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NFL

Michael Sam’s marketing power is real—just not until draft day – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comWith Michael Sam announcing himself as gay ahead of the 2014 NFL Draft, sports marketers are weighing in on whether brands might align with the 2013 SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year. For Sam’s new agent, Joe Barkett of Empire Athletes, the past …Obama praises Michael Sam for announcement before NFL DraftCBSSports.comIdentity Politics, Coming to […]

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Sports

Harrison twins propel Kentucky past Tennessee in SEC battle – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLEXINGTON, KY. — Kentucky turned its typical style inside out Saturday —winning with long-range shooting and near perfection at the free-throw line — to hold off visiting Tennessee for a 74-66 victory despite the Volunteers dominating the glass and …Preview: Tennessee at KentuckyReutersRecap: Kentucky vs. TennesseeKansas City StarKentucky rallies to take down TennesseeFox NewsESPN […]

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Vanderbilt’s Derek Mason says he won’t try to be James Franklin – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNASHVILLE — Derek Mason practically guaranteed SEC East titles, declared that Vanderbilt had hired a winner and answered questions from the Nashville media in a determined, straightforward manner on Saturday morning. This wasn’t some rehearsed …Stanford’s Mason hired to be Vanderbilt’s head coachSan Francisco ChronicleVanderbilt hires new football coachwreg.com all 195 news articles …read […]

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Is Johnny Manziel about to light the NFL on fire or become Tim Tebow? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThere are plenty of reasons Johnny Manziel needed to leave college football behind him. Coming off an absolutely astounding Chick-Fil-A Bowl performance, Manziel’s stock will never be higher. He’s won the Heisman, dominated SEC defenses not once but …Johnny Manziel Leaving Texas A&M for the NFL DraftNew York TimesCollege football news and notes, Jan. […]

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Heisman Trophy 2013: Jameis Winston vs AJ McCarren, Johnny Manziel, Jordon Lynch

The 2013 Heisman Trophy competitors are Jameis Winston of Florida State, Alabama’s AJ McCarren, Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel, Jordon Lynch of Northern Illinois, Auburn’s Tre Mason, and Andre Williams of Boston College. While Tre Mason and Andre Williams had incredible years, and Mason gained over 300 yards rushing in the SEC Championship, the Heisman Trophy […]

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Atlanta

At Atlanta and Toomer’s Corner, Auburn celebrates SEC championship, trip to … – NOLA.com

NOLA.comATLANTA — Toomer’s Corner, the iconic landmark near Auburn’s campus where Tigers fans celebrate football wins, is rolled tonight, per tradition. So is a lot of downtown Atlanta. Even Charles Barkley and Bo Jackson were there, watching the celebration.Mason, No. 3 Auburn beat No. 5 Missouri 59-42Lexington Herald LeaderAuburn and Missouri Fans Descend on Atlanta […]

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Nick Saban says Auburn should play for a national title if the Tigers win the SEC – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAlabama coach Nick Saban thinks that if Auburn beats Missouri in Saturday’s SEC Championship game, the Tigers should play for a national championship. John David Mercer/USA TODAY Sports. No. 3 Auburn shocked Alabama in last weekend’s Iron Bowl …What are SEC championship tickets going for? It variesKansas City StarNick Saban breaks down SEC championship […]

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The Picker: You can’t explain it, but Auburn wins again in SEC title game – al.com

al.comJames Franklin and Missouri.jpg Missouri quarterback James Franklin is a dangerous passer and runner, and someone Auburn must contain to win SEC championship. (Associated Press). As a 29-point underdog, it’s unlikely Duke will upset top-ranked …Missouri, Auburn both on an emotional highKansas City StarNumbers that matter: No. 3 Auburn vs. No. 5 MissouriSportingNews.comWelcome to the […]

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Manziel again held in check as No. 19 Texas A&M falls at No. 5 Missouri (Top 25) – al.com

al.comTexas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, center, scrambles as Missouri defensive linemen Michael Sam, left, and Shane Ray defend during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. …Tigers top Aggies, win SEC EastFort Wayne Journal GazetteMissouri wins SEC East, saddles Texas A&M with 4th […]