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    • 9:28 PM, Aug. 22, 2014

    Friday's college football roundup: Former EMU football star faces rape charges

    An Oklahoma City police officer who was a star football player at Eastern Michigan is accused of sexually assaulting at least six women during traffic stops and investigators are looking into whether there are more victims.

    • 2:02 AM, Aug. 21, 2014
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    Wednesday's college football roundup: Ohio State puts faith in freshman QB J.T. Barrett

    Columbus, Ohio When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened.

    • 10:34 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
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    Tuesday's college football roundup: Everett Golson says Notre Dame is coming together

    Quarterback Everett Golson said the adversity of abruptly losing four teammates while Notre Dame investigates whether they were involved in academic dishonesty is bringing the Fighting Irish together.

    • 4:40 PM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    AP source: MAC agrees to 13-year deal with ESPN

    A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Mid-American Conference has agreed to a new 13-year contract with ESPN. The agreement gives the network all television distribution rights to the league's football games through the 2026-27 season.

    • 2:39 PM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    Commentary: Notre Dame's off-field problems eventually fall on Brian Kelly

    For the second straight season, academic dishonesty threatens to make it harder for Kelly's team to beat Michigan and USC and everybody else on the Irish schedule. Not a weak offensive line or a suspect secondary. Cheating.

    • 3:06 AM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    Brian Kelly: No change needed in how Notre Dame recruits

    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly on Saturday dismissed talk that he needs to do a better job of recruiting players who are better students to avoid the academic problems that have plagued the football program for the past 15 months.

    • 8:24 PM, Aug. 15, 2014
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    Notre Dame looking at four football players in academic probe

    Notre Dame football players KeiVarae Russell, DaVaris Daniels, Ishaq Williams and Kendall Moore are being held out of practice while the school investigates what it is calling 'suspected academic dishonesty.'

    • 1:06 AM, Aug. 14, 2014
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    Everett Golson regains job as Notre Dame's starting quarterback

    The senior has reclaimed the post he held while leading the Fighting Irish to the national championship game two years ago, and before being suspended last season for academic impropriety.

    • 8:16 PM, Aug. 13, 2014
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    Arizona State's Chip Sarafin becomes first active Division I football player to come out

    The walk-on lineman, who goes by the nickname Chip, follows the precedent set by St. Louis Rams linebacker Michael Sam. Sam told teammates he was gay during his playing days, but did not come out publicly until after finishing his career at Missouri.

    • 3:17 PM, Aug. 12, 2014
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    Start times, TV coverage announced for Big Ten/ACC Challenge

    Michigan's Big Ten/ACC Challenge game against Syracuse on Tuesday, Dec. 2 will start at 7:30 p.m. and will be televised by ESPN. Michigan State's Challenge game against Notre Dame on Wednesday, Dec. 3 will tipoff at 7:15 p.m. on ESPN.

    • 9:38 PM, Aug. 11, 2014
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    Michigan, Michigan State hockey set for Soldier Field showdown

    The game will be part of a hockey doubleheader scheduled for Feb. 7; also scheduled to play are Western Michigan and Miami (Ohio). The news first was reported by Crain's Business Chicago.

    • 4:33 PM, Aug. 11, 2014
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    Twitter campaign backfires on Florida State, controversial quarterback Jameis Winston

    Florida State social media campaign turned ugly Sunday when the university's athletic department opened their Heisman-winning quarterback up to nationwide mockery.

    • 1:33 PM, Aug. 10, 2014
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    Mark Emmert confirms NCAA will appeal ruling to compensate athletes

    Mark Emmert said Sunday that the NCAA will appeal a ruling that opens the door for college athletes to receive some of the money they help generate in major sports.

    • 6:05 PM, Aug. 9, 2014
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    With loss of TJ Jones to the NFL (Lions), Notre Dame needs receivers to step up

    The only returning receiver with more than 15 catches is DaVaris Daniels, who had 49 catches for 745 yards. But he was suspended for the spring semester for an academic violation and has been limited the first week in preseason camp with a groin injury.

  1. Nebraska dealt another big blow: Linebacker Michael Rose will miss the season

    On Thursday, the Huskers learned they would be without nickel back Charles Jackson because of a knee injury, and on Friday the athletic department announced ...

    • 8:22 PM, Aug. 8, 2014
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    NCAA can't stop players from selling rights to names and likenesses, judge rules

    In a landmark decision issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled in favor of former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon and 19 others in a lawsuit ...

    • 3:16 AM, Aug. 9, 2014
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    Friday's college football roundup: Maryland settles with ACC over exit

    Under terms announced Friday, the ACC will keep the roughly $31.4 million it had previously withheld from Maryland and the school will not owe the conference ...

    • 2:05 PM, Aug. 7, 2014
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    NCAA board votes to give 5 biggest conferences including Big Ten more power

    The NCAA Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved a package of historic reforms Thursday that will give the nation's five biggest conferences the ability to ...

    • 8:39 PM, Aug. 5, 2014
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    Former Michigan star Mike Hart paying his coaching dues as assistant

    Hart is 28, his playing days over. He's now in the college coaching ranks, first for then-coach Ron English at Eastern Michigan in 2011 before joining Western ...

    • 10:47 PM, Aug. 5, 2014
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    College of Charleston fires basketball coach Doug Wojcik, a former MSU assistant

    The move Tuesday comes more than a month after the school said it was investigating Wojcik, who players, assistant coaches and staffers in the athletic ...

    • 1:09 AM, Aug. 4, 2014
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    Sunday's college football roundup: Texas coach Charlie Strong confirms player dismissals

    Strong announced three potential starters will miss at least one game for team rules violations and confirmed several other players had been dismissed.

    • 5:52 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    There's no 'artificial competition' for Notre Dame QB job, Brian Kelly insists

    Coach Brian Kelly is heading into preseason workouts without knowing who will start at quarterback for Notre Dame, insisting it's not the foregone conclusion ...

  2. Michigan State football eighth, Florida State No. 1 in preseason coaches poll

    National champion Florida State tops the preseason USA Today football coaches poll released Thursday, while Big Ten champion Michigan State is eighth.

    • 11:28 AM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    Fired Ohio State band director says he was fixing vulgar culture

    Ohio State University's fired marching band director was working to fix a vulgar culture 'in dire need of change' before he was dismissed last week, he said in ...

    • 1:21 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    NCAA settles head injury suit, will change rules

    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college ...

  3. Jury acquits man in Eastern Michigan player death

    A jury on Monday acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.

    • 4:34 PM, Jul. 26, 2014
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    Son: Late Penn State coach Joe Paterno feared wrongly accusing Sandusky

    Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno told his son the day after his firing that he hadn't informed the coaching staff about allegations Jerry Sandusky ...

    • 4:05 PM, Jul. 26, 2014
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    Penn State introduces Sandy Barbour as new athletic director

    The 54-year-old Barbour replaces David Joyner, who announced he was resigning last month. Joyner took over at Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky ...

    • 8:17 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
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    Ron McKeefery joins ex-coach, friend Chris Creighton in building Eastern Michigan football program

    McKeefery, then a senior at Ottawa (Kansas) University in 1997, played for first-time coach Chris Creighton, who was hired to turn around a program that was 1- ...

    • 2:50 AM, Jul. 26, 2014
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    Friday's college football roundup: Texas kicks 6 players off team

    At least six players have been kicked off the team since he became coach, in addition to the two Longhorns players suspended Thursday after their arrests for ...

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