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Alabama, to the surprise of no one, vaults to No. 1 in Times' rankings
Alabama, to the surprise of no one, vaults to No. 1 in Times' rankings

All is right in the world of unfiltered Chesterfield cigarettes and Golden Flake potato chips as UA-BB (University of Alabama-Bear Bryant) returns to the top of the Super 16. As they say of the fixings at Dreamland Ribs on Jug Factory Road in Tuscaloosa, "Ain't nothin' like 'em nowhere." Alabama is back on the throne thanks to a 25-20 victory over Mississippi State that was brilliant on many levels. The Crimson Tide dominated the game but allowed a late touchdown to make selection committee members think Mississippi State was still a top-four team. Mississippi State's best win this season is now against three-loss Auburn; Alabama's best victory is...

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