1. Insight Bowl: Will Norm Parker's Impending Retirement Affect Iowa Play-Calling?

    The Iowa Hawkeyes are heavy underdogs in their Insight Bowl matchup against Oklahoma. In fact, the Insight Bowl has the greatest betting line differential of any of this season's bowl games...

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  2. College Football: Naming All-Utah Team with Every NCAA Div. I Utah School

    College football is well represented in the state of Utah, with five schools in the state competing in Div. I. Three of those schools compete at the FBS level—BYU in Provo, the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and Utah State in Logan...

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  3. Montana Grizzlies Dominate UNI, Establish Themselves as Favorites To Win Title

    The FCS Quarterfinals got started Friday night, with the UNI Panthers traveling to Missoula to take on the Montana Grizzlies...

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  4. BYU vs. Tulsa in Armed Forces Bowl Is a Game to Be Excited for

    BYU and Tulsa will meet in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Dallas on December 30th at 12 PM Eastern Time. It is easily the earliest start time of any of the four bowl games being played that day...

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  5. Weber State vs. BYU: Cougars Show Great Progress in Dominating Win over Wildcats

    BYU had started off the season 6-2, but was still the target of many skeptics who pointed out that those two losses came to the two most legitimate teams BYU had played so far (Utah State and Wisconsin)...

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  6. Iowa in Insight Bowl: Defense Key to Any Possible Hawkeye Victory

    The Insight Bowl on December 30th pits Oklahoma against Iowa. In most seasons, that would seem like a pretty good bowl game. This season, however, both teams have generally disappointed and finished the regular season far under expectations...

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  7. West Virginia in the Orange Bowl: Mountaineers Have Shot at Return to Glory

    The Orange Bowl matchup is exactly as had been predicted Saturday night, with West Virginia taking on Clemson in Miami on January 4. Clemson was guaranteed a spot in the Bowl, as the ACC Champion automatically plays in the Orange Bowl...

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  8. West Virginia Mountaineers Keep BCS Hopes Alive Despite Best Efforts to Lose

    The West Virginia-USF game that occurred Thursday night went down to the wire, with the Mountaineers winning on a 28-yard Tyler Bitancurt field goal as time expired. However, the game was far from an instant classic...

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  9. BYU Basketball Defeats NAU with Solid Play from Guards

    The BYU men's basketball team played at Northern Arizona University on Wednesday, and the Cougars pretty much dominated NAU, coming away with an 87-52 win...

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  10. Big East Football: Why You Should Root for Louisville To Win the Conference

    The Big East Conference may not have a championship game, but the final week of the regular season finds the title still up for grabs. Louisville has completed their schedule, finishing with a conference record of 5-2...

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  11. BYU Athletic Director Tom Holmoe Makes Surprising Remarks About Realignment

    BYU football has been in the rumor mill quite a bit this season, as the program had been mentioned as a serious expansion candidate for both the Big XII and Big East conferences...

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  12. Boston College Football: Is There Any Chance That Luke Kuechly Will Return?

    The Boston College Eagles have not exactly had their season go according to plan. Before the season began, the team's offensive MVP, running back Montel Harris, was injured...

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  13. Ruffin McNeill and ECU Pirates Football: Should the Coach Be on the Hot Seat?

    The ECU Pirates are a very proud football program. While all of the other schools in North Carolina long for basketball season, ECU is first and foremost a football school, with basketball little more than an afterthought...

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  14. Colorado Buffaloes Football: Win over Utah Is Building Block for Future Success

    The Colorado Buffaloes had been mostly unsuccessful in conference play in their inaugural season in the Pac-12 entering Friday's game against Utah in Salt Lake City. The Buffs' only win was against lowly Arizona...

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  15. Phoenix Coyotes Key Players so Far This Season: Keith Yandle

    Author's Note: This is part of a four-part series examining key players on the surprising Phoenix Coyotes squad so far this season...

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  16. Phoenix Coyotes Key Players So Far This Season: Mike Smith

    Author's Note: This is part of a four-part series examining key players on the surprising Phoenix Coyotes squad so far this season...

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  17. Phoenix Coyotes Key Players So Far This Season: Shane Doan

    Author's Note: This article is part of a four-part series examining key players on the surprising Phoenix Coyotes squad so far this season...

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  18. Phoenix Coyotes Key Players so Far This Season: Radim Vrbata

    Author's Note: This is the final entry in a four-part series examining key players on the surprising Phoenix Coyotes squad so far this season...

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  19. San Diego Chargers Hurting Their Own Cause for a New Stadium

    The San Diego Chargers have long been trying to get a new stadium in the city of San Diego. Numerous plans and proposals have come and gone, and the team is still no closer to finding a permanent home in San Diego...

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  20. Phoenix Coyotes Succeeding Despite Uncertainty over Future

    The Phoenix Coyotes are currently one on the most troubled franchises in all of American professional sports...

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  21. Big East Expansion: BYU Was Right To Break off Talks

    Reports have been swirling around the Internet that BYU has broken off talks with the Big East Conference about joining as an expansion member. The hang-up reportedly had to do with media rights and television revenue...

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  22. College Football: Marshall vs. ECU is Most Exciting Game of Week 13

    The BCS rankings will be severely impacted by the games that take place this week, and excitement is building for these meaningful bouts. Virginia Tech and Virginia meet to determine which team will face Clemson in the ACC Championship Game...

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  23. College Football: Best Player on Every Sun Belt Team

    The Heisman Trophy only goes to one player in the nation, but there is no shortage of great football players throughout college football this year. Let's take a look at the best player on each FBS team this season, starting with the Sun Belt...

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  24. BCS Rankings: Houston Cougars Deserve National Championship Game Spot

    The BCS standings and National Championship Game matchup were thrown into utter disarray this weekend, as pretty much every non-SEC team with hopes of playing in the National Championship Game lost...

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  25. Iowa State Shocks Oklahoma State, Plunges BCS Standings into Chaos

    Wow. That's really all that anyone can say and think right now after witnessing perhaps the most monumental upset of the season...

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