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College basketball rankings: Tennessee soars into top 10 after landing five-star recruit Julian Phillips

College basketball rankings: Tennessee soars into top 10 after landing five-star recruit Julian Phillips

1 N. Carolina The Tar Heels’ ranking is based on North Carolina returning every rotation player except for Brady Manek – among them All-American Armando Bacot, NCAA Tournament star Caleb Love and defensive specialist Leaky Black. UNC has the best and most-accomplished returning core in the sport. — 29-10 2 Houston The Cougars’ ranking is …

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49ers' 2022 schedule among the toughest in strength-of-schedule rankings

49ers’ 2022 schedule among the toughest in strength-of-schedule rankings

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports The NFL will announce the entire 2022 slate of matchups on Thursday night. That’s when we’ll learn the dates and times for all 272 regular-season games. However, we’ve known the opponents for a while now. If the San Francisco 49ers are to return to the playoffs for the third time in …

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MLB Power Rankings: Baseball's top four teams all play in New York and Los Angeles

MLB Power Rankings: Baseball’s top four teams all play in New York and Los Angeles

1 Dodgers They’ve been the best team all along. They were punished last week, as a temporary measure — such as children being sent to their room without electronics — and responded by showing just how good they were, again. The key this time around? A two-game sweep of the Giants by a combined count …

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