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Biggest Red Flags in the 2018 Draft Class

Baker Mayfield made news last week not for his beatdown of the Kansas Jayhawks but for a crotch-grab caught on camera. Twitter and television erupted with talk of Mayfield losing the Heisman Trophy or his draft stock being hurt.<p>Is Mayfield's fiery, loud style a sign he's the next Johnny Manziel, as …

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With a win against WVU, Oklahoma would’ve basically clinched a Playoff bid early (again), if not for the renewed Big 12 title game

TCU has officially clinched a bid to play Oklahoma in the Big 12 Championship.<p>TCU beat Baylor on Black Friday, 45-22, earning a spot in the Big 12 Championship against Oklahoma next week.<p>The Big 12 Championship was a thing from 1996 through 2010. It ruined plenty of national title shots.<p>Bill …

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No. 12 TCU locks up Big 12 title game date with Oklahoma

After a few-year sabbatical, the inaugural renewal of the Big 12 championship game is officially set.<p>Needing just to get past one-win Baylor, No. 12 …

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Game Primer: OU vs. West Virginia

4Oklahoma<p>West Virginia<p>Saturday, Nov. 25 / 2:45 p.m. CT / Owen Field /<p><b>OPENING KICK</b><p>• No. 4/3/5 Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) goes for its 21st win in 22 …

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Expert Predictions for Week 13 in College Football

Here's hoping last week's snoozefest didn't turn you off to college football, because we are headed for a Thanksgiving weekend smorgasbord of games with serious national implications.<p>The Iron Bowl is the big one we've all been talking about for weeks, but eight Top 10 teams finish the regular …

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UCLA football has what Chip Kelly needs, without the pitfalls of the SEC

Fast becoming one of the staples in the world of football, “Where Will Chip Kelly Coach Next?” is back for its third season in a span of five years. And the offensive whiz certainly has some suitors lined up.<p>USA Today reported Tennessee reached out to Kelly, only to be rebuffed. It seemed Florida …

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Pasch Factor: Gabbert Still Writing His Story

Cardinals quarterback is tangible example of difficulty identifying franchise signal-caller

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Starting Iowa State corner Brian Peavy arrested for criminal mischief

The Thanksgiving holiday wasn’t an especially positive one for one member of the Iowa State football program.<p>According to the <i>Des Moines Register</i>,</b> …

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Big Ten picks: Can we (please) pretend that last week never happened?

After getting blanked last week, I’m down for some revisionist history.<p>Fortunately, I know the perfect guy to grant me that wish: Michigan running back Karan Higdon, who said of last season’s tilt with Ohio State, “I think everyone knows we definitely won that game.”<p>Technically, Ohio State finished …

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TCU And Baylor Brawl, Ref Gives Everybody On The Field An Unsportsmanlike Conduct Penalty

Here's a look at the scrum between TCU and Baylor. pic.twitter.com/tMx9F2PWGo<p>— 🎅🏾 Baby (@Ben_Baby) November 24, 2017<p>Rivalry weekend is LIT!<p>Thank …

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Week 13 games with the most impact on the College Football Playoff

Everything we’ve heard from the College Football Playoff committee thus far is, to quote the Bard, full of sound and fury signifying nothing. That will change in a little more than a week, of course, when the powers that be reveal the only rankings that matter.<p>In Week 13, the final full slate of …

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Badger Football: What does Miami Loss Mean for Wisconsin?

