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Purdue opens Big Ten title preparations without starting QB

Purdue opens Big Ten title preparations without starting QB

Purdue quarterback Aidan O’Connell returned home with his family following last weekend’s victory at Indiana. He still hasn’t returned to campus. As the Boilermakers began preparing for their first Big Ten championship game, their starting quarterback and uncontested leader remained in Illinois with his family as they mourned the recent death of O’Connell’s oldest brother, …

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CIF-State Bowl Championship football brackets announced: All 55 section champions slotted

CIF-State Bowl Championship football brackets announced: All 55 section champions slotted

There was no drum roll required at the top. Clearly the top high school football teams in Northern and Southern California California were established, thus the California Interscholastic Federation’s announcement Sunday of its top game was a foregone conclusion. VIEW ALL CIF STATE BRACKETS St. John Bosco-Bellflower (12-1), coming off an epic and emotional 24-22 …

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The Name, Image, Likeness Era Could Ruin Ohio State Football If It's Not Careful

The Name, Image, Likeness Era Could Ruin Ohio State Football If It’s Not Careful

I don’t know that there is a problem with the Ohio State Buckeyes, but I’m also not certain there isn’t one. And before we start: no, this isn’t an over-reaction to losing a game. It’s a reaction to losing THE game, which in their own words, is a failure … and it’s a reaction to …

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UNC vs. NC State football rivalry endangered as NCAA evolves

NC State linebacker Jaylon Scott (2) sacks North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell (7) during the first half of NC States game against UNC at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, NC, Friday, November 26, 2021. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com Though the stakes are not quite what they could’ve been, there’s still no shortage of significance to the North …

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