Thursday, May 31, 2012

Spurrier moves forward with plan to pay players (Yahoo! Sports)

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) Steve Spurrier is sticking with his plan to pay players.

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Big 12 in favor of 4-team college football playoff (Yahoo! Sports)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Big 12 favors a selection committee to be involved in picking the four teams involved in a college football playoff instead of a system that would emphasize conference champions.

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NCAA investigating Montana football program (Yahoo! Sports)

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) The NCAA is investigating the University of Montana's football program, which already is the subject of investigations by the U.S. Department of Education and Department of Justice.

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Defense argues to dismiss some Sandusky charges (Yahoo! Sports)

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) Jerry Sandusky lost another bid to delay his child sexual abuse trial on Wednesday and, in what could be the last pretrial hearing before jury selection begins next week, the presiding judge heard defense lawyers and prosecutors debate whether charges should be thrown out.

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Negotiations for Indiana-Kentucky game stall again (Yahoo! Sports)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Negotiations to keep the popular Indiana-Kentucky basketball series alive have stalled for the second time in a month and there seems to be little chance of reviving it.

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SEC football coaches differ on league scheduling (Yahoo! Sports)

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) With the addition of Missouri and Texas A&M, the Southeastern Conference is tweaking its football and basketball schedules.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Judge won't delay Jerry Sandusky's sex-abuse trial (Yahoo! Sports)

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) A judge on Wednesday denied a request from former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky to delay the June 5 start of his child sex-abuse trial.

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SEC coaches want football playoff to include top 4 (Yahoo! Sports)

In this Sunday, May 27, 2012, photo, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive appears during an NCAA college baseball game at the SEC tournament championship in Hoover, Ala. Football coaches from the powerhouse and recently expanded league were in unison, Tuesday, May 29, that they want a proposed four-team playoff to include the best teams in the country — and not be tied to conference champions. Their solidarity comes as no surprise considering the league has won six consecutive Bowl Championship Series national titles, with the latest one coming when Alabama knocked off LSU after not winning its division or even reaching the league championship game. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) The Southeastern Conference is looking out for No. 1.


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Michigan recruit posts inflammatory picture (Yahoo! Sports)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Logan Tuley-Tillman insisted he didn't think it was a big deal when he posted a picture on his Twitter account of him burning an envelope from Ohio State.

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Fordham extends Pecora through 2016-17 (Yahoo! Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) Fordham has extended the contract of men's basketball coach Tom Pecora through the 2016-17 season.

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Hoiberg agrees to 8-year contract with Cyclones (Yahoo! Sports)

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg's successful second season landed him a new contract with a hefty raise.

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Butler moving to Atlantic 10 sooner than expected (Yahoo! Sports)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Butler is leaving the Horizon League and joining the Atlantic 10 sooner than expected.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Obama to honor Medal of Freedom recipients (The Associated Press)

Former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt speaks to a reporter before receiving the Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup by Athletes for a Better World at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Wednesday, April 25, 2012. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama will honor a diverse cross-section of political and cultural icons - including former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, astronaut John Glenn, basketball coach Pat Summitt and rock legend Bob Dylan - with the Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony Tuesday.


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Doctors are split on ex-Notre Dame coach Brown (Yahoo! Sports)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) A psychiatrist and a psychologist came up with different opinions on the mental state of former Notre Dame assistant football coach Corwin Brown who is accused of striking his wife and holding her hostage in a seven-hour standoff with police at his home, a judge said Tuesday.

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Alcorn State hires Jay Hopson as coach (Yahoo! Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) Alcorn State has hired former Memphis defensive coordinator Jay Hopson as its football coach.

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Sunday, May 27, 2012

PSU's Paterno, Spanier each made over $1M in 2011 (Yahoo! Sports)

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State University has made public a report that shows fired football coach Joe Paterno and former president Graham Spanier each earned more than $1 million in compensation last year.

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Slive favors 4-team football playoff, not plus-1 (Yahoo! Sports)

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive is standing by a four-team playoff to settle college football's national championship, not a plus-one system.

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Former Indiana coach Lou Watson dies at 88 (Yahoo! Sports)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Former Indiana coach and player Lou Watson has died at the age of 88.

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Saturday, May 26, 2012

AG: Sandusky dismissal premature without testimony (Yahoo! Sports)

PITTSBURGH (AP) A defense request to dismiss child sexual abuse charges against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is premature because there has been no sworn testimony in the case, state prosecutors told a judge Friday.

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Transfer Trey Zeigler cleared to play at Pitt (Yahoo! Sports)

PITTSBURGH (AP) Former Central Michigan guard Trey Zeigler has been cleared by the NCAA to play at Pitt next season.

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Friday, May 25, 2012

Ex-QB Brian Johnson still directing Utes offense (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - This Jan. 3, 2009 file photo shows Utah quarterback Brian Johnson (3) kissing his Sugar Bowl MVP trophy after defeating Alabama, in New Orleans. As a kid, Brian Johnson was so inquisitive he read the warning label inside his football helmet and nearly quit the game. Nearly 20 years later that thirst for knowledge is serving him well instead as he embarks on his first season as Utah's offensive coordinator _ the youngest in the college ranks. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) As a kid, Brian Johnson was so inquisitive he read the warning label inside his football helmet and nearly quit the game.


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Miami says it will remain committed to ACC (Yahoo! Sports)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Miami is reaffirming its commitment to the Atlantic Coast Conference, debunking speculation that the Hurricanes may be considering a jump to the Big 12 or elsewhere.

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Tennessee dismisses TE Cameron Clear after arrest (Yahoo! Sports)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee coach Derek Dooley has dismissed sophomore tight end Cameron Clear from the team following his arrest on a theft charge.

