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Cubs' Jon Lester Pickoff Attempt Goes Wrong

Cubs' Jon Lester sends his second pickoff attempt in two years into the outfield.
Cubs' Jon Lester sends his second pickoff attempt in two years into the outfield.

Cubs' left-hander Jon Lester had not thrown a pickoff to first base since April 30, 2013. And after last night's attempt, we may know why. Check out this video to see Lester's second attempt sail into the outfield:

 

Coaches at Texas, Texas A&M Favor Resuming Rivalry

Kevin Sumlin and Charlie Strong are on board. When will ADs follow?
Coaches at Texas, Texas A&M Favor Resuming Rivalry

Texas coach Charlie Strong and Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin would like to coach against each other. Presumably as the coaches of Texas A&M.

 

Ranking the SEC's Football Coaching Jobs in 2015 (Expert Poll)

Athlon asked SEC experts to rank the best jobs in the league.
Expert Poll: Ranking the SEC's Football Jobs in 2015

Is it easier to win at Alabama or LSU? Georgia or Florida?

 

Which program provides the most support? Which program has access to the best players? Which program has proven it can succeed at a high level over time? Which program has the most pressure to win?

 

These are all the questions head coaches must ask themselves when deciding to accept a job or not.

 

Army Shows Off Awesome New Uniforms and Logo in Athletic Rebrand

Army's athletic program has a new look.
Army Shows Off Awesome New Uniforms and Logo in Athletic Rebrand

Army’s entire athletic program will have a new look and logos following an announcement about an athletic rebrand.

 

Army’s athletic programs will now be known as Army West Point. Additionally, sharp new uniforms and logos are coming in 2015.

 

Check out this link for more information on why Army is rebranding its programs as Army West Point.

 

Here’s some photos from Monday’s announcement: 

Minnesota State Baseball's 41-20 Win Was a Thing of Beauty

A look at the wildest box score of the week
Minnesota State Baseball's 41-20 Win Was a Thing of Beauty

College baseball can be a strange sport. Aluminum bats, suspect pitching and liberal scheduling of double headers all lead to some strange scores and comebacks.

 

This one, though, stands apart: Minnesota State 41, Bemidji State 20.

 

Just another day in Division II baseball between two in-state foes in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. This game remarkably didn’t set a record. Division Robert Morris (Ill.) defeated St. Francis (Ill.) 71-1 in a game in 1996 for the highest scoring NCAA baseball game.

 

Ranking the Big Ten's Football Coaching Jobs in 2015 (Expert Poll)

Athlon asked Big Ten experts to rank the best jobs in the league.
Expert Poll: Ranking the Big Ten's Football Jobs in 2015

Is it easier to win at Ohio State or Michigan? Wisconsin or Nebraska?

 

Which program provides the most support? Which program has access to the best players? Which program has proven it can succeed at a high level over time? Which program has the most pressure to win?

 

These are all the questions head coaches must ask themselves when deciding to accept a job or not.

 

TCU Unveils New Uniforms for 2015

The Horned Frogs have updated their look for 2015.
TCU Unveils New Uniforms for 2015

TCU just missed out on playing in college football’s playoff in 2014, and the Horned Frogs will resume their quest for the national championship with a new uniform combination in 2015.

 

After Friday night’s spring game, TCU released its new jerseys and helmets for the upcoming year, which featured a few differences from last year’s variation.

 

TCU’s new uniforms feature a purple, gray and frog skin design. Here’s a look at the new uniforms for 2015: 

Seven Wildcats Enter NBA Draft. What's Next For Kentucky?

The returning cast around Tyler Ulis is still in flux
Seven Wildcats Entering Draft. What's Next For Kentucky?

Kentucky’s NBA Draft prospects left little room for drama. Seven Wildcats announced — simultaneously — that they’d head for the NBA Draft on Thursday, less than a week after their what would be their final game for Kentucky.

 

At this rate, it’s easier to note who will be back at Kentucky for 2015-16. Let's start with point guard Tyler Ulis, junior forward Marcus Lee and injured senior Alex Poythress.

 

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