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ACC's Phillips touts financial gains, intent to fight lawsuits in assertive stance for the future

Jul. 22, 2024 19:15 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Commissioner Jim Phillips firmly believes in the future of the Atlantic Coast Conference amid the uncertainty of realignment and the wholesale changes to the model of college athletics itself. He was ready to tell everyone why, too, as the league opened its...

SMU embracing challenge of 'moving up in weight class' and joining Atlantic Coast Conference

Jul. 22, 2024 17:47 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rhett Lashlee isn’t naive about the enormous challenge facing Southern Methodist as his team transitions to the Atlantic Coast Conference this season. But that hasn’t dampened the third-year head coach's confidence. “It’s a jump. We are...

Michigan's accused sign-stealing ex-staffer Connor Stalions is subject of upcoming show on Netflix

Jul. 22, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Connor Stalions is set to share his side of the story from an alleged sign-stealing scheme within Michigan's football team before the Wolverines went on to win the national championship. Netflix announced Monday that the fourth season of “Untold” will...

Wisconsin becomes 16th Big Ten school to sell alcohol in general seating areas at football games

Jul. 22, 2024 15:31 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin will begin selling alcohol in general seating areas at Camp Randall Stadium this season. The university's decision, announced on Monday, leaves Nebraska and Northwestern as the only two schools who aren't allowing general seating alcohol sales in the...

Illinois hires former UTEP coach Dana Dimel as a senior offensive assistant

Jul. 22, 2024 15:05 PM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Former UTEP coach Dana Dimel has been hired as a senior offensive assistant at Illinois, coach Bret Bielema announced Monday. Dimel was UTEP's coach from 2018-23 and previously was coach at Wyoming and Houston. The Miners were 5-26 over Dimel's...

LSU cornerback Javien Toviano arrested on accusation of video voyeurism, authorities say

Jul. 21, 2024 18:59 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU sophomore cornerback Javien Toviano surrendered to authorities Sunday on charges of video voyeurism, the East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's office said. Toviano, 19, of Arlington, Texas, is accused of recording himself having sex with a woman without her...

Utah State football player dies in an apparent drowning at reservoir

Jul. 21, 2024 10:54 AM EDT

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Utah State cornerback Andre Seldon Jr. died Saturday in an apparent drowning at Porcupine Reservoir, according to the school. A search began Saturday afternoon after callers reported that a young man seen diving from cliffs at the reservoir did not resurface, the...

Utah State says Blake Anderson fired for interviewing potential victim after Aggies player's arrest

Jul. 20, 2024 14:49 PM EDT

Utah State's Blake Anderson was fired for contacting a potential domestic violence victim and a witness to the incident after an Aggies football player was arrested, and failing to properly report the case, according to a termination letter sent to the coach earlier this month. The...

EA Sports College Football 25, among most anticipated sports video games in history, hits the market

Jul. 19, 2024 19:21 PM EDT

EA Sports College Football 25, among the most highly anticipated sports video games of all time, has flooded the market as gamers who waited more than a decade for the franchise's next installment rush to play. The game officially launched Friday, with EA Sports increasing its server...

Media picks Georgia as overwhelming SEC favorite, followed by newcomer Texas

Jul. 19, 2024 13:33 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Georgia is the heavy favorite to win the Southeastern Conference title and is picked to face league newcomer Texas in the championship game. The Bulldogs received 165 votes to win the SEC title among reporters covering league media days, which ended Thursday in...