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Muhammad Ali's grandson Nico Ali Walsh scores TKO win over Jordan Weeks in pro boxing debut
Ali Walsh, 21, displayed the kind of flair for the dramatic Ali would surely be proud of, whipping the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino crowd into a frenzy with his right hand as the referee administered a 10-count following the knockdown. The middleweight followed up with a barrage of punches, bloodying Weeks' face, before the referee stopped the mismatch.

Joshua Franco wins by unanimous decision to cap trilogy with Andrew Moloney
Franco, nicknamed "The Professor," retained his secondary WBA title at 115 pounds with a unanimous decision over Moloney. All three judges scored the fight 116-112.
 

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Sources:pac-12, Big Ten, ACC discussing formation of alliance, likely around schedulin
Commissioners George Kliavkoff (Pac-12), Kevin Warren (Big Ten) and Jim Phillips (ACC) have been in regular communication and have had some in-person discussions. Kliavkoff and Warren were together this week for Rose Bowl meetings. Pac-12 sources said all three commissioners met last week in Chicago.
Sources: ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 to announce alliance
After Texas and Oklahoma announced their intentions to move to the SEC last month, the Big Ten, ACC and Pac-12 each began exploring options for a counter move.

Big Ten, ACC, Pac-12 officially announce alliance to 'stabilize' current environment
The scheduling component for football and women's and men's basketball "will begin as soon as practical while honoring current contractual obligations," but the decision-makers involved said the alliance was not driven by revenue.
 

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Jay-Z, Philadelphia 76ers owner part of bid for New York sports betting
The Fanatics application is one of six being reviewed by the NYSGA, which is aiming to announce the winning bids by Dec. 6. Each winning bid will be required to offer a minimum of four sportsbook platforms in New York.

Fiesta Bowl announces multiyear partnership with sports betting group Caesars Entertainment
It's the first partnership between a college bowl game and a company that specializes in sports betting. Caesars will host fan lounges at the Fiesta Bowl in suburban Glendale and at the Guaranteed Rate Bowl, which is played at Chase Field in downtown Phoenix.
 

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How high does Memphis climb in Way-Too-Early Top 25 college basketball rankings for 2021-22?
In the July update to these rankings, Memphis was nowhere to be found. The Tigers brought back three starters from a team that won the NIT championship and signed three high-major transfers and a solid high school recruiting class.

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No.1: Gonzaga
No.2: Kansas
No.3: UCLA
No.4: Villanova
No.5: Texas
No.6: Purdue
No.7: Memphis
No.8: Michigan
No.9: Kentucky
No.10: Baylor
 

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Bettors flocking to national-title favorite Alabama Crimson Tide

Alabama is once again the consensus favorite to win the national championship at U.S. sportsbooks, and bettors are flocking to back the Crimson Tide. Alabama is the national-title favorite at +260 at Caesars Sportsbook, followed by Clemson (+400) and Ohio State (+600). Georgia and Oklahoma, which are each +750, round out the teams with single-digit odds to win this season's College Football Playoff. Alabama has been among the top three preseason national championship favorites at sportsbooks for the last 11 years and has been the outright favorite at one point in every regular season since 2009, according to SportsOddsHistory.com.

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