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Bowl projections: USC's loss is Big Ten's gain as College Football Playoff shifts

Bowl projections: USC's loss is Big Ten's gain as College Football Playoff shifts

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#Pac12AfterDark strikes again.  After playing with fire every week so far this season, No. 5 Southern California Trojans finally got burned at No. 16 Washington State Cougars in a 30-27 loss.  The upset of the Trojans undoubtedly shakes up my College Football Playoff and New Year's Six projections.USC drops out of the CFP and gets replaced by Ohio State Buckeyes . The Buckeyes are projected to be the Big Ten champion -- Penn State Nittany Lions still has to go to Columbus, Ohio -- and the new No. 4 playoff seed.  Oklahoma Sooners , which won at Ohio State earlier this season, is now projected to be the No. 3 seed.2018 College Football PlayoffDateGame / Loc.Time / TVM...
NFL Week 4 Fantasy Football live blog: Rankings, inactives, expert picks

NFL Week 4 Fantasy Football live blog: Rankings, inactives, expert picks

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Week 4 of the 2017 NFL season is under way -- and we are tracking all the key injury news and roster moves for Sunday's 14 games.Below we'll have live highlights, scores, picks, and more as the NFL action unfolds Sunday.If the live blog below is not loading properly for you, please click here to view it.Here's the schedule, which includes the early kickoff from London at 9:30 a.m. ET and eight games kicking off at 1 p.m. ET:ScheduleThursday Chicago Bears  at  Green Bay Packers  (Takeaways)Sunday New Orleans Saints  vs.  Miami Dolphins  in London, 9:30 a.m. ET on FOX (GameTracker) Pittsburgh Steelers  at  Baltimore Ravens , 1 p.m....
Fantasy Football Week 4: Willie Snead's surprise inactive status headlines Injury Report update

Fantasy Football Week 4: Willie Snead's surprise inactive status headlines Injury Report update

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A pair of notable wide receivers headline the Week 4 injury report, with each trending in a different direction with respect to their potential availability. The running backs have their share of health concerns as well, while the outlook of two prominent quarterbacks hasn't improved over the last week. Without further ado, a look at who's likely to take the field in Week 4 :Quarterbacks  The status quo holds for the Minnesota Vikings ' Sam Bradford , who''ll miss a third straight game with what's been confirmed as a bone bruise in his knee. Case Keenum will have an opportunity to follow up his spectacular 369-yard Week 3 effort, although he'll face a tough divisional opponent in the Detroit Lions ...
BYU football: Suddenly ball security is biggest concern for Cougars

BYU football: Suddenly ball security is biggest concern for Cougars

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When asked what the mood in the locker room was after Friday’s disappointing 40-24 loss at Utah State, senior linebacker and captain Fred Warner got straight to the point.“It sucks,” he said. “We just lost the game, so it sucks.”The irony is that one of the major reasons for the frustration shifted significantly.The BYU offense appeared to have broken out of its funk as it tallied nearly 400 yards of total offense. That may not be a huge number but it was the best Cougar performance of 2017.But when the chips are down, sometimes a team just trades one problem for another.The Cougars had six turnovers in the first four games (six interceptions, no fumbles) — then went out and more than doubled that number in a single game with four interceptions and three fumbles against the Aggies.It wa
Saturday best: A pricey upset for LSU, Bryce Love's 'grand' month and more

Saturday best: A pricey upset for LSU, Bryce Love's 'grand' month and more

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2:31 AM ETThere are few guarantees in college football, but as we exit the month of September, it's becoming readily apparent that we are on an end-of-the-season collision course with Alabama and Clemson.The two teams to play for and win the national championship in the past two seasons are yet again the cream of the crop. Most of us don't want to admit it, but we're all thinking it. The Tide and Tigers have crushed any expectation of parity at the top in this sport, but we all have to come to grips with the fact that these are to the two best teams in the country ... again.Clemson beat three top-15 opponents in the month of September, including Virginia Tech on Saturday. Michael Shroyer/Getty ImagesOn what you might call "Show Me Saturday," No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson put that...
College football scores, schedule 2017: Alabama dominates, Oklahoma State survives

College football scores, schedule 2017: Alabama dominates, Oklahoma State survives

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A highly-anticipated ACC showdown leads the Week 5 slate, but the 2017 college football season is just beginning to ramp up and the top teams in the nation are on high alert as now everyone in the country has entered conference play.CBS Sports will be with you the entire way Saturday updating this story with the top headlines, highlights and scores from the day's action. Be sure to follow along  and check back often. To manually refresh the page, please click here. Predictions, schedule, scores Wisconsin Badgers  33,  Northwestern Wildcats  24 -- Box score Florida Gators  38,  Vanderbilt Commodores  24  -- Box score Georgia Bulldogs  41,  ...
College Football Is at Its Best with Alabama and Clemson This Dominant

College Football Is at Its Best with Alabama and Clemson This Dominant

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Steve Helber/Associated PressSustained greatness in sports can go underappreciated for a simple reason: For many fans, it seems boring.During the last two years, the Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers reigned over the college football world. The programs alternated undefeated regular seasons, with the one-loss team eventually earning the upper hand in the national championship.Five weeks into the 2017 campaign, they're at it again. If you believe a title-game trilogy is becoming inevitable, you won't find an argument here.However, it's tempting to view repetitive results as stale outcomes. Can't anyone else be as good as these guys? Or at least pull off an upset at the perfect time? ESPN's Anthony McFarland doesn't think so:Booger@ESPNBoogerCollege football has turned into the...