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Following verdict in Floyd case, USC football reflects

Apr. 20, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

USC was supposed to take the field on Tuesday for one of its final practices of the spring football season. The Trojans decided football was secondary. A short time after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and...

NCAA, Youngstown State agree to violations under Bo Pelini

Apr. 20, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Youngstown State football on Tuesday was placed on probation for two years and hit with recruiting sanctions by the NCAA after the school and the association agreed several rules violations were committed under former head coach Bo Pelini. Using...

UTEP athletics punished over football, softball violations

Apr. 20, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — UTEP football coach Dana Dimel and former softball coach Tobin Echo-Hawk received one-year show-cause restrictions and the athletic department was placed on a year's probation Tuesday over NCAA violations in both programs. The NCAA said the...

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson will speak at NC State graduation

Apr. 20, 2021 07:16 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — NFL quarterback and N.C. State University alumnus Russell Wilson will return to the school this spring as a commencement speaker for the 2021 graduation ceremonies. A news release from the university on Monday said Wilson will attend two in-person...

On College Football: Who would make 15-team super league?

Apr. 20, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

Long before the Big Ten had 14 teams and the Pac-8 had grown to the Pac-12, there were folks in college sports tossing around the idea of a national football conference. Back in the 1950s, Pittsburgh athletic director Tom Hamilton proposed Southern California, UCLA,...

Virginia coach: WR Davis, LB Bennett out with knee injuries

Apr. 19, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall said Monday that wide receiver Lavell Davis Jr. and linebacker Chico Bennett Jr. have sustained ACL injuries during spring practice and will be sidelined until at least November. Davis, a 6-foot-7 sophomore,...

Hoosiers, Fighting Irish agree to 2-game series in 2030-31

Apr. 19, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana and Notre Dame will end a nearly a 40-year series hiatus after school officials announced Monday they would open the next decade with a two-game football series. Notre Dame will host Indiana on Aug. 31, 2030, the first contest between...

Rozier, Hornets snap 4-game skid, beat Blazers 109-101

Apr. 18, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier told coach James Borrego before Sunday night's game that the Charlotte Hornets needed a win over Portland, and that he was available to play extra minutes, if needed. Rozier broke loose 34 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds in 39...

Glass leads Alabama A&M to 38-14 rout of Alabama State

Apr. 18, 2021 00:22 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Aqeel Glass capped his final Magic City Classic with three touchdown passes after halftime as Alabama A&M broke open a tight game to defeat Alabama State 38-14 on Saturday night and cinch a Southwest Athletic Conference divisional title. ...

Efficient Nick leads S. Carolina St. past Delaware St. in OT

Apr. 17, 2021 22:24 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Tyrece Nick completed four passes, three going for touchdowns, and South Carolina State beat Delaware State 31-28 in overtime on Saturday. BJ Davis sacked Delaware State quarterback Jared Lewis for a 15-yard loss and forced him into a fumble which was...