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Oct 18

Sandusky to learn if he’ll get new trial or charges tossed (Yahoo Sports)

A Pennsylvania judge is set to announce whether former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will get a second shot at persuading a jury he’s innocent of child molestation charges. Judge John Foradora says he’ll post his opinion and order…

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Oct 18

Illinois’ Adams out for season after shoulder surgery (Yahoo Sports)

Illinois defensive back Tony Adams underwent season-ending shoulder surgery Illini coach Lovie Smith announced Tuesday. Adams suffered the injury two weeks ago at Iowa and didn’t play this past Saturday against Rutgers. Adams appeared in five games f…

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Oct 18

No. 3 Georgia starters Thompson, Godwin return from injuries (Yahoo Sports)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Two key starters, defensive tackle Trenton Thompson and wide receiver Terry Godwin, have returned to practice for No. 3 Georgia in its bye week.

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Oct 17

Saban understands Leach’s ‘pathetic front-runners’ comment (Yahoo Sports)

Alabama coach Nick Saban totally gets where Washington State’s Mike Leach was coming from. The top-ranked Crimson Tide have mostly been very good front-runners under Saban, and they’ll have that role again Saturday as five-touchdown favorites against …

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Oct 17

No. 13 Notre Dame gets QB Wimbush back for No. 11 USC game (Yahoo Sports)

Coach Brian Kelly pronounced the junior ”100 percent” on Tuesday after Wimbush missed the 33-10 win at North Carolina two weeks ago with a foot injury. ”There are no questions about his health so I think we can put that to rest in terms of how he i…

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Oct 17

New Nebraska AD gets extra $1.25M if he stays on job 5 years (Yahoo Sports)

Bill Moos will receive a payment of $1.25 million if he still is Nebraska’s athletic director at the end of 2022, and he is eligible for some $500,000 in bonuses each year if teams achieve certain academic and on-field thresholds. Details of Moos’ emp…

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Oct 17

Stanford launches Heisman website for RB Bryce Love (Yahoo Sports)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford has launched a website to promote the Heisman Trophy candidacy of running back Bryce Love.

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Oct 17

Texas’ Tom Herman still talking rebuilding at 3-3 (Yahoo Sports)

Midway through a first season most notable for two close losses, an emerging freshman quarterback and an off-hand ”fairy dust” comment, Tom Herman has a 3-3 team that is not really any closer to reaching a bowl game than Charlie Strong’s last one was…

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Oct 17

Auburn dismisses receiver Kyle Davis for breaking team rules (Yahoo Sports)

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn wide receiver Kyle Davis has been dismissed from the team.

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Oct 17

Mayfield, Love, Barkley lead AP midseason All-America team (Yahoo Sports)

Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma and star running backs Bryce Love of Stanford and Saquon Barkley of Penn State lead The Associated Press midseason All-America team, along with two defensive backs from No. 1 Alabama.

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Oct 16

Washington St’s Leach has no plans to follow AD to Nebraska (Yahoo Sports)

Washington State coach Mike Leach said Monday he was as surprised as anyone when he learned athletic director Bill Moos had taken a new job at Nebraska. Some Cougars fans have expressed concern that Moos may try to lure Leach away. Leach said his No….

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Oct 16

Mississippi, Nutt say they’ve reached lawsuit settlement (Yahoo Sports)

The University of Mississippi and former football coach Houston Nutt say they have reached an agreement to resolve Nutt’s lawsuit against the school. The Rebels’ former coach – who led the program from 2008 to ’11 – was alleging a breach of his severa…

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Oct 16

DiNucci? Pickett? Pitt still searching for answers at QB (Yahoo Sports)

Pat Narduzzi is intent on creating a competitive atmosphere at every position on his team. At the beginning of the season he kept shuttling between Max Browne and Ben DiNucci. With Browne now out for the year with a right shoulder injury , DiNucci no…

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Oct 16

Arkansas QB Kelley likely to play again for injured Allen (Yahoo Sports)

Cole Kelley made some mistakes in his first career start for Arkansas last week, but the freshman quarterback also looked the part of a future full-time starter at times in a 41-9 loss to No. 1 Alabama . The struggling Razorbacks (2-4, 0-3 Southeaster…

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Oct 16

Maryland AD Kevin Anderson taking 6-month sabbatical (Yahoo Sports)

Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson is taking a six-month sabbatical. Damon Evans, the executive director, chief financial officer and chief operating officer of the athletics department, will fill in for Anderson during his absence. The 62-yea…

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Oct 16

Boilermakers eager for season’s second half (Yahoo Sports)

Unless Iowa suddenly gets hot, Purdue likely won’t face another Top 25 team during the final six games of the regular season. The Boilermakers (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten) play at Rutgers (2-4), host Nebraska (3-4) and Illinois (2-4), travel to Iowa (4-2) and N…

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