12:35 PM EDT, Thu August 25, 2016

Crunch time for true freshmen aiming to play in 2016: Oregon State Beavers rundown

Early enrollees Shemar Smith and Trevon Bradford are virtual locks to play immediately, while others like Mason Moran, Art Pierce, Gus Lavaka, Andrzej Hughes-Murray, Joah Robinett and Shemiah Unutoa-Whitson are also competing for spots.

Chip Kelly: Blaine Gabbert doesn’t have “leg up” on starting job

Blaine Gabbert was the only one of the two 49ers quarterbacks competing for the starting job that saw action in Sunday nights game against the Texans, continuing a trend from the spring that has seen Gabbert on the field while Colin Kaepernick recovers from injury. It was a tired arm that kept Kaepernick out this

Avenatti offers to settle HOF lawsuit for $450 per fan, with no legal fees

On Thursday, lawyer Michael Avenatti filed a nationwide class action aimed at obtaining full and complete compensation for all losses incurred by fans who attended last Sundays Hall of Fame Game, which was canceled due to mishandled preparation of the field. On Monday, Avenatti senta letter to Commissioner Roger Goodell with a unique settlement offer.

Josh Gordon takes part in walkthrough, has lost weight

The Browns are dealing with several injuries at wide receiver at the moment, but theyre drawing closer and closer to getting Josh Gordon fully back into the mix. Gordon, who has yet to practice with the team because of a quad issue, took part in Sundays walkthrough and coach Hue Jackson deemed him very close

Hall of Fame will pick next three likely busts in the next two days

Barely a week after eight new busts went into the Hall of Fame, the folks responsible for determining the next finalists from the Seniors Committee and Contributors Committee will, as a practical matter, pick the first three busts of the Class of 2017. As explained by Peter King of TheMMQB.com, a Seniors Committee finalist will
Rock M Nation Aug 11, 2016

#MizzouMade: NFL Training Camp Edition with Mitch Morse

This year, there are 27 Tigers gracing NFL rosters. In one corner, Jeremy Maclin, Sheldon Richardson, Markus Golden, and Kony Ealy - the stars and the up-and-comers. In the other, undrafted rookies like Russell Hansbrough and Clayton Echard. And of course, the return of #OLineZou and the resurgence of Blaine Gabbert. Get the scoop on all your favorite Tigers! Training camps are underway in the National Football League, and that means another season of riding with switzy! I'll be checking in on the #MizzouMade players throughout the league (and, by popular demand, DGB) on a pretty regular...
CSN New England Aug 9, 2016

Cycling team pursuit preview - Team USA women on track to win gold

Men's Odds: Great Britain - 10/17 Australia - 31/20 New Zealand - 14/1 Switzerland -18/1 Denmark - 33/1 Germany - 80/1 Russia - 80/1 Netherlands - 100/1 China - 200/1 Odds as of Aug. 9 courtesy betting website Bovada.lv. It looks like we could see a rematch of the London Games in Rio. Great Britain and Australia are both strong teams and favorites to get on the podium. Sir Bradley Wiggins and Team GB have been breaking world records in practice according to their endurance coach.

NFLPA undecided on further appeals in Tom Brady, Adrian Peterson cases

With the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruling in favor of the NFL in connection with the discipline imposed in 2014 on Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, the league has now secured two major victories in cases involving player rights. As to both Peterson and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the plans of

Chip Kelly: Preseason games crucial to picking quarterback

The 49ers held their longest practice of training camp on Tuesday and they wore pads for the first time this summer, although the changes didnt extend to the quarterback position. It was another day with reps split down the middle for Blaine Gabbert and Colin Kaepernick, both of whom have done a really nice job
Florida Times-Union Aug 1, 2016
10 questions as college football camps open

10 questions as college football camps open

Ten questions I'm pondering as college football preseason practices begin this week ... 1. Why won't the Big 12 do the easy thing and bring Houston and SMU into the conference? It would reunite most of the old Southwest Conference and make more sense geographically than talking about Central Florida or Boise. 2. Why the hate some Florida State fans have for senior quarterback Sean Maguire? read more

49ers splitting reps equally between Gabbert, Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick was medically cleared before the start of training camp, leaving him free to fully join a quarterback competition with Blaine Gabbert for the first time since having several offseason surgeries. The 49ers are holding their first practice of camp on Sunday and coach Chip Kelly said that the competition will get underway with

Blaine Gabbert Photos