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Calculating the odds of Nick Castellanos’s meme home runs

Calculating the odds of Nick Castellanos’s meme home runs

Never mind the honeyed delivery, the wit or the accumulated baseball wisdom. For all his various and sundry broadcasting gifts, Vin Scully was blessed, above all, with exquisite timing. “He may have called baseball games all those years, but he would have been a wonderful conductor or musician,” says Al Michaels, a Scully protégé dating …

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Nick Saban reiterates stance on NIL reform as Alabama coach, Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher move on from spat

Nick Saban reiterates stance on NIL reform as Alabama coach, Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher move on from spat

Alabama coach Nick Saban has been one of the loudest voices in the push for name, image and likeness reform even though the ability for student-athletes to profit off of their visibility has only been in existence for 11 months. He has been an advocate for streamlining a process that is heavily governed by individual …

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Amid legal issues, Browns QB Deshaun Watson winning over teammates at OTAs: ‘We all love him’ says Nick Chubb

Amid legal issues, Browns QB Deshaun Watson winning over teammates at OTAs: ‘We all love him’ says Nick Chubb

BEREA, Ohio — Deshaun Watson, fresh off the HBO interviews with his accusers and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell revealing Tuesday that the league is close to wrapping up its investigation into him, put his head down Wednesday and did what he does best: play football. On Day 2 of Organized Team Activities — the only …

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Inside Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher's relationship: 'No love lost' since LSU

Inside Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher’s relationship: ‘No love lost’ since LSU

— Reporting by Brody Miller, Bruce Feldman and Matt Fortuna Editor’s note: This story has been updated with additional reporting.  It often felt to some observers that there were two groups at SEC coaches meetings — the Nick Saban guys and the others. “Everybody’s kissing Saban’s ass like a big fraternity,” said one former SEC …

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Nick Saban, Jimbo Fisher beef pulls back curtain on underbelly of college football recruiting culture

Nick Saban, Jimbo Fisher beef pulls back curtain on underbelly of college football recruiting culture

Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher are feuding. You might have heard … and read and watched. The invective is real, and it is spectacular. Power Five might be redefined as number of fingers the Texas A&M coach has curled up into fist waiting for Saban next week at the SEC spring meetings. Yes, it’s absurd, …

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Rangers Option Nick Solak, Release Matt Carpenter

Rangers Option Nick Solak, Release Matt Carpenter

The Rangers announced this afternoon that catcher Mitch Garver is returning from the 10-day injured list. To open space on the active roster, corner outfielder Nick Solak has been optioned to Triple-A Round Rock. Texas also announced that veteran infielder Matt Carpenter has been released from his minor league contract, making him a free agent. Garver returns after …

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Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher fires back at 'narcissist' Nick Saban's NIL shots: 'Some people think they're God'

Texas A&M’s Jimbo Fisher fires back at ‘narcissist’ Nick Saban’s NIL shots: ‘Some people think they’re God’

Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher fired back at Nick Saban on Thursday after the Alabama coach said Wednesday night that the Aggies “bought every player on their team” while discussing issues with name, image and likeness in college football. Saban’s remarks came during a wide-ranging answer on the state of the sport and recruiting amid …

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Nick Saban: Texas A&M 'bought every player on their team,' Jackson State 'paid a guy $1M'

Nick Saban: Texas A&M ‘bought every player on their team,’ Jackson State ‘paid a guy $1M’

Nick Saban wasn’t asked about Texas A&M football recruiting on Wednesday. But he sure was happy to talk about it. In what can be aptly described as a shot fired across the bow of his SEC rival, Saban accused Texas A&M of manipulating name image and likeness rules to pay players and land the nation’s …

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Alabama's Nick Saban goes in-depth on out-of-control NIL: '[Texas] A&M bought every player on their team'

Alabama’s Nick Saban goes in-depth on out-of-control NIL: ‘[Texas] A&M bought every player on their team’

Texas A&M’s top-ranked 2022 recruiting class has long been on the receiving end of murmurs surrounding how, exactly, coach Jimbo Fisher signed more five-star prospects in one class than he had in his entire Aggies tenure prior to this offseason. That’s life for college football’s elite recruiting programs. On Wednesday night, however, Alabama coach Nick Saban said …

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Arsenal’s striking shortage laid bare as fourth place slips from their grasp | Nick Ames

Amid the hopelessness of Arsenal’s offering at Newcastle on Monday there was a five-minute spell midway through the first half when it seemed they might, just might, have come to their senses. Unsurprisingly, Bukayo Saka was behind it: a darting run on to a give-and-go with Martin Ødegaard was straight out of his playbook but …

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