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Six games added to Rocky Mountain Showdown series

Apr. 13, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado and Colorado State have agreed to play each other six more times in the Rocky Mountain Showdown rivalry, all of them on campus. The agreement announced Tuesday means the rivals 45 miles apart will play eight times in the next 18 years. ...

TSU hires 1st-time coach Eddie George hoping for revival

Apr. 13, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State is banking on Eddie George's name, connections and football knowledge as a former NFL running back to return the proud program with 13 Black national championships to national prominence. TSU, a historically Black college or...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Apr. 13, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

Kansas City Star. April 9, 2021. Editorial: Who does this and keeps his job? Kansas Senate leader Suellentrop, leave or be ousted God forbid you ever would. But let’s say you drive drunk, at twice the legal blood alcohol limit, and on the wrong...

Tennessee State to make "major announcement" on athletics

Apr. 12, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State has scheduled a Tuesday news conference for a “major announcement,” with former NFL running back Eddie George expected to be introduced as the new football coach. TSU announced Monday that coach Rod Reed’s contract is not...

Life-sized elephant statue installed at U of Alabama stadium

Apr. 12, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A life-sized statue of an elephant was moved Monday to a street corner outside the University of Alabama’s football stadium after 20 years at a country club. The 7-ton (6.35-metric tonne) bronze now stands on a tall pedestal outside...

Wyoming football recruit killed in Dallas hotel shooting

Apr. 12, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A member of Wyoming’s 2021 football recruiting class was shot to death at a Texas hotel. Tony Evans Jr., 17, died at a hospital after the shooting early Sunday at the Hawthorn Suites near the Dallas Love Field Airport. Another person, whom police...

Bachus throws for 3 TDs, UT-Martin beat Tennessee Tech 40-7

Apr. 11, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — John Bachus passed for 265 yards and three touchdowns and UT-Martin never trailed in its 40-7 win over Tennessee Tech on Sunday, the season finale for both teams. Andrew Henley took a lateral from Bachus and hit Payton Logan in stride for a 39-yard...

Hess, Bunch help SE Missouri St. beat Tennessee St. 46-23

Apr. 11, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Geno Hess ran for three touchdowns, Andrew Bunch accounted for two more, and Southeast Missouri State beat Tennessee State 46-23 on Sunday in the season finale for both teams. Hess finished with 11 carries for 83 yards. Bunch was 12-of-22...

Jacksonville St. beats Murray State, earns FCS playoff berth

Apr. 11, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Zion Webb passed for a touchdown and ran for two more to help Jacksonville State beat Murray State 28-14 on Sunday to win the Ohio Valley Conference regular-season title and clinch a berth in the FCS playoffs. Webb finished 17-of-28 passing for 239...

Sacred Heart beats Duquesne 34-27 in OT, wins NEC title

Apr. 11, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Julius Chestnut had 173 yards rushing, including a 6-yard touchdown run, Marquez McCray hit Nasheim Brantley for a 29-yard touchdown in overtime, and Sacred Heart held on to beat Duquesne 34-27 on Sunday to win the first-ever Northeast Conference championship game and earn...