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Fiesta Bowl’s Bagnato in new role

He was a sportswriter and then a bowl official and now Andy Bagnato is working on a different career,someone who is now a middle man, dealing with both sportswriters and bowl officials, as well as a variety of other figures.…

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Jameis is Famous–and good

He is the man and he knows it. Listen to Jameis Winston talk. Watch him when he enters a room. Examine what he has done in a college football career which is just beginning its second season of competition. Surely,…

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ACC ready for new prime time role

The pieces are in place. Multiple bowl games, increased television exposure, a money flow to each conference school that will continue to increase and the respect the conference has strived for in football for such a long time. When the…

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No Heisman repeat for Winston

Another college football season, another year of Awards, Games of the Year, Decade, Century and assorted other trends and moments. Here’s what our crystal ball says will happen during the 2014 college football season. FSU, with a presumed No.1 ranking,…

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Ducks should fly to Top in Year one of CFP

By Mark Blaudschun The BCS is gone–after 16 wild and sometimes controversial seasons. Now we have the CFP–College Football Playoffs, which for now (look for an expansion to 8 teams by year 5) means a 4-team event after the regular…

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Slive on the mark–again

Mike Slive is pushing his agenda–as usual. Slive doesn’t have to sell himself anymore. As commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, Slive has guided the SEC to the top tier in every major college sport that people look at with more…

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