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WACO, TX - NOVEMBER 01: Devin Chafin #28 of the Baylor Bears runs the ball against Ben Heeney #31 of the Kansas Jayhawks at McLane Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Big Games In November Separate Contenders From Pretenders

Our expectations before the start of the season can quickly be tarnished in a flash. But no matter what happens, November will always find a way to set the stage for a championship race like no other month can.

11/04/2014

Melvin Gordon #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs past Johnathan Aiken #26 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in the second quarter at High Point Solutions Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Piscataway, New Jersey.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Gordon Runs For 128, 2 TDs; Wisconsin Beats RU

Gordon scored on runs of 15 and 51 yards in posting his sixth consecutive 100-yard game rushing, helping Wisconsin (6-2, 3-1 Big Ten) win its third straight game.

11/01/2014

FORT WORTH, TX - OCTOBER 18: Trevone Boykin #2 of the TCU Horned Frogs throws against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Amon G. Carter Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: TCU’s Trevone Boykin This Year’s Hidden Gem

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has been the face of a dynamic offense taking the Big 12 by storm, catapulting the Horned Frogs into the thick of the College Football Playoff mix.

10/30/2014

MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 18: Rakeem Cato #12 of the Marshall Thundering Herd is pursued by Giovani Francois #9 of the Florida International Panthers as he scrambles out of the pocket with the ball on October 18, 2014 at FIU Stadium in Miami, Florida.Marshall defeated Florida International 45-13. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Marshall’s Rakeem Cato Should Be Considered For A Trip To New York

As far as numbers go, Rakeem Cato is a very good player, but to make a run to New York, he will have to go on a tear in the second half of the season.

10/29/2014

Army Black Knights players wait with an American flag in the tunnel before their game against the Stanford Cardinal at Stanford Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Palo Alto, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Army Football Coach Accepts Blame For NCAA Violations

A contrite Jeff Monken accepted responsibility on Tuesday for a football recruiting trip that happened a month after he was hired as head coach at Army and resulted in minor NCAA violations.

10/29/2014

LEXINGTON, KY - OCTOBER 25: Preston Smith #91 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs celebrates a sack during the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium on October 25, 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Is There Really An SEC Bias Problem?

Is there is a bias toward the SEC that continues to have an impact on the polls? The thought has been around for some time now, but at some point even the most skeptical of college football fans probably needs to come to the realization that the best teams just happen to play in the SEC.

10/28/2014

Could legalized sports betting be on its way to New Jersey? (BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Halts New Jersey’s Sports Betting Plan

A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to at least temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.

10/24/2014

WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 30: Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Wainstein of the National Security Division at U.S. Justice Department testifies during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee October 31, 2007 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was focused on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, aka FISA, which set up a secret court of review to oversee classified surveillance. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

8 Fast Facts About The UNC Academic Fraud Scandal

According to an official report by former U.S. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein released Wednesday, there was more academic fraud than previously reported by the NCAA or the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

10/23/2014

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Boomer & Carton: UNC Academic Fraud Allegations

Boomer has been talking about the ongoing academic fraud investigation down at the University of North Carolina on his CBS Sports Minutes for a few months now.

WFAN–10/23/2014

Tar Heels men's basketball head coach Roy Williams (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

UNC Scandal: Probe Reveals ‘Shadow Curriculum’ Involving Student-Athletes

The bombshell report released Wednesday found more far-reaching academic fraud than previous investigations by the school and the NCAA.

10/22/2014

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Sports Leagues Fight New Jersey Law Allowing For Sports Betting

The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers Monday seeking to stop New Jersey’s law to allow legal sports betting, just days before the law is due to take effect.

10/20/2014

Ezekiel Elliott #15 of the Ohio State Buckeyes is wrapped up by Kevin Snyder #45 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in the first quarter on October 18, 2014 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Barrett Runs, Passes Buckeyes Past Rutgers, 56-17

J.T. Barrett completed his first nine passes, ran for 107 yards and two touchdowns and threw for three more scores to lead No. 13 Ohio State past Rutgers 56-17 on Saturday.

10/18/2014

Prince Amukamara #20 of the New York Giants tackles Andre Johnson #80 of the Houston Texans in the second half at MetLife Stadium on September 21, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Law Allowing Sports Betting In N.J. Signed By Gov. Christie

New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout.

10/17/2014

SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 04: Everett Golson #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish passes against the Standford Cardinal at Notre Dame Stadium on October 4, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Stanford 17-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Notre Dame’s Everett Golson Goes Head-To-Head With Reigning Heisman Winner, Jameis Winston

There is no disputing which game deserves the Heisman spotlight game this week. Notre Dame and Florida State will offer the biggest stage for a pair of Heisman Trophy candidates, Everett Golson of Notre Dame and the reigning Heisman Trophy winner from Florida State, Jameis Winston.

10/16/2014

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (Photo by Jeff Gammons/Getty Images)

Florida State Coach Defends Jameis Winston: ‘There Was No Crime’

The adviser for the family of Jameis Winston has asked Florida State why it has chosen now to engage in the Title IX process and accuses the school of trying to protect its own interests and responding to media pressure, the AP reported Tuesday.

10/14/2014

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