Pac-12 Guarantees Four-Year Scholarships The Pac-12 Conference

Pac-12 Guarantees Four-Year Scholarships

  On Monday, representatives from the universities of the Pac-12 Conference voted to extend guaranteed four-year scholarships to its student-athletes. This is the second of the Big Five conferences to make this move. The Big Ten announced their vote on October 8th. Both conferences have legislative autonomy after the NCAA voted to expand their power. […]

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SP Three HOT Reads – Bosh and LeBron in Brazil, Sit Bulldog Russell Wilson is a sports reporter? Photo by Mike Morris.

SP Three HOT Reads – Bosh and LeBron in Brazil, Sit Bulldog

  Fast Company. WILL THE FUTURE OF SPORTS REPORTING INCLUDE SPORTS REPORTERS? “Here’s how we look at it,” explains Dano. “We give the athletes a platform to express themselves, which means they have the liberty to discuss whatever topics they choose. It’s not our job to put up the velvet ropes and decide who gets […]

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Week 5 With Big Hits – SP Fantasy Football Update Tom Brady was a winning factor in this week's matchups. Photo Credit: Keith Allison

Week 5 With Big Hits – SP Fantasy Football Update

Hey Everyone! Week 5 and the hits just keep on coming! Rogue Esquires dealt PhDinTDs their first loss of the season on the back of strong play from QB T.Brady and RBs M. Forte and P. Thomas.  PhDinTDs is still #1 in the league, but with no undefeated teams left, the gauntlet has been thrown […]

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Farewell, Captain. Jeter Exits in Grand Yankees Style Derek Jeter on deck. Photo credit: Snarlinmonsta.

Farewell, Captain. Jeter Exits in Grand Yankees Style

The Captain leaves the game in grand style. A walk off hit single to end the game against the Orioles. His eternal love for the game shows as he is still excited when discussing the game-winning hit. Bernie Williams, Mo, Pettitte, and of course, Joe Torre waited for him as he celebrated his career in […]

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Bryan Cranston’s Post Season Baseball Performance is Outta Here Bryan Cranston brings baseball to the theatre, if only for one ad.

Bryan Cranston’s Post Season Baseball Performance is Outta Here

For the love of baseball! Bryan Cranston celebrates the game with an awesome one-man show/ad, acting out some of baseball’s most memorable moments. What better way to relive the history of America’s past time? He brings in Captain Derek Jeter’s 2001 flip. Then there was magic in 1975 by Carlton Fisk and Kirk Gibson’s single […]

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Vikings Suspend Adrian Peterson Indefinitely After Critical Missteps AdrianPeterson

Vikings Suspend Adrian Peterson Indefinitely After Critical Missteps

The Minnesota Vikings have deactivated running back Adrian Peterson effective immediately. This is the team’s third decision in less than a week regarding their star player who faces felony child abuse charges. When the charges against Peterson were made public, the team chose not to allow Peterson to play in Sunday’s game against the New […]

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The NFL Must Listen to the Women The NFL has to open the doors to its female fans.

The NFL Must Listen to the Women

  The SP Newsletter that celebrates the NFL Season Opener is typically the easiest one to writer. Fans exhale and make ready for the full 16-game season and post-season while dreaming that their teams could make it to the Super Bowl. Even Browns, Lions and Raiders fans believe that the Lombardi Trophy could be theirs […]

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Interview with John Stephenson, President and CEO of the College Hall of Fame President and CEO John Stephenson demonstrates the interactive experience at the new Hall of Fame.

Interview with John Stephenson, President and CEO of the College Hall of Fame

    The College Hall of Fame  has a new home in Atlanta, GA! Finally, the marvel of a building is open to the public.  Sideline Pass founder Mia Jackson interviewed John Stephenson, President and CEO to hear more about what the new attraction means to college football and the city of Atlanta. Visitors who […]

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UGA’s Malcolm MItchell Loves Books and His New Friends UGA's star receiver is a voracious reader and just another member of the club - the book club.

UGA’s Malcolm MItchell Loves Books and His New Friends

  Malcolm Mitchell spends a lot of time in the club, but not the type of club you’d expect for a 22-year-old star college receiver in the SEC. His love of books sparked the unlikely close friendship with a cool club of middle-aged ladies in his Athens community. “He’s my new friend.” That’s how Kathy […]

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Mo’Ne Davis Is Bad. Super Bad. MoNeDavks

Mo’Ne Davis Is Bad. Super Bad.

“I throw my curveball like Clayton Kershaw and my fastball like Mo’ne Davis.”  Poised and deliberate about her words, Mo’Ne Davis sits for interview after interview after taking the sports world by storm. Her 70-mph fast ball is just one tool in her arsenal that frustrates batters at the 75th Little League Baseball World Series. […]

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Hot Dog! Fans Pay Big Money For Food At The Stadium

Future Owner! Father & Son returning from Boston one-day trip to see Celtics.

  “Buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks ….”  These days, those ball park snacks may set you back a pretty penny. The cost to grab a beer at an NFL game averages $7.28 and fans pay the jacked up prices. Have you ever wondered just how much the teams make on stadium concession sales? […]

Oct 16, 2014 10:38

Ball Girls

The Cleveland Browns: Who’s The Man?

Johnny Football at Browns camp.

The Cleveland Browns have found themselves in a quarterback quandary.  Starting QB Brian Hoyer, a Cleveland native, has placed this struggling team on his back in attempt to carry the Browns to victory.  Currently, Cleveland’s record is 3-3 going into today’s game against the 0-6 Oakland Raiders, but it’s a little hard to focus with […]

Oct 26, 2014 17:24

Game Ready Mom

Pac-12 Guarantees Four-Year Scholarships

The Pac-12 Conference

  On Monday, representatives from the universities of the Pac-12 Conference voted to extend guaranteed four-year scholarships to its student-athletes. This is the second of the Big Five conferences to make this move. The Big Ten announced their vote on October 8th. Both conferences have legislative autonomy after the NCAA voted to expand their power. […]

Oct 28, 2014 8:51

Sideline Coffee Break

SP Three HOT Reads – Brady, Bumgarner Near Perfect; Fans Rule

Tom Brady

It’s Manning-Brady Week! The Denver Broncos head to Foxboro for what is sure to be a showdown. Both quarterbacks have settled into the season and are playing outstanding football, On Sunday, Tom Brady was the one of the closest things to perfect that we will ever see. So was Madison Bumgarner. The right-handed ace has […]

Oct 27, 2014 11:19

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