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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2019, file photo, Oregon quarterback Tyler Shough, left, throws a pass against Nevada during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Eugene, Ore. Expected to finish atop the Pac-12, the Ducks open at home with Stanford. The rivalry game against Oregon State will still be Thanksgiving weekend. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch, File)

Oregon looks to Tyler Shough to replace Justin Herbert

Oct. 28, 2020 2:32 PM EDT

Easily the most obvious question for Oregon this season is how to move on after Justin Herbert. Tyler Shough hopes it's his time. And the Ducks seem to think so. Herbert started 42 games at Oregon, compiling a 29-13 record with 10,541 passing yards and 108 total touchdowns. He led the Ducks to the Pac-12...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Minnesota wide receiver Rashod Bateman (13) runs the ball down the field for a touchdown against Penn State during an NCAA college football game, in Minneapolis. Bateman has decided to opt back in to the 2020 football season in light of the Big Ten’s resumption of fall competition. That's contingent on the star junior gaining the necessary eligibility clearance. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)

Bateman back for Minnesota, but no Parsons for Penn State

Sep. 30, 2020 4:57 PM EDT

Minnesota is getting its star wide receiver back for an abbreviated Big Ten season. Penn State will not be so fortunate with its All-America linebacker. Minnesota announced Wednesday that Rashod Bateman was cleared to play this season by the NCAA and Big Ten after opting out in August. At Penn State, coach James...

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Clemson during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal in Glendale, Ariz. When Fields got together with some of his teammates last Saturday to watch college football on TV, the mood was dark. “Distraught,” Fields said. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Big Ten back in poll, not on field

Sep. 28, 2020 9:45 AM EDT

There was no way this was going to turn out anything but odd, and it's not going to get easier going forward. The college football season will not have all 10 FBS conferences playing until the first week of November. In the Associated Press college football poll, however, all Division I teams that plan to play in...

Oregon's Sewell opts out of the season for NFL Draft

Sep. 8, 2020 12:34 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon left tackle Penei Sewell, who won the Outland Trophy as a sophomore last season, has decided to opt out of the season to prepare for the 2021 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-3, 330-pound Sewell is expected to be one of the top picks in the draft. “The love and support I received...

FILE - Chanse Sylvie, left, head coach Lincoln Riley, center, and Creed Humphrey, right, lead the Oklahoma football team from the Unity Garden after they held a 57-second moment of silence in honor of the 57-year anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s

In summer of college athlete empowerment, what was gained?

Aug. 31, 2020 4:42 PM EDT

College athletes come and go, cycling through their programs and campuses in about four years. Organization has been difficult to attain. Motivating people to band together and fight for reforms when they might not be around to reap the benefits is challenging. This summer there have been signs that is changing....