Tag Archive: NCAA

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 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 09

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 05

LewPBlog:Reports: Devonte Fields won’t be returning to TCU

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It was reported Monday that Devonte Fields would be meeting with TCU officials, with the intimation being that the*dismissed star defensive lineman could return to the football team. A day later, that doesn’t appear to be the case at all. Multiple media outlets were reporting — or, more to the point tweeting — that Fields …

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Jul 22

The Sports Bank.net: Jaws coming to life off Cape Cod, Summer of sharks II

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2001 was deemed summer of sharks; at least according to Time magazine. I know, younger readers are like “what’s a magazine?” There were four or five shark attacks that year which got a lot of press. That’s still very very low, and the percentage of sharks that have been know to attack man is miniscule. …

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Jul 18

Member Spotlight of the Month — Anthony

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*I told Anthony as we started that, since I really do not know him well, in spite of posting w/ him for quite some time, that we would start on the premise that I knew nothing at all. I was pleasantly surprised to find that he and I have a lot in common…including our favorite …

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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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Jul 03

10 4th of July Questions

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1. Are you going to see fireworks anywhere? 2. Hot dogs or hamburgers? 3. Potato salad or macaroni salad? 4. Any historical landmarks you’d like to visit? 5. Are you going to watch any of the MLB all star game? 6. If you had a chance to talk to one signer of the Declaration of …

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Jun 20

10 Friday Questions 6/20

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1. What is the last thing you made with your own two hands 2. If someone hands you $100 bill what’s the first thing you spend it on? 3. What’s your favorite John Candy movie? 4. Approx how many times do you post on FB or Twitter per week? 5. Should pot be legalized? 6. …

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