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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,...

Cardinals QB Kyler Murray on smack: 'Vegas is Vegas'

Sep. 21, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray appears content to let face smacks that happened in Vegas stay in Vegas. Police in Las Vegas said on Monday that they were investigating allegations that a fan in the stands struck the Cardinals quarterback amid celebrations of Arizona’s 29-23...

DA: 10 students face juvenile court charges in hazing case

Sep. 20, 2022 16:34 PM EDT

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania prosecutor announced charges in juvenile court Tuesday against 10 students in connection with alleged hazing of high school football players that prompted cancellation of the team's season. Dauphin County prosecutors said two Middletown players...

Former USC dean pleads guilty in political bribery case

Sep. 19, 2022 21:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former dean at the University of Southern California pleaded guilty Monday in a bribery case involving a powerful Los Angeles politician who promised to help steer a multi-million contract to the school if his son got a scholarship and a teaching job. Marilyn...

Police investigating allegation that fan struck Kyler Murray

Sep. 19, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas said Monday they’re investigating allegations that a fan in the stands struck Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray amid celebrations of Arizona’s 29-23 overtime victory over the Raiders. Murray was high-fiving front-row spectators at...

Iowa St. announces plans for 'CYTown' mixed-use development

Sep. 19, 2022 11:32 AM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State announced plans Monday for a $200 million retail, office and entertainment development called “CYTown” between Jack Trice Stadium and Hilton Coliseum. The development will sit on a three-acre site north of the stadium and occupy a pregame party area...

Arizona State fires Edwards following loss to MAC school

Sep. 18, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State athletic director Ray Anderson made a calculated gamble in hiring a football coach five years ago, one that earned the school a national mocking. He hoped Herm Edwards, despite no head college coaching experience and nine years in a television...