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  • Take that bet? Penn State a 100-1 shot to win national title

    Take that bet? Penn State a 100-1 shot to win national title
    With Penn State becoming eligible for postseason play again, it didn't take long for the oddsmakers to establish some betting action. Online oddsmaker Bovada initially listed Penn State as a 75-1 shot to win the new College Football Playoff. People must...
  • James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State

    James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State
    James Franklin did not like the fact the media — both social and traditional — spoiled the surprise. When the Penn State coach informed his players they would be eligible for postseason play this season, it was "anticlimactic," he said....
  • Huskers survive scare from McNeese State

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Nebraska - INSIDE SLANT Bo Pelini was driving into the office Monday, two days after his Nebraska football team escaped a major upset, pulling out a 31-24 over FCS opponent McNeese State. Pondering how that...
  • FAU eager to finally face foe Owls can beat

    BOCA RATON — Braden Lyons is content the Owls are not facing another ranked opponent this week after blowout losses to Nebraska and Alabama. Lyons, a senior center, hopes the Owls will find success easier to attain now that they are not facing one...
  • Illini's Lunt, Dudek Big Ten players of the week

    Illini's Lunt, Dudek Big Ten players of the week
    Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt and wide receiver Mike Dudek are among the Big Ten's players of the week, the conference announced Monday. Senior Lunt, named the co-offensive player of the week, completed 35 of 50 passes for a career high 456 yards and...
  • Big thud for the Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Michigan - INSIDE SLANT The Big Ten was a big disappointment on Saturday. In the games that could have made a statement of strength for the conference, Big Ten teams whiffed badly. Seventh-ranked Michigan State...
  • Big thud for the Big Ten - Part 1=3

    two interceptions and the running game was a non-factor. Penn State coach James Franklin became the first Penn State coach in 84 years to start with a 2-0 record. The last was Bob Higgins in 1930. Next: at Rutgers, Sept. 13. PURDUE (1-1, 0-0) Game:...
  • Broncos make statement with rebound win

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Wyoming - INSIDE SLANT So much for the theory that Boise State might be vulnerable in the Mountain Division this year. The Broncos, who opened the season with an ugly 35-13 loss to Ole Miss in the Chick-fil-A...
  • Broncos make statement with rebound win=2

    idway through the first quarter but that was one of the few bright spots for the visiting Spartans who trailed 38-7 at halftime. Jurich completed 16-of-27 passes for 218 yards and a touchdown but was intercepted twice and left in the fourth quarter to...
  • Big Ten nightmare makes playoff path clearer for A&M, Baylor, OU

    At some point this week, three local coaches with teams in the mix for College Football Playoff berths need to channel their inner Jimmy Fallon, cue the music and break out the pen and paper. It only seems appropriate for Baylor's Art Briles, Texas A&M's...
  • Pat Haden in wrong place at wrong time at USC-Stanford game

     Pat Haden in wrong place at wrong time at USC-Stanford game
    A blue-ribbon committee convened early Sunday to choose the weekend's low-light playoff team. The 13-member panel was fictional, formulated in a columnist's post-Oregon drive back to the hotel, but included so many upstanding citizens its credibility...
  • NCAAF roundup: Va. Tech, BYU enter AP poll

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF roundup: Va. Tech, BYU enter AP poll Virginia Tech was rewarded for its 35-21 upset of Ohio State by debuting in the Associated Press top 25 poll at No. 17 on Sunday. Brigham Young also entered the poll at No. 25. Florida...