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Unusual May FCS title game: South Dakota St vs Sam Houston

May. 15, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — There are more twists to this FCS championship game than just being played in mid-May to wrap up a unique spring season. Top-seeded South Dakota State takes on No. 2 seed Sam Houston on Sunday, guaranteeing that one of the Football Championship...

NC State AD Corrigan gets 2-year extension into April 2026

May. 14, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State athletics director Boo Corrigan has received a two-year contract extension through April 2026. The school said its board of trustees approved the deal Friday, a little more than two years after Corrigan left Army to begin work...

New Pac-12 commissioner enters CFP talks as agent for change

May. 14, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

Incoming Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff introduced himself to the world of college sports by taking one particularly notable position. The College Football Playoff needs to be expand beyond its current four-team format, he said. “I was not...

Pac-12 picks MGM executive Kliavkoff as next commissioner

May. 13, 2021 21:45 PM EDT

The Pac-12 hired George Kliavkoff to be the conference's next commissioner Thursday, replacing Larry Scott with another college sports outsider and charging him with rebuilding the football brand. Kliavkoff has been the president of sports and entertainment for MGM...

Report: Massage therapist sought Ohio State players for sex

May. 13, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A licensed massage therapist who offered dozens of Ohio State football players massages engaged in consensual sex with five of them, according to a report released by the university Thursday. A law firm hired by the university found that no...

Unique, exhausting season reaches finale with FCS title game

May. 13, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

The longest college football season in history comes to a close this weekend after a grueling, haphazard stretch that saw the Football Championship Subdivision push the majority of its games into the spring for the first time because of the pandemic. While Bowl...

Leipold's Kansas staff mix of Jayhawks, Buffalo assistants

May. 12, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — New Kansas coach Lance Leipold is retaining longtime assistant Emmett Jones, who had served as the Jayhawks' interim coach when the program was missing both a football coach and athletic director. Leipold, who was hired away from Buffalo two weeks...

Report on campus doctor raises flags about iconic coach

May. 12, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A report about the stunning lack of action at the University of Michigan while a rogue doctor was sexually assaulting hundreds of young men has cast an unflattering light at one of the school's giants, the late football coach Bo Schembechler, whose bronze statue...

EWU QB Eric Barriere highlights AP FCS All-America team

May. 12, 2021 13:16 PM EDT

Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere, Sacred Heart running back Julius Chestnut and VMI receiver Jakob Herres are among the Walter Payton Award finalists highlighting The Associated Press FCS All-America team released Wednesday. The Championship Subdivision’s...

AP Top 25 Podcast: What lies ahead for Power 5 conferences?

May. 12, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

A big two has emerged within the Power Five. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Stewart Mandel of The Athletic joins the AP’s Ralph Russo to discuss the future of the Power Five conferences. The Southeastern...