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Paul Finebaum Names College Football’s Most ‘Disappointing’ Team

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With three full weeks of the 2021 college football season in the books, the national landscape is starting to take shape. The cream of the crop has started to rise to the top, while some of the preseason favorites have already taken a step in the wrong direction.

Among the teams that have underwhelmed through the first quarter of the regular season is Clemson. Dabo Swinney’s Tigers narrowly scraped out a messy win over Georgia Tech on Saturday to improve to 2-1, but have shown glaring problems on offense through their first three games.

Apart from an expected domination of South Carolina Upstate, Clemson scored just 17 points in its other two games. That lack of offense has many concerned, including college football analyst Paul Finebaum.

In his weekly Sunday appearance on SportsCenter, the ESPN host called Clemson the most disappointing

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One stat that matters for every NFL team

“Stats are for losers.”

You’ve heard that from coach after coach, up to and including Bill Belichick, and though Coach B knows better (he’s had Ernie Adams and a cadre of metric and situational analysts for decades), there are coaches and executives who still believe this, and it’s too bad for them. While base statistics and advanced metrics aren’t the be-all and end-all, the ability to match numbers to tape puts you ahead of the pack — whether you’re an analyst, a coach, or an executive.

To that end, let’s take a look at one number of meaning for every NFL team coming into the 2021 season. Whether you believe that stats matter or not, we promise to make them as relevant as possible.

(All statistics include postseason performances whenever possible and applicable. All advanced metrics are courtesy of Pro Football Focus, Sports Info Solutions, Pro Football Reference, and

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Stephen A. Smith wants to team up with Magic Johnson on ESPN

These days, what Stephen A. Smith wants at ESPN, Stephen A. gets. 

Next up, Magic Johnson.

Smith wants to team up with Johnson, according to sources, possibly on “NBA Countdown,” the pregame show that leads into the NBA Finals and other marquee games.

Smith’s ideal setup would be to have a Big 3 that also includes “Pardon the Interruption” co-host Michael Wilbon, who often works alongside Smith on “SportsCenter.”

Nothing is finalized, so it hasn’t been determined whether the potential show would have a traditional host.

In the wake of Maria Taylor’s and Rachel Nichols’ departures, Jalen Rose, Jay Williams and Adrian Wojnarowski are the “Countdown” incumbents, while Richard Jefferson, Kendrick Perkins and Chiney Ogwumike would figure to be candidates to join the show.

ESPN also has interest in Draymond Green, but, as an active player, the Warriors forward would only be available on occasion.

Green has done work for

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Draymond Green & Team USA Troll Kevin Durant at Olympics


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Kevin Durant and members of Team USA practice before the Olympics.

Kevin Durant got an odd welcome from Team USA at their arrival in Tokyo, and Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green is taking credit for leading the prank against his former teammate.

Durant is seen as one of the key players looking to lead the Americans back to gold after a rough start to their Olympic journey, but his teammates were keeping things loose as the team arrived in Tokyo. The group was seen serenading Durant with a very odd song choice, and getting some viral attention for it.

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Green Trolls Durant

As members of the USA Basketball Men’s National Team were waiting in the hallway of Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium for Friday’s Opening Ceremony to begin, they decided

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