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Jul 24

‘Wrecking’ Nall leads inspired group of Oregon State backs (Yahoo Sports)

Last time fans got a look at Oregon State’s Ryan Nall, he was bounding into the end zone against the rival Oregon Ducks. ”It was positive for us because we’re going in (to camp) knowing that we can compete,” Nall said. The victory in the Civil War …

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Jul 24

Meyer: Big Ten in dead heat now with SEC (Yahoo Sports)

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer doesn’t just believe the Big Ten has closed the gap with the more heralded Southeastern Conference. ”I don’t think there’s a gap at all,” Meyer said Monday at Big Ten media days. ”I’ve coached in the SEC East when that…

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Jul 24

Mississippi’s Luke earns his dream job, but in a tough spot (Yahoo Sports)

One of new Mississippi coach Matt Luke’s vivid childhood memories is seeing his dad’s Ole Miss helmet – No. 35 – hanging in the family’s den. Then there were the years his family drove five hours each way between Gulfport, Mississippi, and Oxford to w…

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Jul 24

Dantonio vows Spartans will ‘re-establish ourselves’ (Yahoo Sports)

Spartans coach Mark Dantonio vowed Monday to re-establish a program rocked by tragedy and beset by disciplinary issues last season by using the same ”inch by inch” philosophy that made Michigan State a championship contender. ”Sometimes you’re meas…

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Jul 24

Dean of the castle: Iowa’s Ferentz has longest FBS tenure (Yahoo Sports)

Kirk Ferentz enters his 19th season as Iowa as the longest tenured Bowl Subdivision coach in the country. ”I haven’t spent a lot of time thinking about it,” Ferentz said Monday at Big Ten media days. Bob Stoops was the longest-tenured active coach …

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Jul 24

Sun Belt chief hails benefits of future 10-team structure (Yahoo Sports)

Sun Belt Conference commissioner Karl Benson struck a celebratory tone Monday while discussing the impending departure of two of the league’s 12 teams. Smaller will be better was the message from Benson, who left little doubt during the league’s annua…

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Jul 24

Big Ten announces new TV deals with FOX, ESPN and CBS (Yahoo Sports)

The Big Ten Network will triple its prime-time national TV exposure during football season and add more basketball games in the time slot, thanks to new deals with broadcast partners FOX, ABC/ESPN and CBS. Commissioner Jim Delany made the announcement…

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Jul 23

Judge rules University of Dayton hazing lawsuit can proceed (Yahoo Sports)

A judge has denied a motion by the University of Dayton to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former student claiming the school covered up allegations of football team hazing by not disclosing a campus police investigation to local law enforcement. The Day…

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Jul 21

Tennessee’s Bob Shoop: Lawsuit won’t be a distraction (Yahoo Sports)

Tennessee defensive coordinator Bob Shoop doesn’t expect a lawsuit filed against him by his former employer to be a distraction as the Volunteers’ defense attempts to bounce back from a disappointing season. Penn State sued Shoop for breach of contrac…

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Jul 21

Coaching swaps sparked by scandal have led to sorry seasons (Yahoo Sports)

Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze resigned instead of being fired Thursday for what Ole Miss called a pattern of personal misconduct. Preseason practice is set to open in Oxford, Mississippi, in weeks. The Rebels are a month and a half away from starting…

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Jul 21

Freeze’s fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt’s suit (Yahoo Sports)

The man whom Hugh Freeze replaced as Mississippi’s football coach was at least partially responsible for Freeze’s stunning downfall. It was a recently filed civil lawsuit from Houston Nutt – who coached Ole Miss from 2008 to ’11 – against the universi…

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Jul 21

Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons (Yahoo Sports)

Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a ”pattern of personal misconduct” that they found unacceptable. Freeze’s resignation brings a stunning end to a five-year tenure that saw a Sugar Bowl victory…

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Jul 20

RB B.J. Emmons transfers to Hutchinson Community College (Yahoo Sports)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama running back B.J. Emmons has transferred to Hutchinson Community College.

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Jul 20

Vols believe they can thrive amid lack of preseason acclaim (Yahoo Sports)

Tennessee doesn’t mind adopting an underdog mentality a year after the Volunteers failed to meet preseason expectations. One year ago, Tennessee was the preseason East favorite but ended up splitting its eight conference games. Tennessee will open pr…

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Jul 20

‘Juice’ will be loose: OJ Simpson granted parole in robbery (Yahoo Sports)

All four parole commissioners who conducted the hearing voted for his release after a half-hour of deliberations. ”Thank you, thank you, thank you,” Simpson said quietly as he buried his head on his chest with relief. Inmate No. 1027820 made his pl…

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Jul 20

The Latest: OJ Simpson is granted parole in armed robbery (Yahoo Sports)

O.J. Simpson has been granted parole after spending nearly nine years in prison for a Las Vegas armed robbery, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing. The 70-year-old Simpson could be released as early as Oct. 1. B…

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