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Pac-12's Top Teams Aiming to Break CFP Dry Spell

Pac-12’s Top Teams Aiming to Break CFP Dry Spell

Utah safety Sione Vaki, celebrating his touchdown with Landen King, is chasing a playoff spot in a competitive Pac-12 season. The Pac-12 faces a tough challenge as it enters its final season in the current format. Next year, 10 Pac-12 schools will disperse across three other Power Five conferences. However, before this transition, the conference is striving to end a six-year College Football Playoff drought. To achieve this, the Pac-12 must confront its own competitive depth. Thanks to strong out-of-conference performances, the Pac-12 boasts four teams with either zero or one loss, matching only the SEC in this regard. The ...

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NFL Numbers: Chiefs and Eagles' Fast Starts Increase Likelihood of Rare Rematch

NFL Numbers: Chiefs and Eagles’ Fast Starts Increase Likelihood of Rare Rematch

Kansas City and Philadelphia are setting the stage for a possible Super Bowl rematch, as both teams have started the season strong, with six wins out of their first seven games, placing them at the top of the NFL standings. This marks only the sixth time in NFL history that the previous season’s Super Bowl contestants have held the best record in the league as they enter Week 8 or later. The last occurrence was back in the 2000 season when the Titans and Rams, both at 8-2, shared this distinction as they headed into Week 12. However, neither of ...

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Former NFL Player Sergio Brown, Accused of Matricide, Denied Bail Release

Former NFL Player Sergio Brown, Accused of Matricide, Denied Bail Release

In Maywood, Illinois, former NFL player Sergio Brown, who stands accused of killing his mother, allegedly purchased a one-way ticket to Cancun, Mexico, following the last known sighting of the victim prior to her tragic death last month, according to a prosecutor’s statement on Wednesday. Brown, facing charges of first-degree murder and concealing a homicide, made an appearance in court for a detention hearing, presided over by Cook County Judge Teresa Molina-Gonzalez. The judge denied his request for pretrial release, meaning he will remain in custody until his next court appearance scheduled for November 22. The lifeless body of Brown’s ...

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Deion Sanders Responds to SNL Skit with His Favorite Impressions

Deion Sanders Responds to SNL Skit with His Favorite Impressions

In early October, Deion Sanders, the head coach of the Colorado Buffaloes, witnessed Keenan Thompson’s spot-on impersonation of himself during a Saturday Night Live skit. As time passed since the skit aired, Sanders had the opportunity to reflect on the portrayal and identify who, in his opinion, captured his essence best. “I’m a fan of Keenan. Let’s make that clear,” Sanders expressed. “I have great admiration for him and what he’s contributed to the world of comedy. I had the honor of hosting Saturday Night Live in the past, and those moments were unforgettable. However, the person who truly nails ...

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Oklahoma State vs. Cincinnati: Promo Codes, Betting Info, Odds, and Over/Under - Oct. 28

Oklahoma State vs. Cincinnati: Promo Codes, Betting Info, Odds, and Over/Under – Oct. 28

The Oklahoma State Cowboys (5-2) are gearing up to face their Big 12 rival, the Cincinnati Bearcats (2-5), in a highly anticipated matchup scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 2023. This clash will take place at Boone Pickens Stadium, where the Cowboys are the notable favorites, boasting a 7.5-point spread and an over/under set at 53.5. For a comprehensive breakdown of the odds, spread, and other betting details for the Oklahoma State vs. Cincinnati showdown, read on. Game Information: Promo Codes for Sportsbooks: Sportsbook Promo Code Offer BetMGM GNPLAY1 First Bet Offer: Up to $1500 Back in Bonus Bets BetWay Click ...

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Booger McFarland: Michigan, Ohio State Unlikely to Both Reach College Football Playoff

Booger McFarland: Michigan, Ohio State Unlikely to Both Reach College Football Playoff

With the ESPN College Football Playoff reveal show just around the corner, the network’s panel of experts has been vigorously analyzing the intricate landscape of college football, anticipating their upcoming kickoff show. In a recent segment called ‘This or That,’ these experts tackled pivotal scenarios for this year’s College Football Playoff. Among these scenarios, former LSU star Booger McFarland was tasked with a challenging question: “Which is more likely: Michigan and Ohio State both making the College Football Playoff or missing it?” McFarland confidently responded, “I’d say it’s more probable that they both miss. I believe Florida State will go ...

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Ryan Day & Matt Rhule Advise on Curbing Sign-Stealing in College Football

Ryan Day & Matt Rhule Advise on Curbing Sign-Stealing in College Football

One of the current headline stories in the world of sports revolves around the investigation into sign-stealing within the Michigan football program. This inquiry centers on Conor Stalions, a lower-level staffer associated with the Wolverines, who has allegedly attended more than 35 college football games in recent years. The NCAA is now scrutinizing whether Michigan engaged in any illicit practices to gain insights into the signs used by their future opponents. NCAA regulations explicitly prohibit in-person scouting, yet the specifics of these rules can be somewhat ambiguous, potentially allowing for interpretation and exploitation by the Wolverines. The extent to which ...

