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The man who hands out fines to NFL players admits he’s trying to get Ndamukong Suh’s attention. The Detroit Lions defensive tackle was fined for a second time this season on Wednesday, getting hit $31,500 for striking Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden with his helmet. NFL vice president of operations Merton Hanks said Friday in a spot on Total...

After a tumultuous offseason which included a season-long suspension, UNLV forward Savon Goodman has decided to leave the UNLV basketball program. Goodman was suspended for his involvement in a May burglary in which he stole Nike sneakers, $500 cash and almost $900 worth of video games from a friend’s apartment. UNLV coach Dave Rice said that Goodman would remain...

Last year’s Kentucky Wildcats basketball team had the highest-rated recruiting class and a few holdovers from the national title team from the year before. The end result was an appearance in the NIT, which ended in a loss to Robert Morris. This season, Kentucky has what most call the best recruiting class of all time. Expectations are high for the Wildcats. Despite...

The Michigan-Minnesota game is shaping up to be just another game. The teams do play for the Little Brown Jug, but generally there’s not too much excitement that surrounds this game. The rivalry has been fairly one-sided, as the Wolverines have won 20 of the past 21 games. That hasn’t stopped the Golden Gophers from feeling confident about themselves, though. Despite...

Texas Longhorns football coach Mack Brown has had plenty of detractors the past few seasons. With the talent the Longhorns have on the team, there are some that say they are underachieving, and that may be a change that is needed on the sidelines. Former Longhorns legend and 1977 Heisman trophy winner Earl Campbell is amongst the critics and thinks it’s time...

The Houston Texans are having some early season struggles. The team had two come-from-behind wins in their first two games and were thrashed by the Baltimore Ravens, 30-9 last Sunday. This is hardly a convincing start for a team that’s supposed to contend for the AFC’s berth in the Super Bowl. Texans quarterback Matt Schaub has come under fire from fans...

The NBA is kicking around an idea that might get fans to buy more jerseys. For one game, the league may let players wear nicknames on the back of their jerseys. Members of the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets have been told that the league may have them wear “nickname” jerseys in one of their four match-ups this season. Miami’s Ray Allen — who would...

The VCU Rams introduced a new, sleeker looking uniform for the 2013-2014 college basketball season. The Rams unveiled the uniforms at a team photo shoot. The home whites VCU and the numbers in black with yellow outlines. The design of the letters looks slick and fast, just like how the team plays. It’s an upgrade from the generic looking uniforms from years past...

The Basketball Hall of Fame debate seemed to start earlier this summer, when a couple of former superstars who had brief stints with the Detroit Pistons ended their careers (Allen Iverson, Tracy McGrady). An ESPN writer has added one more name to the debate, and not only is he someone who’s eligible for voting next year, but he’s someone we watched grow up, literally. The...

This week’s Girl of the Week is Tammy Torres. This article was written by Chris Edwards. Follow him on Twitter here and read more of his work here.  ...