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2008-12-07 20:55:31

Oklahoma and Florida topped the Bowl Championship Series poll Sunday and will square off in the college football championship game Jan. 8 in Miami. The two teams are offense powerhouses. The Sooners had the No. 1 offense in the nation this season while Florida averaged 45 points per game. The top 10 teams in the final BCS standings were: Oklahoma, Florida, Texas, Alabama, USC, Utah, Texas Tech, Penn State, Boise State and Ohio State. The other bowls announced Sunday included the Rose Bowl...

2008-11-30 20:50:19

Unbeaten Alabama retained the No. 1 spot when the latest BCS college football poll was released Sunday night. The Crimson Tide (12-0) also topped the USA Today coaches poll earlier after its 36-0 rout of archrival Auburn and will face Florida in the SEC championship game in Atlanta Saturday. In a surprising development, Oklahoma moved to No. 2 in the BCS poll ahead of Texas, which beat the Sooners 45-35 Oct. 11. In the complicated BCS ratings system, the Sooners' total was .9351 to .9223 for...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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