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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

Apr 18

Illinois Unveils New Nike Uniforms

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The Illinois Fighting Illini underwent a huge makeover as they tried to stay modern. Several of their sports teams received new uniforms, so there was a lot for the university to show off on Wednesday. With the help of Nike, the Fighting Illini got a completely new look. The makeover started with a modified logo: …

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Apr 16

Jeff Pearlman: Shame at Florida State

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Just read a truly depressing piece in today’s New York Times by Walt Bogdanich. It concerned*Jameis Winston, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at Florida State who, it seems, may well have raped a woman.  Why “it seems”? Because we’ll probably never know. According to the article (which was thorough and excellent), both Florida State University and …

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Apr 05

UConn on to national championship game

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Connecticut didn’t wait for the final buzzer to beat Florida this time. The Huskies, the seventh seed in the East Regional, had outstanding games on both ends of the court to beat overall No. 1 seed Florida 63-53 on Saturday night. The win ended Florida’s 30-game winning streak, which began after …

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Apr 05

The Sports Bank.net: ESPN names new SEC studio analyst: Booger McFarland

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ESPN’s SEC Network has hired LSU legend Booger McFarland as a college football analyst. Booger will be a TV talking head when the network launches August 14th. McFarland is a two-time Super Bowl champion. Said Stephanie Druley, ESPN vice president, production of college networks: “Booger brings a built-in knowledge of the conference as a former …

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Apr 05

LewPBlog:Not every seat at AT&T Stadium is the best in the house

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The doors just opened at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, and fans of all four teams are beginning to stream to their seats, taking in the final moments before the contests tip. The bare-bones honesty of this man’s booth — no bells or whistles, just a simple black and white sign for ‘Binocular Rentals’ — is …

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Apr 04

Why a Girl Will Win Your NCAA March Madness Pool

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Friend of the site and StyleCaster founder Ari S. Goldberg emailed me on Friday to tell me he had an NCAA Tournament-related story he had to tell. What follows is his fantastic post about an NCAA Tournament picks theory. Enjoy: For the past 10 years Mikey, Dave and I have had an NCAA Tournament Pool …

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Mar 31

The Sports Bank.net: 5 non-NCAA Tournament teams likely to dance next year

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SMU had their bubble burst and just missed out on the 2014*NCAA Tournament. *That won’t be the case next season as the Mustangs return a ton of talent and should get to the*Big Dance.* Here are five teams that didn’t earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament this season but should be dancing next year. …

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Mar 29

The Sports Bank.net: Johnny Manziel’s first tweet had Texas Longhorns connections

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For whatever reason former Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel really has an attraction to the University of Texas. He really has a connection to the Aggies’ rivals, the Longhorns. During the summer of Johnny Manziel coverage love by the media, he was spotted partying in Austin a couple times, as public perception made it seems …

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Mar 28

The Sports Bank.net: Illinois Fighting Illini debuting new uniforms, possible new logo

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The Illinois Fighting Illini will debut an updated brand identity at a special event on Wednesday, April 16, starting at 7 pm at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts on the UI campus. For those of you who didn’t go to business school, “brand identity” translates into logo, colors, trademark etc. Will there be a …

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