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Christopher Smith

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Louisville Fails To Impress With Another Bland Win

Louisville Fails To Impress With Another Bland Win

Louisville's dire BCS Championship hopes, and perhaps Teddy Bridgewater's Heisman chances, took a hit Thursday in a 24-10 win against Rutgers. If you believe the Heisman watch lists, Bridgewater is a fringe Top 5 candidate at this point...
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Picks Column: Sequels And Trilogies

Picks Column: Sequels And Trilogies

Sequels, prequels, trilogies, series, remakes ... half of today's "new" movies aren't really new.  It makes sense from a business standpoint, but as a creative connoisseur, it stinks. Hollywood's blueprint is similar to that of NFL teams...
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Oregon RB Thomas A Question Mark vs. Washington

Oregon RB Thomas A Question Mark vs. Washington

Dynamic Oregon star De'Anthony Thomas (ankle) no longer is wearing a walking boot on his right foot and has resumed jogging, but he's yet to return to practice. Thomas sprained his ankle against Cal on Sept...
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UT, VT Set For Record Crowd In 2016

UT, VT Set For Record Crowd In 2016

How do you draw more than 110,000 fans to watch a sporting event in the South? Invite them to a NASCAR track, of course. The Bristol Motor Speedway to be precise. That's where Tennessee and Virginia Tech will play in 2016, according to an AP report...
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Bowl Lineup Set To Expand To 39

The seismic shift occurring in major college football already is settling, but the tectonic plates still are undergoing aftershocks. The total number of bowl games is expected to increase to 39 in 2014...
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Football.com Power Dozen: ACC Gets Mad Love

Football.com Power Dozen: ACC Gets Mad Love

Thanks to Stanford's win against a good Washington team and Georgia's near-loss, the gap between the Top 5 and the rest is larger than ever. Only 10 poll points separate Clemson at No. 3 and Stanford at No. 5...
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Renner A Surprise No-Start For UNC

Renner A Surprise No-Start For UNC

Bryn Renner, a pro prospect considered one of the better quarterbacks in the ACC, did not start Saturday for North Carolina. Renner injured his foot in a loss to East Carolina on Sept. 28...
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Picks Column: Stratego And Chess

Picks Column: Stratego And Chess

Being a master of the concept of relativity (as opposed to the theory of relativity; all due respect, Albert Einstein), I know someone out there in these great United States can defeat me at Stratego...
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