2012. “I …

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