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Sandusky charity to shut down, transfer programs (Yahoo! Sports)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The charity for troubled youths started by Jerry Sandusky more than three decades ago - and through which the retired Penn State assistant football coach met the boys he is charged with sexually abusing - said Friday it is seeking court approval to shut down and transfer its programs to a Texas-based youth ministry that serves abused and neglected children.

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Friends, fans mourn loss of former WVU coach (Yahoo! Sports)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Condolences streamed in from as far as Texas and Massachusetts as fans and friends gathered Thursday in Morgantown to pay tribute to former West Virginia University football coach Bill Stewart.

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Miami says it will remain committed to ACC (Yahoo! Sports)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Miami is reaffirming its commitment to the Atlantic Coast Conference, debunking speculation that the Hurricanes may be considering a jump to the Big 12 or elsewhere.

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Man pleads guilty in basketball betting ring (Yahoo! Sports)

SAN DIEGO (AP) A California man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he was part of a betting ring involving the University of San Diego's basketball team.

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Texas-Arlington to join Sun Belt Conference (Yahoo! Sports)

DALLAS (AP) The University of Texas at Arlington will begin competing in the Sun Belt Conference, effective in July 2013.

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Fordham needs new AD after promoting McLaughlin (Yahoo! Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) Fordham University promoted Athletic Director Frank McLaughlin and will be looking for a new AD for the first time in nearly 30 years.

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Rider names Kevin Baggett men's basketball coach (Yahoo! Sports)

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) Rider has named Kevin Baggett its new coach.

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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Cal kicks LB Whiteside off team (Yahoo! Sports)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) California has kicked linebacker Cecil Whiteside off the football team for violating team rules.

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3 arrested Ark football players not part of team (Yahoo! Sports)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Arkansas coach John L. Smith said three players who were suspended indefinitely after being arrested earlier this month for burglary are currently not part of the team or enrolled in summer school.

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Binghamton tabs Tommy Dempsey as men's hoops coach (Yahoo! Sports)

VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) Binghamton University has hired Tommy Dempsey as its new men's basketball coach.

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Former UCLA player Nelson sues SI for $10 million (Yahoo! Sports)

LOS ANGELES (AP) Former UCLA player Reeves Nelson is suing Sports Illustrated for $10 million, citing defamation, false light and intentional infliction of emotional distress over its recent article about problems in the school's basketball program.

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Tulsa adds transfer Kauri Black from Northeastern (Yahoo! Sports)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) New Tulsa coach Danny Manning has added his second recruit in as many days.

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Washington State adds Lopes to coaching staff (Yahoo! Sports)

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State has hired former Fresno State head coach Ray Lopes as an assistant coach.

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Lawyer: Lady Vols' media director forced to retire (The Associated Press)

Dave Hart, the former University of Alabama's executive director of athletics, is introduced as the new athletic director at the University of Tennessee during a press conference Monday, Sept. 5, 2011 in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) An attorney says Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart gave the woman in charge of media relations for the Lady Vols less than four hours to decide to retire or be fired for ''insubordination'' earlier this month.


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Indiana's big 4 teams to keep Crossroads Classic (Yahoo! Sports)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Butler, Indiana, Notre Dame and Purdue have agreed to continue playing the Crossroads Classic through 2014.

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Hokies add shooting guard Adam Smith as transfer (Yahoo! Sports)

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) New Virginia Tech men's basketball coach James Johnson has landed his first player.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Tennessee suspends Clear indefinitely after arrest (Yahoo! Sports)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee has suspended sophomore tight end Cameron Clear indefinitely after his arrest on a felony theft charge.

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Oregon State CB Poyer arrested for trespass (Yahoo! Sports)

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Oregon State cornerback Jordan Poyer was arrested in connection with trespassing at a nightclub near campus over the weekend.

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Pittsburgh RB Derrick Burns hospitalized (Yahoo! Sports)

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pitt sophomore running back Derrick Burns was in stable condition at a Pittsburgh hospital on Tuesday night after falling ill with an undisclosed medical condition.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Paterno earned $13.4 million pension at Penn State (Yahoo! Sports)

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Joe Paterno earned a state pension of $13.4 million for his 61-year coaching career at Penn State.

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ISU WR Albert Gary gets probation in robbery case (Yahoo! Sports)

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State wide receiver Albert Gary has been sentenced to three years of probation after pleading guilty to first-degree theft.

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Stanford donor endows position in Luck's name (Yahoo! Sports)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Andrew Luck's name will be a part of Stanford football long after he's gone.

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Former WVU football coach Bill Stewart dead at 59 (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2008, file photo, West Virginia interim head coach Bill Stewart looks on from the sideline in the first half of the Fiesta Bowl college football game against Oklahoma in Glendale, Ariz. The former coach died Monday, May 21, 2012, of what athletic department officials said was an apparent heart attack. A statement issued by spokesman Michael Fragale said Stewart's family notified the university on Monday. Fragale said Stewart was golfing at the time. Stewart, 59, resigned last summer and was replaced by Dana Holgorsen the same night. Stewart had gone 28-12 in three seasons after taking over for Rich Rodriguez but failed to earn a Bowl Championship Series berth. (AP Photo/Paul Connors, file)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Former West Virginia football coach Bill Stewart, who was hailed as Rich Rodriguez's successor but wound up leaving the school in a messy split, died Monday of what athletic department officials said was an apparent heart attack. He was 59.


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Williams named women's basketball coach at CSU (The Associated Press)

South Dakota coach Ryun Williams yells to his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Sunday, March. 15, 2009. North Carolina won 75-69 over South Dakota. (AP Photo/Sara D. Davis)

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Colorado State has hired Ryun Williams as the new coach of the women's basketball team.


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Ex-Syracuse hoops coach's wife sues ESPN for libel (Yahoo! Sports)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) The wife of fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine filed a libel lawsuit Monday against ESPN, saying the network ruined her life by broadcasting salacious reports that she knew her husband abused boys and that she had sex with one of the boys.

