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Just Asking: Could Big 10 get shut out of Final Four?

Ten questions going into the last month of the college football regular season. 1. If the first week of the college football rankings don’t mean anything why have rankings this early? A. The selection  committee rankings were released on Tuesday?  Lots of chatter–Notre…

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Too early for Playoff rankings

The first College Football Playoff poll chosen by the 12 member selection committee will come out on Tuesday. It will not contain many surprises. But it will generate controversy and spawn arguments and hysteria in some quarters. It is also a…

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BC puts it all together against NC State

It was a game that Boston College needed to win. Style points didn’t matter. Just get the W, which is what exactly what the Eagles did on Saturday at North Carolina State in posting a 30-14 victory. But they also…

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Bounce Back Time for Top 10 teams?

A week ago there was little joy in Tuscaloosa, College Station, Norman or Eugene as Alabama, Texas A&M, Oklahoma and Oregon all were knocked out of the ranks of unbeaten teams in one of the wildest rank-busting college football weekends…

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BC comes up one play short

It was there for Boston College. One play. One stop on a 4th and 10 situation. So close to trotting off the field at Alumni Stadium with another win, ans a glittering 4-1 record going into the Eagles bye week.…

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Suffolk Downs: RIP

“They paved paradise to put up a parking lot” Joni Mitchell, Big Yellow Taxi. The announcement was made earlier this week. The Massachusetts gaming commission was going to award gambling rights in the Boston area to casino interests in Everett…

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