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Top 25 takeaways: the real loss for FSU; same Texas mess

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The anticipation for week one of the college football season can only be surpassed by the overreactions to week one of the college football season. LOL, Tom Herman hype. Sam Darnold and No. 4 Southern California? Overrated. Florida? No quarterback. North Carolina State? Already a disappointment.

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Tropicana Field new temporary home for Houston Astros

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The Houston Astros are going to be spending a long time away from home. The Astros will play their next two series at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg because of flooding from Hurricane Harvey, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Monday.

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Top 25 takeaways: A committee quandary and a Heisman slip

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Ohio State and Penn State are setting up for quite the potential problem for the College Football Playoff selection committee. The second-ranked Buckeyes and No. 8 Nittany Lions each won Saturday, sending Penn State to the Big Ten championship game as East Division winners and Ohio State into wait-and-see mode. Both teams look playoff worthy for now. The other race that changed on rivalry Saturday was the one for the Heisman Trophy. And, oh, Texas and LSU hired new coaches,…

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AP Top 25 Takeaways: Ohio State survives, Pac 12 title up for grabs

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No. 2 Ohio State took care of its business (AP) — barely – before Michigan week, and No. 21 Florida settled some SEC business in Death Valley. Week 12 of the season set the stage for some high stakes games in Week 13 and very well might have ended any drama about what will happen next in Austin, Texas. Thoughts, takedowns and takeaways from the rarest of Saturdays in college football: One that included a Kansas victory. 1. Weekly Charlie…

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Top 25 takeaways: Big 12 in big trouble, the new Clemsoning

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The road claimed two undefeated teams from the Big 12, plus previously unbeaten Nebraska and Boise State, on a college football Saturday that delivered on its potential to create serious problems for College Football Playoff contenders. The first selection committee rankings will be released Tuesday. Thoughts, takedowns and takeaways from a day for road warriors and gritty victories. 1. The new definition of Clemsoning is making all the clutch plays, never flinching when behind and winning close games against good…

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AP Top 25 takeaways: Vols run out of magic, Houston upset

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If the first six weeks of the college football season have taught fans anything, it’s this: Never turn off a Tennessee game. The Volunteers remained America’s most interesting college football team, though not undefeated. Navy upset the playoff race and Charlie Strong had another bad, bad day. Thoughts, takedowns and takeaways from Week 6: 1. If you were looking forward to a couple of months of talking about whether No. 6 Houston could or should be selected for the College…

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Top 25 takeaways: Vols catch a break; Jackson strikes a pose

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The fifth week of the season was supposed to provide some separation from contenders and pretenders. It certainly did in the Pac-12 North and SEC East. In the ACC Atlantic, just little. Thoughts, takedowns and takeaways from the first college football weekend in 14 seasons with three games matching top-10 teams: 1. No. 5 Clemson won what could end up being the game of the year, but you can start engraving Lamar Jackson‘s name on the Heisman Trophy. He has…

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