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  • Colby Rasmus continues postseason tear with third homer in three games

    Nick Bromberg at Big League Stew 4 hrs ago

    Rasmus hit his third home run in three postseason games and also drove in a run with a double in the first inning in the Astros' 5-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals in Game 2 of the American League Division Series.

    The double, which drove in George Springer to give the Astros a 1-0 lead, meant Rasmus became the first player in MLB history to have extra-base hits in each of his first six postseason games. Rasmus played in three games with the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2009 National League Division Series. He doubled in each of those games.

    "I feel pretty good at the plate," Rasmus, still the leader in the postseason party hero running, said. "What I've got going is working right now and I'm making adjustments to the pitches I'm throwing and it's going in my favor."


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  • UCLA P Adam Searl suspended after arrest for sexual assault

    Nick Bromberg at Dr. Saturday 9 hrs ago

    UCLA has suspended punter Adam Searl indefinitely following his arrest in connection with an alleged sexual assault in October of 2014.

    According to KTLA, the alleged victim identified Searl as her assailant.

    Searl’s arrest came after an “exhaustive investigation” in which the victim identified Searl as her attacker, LAPD said in a news release.

    The victim met her attacker outside an off-campus party on Oct. 19, 2014, and went to a nearby residence with her. She fell asleep and awoke to find herself being sexually assaulted, police said.

    Searl's arrest was on three counts of suspicion of rape. His bail was set at $300,000. He was arrested Thursday afternoon and posted bail Thursday evening. The LAPD said the case will be taken to the Los Angelese County District Attorney's Office on Tuesday.

    Searl, a walk-on redshirt sophomore, didn't record a punt in UCLA's first four games. He punted five times against Arizona State in Week 5 for an average of 39 yards a punt. He had 11 punts for UCLA in 2014.

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  • Spread Options: Dr. Saturday's Week 6 picks against the spread

    Nick Bromberg at Dr. Saturday 10 hrs ago

    Hey! We had a great week in Week 5. After an 8-2 week, we're now at 23-21-6 on the season. Let's get further above .500.

    Texas (+17) vs. Oklahoma, Noon ET: All signs point to this game being a blowout. Oklahoma is rolling and the Longhorns ... well, you know they're in disarray not only on the field but also on social media. But there's something that makes us think Texas keeps this close. Is it the insanity? Probably. But let's see what the heck happens.

    Iowa State at Texas Tech (-10.5), 3:30 p.m. ET: What would this line be if Texas Tech kept it close against Baylor? A week after almost beating TCU, Tech's defense failed to show up against the Bears while Iowa State pummeled Kansas. Yeah, it's Kansas. The Red Raiders will get back on track at home. Iowa State's defense isn't strong enough to keep this close.

    Northwestern at Michigan (OVER 34), 3:30 p.m. ET: Yes, the over/under for this game is less than five total touchdowns. Northwestern and Michigan are giving up a combined 15 points per game. So we're going to play the opposite game and look for a relative offensive explosion. Northwestern covers (+7.5) and the winner scores 20 or more.

  • D'haquille Williams reportedly punched Auburn player at bar

    Nick Bromberg at Dr. Saturday 13 hrs ago

    Dismissed Auburn WR D'haquille Williams reportedly punched then-teammate Xavier Dampeer in a bar incident over the weekend.

    Williams was dismissed from the team on Monday. According to the Alabama News Network, Dampeer was one of four people Williams punched at the bar. The dispute allegedly began when a friend of Williams was told he was violating the bar's dress code by wearing sunglasses. Dampeer was treated and released from a hospital.

    The source close to the program indicates Dampeer was one of Williams' alleged victims.The Auburn police department says Williams has not been accused of any criminal act and has not been charged. "We cannot file charges until the injured person(s) comes forward. Unless an officer personally sees a fight, no arrests can be made," Auburn Police Chief Paul Register told Alabama News Network on Thursday.

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  • Michigan C Graham Glasgow's grandmother moved in with him

    Nick Bromberg at Dr. Saturday 13 hrs ago

    Michigan center Graham Glasgow was suspended from the team after heviolated his probation in March.

    His probation stemmed from a DUI arrest in 2014. The probation violation came when he was caught drinking around St. Patrick's Day. Former Michigan coach Brady Hoke was in charge when he was arrested, and the violation came shortly into current coach Jim Harbaugh's tenure.

    Harbaugh had an outside-the-box idea to help Glasgow. From the Detroit News:

    Harbaugh phoned Glasgow’s father, Steve, and they discussed options. The first plan was to have Glasgow move back into the dorms, but a fifth-year senior moving into South Quad with freshmen didn’t seem like the right solution.

    Enter a 5-foot-1 1/2 grandmother, called “the little Italian” in some circles.

  • Key from Key & Peele imitated James Franklin at a team meeting (Video)

    Nick Bromberg at Dr. Saturday 14 hrs ago

    Keegan-Michael Key does a damn good James Franklin impersonation.

