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CFB Conference Championship Week: Best Bets

UP, UP, AND AWAYYou can expect the American Athletic Conference championship game Saturday between the Cincinnati Bearcats and the host Memphis Tigers to be a tight one. The Tigers come in as nearly double-digit favorites after ripping off 11...

NFL or college? Alabama’s Tagovailoa still weighing options

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Tua Tagovailoa said being assured he'd likely remain a high NFL draft pick could make “the biggest decision of my life" a little easier.The Alabama quarterback is still weighing his options and going through rehab...

Tua Tagovailoa, Bo Jackson talked hips before the Iron Bowl

Bo knows ... hips?In the immediate aftermath of the season-ending hip injury that Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa suffered against Mississippi State, Twitter doctors (and other non-MDs the world around) immediately connected it to the NFL career-ending one suffered in...

Coach O turns out to be the perfect choice for LSU

ATLANTA (AP) -- He comes at you with that raspy Cajun timbre, his words delivered from deep in the throat in rapid-fire succession, often requiring subtitles for those not raised in the backwaters of southern Louisiana.Ed Orgeron's portly, weathered...

Utah, Oklahoma, Baylor need LSU to win SEC championship game

LSU will have plenty of fans on the campuses of Oklahoma, Baylor and perhaps Utah this week.If No. 4 Georgia (No. 4 CFP) upsets the top-ranked Tigers (No. 2 CFP) in the Southeastern Conference championship game Saturday in Atlanta,...

Team effort makes No. 16 Memphis productive on kick returns

Tony Pollard set the standard on kickoff returns during his career at Memphis.He turned kickoffs into scoring threats and Pollard scored seven touchdowns in three seasons on kickoffs. Now that Pollard has moved on to the NFL's Dallas Cowboys...

NFL draft prospects with lot to prove in championship weekend

We’ve got one full weekend left of college football prior to the bowl games. That might be saddening for some, but these games feature some tasty matchups with a slew of NFL prospects in action. We break down five...

Football championship sidelines Louisiana inaugural ball

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards won't have an inaugural ball to celebrate the start of his second term in office, a disruption to tradition caused by college football's national championship game.The Democratic governor will...

Louisville’s Satterfield picked as ACC coach of year

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Louisville's Scott Satterfield is the Atlantic Coast Conference's coach of the year.In voting results announced Thursday, Satterfield received 23 of a possible 60 votes, with 17 votes for Virginia's Bronco Mendenhall and 15 for Clemson's...

Finalists named for 2019 Doris Robinson Scholar-Athlete Award

(STATS) - Thirteen FCS players - one from each conference in college football's Division I subdivision - were announced Thursday as finalists for the 2019 STATS FCS Doris Robinson Scholar-Athlete Award.Named after the late school teacher and wife of...

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Landeskog scores in return, Avalanche beat Canadiens 3-2

MONTREAL (AP) -- Gabriel Landeskog scored in his return from a lower-body injury and the Colorado Avalanche beat the slumping Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on...