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Previewing the Top Five College Football Games in Week 7

Wild week of upsets flipped the script on Oct. 11 games
Previewing the Top Five College Football Games in Week 7

 

Not that we needed any more reminders that last week was a three-day period of chaos in college football like none other, but take a look at the impact games in the aftermath for Week 7.

 

It’s the middle of October, and an Auburn-Mississippi State game and TCU-Baylor game carry more weight than LSU-Florida and Texas-Oklahoma.

 

That’s what happens when 11 AP ranked teams lose in a week, including five of the top eight.

 

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NBA Reaches New $24 Billion TV Deal with ESPN, Turner

League Triples Its TV Income

The NBA announced Monday that it’s a reached a new nine-year, $24 billion TV deal with ESPN and Turner. That’s an awful lot of money. The new arrangement — effective starting with the 2016-17 season, and running until 2024-25 — is worth nearly triple the amount of the current one.

Florida's Quarterback Woes Continue With Suspension of Treon Harris

Will Muschamp has indefinitely suspended Harris.
Florida's Quarterback Woes Continue With Suspension of Treon Harris

Florida’s offense has hit another speed bump, as true freshman quarterback Treon Harris has been indefinitely suspended from the team due to an off-the-field incident. With Harris suspended, the Gators are expected to start Jeff Driskel in Saturday night’s game against LSU.

According to an official statement from the school, Harris is accused of sexual assault on Sunday morning.

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 6 in the ACC

Here are the stats to know from Week 6 in the ACC.
10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 5

Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game.

 

Whether the stats are historic, advanced or just an observation from a box score, Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Atlantic Coast Conference football action:

 

Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins Game Preview and Prediction

Russell Wilson and the defending Super Bowl champions take on the Redskins to close out Week 5
Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins Game Preview and Prediction

The defending Super Bowl champions’ title defense tour makes a stop in our nation’s capital, as Seattle will take on Washington on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Seahawks (2-1) are coming off of their bye still riding high following their overtime victory over Denver two weeks ago.

College Basketball: Ranking the SEC Coaches for 2014-15

John Calipari, Billy Donovan get company at the top with Bruce Pearl
College Basketball: Ranking the SEC Coaches for 2014-15

Sorry to break it to fans outside of Lexington and Gainesville, but SEC basketball is a little stale.

 

Kentucky and Florida have established a two-team power structure at the top of the league so close that the two teams have the same league record (64-20) since 2010.

 

If one coach can spice this league up, it’s the new guy at Auburn.

 

Northwestern Makes Unlikely Return to Ranks of Big Ten Contenders

Wildcats start 2-0 in Big Ten after upset of Wisconsin
Northwestern Makes Unlikely Return to Ranks of Big Ten Contenders

Northwestern gave up 259 rushing yards to Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon, and as a result, the Wildcats will face Minnesota next week in a game to lead the Big Ten West division.

 

As much as Northwestern’s struggles during the second half of last season defied explanation, so does the Wildcats’ return to the top half of the Big Ten.

 

In a checkered season for the Big Ten, Northwestern's turnaround has become one of the bright spots.

 

Georgia Tech and Virginia Emerge as Unlikely Frontrunners in Coastal Division

Clarity in the Coastal Division?
Georgia Tech and Virginia Emerge as Unlikely Frontrunners in Coastal Division

Preseason predictions are never an exact science, but the Coastal Division was perhaps the Power 5 league with the most uncertainty and overall difficulty when trying to sort out the projections.

Six weeks into the season, the Coastal Division might have clarity in the form of Georgia Tech and Virginia.

Yes, that’s right. Georgia Tech and Virginia.

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