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Despite nearly 15 months between losses, the Buckeyes’ playoff hopes are now on a lifeline. A win in Michigan Stadium is a must – as is a Penn State victory over Michigan State in East Lansing – if Ohio State is to defend their national title.

It is a peculiar position for the defending champions, who dropped to eighth in the CFP Polls after Michigan State snapped their 24-game winning streak by handing them a 17-14 loss last week.

11/26/2015 - 11:52
Leah Nxumalo
It's a B1G weekend in the Big Ten as No. 3 Ohio State puts their 23-game winning streak on the line when No. 9 Michigan State comes to Columbus.

Third-ranked Ohio State (10-0/6-0) will have a tough time keeping that No. 3 spot with their upcoming home contest against Big Ten rival No. 9 Michigan State (9-1/5-1) at 3:30 PM on ABC.

11/19/2015 - 17:42
Leah Nxumalo
The 10 teams with the best chance of hoisting the trophy this spring:

1. Kentucky Wildcats: As always, head coach John Calipari has a roster rife with talent.

11/16/2015 - 11:57
Michael Kiwak
The five hot-shot freshman of the 2015-16 season:

Ben Simmons, LSU: The most hyped up member of the 2015-16 freshman class, the 6-10 forward moves, handles and distributes like a point guard, defends well and possesses a knack for

11/16/2015 - 11:50
Michael Kiwak
Every year, there's a team that barely gets into the NCAA Tournament and then capitalizes, making a deep run. Here are three teams that could surprise come March.

California Golden Bears: Yes, Cal is ranked 14th in the preseason poll. People are expecting them to be good, but the surprise lies in how good they can be.

11/16/2015 - 11:45
Michael Kiwak
The coaching carousel made its annual rounds over the offseason, leaving many familiar faces in different places.

Ben Howland, Mississippi State University: The former Pitt coach took UCLA to three consecutive Final Fours and is second only to John Wooden on the Bruins’ all-time wins list.

11/16/2015 - 11:33
Michael Kiwak
While Alabama is riding high after their impressive win over LSU, the Mississippi State football program is still trying to recover from tragedy.

Freshman defensive lineman Keith Joseph Jr. and his father, Keith Joseph Sr., who also played at MSU, were killed in a one-car wreck on their way to a high school football game last Friday.

11/12/2015 - 20:40
Leah Nxumalo
The week that College Football fans have been waiting for is finally here.

One of the most anticipated contests of the year takes place when undefeated LSU visits 7-1 Alabama in Tuscaloosa at 8 PM on CBS.

11/05/2015 - 23:02
Leah Nxumalo
Week 9 promises to add some more clutter to the playoff confusion as the No.9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish visit the 21st-ranked Temple Owls on Saturday at 8:00 p.m. in Philadelphia.

Temple is off to their best start in program history with an undefeated record and a three-game lead atop the East Division of the American Athletic Conference.

10/29/2015 - 09:29
Leah Nxumalo
After a crazy Week 7, the only thing that’s clear is that no team's season is safe.

The Utah Utes have quietly climbed the ladder all the way to the No.3 ranking and are currently on top of the PAC-12 South Division with an undefeated record.

10/22/2015 - 06:38
Leah Nxumalo
Neil Walker’s contract expires after the 2016 season. The Pirates second baseman is due for a big raise in arbitration this offseason—likely to $10 million—and signing him to a long-term extension will cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $12-$15 million annually.
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While the recruiting season is usually a time for top schools to scratch and claw for high school seniors, the 2015-16 Pitt Panthers have taken an alternate route.
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