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Update: South Carolina icing is compliant! - sbrian3915
http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/11312949/south-carolina-gamecocks-cookie-cake-icing-not-violation This came up yesterday. South Carolina self reported cookie cake icing as a "non-compliant decoration" in violation of NCAA rules. NCAA says the icing is ok. No death penalty fo...


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The accomplishment of the SEC Network - sbrian3915
http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/its-finally-official-between-sec-network-and-directv.html This article sums up nicely what the SEC Network has accomplished in hitting all of its distribution targets. Consider the following notes in the world of broadcast rights in addition tio what the article s...


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South Carolina uses non-NCAA compliant cake icing. - sbrian3915
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/eye-on-college-football/24647860/south-carolina-self-reports-impermissible-icing-on-cookie-cakes Ok, this is the last straw. Death Penalty for Gamecock football now! This one reminds me of the condiment violation from a few years ago. Complimentary mu...


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Gameday update - sbrian3915
http://www.si.com/more-sports/2014/08/03/media-circus-college-gameday-chris-fowler-espn-outside-the-lines According to this article on SI.com, College Gameday will be at the Georgia-South Carolona game provided both teams are undefeated....


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College Gameday Predicitions - sbrian3915
I did this last year and got yelled at by a bunch of you. Since I'm a glutton for punishment, I'm doing it again. Week 1 has been announced as Fort Worth, TX for the FSU-Oklahoma State game) I predict with these things in mind 1. They will go to the ABC primetime site unless theres a good ...


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Pro Soccer jersey concepts of college teams - sbrian3915
http://prosoccertalk.nbcsports.com/2014/07/23/photos-what-if-your-college-was-a-professional-soccer-team-this-is-awesome/ This is a fun little pointless exercise. The SEC schools are the at the bottom of the article. The writer of this chose these jersey sponsors (the working theory was teh c...


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Stoops vs. Saban - sbrian3915
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/eye-on-college-football/24634298/bob-stoops-jabs-at-nick-sabans-consolation-game-sugar-bowl-comments I'll defer to Stoops here...if there is anyone who is the expert in choking away big games, its Stoops....


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McCarron: Bad Attitude reports hurt - sbrian3915
http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/10932201/aj-mccarron-cincinnati-bengals-hurt-pre-draft-reports It still seems like this guy just doesn't get it. Compare these comments to Manziel. Even JFF is smart enough to speak the company line and "accept" his role as a rookie QB on a team, even though th...


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SEC Network Distribution - sbrian3915
http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/the-distribution-fight-over-sec-network-is-getting-ugly.html Someone at Comcast hit send prematurely....


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Asinine "inside information" - sbrian3915
I'm sure we all know people who absolutely claim to have the "inside track" on secret information coming out of the LSU Athletic Department. These are the people who say "they have a friend who knows this, and they went to school with someone who knows that" and they are always claiming to know som...


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Jaws: Mettenberger over Manziel, Bridgewater - sbrian3915
http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/04/15/jaworski-ranks-mettenberger-over-manziel-bridgewater/ I do not know what to think of this, because Jaws is notorious for saying purposely outlandish things solely to invent news (Jaws says something stupid, ESPN reports it on Sportscenter all day lo...


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What does everyone consider to be the medal count race - sbrian3915
I've seen it done 3 different ways: 1. Total Medals. The US leads there with 23 to 22 for the Russians and the Dutch, 20 for the Norwegians, The Canadians with 18 and the Germans 15. 2. Total Gold Medals. Norway has 9, Germany has 8, we have 7, the Russians, the Dutch, and the Swiss have 6, ...


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US-Canada 2010 - sbrian3915
Just to remind everyone how 2010 developed: In the prelims, Canada stomped Norway, but it took a shootout to beat the Swiss, and lost to us. We also dominated Norway and took a comfy 3-1 win over the Swiss. In the medal round, each side had a close win and a blowout prior to the Gold Medal Ma...


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Big Ice vs. NHL Ice - sbrian3915
For whatever its worth: I've heard the different explanations that players give on the differences between the 200x100 Olympic ice and the 200x85 North American Ice. I've never heard a good one that I fully understood. Then, I played EA Sports NHL 14. If you play using one of the Euro League...


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LSU Baseball involved in some good things this weekend. - sbrian3915
http://www.nola.com/lsu/index.ssf/2014/02/urban_inviational_chance_for_l.html#incart_river_default Good article about this weekend's baseball....


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SI: SEC teams to use Sam as a recruiting negative - sbrian3915
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/college-football/news/20140211/michael-sam-missouri-sec-recruiting/?eref=sihp This story makes zero sense. I'm sure you can find some bass-ackwad assisstants who think this will happen because they are bass ackwards themselves, but seriously, can you imagine Saba...


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New Orleans Saints Talk
Seismologists at Saints/Seahawks game - sbrian3915
http://www.wwltv.com/sports/black-and-gold/Seismologists-to-measure-noise-during-Saints-Seahawks-game-239486741.html I'm beginning to notice that the Seattle fans cannot come up with anything original. First, the 12th man concept was stolen from Texas A&M, where it dates back to the 1920s. ...


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Dennis Dodd's 2014 Top 25 Leaves Out LSU - sbrian3915
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/writer/dennis-dodd/24402263/wayearly-preseason-power-poll-champ-fsu-your-1st-playoff-favorite Um, really? Not in the top 25 at all? Sorry if germans. ...


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Old versus New - sbrian3915
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/writer/dennis-dodd/24395084/another-beautiful-compelling-rose-bowl-faces-uncertainty-in-playoff-era This is the start of a new round of complaining from sportswriters that we will be hearing over the next few years. One version will be when they realize t...


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New Orleans Saints Talk
Shapiro and Dimino back on the air - sbrian3915
http://www.awfulannouncing.com/2013/december/2-of-3-radio-hosts-who-mocked-steve-gleason-are-employed-again-in-atlanta.html Sorry if germans. Didn't see this anywhere....


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