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Graham resigns as Hawaii football coach amid controversy

Jan. 15, 2022 00:51 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Todd Graham resigned as the University of Hawaii’s football coach Friday, stepping down amid controversy after completing the second-year of a five-year contract. Graham resigned a week after former players and some parents testified before a state legislative...

Hawaii lawmakers hear football program concerns

Jan. 08, 2022 19:31 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii Board of Regents plans to address the issue of morale on the university's football team following a legislative hearing that featured testimony from former players and that the university system president criticized as one-sided. More than...

UNLV promotes interim AD Harper to full-time job

Jan. 03, 2022 15:02 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UNLV has promoted interim athletic director Erick Harper to serve in the job full time. Harper's hiring, announced on Monday, was effective Jan. 1. He had served as interim athletic director since Desiree Reed-Francois left UNLV for Missouri in August. ...

Air Force uses rare passing game to win First Responder Bowl

Dec. 28, 2021 20:12 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Air Force changed its strategy Tuesday for the First Responder Bowl, taking inspiration from its name and trying out its passing game. It worked. Haaziq Daniels threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to give Air Force a 31-28 win over Louisville. ...

Louisville faces options in 1st Responder Bowl vs. Air Force

Dec. 27, 2021 20:15 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Louisville coach Scott Satterfield is having flashbacks to his days as a player and coach in the Southern Conference and the triple-option teams there. None of those likely ran that offense as well as Air Force does. Air Force, which the Cardinals face Tuesday in the...

Western Michigan cruises past Nevada for 2nd bowl victory

Dec. 27, 2021 16:00 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Kaleb Eleby threw two touchdowns and ran for another and Western Michigan recorded its second bowl victory in program history, rolling past Nevada 52-24 in the Quick Lane Bowl on Monday. Sean Tyler rushed for 146 yards on 14 carries and returned a kickoff 100 yards...

Air Force going for 10 in 1st Responder Bowl vs. Louisville

Dec. 27, 2021 15:57 PM EST

First Responder Bowl: Air Force (9-3) vs. Louisville (6-6), Tuesday, 3:15 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Louisville by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE Air Force has won its last three games...

Nevada missing leaders at Quick Lane Bowl vs. W. Michigan

Dec. 26, 2021 14:50 PM EST

Quick Lane Bowl: Western Michigan (7-5) vs. Nevada (8-4), Dec. 27, 11 a.m. Eastern (ESPN) Line: Western Michigan by 6.5, according to FanDuel Sportsbook Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE The Broncos will seek their second...

Hawaii Bowl canceled on eve of game after Hawaii pulls out

Dec. 24, 2021 00:56 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Bowl was canceled Thursday after Hawaii withdrew from its game against Memphis on the eve of the contest because of COVID-19, season-ending injuries and transfers. “We are disappointed our season has to end this way,” Hawaii coach Todd Graham said in...

Hawaii has pulled out of the Hawaii Bowl game against Memphis because of COVID-19, season-ending injuries and transfers

Dec. 23, 2021 22:16 PM EST
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has pulled out of the Hawaii Bowl game against Memphis because of COVID-19, season-ending injuries and transfers.