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August 20, 2018

Brewer named Big 12 co-freshman of the year

Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer was named Big 12 offensive co-freshman of the year by the league’s coaches.

Bears expect bigger, better things in future with Rhule

The veteran Baylor football players are accustomed to going to bowl games every season and strengthening the team’s bond by practicing thro…

College Football

That scrutinized bit of Meyer's OSU contract may be new norm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigation of how football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic violence accusations against an assistant has dr…

Maryland to wear helmet sticker to honor Jordan McNair

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Members of the Maryland football team will wear a helmet sticker with No. 79 to honor former teammate Jordan McNai…

Allen goes from 'Last Chance U' to 2nd chance at Texas Tech

Dakota Allen went from thinking that one huge mistake would keep him from ever playing football again to "Last Chance U" — and then an unex…

Sex scandals fester at unhealthy organizations, experts say

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Of all the horrific details contained in the Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sexual abuse in the Cathol…

Redshirt freshmen ready for action after year-long wait

Redshirt freshmen are becoming less common as more players contribute straight out of high school. They still can have an impact, though.

Maryland Board of Regents takes control of McNair probe

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland Board of Regents has assumed authority over the investigation into the death of Jordan …

Luck, RG3 following different paths through NFL careers

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III spent most of their football careers going head to head.

Colorado to allow stadium-wide alcohol sales again

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado will allow alcohol sales in the general concourse areas at Folsom Field for the first time in more than two …

Investigators to give Ohio St report on Meyer next week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says factfinders investigating coach Urban Meyer's handling of domestic abuse allegations against a former…

FAU favored to repeat at C-USA champ after change under Lane

Lane Kiffin knew very little about Conference USA before he became Florida Atlantic's head coach. Same for Butch Davis at Florida Internati…

Michigan-Notre Dame leads off games to watch in 2018

Remember last year, when everyone was eyeing the season-opening Alabama-Florida State game as one of the most anticipated matchups?

Oklahoma coach Riley ready to build on success in 2nd year

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A year ago, new Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley was scrambling to find his way after Bob Stoops' abrupt retirement put hi…

Embrace the hype: Washington clear favorite in Pac-12

SEATTLE (AP) — When Myles Gaskin first arrived at Washington, the outside expectations for the Huskies were very different. They weren't se…

Even with Meyer sidelined, expectations high for Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Coach Urban Meyer's future at Ohio State might be in doubt, but the talent level on the field for the Buckeyes certai…

Jordan McNair's dad: Maryland should fire suspended coach

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin should be fire…

AP Source: TCU loses DT Blacklock to season-ending injury

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU has lost standout defensive tackle Ross Blacklock to a season-ending Achilles injury.

Heisman hopeful Grier wants to lead WVU to 1st Big 12 title

Maybe Will Grier can do at West Virginia what Baker Mayfield did with Oklahoma before going to the NFL.