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Aug 17

After hearing, UNC now awaits NCAA ruling in academic case (Yahoo Sports)

North Carolina has wrapped up a two-day hearing with an NCAA infractions committee panel that will decide whether the school faces penalties tied to its multi-year academic scandal. NCAA spokeswoman Stacey Osburn confirmed the hearing was complete but…

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Aug 17

Family affair: Terrell, Tremaine Edmunds key to Hokies’ ‘D’ (Yahoo Sports)

One is a redshirt junior safety who Virginia Tech’s coach says is the most tireless worker on his defense. Meet the Edmunds brothers, Terrell and Tremaine. The Hokies went 10-4 in coach Justin Fuente’s first season, a return to the double-digit victo…

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Aug 17

Missouri QB Drew Lock appears poised for breakout season (Yahoo Sports)

Drew Lock arrived at Missouri two years ago with a powerful right arm, fluffy bangs and an easy confidence. A few months later, after he was hustled into the starting lineup by necessity and became a tackling dummy for SEC opponents, his father was co…

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Aug 17

Then there were 4: Georgia Tech quarterback battle ongoing (Yahoo Sports)

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson is faced with a decision he has not had to make in three years: choosing a starting quarterback. The Yellow Jackets must replace Justin Thomas, who led them to a pair of bowl victories -including an Orange Bowl triumph …

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Aug 17

ESPN: Tells 150-year history of college football during 2019 (Yahoo Sports)

ESPN has announced a yearlong project on the history of college football, starting in January 2019, as part of the 150th anniversary of the sport. In a release Thursday, ESPN says it will use all platforms to tell the story of college football through…

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Aug 17

Tested: Ohio State stacked with quality 5th-year players (Yahoo Sports)

The old guys club at Ohio State this year is exclusive. Led by quarterback J.T. Barrett, seven players are in their fifth year of eligibility in Columbus, meaning each had a redshirt year. Not only are all at the top of the Buckeyes’ depth chart, the…

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Aug 16

Swinney says Bryant likely to open as Clemson quarterback (Yahoo Sports)

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says junior Kelly Bryant will likely start at quarterback in the national champion’s season opener against Kent State on Sept. 2.

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Aug 16

Duke safety McDuffie out with broken thumb (Yahoo Sports)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke says starting safety Jeremy McDuffie is out indefinitely after having surgery on his broken right thumb.

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Aug 16

Ryan Leaf joins SiriusXM as college sports talk-show host (Yahoo Sports)

Former NFL quarterback and Washington State star Ryan Leaf is joining SiriusXM’s for regular talk show appearances on the satellite radio’s college sports channel.

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Aug 16

Linebacker Booker gets another chance for Ohio State (Yahoo Sports)

After he injured his knee in Ohio State’s season opener last year, linebacker Dante Booker was a man in limbo. Week after week, coach Urban Meyer would tell reporters that Booker may be close to returning to the field. Week after week, Booker would s…

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Aug 16

UNC academic case finally reaches NCAA infractions hearing (Yahoo Sports)

More than two years after first being charged with five top-level violations, North Carolina finally appeared Wednesday before an NCAA infractions committee panel amid its long-running academic scandal. School representatives – including chancellor Ca…

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Aug 16

Review: Minnesota properly handled football suspensions (Yahoo Sports)

The University of Minnesota followed law and policy properly when it suspended 10 football players last fall following an accusation of sexual assault, according to an external review commissioned by the university’s Board of Regents. The review relea…

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Aug 16

Lawyer: Baylor settles with woman who said rape was ignored (Yahoo Sports)

The first woman to sue Baylor University over allegations the nation’s largest Baptist school ignored or mishandled rape allegations has settled her case, her attorney said Tuesday. Baylor fired football coach Art Briles, demoted university President …

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Aug 16

US college football returns Down Under for 2nd year in a row (Yahoo Sports)

Despite losing two of its top players to the NFL as top 10 draft picks, Stanford will be favored against Rice when U.S. college football returns Down Under for the second year in a row on Aug. 27 in Sydney. Running back Christian McCaffrey signed with…

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Aug 16

California AD Mike Williams to step down next May (Yahoo Sports)

Mike Williams will step down as athletic director at California when his current contract expires next May. Williams told Chancellor Carol Christ on Tuesday that he will not seek a new contract to remain in his current position. Williams took over as…

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Aug 15

Luton emerges from spring mystery illness as the Beavers’ QB (Yahoo Sports)

Quarterback Jake Luton’s debut with Oregon State saw him lead a couple of touchdown drives in the spring game but it wasn’t readily apparent what he was going through health-wise. Luton had what he thought was just a stomach bug that struck a few week…

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