The Morning Dump: 01/15/13

imagesJohnny Manziel will not be playing in the Pebble Beach Pro-Am due to the NCAA saying that Manziel not paying the $20,000 amateur entry fee would be a violation.  Manziel is apparently an even better golfer than he is a football player.

The Cleveland Browns are selling the naming rights to the Cleveland Browns Stadium.  The new name will be “At Least You Are Not Watching The Cavaliers Cleveland Browns Stadium”

Brent Musburger. drops a “Really Smoking” last night after the Kansas/Baylor game.  I love it and I’m glad Musburger seems to be playing with it.

Jim Delaney says that changing the names of the Legends/Leaders divisions are on the table for 2014. 

imagesCAET11SJThe weak free agent QB market (Alex Smith, Vick) will have QBs getting drafted higher than they should be.  Geno Smith, Tyler Wilson, Mike Glennon and Matt Barkley could all be 1st round draft picks.

Did anyone think that neither UNC and Kentucky would have 1 vote in both the AP and Coaches polls?  I didn’t.  I felt they would both struggle, but never saw this fall coming.

The Marlins have changed their “FanFest” to a “Winter Warm Up” in hopes that no one will notice the epic screw job they gave their fans this offseason.

The ACC is considering starting their own network for fans who can’t find anything to watch on ESPN, ESPN2, BIG10 NEtwork, SEC Network, NBC Sports, CBS Sports, History Channel, A&E or Netflix.

The Florida Panthers are offering $7 a game season ticket packages that include a free Panthers jersey and free parking to get the fans back in the arenas.

The new Tiger/Rory Nike commercial “No Cup Is Safe”, brings back memories of the Larry Bird vs. Michael Jordan McDonald’s commercial in 1993.

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