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Best game every week on the 2017 college football schedule

Even before the preseason rankings emerge, it's fun to take a peek ahead at the 2017 college football schedule to figure out which games hold the most interest. That's what...
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Luke Walton not stressing LaVar Ball: ‘My dad’s got a big personality, too’

If the Los Angeles Lakers have a chance to land Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft, head coach Luke Walton...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: LaVar Ball ‘isn’t doing his sons any good’

Legendary Los Angeles Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar isn't a big fan of what LaVar Ball is doing, particularly as it affects his sons. Appearing with Michael Smith and...
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LaVar Ball: Lonzo Ball ‘going to be a Laker’

LaVar Ball must adhere to the "speaking things into existence" line of thinking, because he isn't letting up about saying Lonzo Ball will be a member of...
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Channing Frye calls out LaVar and Lonzo Ball

Former UCLA guard Lonzo Ball will likely be the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft. Whatever team nabs that first pick won't just be bringing...

Five most overrated players in college football

It's hard to deny talent. And especially in the context of the 2017 college football season, it's hard not to get excited about a certain handful of...
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LaVar Ball: Michael Jordan couldn’t sell $495 shoes ‘because he ain’t Lonzo Ball’

Well, he's done it again. Invoking His Airness to promote himself and his son, LaVar Ball once again elevated Lonzo Ball to heights explored only by Icarus...
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Mike Brown, asked if he’d buy his kids Big Baller shoes, can’t stop laughing

Twitter wasn't the only place Lonzo Ball's new shoes got roasted Thursday. They also took a beating from an unlikely source: Golden State Warriors interim head coach Mike...
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Twitter roasts Lonzo Ball’s overpriced Big Baller Brand shoes

Lonzo Ball and Big Baller Brand unveiled their shoe collection on Thursday, and the prices they're charging are just outrageous. https://twitter.com/LaRonRonaldo/status/860233190669250560 https://twitter.com/UncleDJay/status/860235408147456001 Seriously, you actually have to be a big...
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AFC exec: UCLA’s Josh Rosen ‘a mess off the field’

That UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen has all the raw physical talent to succeed at the next level is a question that's not up for debate. But based...
Malik Monk falling was one of the bigger surprises of the 2017 NBA Draft

Report: Malik Monk, Lonzo Ball, other top prospects skipping NBA Draft Combine

A trend is developing in which top NBA prospects are eschewing the NBA Draft Combine ahead of the draft itself. This year, Malik Monk, Lonzo Ball and...
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Ten biggest winners and losers from first round of 2017 NFL Draft

Thirty-two young men had their lives changed forever during the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft Thursday night. They all have a chance to be franchise...
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Lonzo Ball: My dad ‘doesn’t impact how I approach the court’

We'll be hearing a lot about Lavar Ball, the father of UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball, in the months leading up to the NBA Draft. After spending the...
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DeMarcus Cousins on Lonzo Ball: ‘Never heard of him,’ but ‘dad is a legend’

DeMarcus Cousins isn't shy about throwing shade, and he threw a truck full of it in the direction of Lonzo Ball when asked about the soon-to-be NBA...
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Lonzo Ball would rather have the Lakers take him than go No. 1 overall

The Ball family is L.A. born and bred. So much so, in fact, that former UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball would rather be drafted by the Los...
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Report: Lonzo Ball filed draft paperwork, hired an agent

UCLA star guard Lonzo Ball is officially headed to the 2017 NBA Draft after filing his draft paperwork and hiring an agent, according to a report. https://twitter.com/TheVertical/status/849995310344654849 "Ball has...
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UCLA QB Josh Rosen back at practice after shoulder injury derailed 2016 campaign

UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen had an injury scare last year, but the junior gunslinger was back at practice Tuesday, which is a very positive development. https://twitter.com/thucnhi21/status/849261447464890368 Rosen missed the...
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LaVar Ball football teammate says he was ‘garbage’

Lavar Ball has spent much of 2017 talking. For the most part, he's touted the athletic skills of himself and his sons, notably UCLA basketball star Lonzo...
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NFL Draft prospect Fabian Moreau injured during UCLA pro day

Former UCLA cornerback Fabian Moreau appeared to suffer an injury to his chest doing the bench press Tuesday during his pro day. According to Courtney Fallon of NFL.com,...
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Lonzo Ball wins Wayman Tisdale Award as top college freshman of the year

UCLA guard Lonzo Ball has a bright future ahead of him, and the freshman has garnered a prestigious honor for his accomplishments this season. Ball was selected to...
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Report: ‘Several NBA executives’ have concerns about Lonzo Ball’s father

Lonzo Ball is one exceptionally talented young player, and he's taken to the big stage at UCLA without any ill effects. The freshman guard is almost certainly...
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LaVar Ball: Lonzo Ball ‘better than Stephen Curry’ right now

Filed under our "unreasonable expectations" category, LaVar Ball continues to put a huge target on the back of his son, UCLA star Lonzo Ball. Having already stated that...
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Ten most dangerous scorers heading into the 2017 NCAA Tournament

When it comes to the NCAA Tournament, the dirty secret is that it's not always the best team that wins it all. Simply put, it's the hottest...

Top 10 winners and losers of the 2016 college football season

Every year, college football teams enter the season with sky-high expectations of winning the national championship or returning a program to prominence. For some fan bases, those hopes...