Missouri is a Mess ; Is the Fix Really In?

Missouri is a Mess ; Is the Fix Really In?

DAVID UBBEN MORE FROM DAVID www.sportsonearth.com MISSOURI SPORTS TURMOIL CONTINUES Both the football and men's basketball teams at Missouri have been stuck in a run of bad news lately. Former Missouri defensive lineman Lucas Vincent sent out a tweet Thursday that made local media app

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Who's Helping the Athletes? ; Conference Championship Facts (and opinions)

Who’s Helping the Athletes? ; Conference Championship Facts (and opinions)

JON SOLOMON National College Football Writer Power Five passes on tackling big NCAA issues to help athletes www.cbs.com The Power Five conferences slapped themselves on the back in January 2015 for passing cost of attendance. Given the pressing litigation facing the NCAA and its major c

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NFL Cuts Funding for Brain Study ; Beckham Needs Help

NFL Cuts Funding for Brain Study ; Beckham Needs Help

NFL backs away from funding BU brain study; NIH to fund it instead Steve Fainaru Mark Fainaru-Wada www.realclearsports.com The NFL, which spent years criticizing researchers who warned about the dangers of football-related head trauma, has backed out of one of the most ambitious studies

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Mizzou Protest Based on Lies?? ; 3rd CFP Rankings Announced

Mizzou Protest Based on Lies?? ; 3rd CFP Rankings Announced

Outkick The Coverage College Football Blog Is the Entire Mizzou Protest Based On Lies? By Clay Travis www.realclearsports.com The first column I wrote on the Mizzou controversy analyzed the allegations and pointed out that firing a president had zero connection to any of the allegati

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Minor League Strikeout King Still Can't Crack The Bigs ; The Twisting Tale of Jon Jones

Minor League Strikeout King Still Can’t Crack The Bigs ; The Twisting Tale of Jon Jones

Matt Buschmann’s Yellow Brick Road: Will the Minor League Strikeout King Ever Reach the Majors? Matt Buschmann is intelligent and funny, hardworking and fit, and a professional baseball pitcher, but he’s been known to joke that he’s a trophy husband. That’s because his wife, Sara Wa

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Rex Has A Potential Mess On His Hands ; Rousey Doesn't Need To Prove Anything

Rex Has A Potential Mess On His Hands ; Rousey Doesn’t Need To Prove Anything

ANDREW GARDA MORE FROM ANDREW REX RYAN'S IMPENDING MESS A lot of media members and fans were surprised Wednesday when the Buffalo Bills picked up recently released New York Jets linebacker, IK Enemkpali, who was in the news this week for breaking New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith's jaw

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A-Rod's All-Star Snub Hurts Baseball

A-Rod’s All-Star Snub Hurts Baseball

The big loser from A-Rod’s All-Star snub isn’t A-Rod By Ken Davidoff New York Post Through 21 seasons of big-league action, Alex Rodriguez has suffered losses of all kinds. Competitive. Financial. Personal. Reputational. Monday night’s big news, however, will not go down as a loss fo

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The Border, the Prospect, The Dream

The Border, the Prospect, The Dream

The border, the prospect and a baseball dream decided today by Eli Saslow www.espn.go.com TIJUANA, Mexico -- Last week, on the morning he was supposed to graduate from high school in San Diego and accept a baseball scholarship to college, Octavio Arroyo awoke in Tijuana to the smell of burn

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Will the NHL Gamble on Vegas? ; Confessions of an NCAA Compliance Officer

Will the NHL Gamble on Vegas? ; Confessions of an NCAA Compliance Officer

What to expect out of Las Vegas this week Scott Burnside, NHL www.espn.com LAS VEGAS -- A week has passed since the Chicago Blackhawks touched off a renewed debate over what constitutes a dynasty with their 2-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals, to b

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A Sense of Relief at UNC ? ; Saban Comes Out Against 'Serious Misconduct' Rule

A Sense of Relief at UNC ? ; Saban Comes Out Against ‘Serious Misconduct’ Rule

DENNIS DODD CBSSports.com Why do I sense a sigh of relief from UNC coming out of Chapel Hill? It's true. Maybe not all of it -- and maybe not the juiciest stuff -- but it's enough. North Carolina was running a degree mill -- or something close to it. Thursday's damning Notice of Allegati

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FIFA Still in Denial ; The College Coaching Hot Seat

FIFA Still in Denial ; The College Coaching Hot Seat

Only surprise of corrupt, exploitative FIFA is that more weren’t indicted Dan Wetzel By Dan Wetzel Yahoo Sports No one was surprised a bit by any of it. No one. Not by the United States Department of Justice on Wednesday indicting 14 officials associated with FIFA, soccer’s corr

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Is NFL Vetting Draft Picks? ; Broke and Bankrupt

Is NFL Vetting Draft Picks? ; Broke and Bankrupt

HOW HARD ARE NFL TEAMS ACTUALLY VETTING DRAFT PICKS? By Jane McManus espnW.com Tampa Bay General Manager Jason Licht said the team read depositions from a woman who accused Jameis Winston of rape, but the team didn't talk to her in person. Following the NFL draft, when general managers and c

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That Empty Feeling in MLB and NFL Draft

That Empty Feeling in MLB and NFL Draft

WILL LEITCH MORE FROM WILL THAT EMPTY FEELING www.sportsonearth.com What is going on in Baltimore right now defies classification. No matter how much everyone keeps trying to turn what has been happening in Baltimore into evidence that his or her personal worldview has been proven correct, eve

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Jason Rabedeux Was Here

Jason Rabedeux Was Here

JASON RABEDEUX WAS HERE by Wright Thompson www.espn.go.com   JASON RABEDEAUX DIED without shoes in the back seat of a Saigon taxicab, somewhere between his apartment tower on the bleak outskirts of the city and a hospital with a name he couldn't pronounce. He wore a red T-shirt. Blo

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How Did Hernandez Pass Drug Tests? ; 125 Predictions for MLB 2015

How Did Hernandez Pass Drug Tests? ; 125 Predictions for MLB 2015

How did Aaron Hernandez not fail NFL drug tests?   By Ben Volin www.bostonglobe.com The Aaron Hernandez saga has conjured up many questions over the last two years. How could someone live such a duplicitous life and hide it so well? How could someone with so much going for him throw it al

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