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After Supreme Court backs praying coach, no sweeping changes

Sep. 29, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

Across the ideological spectrum, there were predictions of dramatic consequences when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a public high school football coach’s right to pray on the field after games. Yet three months after the decision — and well into the football season...

NCAA puts Memphis on 3 years' probation, no tourney ban

Sep. 27, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The NCAA put Memphis on three years of probation with a public reprimand and a fine Tuesday, but declined to punish Tigers coach Penny Hardaway or hand down an NCAA Tournament ban. The NCAA had accused Memphis of four Level I and two Level II violations,...

Texas Tech fined for field storming when Texas player shoved

Sep. 26, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech was fined $50,000 and reprimanded Monday by the Big 12 Conference because fans stormed the field following an overtime victory against rival Texas, a celebration during which a video showed one of them shoving a Longhorns player. A post on Texas...

Ga Tech fires Geoff Collins in 4th season with 10-28 mark

Sep. 26, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Geoff Collins is out as Georgia Tech’s football coach, fired Monday in the midst of his fourth season after failing to make headway with a brash plan to turn the Yellow Jackets into a national powerhouse through branding and promoting Atlanta’s big-city culture. ...

Georgia Tech fires football coach Geoff Collins, who went 10-28, and athletic director Todd Stansbury

Sep. 26, 2022 14:53 PM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech fires football coach Geoff Collins, who went 10-28, and athletic director Todd Stansbury.

Georgia Tech board calls meeting with Collins' future murky

Sep. 25, 2022 23:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech’s athletic association board has called a meeting for Monday and the future of football coach Geoff Collins appears to be in the balance. Georgia Tech spokesman Mike Flynn said Sunday the meeting will be open only to board members. The...

Nebraska takes step to creating Memorial Stadium of future

Sep. 22, 2022 14:44 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With Memorial Stadium on the cusp of its 100th anniversary, the Nebraska athletic department on Thursday set the stage for a massive renovation that will make the venue more fan friendly for decades to come. University leaders also announced a new multimedia...

No. 13 Utah travels to face Arizona State, new coach Aguano

Sep. 22, 2022 12:51 PM EDT

No. 13 Utah (2-1) at Arizona State (1-2), Saturday, 10:30 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: Utah by 15 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Arizona State leads 22-10. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Utes and Sun Devils both enter conference play...

No. 13 Utah big favorite on road against reeling Arizona St

Sep. 22, 2022 08:53 AM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State would have a tough task beating No. 13 Utah this weekend even in ideal circumstances. Nothing about the past week has been ideal. The Sun Devils will play their first game with interim coach Shaun Aguano in charge when they host the Utes on...

5 Kentucky players sue Lexington police over 2021 arrests

Sep. 21, 2022 19:30 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Five of six Kentucky football players cleared by a grand jury last year on burglary charges have sued a Lexington police officer who directed the investigation of a March 2021 incident at an off-campus private party. Reuben Adams, Jutahn McClain, Vito Tisdale,...