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Pacific coach Thomason to retire after next season (Yahoo! Sports)

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) Pacific basketball coach Bob Thomason has announced he will retire after next season.

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Arizona CB Cortez Johnson transfers to Oklahoma (Yahoo! Sports)

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Cornerback Cortez Johnson is following two of his former coaches and transferring from Arizona to Oklahoma.

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Judge refuses to delay Jerry Sandusky's trial (Yahoo! Sports)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) The June child sex-abuse trial of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will not be delayed, a judge ruled Monday.

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Saturday, May 19, 2012

Air Force RB Asher Clark dismissed from academy (Yahoo! Sports)

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Air Force running back Asher Clark is no longer enrolled at the academy amid a newspaper report that he was caught up in an investigation into illegal drug use.

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Defections have CAA looking to add new members (Yahoo! Sports)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner Tom Yeager has lost two long-time member universities in the last week, and is now shopping for replacements.

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Defections have CAA looking to add new members (Yahoo! Sports)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner Tom Yeager has lost two long-time member universities in the last week, and is now shopping for replacements.

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Friday, May 18, 2012

Mississippi football player Brassell to transfer (Yahoo! Sports)

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi sophomore Nickolas Brassell has decided to transfer after losing his academic eligibility.

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Big 12, SEC have deal for football champs to play (Yahoo! Sports)

The Big 12 and the Southeastern conferences have announced a deal that will pit their football regular-season champions against each other in a New Year's Day bowl game for five years beginning in 2014, positioning themselves for the expected switch to a four-team playoff.

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Oliver Luck says he's staying as West Virginia AD (Yahoo! Sports)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Oliver Luck is staying at West Virginia.

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Injuries force pair of Hawkeyes to end careers (The Associated Press)

Iowa's Hannah Draxten, left, Jaime Printy, center, and Jade Rogers run during practice in the first round of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament Friday, March 18, 2011, in Spokane, Wash. Iowa plays Gonzaga on Saturday.(AP Photo)

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa sophomore Jade Rogers and freshman Virginia Johnson are ending their college careers because of chronic injuries.


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Cincinnati dismisses freshman F Octavius Ellis (Yahoo! Sports)

CINCINNATI (AP) Freshman forward Octavius Ellis has been dismissed from Cincinnati's basketball team because of an incident at a downtown nightclub over the weekend.

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Oliver Luck says he's staying as West Virginia AD (Yahoo! Sports)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Oliver Luck is staying at West Virginia.

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Old Dominion leaving CAA for Conference USA (Yahoo! Sports)

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Old Dominion President John R. Broderick said leaving the Colonial Athletic Association and joining Conference USA is a ''game changer'' for ODU.

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Not guilty plea entered for Notre Dame QB Rees (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this April 14, 2012, file photo, Notre Dame linebacker Carlo Calabrese runs through a drill during college football practice in South Bend, Ind. Prosecutors charged Calabrese with a misdemeanor count of intimidation Wednesday, May 16, 2012, for allegedly making threatening remarks to a police officer after quarterback Tommy Rees was arrested near an off-campus party. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges stemming from ani ncident in which police used pepper spray to subdue him after an off-campus party.


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TCU sells full allotment of 30K season tickets (Yahoo! Sports)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) The Big 12 is already a boon to TCU football.

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Meyer puts onus on team leaders this summer (Yahoo! Sports)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A new coach is relying a lot on team leaders to drive the ballyhooed ''Urban Renewal'' project at Ohio State.

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Old Dominion leaving CAA for Conference USA (Yahoo! Sports)

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Old Dominion President John R. Broderick said leaving the Colonial Athletic Association and joining Conference USA is a ''game changer'' for ODU.

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Washington DC to host NCAA East Regional (Yahoo! Sports)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Division I Men's Basketball Committee has selected Washington, D.C. to host the 2013 East Regional.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Delany: National title game likely to be bid on (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this July 28, 2011, file photo, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany speaks to reporters during Big Ten media day in Chicago. Big Ten officials came out in favor of keeping bowl games as sites for college football's planned playoff on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, preferring to keep the Rose Bowl as the conference's postseason tradition. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

CHICAGO (AP) Big Ten administrators could see a national championship game being played in cities that aren't necessarily traditional hosts.


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Swofford: FSU situation not brought up at meetings (Yahoo! Sports)

Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford said Wednesday that the possibility of Florida State leaving the league was not brought up ''in any formal way'' during this week's meetings.

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Sandusky renews effort to have charges thrown out (Yahoo! Sports)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Jerry Sandusky again asked a judge to throw out the child sexual abuse charges against him on Wednesday, arguing that some counts are too vague to defend and others involve alleged victims whose identities have not been determined.

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Clemson RB Bellamy won't play for Tigers (Yahoo! Sports)

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson freshman running back Mike Bellamy was ruled academically ineligible and won't return to school next fall.

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Frazier, Crouch say they're not hurt by Hall snub (Yahoo! Sports)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Disappointed Nebraska fans who thought quarterback greats Tommie Frazier and Eric Crouch would make the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday might have had unrealistic expectations.

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Ex-Syracuse hoops coach's wife: Life is ruined (Yahoo! Sports)

GENEVA, N.Y. (AP) The wife of fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine claimed Wednesday that ESPN maliciously trampled her reputation by broadcasting salacious stories about her and about claims that her husband molested ball boys.

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Swofford: FSU situation not brought up at meetings (Yahoo! Sports)

Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford said Wednesday that the possibility of Florida State leaving the league was not brought up ''in any formal way'' during this week's meetings.

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Amile Jefferson signs with Duke (Yahoo! Sports)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Star high school forward Amile Jefferson has signed with Duke.

