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After loss in court, the NCAA is pausing investigations into third-party NIL deals with athletes

Mar. 01, 2024 20:15 PM EST

Following another courtroom loss, the NCAA has halted investigations into booster-backed collectives or other third parties making name, image and likeness compensation deals with Division I athletes. In a letter to member schools Friday, NCAA President Charlie Baker said the...

Former Alabama football players thank retired coach Nick Saban for helping them reach NFL combine

Mar. 01, 2024 19:21 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Some Alabama players saw the signs of Nick Saban's impending departure from college football long before his January retirement announcement. Others were every bit as surprised as the general public. Still, the Crimson Tide players attending this...

After loss in court, NCAA says it will pause investigations into third-party compensation deals with college athletes

Mar. 01, 2024 16:49 PM EST
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — After loss in court, NCAA says it will pause investigations into third-party compensation deals with college athletes.

Iowa State promotes tight ends coach Taylor Mouser to offensive coordinator as part of staff shuffle

Mar. 01, 2024 13:46 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State assistant Taylor Mouser has been promoted to offensive coordinator as part of staff changes following Nate Scheelhaase's departure for the Los Angeles Rams, Cyclones coach Matt Campbell announced Friday. Mouser replaces Scheelhaase, who joined the Rams'...

New Pac-12 Commissioner Teresa Gould: Oregon St., Wash. St, encouraged by interest in media rights

Feb. 29, 2024 17:43 PM EST

New Pac-12 Commissioner Teresa Gould said Thursday the conference's two remaining members, Oregon State and Washington State, are encouraged by the interest in the media rights to the schools' home football games and hope to have an agreement in place soon. Gould was promoted last...

NFL receiver, assistant coach Cotchery named head coach at Division II Limestone

Feb. 29, 2024 16:21 PM EST

GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) — Former NFL receiver and assistant coach Jerricho Cotchery has been named head football coach at Division II Limestone. Cotchery had been the school's assistant head coach and receivers coach the past two seasons. He was promoted after head coach Mike Furrey...

Analysis: Big Ten and SEC power play undermines credibility of playoff, marginalizes ACC and Big 12

Feb. 29, 2024 16:18 PM EST

The College Football Playoff unveiled a 12-team format in the spring of 2021 that looked like an exciting step in the evolution of the postseason, with potential to lift the sport's national profile even further while boosting all five power conferences and keeping the other five relevant. ...

South Carolina names Furrey as its receivers coach, 3rd person to hold spot since December

Feb. 29, 2024 09:44 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina has hired former NFL player and assistant coach Mike Furrey as its wide receivers coach, the third person to hold that position since the season ended. Furrey, who led the NFC with 98 catches in 2006 with the Detroit Lions, was most recently...

CFP discussing 14-team model with 3 automatic bids each for Big Ten, SEC, AP sources say

Feb. 28, 2024 22:09 PM EST

College Football Playoff officials are considering a 14-team format that would guarantee three spots each for the Big Ten and Southeastern Conference, two for the Atlantic Coast Conference and Big 12 and one for the highest-ranked team from the other five leagues, two people with direct knowledge...

Clemson, Swinney hoping to build off 5-game winning streak to finish 2023

Feb. 28, 2024 19:07 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney challenged his team to finish a spiraling season strong and the Tigers complied, ending with five straight victories. Swinney now wants his players to keep pushing forward as Clemson opened spring workouts Wednesday. ...