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College Football’s Most Dominant Player? It’s ESPN

Far beyond televising games, ESPN has become the chief impresario of college football. By infusing the sport with billions of dollars it pays for television rights — more than $10 billion on college football in the last five years alone — ESPN has become both puppet-master and kingmaker, arranging games, setting schedules and bestowing the gift of nationwide exposure on its chosen universities, players and coaches. (New York Times)


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June Jones’s Retirement, and the Lasting Influence and Likely End of the Run-and-Shoot Offense

ACC football weekend rewind: Florida State maintains playoff pulse without Jameis Winston

Virginia Tech DT Luther Maddy to undergo surgery for meniscus tear, will miss 2-4 weeks


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