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Assessing threats for contenders in rivalry week
Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's 13th weekend:...

Iron Bowl warmups over for Auburn, Alabama
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Maybe Alabama and Auburn had something else on their minds entering the Iron Bowl warmup acts, like each other....

No. 1 Florida State faces another test in Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Top-ranked Florida State is not as dominant as the 2013 Seminoles that swarmed opponents en route to a national championship. Ten games have proven the 2014 roster is unlikely to mimic that record-breaking level of play, but these `Noles have pushed through new tests almost on a weekly basis....

Florida State starter in library during shooting
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State starting defensive lineman Derrick Mitchell Jr. was in the school library Thursday when a 2005 graduate shot and wounded three people before being killed by police. He played in a football game a little more than 48 hours later....

Out of control: FSU, OSU just win, baby
Ohio State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State....

Rating the Nation: Best Traveling Rivalry Trophies
Sometimes in college football it seems as if everybody gets a trophy. Traveling rivalry trophies are one of the great traditions in college football. From bells to buckets, axes to Apple Cups, the amount of hardware handed out tends to go up at this time of year....

Lehigh-Lafayette rivalry reaches 150 on big stage
NEW YORK (AP) -- The memories of the last Lafayette-Lehigh game in which George Hossenlopp played still sting 50 years later....