Category Archive: College Sports

Jul 10

The Sports Bank.net: Mark Emmert makes desperate attempt to preserve NCAA model

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NCAA President Mark Emmert said yesterday thatr college athletes should receive “scholarships for life.” Emmert also told a United States Senate panel that scholarships should also cover the full cost of attending college, not just the basic needs. Well, it’s the correct thing to do. He’s finally showing movement, albeit very slowly, in the right …

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May 28

UGA AD confirms series with Irish could happen ‘later this decade’

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In April, CBSSports.com’s Jeremy Fowler reported that Georgia and Notre Dame were working towards finalizing a home-and-home series that would represent the Fighting Irish’s first regular season game against an SEC opponent since 2005. Though cautioning that the deal wasn’t in writing just yet and some kinks still had to be ironed out, Georgia athletic …

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May 21

No Guts, No Glory: LSU AD says he has special plans for Alabama fans when they visit

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LSU*athletic director Joe Alleva*doesn’t like Alabama at all. Alleva*has been known to complain about Alabama’s schedule saying that it isn’t as difficult as LSU’s*schedule. It’s almost like he thinks that Alabama gets special treatment from the good folks at the SEC office in Birmingham. Alleva*was recently speaking to fans during his “LSU*Tiger Tour” and saying …

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May 04

A Spring Wrap Up and More…

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It is springtime in the Northern Hemisphere, a time when young men’s fancies’ turn to thoughts of love and March Madness is in the air, not just in basketball venues, but also in the minds of owners, general managers, players and fans of professional baseball.   The baseball crowd in generally one of unbridled optimism, …

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May 03

1979 NFL Draft was a fork in the road for the 49ers

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When the 1979 NFL Draft started 35 years ago Saturday, the 49ers didn’t have a first-round pick. Even worse, it was the No. 1 overall selection. The previous March, the 49ers dealt second- and third-round picks in 1978, first-and fourth-round picks in 1979 and a second-round pick in 1980 for Bills running back O.J. Simpson. …

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May 03

Jim Brown advocates tearing apart and rebuilding the NCAA

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The winds of change continue to swirl around college sports.  Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown prefers that it become a hurricane. “I’m totally for change and total change,” Brown said during a Saturday roundtable discussion at the first ever Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest in Cleveland.  “And I think that body …

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Apr 29

Geeking Football: Updated NFL Mock Draft Three Rounds

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The NFL Draft is less than two weeks away! Geeking Football has updated its three round mock draft. A preview of some of the picks can be seen below. For the first time since Mock #4, the Dolphins get someone other than Zack Martin in the first round. With Martin off the board earlier, Moses …

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Apr 29

McCarron hearing he could be a first-rounder

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When it comes to the NFL’s draft, AJ McCarron knows there’s noise between credible information. With that in mind, the former Alabama quarterback said Monday he’s heard enough from various NFL executives throughout the buildup to the draft to have a pretty good idea of when he’ll be selected. It’s earlier, he said, than most …

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Apr 25

The Sports Bank.net: Bradley Roby in trouble again; time to sell his NFL Draft stock

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It shocks me to no end when I see Bradley Roby in the first round of NFL mock drafts. We can start with the fact that his junior year fell way below expectations on the field. Maybe he wasn’t fully 100% healthy, but that again is another concern. Considering his off the field issues; with …

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Apr 22

UCLA true sophomore Myles Jack secured a $5 million insurance policy

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UCLA two-way football star Myles Jack has obtained a large disability policy with a value in excess of $5,000,000 that includes a “loss of value” rider, a source close to the situation told Yahoo Sports. View photo http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?p=539040#post539040

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