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A Sea Of Blue

John Calipari gives injury update on Keion Brooks Jr.

Jason Marcum - Sea of Blue The season is approaching fast, but Brooks is going to be sidelined for a bit. Keion Brooks Jr., has noticeably been absent in recent practice videos and photos, and we came to find out that Brooks has been out for the last few weeks with an injury. On Monday, John Calipari confirmed that Brooks has been out, and that Brooks had suffered a leg Injury and will be at least a few more weeks. “He’s been hurt. He’s hurt his leg,” Cal said. “I think he’s going to be out a couple more weeks. So I’m literally on the court with all new guys. Every day I...

Duke Basketball Report

Mark Gilbert Will Declare For The NFL Draft, Done At Duke

 EVANSTON, IL- SEPTEMBER 08: Mark Gilbert #28 of the Duke Blue Devils intercepts a pass against the Northwestern Wildcats during the first half on September 8, 2018 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. | Photo by David Banks/ A sad ending to a promising Duke career This is a bit sad but it also makes perfect sense: Duke cornerback Mark Gilbert will give up the rest of his season and get ready for the 2021 NFL draft. Gilbert, who made an epic comeback only to have to stop after two games to have foot surgery, won’t be back this season for Duke so there’s really no reason not to...

Duke Basketball Report

Coach Cutcliffe On Injuries, Departures And Charlotte On Saturday

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - OCTOBER 12: Head coach David Cutcliffe of the Duke Blue Devils leads his team onto the field before their game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Wallace Wade Stadium on October 12, 2019 in Durham, North Carolina. | Photo by Grant Halverson/ And adjustments too David Cutcliffe met with the media Monday prior to Duke’s first ever football meeting with Charlotte. Because of COVID-19 issues the 49ers have only played four times this season bit are coming off a 49-21 win over North Texas and a 38-28 win over UTEP, evening their record at 2-2. Charlotte...

A Sea Of Blue

SEC Power Rankings for Week 9

Knoxville News Sentinel-USA TODAY Sports Alabama continues to dominate the league. It was a week that most of the top teams were on their BYE week, but Alabama continues to look like the team to beat for the SEC title. #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (5-0) Last week: #1 It was another impressive week for the Tide as they faced off with Tennessee and absolutely dominated 48-17 winning their 14th in a row over the Vols. Unfortunately, the Tide lost superstar wide receiver Jaylen Waddle for the season due to a leg injury that he suffered on the opening kickoff. However, they players behind...

Journal & Courier

'Very stretched right now': Some Indiana hospitals grapple with COVID surge, Lafayette facilities wary of rise in cases

Spring planning efforts, along with better knowledge of best treatments, leave some hospital officials feeling prepared to handle rise in patients.        

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Mizzou Snapshots: Injuries force O-line to shuffle, defense stays put

A look at the snap counts from Missouri's 20-10 victory over Kentucky.

OU Daily

OU football: Dede Westbrook carted off field after leg injury during Jaguars' game against Chargers

Former Sooner and current Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Dede Westbrook was carted off the field Sunday after suffering what ESPN’s Adam Schefter called a “significant leg injury.”

Burnt Orange Nation

Post-game thoughts — Texas 27, Baylor 16

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports For the first time this season, Texas was in control of a conference game. Facing a Baylor Bears team that has been decimated by COVID-19 and several key injuries, the Texas Longhorns did what they needed to do to get back in the win column and took care of business at home today. OFFENSE Similar to each of the previous two games, the offense got off to a snail-paced start. At first, it was tough sledding on the ground and through the air. Texas had 25 total yards in the first quarter after two weeks of preparation against a depleted team. But thanks to...

Detroit Free Press

Michigan safety Daxton Hill 'being evaluated' after leaving early in Wolverines' win at Minnesota

Michigan football safety Daxton Hill left Saturday's win over Minnesota with an undisclosed injury and did not return for the Wolverines.        

