5:02 AM EDT, Wed June 29, 2016
Gobbler Country 3 hours ago

Virginia Tech Football Needs Your Help

Apply for the Virginia Tech Fan Council Ever be in Lane Stadium and think, "They should really look into doing ..."?  Well, we have some great news for you!  Virginia Tech is looking for folks to let them know how to improve the overall fan experience at Lane Stadium, Cassell Coliseum, and other Virginia Tech venues.  You can apply at hokiesports by clicking here! If you are selected you will join Fan Focus. The great thing about this whole initiative is that the guys who make the big time decisions listen to the little guy, the fan.  Did you know that in a recent gobblercountry.com...
Track Em Tigers 4 hours ago
Is Carl Lawson Key to Restoring Auburn Pass Rush to Championship Level ?

Is Carl Lawson Key to Restoring Auburn Pass Rush to Championship Level ?

Some prognosticators believe the 2016 Auburn defensive line may be the best since Nick Fairley helped the Tigers win the 2010 National Championship. For that to happen, the Tigers will have to have to have plenty of depth as well as keeping Carl Lawson healthy the entire season. Lawson had a hip injury last year […]The post Is Carl Lawson Key to Restoring Auburn Pass Rush to Championship Level ? appeared first on Track Em Tigers, Auburns oldest and most read independent blog.
Arizona Desert Swarm 4 hours ago

College World Series recap: Coastal Carolina forces third game with 5-4 win over Arizona in Championship Finals

There will be a decisive Game Three on Wednesday The end of the college baseball season will have to wait another day. On Tuesday night, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers took down the Arizona Wildcats by a score of 5-4, setting up a winner-take-all Game Three on Wednesday night. It is the first time ever that all the if necessary games will be played at a CWS. With a National Championship on the line, the Wildcats turned to flamethrower Kevin Ginkel to take the ball. He didn’t disappoint, going seven innings, scattering just five hits and did not walk a Chanticleer. Coastal Carolina...
Testudo Times 5 hours ago

4-star 2017 combo guard David Beatty has Maryland basketball in his top 8

Beatty is one of the highest-ranked combo guards in the country. The Maryland basketball program is one of eight finalists for David Beatty, a class of 2017 four-star combo guard. Beatty announced it on Twitter on Tuesday evening. The other finalists, along with the Terrapins: UCLA, Georgetown, Virginia, Indiana, Connecticut, Temple and La Salle. Beatty attends St. Benedict’s Preparatory School in Philadelphia, which likely explains the inclusion of the latter two schools. The 247Sports Composite pegs Beatty as the No. 4 combo guard in the class and the No. 100 player overall. The...
Vanquish The Foe 5 hours ago

BYU football recruiting: OL Seth Willis becomes ninth commit for 2017 class

Kalani Sitake and offensive line coach Mike Empey received a commitment from Connecticut standout Seth Willis on Tuesday. Seth is the ninth highest rated player out of his state and plays both offensive tackle and defensive line in high school. He is expected to play offensive line for BYU. Seth will bring size to the Cougars as he currently stands at 6’ 6” 315 pounds as a high school junior. Last year he led the offensive line to producing 4,200 yards of offense and a deep run in the playoffs. Excited to receive an offer and announce my commitment to Brigham Young University!!...
On the Banks 8 hours ago

Commit Alert! Jaohne Duggan

MAKE THAT THREE FOR THE DAY Who knows? Maybe Rutgers will have a fourth commitment by the time Chris Ash goes to bed tonight. Defensive end Jaohne Duggan became the third commitment of the day for Rutgers, joining Shameen Jones and Olakunle Fatukasi. pic.twitter.com/6nHIOmyWZO — Jaohne Duggan (@JOwn46) June 29, 2016 Duggan hails from Bethlehem, PA and secured his first offer from Rutgers only yesterday. Duggan seemed to fully embrace the offer that he was ready to pull the trigger tonight, maybe even last night if this tweet from Shane Burnham had any meaning: Me after that...
The Ralphie Report 8 hours ago

