Daily Archives: October 2, 2021

The jackpot for the Powerball drawing has risen to $635 million. The Powerball jackpot may be worth up to $635 million on Saturday, making it the sixth-largest in the game’s history and the tenth-largest in US lottery history. According to a Powerball release, the jackpot has been growing for over four months and was last struck in a June drawing when a ticket for $285.6 million was sold in Florida. Since that drawing, there have been 39 drawings without a Grand Prize winner. “We have more players getting into the game when the jackpot reaches this level, so we are…

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The Jacksonville Jaguars had a lead over the Cincinnati Bengals at halftime two days ago, but they couldn’t hold on. Unfortunately for the Jaguars, it wasn’t to be, as the Bengals won 24-21 on a last-second field goal. Urban Meyer, the head coach, made an interesting admission after the game. Jacksonville quarterback Trevor Lawrence was stopped on a fourth-and-goal play just before halftime, and the Jaguars were unable to score. Meyer revealed after the game that the play was intended for running back James Robinson. Here’s what he said, via Pro Football Talk : “It was actually designed to get…

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This Saturday morning, ESPN’s College GameDay is in Athens to preview a thrilling matchup between No. 2 Georgia and No. 8 Arkansas. A little over an hour before this week’s episode of College GameDay aired, the show made an epic announcement about who will be its latest guest picker. Since the Ryder Cup ended last weekend, several golfers have teased who will be in Athens to talk college football with the rest of the crew on College GameDay . Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, Xander Schauffele, Daniel Berger, Brooks Koepka, Steve Stricker, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, and others were featured in…

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Despite the fact that the Oklahoma Sooners are still undefeated heading into Week 5, Lincoln Riley’s offense is struggling. They’ve scored a total of 39 points in the last two games. That is simply unacceptable in this program. With a crucial game against Kansas State on the horizon, an Oklahoma player’s father took to Twitter to express his displeasure with the Sooners’ offense. “Something has to change,” Marvin Mims Sr., the father of Oklahoma wide receiver Marvin Mims, tweeted on Friday. His tweet was in response to an article claiming that his son hasn’t had many opportunities since Week 1.…

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ESPN’s Seth Wickersham debuted excerpts from his new book earlier this week: It’s Better To Be Feared On Friday afternoon, one chapter of the book caught the attention of the entire country. Brady contacted former teammate Wes Welker about the possibility of playing for the San Francisco 49ers, according to the book. Per Boston’s Conor Roche . According to Wickersham’s book, Brady contacted Welker following Super Bowl LIV to inform him that he wanted to play in San Francisco: “In an excerpt from the book, Brady told Welker that there would be ‘no free-agency tour, no bidding war, full stop;…

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Ole Miss will be shorthanded on offense against Alabama on Saturday afternoon. Jonathan Mingo, a junior wide receiver, will be unable to play due to an injury, according to reports. WCBI-TV was the first to report that Mingo would not play against the Crimson Tide. He is said to have broken his foot. Through three games, Mingo has 15 receptions for 290 yards and three touchdowns, making him an important part of Ole Miss’ offense. This weekend, his absence will undoubtedly affect the Rebels’ passing game. To make matters worse, Mingo is expected to miss more than just today’s game…

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ESPN’s College GameDay premiered from Georgia on Saturday morning, ahead of the Bulldogs’ game against the Arkansas Razorbacks. Kirk Herbstreit gave a behind-the-scenes look at Lee Corso getting ready for the show before it started. Herbie asked the former coach about the upcoming Georgia-Arkansas game during their conversation. Corso revealed his game pick when asked about his thoughts on the game. It’s also Corso’s headgear pick, as it’s the final game the GameDay crew will pick later in the show. “Georgia wins,” Corso said when Herbstreit pressed him. “The more they win, he (the UGA mascot) gets prettier and prettier.”…

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Lane Kiffin’s Ole Miss will face Alabama in Tuscaloosa on Saturday, and he could pick up the biggest win of his coaching career. With kickoff still several hours away, ESPN’s Laura Rutledge asked Kiffin what it would mean for Ole Miss to beat Alabama this afternoon. In order to beat the defending champions, he believes the Rebels must play flawless football. “Well, it would take a lot of effort..” Any time you play the No. 1 team on the road, you have to play great and get some breaks,” Kiffin said. “Perhaps little Ole Miss will be able to pull…

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ESPN analyst Michael Wilbon is sticking to his guns when it comes to Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin. Earlier this week, when discussing this afternoon’s matchup between the No. 12 Rebels and the No. 1 Crimson Tide, the Pardon the Interruption host called Kiffin a “clown” and an “embarrassment at multiple stops.” ” During a press conference on Wednesday, Kiffin reacted quickly to the criticisms, questioning Wilbon’s professionalism. Wilbon, on the other hand, seemed unfazed by this response. When discussing today’s matchup with David Pollack of College GameDay, the PTI host explained his stance on the Ole Miss coach,…

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Arch Manning can’t be stopped this season. Isidore Newman’s five-star quarterback had a five-touchdown performance against Pearl River on Friday night. For the past two years, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding Manning, who has attracted interest from nearly every Power Five program in the country. This week’s performance against Pearl River demonstrated why he is regarded as the best recruit in the 2023 class. Manning not only has the ability to thread the needle, but he can also attack defenses downfield. He had a deep touchdown pass to tight end Will Randle in the first quarter. It…

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