College football

April 21, 2018 - 7:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA did not fly up and down the Drake Stadium field like a flock of Ducks on Saturday. The Bruins showed little of the high-adrenaline fury expected from a Chip Kelly-coached team in the first spring showcase of his tenure in Westwood. That's all coming in the fall, to be sure...
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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 1987, file photo, Ohio State head coach Earle Bruce gestures on the sidelines during a game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. Bruce died in Columbus, Ohio at the age of 87, according to a statement released by his daughters through Ohio State on Friday. He’d been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. (AP Photo/Robert Kozloff, File)
April 20, 2018 - 5:32 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Earle Bruce stepped into his dream job, football coach at Ohio State, under most challenging circumstances, replacing the program's revered longtime leader after a fall from grace. Bruce embraced the task of following Woody Hayes, and went on to have his own Hall of Fame...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2017, file photo, Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald watches his players warm up before the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game against Kentucky, in Nashville, Tenn. College Football Hall of Fame member Pat Fitzgerald was an All-America linebacker at Northwestern and has been head coach there since 2006. He fit the category of star player and student, and he now gets to work with similar youngsters, the vast majority of whom won't be heading to the pros. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
April 20, 2018 - 12:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Football is complicated. Life is more so. The charge for universities is to prepare students for whatever comes after they graduate. At least that is the mission statement. At places such as Northwestern and Stanford, it certainly rings true. When those students are football players...
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Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey answers questions about the draft during a news conference at the NFL football team's training camp facility, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
April 19, 2018 - 4:52 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns general manager John Dorsey is old-school cool, from his wardrobe to keeping his plans for the upcoming NFL draft private. He's not tipping his hand. "You know," Dorsey said, "a man once told me: Don't show all your cards at once." Dorsey kept things close to the vest — or...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2018, file photo, Tennessee's athletic director Phillip Fulmer watches during the first day of spring NCAA college football practice, in Knoxville, Tenn. Fulmer has signed a contract that runs through 2021 and increases his annual pay to at least $900,000. The deal was announced Thursday, April 19, 2018, by Tennessee chancellor Beverly Davenport in a university release. (Caitie McMekin/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File)
April 19, 2018 - 4:28 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Phillip Fulmer has said all along that his appointment as athletic director at his alma mater wasn't a mere short-term arrangement. Now he has the contract to back it up. Tennessee chancellor Beverly Davenport announced Thursday that Fulmer has signed a contract...
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This combination of 2008-2017 photos shows Linkin Park co-lead vocalist Chester Bennington, Atlanta Braves pitcher R.A. Dickey, former NHL star Theo Fleury and film director Tyler Perry. They are among the male celebrities who have disclosed they were victims of sexual abuse. (AP Photo)
April 19, 2018 - 12:42 am
For some male victims of sexual assault and abuse, #MeToo can feel more like #WhatAboutMe? They admire the women speaking out about traumatic experiences as assault and harassment victims, while wondering whether men with similar scars will ever receive a comparable level of public empathy and...
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April 17, 2018 - 6:06 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A former NFL and University of Florida football player has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison for a health care fraud scheme that prosecutors say bilked the federal government out of about $20 million. Federal court records show that 46-year-old Monty Grow was sentenced Monday...
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April 16, 2018 - 3:01 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Keith Jackson was remembered as "the Walter Cronkite of sports broadcasting" and a loving husband, father and grandfather away from the broadcast booth in a memorial service at the Rose Bowl. Nearly 400 family and friends gathered Sunday on the field at the historic stadium...
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David Boren, president of the University of Oklahoma, is taken away by medical personnel and security during the unveiling of a statue of former head football coach Bob Stoops in Norman, Okla., Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
April 14, 2018 - 6:53 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — University of Oklahoma president David Boren had a medical issue right before the unveiling of a statue honoring former Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops on Saturday morning and was taken away on a stretcher. Boren, 76, is a former U.S. senator and has been the university's...
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April 13, 2018 - 6:24 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A fair catch on a kickoff received inside the 25-yard line will result in a touchback next season after a proposed rule change was approved by the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel. The NCAA announced Friday the adoption of several rule changes , including changes aimed at...
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