8:34 AM EST, Sun January 17, 2021
State of The U

ProCanes NFL Divisional Round Preview

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Super Wildcard Weekend Features Jimmy Graham Walk-Off TD in a Loss and Sheldrick Redwine Interception The first weekend of the Super Wild Card Weekend slate featured a little bit of everything: Tom Brady made his 42nd all-time Playoff game start and it was against Taylor Heinicke who was making his NFL debut, Lamar Jackson scampering to the end zone, Browns and Bills breaking lengthy playoff droughts, players getting slimed in the Nickelodeon debut broadcast, and of course - ProCanes. Due to injuries and teams being eliminated from...

State of The U

2020 Miami Hurricanes Position Review: Tight Ends

Photo by Michael Reaves/ TEU was once again a strong point for Miami’s offense this season. In a season where we saw Miami’s offense improve in almost every area, the tight end position was still a major strong point for the Canes in 2020. Coming into the year, everybody knew that Miami had a star at the position in Brevin Jordan, and though he was sidelined for several games due to injury, he was still able to make plays for the Hurricanes when he was on the field. Brevin Jordan with one hand! pic.twitter.com/YLkrWj2MIx— ACC Network (@accnetwork) December...

Kansas City Star

KU’s Bryce Thompson has surgery on right index finger. He’ll be out several weeks.

Kansas freshman guard Bryce Thompson is expected to be out of action between four and seven weeks after undergoing surgery on his right index finger on Thursday morning, KU coach …

Cincinnati Enquirer

Former North Oldham star Justin Powell's status up in the air for Auburn vs. Kentucky

Former North Oldham star Justin Powell remains day to day with a concussion for Auburn in advance of Kentucky's game against the Tigers.       

Burnt Orange Nation

Texas RB Keaontay Ingram enters the NCAA transfer portal

Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via A late-season injury suffered by Ingram and the rise of Bijan Robinson contributed to what looks like the end of Ingram’s Longhorns career. Texas Longhorns senior running back Keaontay Ingram has entered the NCAA transfer portal, according to a report from 247Sports on Thursday evening. Rumors first surfaced about Ingram’s future in the program in early December and the continued rise of Bijan Robinson at the end of his freshman season likely contributed to the decision by Ingram. A 6’0, 222-pounder, Ingram was the...

Arizona Daily Star

Jemarl Baker will undergo wrist surgery Thursday, could return for regular-season finale against ASU

“I think there’s always an outside shot with healing that maybe we can welcome him back at the end of the year,” UA coach Sean Miller said.

Streaking The Lawn

Virginia Women’s Basketball cancels remainder of 2020-21 season amidst COVID concerns

Photo by Jeffrey Brown/Icon Sportswire via Citing health and safety concerns, the team has opted out of the remainder of the season. After having cancelled or postponed six games due to COVID protocols, Virginia athletics has announced that the women’s basketball team is opting out of the remainder of the 2020-2021 season. Injuries have also plagued the team throughout the season. “We have the pleasure of coaching a very resilient group of young women who have fought through injuries, a strict COVID-19 protocol, and all the mental battles that come with it,” said...

Banners On The Parkway

Kyky Tandy is nursing an injury

Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports It's not clear the guard will be available on Saturday. First, the news: KyKy Tandy missed practice today with an injury. Travis Steele said he doesn't know if he'll be available at Seton Hall on Saturday— Adam Baum (@AdamJBaum) January 14, 2021 Steele wasn't super specific about what the injury is or whether there's a timeline for return, but Tandy is at least sidelines for a moment. While this is a hit to Xavier's depth, it's not as big a blow as it might have been earlier in the season. Tandy was an integral part of the game...

Bama Hammer

Alabama Basketball: Tide moves up NET ranking after losing Jones and Bruner

Alabama Basketball: Nate Oats’ team just keeps winning and improving its resume. It will be harder without Jordan Bruner and Herbert Jones. Alabama basketball fans are excited. They are also worried. In Tuesday night’s 20-point win over Kentucky in Rupp Arena, two Tide starters went down. On Wednesday Jordan Bruner had surgery for a torn […] Alabama Basketball: Tide moves up NET ranking after losing Jones and Bruner - Bama Hammer - Bama Hammer - An Alabama Crimson Tide Community - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Wildcats freshman tailback Frank Brown Jr. enters NCAA transfer portal

Brown was the top-ranked recruit in the Cats' 2020 signing class; his freshman season was derailed by a knee injury.

Roll 'Bama Roll

Jumbo Package: Josh Jobe, Christopher Allen reportedly planning to return in 2021

Photo by Carmen Mandato/ Your latest Crimson Tide news and notes. Happy Thursday, everyone. We got an update on Jordan Bruner and Herb Jones. Alabama’s Jordan Bruner is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a meniscus injury suffered last night, coach Nate Oats tells me. Herb Jones (hand) is Day to day.— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) January 14, 2021 This would put Bruner on schedule to be ready by March. Hopefully Herb will be back sooner than later. The team has enough quality wins at this point that finishing above .500 in the conference should get them into the...

Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

Jim Boehiem on Bourama Sidibe: ‘He cannot play’

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Senior center Bourama Sidibe hasn’t played since the season opener. He had surgery to repair a torn meniscus on Dec. 1. The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team (7-3, 1-2) lost to the North Carolina Tar Heels 81-75 on Tuesday night. The Orange were once again forced to play without senior center Bourama Sidibe despite listing him as a game-time decision for the third consecutive game. Sidibe tore his meniscus in the season-opener against Bryant. He had surgery to repair his left knee on Dec. 1 and was ruled out four weeks for recovery....

Kansas City Star

After returning from back injury, KU’s Bryce Thompson breaks finger in loss to OSU

Kansas freshman Bryce Thompson, who had missed KU’s previous three games because of a back injury, returned to play 13 minutes — and suffered a new injury — in KU’s …

Addicted To Quack

Duck Tape: Film Review of the Fiesta Bowl vs Iowa State

Arizona Republic-USA TODAY Sports If this is your idea of Christmas, I gotta be there for New Years A succinct but perfectly adequate summary of this game could be written in two sentences: “Oregon was 0-5 in turnovers. Otherwise they played fine.” Since my editor Adam won’t let me turn in such an article — though he was gracious enough to give me some time to recover from dental surgery right after the game, which I used to review the SkyCam footage as well — the rest of this film study will go towards exploring that second sentence. The turnovers in this...

Bama Hammer

Alabama Basketball: Crimson Tide wins and maybe loses at Rupp

Alabama Basketball: Crimson Tide won big and the first time in Lexington since 2006. Two players left the game due to potentially serious injuries. An Alabama basketball win in Lexington is uncommon. The Crimson Tide last beat Kentucky at Rupp Arena in 2006. Tuesday night the Crimson Tide not only won, it won an impressive, […] Alabama Basketball: Crimson Tide wins and maybe loses at Rupp - Bama Hammer - Bama Hammer - An Alabama Crimson Tide Community - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

www.goduke.com

React, Recover, Repeat: Mia Gyau’s Incredible Strength and Resilience

Mia Gyau's time playing for the Blue Devils has been nothing short of unique. After managing to avoid major injury for the entirety of her successful club career, she faced every athlete's worst nightmare when she finally reached her dream school and tore her ACL and MCL.

Ball Durham

Duke basketball: NBA personality makes startling demand for Kyrie Irving

An NBA television personality and journalist made a startling demand for Duke basketball star Kyrie Irving. Things have gone off the rails for former Duke basketball star Kyrie Irving in his second season with the Brooklyn Nets (6-6). After an injury and pandemic plagued first season, Irving was fully healthy alongside Kevin Durant in Brooklyn […] Duke basketball: NBA personality makes startling demand for Kyrie Irving - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Arizona Desert Swarm

Arizona guard Jemarl Baker out for season with broken wrist

Photo by Christian Petersen/, Arizona Wildcats guard Jemarl Baker Jr. is out for the season with a hand injury, head Sean Miller announced Monday on his radio show. Miller said X-rays revealed a broken bone in Baker’s wrist. He suffered the injury just two minutes into Saturday’s loss to UCLA but played through it until the second half. Arizona’s second-leading scorer, Baker was having a career year. In 12 games, he was averaging 12.0 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game while shooting a career-high 40.3% from the field, 34.3% from 3-point range and 83.3%...

A Sea Of Blue

UK releases statements on passing of Ben Jordan

UK Athletics Jordan passed away Monday at the age of 22. Ben Jordan, who was a member of both the Kentucky baseball (2018-2021) and basketball (2019-20) teams, passed away on Monday. He was 22 years old. Details of his passing have not been released. On the diamond, Jordan enrolled at UK as a 6-9 pitcher but redshirted as a freshman in 2018 as he recovered from Tommy John surgery. As a redshirt freshman in 2019, he appeared in 10 games and pitched 8.2 innings. A high school standout in baseball and basketball at West Carter High School in Olive Hill (KY), Jordan...

Arizona Desert Swarm

Major lineup changes coming for Arizona after Jemarl Baker’s season-ending injury

Terrell Brown | Mike Mattina/Arizona Athletics Getting swept at home by the Los Angeles schools and losing starting shooting guard Jemarl Baker Jr. for the season is causing the Arizona Wildcats to make significant lineup changes heading into Thursday’s game at Oregon State. On his radio show Monday, head coach Sean Miller basically revealed that UA will roll with a new starting lineup of James Akinjo, Terrell Brown, Bennedict Mathurin, Azuolas Tubelis and Christian Koloko. That means Dalen Terry and Jordan Brown are heading to the bench for the first time this...

Duke Basketball Report

Coach K On Covid Recovery, Virginia Tech And His Players

 Mar 28, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski speaks in a press conference during practice for the east regional of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Capital One Arena.  | Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Some good news on injuries Duke opens a three-game road portion of its schedule tomorrow with a trip to Blacksburg to face the very dangerous Virginia Tech Hokies of Mike Young. Mike Krzyzewski discussed that game in the weekly ACC Zoom. But before we get to that, first things first. Krzyzewski said that daughter Debbie and grand-daughter...

