Ohio State marching band
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Wall Street Journal |  Why Ohio State's band is the best in the land   Read the Story
In college football, many schools are scaling back their band budgets and putting more restrictions on travel. But Ohio State is willing to spend -- and it is paying off through some attention-grabbing routines. So it is fair to ask, who is having the better season -- the Buckeye football program or the Buckeye band? 

 

Nick Saban holds BCS trophy
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USA TODAY | Expect a little chaos in the BCS Read the Story
Welcome to the home stretch in the race for the BCS championship. With a little more than a month left, the picture seems to have crystallized. But if we've learned anything in the BCS era, it's that the race is subject to sudden, radical change.

 

Miami Huricans
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Miami Herald | Canes resurgence not legit ... yet   Read the Story
Miami is good and getting better -- even if that wasn’t evident Saturday against Florida State -- but the U can’t be “back” to the degree that will ever satisfy the program’s tradition or fans until the Canes start beating the best teams.