• Nick Saban rips media, NCAA's new camp rules
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    Nick Saban rips media, NCAA's new camp rules

    Alabama coach Nick Saban went on a fiery rant against the media and NCAA, and made it clear the Crimson Tide are not going to a conservative offense after losing the national title game. Saban responded to a "ball-control question" from a reporter during Alabama's spring practice press conference on Tuesday and then moved on to rip the NCAA's camp rules. "I don't know where you came up with where we go to ball control," Saban said. "That's not what we do. The New England Patriots threw the ball over 60-something percent of the time, which is more than we threw it. So, where does that assumption come from or do you do what everybody else in the media does -- create some (expletive) and throw it

  • Former Baylor player Sam Ukwuachu's rape conviction overturned
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    Former Baylor player Sam Ukwuachu's rape conviction overturned

    The rape conviction of former Baylor defensive end Sam Ukwuachu has been overturned after an appeal. Ukwuachu’s attorneys appealed the August 2015 conviction of the Boise State transfer, who was found guilty of raping a female soccer player at the school in October of 2013. The appeal was based on an argument regarding text messages used as evidence in the case.

  • Five reasons Michigan will win the Big Ten this year
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    Five reasons Michigan will win the Big Ten this year

    Most of the Big Ten is hard at work by this time in March, trying to find a way to dethrone Penn State and win a conference title next December. It might be nine months away, but we’re taking a look this week at some of the top title contenders in 2017 and the reasons they have a legitimate shot to be making confetti snow angels in Indianapolis next winter. Up next is Michigan, which begins its spring practice Friday after a few months to stew over three losses in its final four games by a total of five points. The Wolverines were close in the second year of coach Jim Harbaugh’s tenure in Ann Arbor. Here are five good arguments for the Wolverines taking the next step in Year 3. 1. Speed, speed