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    Deshaun Watson lifts Clemson to the top of college football

    TAMPA, Fla.– Deshaun Watson wrote the latest chapter in his legendary career here last night. Clemson’s dynamic junior quarterback completed 36 of 56 passes for 420 yards and three touchdowns– including the game winner on a two yard pass to one-time walk on Hunter Renfro with one second remaining— as the Tigers (14-1) defeated...

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    Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is the difference in this CFP championship game.

    TAMPA, Fla.– It is hard to dispute the power of Alabama since Nick Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa. He has built his own dynasty and will try to win its fifth national championship in eight years Monday when the top-seeded Tide (14-0) plays second-seeded Clemson (13-1) in the College Football Playoff national championship game here at Raymond...

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    Alabama gambles switching offensive coordinators will pay off in the end.

    TAMPA, Fla.– Jalen Hurts may be the new kid on the block at Alabama, but the 6-2, 210 pound quarterback from Channelview, Tex. has chance to enhance the Tide’s rich history Monday when undefeated 14-0 SEC champion Alabama plays ACC champion Clemson (13-1) in a rematch of last year’s College Football Playoff championship game Clemson at Raymond James Stadium. Hurts, who...

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    Deshaun Watson performs like the Best Player in college football

    GLENDALE, ARIZ.– Deshaun Watson’s performance in Clemson’s 31-0 victory over Ohio State in the College Footballl Playoff semi-finals here Saturday raises an obvious question. If the Heisman Trophy balloting were held today, who would win the award? The easy answer is Watson, who dazzled the sellout crowd of 71,297 at the University of...

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Deficiency In Decisions

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Paul Nilsen

Essential 2017 FIBA diary dates (Part 2)

Paul NilsenFebruary 25, 2017
Girls HS Rankings

CHARM CITY: Baltimore’s finest nabs second straight IAAM A title; five Blue Star media Elite 25 girls’ teams in line for state crowns

Christopher LawlorFebruary 21, 2017
Boys HS Rankings

THE JUMP: No. 11 Prolific Prep (CA) vaults in Blue Star Media Elite 25 boys’ rankings; Illinois and North Carolina schools back in

Christopher LawlorFebruary 20, 2017
Wendy Parker

Why we’re not likely to see UConn-style dominance again

Wendy ParkerFebruary 15, 2017
Girls HS Rankings

No. 1 Miami (FL) Country Day cruising in postseason; No. 18 St. Frances Academy (MD) enters Blue Star Media Elite 25 girls’ rankings

Christopher LawlorFebruary 14, 2017
Boys HS Rankings

PROLIFIC: California, Georgia teams join Blue Star Media Elite 25 boys’ rankings; No. 1 Nathan Hale (WA) bags Metro League title

Christopher LawlorFebruary 13, 2017
Girls HS Rankings

No. 1 Miami (FL) Country Day cruises into region semifinals; No. 20 Mesquite (AZ) lands in Blue Star Media Elite 25 girls’ rankings

Christopher LawlorFebruary 7, 2017
Boys HS Rankings

BUSTED: No. 5 Oak Hill Academy (VA) halts 60-game win streak of California powerhouse; No. 21 Bolingbrook (IL) jumps into Blue Star Media Elite 25 boys’ rankings

Christopher LawlorFebruary 6, 2017
Paul Nilsen

No fears for USA at U19 Women’s Basketball World Cup

Paul NilsenFebruary 1, 2017
Christopher Lawlor

No. 1 Miami (FL) Country Day tops Blue Star Media Elite 25 girls’ rankings; No. 24 Hopkins (MN) slide in

Christopher LawlorJanuary 31, 2017
Boys HS Rankings

BATTLE IN SEATTLE: No. 1 Nathan Hale (WA) survives intense rivalry game; Illinois, New Jersey schools enter Blue Star Media Elite 25 rankings

Christopher LawlorJanuary 30, 2017
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Coast 2 Coast Middle School Showcase

Blake DuDonisJanuary 29, 2017