• Stop Using Our Game to Spread Fake News
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    Stop Using Our Game to Spread Fake News

    Video games depicting armed military combat have come a long way from the rudimentary, textureless early iterations of Call of Duty and Medal of Honor. But what happens when graphics and gameplay collide and progress to a point where they can fool casual observers into mistaking gameplay for reality? While Fox News and company would like to use realistic games as a scapegoat for mass murders, there’s a far more real and present danger already occurring: countries and state actors are using game footage to spread misinformation. Now, one major game developer is calling on users and media outlets to cut it out. Bohemia Interactive, the Prague-based developers behind the…

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  • NFL picks, predictions against the spread Week 1: Buccaneers best Cowboys; Packers, Patriots, Steelers slip up
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    NFL picks, predictions against the spread Week 1: Buccaneers best Cowboys; Packers, Patriots, Steelers slip up

    The 2022 NFL season is here, giving us the first real meaningful action since Super Bowl 56. That means it’s time for Sporting News to get back to picking games against the spread and straight up for 2022. From opening kickoff Thursday night through Monday night, every team has a clean slate and represents a fresh set of possibilities. With all the records unblemished, here’s navigating through some of the unknown to make a fearless forecast vs. the initial numbers: (Odds courtesy of Sports Interaction) MORE: SN’s predictions for entire 2022 season, Super Bowl 57 pick NFL picks against the spread for Week 1 Game of Midweek: Bills (-2.5, 52.5…

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  • College football picks, predictions against the spread for Week 1 top 25 games
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    College football picks, predictions against the spread for Week 1 top 25 games

    The top-five showdown between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 5 Notre Dame is the most-anticipated game on the Week 1 schedule.  The matchup between the Buckeyes and Irish is part of a loaded five-day weekend that starts with the renewal of the Backyard Brawl between No. 17 Pittsburgh and West Virginia on Thursday and ends with the ACC opener between No. 4 Clemson and Georgia Tech on Monday. There also are ranked matchups between No. 3 Georgia and No. 11 Oregon and No. 19 Arkansas and No. 23 Cincinnati.  Of those 17 games involving FBS teams in the Top 25, a total of four have single-digit spreads. Each week,…

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  • College football picks, schedule: Predictions against the spread, odds for key games today in Week 0
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    College football picks, schedule: Predictions against the spread, odds for key games today in Week 0

    Most of the 131 teams playing in the FBS won’t take the field until next week, but for 17% of college football’s top division, the 2022 season begins Saturday in Week 0 with games taking place as far east as Dublin, Ireland to as far west as Honolulu, Hawaii. Since games are scattered across six time zones, there will be games to watch from early in the day into late at night. Nebraska vs. Northwestern — that aforementioned game in Ireland — is the highlight entering Saturday as the lone contest between not only Power Five opponents but conference foes. The Cornhuskers will be seeking a big first W to…

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  • IIT-Delhi gets indoor sports complex spread over 2,000 square meters
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    IIT-Delhi gets indoor sports complex spread over 2,000 square meters

    IIT-Delhi on Friday got a “world class” indoor sports complex that is spread over 2,000 square meters. It’s called the ‘Mittal Sports Complex’ as it has been named after and built with the support of 1995 batch alumnus Saurabh Mittal (B. Tech., Electrical Engineering) who contributed Rs 10 crore for the same. “The indoor sports complex, which has a number of facilities like badminton and squash courts, and table tennis halls, was inaugurated by Saurabh Mittal and his parents Dr S K Mittal and Mrs Kusum Mittal in the presence of senior functionaries and students of IIT Delhi,” the institute said in a statement. IIT Delhi Director Rangan Banerjee (left)…

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    Army vs. Air Force: Live stream, watch online, TV channel, prediction, pick, spread, football game odds

    The Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy will be on the line Saturday when Air Force and Army travel to Arlington, Texas, for the second leg of the three-way trophy battle. The Falcons can clinch a victory in the three-way competition among the three service academies, as they beat Navy 23-3 on Sept. 11. Air Force is 6-2, but lost its most recent matchup against No. 24 San Diego State.  Army is having another solid season, but has lost three straight games. The latest was an electric 70-56 shootout against No. 9 Wake Forest in what was one of the best games of the season. The Black Knights’ other two losses are against 5-4 Ball…

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