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Revisiting Yale's 2004 Prank On Harvard

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: A decade after two Yale students pulled off an elaborate prank on Harvard during the 2004 edition of "The Game," they revisit the plan and execution that has turned them into legends.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @CollegeGameDay: A decade has passed since The Game’s greatest prank: es.pn/1AxKX4g

Nov 22, 2014

GO YALE! MT @SportsCenter: 10 years since Yale students pulled off one of the most memorable pranks in history. es.pn/1xZvgzB

Nov 22, 2014

This is priceless! MT"@SportsCenter: The most memorable prank in history of "The Game" between #HarvardYale es.pn/1xZvgzB

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6th grader to Mark Helfrich: Is Marcus Mariota leaving Oregon Ducks?

espn.go.com — Oregon's Marcus Mariota accounted for four touchdowns against Colorado on Saturday, maintaining the inside track on the Heisman Trophy and a playoff spot for the Ducks. And while Mariota tops NFL draft boards from coast to coast -- including our own Mel Kiper's -- the redshirt junior hasn't officially announced where he will play next season.
Nov 23, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: 12-year-old reporter tells Mark Helfrich they only talk about 3 things at his school “Jesus, girls & Marcus Mariota”» htt…

Nov 23, 2014

Hey, this is cool. RT @ESPN_Pac12blog: 'Jesus, girls and Marcus Mariota': Sixth grader asks if Ducks QB is leaving es.pn/11J3TxK

Nov 23, 2014

RT @markhaastv: “@ESPN_Pac12blog: 'Jesus, girls and Marcus Mariota': Sixth grader asks if Ducks QB is leaving es.pn/11J3TxK” This is awesome.

Jimbo Fisher, Jameis Winston of Florida State Seminoles say contact with official wasn't malicious

espn.go.com — By Jared Shanker | ESPN.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and quarterback Jameis Winston said there was nothing malicious about the contact between Winston and an official in the third quarter of the Seminoles' 20-17 win against Boston College. "He was just holding it because he said we had a substitution," Winston said.

Calipari gets his daughter's birthday wrong on twitter

espn.go.com — Ever forget someone's birthday? A friend? A relative? Hey, it happens. Apparently it happened with Kentucky coach John Calipari. The Wildcats' coach wished his daughter a happy birthday on Twitter. Nice, right? Problem was, he got the wrong day. It's my baby girl's birthday today. @MeganteCalipari turns 25.
Nov 22, 2014

John Calipari gets his daughter's birthday wrong on Twitter. What's the world coming to? es.pn/11Hd5D0

Nov 22, 2014

Proving he's no different from a lot of us, @UKCoachCalipari gets his daughter's birthday wrong espn.go.com/blog/collegeba…

A Captain's Wings

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: Harvard captain Norman Hayes plays in memory of his little sister, Olivia.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @JimTrotter_NFL: This -----> MT @bhofheimer_espn A wonderful story from Tom Rinaldi on @HarvardFootball captain Norman Hayes. http://t.c…

Nov 22, 2014

RT @JimTrotter_NFL: This -----> MT @bhofheimer_espn A wonderful story from Tom Rinaldi on @HarvardFootball captain Norman Hayes. http://t.c…

Nov 22, 2014

This -----> MT @bhofheimer_espn A wonderful story from Tom Rinaldi on @HarvardFootball captain Norman Hayes. es.pn/1BY6qoL

Nov 22, 2014

Great story RT @CollegeGameDay: Norman Hayes, Harvard captain, inspired on/off field by loss of his younger sister: es.pn/1tbSePM

Pacquiao on Floyd: 'Fight has to happen'

espn.go.com — After welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao demolished Chris Algieri to retain his welterweight title with ease as he scored six knockdowns in a landslide decision win on Saturday night at the Venetian Macao's Cotai Arena in Macau, China (Sunday morning Macau time), Pacquiao and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum made it clear who they want next.

How The UFC's Leslie Smith Is Recovering From An Exploded Cauliflower Ear

espn.go.com — By now, you've probably heard or seen what happened to Leslie Smith, the UFC's No. 3-ranked 125-pounder. To quickly recap for those who have not groaned out loud in agony yet: In a preliminary card bout against fellow title contender Jessica Eye, Smith took a right hand to the side of her head, which caused her cauliflower ear to explode.
Nov 23, 2014

RT @pstiegman: How The UFC's Leslie Smith Is Recovering From An Exploded Cauliflower Ear (ugh) ... espn.go.com/espnw/news-com… via @espnW

LeBron James says Cleveland Cavaliers 'very fragile' team right now

espn.go.com — CLEVELAND -- With so much of the season still left to be played, it would be too early to say the Cleveland Cavaliers have hit a breaking point after a 110-93 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Saturday dropped their record to just 5-7.

