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The most important October storylines in college football to watch

Forty names, games, teams and details that make news in college football (Irish hangover cures sold separately in Evanston, where it’s been a month since Northwestern got drunk in a win over Nebraska): MORE DASH: QBs say ‘I told you so’ | League standings | September review FOURTH TERM PRESUME OCTOBER Next Month’s Storylines: A …

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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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Canelo Alvarez ended one of boxing’s greatest rivalries against Gennady Golovkin

Canelo Alvarez dominated Gennady Golovkin in their trilogy fight, ending their long-running rivalry. The 12-round bout was never in doubt with Alvarez (58-2-2) attacking early. He controlled the first eight rounds until Golovkin (42-2-1) finally showed signs of life in the ninth round. Age played a factor as the 40-year-old Golovkin lacked the speed that …

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Canelo Alvarez triumphed in the trilogy against Gennady Golovkin

Canelo Alvarez is the only fighter to ever beat Gennadiy Golovkin. And now he has achieved this feat twice. For the first time in their rivalry, Alvarez was in complete control of a fight against Golovkin. Unlike their first two bouts, which were extremely competitive and close, this one was one-sided. Alvarez outshot and beat …

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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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Thursday Night Football Review on Amazon Prime Video

1. The NFL was broadcasting a regular season game and we all lived to tell about it. There are two things to appreciate about Amazon Prime Video’s presentation of Thursday night’s Chargers-Chiefs matchup: the actual telecast of the game and the streaming experience. In terms of the game’s performance, it’s hard to have any complaints …

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NCAA student-athlete compensation complaint takes ‘aggressive’ next step

A new state organization is joining the growing movement to consider athletes as employees. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) may soon launch what one legal expert describes as an “aggressive investigation” into whether unpaid college athletes are discriminated against because they are not fairly compensated. The EEOC was recently targeted in an employment …

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The impact of NIL on college recruitment is a key topic of the new bill

One of the most influential Republicans in the US Senate is reintroducing a Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) bill that would “preserve the unique amateur nature of college sports,” he says. Sen. Roger Wicker (R., Miss.), the ranking member of the committee believed to have jurisdiction over any NIL legislation, is proposing a bill similar …

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