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 24: Sheldrick Redwine<p>The #2 Miami Hurricanes lost 24-14 to the unranked Pittsburgh Panthers on Friday afternoon. So what …

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Love, Adams saw Heisman hopes fade, but Stanford, Notre Dame depend on them

When Stanford closes the regular season on Saturday, fans will see an often spectacular tailback whose Heisman Trophy chances plummeted because he wasn’t close to 100 percent physically down the stretch.<p>Yes, that’s Bryce Love. It’s also Notre Dame’s Josh Adams.<p>Fans watching their No. 20 Cardinal …

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NCAA Football Frenzy: ‘Elite eight’ in works for playoff, and it’s happening naturally

The hue and cry for an eight-team playoff is coming from all corners of the NCAA football world.<p>We hear it getting louder and louder with every …

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Peterson: Beating Kansas State on Saturday would be epic, and here’s why

CLOSE<p>Iowa State coach Matt Campbell on Kansas State counterpart Bill Snyder and the Wildcats.<p>MANHATTAN, Kan. — Let’s look closely at some of what …

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LaVar Ball is beefing with Trump, Lakers and other news of the week

The Week That Was Nov. 20-23<p>Monday 11.20.17<p>President Donald Trump, most definitely barking up the wrong tree this time, attacked Oakland Raiders …

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The Year of the Quarterback helps the Atlanta Falcons

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Josh Rosen<p>The Atlanta Falcons could end up benefiting from so many quarterbacks being targeted in the first round of …

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Tom Keegan: Beaty gives captains big role in choosing punishment for handshake snub

David Beaty wasn't part of the captains' plan to stiff Baker Mayfield at the coin-toss handshake, but the coach did let the captains have a role in …

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West Virginia Football: Will Grier’s injury does not make Oklahoma game impossible to win

West Virginia Football will meet its toughest test yet to close out the 2017 regular season with a visit to Norman against the fourth ranked team in …

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College football 'Rivalry Week' comes with added incentive

It’s “Rivalry Week” in college football, and some of the games will take on added importance as the jockeying for the four coveted spots in the …

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Big 12 Week 13 Preview

Baylor @ #12 TCU<p>Friday, November 24th 11:00 AM CT, FS1<p>Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images<p>It’s that time of the year again for Baylor (1-10) to take …

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Skull Session: Ohio State Must Run Power Against Michigan, Tate Martell the Running Back, and “Zero Percent” Chance of Jim Harbaugh to NFL (For Now)

Today feels like it should be Sunday. It's not, though.<p>ICYMI:<p>Buckeye helmets to feature a decal in memoriam of Terry Glenn.<br>• Looks like Sam Hubbard …

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Kansas football: 3 players to watch against Oklahoma State

LAWRENCE, KS - SEPTEMBER 02: Derrick Neal<p>The Kansas football team will end the 2017 season against Oklahoma State Saturday in Stillwater. There are …

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Oklahoma football: Mountaineers have tall mountain to climb

NORMAN, OK – NOVEMBER 11: Head Coach Lincoln Riley of the Oklahoma Sooners observes during warm ups before the game against the TCU Horned Frogs at …

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NFL Mock Draft 2018: First-round projections

It was clear Sam Darnold had the better team last Saturday. What became less clear was who the better quarterback was between Darnold and Josh …

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Heisman Watch 2017: Latest Race Predictions Entering Week 13

Two weekends remain until Baker Mayfield hoists the 2017 Heisman Trophy in front of an applause-filled crowd.<p>Sorry about the spoiler.<p>Mayfield is the clear favorite to win the nation's coveted award, per OddsShark, given his enormous production and Oklahoma's win-filled campaign. While Louisville …

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College football games, matchups Week 13: Play-in predictions for rivalry week - CBSSports.com

Dennis Dodd makes his prognostications for the last and most important week of the regular season<p>The College Football Playoff begins this week.<p>You …

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Five Memorable NFL Thanksgiving Moments

Happy Thanksgiving, everybody.<p>In lieu of a hot take <i>du jour</i>, here are my five wildest Thanksgiving NFL moments for you to enjoy while awaiting the …

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What to watch: State dreams

CLOSE<p>Cincinnati.com journalists discuss this week in high school football<p><b>Indiana</b><p><b>East Central (11-3) vs. Lowell (14-0)</b><p><b>Kickoff:</b> 3:30 p.m. Saturday at …

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