| October 27, 2013

Today's reads

USA TODAY | What to make of a surprising Big 12 race
Entering the 2013 season, we knew the Big 12 was a deep league, but didn't necessarily see a contender for the national title. After eight weeks of football, we've seen a few different teams stake their claim as the conference's best. But how will it all end?
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Palm Beach Post | Usually the end is different
If nothing else, the BCS rankings have always been good for a laugh, mixed in, of course, with all the screaming and sobbing. This year's rankings are no different.
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Kansas City Star | Missouri shows why it belongs
After beating a ranked team for a second consecutive week for the first time since 1973, after becoming the first team to beat Georgia and Florida consecutively since 1992, Missouri is 7-0 and quite alone atop the SEC East Division standings at 3-0.
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