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College football viewing guide, Week 8

College football viewing guide, Week 8

Must-see and meh time frames Saturday for college football:Lamest time window: Noon, although No. 10 Oklahoma State is on upset watch at Texas.Noon: Louisville QB Lamar Jackson against a talented Florida State defense? Yes, please.3:30: Syracuse will...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Superiority complex: USF continues to battle schedule, expectations

Superiority complex: USF continues to battle schedule, expectations

TAMPA — His voice, a perpetually scratchy bellow, betrays conviction. USF coach Charlie Strong has been asked if he believes he has the 16th-best team in America. Hesitation doesn’t precede his response. Resolution fuels it."I really do," Strong said...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Duke tops preseason coaches’ basketball poll; Gators No. 7

Duke tops preseason coaches’ basketball poll; Gators No. 7

Duke has been tabbed basketball’s preseason No. 1 for the second straight season in the coaches’ poll, released Thursday.Florida, which made it to the Elite Eight last season, is No. 7 and one of only four teams to receive a first-place vote, along w...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Epilogue: USF’s Mike Radomski made thank-yous a way of life

Epilogue: USF’s Mike Radomski made thank-yous a way of life

TAMPA — He was a sucker for baseball and benevolence. Mike Radomski tracked every gesture, regardless of how noble or benign, as meticulously as pitch counts in his volumes of score books.Co-workers who lent a hand on a project got a handwritten than...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Tampa Bay should say no thanks to these sporting events

Tampa Bay should say no thanks to these sporting events

Tampa Bay has become the Break-Glass-In-Case-of-Emergency City.When the NHL decided to pull out of the Olympics, it needed someone — and quick — to host this season’s All-Star Game. Tampa Bay stepped right up.When the NFL realized that the new footba...
Published: 10/19/17
FSU doesn’t feel need for ongoing reminder of last year’s beatdown at Louisville

FSU doesn’t feel need for ongoing reminder of last year’s beatdown at Louisville

Of course Florida State remembers what happened against Louisville last year. The 63-20 loss was one of the worst defeats in Seminoles history. "You remember what they’re capable of, that this can happen," Jimbo Fisher said.But the FSU coach doesn’t ...
Published: 10/18/17
Updated: 10/19/17
Miami moves to No. 8 in poll, its best ranking in four years

Miami moves to No. 8 in poll, its best ranking in four years

Thanks to a 5-0 start, the Miami Hurricanes are back in the top 10 of the latest AP Top 25 poll at No. 8, their highest ranking since midway through the 2013 season.USF and UCF continued its rise. The Bulls jumped two spots to No. 16 after beating Ci...
Published: 10/15/17
AAC makes reshuffling a hurricane-ravaged schedule look easy (Hint: it wasn't)

AAC makes reshuffling a hurricane-ravaged schedule look easy (Hint: it wasn't)

"This was really a great example of a young conference that came together and really worked for the good."
Published: 10/13/17
Updated: 10/14/17
Ten years ago, USF sat atop college football, almost

Ten years ago, USF sat atop college football, almost

It is USF's version of Halley's Comet.Only it's never coming back around.Ten years ago Saturday, the USF football team, coached by Jim Leavitt, was ranked No. 2 in the first Bowl Championship Series rankings of the 2007 season.Really. It happened.It...
Published: 10/13/17
Will Bulls finally see an attendance boost Saturday night?

Will Bulls finally see an attendance boost Saturday night?

Roughly 30 hours before kickoff, USF remains an overwhelming favorite -- currently 24 points -- against Cincinnati in its homecoming game Saturday night.Yet in one regard, this would-be romp may establish a season-high for suspense, and it likely wil...
Published: 10/13/17