Bama Hammer

Alabama Football: Not all injury news is good for the Tide

Alabama Football: After one practice in south Florida, Sunday morning injury news not all good for the Crimson Tide. The leadup chatter before the National Championship game has been centered on Alabama Football star, Jaylen Waddle and Ohio State QB, Justin Fields. Both players have injury issues that likely mean neither will be at 100 […] Alabama Football: Not all injury news is good for the Tide - Bama Hammer - Bama Hammer - An Alabama Crimson Tide Community - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Arizona Desert Swarm

Arizona guard Jemarl Baker Jr. suffers hand injury, status uncertain for road trip

Simon Asher/Arizona Athletics As if being stuck in a shooting slump wasn’t bad enough for Jemarl Baker Jr., now he has a hand injury that could cause him to miss time. Arizona coach Sean Miller said Baker injured his hand during the first half of Saturday’s 81-76 home loss to UCLA. The redshirt junior is expected to have an X-ray to determine the severity of the injury. “I don’t know if it’s broken, if it’s sprained,” Miller said of Baker, not specifying which hand. “We’re going to find out more over the next couple of days on his situation.” Baker,...

Down The Drive

Bearcats WBB Pummeled by Tulane 68-49

Photo by Michael Hickey/ Yesterday was a rough day for the Cincinnati Bearcats women’s basketball team. Cincinnati fell to 2-7 overall and 1-4 in the American after falling apart in the second half at home against Tulane. After holding court against the Green Wave throughout the first half, Cincinnati faded down the stretch and lost by a 19-point margin, 68-49. Cincinnati, shorthanded with a couple of injuries in their backcourt, hung tight 13-13 through one quarter and was down by just 2 at the half (28-26). The fourth period was a bad one for Cincinnati, as the club...

Canes Warning

Miami basketball continues without Chris Lykes and Kam McGusty vs. NC State

Starting guards Chris Lykes and Kameron McGusty continue to be out for the Miami basketball team with injuries against Noth Carolina State on Saturday. The Miami basketball continues to be without starting guards Chris Lykes and Kameron McGusty who are out with an injured ankle and hamstring respectively for the Hurricanes game Saturday afternoon at […] Miami basketball continues without Chris Lykes and Kam McGusty vs. NC State - Canes Warning - Canes Warning - A Miami Hurricanes blog

Banners On The Parkway

Can Kyky Tandy help this team?

Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports Xavier’s top recruit from last season has struggled to find his way this year. Kyky Tandy arrived at Xavier with a lot of hype. He was at least a four star recruit in every service and had landed comfortably inside the ESPN top 100. Viral highlights of his high school exploits filtered on to Twitter every week. At one point he banged his chin on the rim dunking. He was a sure thing so far as recruits go. Tandy’s first season started rocky. An injury kept him out of Xavier’s first seven games and his start was slow after that. By the...

And The Valley Shook

Marcus Freeman Picks Notre Dame

Photo by James Black/Icon Sportswire via LSU’s whiffs on their top option to be defensive coordinator The defensive coordinator search for LSU continues. Marcus Freeman, the hottest coaching candidate out there, picked Notre Dame instead of LSU to be the Irish’s next defensive coordinator. Freeman is a midwestern man through and through. He played linebacker at Ohio State and became a GA with the Buckeyes due to an injury that ended his NFL career after one year. Freeman got his first coaching job at Kent State, before moving to Purdue and then taking the...

Addicted To Quack

Tough Duck Defense Falls Short Against No. 1 Stanford, Cardinal 70 - Ducks 63

Photo by Ethan Miller/ Oregon has a couple of quality losses! The No. 11 Oregon Ducks (8-2, 6-2) lost their second consecutive game when they traveled to Santa Cruz to take on the No. 1 Stanford Cardinal (10-0, 7-0), ultimately losing by a score of 70 to 63. SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA - Oregon entered the matchup without star player Sedona Prince, who is still recovering from an ankle injury suffered against Colorado in early December, while Stanford was missing three players from their talented roster due to COVID-19 protocol. Still, the contest was a thrilling...

Clemson is fully equipped to DOMINATE | Time to Schein

Adam Schein and College Football Analyst Houston Nutt take a look at the Clemson Tigers and why they are fully equipped to dominate this season. The guys also discuss Dylan Moses' injury, expectations for Jalen Hurts, Oregon vs. Auburn predictions, and th

UCF QB McKenzie Milton optimistic about returning in 2020 | SC with SVP

McKenzie Milton joins Scott Van Pelt to give an update on his rehab from a devastating leg injury during the 2018 season, and he explains why he is optimistic about a possible return to the quarterback position for the UCF Knights in 2020. ✔

Zion Williamson's injury scare | Time to Schein

Evan Washburn & Gary Parrish discuss comments Duke Blue Devils Zion Williamson's knee injury and how it might affect his time.