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NCAAF coach was traded for a basketball game

Bowling Green coach Dino Babers celebrates after defeating Indiana on Sept. 13, 2014.(Photo: Andrew Weber, USA TODAY Sports) Dino Babers is a football coach who was traded for a basketball game. Babers’ job change from Eastern Illinois to Bowling Green … Continue reading

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How Georgia’s Mark Richt makes millions

USA TODAY Sports goes behind the scenes with Georgia’s Mark Richt. See what it’s like to be a college football head coach at one of the most prestigious programs in the country. Mark Richt has made $25 million at Georgia … Continue reading

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Steelers RB cut after trying to leave during game

(AP) LeGarrette Blount is essentially collecting football teams at this point. He signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers this year, joining his fourth team in five years. After Monday night’s 27-24 win over the Tennessee Titans, it would appear that Blount’s tenure … Continue reading

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Playoff projection: Committee likes Miss. State

Josh Robinson and Mississippi State are very much in the Playoff chase despite a loss Saturday.(Photo: John David Mercer, USA TODAY Sports) The Football Four Playoff Projection committee has established a voting pattern of drastically downgrading teams coming off a … Continue reading

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NFL protects turf, not victims

USA TODAY Sports NFL reporter Lindsay H. Jones details the Adrian Peterson suspension and how it will affect him, the Minnesota Vikings and the league. Commissioner Roger Goodell welcomed Adrian Peterson into the league at the NFL draft in 2007, … Continue reading

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Tiger blasts ‘Golf Digest’ writer for parody interview

Thomas J. Russo/USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods is now a guest contributor for Derek Jeter‘s The Player’s Tribune, which on Tuesday published a fiery response to a piece esteemed golf writer Dan Jenkins wrote for the December issue of Golf Digest, which was … Continue reading

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Why it’s too soon to give up on RG3

Too soon to give up on RG3 16hr Giving up on RG3 makes no sense at all, Rodney Harrison By Steven Ruiz (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports) It’s hard to feel sorry for Robert Griffin III. He’s profited greatly off of ubiquitous … Continue reading

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Jay Gruden reacts to RG3 criticism

(Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports) What was supposed to be a bounce back season for Robert Griffin III has reached a low point. In addition to the Washington Redskins falling to 3-7 thanks to a 27-7 home loss to Tampa Bay … Continue reading

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Harvick’s journey from Earnhardt’s shadow to king

USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Gluck breaks down the NASCAR season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Kevin Harvick celebrates with champagne, a bottle of Budweiser and the championship trophy after winning NASCAR’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway and clinching his first Sprint … Continue reading

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Same old Browns or believe in Cleveland?

Cleveland Browns fans try to fire up their team against the Houston Texans in the third quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Cleveland.(Photo: Tony Dejak, AP) CLEVELAND — One sign noticeably hung in a FirstEnergy … Continue reading

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