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The AP preseason poll is out — but does it really matter?

Let's start with this disclaimer: Polls don't matter. Preseason polls especially don't matter. And the Associated Press poll hasn't been a factor in deciding a national champion since the end of the 2003 season, when AP voters split with the coaches so players from both LSU and USC could wear fancy...

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    Jarvis Polu moves to head of class on Navy defensive line

    Returning starter looks to continue recent tradition of solid play

  • Targeting: College football's most hated rule here to stay

    Targeting: College football's most hated rule here to stay

    In these times when so much divides Americans, the targeting penalty brings college football fans together. Just about all of them hate it. The targeting foul turns 10 this season, though the real rage against it did not start until 2013 when player ejections became part of the penalty. The rule...

  • Unity prevails as U.Va. football reacts to Charlottesville violence

    Unity prevails as U.Va. football reacts to Charlottesville violence

    Marques Hagans lives in a biracial home with his wife and two children. He's witnessed race divide his hometown. He played football for the University of Virginia, graduated from the school in 2005 and has served as a Cavaliers assistant coach since 2011. So few can speak better to the pain and...

  • Lawyer: Baylor settles with woman who said rape was ignored

    Lawyer: Baylor settles with woman who said rape was ignored

    The first woman to sue Baylor University over allegations the nation's largest Baptist school ignored or mishandled rape allegations has settled her case, her attorney said Tuesday. Jasmin Hernandez sued Baylor in early 2016, two months before the school released the results of an internal investigation...

  • Callaway shows what's wrong with college sports

    Callaway shows what's wrong with college sports

    If you want to see what’s wrong with big-time college sports, cast your eyes toward Gainesville. There you have a football player who has no interest in being in college, and a college that is keeping him around against all of its best interest. All except one, of course: Winning football games....

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