    The man commonly known as Key from the comedy show Key & Peele, is a Penn State alum. He's also the grand marshal of Penn State's Homecoming this week, so he and Franklin decided to pull a trick on the team. Instead of Franklin, Key "led" a team meeting.

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    The players certainly enjoyed it, didn't they? Key had Franklin's mannerisms down pretty well, including his sayings and his "stiff handshake" with the look.

    The Key & Peele show debuted in 2012 on Comedy Central and had its last episode in September.

    Penn State plays Indiana on Saturday.

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  • Matt Kenseth wins pole at Charlotte

    Nick Bromberg at From The Marbles 1 day ago

    Matt Kenseth set a career record Thursday night at Charlotte.

    Kenseth, the driver who accumulated the most points over the first three races of the Chase, won the pole for Saturday night's fourth race of the Chase. It's his fourth pole of the 2015 season; he's never had more than three in any of his 17 previous Sprint Cup Series seasons.

    It's also his second pole at Charlotte in 2015. Kenseth won the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 in May and finished fourth. He'll be joined on the front row by teammate Kyle Busch.

    All four of Joe Gibbs Racing's cars made it to the final round of qualifying. Denny Hamlin will start fifth and Carl Edwards, who won the 600, will start eighth.

    Joey Logano starts third and Greg Biffle, the first driver on the grid who isn't in the Chase, will start fourth.

    Nine of the 12 current Chase drivers are in the top 12. It's 10 of the 16 drivers who qualified for the Chase if you count Jimmie Johnson, who qualified seventh.

    The rest of the Chasers in the top 12 are Kurt Busch (6th), Ryan Newman (10th), Kevin Harvick (11th) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (12th).

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  • Happy Hour: Tracking the old Chase, SAFER barriers and burnouts

    Nick Bromberg at From The Marbles 1 day ago

    Throughout the week you can send us your best questions, jokes, rants and just plain miscellaneous thoughts to or @NickBromberg. We'll post them here and have a good time.

    Just like last year, we're going to be tracking the Chase throughout the entire 10 races. After Dover, the points reset for the 12 advancing drivers. So here's what the points standings would look like if it was a cumulative 10-race Chase. Joey Logano would have won the title last year under the old format.

    Matt Kenseth would have a 14-point lead over Logano if the points weren't reset.

    1. Matt Kenseth 2,137 2. Joey Logano 2,123 3. Denny Hamlin 2,119 4. C arl Edwards 2,118 5. Martin Truex Jr. 2,104 6. Kurt Busch 2,100 6. Brad Keselowski 2,100 6. Jeff Gordon 2,100 9. Kyle Busch 2,099 9. Ryan Newman 2,099 11. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2,098 12. Jamie McMurray 2,098 13. Jimmie Johnson, 2.086 14. Kevin Harvick 2,082 15. Paul Menard 2,075 16. Clint Bowyer 2.048

    Brad Keselowski said a lot by saying very little when he was asked about SAFER barriers this week. He's the owner of Theriault's truck.



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  • Former Michigan OL Logan Tuley-Tillman charged with 3 felonies

    Nick Bromberg at Dr. Saturday 1 day ago

    Former Michigan offensive lineman Logan Tuley-Tillman has been charged with three felonies in an Ann Arbor district court.

    According to, the charges stem from a "sexual encounter" with a woman on September 4. He's accuses of filming the act while she didn't know about it and then transferring it to a personal device.

    Logan Tuley-Tillman was arraigned on two counts of capturing/distributing an image of an unclothed person and one count of using a computer to commit a crime, according to court records.

    All three are felonies. Capturing/distributing an image of an unclothed person is punishable by up to two years in prison, a fine of no more than $2,000, or both. Using a computer to commit a crime, in this case, would be punishable by up to 10 years in prison, a fine of no more than $5,000, or both.

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  • Here's Kevin Harvick's Busch car for 2016 (Photo)

    Nick Bromberg at From The Marbles 1 day ago

    2015 is the last year for Budweiser on Kevin Harvick's car.

    Anheuser-Busch isn't going anywhere, however. Instead, the company is putting Busch on Harvick's car in 2016. Yes, the same Busch that sponsored what's now the Xfinity Series before it was the Nationwide Series. And the same Busch that used to sponsor the Busch Clash exhibition race before the Daytona 500.

    NEWS: @BuschBeer will return to #NASCAR in 2016, sponsoring @KevinHarvick​ & the No. 4 team:

    Most NASCAR fans still likely associate Budweiser with Dale Earnhardt Jr. The company sponsored Junior until he left for Hendrick Motorsports. Bud was then with Kasey Kahne until it moved to Harvick at Richard Childress Racing in 2011. The company went with Harvick to Stewart-Haas Racing when he joined the team in 2014.

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