There are two types of people.
The first type makes up the overwhelming percentage of humanity that are good people who strive to provide for their friends, family and/or community in various ways. They try to improve their lot in life and by doing so they help others.
The second type can be found on twitter.
With that all said, twitter announced today that you can now “tip” people who are on twitter. Do you know who also is on twitter? Five star recruits.
Do you know who will now be signing up for twitter if they have not already? The notorious bag men of various universities.
Now they no longer will need to carry the huge bags of cash. They can now easily transfer money through twitter. I wonder if twitter is going to be reporting these “tips” as income for the twitter user and thus the recruit would have to report it on their tax return?
Will the NCAA be able to require access to tax returns when a recruit signs his/her letter of intent?
If twitter doesn’t report anything, then watch out.
So...the NCAA doesn't have control over ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ recruits' finances *before* they sign with a school, right? https://t.co/3ON8msHbeL— Allan Bell (@AllanBell247) May 6, 2021
I miss the days when bag men used physical bags of physical cash and physically handed it to players. Those were the good ole days.
Sports! Sports! Sports! Sports!
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Everyone saw the headline. What happened to the man who wrote it?
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From an offensive lineman who wears a "Run the Damn Ball" hat to a walk-on running back, these Huskers helped their cases this spring.
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Nebraska was swept at home for the first time in the Big Ten era, and not surprisingly, that has quieted any discussions of hosting regionals, and put the Huskers back into one of the country’s most challenging regionals.
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Bill Moos is a traditionalist when it comes to college football.
One also might say the 70-year-old Nebraska athletic director trends toward "old school."
So, it’s predictable that he isn’t wild about the NCAA’s ongoing changes to August football practice.
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The phone’s ringing, because Jeff Brohm can’t just sit there and wait. It’s not in his DNA. You’ve seen him coach offense, right? You’ve seen his Purdue football team throw it all over the field, use gadget plays, try to make things happen. That’s who he is. It’s why my phone is ringing at 10:22 a.m.
Huskers ready for recruiting 'marathon' in June. Here are the key storylines | Recruiting | omaha.com
The NCAA's COVID-related recruiting limits end June 1, so Husker football coaches can host recruits on visits and evaluate them in person. Sam McKewon has recruiting storylines to watch this
years since drafting a QB in rds 1-2— Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball) May 2, 2021
0: JAX, NYJ, SF, CHI, NE, TB
1: CIN, MIA, LAC, GB, PHI
2: ARI, NYG, WAS, DEN
3: CLE, BUF, BAL
4: KC, HOU
7: MIN, LV
“STICK TO SPORTS!” Nah.
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Were you a live, sentient teenager in the 1990s? Then you probably remember JNCO jeans, those ultra-baggy denim pants with the 23-inch cuffs that flew off the racks at Hot Topic and were a hot topic (oh!) among disapproving adults.
The Best Things I Saw On The Internet This Week
This teacher is using Korn’s Coming Undone to teach kids the alphabet. pic.twitter.com/c5VaQFMa3f— (@0fficialStacey) May 2, 2021