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Nov 22

Ragland’s 3TDs lift Miami (OH) past Ball St. 28-7 (Yahoo Sports)

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Gus Ragland threw three touchdown passes and Miami (Ohio) controlled Ball State from the outset to hand the Cardinals their ninth straight loss in a 28-7 contest that served as the season finale for both teams Tuesday night.

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Nov 22

No. 5 Wisconsin has Axe to grind with Minnesota (Yahoo Sports)

With one game left in the regular season, No. 5 Wisconsin has its eyes on competing in the college football playoffs. The Badgers (11-0, 8-0 Big Ten) were No. 5 in the latest rankings from the selection committee and have Minnesota (5-6, 2-6) left Sat…

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Nov 22

Victory in Apple Cup critical for Washington State (Yahoo Sports)

Just not for the program that was part of last season’s College Football Playoff. A spot in the Pac-12 Championship Game is on the line for No. 13 Washington State when it visits No. 17 Washington in Seattle on Saturday. A victory over the Huskies wi…

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Nov 22

Akron claims first MAC East Division title since 2005 (Yahoo Sports)

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ulysees Gilbert returned a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the first half and Akron cruised to a 24-14 victory over Kent State on Tuesday night to claim its first Mid-American Conference East Division title sinc…

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Nov 22

Miami gets bump to No. 2 behind Alabama in playoff rankings (Yahoo Sports)

Miami made a small but potentially significant move up to No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday night, with Clemson slipping one spot to three and Oklahoma holding at four. Wisconsin and Auburn remained next up behin…

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Nov 21

K-State announces QB Jesse Ertz will not return this season (Yahoo Sports)

Kansas State quarterback Jesse Ertz will need surgery on his ailing knee and miss the remainder of the season, while backup Alex Delton remains sidelined after sustaining two concussions. Wildcats coach Bill Snyder said it’s possible Delton could retu…

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Nov 21

Jayhawks strip captaincy from players after OU brouhaha (Yahoo Sports)

Baker Mayfield wasn’t the only one to lose his captaincy after the Oklahoma quarterback’s antics following last weekend’s blowout victory over Kansas. Jayhawks coach David Beaty announced Tuesday that his captains – Dorance Armstrong Jr., Daniel Wise …

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Nov 21

Iron Bowl matchup showcases 2 of nation’s best defenses (Yahoo Sports)

The Iron Bowl typically features one of the nation’s best defenses. This year, both have defenses matching that description. No. 1 Alabama and No. 6 Auburn have been among the Southeastern Conference’s stingiest teams going into Saturday’s showdown.

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Nov 21

No. 9 Irish getting legs prepared for Love, No. 20 Stanford (Yahoo Sports)

After spending 42 minutes and 42 seconds on the field last week trying to stop Navy’s option attack and hanging on for a 24-17 victory, the ninth-ranked Fighting Irish (9-2, No. 8 CFP) have been getting their legs back as they prepare for the more conv…

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Nov 21

Unlike Virginia, Hokies love talking about The Streak (Yahoo Sports)

Only one side in the annual Virginia and Virginia Tech rivalry likes to talk about The Streak. The No. 24 Hokies have won 13 in a row in the series, and pledge to go into Friday night’s matchup in Charlottesville determined not to be the team to let t…

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Nov 21

Is J.T. Barrett the best QB to ever play at Ohio State? (Yahoo Sports)

J.T. Barrett helped bring Ohio State a national championship but has heard hysterical fans demanding he be benched. The quarterback who plays his final regular-season game on Saturday against Michigan is more driven than naturally talented, more analy…

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Nov 21

South Carolina says never again, looks for Clemson payback (Yahoo Sports)

The Gamecocks (8-3), frustrated and embarrassed, hatched the motivational phrase shortly after their demoralizing 56-7 loss to rival Clemson a year ago. The large, orange clad crowd at Death Valley roared as the Tigers, who put several marquee players…

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Nov 21

No. 14 Washington St brings improved defense into Apple Cup (Yahoo Sports)

Washington State has been turning heads with its offense for years and this season the defense has been doing the same. The 14th-ranked Cougars are hoping that improved stopping power will help them flip the script in the Apple Cup, where Washington S…

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Nov 21

Former Tennessee State player arrested for hitting coach (Yahoo Sports)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Tennessee State player has been charged with aggravated assault with serious bodily injury for punching a coach on the sideline during a game.

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Nov 21

Duke safety McDuffie out for season with knee injury (Yahoo Sports)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke safety Jeremy McDuffie will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

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Nov 21

No. 19 LSU views Texas A&M visit as high-stakes game (Yahoo Sports)

LSU coach Ed Orgeron and the 19th-ranked Tigers can hardly afford to have their remarkable turnaround fizzle out now. A home finale against Texas A&M is all that stands between the 19th-ranked Tigers (8-3, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) and their best r…

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