Sport: Huddling or Muddling?

Illegal procedures in a turned-around college football season

There is a school of thought, not a hard school to get into, that says football is roughly as comprehensible as nuclear physics. But it hardly seems that simple this year, particularly on the collegiate level, where pretty much everything appears to have been turned inside out.

While upsets tend to astound every season, few upstarts in the past have shown the flair of modest Syracuse, which was shut out by both Rutgers and Florida but shut down mammoth Nebraska in between. Also familiar is the critical...

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