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Wildcats add 3 more players (Yahoo! Sports)

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Arizona has added three transfers to its latest recruiting class.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Monk, Casper, Ogden going to College Hall of Fame (Yahoo! Sports)

This 2003 photo provided by the NFL shows Ty Detmer wearing a Detroit Lions jersey. Heisman Trophy winner and BYU star Detmer has been selected to the College Football Hall of Fame. The National Football Foundation announced on ESPN that Detmer will be part of a class of 14 former players and three former coaches who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in December. The rest of the class will be revealed Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/NFL Photos)

NEW YORK (AP) Art Monk of Syracuse, Dave Casper of Notre Dame and Jonathan Ogden of UCLA are among 14 former players who have been selected to the College Football Hall of Fame.


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Idaho football player fatally shot in Los Angeles (Yahoo! Sports)

LOS ANGELES (AP) A 22-year-old University of Idaho football player was fatally shot at a weekend party in Los Angeles, authorities said.

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FSU president lays out pros/cons of Big 12 move (Yahoo! Sports)

The president of Florida State University says moving the athletic program from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big 12 has several drawbacks to be considered.

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Detmer selected to College Hall of Fame (Yahoo! Sports)

DALLAS (AP) Heisman Trophy winner and BYU star Ty Detmer has been selected to the College Football Hall of Fame.

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O'Brien offers glimpse into future on PSU caravan (Yahoo! Sports)

FILEm - This March 26, 2012 file photo shows Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien answering a question during a news conference before the beginning of spring football practice, in State College, Pa. Now Joe Paterno's successor can concentrate on introducing himself to Nittany Lion fans before he coaches a game. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar), File

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) Bill O'Brien has quickly put to rest any notion that he plans to stick around as long as the last Penn State football coach.


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Withering WAC has been a revolving door for years (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2007 file photo, former Brigham Young football coach LaVell Edwards talks about the Awards & Recognition Association Sportsmanship Award, during a news conference in Seattle. Mention the WAC to coach Edwards, and he thinks back to BYU's 1984 national championship. Now, the Western Athletic Conference appears to be going from beast to bust. The football conference that once spanned four time zones faces extinction as other super conferences rule the land. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Mention the Western Athletic Conference to Hall of Fame coach LaVell Edwards, and he thinks back to Brigham Young's 1984 national championship with a junior quarterback named Robbie Bosco and a team that wasn't even ranked when the season started.


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Arkansas WR Whitehurst released from scholarship (Yahoo! Sports)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Arkansas coach John L. Smith says wide receiver Kane Whitehurst has been released from his scholarship.

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3 Razorback football players charged with burglary (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2011, file photo, Arkansas wide receiver Marquel Wade runs to the bench after scoring on a kickoff return during the first half of an NCAA college football game against New Mexico in Little Rock, Ark. Arkansas wide receivers Wade and Maudrecus Humphrey and tight end Andrew Peterson were arrested by University of Arkansas police, Saturday, May 12, 2012, and charged with burglarizing dorm rooms. The preliminary police report valued the stolen property, including computers and textbooks, at nearly $5,000. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Three Arkansas football players, including wide receivers Marquel Wade and Maudrecus Humphrey, were arrested Saturday and charged with burglarizing dorm rooms.


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Dawn Staley named BCA coach of the year (The Associated Press)

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley during the first half of an NCAA tournament first-round women's college basketball game against Eastern Michigan in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, March 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley is the Black Coaches and Administrators' female coach of the year.


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VCU leaves CAA, announces move to Atlantic 10 (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2009, file photo, Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner Tom Yeager is interviewed during the CAA college basketball media day in Washington. Academic sanctions and potential defections could give the CAA a drastically different look. Yeager says it's all

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - VCU President Michael Rao announced Tuesday that the university is leaving the Colonial Athletic Association and will join the Atlantic 10.


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Murder conviction in TN college player's stabbing (The Associated Press)

This undated image provided by Middle Tennessee State University shows MTSU basketball player Tina Stewart. Police charged a roommate for the fatal March 2, 2011 stabbing of the junior guard in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Attorneys at the murder trial of a former student at MTSU offered very different pictures Wednesday, May 9, 2012, of the problems that led to the stabbing death of her roommate. On trial is Shanterrica Madden, who is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Stewart. The 19-year-old defendant claims she acted in self-defense in a confrontation with the 21-year-old Stewart. (AP Photo/Middle Tennessee University) NO SALES

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) A jury on Monday convicted the roommate of Middle Tennessee basketball player Tina Stewart of second-degree murder in the athlete's 2011 stabbing death.


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FSU president lays out pros/cons of Big 12 move (Yahoo! Sports)

The president of Florida State University says moving the athletic program from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big 12 has several drawbacks to be considered.

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Morehead State introduces Woods as head coach (Yahoo! Sports)

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Sean Woods said it's a blessing to come home.

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Monday, May 14, 2012

Ex-receiver Affholter missing in S. Calif (Yahoo! Sports)

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) Southern California authorities are searching countryside near the city of Simi (see-mee) Valley for former professional football player Erik Affholter, who was reported to have failed to return from a day hike.

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Indiana to host North Carolina during ACC-Big Ten (Yahoo! Sports)

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) Indiana will host North Carolina in a high-profile showcase for the resurgent Hoosiers during next season's ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

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Sterling Gibbs transfers from Texas to Seton Hall (Yahoo! Sports)

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) Point guard Sterling Gibbs has transferred from Texas to Seton Hall.

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Morehead State introduces Woods as head coach (Yahoo! Sports)

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Sean Woods says it's a blessing to come home.

