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NFL Week 4 preview: top games, key questions, predictions from MMQB

Welcome to Week 4 of the NFL season, where teams are starting to distinguish themselves as legitimate playoff contenders and in a few weeks we’ll see teams speculating on their draft picks. As we mentioned earlier in the week, there’s been some bad football so far. The big question: Which teams will start to recover …

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The top October stories of college football to watch

Forty names, games, teams, and minutia covered in college football (Irish hangover meds sold separately in Evanston, a month after Northwestern got drunk in their victory over Nebraska): MORE DASH: QBs Say ‘I Said It’ | League Ranking | September Review FOURTH QUARTER OCTOBER PREVIEW Story lines for the next month: A decisive three-game stretch …

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Amazon Prime Video ‘Thursday Night Football’ ratings

one. first ratings Thursday Night Football The game on Amazon Prime Video came out Thursday morning. What do you want to know: First Thursday Night Football The game, played on Prime Video last Thursday between the Chargers and the Chiefs, was watched by 13 million people. According to reports, 11.8 million people watched on Prime …

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Which teams will currently make a 12-team CFP bracket?

Why wait a few years before putting together an expanded College Football Playoff group when we can now?! Let’s celebrate college leaders finally agreeing on something good for all sport from coast to coast. Using existing college football standings to create an imaginary 12-team playoff group based on the model adopted by CFP executives earlier …

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Canelo Alvarez put an end to one of boxing’s greatest rivalries against Gennadiy Golovkin

Canelo Alvarez dominated Gennady Golovkin in a trilogy match, putting a grand end to their long-running rivalry. The 12-round match was beyond doubt, with Alvarez (58-2-2) attacking early. Golovkin (42-2-1) controlled the first eight rounds until he finally showed signs of life in the ninth round. Age played a factor, as 40-year-old Golovkin lacked the …

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Deion Sanders’ Fiery Halftime Speech Sparked Jackson State at Rout

Jackson, Miss. – Jackson State coach Deion Sanders was justifiably pissed off as Grambling State freshman coach Hue Jackson led his troops to the locker room, trailing 21-17 on SWAC’s most exciting show. JSU hadn’t won a home victory over Grambling since 1999, despite beating GSU in its unprecedented spring ’21 campaign. After one half, …

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Review of ‘Thursday Night Football’ on Amazon Prime Video

one. The NFL aired a regular season game, and we’ve all lived to tell it. There are two things to consider about Amazon Prime Video’s presentation of Thursday night’s Chargers-Chiefs match: actual game streaming and streaming experience. In terms of game presentation, it’s hard to have any complaints or criticism. Amazon Prime gave us the …

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MMQB NFL Week 2 primer: top games, key questions, predictions

Welcome to Week 2 of the NFL season, where 15 teams are 0-1 (Texans and Colts 0-0-1) and trying to avoid the dreaded 0-2 mark. Last year, the Colts, Jets, Jaguars, Giants, Lions, Falcons and Vikings all started 0-2 and none of them made the playoffs. Meanwhile, the 49ers, Rams, Cardinals, Panthers, Buccaneers, Raiders and …

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NCAA student-athlete compensation complaint takes ‘aggressive’ next step

A new government agency is entering the growing movement to recognize athletes as employees. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) may soon begin what one legal expert describes as an “aggressive investigation” into whether underpaid college athletes are discriminated against for not being fairly compensated. The EEOC was recently referred by the National College …

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