White Sox's climb boosts AL Central

insider.espn.go.com — AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles The acquisition of Jose Abreu kicked off Chicago's recent growth. Maybe the American League Central has been better than previously advertised, in light of the recent postseason success of the teams. The Detroit Tigers played for the league championship three straight seasons, from 2011 to 2013, and really, all that stood between the Kansas City Royals and a championship at the end of a seven-game World Series this year was Madison Bumgarner.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @Buster_ESPN: Today's column. insider.espn.go.com/blog/buster-ol… The continued power shift for one division; Sandoval; the working strategy for ATL and SD; links.

Nov 22, 2014

Today's column. insider.espn.go.com/blog/buster-ol… The continued power shift for one division; Sandoval; the working strategy for ATL and SD; links.

1Q WCU T. Mitchell pass,to S. Robinson for 2 yds for a TD, (R. Sigmon KICK)

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: WCU vs. ALA - WCU TOUCHDOWN
Nov 22, 2014

RT“@ESPNCFB: Touchdown Western Carolina! Catamounts score on 2 yd pass & lead #1 Alabama 7-0 es.pn/1FegVT4 #WCUvsBAMA

Nov 22, 2014

RT @ESPNCFB: Touchdown Western Carolina! Catamounts score on 2 yd pass & lead #1 Alabama 7-0 es.pn/1FegVT4 #WCUvsBAMA

Teenager: 'Mariota Staying Or Leaving?'

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: A 14-year-old girl asked Oregon coach Mark Helfrich if QB Marcus Mariota would stay at Oregon or go pro, saying only three things were being talked about at her Catholic middle school - Jesus, girls and Marcus Mariota.

Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

scores.espn.go.com — CLEVELAND -- Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors turned an 18-point deficit into a convincing 110-93 win over Cleveland on Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.

Dodgers acquire pitcher Mike Bolsinger

espn.go.com — LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired right-hander Mike Bolsinger from the Arizona Diamondbacks for cash considerations on Saturday. The acquisition is another incremental move from a new Dodgers front office that has shown little inclination to wade into the big-name free agent pool.

Tennessee Fan Takes A Tumble

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: A fan at the Tennessee game took a spill while celebrating with a Vols player.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: After a Vols touchdown, one Tennessee fan gets a little too excited and takes a tumble. #SCNotTop10 » es.pn/11o9klX

JENNINGS TD SWEEP RUN

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: JENNINGS TD SWEEP RUN
Nov 22, 2014

RT @ESPNCFB: Virginia has a 20-7 lead on Miami after three quarters Darius Jennings rushed in for 1 yd TD » es.pn/1yFyNT1 #MIAvsUVA on ESPN2

Lauren Hill Plays In Second Game

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: Lauren Hill, battling inoperable brain cancer, scored two points for Mount St. Joseph University against Bethany College.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: Lauren Hill keeps living her dream. She played in her second college game last night and scored again. » es.pn/1xN5hxw

Nov 22, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: Lauren Hill keeps living her dream. She played in her second college game last night and scored again. » es.pn/1xN5hxw

Nov 22, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: Lauren Hill keeps living her dream. She played in her second college game last night and scored again. » es.pn/1xN5hxw

USC vs UCLA- UCLA TD Pass

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: USC vs UCLA- UCLA TD Pass
Nov 22, 2014

RT @ESPNCFB: #9 UCLA leads #19 USC 14-7 at end of 1Q. Here's Brett Hundley's 57-yd TD pass to Thomas Duarte es.pn/1BZubgn #USCvsUCLA on ABC

UCLA fan's mohawk presents a stiff challenge for haircut of the day

espn.go.com — Well, maybe we were a little premature in our "Best Haircut of the Day" award. Earlier this afternoon, it looked like the competition was over after we spotted this Huskers fan in the stands at the Minnesota-Nebraska game. Then this UCLA fan came along and luckily ESPN reporter Holly Rowe was there to snap a pic.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: Crazy hair was on display across college football Saturday, but a UCLA fan and Nebraska fan may have the best yet. » es.pn/1xEOwU9

Mark Cuban agrees with Adam Silver that sports betting should be legalized in United States

espn.go.com — By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com HOUSTON -- Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban strongly agreed with NBA commissioner Adam Silver's opinion that sports betting should be legalized throughout the United States, predicting that it would happen within three to five years.