Alabama and Louisiana State go at it tonight with everything on the line in the New Orleans Superdome. Each team has multiple national titles and a rich football tradition. LSU prevailed in a regular-season matchup, 9-6, in overtime in a score that reflects just how evenly matched these teams are. While waiting for the kickoff, test your knowledge of LSU's football tradition, then link to the corresponding Alabama quiz(http://bit.ly/xjMktO) to test your grasp of the Crimson Tide's gridiron history.
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Peyton Manning is starting the road to recovery, but the Indianapolis Colts will have to see much more progress. They can't afford to keep Peyton Manning and draft Andrew Luck.
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The Angels signed superstar Albert Pujols last week for a record-breaking $250 million. And now the Clippers have just signed dynamic point guard Chris Paul. Repeat: The Los Angeles Clippers.
Pittsburgh Steeler linebacker James Harrison is the biggest repeat offender under the NFL's new player-safety rules and says he won't change the way he plays. But clearly, the NFL has changed.
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The NBA rejected a trade to send superstar Chris Paul from small-market New Orleans to the Los Angeles Lakers. In doing so, the league apparently made some small-market owners happy.
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In a lengthy interview with the New York Times published Saturday, former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky denies ever sexually abusing any child, and he says fired head coach Joe Paterno never spoke to him about any suspected misconduct with minors.
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Penn State reports that its seven-year capital campaign has reached 72 percent of its target. But the remaining 28 percent could present a challenge if donors don't rally around Penn State.
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A candlelight vigil was held on the Penn State campus Friday night in support of the victims of child sex abuse, drawing thousands of students and alumni in advance of today's final home game for the Nittany Lions.