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QB Sam Noyer heads to Oregon State for final season

Jun. 11, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Former Colorado quarterback Sam Noyer will use his final year of eligibility at Oregon State. Noyer, who is from Beaverton, Oregon, announced his move on Twitter on Friday. Noyer threw for 1,101 yards and six touchdowns in...

CFP expansion could increase annual revenue to $2 billion

Jun. 11, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

A new College Football Playoff with triple the number of teams involved could bring in three times as much money to the conferences and schools that share the wealth. The television rights for a proposed 12-team playoff could be worth about $1.9 billion annually,...

Man pleads in shooting during Alabama-LSU football game

Jun. 11, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (AP) — A man pleaded guilty to murder and was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for killing a friend during a dispute that began while they were watching an LSU-Alabama football game on television. David Allen Fulkerson, 32, of Tuscumbia apologized...

Florida recovering from $54.5M shortfall amid pandemic

Jun. 11, 2021 14:11 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s athletic department had a $54.5 million shortfall during the 2020-21 fiscal year because of the coronavirus pandemic, significant financial losses the Gators were able to weather with a supplement from the Southeastern Conference and a sizeable reserve....

The Latest: South Carolina ends academic year with deficit

Jun. 11, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The South Carolina athletic department said it will end its academic year with a $27 million deficit due to fewer people at football games last season and the...

What if? College Football Playoff matchups in 12-team format

Jun. 11, 2021 02:33 AM EDT

Using the final College Football Playoff selection committee rankings for each season, here's how the postseason matchups would have looked with the proposed 12-team format during the CFP's four-team era. 2020 First round (Lower seed is home team) ...

12-team CFP: Why can't Irish earn a bye and other questions

Jun. 11, 2021 02:27 AM EDT

The College Football Playoff has a plan to expand to 12 teams. The plan is neither final nor finalized, but there is a good chance what the CFP unveiled Thursday is going to be very close to what is implemented. When? Good question and one of several...

Schembechler son, players say Michigan coach knew of abuse

Jun. 10, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

NOVI, Mich. (AP) — One of late University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler’s sons and two of his former players described in detail Thursday how they were molested by the team's longtime doctor and how Schembechler turned a blind eye when they told him about the abuse, telling...

College Football Playoff considering expansion to 12 teams

Jun. 10, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

There was a time not so long ago, 2012 to be exact, when the big news in college football was conference commissioners simply using the word playoff when talking about the future of the sports' postseason format. Less than 10 years later, and eight years into College...

Ex-Ole Miss linebacker Jacquez Jones transfers to Kentucky

Jun. 10, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Former Mississippi veteran linebacker Jacquez Jones has transferred to Kentucky and will be immediately eligible to play for the Wildcats. The 6-foot, 235-pound Jones made 182 tackles while starting 19 of 33 games in three seasons with the Rebels....