Ranking New Year’s Six bowl games

Now that the college football season is over, we look back at the New Year’s Six bowls and rank them from worst to best game. 6. PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: Clemson beats Ohio State 31-0 Let’s be honest here, no one wants to see a game become a blowout. Almost everyone
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Preview of college football conference championship games

Colorado in the Pac-12 championship game. Neither Michigan nor Ohio State in the Big Ten title game. Navy in the AAC championship over Houston. Who would have thought? This isn’t how everyone drew it up, but surprise participants in some of the most prestigious matchups of the year will have
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Letters: July 29 – Aug. 5

I was deeply disturbed by the admission to undergraduate status of Khairi Fortt, a Penn State football player, only a few days before the new term opens. From all indications, he was “admitted” by the Athletic Department, without application or the critical vetting that thousands of other would-be undergraduates went through nearly a year ago.
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Moving beyond moral outrage

The trial of Jerry Sandusky is about more than Jerry Sandusky. Oh yes, the venom spewed on Sandusky in the wake of his sexual abuse trial is well deserved. The former Penn State assistant coach, who was found guilty of 45 of 48 charges of sexual abuse of young children
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A good, though not ideal, career move

I feel sad that some celebrities have death as their best career move. Michael Jackson’s life became centered on his music and career again, not the allegations he had faced not too long before. Heath Ledger had been widely loved but his career reputation rose to new heights once he
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