College football

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2017 photo, five Kennesaw State University cheerleaders take a knee during the national anthem prior to a college football game against North Greenville, in Kennesaw, Ga. As protests over racial injustice grab national attention in pro sports, some college and university officials are having pre-emptive talks with student-athletes and consulting each other amid concerns that such actions will spread to college sports, according to emails released Thursday, Oct. 19. After the cheerleaders at Kennesaw State University knelt during the national anthem at the September football game, athletic officials there sought advice from their counterparts at schools including the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Duke University and Purdue University. (Cory Hancock /Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
October 19, 2017 - 5:49 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — As protests over racial injustice grab national attention in pro sports, some college and university officials are having pre-emptive talks with student-athletes and consulting each other amid concerns that such actions will spread to college sports, according to emails released...
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October 19, 2017 - 1:35 pm
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — East Carolina and BYU have added two more games to their football series. ECU officials said Thursday that the Pirates will visit BYU in 2022 and the Cougars will return the trip in 2024. The teams are playing on Saturday in Greenville to complete their initial two-game...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives for an appeal hearing at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. A Pennsylvania judge is set to announce whether Sandusky will get a second shot at persuading a jury he’s innocent of child molestation charges. Judge John Foradora says he’ll post his opinion and order in Sandusky’s request for a new trial or dismissal of charges online at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 18, 2017 - 1:11 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence. Judge John Foradora denied Sandusky's requests for a new trial or for...
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Kennesaw State University cheerleaders, from left to right, Shlondra Young, Tommia Dean and Kennedy Town stand outside the student center on the school's campus in Kennesaw, Ga., Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The three are part of a group of cheerleaders from the Georgia college that say they'll take a knee in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday's homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after an earlier demonstration. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin)
October 18, 2017 - 11:57 am
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A powerful lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president to take action after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained the text messages under Georgia's open records...
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File-This Oct. 14, 2017, file photo shows Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) running for a first down against Texas during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Dallas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
October 17, 2017 - 1:28 pm
Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma and star running backs Bryce Love of Stanford and Saquon Barkley of Penn State lead The Associated Press midseason All-America team, along with two defensive backs from No. 1 Alabama. The team released Tuesday was selected by 16 members of the AP Top 25 voting panel...
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October 17, 2017 - 6:49 am
READING, Pa. (AP) — Three football players who were cut from the team at Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania for kneeling during the national anthem have been offered reinstatement. In an open letter shared to the school's website Monday, Albright President Jacquelyn Fetrow says ongoing...
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Bill Moos is announced at a news conference in Lincoln, Neb., as the new athletic director at Nebraska, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (Kaylay Wolf/The Journal-Star via AP)
October 15, 2017 - 9:14 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska football fans longing to recapture the Cornhuskers' glorious past can be assured that the school's new athletic director knows his history. One of the first anecdotes Bill Moos told at his introductory news conference Sunday was about tuning into those classic Nebraska...
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October 15, 2017 - 7:44 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina running back Rico Dowdle will have surgery on a fractured bone in his left leg and miss an extended part of the remaining season. Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp said Dowdle will have the operation later this week after leaving in the second quarter of the team's...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens catches a touchdown pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill.. Penn State is No. 2 in The Associated Press College football poll behind now unanimous No. 1 Alabama after a wild weekend of upsets gave the Top 25 a major makeover. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
October 15, 2017 - 2:03 pm
Penn State has climbed to No. 2 in The Associated Press College football poll behind unanimous No. 1 Alabama after a wild weekend of upsets gave the Top 25 a major makeover. A season-high seven ranked teams, including four in the top 10, lost to unranked teams on Friday and Saturday. Defending...
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October 14, 2017 - 11:23 pm
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Justice Hansen threw for five touchdowns as Arkansas State kept Coastal Carolina winless in conference with a 51-17 victory on Saturday night. Hansen had 286 yards passing for the Red Wolves (3-2, 2-0 Sun Belt). He also ran for 68 yards. Sawyer Williams kicked three field...
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