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Houston coach Kelvin Sampson apologized to Alabama for kicked chair, trash can after loss [Video]

Houston coach Kelvin Sampson apologized on Sunday night after an assistant coach and a player kicked chairs and a trash can over on their way off the court following the Cougars’ 83-82 loss to No. 9 Alabama.

No. 13 Houston lost to the Crimson Tide on Saturday night after missing a 3-pointer and multiple tip-ins in the final seconds. As time expired, Alabama guard JD Davison blocked a ball near the rim to seal the win — something Sampson and others thought should’ve been called goaltending.

No review was called, and Houston lost by one.

As the Cougars walked off the floor to the locker room, Houston assistant Kellen Sampson — Kelvin’s son — was seen kicking and breaking one chair and then kicking a second one. Houston forward Reggie Chaney also kicked a broken chair, and then knocked over a garbage can.

Houston guard Jamal Shead stopped on his

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8 takeaways from the Patriots’ heartbreaking OT loss to the Cowboys

Mac Jones is a quick study — but not quite quick enough. The New England Patriots couldn’t quite pull off a comeback over the Dallas Cowboys, who managed a walk-off touchdown in overtime, with Dak Prescott finding CeeDee Lamb for 35 yards. The Cowboys won, 35-29.

The Patriots rookie quarterback was nearly the scapegoat then the hero in regulation. He threw a pick-six to Trevon Diggs with two and a half minutes left in the game. The Patriots had needed just a first down to win it. Instead, they gave Dallas the lead. Then Jones did something remarkable. He hit Kendrick Bourne for 75 yards on the following play with Diggs in coverage. It was a truly special play: gutsy as any play he’d made all year. But he left 2:11 on the clock for the Cowboys, who managed to tie the game, send it to overtime and win it

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Paul Finebaum Reacts To Alabama’s Shocking Upset Loss

Nick Saban walks across the field.

Nick Saban walks across the field.

A wild Saturday of college football culminated with Texas A&M shocking Alabama in College Station. The loss was the first for the Tide in nearly two years.

It was an atypical performance for a Nick Saban team. The Crimson Tide, who were favored by three touchdowns, fell behind 24-10 and even after battling back to take a 38-31 lead, surrendered 10 unanswered points in the final five minutes to lose 41-38.

This morning, ESPN radio host Paul Finebaum appeared on SportsCenter and broke down the shocking defeat. He criticized Alabama for getting beat up in the trenches, and also called out the decision to throw three times from the 3-yard-line when they were down 31-27 in the fourth quarter.

“I was concerned about the fact that Alabama was dominated on both lines of scrimmage,” Finebaum said, via Saturday Down South. “I haven’t seen

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What it means that Mac Jones almost outdueled Tom Brady in Patriots’ loss



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Jones looked like the better quarterback in his “duel” with Brady on Sunday. But how much of a moral victory can Patriots fans really take from that?

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Mac Jones reacts against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

As Mac Jones said after Sunday’s deflating loss to Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers in primetime, he’s not really into the concept of “moral victories.”

The weight of the Patriots’ 1-3 start seemed to fall on the rookie as he sat with his head down on the New England bench after Nick Folk’s go-ahead, 56-yard field goal clanged off the left upright at Gillette Stadium like a death knell to his team’s chance of winning the game.

He’s not used to losing this much. He certainly didn’t go 1-3 at any point at Alabama.

But if there’s a silver lining to what the Patriots have gone through this season,

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