10 teams that will beat Vegas' win-total projections

With the college football season now less than 100 days away, many betting outlets have released their projected win totals from all teams at the FBS level.

Whether sports betting will be legalized in any states by the time the season kicks off remains to be seen, but if you happen to be making a trip to Las Vegas soon, here are some teams you should target to fly over their projections.



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Networks announce kickoff times for 2018 season

It may only be the first week of June, but the major networks announcing kickoff times for the 2018 schedule on Thursday are a reminder that it will be here before you know it.

Here are some of the standout games from the first three weeks of the season, mostly must-see non-conference matchups.

Week 1

Oregon State at Ohio State - 12 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Ole Miss vs. Texas Tech - 12 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Auburn vs....

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Florida AD: Rising salaries among coaches present big challenge

College head coaches getting salaries north of $1 million has become commonplace in recent years, but an emerging trend has seen coordinators commanding similarly massive incomes.

According to USA Today's salary database, 15 assistant coaches in the country made at least $1 million last season. With recent moves in the offseason, that number will rise in 2018, including Florida's new defensive...

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Report: Northwestern to face Wisconsin at Wrigley Field in 2020

Ten years after falling to Illinois in the "Wrigleyville Classic," Northwestern will return to the same historic baseball stadium to face Wisconsin during the 2020 season.

According to Teddy Greenstein of the Chicago Tribune, the two schools will meet at Wrigley Field on Nov. 7, 2020 at the home of Major League Baseball's Chicago Cubs. The news is expected to become official next week.

At the...

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Texas AD: Rivalry with Texas A&M will resume when schedules allow

It might not happen in the near future, but it appears the once-heated rivalry between Texas and Texas A&M is on track to eventually resume.

The two powerhouses from the Lone Star State haven't met on the football field since the Aggies left the Big 12 for the SEC after the 2011 season, but Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte gave hope to both fan bases with his comments on Wednesday.


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Auburn's Malzahn: New NCAA rule on headset limits 'is a joke'

Auburn's Gus Malzahn followed Nick Saban's lead in expressing his dislike for the NCAA's new rule that limits headsets on coaches.

A day after the Alabama coach said the rule, which limits headsets on the sideline to 20 per team - 15 for coaches - was, "like mouse manure when you're up to your ears in elephant doo-doo," Malzahn didn't mince words in his assessment.

"The 20 headset rule is a joke,"...

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Saban, Fisher oppose potential changes to NCAA transfer policy

As the NCAA continues to ponder transfer reform this summer, two national championship-winning coaches are firmly against allowing players to swap schools without sitting out a year.

Alabama's Nick Saban and Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher were vocal about their unwillingness to alter the league's current policy, wherein non-graduate FBS transfers must forgo one season.

"(Players transferring without...

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LeBron-Saban title symmetry takes litigious spin in 2018

Depending on how superstitious you are, you may believe the underdog Cleveland Cavaliers are going to shock the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals because of Nick Saban.

Yes, as is often noted at this time of year (and this time by Reggie Bush), LeBron James has come out on the winning end of The Finals in each year that Saban has led Alabama to a college football national championship since...

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Saban describes NCAA headset rule as mouse manure amid elephant dung

It's time for SEC spring meetings for coaches, which means the national media gets to enjoy Nick Saban at the podium taking questions.

The Alabama coach was at his best Tuesday, dropping an off-the-wall retort, albeit in his usual stoic form, when asked about the new NCAA rule limiting football staff to 20 headsets during a game.

"I don't know who is driving all this stuff, but to me, it's kind of...

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