Tag Archive: NCAA

May 06

10 Friday Questions 5/6

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1. Who is your all time favorite baseball player? 2. Are you an introvert or extrovert? 3. Your favorite spot in your home/apt? 4. A song that you remember from your childhood? 5. Last thing you watched on TV? 6. What popular notion do you think the world has most wrong? 7. What is the …

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Mar 18

10 Friday Questions 3/18

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1. What is one thing you find yourself complaining about the most? 2. What was the last thing you ate for dinner? 3. Describe your favorite tshirt: 4. How many trips a week do you make to the grocery store? 5. Got any vacations planned for this year? If so where? 6. If you could …

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Mar 14

The NCAA Tournament: Memories, Madness, and Me

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When I see the above photograph, it’s hard to believe 19 years have passed since it was first captured. The old saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words, but the story told is dependent of the receiving eyes. The young may see it as just another cover, marking just another moment in …

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Mar 04

The Sports Bank.net: Dickie V. Has Tom Izzo Back in the Final Four Again

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Mark it down.*Dick Vitale, larger than life ESPN Media Personality, has Tom Izzo and his Michigan State Spartans making the Final Four yet again this year. Make your travel plans for Houston now Spartans fans. Save time to visit the Johnson Space Center. Tom Izzo is 20-4 in the second game of any given weekend …

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Mar 04

The Sports Bank.net: Dick Vitale Thinks John Groce Deserves Another Season

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“I don’t agree with what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” That’s a quote attributed to French Enlightenment Philosopher-Writer Voltaire, and there’s a debate over whether he actually even said that. I do not feel John Groce deserves the opportunity to return as Illinois Fighting Illini Men’s …

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Jan 07

The Sports Bank.net: 2016 Ohio State football: an early outlook, analysis

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Ohio State football had nine underclassmen declare for the NFL Draft! Nine! That’s almost the ten underclassmen that we saw leave early at LSU two years ago. So, if this 2016 NFL mock draft is heavy on the Buckeyes, that’s why. This is where their 2014 National Title team goes pro. You could say that …

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Dec 16

Jeff Pearlman: Terrorists to media: Thanks for the PR!

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Were I a dickhead who wanted to have people share my misery, I’d turn to the news for a how-to instructional guide. Not exaggerating. That’s what I’d do. I’d go to Fox News or CNN or the New York Times and read all about how an entire metropolitan school district was shut down because someone …

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Dec 16

The Sports Bank.net: Bo Ryan retires Effective IMMEDIATELY

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We knew Wisconsin Badgers Coach Bo Ryan was going to be done with college basketball after this season. Then he left the door open to returning for next year and beyond. Turns out, he won’t be coaching anymore at all. You won’t even get to see him for Big Ten play in 2016.   http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?t=162516

Nov 12

The Sports Bank.net: Ohio State Basketball uncharacteristic underdogs this season

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With four of their top six scorers gone and seven newcomers stepping onto the floor, the Ohio State basketball program is facing a rare year of reloading. The Buckeyes were picked to finish seventh in the Big Ten and are enter the season in a strange role; as underdogs. OHIO STATE BUCKEYES Last Season: 6th, …

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Oct 12

Trojans fire Sarkisian

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“After careful consideration of what is in the best interest of the university and our student-athletes, I have made the decision to terminate Steve Sarkisian, effective immediately,” athletic director Pat Haden said in a statement Monday. “I want to thank Clay Helton for stepping into the interim head coach role, and I want to add …

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