Aerial view of the half-time show at the 1984 Rose Bowl Game between UCLA and Illinois, Pasadena, California, January 2, 1984. UCLA won the game, 45 – 9. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)The 2018 college football season here. This means it’s prediction time.ESPN college football reporter Mark Schlabach has released his initial bowl projections for the upcoming season.Who does he have making the College Football Playoff? Who does he have playing for the national title?Here are some of his picks:CFB Playoff at the Orange BowlClemson vs. WashingtonCFB Playoff at the Cotton BowlAlabama vs. WisconsinTexas BowlOklahoma State vs. Texas A&MCamping World BowlFlorida State vs. TCUAlamo BowlUSC vs. West VirginiaPeach BowlGeorgia vs. Ohio StateGator BowlLSU vs. PurdueFiesta BowlBoise State vs. Notre DameRose BowlMichigan vs. StanfordOutback BowlFlorida vs. Michigan StateSugar BowlAuburn vs. OklahomaCitrus BowlMiami vs. North CarolinaYou can view their full bowl predictions here.
Paris: The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), the watchdog set up to police doping in athletics, said Thursday it had received testing data from a Moscow laboratory at the centre of a vast doping conspiracy. The independent body founded by the IAAF, athletics’ world governing body, said it had received around 110,000 files from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on June 18. The data, collected by WADA inspectors from the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) of the Moscow Laboratory, concerns testing samples analysed in the period 2012 to 2015. “The AIU will start analysing the LIMS data immediately with a view to reporting its findings to the IAAF Council in due course,” the watchdog said in a statement. The AIU said that no deadline had been set for the completion of the task.