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The most important October storylines in college football to watch

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Pac-12’s George Klyavkoff cites ‘significant’ financial and mental health concerns about UCLA’s move to Big Ten in letter

In a letter provided to the University of California Board of Regents ahead of Thursday’s closed-door session to discuss UCLA’s proposed move to the Big Ten Conference, Pac-12 Commissioner George Klyavkoff detailed the “significant concerns” he had with the move, including its effect on student-athlete mental health, increased travel and operating costs, and negative impact …

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Pac-12’s George Klyavkoff cites ‘significant’ financial and mental health concerns about UCLA’s move to Big Ten in letter

In a letter provided to the UC Board of Regents ahead of Thursday’s closed-door session to discuss UCLA’s proposed move to the Big Ten Conference, Pac-12 Commissioner George Klyavkoff detailed the “significant concerns” he had with this move, including student-athlete mental health, increased travel and operating costs, and negative impacts on both Cal’s revenue and …

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Which teams would make a 12-team CFP bracket right now

Why wait a few years before assembling an expanded College Football Playoff group when we can do it now?! Let’s celebrate college leaders finally agreeing on something that’s good for all sports, coast to coast. Using the current college football rankings to create a 12-team hypothetical playoff bracket based on the model adopted earlier this …

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Deion Sanders’ halftime pep talk ignites Jackson State in Ruth

Jackson, Miss. – As first-year Grambling State coach Hue Jackson led his troops into the locker room trailing 21–17 to the SWAC’s most electrifying program, Jackson State coach Deion Sanders was rightfully annoyed. JSU had not won at home against Grambling since 1999, despite beating GSU in an unprecedented spring campaign in 2011. After one …

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The Florida A&M football fiasco reminds us that college sports are professional sports

Florida A&M Rattlers Head Coach Willie Simmonsphoto: AP NIL is reasonable. It was ridiculous that “amateur” athletes were not allowed to accept anything financially for their athletic talents other than fees to attend the institution so they could play on the team and be properly housed and fed so they could play well. Athletes work …

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