The top of the new College Football Playoff top 25 rankings that were released Tuesday night remained the same after there were no upsets in the top 10 over the weekend.
If anyone can slow down Tua Tagovailoa and the Alabama offense, it's MI. Every team inside the top 10 won and only Oklahoma, which hosted rival Oklahoma State, had a game that was close on the scoreboard.
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Meanwhile, cartel President Suhail Al Mazrouei said Wednesday that supplies will be curtailed as needed to balance the market. Most analysts expect US output to climb above 12 million bpd within the first half of 2019.
Notre Dame remained No. 3, with MI and Georgia rounding out the top five. Since the SEC champion, in this case No. 1 Alabama, is in a semifinal, the Sugar Bowl would get the next-highest ranked SEC team, No. 5 Georgia.
Big 12 fans will disagree, but MI at 12-1 looks like a good bet to sail into the playoff - especially if Notre Dame finishes unbeaten, therefore making the Wolverines' only loss a one-score game in the opener at South Bend. Add Michigan and Northwestern in the Big Ten championship game to that resume, and suddenly a season of struggles in Columbus, Ohio, won't look so bad at all.
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Butte County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Megan McMann said Friday she did not have details on the circumstances of the death. Further north, another huge wildfire destroyed the town of Paradise , leaving nine people dead and 35 missing.
Fair warning: If you're a BC and/or Boston Red Sox fan - or if you just hate Notre Dame and/or the Yankees - this will make you want to hurl.
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They are created to enable mobile missile launchers to quickly exit the underground facilities and move to previously prepared launch sites.