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Jury deliberating MTSU athlete murder case (The Associated Press)

This undated image provided by Middle Tennessee State University shows MTSU basketball player Tina Stewart. Police charged a roommate for the fatal March 2, 2011 stabbing of the junior guard in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Attorneys at the murder trial of a former student at MTSU offered very different pictures Wednesday, May 9, 2012, of the problems that led to the stabbing death of her roommate. On trial is Shanterrica Madden, who is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Stewart. The 19-year-old defendant claims she acted in self-defense in a confrontation with the 21-year-old Stewart. (AP Photo/Middle Tennessee University) NO SALES

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) A jury in Murfreesboro has begun deliberating the murder case against a Middle Tennessee State University student charged in the stabbing of her roommate who was on the basketball team.


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Krzyzewski not likely to return for 2016 Olympics (Yahoo! Sports)

DALLAS (AP) Mike Krzyzewski says he thinks the London Olympics will be his last coaching the United States.

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Nolan Richardson III, son of ex-Ark. coach, dies (Yahoo! Sports)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Police in Tulsa, Okla., say Nolan Richardson III - the son of former Arkansas and Tulsa basketball coach Nolan Richardson - has been found dead in his home.

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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Former Miami AD Paul Dee, 65, dies (Yahoo! Sports)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Paul Dee, who was Miami's athletic director from 1993 through 2008 and continued serving the school as a member of its faculty, has died, university officials said Sunday. He was 65.

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Woman testifies about MTSU player's fatal stabbing (The Associated Press)

This undated image provided by Middle Tennessee University shows Middle Tennessee University basketball player Tina Stewart. Police have charged a roommate in the fatal stabbing of Stewart. The junior guard from Memphis was pronounced dead at a Murfreesboro hospital after police answering a disturbance call Wednesday night, March 2, 2011, found her stabbed at her apartment, in Murfreesboro, Tenn. . (AP Photo/Middle Tennessee University)

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) The young woman charged with fatally stabbing a Middle Tennessee State University women's basketball player has testified that she wanted to kill herself afterward.


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Former Miami AD Paul Dee, 65, dies (Yahoo! Sports)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Paul Dee, who was Miami's athletic director from 1993 through 2008 and continued serving the school as a member of its faculty, has died, university officials said Sunday. He was 65.

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Saturday, May 12, 2012

3 Razorback football players charged with burglary (Yahoo! Sports)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Three Arkansas football players, including wide receivers Marquel Wade and Maudrecus Humphrey, have been arrested and charged with burglarizing dorm rooms.

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Pitt files lawsuit against Big East (Yahoo! Sports)

PITTSBURGH (AP) The University of Pittsburgh is going to court in hopes of expediting its exit from the Big East.

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Texas, Sooners keep Cotton Bowl tradition going (Yahoo! Sports)

DALLAS (AP) The Texas-Oklahoma rivalry game will remain at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas through 2020.

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Sandusky shower date change may aid PSU officials (Yahoo! Sports)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) One of the two charges against two Penn State administrators will likely be dismissed now that prosecutors have come forward to change by one year the date they allege former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually assaulted a boy in the team's showers, legal experts said.

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Rutgers, La Tech, St. John's, Duke to play at MSG (The Associated Press)

Louisiana Tech head coach Teresa Weatherspoon, center, talks to her team during an NCAA college basketball game against Florida State, Saturday, March 20, 2010, in Tallahassee, Fla.(AP Photo/Phil Coale)

NEW YORK (AP) Former New York Liberty star Teresa Weatherspoon will return to Madison Square Garden as coach of Louisiana Tech to play Rutgers in the seventh annual Maggie Dixon Classic on Dec. 9.


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Judge tosses defamation suit v. Syracuse, Boeheim (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this March 23, 2012, file photo, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim speaks during a news conference in Boston. A judge on Friday, May 11, threw out a defamation lawsuit brought against Syracuse University and Boeheim by two men who said the Hall of Fame coach slandered them when he said their accusations of sexual abuse against former associate head coach Bernie Fine were driven by greed. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) A judge on Friday threw out a defamation lawsuit brought against Syracuse University and men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim by two men who said the Hall of Fame coach slandered them when he said their accusations of sexual abuse against former associate head coach Bernie Fine were driven by greed.


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Miles' 7-year contract at Nebraska pays $1.4M (Yahoo! Sports)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) New basketball coach Tim Miles signed the longest coach's contract in Nebraska history with his seven-year deal that pays a starting salary of $1.4 million and increases to $2.15 million by 2018-19.

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Friday, May 11, 2012

Brown says 3 Longhorns face discipline (Yahoo! Sports)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas coach Mack Brown says three football players cited for allegedly refusing to leave an Austin restaurant after a bar incident will face tough discipline within the team.

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Michigan St WR Arnett gets waiver to play in '12 (Yahoo! Sports)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State wide receiver DeAnthony Arnett has been granted a waiver to play this season.

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Pryor says money went to pay family's rent, heat (Yahoo! Sports)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor says he sold a pair of his football pants for $3,000 to help his family pay rent and heating bills during a cold winter.

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Quarterback dismissed for violating team rules (Yahoo! Sports)

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Missouri State quarterback Trevor Wooden, who led the Missouri Valley Football Conference in total offense last season, has been dismissed from the team for violating unspecified team rules.

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George Mason elects to stay in the CAA (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2009, file photo, Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner Tom Yeager is interviewed during the CAA college basketball media day in Washington. Academic sanctions and potential defections could give the CAA a drastically different look. Yeager says it's all

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) George Mason is staying in the Colonial Athletic Association.


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Miles' 7-year contract at Neb pays $1.4M to start (Yahoo! Sports)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) New Nebraska coach Tim Miles signed a seven-year contract that pays him a salary of $1.4 million that increases annually to $2.15 million by 2018-19.

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Michigan State center Nix gets community service (Yahoo! Sports)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State center Derrick Nix has been fined and ordered to perform community service for an impaired driving case that stemmed from an April traffic stop.

