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The State v. Robertson

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4 reasons the Pac-12's Playoff path is at least as tough as the SEC's

You know, the top-tier league with the nine-game conference slate and the country's deepest non-conference schedule.<p>Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn is of the opinion that the depth of the SEC creates a disadvantage for its teams in a Playoff. The strength of the conference wears SEC players down …

Oregon top 4 newcomer in 2nd playoff ranking

Mississippi State, Florida State and Auburn held the top three spots in the second College Football Playoff rankings, with Oregon joining them in the …

Mark Helfrich and the Oregon Ducks Need to Maximize De'Anthony Thomas

So much for the idea that the Oregon Ducks would likely air it out more with star quarterback Marcus Mariota leading the Ducks' high-flying offense under Mark Helfrich.<p>In their 66-3 victory over Nicholls State on Saturday, the No. 3 ranked Ducks racked up a school record 772 yards of total offense. …

USA vs. Panama: Breaking Down the Gold Cup Final Stats

The United States men’s national soccer team will be looking for 11 wins in a row against Panama in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Here’s a look at some of the key statistics headed into the match.<p>The United States leads the tournament in goals scored by eight, having found the back of the net …

Lolo loses, leaves as foe sets USA hurdles record

DES MOINES — While a beaming Brianna Rollins basked in her accomplishment, Lolo Jones slipped out of Drake Stadium.<p>Rollins closed Saturday's session of the U.S. Track & Field Championships with a victory in the women's 100-meter hurdles, setting an American record of 12.26 seconds in the process.<p>"I …

Italy vs. Brazil: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

The Group A finale between Brazil and Italy in the 2013 Confederations Cup didn't influence much aside from seeding in the knockout stage, but don't tell that to A Selecao and their supporters as they celebrate their hard-fought 4-2 victory, according to BBC Sport.<p>Brazil dominated the first half …

Japan vs. Mexico: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

Despite the fact that both Japan and Mexico were already eliminated from contention for the Confederations Cup title, both sides played spiritedly on Saturday.<p>After a few near-misses in the first half for both teams, Mexico and Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez finally broke through. Two beautiful …

Nigeria vs. Spain: Lineups

Nigeria pick a very offensive lineup to take on Spain, who start with Roberto Soldado and Pedro in the attack.<p>Roberto Soldado starts up front for Spain as they look to continue their Confederations Cup progress with a win over Nigeria.<p>Sergio Ramos is at centre-back with Gerard Pique, while Alvaro …

Confederations Cup 2013 Schedule: Fixtures for Semifinals and Finals

The semifinals matchups for the Confederations Cup are just two group-stage matches from being determined. Fortunately for fans, those two matches should provide plenty of excitement.<p>Brazil and Italy traversed Group A with little resistance in notching a semifinals berth in two matches. In Group B, …

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