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Missouri, Alabama, and College Football’s New Role

“It’s hard to rally around a math class.” — Bear Bryant, on football’s role on campus. Football can be classified as a game or sport. And in the South, it has been called a religion. Now, it has become a … Continue reading

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College Football Playoff Hunt: Next Stop, Conference Championships

Note: This post was updated Dec. 6 with Oregon’s victory over Arizona in the Pac 12 title game, and other key games of Dec. 6. The Thanksgiving weekend 2014 results are in, and the conference championship matchups are set. However, … Continue reading

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SEC Football Schedule, Info for Thanksgiving Weekend

UPDATE, 11/28/14: Missouri defeats Arkansas, 21-14, becoming the 2014 SEC East champion. Thanksgiving turkey and trimmings will barely be digested before a frantic and crucial weekend of Southeastern Conference football will begin on Friday (Nov. 28, 2014). The developments:

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SEC Title Race Goes Into Thanksgiving Weekend

Nothing has been simple as far as the Southeastern Conference football race in 2014. And that will hold through Thanksgiving weekend, the final regular season weekend for SEC teams. As many as three games — Arkansas at Missouri, Mississippi State … Continue reading

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Mississippi Burning — With Football Fever; Hear Katy Perry Roar

The above Vine video shows superstar entertainer Katy Perry in Oxford, Miss., after Saturday’s Ole Miss victory over Alabama. — You knew it was not going to be an ordinary football Saturday in Mississippi when it began with Katy Perry … Continue reading

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College football polls: (expletives deleted)

The latest college football polls — they are not rankings, they are polls — again make me realize that many of the people who vote in these are as, uh, questionable as those who vote in regular elections. The thing … Continue reading

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Authors discuss “To Kill A Mockingbird”

“You can’t write a Southern novel if you don’t write about race,” author Jack Riggs said. So it was appropriate that three Atlanta-based authors gathered recently (8/5/2010) over the 50th anniversary of the memorable Southern novel “To Kill A Mockingbird.” … Continue reading

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