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If RG3 can’t go, McCoy will start for Redskins
Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden says that unless Robert Griffin III is 100 percent ready to return from injury, Colt McCoy will start at quarterback against the Dallas Cowboys next week.
Gruden says Monday he can’t rule out Griffin, “but he still has a way’s to go.”
Griffin has been sidelined since dislocating his left ankle in Week 2 against Jacksonville.
Kirk Cousins took over as the starter, but he was benched at halftime Sunday, when McCoy came in and led Washington to a come-from-behind 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans.
If McCoy does begin next Monday night’s game against Dallas, it would be his first NFL start since December 2011, when he was with the Cleveland Browns.
 

Hook ‘Em McCoy! You’re longhorns here in Austin are cheering for you! 

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If RG3 can’t go, McCoy will start for Redskins

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden says that unless Robert Griffin III is 100 percent ready to return from injury, Colt McCoy will start at quarterback against the Dallas Cowboys next week.

Gruden says Monday he can’t rule out Griffin, “but he still has a way’s to go.”

Griffin has been sidelined since dislocating his left ankle in Week 2 against Jacksonville.

Kirk Cousins took over as the starter, but he was benched at halftime Sunday, when McCoy came in and led Washington to a come-from-behind 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans.

If McCoy does begin next Monday night’s game against Dallas, it would be his first NFL start since December 2011, when he was with the Cleveland Browns.

 

Hook ‘Em McCoy! You’re longhorns here in Austin are cheering for you! 

Teams to Never Win A World Series

The sports world is abuzz talking about the Royals who haven’t been in the playoffs or won a world series since 1985. But what about those teams who haven’t won a world series? Do these 8 teams have a chance of getting there anytime soon? 

In No Particular Order: 

The Texas Rangers 

The Tampa Bay Rays

The Colorado Rockies 

The Seattle Mariners 

(The Mariners have never even played in a World Series) 

The Washington Nationals 

(Like the Mariners, the Nationals haven’t played in a World Series) 

The San Diego Padres 

The Milwaukee Brewers 

The Houston Astros

Surprising that the Lone Star State has no World Series Champions

(Source: wallstcheatsheet.com)

Cowboys Cut Michael Sam

The Cowboys have waived Sam off the practice squad this afternoon, said a USA Today Article. Sam was the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

Sam released the following statement on twitter.  

Sam is keeping a positive outlook and will continue to look to play on an NFL team.

With three home games in 12 days, Bengals are facing blackouts

zonesportsnetwork:

The Bengals, who have qualified for the playoffs in three straight years, have had trouble selling tickets this year.  In the midst of an 0-2-1 slump, the Bengals face arguably their biggest box-office test of the season; they’ve got three home games in a 12-day span. “We still have tickets available for each of the…

via ProFootballTalk http://bit.ly/1w3VYsi

Cincinnati fans might be facing a crisis. If the Bengals can’t sell at least 80 percent of the tickets for each of the three home games coming up, those Bengal games will likely be blocked out in the Cincinnati area.

But with the television money the NFL rakes in, are these blackout restrictions out of date?

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GOT HIM. Alec Burks crosses up Kobe Bryant.

One sign that you’re getting old? This happens to you.

In fairness, this was a preseason game, but Alec Burks just showed up Kobe Bryant. If this is happening to their best player, how will the Lakers fare this season?

(Source: sbnation.com)

Peyton Manning is NFL’s New TD King 

Source:  USA Today Sports

Peyton Manning is NFL’s New TD King

Source: USA Today Sports

The Last Time Each Football Team was Ranked #1

2008 was the last time Texas was ranked #1 in the country. Has it really been that long? It’s been a while since any Big 12 team was ranked #1. The Sooners were the last in the coveted spot but 3 years ago in 2011. 

Data Compiled by @RedditCFB on Twitter. 

Texas Men’s Basketball Ranked 10th in USA Today Coaches Poll

The first of the preseason polls for NCAA Men’s Basketball came out today and Rick Barnes’ Horns are currently ranked 10th. Here is their outlook on Texas who went 24-11 last season. 

 Almost everyone is back from the team that advanced to the third round of the NCAA tournament. By signing coveted Dallas-area prospect Myles Turner, the Longhorns have one of the nation’s best frontcourts. Isaiah Taylor could be a star at point guard.” 

The Longhorn’s first game will be Nov. 14 against North Dakota State. 

To see where all the other teams are ranked check out the full article