Blood pressure is the force manifested by circulating blood against the walls of the body’s arteries, the major blood vessels in the body. Hypertension is when blood pressure is too high. Blood pressure is written as two numbers. The first (systolic) number represents the pressure in blood vessels when the...
It was about six years ago, in July of 2015, I managed to track down former West Virginia University Athletic Director Oliver Luck shortly after he left for his job as the executive vice president of regulatory affairs for the NCAA. Luck, who had been more than gracious to me...
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The era of college football expansion is now upon us, with Big XII affiliates Texas and Oklahoma reportedly on the move to the SEC. What domino will fall next?. There’s been speculation of a the Big XII dissolving as a league, having the remaining members join either the ACC, Big Ten, or PAC-12 to create four super conferences. There have been other ideas floated regarding expansion, too.
After seven consecutive ACC games, the Clemson football team will play its third of four non-conference games when they welcome the UConn Huskies into Death Valley in week 11 of the 2021 football season. The November 13th matchup will be the first in program history against the Huskies. Connecticut had...
A top 25 players list for the 2021-22 college basketball season was released, and no UNC basketball players are featured on it. With the 2021 NBA Draft in the rearview mirror, analysts around the sport of college basketball are already looking ahead to the 2021-22 season. A ton of talent...
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The new North Carolina State Wolfpack mascot is here – Tuffy III. Tuffy III is a direct descendant of the original North Carolina State mascot Tuffy I, and this news was previously announced by The Raleigh News-Observer. Tuffy III is a Tamaskan, which is either a fringe breed or a...
LEXINGTON, Ky. — A decade ago, the scuttlebutt was that the Southeastern Conference had a grand plan for conference realignment. Back then, word was that the end game in conference musical chairs for then-SEC Commissioner Mike Slive was to get to 16 teams by adding Texas and Texas A&M from the Big 12 and — wait for it — North Carolina and Duke from the ACC.
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College Football Playoff expansion looked like an inevitability not long ago, and that may still be the case. However, the chances of it being implemented quickly appear to be dwindling. Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports reported Friday that the chances of a quick expansion to the playoff format appear to...
Syracuse basketball (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images) Syracuse basketball got in early on with elite 2023 five-star player G.G. Jackson, and his recruitment continues to reflect that the 6-foot-8 power forward is among the hottest prospects across the country in his class. Jackson is a sophomore at Ridge View High...
Adopted en masse during the pandemic and spoiled for attention during remote working, many dogs (and their owners) have to adjust to a new lifestyle -- and it's not always easy. "It's fairly easy for me to train the dog," Richter says, smiling.
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Oklahoma and Texas look to the SEC for salvation — but in an expanded College Football Playoff conferences should look to get smaller, not bigger. The college football world was rocked by the latest round of realignment news as Oklahoma and Texas announced their intentions to bolt the Big 12 for the SEC. This announcement set off a whirlwind of speculation about conferences across the country.
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21 for 2021 college football preseason topics: How do the Power Five conferences – ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12, SEC – rank?. Fighting about conference superiority is always a big thing. It’s going to get ugly fast with Texas and Oklahoma joining the SEC in the near future, but...
At 7PM tonight, one of Duke's top Class of 2022 recruiting targets will announce his college decision in an Instagram Livestream. 6'6", 190 pound Small Forward Dariq Whitehead is ranked as the No. 6 overall player in the class of 2022 and the third best small forward in America according to the industry generated 247Sports.com Composite rankings. The announcement comes on Whitehead's 17th birthday.
Three days away from the start of fall camp ahead of what promises to be an exciting 2021 season, things are looking a lot more solidified than they were a year ago. NC State is coming off a fantastic 2020 campaign and has 20 starters back, a massive swing from the question marks the program faced last offseason. Offensive coordinator Tim Beck is entering his second year, this time with a much more normal offseason to implement his offense. And the Pack also has quarterback Devin Leary -- nine months removed from a scary leg injury that ended his season early -- back and ready to lead the offense with a fresh perspective.
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A UNC football star is taking advantage of the NCAA’s new rules on NIL. Tony Grimes is one of the best defensive players in the nation, and he’s just a year removed from graduating high school. The former 5-star recruit and Virginia Beach native has quickly become one of the most popular names in college football. That’s after an impressive freshman campaign that now has him on a number of preseason lists, including the ACC’s all-conference team.
The college football landscape has changed. The SEC is gaining two of the Big 12’s most esteemed programs in the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Longhorns. With the Southeastern Conference’s expansion, it certainly raises the question on the current relationship between Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby and SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. With the current climate, it is not out of the question to confer that both sides might feel differently in light of recent events.
Another familiar name is expected to join Penny Hardaway’s staff at Memphis. After adding legendary coach Larry Brown to his staff as an assistant earlier this offseason, Hardaway is now reportedly making a push to hire former NBA star Rasheed Wallace, as well. NBA insider Marc Stein was the first...
Ever since the first four-team tournament in 2014-15, I’ve been thinking a lot about playoff expansion. And after years of deliberation, countless notes on my iPhone, excessive text messages to friends to check out my next scheme, I finally have it: the 18-team playoff. Buckle your seatbelts, this is going to get weird.