Arizona Desert Swarm

Titans activate ex-Arizona DB Dane Cruikshank off injured reserve ahead of clash with Steelers

Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/ Another former Arizona Wildcats standout will be back in action on NFL Sundays, coming back just in time for a showdown of unbeaten teams. Defensive back Dane Cruikshank, who has yet to play this season because of a undisclosed injury, was activated off the Tennessee Titans’ injured reserve on Saturday after returning to practice on Oct. 15. In doing so, he would be eligible to play in Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 25-year-old Cruikshank, who Tennessee drafted in the fifth round in 2018, has appeared in 28 games with the Titans...

Roll 'Bama Roll

Alabama vs Tennessee Football: Second Half Open Thread

Photo by UA Athletics/Collegiate Images/ 28-10 at the half in a weird game The big news in this game was Jaylen Waddle twisting his ankle on the opening kick off and immediately getting carted to the locker room. He’s since been shipped off to the hospital, and it sounds like his season is over. Alabama’s offense has been great yet again, particularly on the ground. Najee Harris and Brian Robinson have been pretty much unstoppable, while John Metchie has been catching deep shots in double coverage all game long. Even Waddle’s replacement, Slade Bolden, has over 80 yards in his...

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Memphis DB TJ Carter out vs. Temple due to injury

Carter will miss his second consecutive game due to injury       

VU Hoops

Weekend Links

Saturday Links... and there a ton of them. A number of NBA teams seem to find value at selecting Saddiq Bey in the low-teens of the NBA Draft... oh, and re-watch Villanova’s 2009 Championship Football game on Saturday afternoon. Villanova Hoops The 2020-21 Big East Men’s Basketball Team Previews! | Anonymous EagleAll ten — yes, ten! — non-Marquette squad previews are all right here in one spot for you. Jay Wright Leads Villanova Through Coronavirus, Early Injuries | NBC10 PhiladelphiaVillanova coach Jay Wright says it’s 50-50 the college basketball season can make it without...

Miami Herald

Miami has several players unavailable for UVA, including Brevin Jordan and six freshmen

Brevin Jordan is out once again out for the Miami Hurricanes against the Virginia Cavaliers because of a lingering right arm or shoulder injury. Miami also added six new players …

OU Daily

OU football: Linebacker Robert Barnes helped off field against TCU

Oklahoma linebacker Robert Barnes was helped off the field in the Sooners' game against TCU with an injury. The redshirt junior was assisted off the field after blocking for a 38-yard OU punt return by freshman receiver Marvin Mims.

Roll 'Bama Roll

Third Saturday Victory Thread — Alabama destroys Tennessee, but leaves Knoxville as a diminished team

Photo by Kent Gidley/Collegiate Images/ Is anyone in the mood to celebrate? An ass-kicking of the Vols using a vanilla scheme of about a dozen plays on both sides of the ledger should always be reason to celebrate. But, there’s a bad taste from this one that is going to linger...and perhaps come back to haunt the Tide, as for yet another season, Alabama has lost its single best player and generational talent. We’re not going to rehash the Jaylen Waddle injury. It’s safe to say that his loss diminishes this offense in ways that are obvious (Bolden’s drop in the end zone on a...

Roll 'Bama Roll

Roll Bama Roll Podcast: Tennessee Edition

Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports It’s Tennessee hate week! Wesley Gullett and Brad Kanning talk Ga’Quincy “Kool-Aid” McKinstry commitment, LSU sanctions, Alex Tchikou injury, Mac Jones’ historic start, and Tennessee week Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/roll-bama-roll-for-alabama-crimson-tide-fans/id1407525359#episodeGuid=f0e52d7c-158c-11eb-b99c-0fcbe2c92071 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5XQcupKfZbMeguKlxNrwT0?si=9p8H4j38QC6xD8jTQHwMJQ

The Champaign Room

Tarique Barnes’s scoop and score puts Illinois on the board for the first time in 2020

Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports Barnes stepped in for Hansen who went out with an injury in the first quarter. For the first time since Reggie Corbin’s 6-yard touchdown run against Cal last season in the Redbox Bowl, an Illini has found the endzone. And the first touchdown of the 2020-21 season goes to... Tarique Barnes! Barnes forced the fumble on Wisconsin’s Jake Ferguson, recovered and returned for 39-yards. The sophomore stepped in for Jake Hansen, who left earlier in the game. pic.twitter.com/HzKUcU1EHl— IllinoisLoyalty (@IllinoisLoyalty) October 24, 2020 The Illini trail...

