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May 26

Neb WR Stanley Morgan Jr. arrested on pot charge in Florida (Yahoo Sports)

Nebraska receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. was arrested in Florida on suspicion of felony possession of marijuana this month, but a prosecutor reduced the charge to a misdemeanor. Omaha television station KETV reported Friday (http://bit.ly/2r6JS56 ) that M…

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May 26

SEC’s Sankey remains critic of early football signing period (Yahoo Sports)

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey has been on the losing end of the argument against an early football signing period. Other issues include collaborative instant replay in men’s basketball and graduate transfer policies. SEC coaches li…

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May 26

ESPN signs Chip Kelly as college football studio analyst (Yahoo Sports)

Chip Kelly is getting back into the college football business, this time without a headset. The former Oregon coach is joining ESPN as a studio analyst next season. ESPN announced Friday it has signed him to a multiyear deal.

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May 26

Minnesota athletic official suspended in sex harassment case (Yahoo Sports)

A University of Minnesota athletics administrator accused of sexual harassment will be suspended without pay for two weeks and demoted to resolve the latest black eye for the department. The university on Thursday released findings of an internal inve…

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May 25

UNC responds to 3rd set of NCAA charges in academic case (Yahoo Sports)

North Carolina remains steadfast in its belief that the NCAA is overreaching in its investigation of the school’s long-running academic fraud case. In a 102-page response to a third set of NCAA charges, North Carolina on Thursday once again challenged…

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May 25

Iowa tight end threatened with gun in hometown of Omaha (Yahoo Sports)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of pulling a gun on Iowa tight end Noah Fant.

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May 25

Alabama-Florida State open ABC’s Saturday night football (Yahoo Sports)

A potential matchup of preseason No. 1 vs. No. 2 between Alabama and Florida State will be ABC’s first Saturday night football game of the 2017 season. ESPN’s first showcase game of the opening weekend will be Ohio State at Indiana on Thursday, Aug. 3…

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May 25

UNC coach Fedora receives contract extension through 2022 (Yahoo Sports)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has extended coach Larry Fedora’s contract through the 2022 season.

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May 25

Florida adds South Alabama to 2020 home schedule (Yahoo Sports)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has added South Alabama to its 2020 home schedule and will pay the Jaguars $1.2 million for the game.

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May 23

3 Michigan State players accused of assault violated policy (Yahoo Sports)

Michigan State University investigated an alleged sexual assault and found that three football players violated campus policy, a lawyer said Tuesday. Michigan State said federal law bars it from releasing the report or discussing the findings. Truszk…

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May 23

Frisco Bowl to debut this season in Texas at MLS stadium (Yahoo Sports)

The Miami Beach Bowl will now be the Frisco Bowl, moving from Florida to Texas after ESPN Events took ownership of the game from the American Athletic Conference. ESPN announced Tuesday that the game will be played in Frisco, Texas, on Dec. 20 at Toyo…

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May 23

Sun Belt announces divisions for 2018 football season (Yahoo Sports)

The Sun Belt Conference will split into two five-team divisions, broken up simply by east and west, starting in 2018. The East Division will include Appalachian State, Georgia Southern, Coastal Carolina, Georgia State and Troy. The West Division will…

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May 23

Former South Carolina QB Brandon McIlwain transfers to Cal (Yahoo Sports)

Former South Carolina quarterback Brandon McIlwain is transferring to California. Golden Bears coach Justin Wilcox said Monday that McIlwain has signed a financial aid agreement and will play football and baseball at Cal. McIlwain played eight games …

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May 22

Former Western Michigan football player sentenced in robbery (Yahoo Sports)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — One of two former Western Michigan football players is heading to prison in connection with the armed robbery of a woman near campus.

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May 22

San Jose State football player recovering after stabbing (Yahoo Sports)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a San Jose State football player is recovering Monday after being stabbed in a weekend off-campus fight.

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May 21

Ex-Alabama coach Stallings recovering from mild stroke (Yahoo Sports)

Former Alabama football coach Gene Stallings says he’s recovering from a stroke. Stallings told Alabama news outlets in telephone interviews from his home in Paris, Texas, that it happened Thursday. Stallings flew back to Texas on Friday.

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