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These 10 CFB traditions should never be changed

College football has evolved over the past decade. But as we look forward to Independence Day, here are some things about the sport, like Army playing Navy every season, that would be un-American to change.

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Haney: Teams with fewest question marks

Finding the SEC West team with the fewest questions to answer is easy. So why won't that team be the preseason league favorite?

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Take 2: Toughest schedule in the ACC

There are several ACC teams that are set to play tough schedules this season. But who plays the toughest?

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ESPYS: Vote for Best Play

Ameer Abdullah's game-winning 58-yard touchdown vs. McNeese State is nominated for an ESPY award.


Alabama did not respect Cardale Jones

Alabama DC Kirby Smart asked 3 Tide veteran DBs --Landon Collins, Nick Perry and Jarrick Williams -- what went wrong in Alabama's Sugar Bowl loss in January. "I said ... "Where did we go wrong? ... All three of them said they did not the respect the quarterback." Ohio State's Jones was making his 2nd career start. (via 680 The Fan in Atlanta)

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Phil Steele @philsteele042

Working on NFL magazine. In AFC East in 2014 only NYJets (4-12) were plus ypg in div games +38.7 NENG (12-4) -26.3 ypg, Buf -5.7 Miami -6.7

Top 10 NFL prospects at each position

Mel Kiper has named the top 10 2016 NFL draft prospects for all positions, so we might as well start the draft tomorrow. Full rankings

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Oklahoma QB has shoulder fatigue

Baker Mayfield has a tired throwing shoulder from "simply throwing too many reps" but there is no structural damage, a source told The Oklahoman, refuting that Mayfield tore his rotator cuff. He's expected to stay away from throwing for another two weeks.

Hugh Freeze @CoachHughFreeze

So thankful that I have some friends who care more about challenging me to grow than they do building up my self esteem. Truth in Love works

No charges vs. Diddy for alleged assault

The L.A. District Attorney's Office declined to charge Sean "Diddy" Combs with felony assault and battery for his encounter with a UCLA football coach on June 22. Combs was arrested for allegedly swinging a kettlebell at assistant coach Sal Alosi. Story

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