Distracting, Distressing Year in College Sports

By PETE THAMEL
SPORTS


The drumbeat of anticipation for the game between No. 1 Louisiana State and No. 2 Alabama began in September and reached a fever pitch by early November. It was billed as a once-a-decade regular-season game until it suddenly did not matter anymore. On...

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