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Bo Jackson's 1985 scouting report (Hint: He was good at baseball)

Here's a photocopy of a 1985 baseball scouting report of a 22-year-old player from Auburn University named Bo Jackson.<p><b>More MLB:</b> Scoreboard | …

Baseball

PHOTOS: You can bid for one of Nick Saban's houses, listing for $11M

An estate owned by Nick Saban in Clayton, Ga., is up for auction and can be yours for only $11 million.<p>Alabama coach Nick Saban knows there is more …

Nick Saban

College Football Hall of Fame 2013: Complete List of Inductees

On Tuesday from Times Square, the National Football Foundation officially announced the 12 players and two head coaches who will make up the 2013 class for the College Football Hall of Fame. According to a press release from FootballFoundation.org, the official induction ceremony will take place at …

College Football

SEC Football Post-Spring Starting Running Back Rankings

Yesterday we ran through the rankings of SEC quarterbacks and noted that three of the last six Heisman Trophy winners have been SEC signal-callers. But don't be fooled by the hardware, the SEC is still a run-driven league.<p>The methods vary, of course. Alabama and Georgia use a traditional pro-style …

College Football

Marcus Lattimore’s draft reaction video brings his long post-injury journey full circle

As sad as the video of Marcus Lattimore's gruesome knee injury was, his story ended with a video that can be an inspiration for anyone struggling …

Bo Jackson's scouting report

College Football Hall of Fame: The top snubs left out of the 2013 class

Since the College Football Hall of Fame just announced its 2013 class, we decided to see who are the most deserving players and coaches still waiting for the call.<p>The College Football Hall of Fame announced its 2013 class on Tuesday, and after being inexplicably snubbed for years, Nebraska great …

Bob Stoops thinks the tales of SEC dominance are ‘propaganda’

Oklahoma's Bob Stoops is a great coach and seemingly a good man, so we hate to have to vehemently disagree with him for a second time this …

Report: UNC, South Carolina to open 2015 season in Charlotte

North Carolina will play South Carolina in Charlotte on Sept. 5, 2015, according to a newspaper report.<p>North Carolina and South Carolina will kick …

College Sports

Mark Feinsand on Twitter: "Peyton Manning chats with Joe Girardi during BP http://t.co/9DNsY0DNK4"

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Florida State signee Matthew Thomas says mom made him sign; wants his release

Matthew Thomas was one of the best signees of this year’s Florida State class, and now he wants out of his letter of intent.<p>Thomas, who was ranked …

10 Most Incredible Comebacks of the BCS Era

There is no better storyline in sports than a thrilling comeback.<p>Furthermore, there is no better platform to do this on than college football. Because of college football's unrivaled passion, adversity on the college football gridiron creates legends.<p>It also creates classics. From LSU's "Bluegrass …

College Football

ESPN And Fox May Be Preparing To Battle Over Tim Tebow

It's no secret that ESPN has a love affair with all-things Tebow and that the Heisman Trophy winning quarterback moves the ratings needle. That makes a marriage between Tebow and the network seem inevitable once he hangs up the cleats.<p>Bob Raisman of <i>New York Daily News</i> says ESPN is prepared to …

College Football

Forbes: Tim Tebow most influential

Recently released quarterback Tim Tebow is the most influential athlete in sports in 2013, according to a Forbes.com survey, the results of which …

A Madden Sneak Peek at Manti Te'o with the San Diego Chargers

Forget the Hoax.<p>Forget about fake girlfriends, tales told to cover them up and all the attendant media absurdity.<p>Let's get back to the football field, where (national championship games notwithstanding) new San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te'o actually looks like a pretty damn good football …

Football (U.S.)

VP confident on Chris Paul's return

PLAYA VISTA, Calif. -- When Chris Paul left the Los Angeles Clippers' training facility on Saturday, he was uncertain about his future with the team. …

Basketball

Heisman trio highlight Class of 2013

Three legendary Heisman Trophy winners -- stretching from Miami's Vinny Testaverde in 1986 through Florida's Danny Wuerffel in 1996 to Wisconsin's …

College Football

Tim Tebow's Mainstream Popularity Will Deter Teams from Signing Polarizing QB

The incredible popularity of Tim Tebow is a double-edged sword right now.<p>One side got him listed as America's No. 1 most influential athlete on Forbes.com. Quick, can you name another <i>backup</i> quarterback that has received that amount of praise?<p>The other side, unfortunately, led to Tebow's departure …

NFL

Matthew Thomas seeks release

Linebacker Matthew Thomas, the No. 6 recruit in the ESPN 150, has asked Florida State for a release from his scholarship.<p>"I've told them it's nothing …

Report: Geno Smith responds

New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith, painted as a diva in various post-draft media reports, responded Monday to the criticism, denying he …

NFL

5 NCAA Basketball Teams That Will Be Defensive Juggernauts in 2013-14

The old adage that defense wins championships doesn’t always play out, but it certainly did in college basketball last season.<p>In a national championship game that featured Ken Pomeroy’s No. 1 rated pace-adjusted offensive team (Michigan) against his No. 1 rated pace-adjusted defense team …

College Sports

The Mediterranean's 10 Best Hidden Beaches

Ahhh, the Mediterranean... With its picturesque villages, laid-back lifestyle and world-famous cuisine, it's no wonder that the region has been a go-to destination for summertime travelers for years. As often happens, however, the popularity has come with a price, with once-sleepy fishing villages …

5 Magnificent May Getaways

In much of North America, May marks the tail end of shoulder season -- that delicious spot just before summer temperatures and prices rise. This means that right now is an ideal time for a last-minute getaway. Here are five destinations that are ideal in May.<p>-- <i>Suzanne Rowan Kelleher for MiniTime.com</i><p>…

The Germans snapping up vacation homes in Italy that Italians can't afford

Yasemin Rosenmaier has been selling homes in northern Italy since 2005 and she’s finding that there’s never been a better time to work for a German …

Caesars the first casino to ban Google Glass, will others follow?

The 5 Point Cafe, a Seattle dive bar, was apparently the first to explicitly ban Glass…the bar’s owner, Dave Meinert, said there was a serious side. …

Guide to Florida Keys Activities (PHOTOS)

The Keys have a little something for everyone -- and fortunately, everything can be done under the Florida sun! Whether you want to hit the beach, set sail on the waters, or make some non-human friends, you can find fun in the Keys, from Key Largo to Key West. Take a look at just a few of our …

Sweden Now Has An Entire Museum Devoted To Its Favorite Pop Band

The museum, called ABBA The Museum, is devoted to all things ABBA, showcasing the band's albums, costumes, and memorabilia. Visitors will also be able to karaoke to ABBA music on stage with interactive holograms of the band members.<p>The museum will be part of the larger Swedish Music Hall of Fame, …

ABBA

7 Travel Trends You Need to Know Now

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Virtuoso Symposium in Buenos Aires, an annual event that this year drew more than 400 top travel advisors, brands, and hoteliers together from 33 countries. (The Virtuoso network sells almost $10 billion in travel annually through its network of 340 …