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Monday Night Football: Cousins Leads Vikings to 49ers' Second Consecutive Loss

Monday Night Football: Cousins Leads Vikings to 49ers’ Second Consecutive Loss

In Monday Night Football, San Francisco’s Christian McCaffrey shone, but it wasn’t enough. The Minnesota Vikings clinched a late victory with a 22-17 score at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. This loss marked the 49ers’ second consecutive defeat after an impressive 5-0 season start. McCaffrey extended his scoring streak to 16 games, scoring his first touchdown with a 3-yard run just before halftime, leaving him trailing behind NFL record holder Lenny Moore, who scored in 17 straight games. Just over a minute before halftime, McCaffrey’s touchdown narrowed the Vikings’ lead to three points. However, Jordan Addison turned a potential interception ...

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Ohio State Faces Toughest Test as They Host Penn State

Ohio State Faces Toughest Test as They Host Penn State

At the midpoint of the season, Ohio State’s head coach, Ryan Day, admits he’s still discovering who his No. 3-ranked Buckeyes truly are. The upcoming matchup against the undefeated No. 7 Penn State Nittany Lions promises to provide more clarity and potentially reshape the College Football Playoff landscape for both Big Ten East rivals. Day acknowledges that the Buckeyes’ identity remains a work in progress, a sentiment he believes extends to many teams nationwide. However, as they gear up for this crucial game, Day sees an opportunity to shape their season’s narrative and determine their true character. Penn State, on ...

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Air Force vs. Navy Football: In-Depth Game Prediction and Preview

Air Force vs. Navy Football: In-Depth Game Prediction and Preview

Game Information Matchup Preview Air Force vs. Navy Prediction Air Force, with a possible absence of starting QB Zac Larrier, relies on its formidable defense. The Falcons excel at stopping the run, allowing less than 115 yards per game and just 2.8 yards per carry. Navy’s strength is its ground game, but its passing defense has struggled. The Air Force defense will maintain its dominance against the run. The Falcons’ offense is efficient on third downs, and they lead the nation in time of possession, giving them an edge. Predicted Outcome Betting Line Confidence Level (ATS) Must See Rating Additional ...

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Athol Dominates Second Half, Tops Mahar 26-16 in Week 7 Football

Athol Dominates Second Half, Tops Mahar 26-16 in Week 7 Football

The Athol football team had eagerly anticipated their showdown with Mahar for nearly a year. After two losses to their rivals last fall, Athol was determined to avenge those defeats. The Bears led 14-10 at halftime, but Aidan Melanson’s two touchdown passes in the second half secured a 26-16 Intercounty League North victory for Athol on a rainy night at the Woodward Complex. Bears coach Josh Talbot commented on the significance of the win, considering their losses to Mahar the previous year. They made crucial adjustments at halftime to turn the game around. Despite a late push from the Senators, ...

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Kansas Football: Lance Leipold Nominated for the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year Award

Kansas Football: Lance Leipold Nominated for the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year Award

Kansas Football Coach Lance Leipold Named for 2023 Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award Lance Leipold, head coach of Kansas football, has earned a place of distinction as one of the 26 college football coaches featured on the prestigious 2023 Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award watch list. This marks Leipold’s second consecutive appearance on the list, demonstrating his consistent excellence in the field of coaching. Now in its 38th year, the Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award, presented by the American Heart Association, is a coveted accolade given each January. It recognizes head ...

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Austin Discusses Thrilling MNF Match, Viral Fan Moment, and Pre-Game Scuffle with Cowboys

Austin Discusses Thrilling MNF Match, Viral Fan Moment, and Pre-Game Scuffle with Cowboys

In the wake of an action-packed Monday Night Football showdown against the Dallas Cowboys, it’s the perfect moment for a fresh installment of ‘Ekeler’s Edge.’ Joining host Matt Harmon, Austin Ekeler dissects the exhilarating game’s madness and offers his thoughts on outsmarting the fantasy football guru himself in the Ekeler Invitational Fantasy Football league. Before making his triumphant return to the field, the Los Angeles running back found himself in an unexpected pre-game scuffle that quickly made waves on Twitter. Ekeler shares the backstory of the skirmish and how he found himself embroiled in it, albeit unintentionally. Turning our attention ...

