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What Vegas thinks

TCU a big favorite. The Harbaugh effect. Parity in the SEC. Las Vegas has weighed in on some key college games.

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VanHaaren: 5 who could rise at The Opening

Nike's The Opening will have 162 of the top high school prospects from across the country participating in athletic testing, drills and 7-on-7 play.

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21hChantel Jennings

Oregon football budget getting some Eugene heat

Former business school dean Dennis Howard and economics professor Bill Harbaugh critical of how school makes use of its funds from athletics.

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Michigan working to strengthen New Jersey ties

The roots that Michigan has tried to plant in New Jersey the past six months show the priority they intend to place on getting talent from the state.

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Who's the next two-way star in the Pac-12?

With Shaq Thompson now in the NFL, there are several candidates to become the Pac-12's next two-way star, including USC's Adoree' Jackson.

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ESPYS: Vote for Best Coach

After leading Ohio State to a national championship in the inaugural College Football Playoff, Urban Meyer is up for an ESPY award.


Jim Harbaugh ... babysitter?

The Michigan coach babysat current 3-star DE Connor Murphy (2016), when Murphy was just 8 due to a Murphy family emergency during Harbaugh's visit: "Not many people can say they sat down on the living room floor with Jim Harbaugh and D.J Durkin and played chess and drank milk with them." (via Sports360arizona)

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