‘He is like Mr. Texas’: Colt McCoy pays off guess

TEMPE, Ariz. — Colt McCoy paid his debt Tuesday. Three days after his Texas Longhorns misplaced to the Texas Tech Red Raiders — the alma mater of his head coach, Kliff Kingsbury — the Arizona Cardinals‘ backup quarterback needed to put on a Texas Tech hat, shirt and shorts. Do you know Texas Tech beat …

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The 4 steps to constructing soccer respect at a ‘basketball college’

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Lengthy earlier than the Kentucky Wildcats marched into the highest 10 of faculty soccer’s rankings, coach Mark Stoops had an excellent feeling about his group in 2022. On a Wednesday in mid-August — the epicenter of the coaching camp grind, when boredom and complacency can collide — Kentucky accomplished one other productive …

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Will Levis’ sudden path from backup QB and unnoticed switch to big-time NFL prospect

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Wealthy Scangarello was sitting within the San Francisco 49ers‘ staff resort assembly room final season on the eve of their recreation in opposition to the Arizona Cardinals. The LSU-Kentucky recreation was on the big-screen TV within the room, and Scangarello and others from the 49ers’ group, together with common supervisor John Lynch …

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Why Jeanie Buss is investing her personal cash in professional wrestling

Jeanie Buss was an everyday highschool scholar within the 1970s when at some point, she was advised she can be on the ladies’ golf crew. The difficulty was Buss had by no means performed golf a day in her life. In 1972, Title IX was handed. It was a federal legislation that, amongst different issues, …

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Probably touchdown spots for out there NBA free brokers

NBA training camps opened this week, and gamers from all 30 franchises are getting ready to refine their expertise and construct chemistry with their teammates for the 2022-23 season. However a handful of serviceable gamers are nonetheless unsigned and never but certain which crew they are going to be serving to this upcoming season, if …

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PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan talks in regards to the tour’s future, Tiger Woods, LIV Golf and extra

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jay Monahan has by no means confronted a extra tumultuous time as PGA Tour commissioner. Greater than two dozen PGA Tour members have defected to the LIV Golf circuit, which is being fronted by two-time Open Championship winner Greg Norman and funded by Saudi Arabia’s Public Funding Fund. The PGA Tour is …

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Heisman Watch 2022: Early contenders, key moments and a Q&A with Kansas’ Jalon Daniels

7:00 AM ET ESPN workers 4 weeks into the faculty soccer season, and we’re formally on Heisman Look ahead to the 2022 season as September involves an in depth. From a shock marketing campaign in Lawrence, Kansas, to a few robust circumstances in Tuscaloosa, we’re dialed in. You will see our Heisman standings, prime Heisman …

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Introducing Receiver Monitoring Metrics: How our new NFL stats can higher price pass-catchers

Have you ever ever puzzled what units George Kittle aside from Travis Kelce, or what makes A.J. Brown such a particular expertise? Properly, now we now have an answer to those questions and plenty of extra. Since 2018, ESPN has introduced pass-rush, run-stop, pass-block and run-block player metrics. These metrics have supplied a brand new …

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Large takeaways from ESPN’s new pass-catcher stats: A.J. Brown is all the time open, Kendrick Bourne is underrated

Mark Andrews‘ distinctive means to get open and are available down with contested catches is what makes him an elite pass-catcher, not only a nice tight finish. That is true regardless of the very fact the Ravens tight finish’s means to generate yards after catch relative to expectations is simply common. That is the top-line …

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