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Week 3 college football picks, bold predictions led by the Alabama-Florida showdown

Alabama has already passed one test against a school from the Sunshine State with flying colors. Here’s hoping the No. 1 Crimson Tide get much better competition this week at No. 9 Florida than they did against Miami in the opener. While the two SEC schools have met in the conference title game in three …

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The Ronaldo show: Are Man Utd being sidetracked by media circus!!?

It’s been three weeks since Ronaldo’s return to Old Trafford was announced and there is little sign of the frenzy around him dying down any time soon A few hours before Manchester United’s Champions League away game against Young Boys in Bern on Tuesday, a group of locals gathered on Viktoriastrasse outside the Prizeotel where …

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How Wolfsburg have risen to Bundesliga leaders

When Wolfsburg lost their coach in May despite having qualified for the Champions League, the doom-mongers might have expected a rapid decline. When new boss Mark van Bommel misunderstood the substitution rules and they were kicked out of the German Cup first round, their opening game of the season, fans also started worrying. But since then he …

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Mac vs. Zach: Rookie QBs highlight latest Pats-Jets showdown

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mac Jones and Zach Wilson are providing some fresh-faced buzz to an old AFC East rivalry that has gotten rather stale. All eyes will be on the rookie quarterbacks Sunday at MetLife Stadium when Jones’ New England Patriots square off against Wilson’s New York Jets. And both young signal callers …

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THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: TIME, TV CHANNEL, LIVE STREAM AND HOW TO WATCH COWBOYS VS. BUCCANEERS IN CANADA

It’s the opening game of the 2021 NFL season. The new NFL season opens with a bang as the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Dallas Cowboys on “Thursday Night Football.” It’s sure to be a charged atmosphere inside Raymond James Stadium, site of Super Bowl 55, where the Bucs became the …

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David Smith inspired by late grandfather as he retains boccia title in Tokyo

David Smith was crowned the Cristiano Ronaldo of boccia following his history-making gold in Tokyo as he revealed the feat was inspired by the supernatural presence of his late grandfather. The eccentric 32-year-old became the Paralympic-specific game’s most successful British player after retaining his individual BC1 title with a tense win over Malaysia’s Chew Wei …

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Kentucky basketball schedule 2021-22: Tubby Smith’s Rupp Arena return among Wildcats’ top nonconference games

Kentucky basketball on Monday released its non-conference schedule for the upcoming 2021-22 season and it’s jam-packed with goodies. Among the headline games on the slate include a season-opener against Duke in the Champions Classic, a potentially epic road showdown against Kansas scheduled for Jan. 29 inside Allen Fieldhouse and a homecoming game for championship-winning coach Tubby Smith. The Kentucky program …

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Ranking college basketball’s No. 1 prospects since 2006 based on their NCAA careers

Following the disappointing saga that led to the No. 1 prospect of the 2019 class, James Wiseman, playing only three college games, we were treated to a show last season by Cade Cunningham, who was 2020’s No. 1 overall prospect, according to 247Sports. The Oklahoma State guard produced countless highlights and helped his program to …

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