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Atlanta to host 3 divisions of NCAA title games (Yahoo! Sports)

ATLANTA (AP) All three divisions of NCAA men's basketball will see their 2013 national champions crowned during Final Four weekend in Atlanta.

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AP source: Former Illini Head signs at SMU (Yahoo! Sports)

Former Illinois reserve Crandall Head has signed to play with SMU.

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Ivy League decides not to have postseason tourney (Yahoo! Sports)

RED BANK, N.J. (AP) The Ivy League has decided not to have postseason tournaments to determine its men's and women's basketball champions.

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Wisconsin-Milwaukee hires former OSU AD Geiger (Yahoo! Sports)

MILWAUKEE (AP) Hoping to secure some stability at the top of its athletic department, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee hired former Ohio State athletic director Andy Geiger on Thursday.

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Crean defends decision to end Kentucky series (Yahoo! Sports)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tom Crean is content playing one game a season in Indianapolis -- just not two.

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ACC, ESPN agree to extension through 2026-27 (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this march 11, 2012, file photo, North Carolina forward James Michael McAdoo (43) heads to the hoop against Florida State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, Sunday, March 11, 2012, in Atlanta. The ACC and ESPN have extended their television deal through the 2026-27 season, worth $3.6 billion over the 15 years, a person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because financial terms weren't released when the two sides announced the deal on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

For the Atlantic Coast Conference, more teams and more games means a lot more TV money.


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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Sandusky defense wins mixed decision on subpoenas (Yahoo! Sports)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) A judge on Thursday gave Jerry Sandusky's lawyers some of the information they sought through subpoenas, but he did not enforce broad requests for all information related to accusers in the child sex-abuse case.

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FCS set to expand playoffs to 24 teams in 2013 (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2012, file photo North Dakota State tight end Garrett Bruhn (47) and Sam Houston State linebacker Darius Taylor (36) reach for a pass during the Football Championship Subdivision championship NCAA college football game in Frisco, Texas. A group of FCS officials including university presidents, athletic directors and conference commissioners has recommended that the current playoff bracket be expanded from 20 to 24 teams. The new system, which is expected to pass and go into place for the 2013 season, would seed the top eight teams and give them first-round byes and home games in the following round. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

It has taken college football's elite more than 100 years to be dragged toward a playoff system that will likely still only have a handful of teams.


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Oklahoma suspends 4 football players indefinitely (Yahoo! Sports)

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops says four players have been suspended from the team indefinitely for violating team rules.

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O'Brien and Penn State caravan hits Manhattan (Yahoo! Sports)

Penn State head football coach Bill O'Brien speaks during the Coaches Caravan event in New York, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. New York was 10th stop on the caravan, with eight more to go in Connecticut, Ohio and upstate New York. O'Brien has made every trip, from Philadelphia to Washington and down to Richmond, Va., joined by coaches from various other Penn State teams along the way. (AP Photo/Penn State Athletic Communications, Mark Selders)

NEW YORK (AP) Bill O'Brien grew up around Boston, roots for the Red Sox and coached for the Patriots.


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Mike Leach expected to get job after 2 years away (Yahoo! Sports)

Mike Leach, right, tours Boys Town, the Nebraska home for troubled youth, with the Rev. Steven Boes, executive director of Boys Town, Wednesday, May 9, 2012, in Boys Town, Neb. Leach, in Omaha for the annual B'nai B'rith banquet, was out of coaching for two years before taking over at Washington State. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Other than the legal wrangling that followed his departure from Texas Tech, Mike Leach enjoyed the two years he was without a coaching job.


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Texas A&M begins search for AD (Yahoo! Sports)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Texas A&M has hired a search firm to help find its next athletic director, a day after Bill Byrne retired from the position.

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CAA hoops on tenuous ground with sanctions looming (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2009, file photo, Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner Tom Yeager is interviewed during the CAA college basketball media day in Washington. Academic sanctions and potential defections could give the CAA a drastically different look. Yeager says it's all

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Academic sanctions and potential defections could give the Colonial Athletic Association a drastically different look.


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Wisconsin-Milwaukee hires former OSU AD Geiger (Yahoo! Sports)

MILWAUKEE (AP) Hoping to secure some stability at the top of its athletic department, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee hired former Ohio State athletic director Andy Geiger on Thursday.

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Crean defends decision to end Kentucky series (Yahoo! Sports)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tom Crean is content playing one game a season in Indianapolis -- just not two.

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Oakland wants to fill Butler's spot in Horizon (Yahoo! Sports)

DETROIT (AP) Oakland University wants to be in the Horizon League and hopes it isn't kept out by the University of Detroit - again.

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LSU's Turner exploring other options (Yahoo! Sports)

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) New LSU coach Johnny Jones says forward Ralston Turner has been granted a release that would allow him to transfer to a school outside the Southeastern Conference if he chooses to do so.

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Texas A&M begins search for AD (Yahoo! Sports)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Texas A&M has hired a search firm to help find its next athletic director, a day after Bill Byrne retired from the position.

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Former Tulsa star Seals added to Manning's staff (Yahoo! Sports)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Shea Seals, the former Tulsa star whose NBA career was cut short by a knee injury, is returning to the Golden Hurricane to serve on new coach Danny Manning's staff.

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Griner in cast after breaking wrist on longboard (The Associated Press)

Baylor center Brittney Griner (42) reacts to her shot during the second half in the NCAA Women's Final Four college basketball championship game against the Notre Dame, in Denver, Tuesday, April 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

WACO, Texas (AP) Two-time All-America center Brittney Griner is recovering from a broken right wrist sustained in a longboard accident.


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ACC, ESPN agree to extension through 2026-27 (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this march 11, 2012, file photo, North Carolina forward James Michael McAdoo (43) heads to the hoop against Florida State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, Sunday, March 11, 2012, in Atlanta. The ACC and ESPN have extended their television deal through the 2026-27 season, worth $3.6 billion over the 15 years, a person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because financial terms weren't released when the two sides announced the deal on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

For the Atlantic Coast Conference, more teams and more games means a lot more TV money.


