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Tonight, one of college football’s best rivalries rekindles some of its old allure as Miami travels north to Tallahassee to take on Florida State in a matchup of undefeated ACC teams. This game doesn’t just have big ACC implications on the line, it’s a national title-eliminator game by all accounts, making it the biggest game in the series between the interstate...

As someone who has had family members and friends die of cancer and who has a younger cousin battling the disease, I have experienced what it can do to families and to its victims. Research has come up with some experimental cures, for instance using modified HIV virus to attack cancer cells. But it is still a long ways off from being widely used or even being approved....

The Florida Gators have a conundrum at quarterback, and it might cost them later on. Alex Speier of WEEI is reporting that Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel has signed a contract with the Boston Red Sox. Driskel is known more for his play at quarterback than on the diamond, but was still selected in the 29th round. The Red Sex selected Driskel, even though he hasn’t played...

Zach Smith is committed to play long-snapper for USC come fall 2013. While the long snapper is one of the more unheralded positions in football, it is still a difficult position to play. This is mainly due to the fact that long snappers only get noticed when they perform poorly; from overthrowing, to misfiring, or to under-throwing, which can result in huge momentum swinging...

It was only two months ago that Outside The Lines aired the now infamous video of then Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice throwing balls at his players and calling them inappropriate names. This video ended up getting Mike Rice and Tim Pernetti, the head athletic director at the time, fired. After a very short search process, Rutgers named Julie Hermann the new head athletic...

Friendship Collegiate Academy (Washington, D.C.) star athlete Jonathan Haden has committed to play for the Arizona Wildcats, multiple sources report. The 5-8, 185-pound four-star running back chose Arizona over offers from Illinois, North Carolina, Ohio State, Tennessee and West Virginia, among others. ESPN ranks Haden No. 30 overall at the running back position, but Scout.com...

The Notre Dame-Michigan football game is a storied rivalry. From Harry Oliver‘s 51-yarder to Desmond Howard‘s diving grab, the game has had plenty of epic memories. The Fighting Irish are one of Michigan’s main rivals along with Michigan State and Ohio State. Too bad the rivalry will be put on hold from 2015-2017. There was already a two-year break...

Three-star cornerback Marcus Green has committed to play for the Oklahoma Sooners, according to multiple sources. The 6-1, 170-pound prospect from Cedar Hill (TX) High School chose the Sooners over offers from Arkansas State, Houston, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Texas, Ole Miss and Texas Tech. Scout.com ranks Green No. 34 overall at the cornerback position. Green...

The Miami Hurricanes have received a verbal commitment from quarterback prospect Brad Kaaya, multiple sources report. Kaaya, a 6-4, 215-pound four-star prospect from Chaminade College Prep (West Hills, CA) also held a offer from San Diego State. ESPN ranks Kaaya No. 12 overall at the quarterback position, but Scout.com believes he 33rd overall prospect at the quarterback...

Greg Hoyd III has committed to play for the Washington State Cougars, according to multiple sources. The 6-1, 190-pound outside linebacker from Vista Murrieta High School (Murrieta, CA) chose the Cougars over offers from Duke, Fresno State, Nevada, New Mexico State, North Carolina State, Toledo and Utah. The Cougars have three verbals for 2014. ...