Ducks versus Bucks: By the Numbers

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Fact: The winner of the BCS championship game has been favored by Las Vegas for the last seven years. This year, Oregon is favored by seven points. Even with that trend, statistics nerds and wiseguys check out Dave Bartoo‘s College Football Matrix before putting down a double sawbuck on the game. Bartoo predicts every college football game for upcoming year …

An Irreverent Guide to the College Football Playoffs

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Here’s what you need to know about the top eight contenders for the four spots in the College Football Playoff: Mississippi State University Mascot: Now called the Bulldogs. MSU players were formerly known as the Maroons. Fun Fact: MSU denies that the famous Bugs Bunny phrase, “What a Maroon,” referred to Coach Jackie Sherrill who had his team witness the …