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No rush in search for new Big East commissioner (Yahoo! Sports)

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) The Big East's interim commissioner said Wednesday the conference is working to dispel any perception that it is unraveling following the ouster of John Marinatto.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

ACC, ESPN agree to extension through 2026-27 (Yahoo! Sports)

The Atlantic Coast Conference and ESPN have extended their television deal through the 2026-27 season.

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Charity against turning over records to Sandusky (Yahoo! Sports)

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) An attorney for the charity founded by Jerry Sandusky has asked a judge to throw out a defense subpoena seeking a vast array of records, including those of the young men who have accused the former Penn State assistant football coach of sexual abuse.

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Ex-LSU QB Jefferson sued over bar fight (Yahoo! Sports)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson and Tigers linebacker Josh Johns are being sued by four men who claim they were injured in a brawl outside a bar near campus last summer.

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UNC football players enrolled in suspect classes (Yahoo! Sports)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Football players at North Carolina made up more than a third of enrollments in suspect classes within a department the school investigated for academic fraud.

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Key Penn State witness seeks whistle-blower suit (Yahoo! Sports)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) The Penn State football assistant whose report of Jerry Sandusky allegedly attacking a child in the showers led to Joe Paterno's firing said in a court filing Tuesday that he is suing the school.

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Pac-12 teams preparing for big changes come fall (Yahoo! Sports)

David Shaw noticed it everywhere he walked on the Stanford campus this spring.

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New deal for St. Bonaventure coach (Yahoo! Sports)

OLEAN, N.Y. (AP) St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt signed a contract extension Wednesday with the school that will keep him in the fold through 2018-19.

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ACC, ESPN agree to extension through 2026-27 (Yahoo! Sports)

The Atlantic Coast Conference and ESPN have extended their television deal through the 2026-27 season.

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No rush in search for new Big East commissioner (Yahoo! Sports)

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) The interim commissioner of the Big East Conference says he expects the search for a new commissioner to take about three months, and says he won't be a candidate for the job.

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Report: NCAA looking at Nerlens Noel (Yahoo! Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Times is reporting that the NCAA is looking into Nerlens Noel, a top prep recruit who has committed to play at national champion Kentucky next season.

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Wake hires Jen Hoover to coach women's hoops (The Associated Press)

Wake Forest head coach Mike Petersen tries to calm his team during the second half of an Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college basketball tournament game in Greensboro, N.C., Friday, March 2, 2012. Wake Forest won 81-74. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest has hired former star player Jen Hoover as its women's basketball coach.


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Muller: Illinois State coach job ideal for him (Yahoo! Sports)

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) As a player, Dan Muller helped lead Illinois State to the NCAA tournament in 1998 - the Redbirds' last appearance in the Big Dance.

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Price named new coach at Grambling State (Yahoo! Sports)

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Lamar assistant coach and former Notre Dame player Joseph Price has accepted his first head coaching job at Grambling State.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A&M athletic director Bill Byrne retires (Yahoo! Sports)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Texas A&M athletic director Bill Byrne has retired.

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Penn State prosecutors change key allegation date (Yahoo! Sports)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Prosecutors didn't have all the facts before filing charges against two administrators in the Penn State sex abuse case, lawyers for the men said after the attorney general's office changed the date of a key allegation that former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually assaulted a boy in a locker room shower.

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Southern Miss RB Woodyard arrested for robbery (Yahoo! Sports)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Southern Mississippi running back Jamal Woodyard has been arrested and charged with felony second-degree robbery.

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A&M athletic director Bill Byrne retires (Yahoo! Sports)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Texas A&M athletic director Bill Byrne has retired.

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Illinois State hires Vandy assistant Muller (Yahoo! Sports)

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) Illinois State has hired longtime Vanderbilt assistant Dan Muller, a former Illinois State player, to be its next men's basketball coach.

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LSU brings in 6-8 transfer Godfrey from Iowa State (Yahoo! Sports)

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Former Iowa State forward Calvin Godfrey is headed to LSU, the third player signed by new Tigers coach Johnny Jones.

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AP Interview: Manuel says no coach-in-waiting (Yahoo! Sports)

Connecticut Athletic Director Warde Manuel pauses during an interview by the Associated Press at his office in Gampel Pavilion on the University of Connecticut campus in Storrs, Conn., on Monday, May 7, 2012. Manuel said during he has no plans to name Kevin Ollie or anyone else as a coach-in-waiting for the menĂ­s basketball program. Coach Jim Calhoun, who turns 70 this month, is expected to return next season, but has not made his plans public. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Connecticut Athletic Director Warde Manuel said Monday he has no plans to name Kevin Ollie or anyone else as a coach-in-waiting for the men's basketball program.


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Pitino, FIU agree on 6-year deal (Yahoo! Sports)

MIAMI (AP) Richard Pitino's contract with Florida International lasts for six years, one more than the sides originally agreed to when he took over as men's basketball coach last month.

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Monday, May 7, 2012

Big East Commissioner John Marinatto resigns (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2011, file photo, Big East Commissioner John Marinatto speaks to reporters during Big East football media day in Newport, R.I. Marinatto resigned Monday, May 7, 2012, after less than three years on the job and a wave of departures by high-profile schools. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File)

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Big East Commissioner John Marinatto resigned Monday after less three years on the job and a wave of departures by high-profile schools.


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Neb. coach won't testify on anti-bias ordinance (Yahoo! Sports)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska assistant football coach Ron Brown said he opposes a proposed Lincoln ordinance to protect gay and transgender people from discrimination, but he won't speak against it at Monday's public hearing.

