College football Week 4 highlights

There are Saturdays when the true playoff contenders emerge with such ferocity and dominance they cannot be ignored. There are Saturdays when the whole system feels rigged, and upsets knock one team after another from the ranks of the elite. And then there are Saturdays like Week 4, where the goal is simply survival. In … Read more

Bettors are flocking to Oregon State after the sportsbook’s first line favors USC by nearly two touchdowns

A lopsided opening line at USC-Oregon State prompted a flood of bets on the underdog Beavers this week and left a sportsbook with more money at stake on the Pac-12 tilt than any of the week’s NFL games. Caesars Sportsbook opened Sunday with USC as a 13.5-point favorite over Oregon State. A few minutes later, … Read more

College football picks against the spread: Stewart Mandel’s Week 4 picks

Week 3 was hard on my wallet and I’m now in the hole for the season. However, this week’s games feel easier to predict – famous last words in college football. Especially since I’m picking four underdogs to win straight up. Last week: 6-5 straight up, 4-7 against the spread Season: 20-13 straight up, 15-18 … Read more

Mandels sidste tanker: Leipold bringer Kansas til live, hvor højt er Jayhawks’ loft?

Og nu, 20 sidste tanker fra uge 3, som begyndte fredag ​​aften og, takket være vejret i Iowa, truede med at bløde ind i de tidlige NFL-kampe søndag. 1. Denne klumme vil uden tvivl være fuld af tanker senere i denne sæson om Georgia, Alabama, Ohio State og deres blåblodsvenner. I denne uge skal jeg … Read more

Pac-12 commissioner for USC, UCLA: ‘I think they’re already regretting’ exit

LOS ANGELES — It’s been about a month since news broke that USC and UCLA are battling for the Big Ten, and the disappointment and anger toward the two LA schools from within the Pac-12 hasn’t subsided much — if at all. “It is clear that UCLA and USC made a decision for short-term financial … Read more

Pac-12 commissioner for USC, UCLA: ‘I think they’re already regretting’ exit

LOS ANGELES — It’s been about a month since news broke that USC and UCLA are battling for the Big Ten, and the disappointment and anger toward the two LA schools from within the Pac-12 hasn’t subsided much — if at all. “It is clear that UCLA and USC made a decision for short-term financial … Read more

Commissioner George Kliavkoff — Pac-12 stable despite USC, UCLA departures

LOS ANGELES — After weeks of speculation about the future of the Pac-12 in the wake of decisions by USC and UCLA to leave for the Big Ten, conference commissioner George Kliavkoff hit back at the claim that the league is on shaky ground. “We are positive about the future of the Pac-12 and our … Read more

Staples: Oregon, Washington should want the Big Ten, but may decide the fate of the Big 12, Pac-12

The move heard ‘around the college football world last week inspired more than 200 questions for this week’s Dear Andy postpose. But in trying to answer two in particular, I got a thought that I would be fascinated to see translated into action. With USC and UCLA off the Pac-12 and on their way to … Read more

Staples: Oregon, Washington should want the Big Ten, but may decide the fate of the Big 12, Pac-12

The move heard ‘around the college football world last week inspired more than 200 questions for this week’s Dear Andy postpose. But in trying to answer two in particular, I got a thought that I would be fascinated to see translated into action. With USC and UCLA off the Pac-12 and on their way to … Read more

Hvad sker der med Big 12, Pac-12 omstillingsrygter? Vi besvarer dine spørgsmål

Efterklangen fra USC og UCLA, der forlader Pac-12 til Big Ten, fortsætter. The Big 12 har til hensigt at positionere sig selv for at samle de mest eftertragtede tilbageværende Pac-12-medlemmer og vende bordet om, hvordan tingene så ud for et år siden. Pac-12 vil vedtage sin egen plan, men måske vigtigst af alt, kan den … Read more