Keep Em Coming: Sebastian Olver Commits to CU

The raw athlete from Northern California joins the commit list. Number 12! The stone is really starting to get rolling. The stampede is growing. The Rise is Real. For the second time in two days, CU got a commitment from a high schooler in California. Sebastian Olver, the huge Aussie athlete, joins the Buffs. While Olver's offer list isn't as flashy as some of the bigger names on the commitment... Click the link above or visit http://www.ralphiereport.com for more.
A Sea Of Blue 8 hours ago

Kentucky Wildcats: NBA Draft letdown, Isaac Humphries, Drew Barker, more musings

My weekly musings column explores the maturation of Isaac Humphries, Cal's first 'bad' draft night, Drew Barker is the key to the season, and more! Another week full of Kentucky Wildcats news and this time with a little less controversy. Let's get right to it: Isaac Getting Over the Hump With Marques Bolden picking the Duke Blue Devils over the Kentucky Wildcats, the opportunity has opened for other players to step up and earn minutes at the 5 spot. It is assumed that Bam Adebayo will start at center for the 'Cats, but his natural position is at power forward. Bam will be the best rebounder...
Hammer and Rails 8 hours ago

Steele Johnson Featured on Gold Medal Families

Johnson will be one of six Olympic hopefuls featured on the Lifetime Docuseries premiering June 28 at 9pm ET. This past week Steele Johnson, the Purdue sophomore from Carmel, qualified for both the individual 10-meter platform diving competition in Rio and the 10-meter Synchro with partner (and Purdue alum) David Boudia. Tonight at 9pm ET he will be one of six athletes featured on the Lifetime Docuseries "Gold Medal Families". Yes, I am getting to this late to set your DVRs, but it is likely going to be re-aired several times so you will at least know where to look. Here is what the...
Corn Nation 9 hours ago

Report: Nebraska Athletics Made Under $20 Million Dollars From The Big Ten In 2015

The number is the second smallest amount paid to a B1G member last year. In a report put out by Scott Dochterman of the Cedar Rapids Gazette, the Big Ten Conference paid out $19.44 million dollars to the Nebraska Athletic Department in the 2015 fiscal year. The Huskers, who are exactly two days and one year from being a fully vested member of the Conference and getting a fully vested share, had the second lowest payout of the entire conference, only beating Rutgers (LOL) in payouts from the B1G. The Scarlet Knights got a $10,449,000 sum from the conference. If you're wondering what...
Vanquish The Foe 9 hours ago

Former BYU basketball star Brandon Davies to play for Detroit Pistons in Orlando Summer League

Former BYU basketball star Brandon Davies will play for the Detroit Pistons summer league team in Orlando according to Ryan McDonald of the Deseret News. Not sure if it's been noted locally, but former BYU big man Brandon Davies will play for the Detroit Pistons summer league team— Ryan McDonald (@ryanwmcdonald) June 28, 2016 Davies is coming off a solid season in Europe with Openjobmetis Varese of the Italian Serie A league. In 30 games with Openjobmetis Varese, Davies average 25.7 minutes, 13.3 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game and shot 47.2 percent from the field....
A Sea Of Blue 9 hours ago

Karl-Anthony Towns returning to UK for summer basketball camp

Karl-Anthony Towns will have his own camp with John Calipari at UK that includes current coaches and players taking part. After a historic debut season in the NBA, Timberwolves forward Karl-Anthony Towns will make his return to Lexington this summer. On Tuesday, UK announced that Towns and John Calipari will be hosting their Rookie of the Year Camp on Aug. 3 in Lexington. The NBA Rookie of the Year and Naismith Hall of Fame coach will touch on all aspects of basketball, including passing, shooting, dribbling, defense and additional skill work. Towns will personally work and interact with...
Card Chronicle 9 hours ago

R&R Podcast: Jeff Walz and Arthur Albiero join the show

Lots of Olympic talk on today's show as well as answering your tweets (including the dude who asked if I'd have sex with him ... the answer was no).
Arizona Desert Swarm 9 hours ago

College World Series: Arizona vs. Coastal Carolina Game Two open thread, viewing info, stream, and more

Come chat about the Wildcats as they look to win a National Championship The Arizona Wildcats are now in a position where they will need to win one game over the next two days to win the 2016 National Championship. Come on down to the comments section to chat about Game Two of the College World Series final, as Arizona looks to take down the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. Tuesday’s game is scheduled to start at 5 PM PT, and will be shown on ESPN. You can stream it on Watch ESPN, or you can stream the Arizona radio call on TuneIn right here: You can also find a ton of links from after...

