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Penn State head coach James Franklin speaks during an NCAA college football news conference, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in State College, Pa. (Joe Hermitt/The Patriot-News via AP)

Franklin's deal with Penn State worth $38.2M over 6 years

Feb. 26, 2020 11:08 AM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State football coach James Franklin is guaranteed at least $38.2 million over the length of a new six-year contract that runs through 2025. The contract was agreed to by Franklin and approved by Penn State's Board of Trustees in December. Terms of the agreement were announced...

FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, Ohio State coach Ryan Day watches during the second half of the team's Big Ten championship NCAA college football game against Wisconsin in Indianapolis. Ryan Day, who led Ohio State to a 13-1 record and a College Football Playoff appearance in his first year as head coach, is being rewarded with a three-year contract extension and a salary bump, the university said Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Ohio State's Day gets 3-year contract extension, salary bump

Feb. 25, 2020 2:52 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ryan Day, who led Ohio State to a 13-1 record and a College Football Playoff appearance in his first year as head coach, is being rewarded with a three-year contract extension and a raise, the university said Tuesday. The 40-year-old Day is now under contract through the 2026 season....

Michigan State hires Els, Peagler to football staff

Feb. 24, 2020 9:42 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State hired Ross Els as special teams coordinator and William Peagler as running backs coach. The Spartans announced the moves Monday. Els, 54, has spent the last three seasons as the inside linebackers coach at Colorado, and he was the special teams coordinator there in...

Hoosiers suspend all-conference tight end following arrest

Feb. 24, 2020 8:11 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Tom Allen has suspended record-breaking tight end Peyton Hendershot indefinitely. Monday's announcement comes less than two days after Hendershot was arrested. He allegedly entered the apartment of a former girlfriend without her permission. He also is accused of...

State gathering spruce aphid outbreak data

Feb. 24, 2020 6:09 PM EST

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — The Sitka spruce behind the GreenWood Resources office in Seaside was so infested with spruce aphids last year it looked like it was moving on its own. But Christine Buhl, a forest entomologist with the Oregon Department of Forestry, and David Shaw, a professor at Oregon State...

Karl Dorrell poses for a photograph overlooking Folsom Field after a news conference to announce that he is the new NCAA college head football coach at Colorado during a news conference Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Homecoming: Karl Dorrell returns to Boulder as head coach

Feb. 24, 2020 5:47 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Scratch house hunting off the priority list for Karl Dorrell. The newly appointed Colorado head coach already has one in the area. He and his family built it about 1 1/2 years ago because, after two successful stints with the Buffaloes as an assistant coach, the place just always felt...

U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville makes a stop at Martin's Restaurant in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday, Feb. 13, 2020, to kick off a month-long bus campaign in the state. (Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

Famed coach Tuberville runs for Senate seat as an outsider

Feb. 24, 2020 5:40 PM EST

IRONDALE, Ala. (AP) — As former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville made his way through the Irondale Cafe on Monday, diners stood up from plates of fried green tomatoes to ask for selfies or to greet him with a hearty Auburn “War Eagle” or a teasing “Roll Tide.”...

FILE - This April 26, 2016 file photo shows author Jon Krakauer in Bozeman, Mont.  The educational records of a star University of Montana quarterback accused of rape will remain confidential after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case brought by author Jon Krakauer.  (AP Photo/Matt Volz)

Supreme Court won't hear case brought by author Jon Krakauer

Feb. 24, 2020 1:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The educational records of a star University of Montana quarterback accused of rape will remain confidential after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case brought by author Jon Krakauer. Krakauer had made a public records request for the documents in 2014 while writing...

Dolphins assistant Karl Dorrell takes over at Colorado

Feb. 23, 2020 8:04 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The University of Colorado has reached into the NFL ranks again to find their head football coach, luring Karl Dorrell back to Boulder from the Miami Dolphins. Athletic director Rich Geoge hired Dorrell on Sunday, two weeks after Mel Tucker bolted for Michigan State and 72 hours after...

Texas forward Royce Hamm Jr., left, and Kansas State guard Mike McGuirl, right, go to the floor after a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Ramey scores 26 as Texas rolls past Kansas State, 70-59

Feb. 22, 2020 4:53 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Texas coach Shaka Smart implored his team to play with some grit when it traveled to Kansas State on Saturday. Courtney Ramey answered the call by setting the tone on the defensive end. Then he caught fire at the other end. Ramey continued his torrid scoring streak with a...