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FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, center, runs onto the field with his players before the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game against Iowa State in Orlando, Fla. The Atlantic Coast Conference and Notre Dame are considering whether the Fighting Irish will give up their treasured football independence for the 2020 season play as a member of the league. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Notre Dame opens ACC play against Duke, won't play Navy

Aug. 6, 2020 2:47 PM EDT

Notre Dame opens its season as an Atlantic Coast Conference football member against visiting Duke on Sept. 12 and won’t face Navy for the first time in more than nine decades as part of the ACC’s reconfigured schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic. The league on Thursday released the schedule...

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2019, file photo, Georgia Tech head coach Geoff Collins gestures during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Miami in Miami Gardens, Fla. With doubts still hanging over the season because of the coronavirus pandemic, Georgia Tech begins practice for Year 2 under coach Geoff Collins. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Ga. Tech begins most unusual season with 2-a-day practices

Aug. 5, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — For Georgia Tech, this most unusual of seasons — assuming there is a season — began with two-a-day practices. No, it wasn't two practices in one day for the entire team. Coach Geoff Collins split his players into two groups and put each of them through a morning practice...

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 file photo, a Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets player chooses a helmet in the second half of their NCAA college football game against the Pittsburgh Panthers on  in Atlanta. Georgia Tech won 21-10. David Shanahan took an unusual path for an Irish teenager but landed a full scholarship to become a punter for Georgia Tech. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)

Irish punter moving from dairy farm to Georgia Tech

Jun. 26, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

Townsfolk weren't the only ones curious about what David Shanahan was up to with the funny-looking brown ball. Trading Gaelic footballs for American footballs, Shanahan was booting the pigskin on his uncle’s dairy farm in southwest Ireland. “I had a lot of young calves watching me...

Georgia Tech installing artificial turf for 2020 season

Jun. 9, 2020 5:25 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech is installing artificial turf on Grant Field at Bobby Dodd Stadium for the 2020 season. The change from natural grass will make the facility available for more uses, including concerts. School officials also say artificial turf will be less expensive to maintain. Georgia Tech...