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Indians face yet another challenging away game in college football

Indians face yet another challenging away game in college football

Catawba’s football team faces another challenging task this Saturday. Once again, they find themselves in the underdog role, going up against a formidable opponent on the road. This recurring theme has defined head coach Tyler Haines’ debut season at the helm. While there’s a lot of optimism surrounding the Indians, they’re a competitive and entertaining team to follow on WSAT. However, they consistently encounter stronger opponents on the field.Perhaps not a significantly improved outlook, but there is some optimism. Catawba heads into their matchup against Limestone as a 17-point underdog, as per the Massey Ratings. The Indians are faced with ...

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Expert Selections and Predictions for College Football Week 8

Expert Selections and Predictions for College Football Week 8

October 7, 2023, Ohio Stadium, Ohio, USA – Prior to their matchup against the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, October 7, 2023, the Ohio State Buckeyes football team made a spirited entrance onto the field. This spectacle was captured by Clare Grant of The Columbus Dispatch, affiliated with the USA TODAY NETWORK. College Football News Presents: Week 8 Expert Picks By Pete Fiutak In This Article: Tuesday Games: Wednesday Game: Thursday Games: Friday Game: Saturday Games: For more insights and predictions, please check out the “Predicting Every Remaining Game” section for AAC, ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, CUSA, and SEC, as ...

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Assessing Undefeated College Football Teams' Rankings

Assessing Undefeated College Football Teams’ Rankings

At the midpoint of the season, we find 11 teams that have managed to preserve their unblemished records in the cutthroat world of college football. However, a closer examination reveals that some have faced stiffer challenges than others on their path to perfection. First Quarter: Ranking the Remaining Undefeated Teams As we survey the landscape, we must consider 10 of these undefeated squads, excluding James Madison due to its ineligibility for the Sun Belt Conference title during its transition from FCS. Let’s evaluate and rank these teams based on their performance up to this point: As the college football season ...

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Today's Free Picks: College Football Betting Selections - 10/17/2023.

Today’s Free Picks: College Football Betting Selections – 10/17/2023.

Prediction for Middle Tennessee State vs. Liberty College Football Betting Pick on October 17, 2023. In their recent matchup, Middle Tennessee State secured a 31-23 home win against Louisiana Tech, showcasing improved performance. With 2-5 overall, the Blue Raiders demonstrated a balanced offensive approach but faced challenges defensively, allowing substantial passing yards. Meanwhile, Liberty extended their undefeated streak to 6-0 with a 31-13 road triumph over Jacksonville State. The Flames displayed a dominant ground game, amassing 245 rushing yards. Quarterback Kaidon Salter efficiently managed the passing game, contributing 177 yards and two touchdowns. Analyzing their history, Liberty previously defeated Middle ...

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Wednesday Night Matchup: Advanced Computer College Football Model Unveils Selections for New Mexico State vs. UTEP Line, Picks

Wednesday Night Matchup: Advanced Computer College Football Model Unveils Selections for New Mexico State vs. UTEP Line, Picks

In Wednesday night’s showdown, the New Mexico State Aggies face off against the UTEP Miners, two formidable Conference USA teams. The consensus from SportsLine places the Aggies as 3-point favorites, with an over/under set at 48.5 (stay updated with this week’s college football odds on our dedicated page). Before finalizing your picks for this game, it’s imperative to consult the college football predictions provided by the SportsLine Projection Model. This cutting-edge model meticulously simulates every FBS college football game a staggering 10,000 times. Since its inception, it has garnered an impressive profit of over $2,000 for those wagering $100 on ...

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College Sports Facing New Perils: Antitrust Lawsuit Targets TV Revenue Sharing

College Sports Facing New Perils: Antitrust Lawsuit Targets TV Revenue Sharing

In a recent gathering attended by university presidents in Manhattan, Arizona State President Michael Crowe was prompted to consider a future scenario where student-athletes in Sun Devils football and basketball receive a share of the vast media rights revenues their sports generate. Crowe voiced his opposition to this idea, stating that it doesn’t align with the present gender-balanced college sports framework in the United States. Nevertheless, the NCAA and major college sports conferences are confronting another antitrust lawsuit that could potentially lead to athletes being compensated or receiving revenue-sharing arrangements akin to professional sports. The “House vs. the NCAA” class-action ...

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Michigan secures the top spot in college football rankings, narrowly surpassing Georgia, while Louisville rises in the CBS Sports 133.

Michigan secures the top spot in college football rankings, narrowly surpassing Georgia, while Louisville rises in the CBS Sports 133.

In our updated rankings, the Wolverines narrowly surpassed the two-time reigning national champion Bulldogs by a single voting point. In our updated college football rankings, Michigan has overtaken Georgia to claim the coveted No. 1 position. This change was not solely a reaction to the Week 6 results, which featured an impressive performance by the Bulldogs, particularly quarterback Carson Beck. Rather, it is the culmination of a series of shifts in the top five over the past few weeks. Two weeks ago, for the first time this season, Georgia no longer dominated the first-place votes, as four different teams vied ...