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Cardale Jones appears to be enjoying the fame that comes with winning the first College Football Playoff.

The Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback attended Wednesday's Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinal between the Chicago Bulls and his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers. And although it did result in some beef with Joakim Noah, Jones got a chance to hype up the crowd during the Cavaliers' comprehensive victory.

Jones wasn't done. Ever the active tweeter, he took to social media Thursday and:

Jones' complaint stems from running back Ezekiel Elliot's throwing out the first pitch at a St. Louis Cardinals game Tuesday.

Elliott noticed the complaints, and wasn't about to be humble.

Thirsty? Perhaps. But apparently it worked!

H/T For The Win

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Over the next week, Buster Olney will be ranking the 10 best in MLB in a variety of categories. He starts with the top 10 lineups. As one executive noted to Olney, "When you start looking at the projected lineups for 2014, there are not many dominant lineups. Most clubs have a couple of spots that have young players, or players returning from injuries. So almost all have a couple of questions." Click here to see Olney's top 10 Insider and submit your own ballot by clicking on the images below.

Baseball's top 10 lineups

A's

A's

Pictured: Yoenis Cespedes

Angels

Angels

Pictured: Mike Trout

Cardinals

Cardinals

Pictured: Allen Craig

Indians

Indians

Pictured: Nick Swisher

Rangers

Rangers

Pictured: Prince Fielder

Red Sox

Red Sox

Pictured: David Ortiz

Rockies

Rockies

Pictured: Carlos Gonzalez

Royals

Royals

Pictured: Alex Gordon

Tigers

Tigers

Pictured: Miguel Cabrera

Yankees

Yankees

Pictured: Jacoby Ellsbury

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Francona, Hurdle are top managers

Clint Hurdle won the National League Manager of the Year award Tuesday, and it should be no surprise; his Pittsburgh Pirates shocked baseball by shaking off a 20-year futility streak to win 94 games. The American League recipient -- the Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona -- was a bit surprising, as second-place finisher John Farrell was also a popular candidate. In the end, though, it a 24-victory improvement that helped Francona edge out the Boston Red Sox skipper. Did voters get these awards right?

  • What do you make of Terry Francona winning AL Manager of the Year?

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  • What do you make of Clint Hurdle winning NL Manager of the Year?

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    Discuss (Total votes: 31,078)

  • Which team's season was most surprising?

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    Discuss (Total votes: 32,041)

  • Which team will fare better in 2014?

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    Discuss (Total votes: 8,413)

  • Which made the bigger difference for the Red Sox in 2013?

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    Discuss (Total votes: 8,114)

  • Who is the better manager?

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AL wild-card race down to the wire

Two wins separate the three teams in the American League wild-card race, and nothing is out of the question -- including a three-way tie for two playoff spots. The Rays seem to have the advantage, with a one-game lead over the Indians and a six-game win streak. But the Indians also have won six straight and finish with four games at the woeful Twins. As for the Rangers? They're one game behind the Indians but temporarily halted their monthlong plunge -- three games against the Astros will do that -- and stayed alive. Will they win out at home and keep the pressure on Tampa Bay and Cleveland?

  • Which two teams will reach the AL wild-card playoff game?

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  • Which of the three teams vying for the AL wild card is most likely to advance to the divisional round?

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  • Which of the three teams in the AL wild-card race are you rooting for?

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  • Which of these outcomes would be most surprising?

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    Discuss (Total votes: 7,454)

  • Would you like to see a three-way tie for the two AL wild-card spots?

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    Discuss (Total votes: 7,216)

  • Do you like MLB's wild-card playoff system as presently designed?

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    Discuss (Total votes: 63,359)

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