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College football


LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky aims to go 7-0 against Central Michigan when it hosts the Chippewas in the season opener for both schools. By Gary B. Graves. UPCOMING. 650 words and photos from 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff.


ORLANDO, Fla. — Whether Nick Saban's choice of quarterback turns out to be Jalen Hurts or Tua Tagovailoa, top-ranked and defending national champion Alabama begins the season as heavy favorites against Louisville, which is launching the post-Lamar Jackson era. By Fred Goodall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. ET.


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