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Ohio State QB CJ Stroud’s story is one of family, football, forgiveness

Ohio State QB CJ Stroud’s story is one of family, football, forgiveness

Coleridge Bernard Stroud IV stepped onto the podium, squinted into the camera lights and nestled into his seat behind an array of reporters. Two days before kickoff of the College Football Playoff semifinals, the centerpiece of Ohio State’s media day was none other than its quarterback, a two-time Heisman Trophy finalist and passing record-breaker that the …

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Texas, USC, Nebraska among CFB teams that need a turnaround in 2022

Texas, USC, Nebraska among CFB teams that need a turnaround in 2022

Forty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football, where a poorly timed onside kick can extinguish preseason hope in a hurry: First Quarter: The Most Desperate Teams in America Well, what do we have here? Some faces we haven’t seen in a while lurking around the exclusive neighborhood. Folks who used to …

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How ESPN-Big Ten split impacts everyone in college sports

How ESPN-Big Ten split impacts everyone in college sports

Up until recently, Bob Thompson described himself as a “social media pariah.” Name the platform—Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok—and he was not on it. But what better time to join the fray, he thought last month, than while recovering from shoulder surgery? The former television executive, who lives in Scottsdale, Ariz., has spent the last few …

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