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Two big developments off the field have us talking NCAA and BCS, but we quickly get back to the games at hand during Week 9.• Four years since Miami began its internal investigation and two years since Yahoo’s story on Nevin Shapiro, the...
David Fox
10 months ago
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World Series Preview: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red SoxThis is the first time the two teams with their league’s best records have met in the Fall Classic since the Yankees defeated the Braves in 1999. Both the Red Sox and Cardinals won 97 games. These two...
Charlie Miller
10 months ago
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After an investigation that spanned over two years, Miami has finally learned its fate from the NCAA in the Nevin Shapiro scandal.The Division I Committee on Infractions found the university lacked institutional control by failing to monitor a...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Andy Dalton
With six teams on bye in Week 8 and the latest rash of injuries to ravage NFL teams’ rosters, fantasy owners have their work on the waiver cut out for them. On Sunday, Reggie Wayne and Sam Bradford both suffered season-ending injuries, while...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Tony Romo
A rookie quarterback is quickly establishing himself as a star in a massive media market. An embattled Lone Star gunslinger may finally be winning over his fan base. The next generation in Indianapolis showed the old generation how it’s done...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Derek Carr
With eight weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear.Florida State’s dominating victory over Clemson placed the Seminoles squarely in the national championship mix. Florida State ranks No. 2 in the first...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Mike London
The coaching carousel was quiet once again in Week 8. USC, Miami (Ohio) and Connecticut are the only three openings, but more jobs will open over the next few weeks. And the carousel will only get more active if jobs like Texas open, especially as...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Pac-12 to put...
Corby Yarbrough
10 months ago
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This preview and more on UCLA and the Pac-12 are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 23 UCLA Facts & FiguresLast season: 25-10 (13-5 Pac-12...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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This Q&A and more on UCLA and the Pac-12 are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Kyle Anderson is a New Jersey native who was considered one of...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Jacksonville Jaguars
The Seattle Seahawks own the 16-game NFL record for fewest points scored with 140 in 1992. Seattle also owns the all-time mark for fewest yards in a game when it totaled minus-7 against the L.A. Rams in 1979. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers set the modern...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Sunday on Twitter, as a single-file line froze in place after the NASCAR Sprint Cup race’s final caution on the white-flag lap, I wrote the following Talladega evaluation:“Great race, but last few laps, almost all drivers decided...
Tom Bowles
10 months ago
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Joe Southwick
Boise State had a costly 34-17 win over Nevada on Saturday, as quarterback Joe Southwick suffered a broken ankle in the first quarter and is out indefinitely.In his absence, backup Grant Hedrick filled in admirably, completing 18 of 21 passes for...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Eli Manning
Two of last season's NFC playoff participants that have gotten off to disappointing seasons conclude the NFL's Week 7 action when the Minnesota Vikings face the New York Giants tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. How quickly things can change...
Stephen Schindler
10 months ago
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Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Auburn Tigers
It was not a good week to be a frontrunner in the SEC. Five teams — all of whom were favored to win in Week 8 — were ranked in the top 15 and lost. That includes wins by Tennessee and Vanderbilt over ranked opponents for...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Brandin Cooks
The favorites held serve in the Pac-12 for Week 8.Washington State gave Oregon a battle for a half, but the Ducks simply had too much firepower on offense for the Cougars. Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday set a FBS record for pass...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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The BCS standings began Sunday with Baylor and Texas Tech representing the Big 12 in the top 10.There have been many surprises this season, but that has to be pretty high on the list of shocking developments. Even though both teams have the...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Big Ten Football
It wasn't supposed to be a big weekend of action in the Big Ten. No team was favored by single digits and only Wisconsin was a road favorite. That, however, didn't stop the league from generating plenty of excitement.Iowa put quite a scare...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Jimbo Fisher
Florida State is back. After the Seminoles’ 51-14 victory over Clemson, it’s clear the ACC Championship runs through Tallahassee.The Seminoles dominated the Tigers on Saturday night and made a statement in the national title picture....
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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This preview and more on Wichita State and the Missouri Valley Conference are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 25 Wichita State Facts &...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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This preview and more on Baylor and the Big 12 are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 24 Baylor Facts & FiguresLast season: 23-14 (9-9 Big...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Before everyone freaks out, this seems to be a good time to remind people that the top two teams in the first BCS standings have met in the championship just twice since 1998.That doesn’t mean the odds are in the favor of Oregon and Ohio...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Jameis Winston’s performance against Clemson was nearly flawless. Just ask Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher.Even one of the few miscues for Winston — a first-quarter interception — wasn’t totally on the Florida State...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Jameis Winston
The much-hyped showdown in ACC turned out to be a one-sided affair.Florida State and Clemson was only the fourth meeting with two ACC teams ranked in the top five of the Associated Press poll, but the Seminoles simply dominated the Tigers in a 51-...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago

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