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Big Ten embraces College Football Playoff expansion

Jul. 23, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Big Ten is mostly embracing the notion of College Football Playoff expansion. Commissioner Kevin Warren has not definitively backed the proposal to grow the CFP from four to 12 teams, wanting to give time for his constituents to chime in. ...

College coaches working to learn NIL impact on recruiting

Jul. 23, 2021 02:37 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Devin Leary can only imagine what it's like being a high school recruit in the era of college athletes finally being able to profit from their fame. North Carolina State’s fourth-year quarterback figures there will be plenty of questions about how to cash in. ...

Angels 1st to select exclusively pitchers in amateur draft

Jul. 13, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

Mike Trout has helped the Los Angeles Angels score a lot of runs over the years. Preventing them has been a bigger issue. LA's scouting department is going all out to solve that problem. The Angels became the first club ever to select exclusively...

Alabama, Saban agree to new 8-year deal through 2028 season

Jun. 07, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban, who has won a record seven national championships, has agreed to a three-year contract extension running through the 2028 season. Alabama announced the extension on Monday, including $8.425 million in base salary and a...

Clemson DE Foster changes mind, will return to Tigers

May. 05, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson defensive end Justin Foster, who missed the 2020 season due to COVID-19 and asthma, has changed his mind about leaving the Tigers and will rejoin the program. Foster, a 6-foot-2, 275-pound senior from Shelby, North Carolina, had decided to...

Jaguars open NFL draft, Meyer era by drafting Lawrence

Apr. 30, 2021 00:35 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars waited more than four months to make the easiest and maybe most significant pick in franchise history. As obvious as it was, fireworks and frivolity followed. A sold-out draft party that included...

Top two ACC offenses look to new faces to keep humming

Apr. 26, 2021 21:13 PM EDT

The Atlantic Coast Conference's top offenses should be right back in the flow next season. There will just be some new faces at North Carolina and Clemson that will be piling up the yards. The Tar Heels, who led the ACC with more than 537 yards a game, still have perhaps...