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Grand Opening: College football begins with marquee games

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Now this is the way to start the college football season. The usual steady stream of games from Thursday through Monday night this year includes four matchups of ranked teams and six more ranked teams facing Power Five opposition, four of those away from home. In some cases, regardless of the quality of the competition, the names alone scream big-time college football game. Alabama vs. USC. Texas vs. Notre Dame. Since the NFL moved the start of its season to…

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Utah jumps on BYU, then holds on late to win Las Vegas Bowl

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In the beginning, Utah held on to interceptions and to fumbles. In the end, the Utes held onto the Las Vegas Bowl. It was two games, really. At the start, it was all Utah, forcing five turnovers and scoring after each to take a 35-0 lead. But after that, it was all BYU in a 35-28 decision. BYU scored to come within a touchdown with 3:23 to play. Utah ran the clock out afterward. “We ended up with the win, which…

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A guide to the 2015-16 college hoops season

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The blue bloods have reloaded. New contenders are rising. More talented freshmen are ready to shine. The college basketball season is upon us and this one, as always seems to be the case, is loaded with intrigue. To get you ready, we’ve got a rundown of the top teams and players, best games and a whole lot more: — TOP TEAMS Maryland. Melo Trimble and the loaded Terps are eyeing Maryland’s first NCAA title since 2002. Kentucky. Another year, another…

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