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Georgia’s Todd Gurley Reinstated, Eligible To Play November 15

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University of Georgia running back Todd Gurley has been reinstated by the NCAA and will be eligible to play on November 15 against Auburn. The NCAA is requiring Gurley to sit 30% of the games of the season for accepting more than $3,000 for autographs.

In addition to sitting out games, he will be required to pay a portion of the money he made to a charity of his choice as well as perform 40 hours of community service.

Cleveland Browns Safety Tashaun Gipson Gets League-Leading Fifth Pick With This Awesome Pass From Matt Schaub

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During the first series for the Oakland Raiders yesterday, they got ready to attempt a 57-yard field goal. Before the snap, though, kicker Sebastian Janikowski rolled out to the far side of the field and holder/Texan’s HOFer Matt Schaub stood up to take the snap in the shotgun formation.

ESPN Remembers Oscar Taveras

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Yesterday news broke of the death of 22-year old Oscar Taveras. He was the biggest and brightest upcoming star in the St. Louis Cardinals organization. Sadly, over the weekend, Taveras and his girlfriend, Edilia Arvelo, died from injuries sustained in a car accident while driving in the Dominican Republic.

Sportsbooks Make Madness & Other Playoffs More Fun by Raising Stakes

Sportsbooks Make Madness & Other Playoffs More Fun by Raising Stakes

The brackets are in and March Madness is well underway. And even if your bracket is already on its way to busting, there is a lot of excitement still to be had during March Madness (or within the playoff season of any other major sport) when you make things a bit more interesting by adding wagering to the equation. Even amidst one of the wildest tournaments in sports, putting your money “where your picks are” can make any game even more…mad. Just find a reliable, user-friendly online sportsbook, and you’ll be dialed into every game and bucket even more than otherwise would have.

High School Football – Austin Rehkow Kicked a 67 Yard Field Goal, Mark Rypien’s Nephew Throws For 577 Yards

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Austin Rehkow, a Seattle, Washington student at Central Valley High School, kicked a 67 yard field goal as time expired to give his team the win over Shadle Park High School.

The career long field goal is a Washington state record breaking the previous record of 62 yards in 1929.  He came up a yard short of the national record which is held by Dirk Borgognone who kicked a 68 yarder in 1985.

High School Football play in Sports Center Top 10 but It Should Be For The Announcer

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ESPN’s Sports Center Top 10 is every ones favorite part of the show. Last night’s was slightly different than most when they featured a play from the Ravenna High School Ravens in Ravenna, Ohio.

Jerry Sandusky Releases Jailhouse Recording Where He Claims His Innocence

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Jerry Sandusky.

Two words have never gone across someone’s lips with such disgust.  The man whose gross indecencies rocked a university, a community, a nation, will be sentenced today on 45 counts of child sexual abuse for molesting 10 boys over a 15 year span.  Most people are expecting what will equate to a life sentence as Sandusky is 68 years old.