Outgoing UCF coach Scott Frost told his players after their Peach Bowl win that he didn’t quite expect their success.The school released a video of Frost’s postgame speech to his players following the 34-27 win over Auburn, and he admitted to his players that, given the distraction and awkwardness surrounding his impending departure for Nebraska, he hadn’t expected them to win the game. (read more)

Now that conference play is fully in swing, college basketball’s season is starting to make a little more sense. Every game is like another piece added to the puzzle that makes the landscape of the sport make a little more sense. (read more)

With the halfway point of the season now behind us and the trade deadline fast approaching, it’s time to take a preliminary look at the UFA class of 2018. We ranked the top 20 pending unrestricted free agents based on votes from writers Gavin Lee, Brian La Rose, Nate Brown, Zach Leach and Holger Stolzenberg. (read more)

The Nationals have announced their minor league staff for 2018, highlighted by the return of Randy Knorr to the dugout as manager of the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs, a post he last held in 2011. The past two seasons Knorr was the senior advisor to Mike Rizzo. (read more)

During the 2017-2018 offseason, we here at LOD are putting together a different kind of prospect list than you’re used to seeing. As opposed to typical prospect rankings, we are going position by position to give you the names to look out for in the upcoming season. (read more)

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins and the team’s brass have some decisions to make during the offseason. With Cousins’ future uncertain in Washington, former general manager Scot McCloughan shared some interesting person insight about the quarterback. (read more)

Many Redskins fans flipped upon hearing what Scot McCloughan said about his former starting quarterback. Thing is: The GM simply spoke the truth about No. (read more)

Many Broncos fans want Kirk Cousins to come and quarterback their team but the Redskins' former GM raised something of a red flag on a Denver radio station. . (read more)

The Wizards haven’t been involved in many trade rumors so far this year, but they’re still a team worth monitoring closely in the coming weeks. Washington completes a trade-deadline deal virtually every season — in 2017, the club added Bojan Bogdanovic, and two years ago it was Markieff Morris arriving in D. (read more)

The University of Wisconsin is very satisfied with the job head football coach Paul Chryst is doing and has rewarded him with a contract extension. On Friday, the university’s Athletic Board approved a contract that keeps Chryst locked in through Jan. (read more)

A Florida Gators assistant coach was humorously called out by his wife for eating so much junk food while out on the road recruiting.Billy Gonzales, who was on Dan Mullen’s staff at Mississippi State as a co-offensive coordinator and joined him in Gainesville, shared this funny text he got from his wife: When you’re busy hustling on the road, it’s not so easy to have four and five-star meals. (read more)

Late last year when Arkansas was looking for its next head coach, Gus Malzahn was a name many threw out there as the ideal replacement for Bret Bielema. Rather than sign with the Razorbacks, however, Malzahn reportedly agreed to a huge new contract at Auburn — a seven-year, $49 million deal that some have said is fully guaranteed. (read more)

Rumors had been swirling that Nick Saban could explore the possibility of hiring former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze as his next offensive coordinator, but that is apparently not going to happen.ESPN’s Chris Low reports that Alabama has decided to promote offensive assistant Michael Locksley to offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. (read more)

It’s been roughly a year and a half since Les Miles was fired as head coach of the LSU football team, and it appears that he’s become a bit out of touch with reality.The 64-year-old retired head coach was recently introduced to a fidget spinner, and it was quickly made clear that he had no idea what it was. (read more)

When Washington State tackle Cole Madison takes the field for the Senior Bowl, he will be honoring late teammate and friend Tyler Hilinski with a sticker on his helmet. It’s a nice gesture on Madison’s part. (read more)

Baker Mayfield appears to be attempting to take a page out of the Ball family’s playbook heading into the 2018 NFL Draft.Lonzo and LaVar Ball made it clear that they wanted the UCLA product to land with their hometown Lakers, and sure enough, that’s exactly what happened. (read more)


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