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RIP Prince

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Look, I'm going to be upfront with you: I'd be lying if I said that I was a huge fan of Prince's music and I have trouble rattling off any songs other than "Purple Rain" and "Little Red Corvette." That being said, my fondest memories of Prince can best be described from the video above, in the classic Prince basketball sketch from short-lived but legendary Chapelle's ShowMTV did a little reminiscing about this sketch, which you should read in case you're unfamiliar with the sketch, or if you simply need a refresher.


The Big Ten reached a record-breaking deal with Fox Sports on Wednesday to sell half of its media rights for over $250 million dollars. The good folks over at Land Grant Holy Land give you the full breakdown of what this means for the B1G (hint: every school is going to be rolling in at least $40 million extra in cash) and for the rest of college football as a whole (hint: no bueno for the Big 12).

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Steve Spurrier unleashed some strong opinions about Joe Paterno on Paul Finebaum's show the other day. Yes, it's safe to click.

THON will phase out its canning initiative by 2018. Someday, you will be telling your grandkids about how you used to stand out in the cold December air for hours on hand, shaking that can full of coins to help raise funds for pediatric cancer research.

Pitt's James Conner recently appeared on the Ellen Show. I highly recommend viewing.

CNN listed its top five Cold War-themed movies of the 80's. It would have been a crime against humanity if it didn't include Red Dawn or Rocky IV

Ohio State has filed to trademark Woody Hayes' namesake