Podcast: Who needs Google+ anyway?

What's this? A second podcast this week from Crystal Ball Run? As a result of some quick thinking and spur of the moment collaboration, and because our weekly Google+ hangout failed to launch (thanks a lot, Google), Crystal Ball Run contributors Kevin McGuire and Andy Coppens were joined by CBR alum Brandon Cavenaugh of Eight Laces to review and comment on a number of college football topics from this week's headlines and more.

Among the topics discussed:

* Mississippi State's self-imposed sanctions

* Federal court throwing out a PA lawsuit against the NCAA

* Notre Dame losing Eddie Vanderdoes and having a recruit flush a letter from Alabama

* Gordon Gee spitting not-so-comedic factor

* Indiana helmets galore

* Hawaii football on a rainbow field (see Lost Lettermen)

* Sun Belt Conference overview

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About Kevin McGuire

Contributor to NBCSports.com's College Football Talk, Athlon Sports and The Comeback. Host of the No 2-Minute Warning Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher Radio and iHeart Radio. FWAA member and Philadelphia-area resident.