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Jun 22

Frank Kush, who built ASU into a powerhouse, dies at 88 (Yahoo Sports)

Frank Kush, the fearsome coach who transformed Arizona State from a backwater football program into a powerhouse, has died. Arizona State confirmed the death on Thursday. ”Coach Kush built ASU into a national football power,” ASU President Michael …

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Jun 22

5 years after Sandusky conviction, many unresolved issues (Yahoo Sports)

It’s been five years since ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse. Sandusky, 73, is pursuing an appeal under the state’s Post Conviction Relief Act as he serves a 30- to 60-year prison se…

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Jun 22

Ex-Michigan State football player ordered to trial (Yahoo Sports)

MASON, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan State football player Auston Robertson has been ordered to trial on sexual assault charges.

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Jun 22

Kansas to move forward with $300M stadium renovation plan (Yahoo Sports)

Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger says plans to renovate Memorial Stadium and build and indoor training facility are moving forward and will cost around $300 million. The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/2sUNiZx ) reports that Zenger made the ann…

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Jun 21

WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr. leaves Huskers, may return in 2018 (Yahoo Sports)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska freshman receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. won’t play for the Cornhuskers this fall.

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Jun 21

The Latest: Ex-football player testifies in rape trial (Yahoo Sports)

An ex-Vanderbilt football player says that when his teammates said they wanted to have sex with an unconscious woman, he was going to leave the dorm room — but they told him he wasn’t going anywhere. Brandon Banks’ testimony Wednesday suggested he wa…

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Jun 21

Ex-football player charged in rape, victim testify in trial (Yahoo Sports)

A female student who was raped while unconscious in a college dorm room and one of the former Vanderbilt University football players charged with assaulting her both broke down in tears as they testified Wednesday in the athlete’s trial. Visibly shake…

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Jun 21

Illini plan performance center, not stadium renovations (Yahoo Sports)

Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman says plans for a $132 million renovation at Memorial Stadium are on hold and instead the school will break ground next year on a stand-alone football performance center. Whitman on Tuesday said that the new proj…

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Jun 20

New Oklahoma coach Riley’s deal starts at $3.1 million (Yahoo Sports)

Lincoln Riley already had a major upgrade in his job title. Now, the Bowl Subdivision’s youngest head coach has the financial upgrade to match. Oklahoma’s Board of Regents on Tuesday approved a five-year deal that starts at $3.1 million for the first…

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Jun 20

Huskers aide Elliott takes off-field position, Booker hired (Yahoo Sports)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska assistant coach Bob Elliott will become an off-the-field defensive analyst this season and Scott Booker has been hired to replace him as safeties and special teams coach.

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Jun 20

QB Will Grier cleared to play at WVU at start of season (Yahoo Sports)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The NCAA has cleared transfer quarterback Will Grier to play at West Virginia at the start of the season.

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Jun 20

Former Notre Dame QB Zaire says he’s going to Florida (Yahoo Sports)

Former Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire says he’s going to Florida. Zaire announced his decision Tuesday on Instagram with a picture of the Gators logo, saying ”Official! I couldn’t be happier to be a part of something special! Time to get to work….

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Jun 20

Phillip Fulmer named special adviser to Tennessee president (Yahoo Sports)

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro has hired former Volunteers football coach Phillip Fulmer as his special adviser for community, athletics and university relations. The part-time job will pay Fulmer $100,000 per year, plus a monthly allo…

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Jun 20

Oklahoma safety Sunderland suspended indefinitely (Yahoo Sports)

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma has suspended junior safety Will Sunderland indefinitely.

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Jun 19

NC State adds transfer Stephen Griffin from Tennessee (Yahoo Sports)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State says safety Stephen Griffin is transferring in from Tennessee.

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Jun 19

Mayfield accepts guilty plea for 3 misdemeanors (Yahoo Sports)

A prosecutor says Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was fined $300 and ordered to pay court costs after accepting a guilty plea to three misdemeanors following his arrest earlier this year in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Fayetteville City Prosecutor Bria…

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