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  • Eagles Hall of Famer Tommy McDonald dies at 84

    Tommy McDonald, the small, speedy and sure-handed receiver who teamed with quarterback Norm Van Brocklin to help the Philadelphia Eagles win the 1960 NFL championship, has died. He was 84. His death was announced Monday by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Details were not disclosed. McDonald was a two-time All-American from Oklahoma who played 12 NFL seasons for five teams and was a six-time Pro Bowl selection. When he retired in 1968, he ranked second in league history in touchdown catches,...

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  • College football notebook: No. 3 Clemson to start freshman QB

    Highly touted freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence will start for No. 3 Clemson (4-0, 1-0 ACC) on Saturday when the Tigers face Syracuse (4-0, 1-0 ACC) at home, the team announced Monday.

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  • New redshirt policy makes it more tempting to transfer in college football

    A new NCAA policy that makes it easier to redshirt football players comes with an unintended consequence: Players now can choose to save their eligibility by leaving teams after participating in four games, with plans to transfer and use the saved year at a new school. Several upperclassmen who would have been out of eligibility had they kept playing this season already have taken this route, including Oklahoma State receiver Jalen McCleskey, a senior with 167 career catches. The new rule took...

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  • Northwestern RB Jeremy Larkin Retires After Cervical Stenosis Diagnosis

    Northwestern Wildcats running back Jeremy Larkin retired from playing football after doctors diagnosed him with cervical stenosis, the school announced Monday...

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  • 2019 CFB National Championship Odds: Alabama, Clemson Favored After Week 4

    After another impressive victory Saturday, Alabama is now the overwhelming favorite to win the 2018 national championship in college football...

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  • Stanford Cardinal vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Odds, Analysis, Betting Pick

    The Stanford Cardinal own bragging rights in the recent rivalry with Notre Dame, winning seven of the last nine meetings straight up, going 5-4 against the spread...

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