Baltimore Sun

Maryland players, roommates and now, rivals: Brandon Lowe and Adam Kolarek meet in World Series

Adam Kolarek’s Dodgers and Brandon Lowe’s Rays are facing off in the World Series, marking the first time since 1969 any Terp reached the Fall Classic and the only time two Maryland products have opposed each other in the World Series.

Burnt Orange Nation

The Longhorn Republic looks ahead to Baylor

Andrew Dieb-USA TODAY Sports It’s hard to get a read on the Bears, who have just two games under their belt in Week 6. The Texas Longhorns got a much-needed week off to mend from injuries and to get things corrected following back-to-back losses. Now with a season on the line, they welcome in the Baylor Bears, a team Texas beat in four of their last meetings. What should Texas have corrected in the off week and what are we looking for in the matchup? Connect with the show on Twitter and Facebook. Intro and Outro: Earth, Wind, Fire (Ryan Little / CC BY-SA 4.0 )

Miami Herald

Manny Diaz on the Hurricanes injury situation going into Saturday’s game against Virginia

Hurricanes head coach Manny Diaz spoke about the team's injury situation and the uncertainty with Virginia quarterbacks ahead of Saturday game against the Cavaliers at Hard Rock Stadium. …

Arizona Daily Star

How Arizona Wildcats WR Jamarye Joiner turned pain into gain during challenging offseason

The playmaking UofA receiver discusses the timeline of his foot injury, his recovery from it and how he improved his game without being able to run.

Burnt Orange Nation

Texas releases Baylor depth chart

Andrew Dieb-USA TODAY Sports The injury to Jordan Whittington marks the only change on this week’s depth chart. Coming off a bye week, the Texas Longhorns will play the Baylor Bears at home on Saturday and released the depth chart on Tuesday. The only change to the depth chart this week is the removal of redshirt freshman wide receiver Jordan Whittington, who will miss several games with a hip strain. With Whittington out, graduate transfer wide receiver Brenden Schooler moved ahead of walk-on Kai Money as the co-backup to sophomore Jake Smith in the slot. Schooler is suffering from a...

Miami Herald

Former Miami Hurricanes coach Howard Schnellenberger still in hospital after July fall

Former Miami Hurricanes and FAU football coach Howard Schnellenberger is recovering from a fall in his Boynton Beach home from July. His wife, Beverlee, provided an update on her husband’s …

Streaking The Lawn

Chris Taylor and the Dodgers square off against Tampa Bay in Game 1 of the World Series

Photo by Tom Pennington/ Third chance in four years for the Dodgers to win the World Series title. The 2020 World Series gets underway tonight, October 20, as the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays square off in Arlington, Texas. Globe Life Field, the home of the Texas Rangers, is hosting the event with limited fans as precautions are still in place for the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Class of 2020 Virginia Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Chris Taylor is getting the start for the Dodgers at second base and will be batting seventh. Taylor has been a valuable utility player for Los...

Detroit Free Press

Michigan football's Zach Charbonnet on recovering from injury and running behind a new line

Michigan football running Zach Charbonnet spoke Oct. 20, 2020, about being healthy this season and losing several starters to the NFL draft.        

Team Speed Kills

It’s officially Tua Time in Miami

Photo by Michael Reaves/ It’s officially #TuaTime in Miami. It’s #TuaTime in Miami. The Miami Dolphins officially named former Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa their starter on Tuesday. Tagovailoa, who had gotten his first taste of action in the Dolphins’ win over the New York Jets on Sunday, had been biding his time while recovering from the injury he suffered last year. And now it appears that Miami is going forward with him in the future. This just in: pic.twitter.com/byikxkJW68— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 20, 2020 Ryan Fitzpatrick had been the...

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.