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College football provides real life lessons in addition to statistics

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Saturday gave college football fans some close games to enjoy. While two unranked teams posted upsets, with Florida State serving as the victim in one of them, others came down to the wire. Alabama’s escape at home and Pitt’s last second win at Syracuse are examples. Here are a few of the key takeaway numbers from week 8 in college football, including a lesson in real life. 447 – Passing yards by Memphis QB Paxton Lynch in the Tigers’ 66-42…

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High-profile alcohol abuse cases rock sports world

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There is plenty of drama on the field in the months of autumn. College football is now fully into its conference seasons while Major League Baseball will determine the participants in the National and American League Championship Series this week. Unfortunately, plenty of off-the-field drama surfaced in recent days involving two different teams, two different people and two different sports in our nation’s two largest cities. The two people involved need help and will get it one way or another.…

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