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Sideline Chatter: No wonder Fresno State runs so many hook patterns

When Fresno State fans yell "hold that line" these days, they don't mean football. The Bulldogs' two-man entry took top honors at the FLW College Fishing Western Conference event on New Melones Lake, Calif. The guys wearing Fresno pads and helmets, meanwhile, have dropped their first two games by scores of 52-13 and 59-27. Headlines At "NCAA agrees to pay all athletes except Big Ten football players." At "Belichick grudgingly confirms Pats playing Sunday." Paging Alex Trebek "Jeopardy!" question from Times reader Frank Workman, in the category of college football: "A: Akron, Ball State,...