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February 24, 2018

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Alabama National Champions -

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Collins Elected to CFB HOF! -

Monday, January 8, 2018

Dick Enberg Dead at 82 -

Friday, December 22, 2017

Former Baylor DE Indicted On Sexual Assult

WACO, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of sexually assaulting a woman at his apartment earlier this year. A McLennan County grand jury returned the indictment against the 24-year-old Oakman, who finished his college eligibility in December as the Bears’ career leader in quarterback sacks. His attorney, Michelle Tuegel, said Oakman maintains his innocence in the case. A woman told police that Oakman attacked her April 3 after they met at a Waco nightclub. According to a police affidavit, Oakman told investigating officers they had consensual…

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Over 73K Raised At PSU Life For Life

GoPSUSports.com / UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. – The 14th Annual Penn State Uplifting Athletes “Lift for Life” was a tremendous success.  The preliminary fundraising total for the 2016 event is more than $73,000 to benefit rare disease research and patient programs,, which is the highest total in the country. The 14-year total for “Lift for Life” is now nearly $1.2 million. With the $73,000 in contributions from this year, nearly $1.2 million has been raised in the battle against rare diseases by Penn State Uplifting Athletes since the inaugural Lift for Life was held in 2003. The inaugural event raised just…

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Henrik Stenson Wins 145th Open & 1st Major

From the Associated Press/Troon, Scotland. After an epic duel at the 145th British Open, Henrik Stenson has claimed his first major title. Stenson shot a final round 8-under 63 to beat Phil Mickelson by three strokes, becoming the first man from Sweden to win one of golf’s biggest events. Mickelson, seeking his sixth major title at age 46, did all he could to capture the claret jug. But Stenson gained the upper hand by rolling in a 50-foot birdie putt from off the green at No. 15 to take a two-shot lead – the first time all day the final…

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Miller Signs Record-Breaking Deal With Broncos

By Arnie Stapleton/ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller has signed a blockbuster $114.5 million contract with the Denver Broncos that includes $70 million in guarantees and makes him the highest-paid non-quarterback in NFL history. The Super Bowl MVP accepted the six-year offer two hours before Friday’s deadline, tweeting a photo of himself with the caption “For Life.” Miller and agent Joby Branion parlayed patience into a record-breaking deal in terms of overall value and guarantees. Last month, Miller’s camp rejected the $38.5 million the Broncos offered in guarantees, and Miller threatened to sit out the season barring a long-term deal….

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Spurs’ Tim Duncan, 5x Champ, Retires

By Ananth Pandian/CBSSports.com – Tim Duncan, regarded as the best power forward in NBA history, has announced his retirement from the San Antonio Spurs. And true to the form, the always understated Duncan announced his retirement with a simple team press release: “San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan announced that he will retire after 19 seasons with the organization. Since drafting Duncan, the Spurs won five championships and posted a 1,072-438 regular season record, giving the team a .710 winning percentage, which is the best 19-year stretch in NBA history and was the best in all of the NBA, NFL,…

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Murray Wins 2nd Wimby Championship

By Howard Fendrich/LONDON (AP) — After Britain famously endured a 77-year wait between Wimbledon men’s champions, Andy Murray has given the host country a pair of titles in quick succession. Murray dulled booming serves with quick-reflex returns, played impressively mistake-free tennis while coming up with daring passing shots and beat Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (2) for his second trophy at the All England Club since 2013 and third Grand Slam championship overall. When he sat in his sideline chair after it was over, Murray wiped away tears with a tournament towel. “Last time, I was so relieved. I…

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Frazier Signs 2 Year Deal With Pelicans

According to Shams Charania at The Vertical, The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a two-year, $4.1 million deal with former Penn State star Tim Frazier. Frazier averaged 5.1 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 14.5 minutes over 51 games last season with the Portland Trail Blazers and New Orleans Pelicans. Frazier averaged 13.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 7.5 assists in 29.3 minutes with just the Pelicans over 16 games as he filled in for their many injuries. At Penn State, Frazier finished 7th in career scoring with 1,543 and became just the 2nd Big Ten Conference player with…

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Serena Wins Record Tying 22nd Grand Slam Title

By Howard Fendrich/LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams won her record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title by beating Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 in the 2016 Wimbledon final. Williams pulled even with Steffi Graf for the most major championships in the Open era, which began in 1968. Now Williams stands behind only Margaret Court’s all-time mark of 24. This was Williams’ seventh singles trophy at the All England Club and second in a row. Her victory at Wimbledon a year ago raised her Grand Slam count to 21, but while she came close to adding to that total since, she couldn’t quite do…

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Michigan, Notre Dame Renew Rivalry In 2018

By Adam Silverstein/CBSSports.com – Michigan and Notre Dame are resuming their historic football series beginning in 2018. Notre Dame will host Michigan in the first game on Sept. 1, 2018, with a return contest set for Michigan Stadium on Oct. 26, 2019. The Wolverines and Fighting Irish last squared off in 2014 with Notre Dame routing Michigan 31-0. The programs had played consecutively from 2002-14 and 42 times in total dating back to 1887, including 31-of-37 years since 1978. The three-year drought will be the longest in the series since 1943 to 1978. Discussion for renewing the series has been…

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Wade Leaves Heat For Bulls

By Tim Reynolds/MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade is going home, making what he called “an extremely emotional and tough decision” to leave the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and sign with the Chicago Bulls. Wade will sign a two-year deal with the Bulls, one that will pay him about $47 million. Miami offered $40 million over two years for Wade to stay in the uniform that he’s worn his entire career, the one in which he was an All-Star 12 times, a champion three times and the NBA Finals MVP in 2006 when his rise to superstardom was just truly…

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