Today’s Sports Pages: College Football Hall of Fame, Brain Injuries, New College Hoops No. 1

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Associated Press: Peyton Manning, Steve Spurrier among names which will be inducted into the 2017 Class of the College Football Hall of Fame.

Kirk Gibson, yes of Detroit Tigers and 1988 Los Angeles Dodgers fame is also on the list, for his time as Michigan State wide receiver.

Nancy Armour, USA TODAY: Rodgers, Packers serve playoff notice to rest of NFL

Associated Press: Rory Mcllroy, honest to a fault, states Olympic golf is not worth the hassle.

ESPN: Baylor is the new No. 1 in College Basketball with a perfect 15-0 record.

Marc Stein of ESPN: Anthony Bennett, former No. 1 pick, has been waived by the Brooklyn Nets.

New York Times: Sam Borden, Mika Grondahl and Joe Ward have an interactive visual showing what happened to the brain of a Stanford University football player when he was leveled by a helmet-to-helmet hit.

NBC Sports: Murray Chass of NY Times fame turned in a blank Baseball Hall of Fame ballot.

*You can read Chass’ comments on the HoF ballot at

Sports Business Daily: NFL Wildcard Weekend TV ratings down slightly from ’16.