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Will more college athletes take on the establishment?

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College athletes have more power than ever before, almost everyone can agree on that. What is up for debate is whether that will lead to overdue change, or whether it will throw programs into turmoil. Protests have been rare during the college athletes’ eight-decades and counting campaign for a bigger piece of the pie – and successful protests have been rarer still. But the winds of change buffeting the power structure of college sports are stronger than at any time…

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Alabama-Florida State to open 2017 season in Atlanta

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Alabama and Florida State will meet in the 2017 season opener at Atlanta’s new stadium. The matchup in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game was announced Thursday. The teams will meet on Sept. 2, 2017. It will be the first regular-season college game at the $1.4 billion stadium, which will be home to the NFL’s Falcons and Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United FC. It’s the 10th edition of the kickoff game. Alabama holds a 2-1-1 advantage against the Seminoles, who won the…

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