Results of probe into Maryland football not expected for at least a week

The results of an investigation into Maryland's football program and head coach DJ Durkin aren't expected to be made public for at least another week, according to ESPN's Heather Dinich.

Durkin's future with the program remains uncertain after he was placed on administrative leave more than two months ago, following the death of former player Jordan McNair that was deemed to be a result of heatstro...

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Midseason Grades - Independent/Mid-Major Edition

Here are grades for notable independent and mid-major teams at the midway point of the NCAA football season:

Notre Dame (7-0)

Summary: Although the Irish were good with Brandon Wimbush at quarterback, they still had flaws; inserting Ian Book into the lineup has turned them into a fully-fledged juggernaut.

It's evident that Book has the potential to be special. The junior is completing 75 percent of...

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Midseason Grades - Pac-12 Edition

Here are grades for the Pac-12 Conference teams at the midway point of the NCAA football season.

North Division

Washington (5-2 overall, 3-1 Pac-12)

Summary: If the Huskies don't make the playoff (they won't), Washington's season will go down as a disappointment.

This is Chris Petersen's fifth year in the Pacific Northwest. He has a veteran squad that expected to return to the final four.


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Weather-impacted games to monitor in Week 8

It isn't out of the norm for market moves to send college football totals flying one way or the other after the opening line.

Oftentimes, there's a reason for it, such as what's looming in Week 8.

Mother nature is expected to play a role in the Midwest and East Coast games on Saturday, prompting bettors to make early moves on a number of potentially weather-impacted contests.

Knowing what's a myth...

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Southeastern Oklahoma State player talks man out of burglarizing his house

Southeastern Oklahoma State junior offensive lineman Cody Gilroy convinced a burglar to leave his home after he awoke to find the man going through his closet early Friday morning.

Police in Durant, Okla. said Eleasah Horton, 22, burglarized the vehicles of Gilroy and his roommate and took a gun before entering their residence.

"I was kind of scared," Gilroy told Amelia Mugavero of KTEN News....

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FAU's Kiffin offers scholarship to Matt Leinart's 11-year-old son

Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin has offered a scholarship to the 11-year-old son of former USC and NFL quarterback Matt Leinart, according to ESPN's Tom VanHaaren.

Cole Leinart, a 5-foot-7 quarterback in sixth grade, could benefit from his father's relationship to Kiffin from when the two worked together during Leinart's final year at USC. The NCAA doesn't officially recognize scholarship...

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Midseason Grades - SEC Edition

Here are grades for the Southeastern Conference teams at the midway point of the NCAA football season.

West Division

Alabama (7-0 overall, 4-0 SEC)

Summary: There's little to no precedent for what Alabama is doing in 2018. The Crimson Tide aren't just beating teams; they’re smashing them into a million pieces before you can even crack your beer open.

Despite some whispers that Bama's dominance is...

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Midseason Grades - Big 12 Edition

Here are grades for the Big 12 Conference teams at the midway point of the NCAA football season:

Texas (6-1 overall, 4-0 Big 12)

Summary: Welcome back, Texas! Well, sort of. If you overlook the defeat to Maryland and the fact that wins over Tulsa, Baylor, and Oklahoma were one-score games, Texas is all the way back.

This Tom Herman underdog thing isn’t cute anymore, and It’s not a media narrative eit...

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7 betting trends to trust in Week 8

Eastern Michigan covering a spread off a straight-up loss? Check.

Ranked teams failing to cover after getting blown out? Yep!

Those were just a few angles we dug into last week. Again, trends tell us more about what's already happened than what will come next. Still, they could also line up with an edge you already have.

With that in mind, here are some angles to consider with Week 8 on deck:


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