Monthly Archives: June 2014

Steve Spurrier continues to keep Alabama, Saban in the bullseye


You know it’s almost SEC Media Days when Steve Spurrier starts – or continues – ribbing another college football team. It’s usually Georgia or Tennessee, but this year it’s Alabama. Regardless, Spurrier will always take the opportunity to throw a … Continue reading

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Issues raised by Lane Johnson PED report


PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles don’t have a problem if offensive tackle Lane Johnson is really suspended for four games, as reported by Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News. They have several problems. Remember, Johnson was a quarterback in high … Continue reading

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Comcast, SEC Network expected to reach agreement in ‘near future’


The SEC Network is close to reaching an agreement with the nation’s largest cable company. According to FoxSports, Comcast and the SEC Network are close to reaching an agreement. Comcast spokesman John Demming told FoxSports the two sides are working … Continue reading

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Projecting Colts starters


INDIANAPOLIS — A lot can happen for the Indianapolis Colts between now and Week 1 against the Denver Broncos. Injured players become completely healthy. Healthy players get injured. Projected starters get beat out by a teammate. But that hasn’t stopped … Continue reading

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Four SEC offenses looking to rebound


2014 is a new season, and that’s great news for four SEC offenses. Florida, Kentucky, Arkansas and Tennessee all had rather forgettable years, as all four missed bowl games, and each are looking to turn the direction of the program … Continue reading

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Bielema awards two players scholarships at Arkansas


Two in-state players were awarded scholarships by Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema. Bielema confirmed that defensive end Jake Hall and fullback Tyler Colquitt have both been put on scholarship for the second summer session. Hall is from Springdale and was … Continue reading

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What the Redskins’ O must produce


This was going to be an answer in the mailbag section. Then it started getting too long. So, now, it’s a separate item. Here’s a little backdrop: One of my twitter followers, @mcredskins, asked me last week about Joe Gibbs’ … Continue reading

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Miami wants to play LSU instead of Alabama in 2018


Alabama and LSU both approached Miami about a neutral site game in 2017 or 2018, and it looks as if LSU is winning the Canes’ favor. The Miami Herald reported that LSU and Miami aren’t exactly finalizing a game yet, … Continue reading

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2014 SEC Top 100 Countdown: No. 59 Issac Gross, Ole Miss


SDS talent evaluators Jon Cooper and Brad Crawford spent several months breaking down last year’s highlights, incoming talent and projected 2014 impact following spring practice to compile a list of the SEC’s Top 100 players heading into fall. Athletes were … Continue reading

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Inside Slant: Presumed Redskins bonanza


We in the sports world like to simplify complicated economic issues, and so goes a question I’ve heard from readers and admittedly wondered myself: Why would a capitalist such as Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder oppose changing his team’s name … Continue reading

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