2019 NFL Mock Draft 9-10-18

It’s 2019 NFL mock draft at this point. The order is mostly randomized at this point. Don’t read too much into that right now.

Team needs were sometimes, but mostly, not taken into account, as it’s still absurdly early for a 2019 mock draft in the truest sense. Really, it’s more of a glorified prospect list at this point, to be honest. Have issues with the mock draft picks?

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ESPN College Gameday: How it Went From Transcendent to Unwatchable

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Republishing from 9-16-17

To pinpoint what’s so wrong with ESPN College Gameday in 2017, there are a couple different places from which you can start. You can begin with ESPN’s horrible bungling of the Jemele Hill and Robert Lee situations, and go from there. The same principle, that of “let’s try to never hurt anyone’s feelings ever, no matter what the cost, because hurt feelings means upset sponsors” applies across the board.

ESPN should have never apologized for what Jemele Hill said about Donald Trump.

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#12 Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs #14 Michigan Wolverines Game Preview, Prediction

For both the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Michigan Wolverines, there is no dipping your toe into the cold water of the 2018 college football season pool and then slowly getting your whole body used to the temperature difference. Both of these traditional upper Midwestern powers have to dive right in and deal with the shock.

Under the lights in South Bend Saturday night, it’s one of the weekend’s most highly anticipated match-ups, if not THE biggest game of kickoff weekend.

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College Sports Fans Beware the Nefarious Influence of the Recruiting-Industrial Complex

It’s really astounding when you think about it- in an era when almost no one is willing to pay for news content, recruiting services can survive and thrive off a subscription-based business model.

The year-round extensive coverage of college recruiting, at every step in the process, has destroyed media coverage of college sports. It’s not just the rise of the recruiting-industrial complex itself that ruined it. Recruiting sites flourished at the same time social media exploded and these two phenomena fed off of each other to concoct a toxic cocktail.

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Liverpool 4, Man United 1 News and Notes: Smalling, Pereira, Fred, De Gea, Grant

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Manchester United were routed in the “biggest” of their preseason exhibition games (if you can call a friendly “big”) 4-1 in the International Champions Cup clash against Liverpool at Michigan Stadium.

Let’s take a spin through the news and notes emerging from what transpired in Ann Arbor, Michigan this Saturday. The unofficial attendance for the match today was 105,000. Typically, these numbers are inflated, but if this figure holds, then today’s clash hosted by the University of Michigan is the third highest attended soccer game ever on American soil.

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Liverpool 4, Man United 1 News and Notes: Mane, Clyne, Shaqiri, Ojo, Klopp, Sturridge

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Liverpool won the “biggest” of their preseason exhibition games (if you can call a friendly “big”) 4-1 in the International Champions Cup clash against Manchester United at Michigan Stadium.

Let’s take a spin through the news and notes emerging from what transpired in Ann Arbor, Michigan this Saturday. The unofficial attendance for the match today was 105,000. Typically, these numbers are inflated, but if this figure holds, then today’s clash hosted by the University of Michigan is the third highest attended soccer game ever on American soil.

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Man United News: Anthony Martial, Marcos Rojo, ICC, Michigan, L.A. Rams

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For Manchester United, the “biggest” of their preseason exhibition games (if you can call a friendly “big”) commences in a few hours with the International Champions Cup clash against Liverpool in Michigan Stadium.

Although it’s just a friendly, up to 100,000 spectators are expected to attend so there is certainly no shortage of topics to discuss today. Let’s take a spin through the latest news and notes items making the rounds on the internet this Saturday.

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Liverpool FC News: Jurgen Klopp, Naby Keita, ICC, Michigan Wolverines, Mo Salah

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For Liverpool FC, the “biggest” of their preseason exhibition games (if you can call a friendly “big”) commences in a few hours with the International Champions Cup clash against Manchester United.

Although it’s just a friendly, up to 100,000 spectators are expected to attend so there is certainly no shortage of topics to discuss today. Let’s take a spin through the latest news and notes items making the rounds on the internet this Saturday.

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Manchester United News: ICC, Luke Shaw, Fred, Neil Patrick Harris

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It continues to be a very exciting summer at Manchester United, with a whole lot going on. The “biggest” of their preseason exhibition games (if you can call a friendly “big”) commences tomorrow, and with the International Champions Cup clash against Liverpool coming up there is certainly no shortage of topics to discuss today.

So let’s take a spin through the latest news and notes items making the rounds on the internet this Friday.

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Liverpool FC News: Jurgen Klopp, Alisson, ICC, Oblak, Harbaugh

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It continues to be a very exciting summer at Liverpool, with a whole lot going on at Anfield. The “biggest” of their preseason exhibition games (if you can call a friendly “big”) commences tomorrow, and with the International Champions Cup clash against Manchester United coming up there is certainly no shortage of topics to discuss today.

So let’s take a spin through the latest news and notes items making the rounds on the internet this Friday.

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University of Michigan Makes Cheap Man United vs. Liverpool Tickets Available

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It appears that the third International Champions Cup match at Michigan Stadium will not draw as well as the first two. Given an offer made by the University of Michigan, the institution that is hosting Saturday’s preseason friendly between Manchester United and Liverpool, ticket sales are not going near as well as they did for the first two matches in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

An e-mail obtained by The Sports Bank shows that the U of M is making a last minute ticket offer to current students.

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Jim Harbaugh Excited for Manchester United vs Liverpool Match in Michigan

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Manchester United and Liverpool will renew their rivalry, in preseason friendly form, on Saturday in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The match will take place in Michigan Stadium, nicknamed “The Big House,” home to Head Coach Jim Harbaugh and his Michigan Wolverines college football team.

This will be “an event” to say the least and Harbaugh is certainly excited about it. In past years, Harbaugh has visited with the soccer/football/futbol teams that have played in the big house, the stadium with the second largest capacity in the entire world.

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