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An extra helping of Thanksgiving week’s best sports links

TweetWith college football rivalry games on the slate this weekend, The Wall Street Journal’s Matthew Futterman takes a long look at a signature event that’s threatened by continuing realignment, conference championship games and, starting in 2014, a four-team playoff for the national title.
As of this season’s there’s no more Texas-Texas A & M game, nor [...]

How the Big Ten got back to 10

TweetThis week’s blockbuster announcements that Maryland and Rutgers are joining the Big Ten and leaving the ACC and Big East, respectively, to fend for themselves, has reopened college athletic realignment machinations once again, and they figure to go on for a while.
Just weeks after Notre Dame announced it was leaving the Big East and joining [...]