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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....

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2012, file photo, Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio, right, runs out on to the Michigan Stadium field alongside the school mascot, Sparty, before an NCAA college football game with Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. Dantonio announced his retirement Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, ending a 13-year run in which he guided the Spartans to heights they hadn't reached in decades.   (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio retiring after 13 seasons

Feb. 4, 2020 8:03 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — From “pride comes before the fall” to Little Giants, Mark Dantonio leaves Michigan State fans with an abundance of fond memories after bringing the Spartans to heights they hadn't reached in decades. Dantonio announced his retirement Tuesday, ending a 13-year run in...

Joe Burrow, quarterback de LSU, levanta el trofeo tras conquistar el campeonato nacional en el fútbol americano colegial, el lunes 13 de enero de 2020, con un triunfo sobre Clemson en Nueva Orleáns (AP Foto/Sue Ogrocki)

LSU's Burrow adds Manning Award to 2019 collection

Jan. 29, 2020 7:56 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LSU record-setting quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow has been named the recipient of the Manning Award for the 2019 season. The award, which is administered by the Sugar Bowl and was announced on Wednesday, is presented to the nation's top college quarterback and is the...

Iowa AD selected new playoff selection committee chairman

Jan. 22, 2020 2:07 PM EST

Iowa athletic director Gary Barta has been chosen as the new chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee. Barta will replace Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens, who served as chairman and de facto spokesman for the committee the last two seasons. Barta was appointed to the selection committee...

Top Minnesota teacher takes knee at LSU-Clemson game

Jan. 16, 2020 8:25 PM EST

A former Minnesota Teacher of the Year staged a protest at the College Football Playoff championship attended by President Donald Trump by taking a knee during the national anthem. Kelly Holstine was among top teachers from around the country attending Monday night's game at the Superdome in New Orleans in which...

FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 file photo, Ohio State head coach Ryan Day during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football game against Clemson in Glendale, Ariz. The playoff loss to Clemson that ended Ohio State’s season will sting for a long time, coach Ryan Day acknowledged Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. The Buckeyes will move on, but the terrible taste in their mouths will linger and, he hopes, motivate next season's team.(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Ohio State's Day won't soon forget team's playoff stumble

Jan. 15, 2020 6:51 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The playoff loss to Clemson that ended Ohio State’s season will sting for a long time, coach Ryan Day acknowledged Wednesday. The Buckeyes will move on, and he hopes the terrible taste in their mouths will motivate next season's team. Ohio State, 13-0 at the time, was beaten...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Jan. 15, 2020 2:16 PM EST

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ Jan. 14 The Post and Courier on Clemson University's lost to Louisiana State University in the College Football Playoff National Championship: Clemson’s 42-25 loss to Louisiana State University in Monday (Jan. 13) night’s national championship...

LSU fans can snap photo with National Championship Trophy

Jan. 14, 2020 5:48 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University fans reveling over the Tigers' College Football Playoff National Championship win can continue the party by snapping a photo with the championship trophy. The trophy will be displayed for fans in two Baton Rouge locations this week, news outlets reported....

LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss scores a touchdown past Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the second half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

TV audience up slightly from last year for CFP championship

Jan. 14, 2020 4:14 PM EST

LSU's national championship game victory against Clemson drew nearly 26 million viewers to ESPN, up slightly from last year's final. ESPN said Tuesday that viewership for the three-game College Football Playoff increased 4% from last season, when Clemson beat Alabama in the championship. The network's...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) smiles after Clemson defeated Ohio State 29-23 in the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Trevor vs Justin; Bama vs LSU and other top stories in 2020

Jan. 14, 2020 2:01 PM EST

Six story lines that will define 2020: TREVOR VS. JUSTIN The first meeting between Georgia natives Trevor Lawrence of Clemson and Justin Fields of Ohio State produced a classic College Football Playoff semifinal. Both are entering their junior years, which most likely will be their final college seasons. If they...