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Georgetown picks Brown to coach women's basketball (The Associated Press)

Georgetown coach Terri Williams-Flournoy directs her team against Georgia Tech during the first half of an NCAA tournament second-round women's college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Georgia Tech won 76-64. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

WASHINGTON (AP) Georgetown is promoting Keith Brown to head coach of its women's basketball team.


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Arkansas adjusts to Smith's coaching style (Yahoo! Sports)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Knile Davis unintentionally offered the deepest insight into how the personality of the Arkansas football team has changed in the weeks since Bobby Petrino's firing and John L. Smith's hiring as his replacement.

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Big East Commissioner John Marinatto resigns (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2011, file photo, Big East Commissioner John Marinatto speaks to reporters during Big East football media day in Newport, R.I. Marinatto resigned Monday, May 7, 2012, after less than three years on the job and a wave of departures by high-profile schools. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File)

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Big East Commissioner John Marinatto resigned Monday after less three years on the job and a wave of departures by high-profile schools.


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Sunday, May 6, 2012

Badgers RB Ball ticketed at Mifflin Street party (Yahoo! Sports)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Madison police say Wisconsin running back Montee Ball has been ticketed for trespassing during the annual Mifflin Street block party.

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ASU's Lockett announces transfer to Marquette (Yahoo! Sports)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona State's Trent Lockett, the team's leading scorer last season, says he will transfer to Marquette for his senior season to be closer to his mother, who has been diagnosed with cancer.

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Saturday, May 5, 2012

Former NFL team exec Dick Beam dies at 75 (Yahoo! Sports)

LOS ANGELES (AP) Dick Beam, an assistant on two of Southern California's national championship football teams and later an executive with the Los Angeles Rams and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has died. He was 75.

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Ohio State loses a top linebacker recruit (Yahoo! Sports)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) An Ohio State recruit has told the Buckeyes he will not attend the university, according to several published reports, amid concern that a convicted sex offender had interactions with players and recruits associated with the program.

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New PSU trustees elected in Sandusky aftermath (Yahoo! Sports)

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State alumni elected three new members to the university board of trustees, including a well-known former football player who recovered from a spinal cord injury and a businessman who has criticized the board's actions after Jerry Sandusky's arrest in a child sex-abuse scandal.

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Lady Vols hire basketball operations director (The Associated Press)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Mike Beaumont has been hired as director of basketball operations for the Tennessee women's basketball program.

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3 CSU football players expelled following brawl (Yahoo! Sports)

Colorado State University expelled three football players on Friday who were charged with disorderly conduct following an off-campus brawl in Fort Collins in April.

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Arkansas-Pine Bluff hires women's basketball coach (The Associated Press)

Mississippi Valley State head coach Nate Kilbert urges on his players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Xavier, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) Arkansas-Pine Bluff has hired Nate Kilbert from conference rival Mississippi Valley State as its new women's basketball coach.


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Sandusky defense filing mentions 'Accusers 11-17' (Yahoo! Sports)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) New documents filed by the attorneys for former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky suggest there are at least 17 accusers in the child sexual abuse case, a much higher number than described in criminal charges.

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Big 12 formally introduces new commish Bowlsby (Yahoo! Sports)

New Big 12 Conference Commissioner Bob Bowlsby wears a cap at the news conference introducing him to the media at Big 12 headquarters Friday, May 4, 2012, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

IRVING, Texas (AP) Bob Bowlsby was admittedly apprehensive when he first met with a group of Big 12 school presidents about becoming the league commissioner.


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Friday, May 4, 2012

Conference USA expands by 5 members (Yahoo! Sports)

Conference USA announced Friday that it is adding five new schools in 2013.

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PSU trustee: 400 interviewed in Sandusky inquiry (Yahoo! Sports)

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Former FBI director Louis Freeh and his team have conducted more than 400 interviews in the internal investigation spurred by child sexual abuse charges against former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, a university trustee said Friday.

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San Jose State, Utah State to join Mountain West (Yahoo! Sports)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) San Jose State and Utah State are joining the Mountain West.

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Clemson star Watkins arrested on drug charges (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - This Sept. 10, 2011 file photo shows Clemson's Sammy Watkins (2) breaking free from Wofford's Mike Niam during an NCAA college football game in Clemson, S.C. Watkins was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and a controlled substance on Friday, May 4, 2012 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/ Richard Shiro, File)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Clemson All-American receiver Sammy Watkins was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and a controlled substance on Friday.


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10-plus years prison term for ex-NFL, Ohio St QB (Yahoo! Sports)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The painful saga of ex-Ohio State and Indianapolis Colts quarterback Art Schlichter came to a close Friday when a federal judge sentenced him to nearly 11 years in prison for scamming participants in what authorities called a million-dollar sports ticket scheme.

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Big 12 formally introduces new commish Bowlsby (Yahoo! Sports)

IRVING, Texas (AP) Bob Bowlsby was apprehensive when he first met with a group of Big 12 school presidents about becoming the league commissioner.

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Arkansas' Wilson has sights set on next season (Yahoo! Sports)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) It didn't take long for that first text message to come through to Tyler Wilson's cellphone.

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AP source: Utah State, San Jose State head to MWC (Yahoo! Sports)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) A person with knowledge of the situation confirmed Thursday that Utah State and San Jose State are jumping from the Western Athletic Conference to the Mountain West Conference in 2013 for football.

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Notre Dame QB Rees jailed in police confrontation (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - This April 21, 2012 file photo shows Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees throwing a pass during the first half of the Blue and Gold spring NCAA college football game, in South Bend, Ind. Rees has been arrested and jailed on a preliminary felony charge following a confrontation with officers early Thursday, May 3, 2012, in South Bend, Ind., police said. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees was pepper-sprayed and arrested early Thursday after he allegedly ran from away from an off-campus party and knocked the wind out of a police officer who caught up to him.


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