• Lane Kiffin, Florida Atlantic reportedly pull scholarship from committed prospect
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    Dr. Saturday

    Lane Kiffin, Florida Atlantic reportedly pull scholarship from committed prospect

    Florida Atlantic hired Lane Kiffin on Dec. 12. A week after the new staff at UConn pulled the scholarship of New Jersey linebacker Ryan Dickens, another prospect has been left scrambling for a new school. This time, it’s D.J. Charles, a safety from Orlando who had been committed to Florida Atlantic since October.

  • Nate Diaz is going after a boxing license because UFC put him ‘on the shelf’
    Mixed Martial Arts
    Washington Post6 hours ago

    Nate Diaz is going after a boxing license because UFC put him ‘on the shelf’

    Nate Diaz is a disgruntled employee right now. It’s been six months since he lost to Conor McGregor at UFC 202, yet despite being cleared to compete in September, Diaz still has no upcoming fights. “I know what this is,” the 31-year-old Californian told the Los Angeles Times on Saturday. “I’m being put on the shelf.” And so Diaz is doing what anyone else unhappy with their workplace might do — he’s looking for opportunities elsewhere. “That’s why I’m trying to get a [Nevada] boxing license,” he said. Diaz stated his intention to apply for the license earlier this month, and according to Nevada State Athletic Commission Director Bob Bennett, he’s on track to get it once he fills out the paperwork.

  • College football satisfaction index: How happy are Big 12 fans with their coaches?
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    Yahoo Sports US

    College football satisfaction index: How happy are Big 12 fans with their coaches?

    The college football fan relationship with their favorite team’s head coach is highly volatile. Characterized by sharp autumnal mood swings and overreactions, it’s a bit like the Brangelina marriage – filled with drama.