Gavin Ware Listed on Orlando Magic's Summer Roster

Mississippi State's former big man is getting a shot at playing with the Orlando Magic this summer. Gavin Ware didn't hear his name called in the draft. Despite his playing level rising and him excelling on the court, his senior season didn't go the way anyone wanted it to. But that's not going to stop him from trying to continue to play at the next level. Ware was apparently picked up by the Orlando Magic to play on their "Blue" team for this summer. Starkville HS/Mississippi State's Gavin Ware listed on Orlando Magic's summer league team. https://t.co/BP2YkqX2yJ — Robby Donoho...
Rock Chalk Talk 10 hours ago

Kansas Football Recruiting: Jayhawks beef up D-line

David Beaty continues to strike gold in Louisiana. Troy James, a 6'4" 275 lb DE from Baton Rouge, LA, gave the Kansas Jayhawks a verbal commitment at 5 PM on Twitter earlier this evening. pic.twitter.com/qQiXI2EcyX — T-Roy James #⃣4⃣ (@go__ty) June 28, 2016 James, a 3-star recruit per 247Sports, picked the Jayhawks over offers from Arkansas, Indiana, NC State, Wake Forest, and a host of non Power-5 schools. James was the second commit of the day for Kansas, joining fellow DE Jamie Tago.  Tago, 6'3" 250 lbs, was a two-star recruit out of American Samoa in the 2013 class who...
Burnt Orange Nation 10 hours ago

Four former Texas hoops standouts will play in NBA summer league

Jon Holmes, Isaiah Taylor, Prince Ibeh, and Cam Ridley will all get a chance to showcase their talents July 8-19 in Las Vegas. Though no Longhorns heard their name called on NBA Draft night, four former Texas talents will get the opportunity to grind their way to the NBA. The NBA summer league announced today that four former Longhorns will play in the 11-day tournament in Las Vegas. Isaiah Taylor (Houston), Prince Ibeh (Milwaukee) and Cameron Ridley (Chicago) all played under Shaka Smart this year, while Jonathan Holmes (Memphis) started his professional career last season. Ibeh may be...
Burnt Orange Nation 10 hours ago

5-star power forward Jeremiah Tilmon includes Texas Longhorns in latest cut

The Texas Longhorns basketball program received some good news Tuesday with the five-star power forward Jeremiah Tilmon announcing his latest cuts: No. 29-ranked 2017 Jeremiah Tilmon tells ESPN he is down to five: Illinois, Michigan State, North Carolina, Texas, Kansas. @jeremiahtilmon_— Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) June 28, 2016 In addition to Illinois, North Carolina, Texas, Michigan State and Kansas, Tilmon told ESPN he is still considering Missouri, as well. To this point, the 6’10.5, 220-pound East Saint Louis native and La Lumiere School product has been most heavily...
Crimson And Cream Machine 10 hours ago

Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting | Where Things Stand with the Defensive Line in the Class of 2017

Calvin Thibodeaux has a difficult task following both Jerry Montgomery and Diron Reynolds. In recruiting building relationships with high school coaches and recruits is a multi year task. Thibodeaux had to immediately hit the ground running and recruit arguably the most important position in the class of 2017 (some might say running back). While the Sooners have some solid talent in Romar, Gallimore, Overton, and Lampkin just to name a few, there is a definite need to land some premier talent that can continue to build depth and upgrade the talent along the defensive line. Here is a quick...
The Only Colors 11 hours ago

Predicting the future of the NBA's newest Spartans: Denzel Valentine

Denzel Valentine was a lottery pick at 14. How will he fare? In this series, Jameson Draper will be firing up his Crystal Ball and diving into the 4 Spartans that signed pro contracts this week. He is going to attempts to predict the future and tell you what their NBA careers are going to look like. On Thursday night, dreams came true for 60 young men, Denzel Valentine and Deyonta Davis included. Being drafted is one of the most rewarding things a young star athlete can experience. It's the culmination of years of work, ending in triumph. Unfortunately, NBA Draft night can also be...

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