• AAC commissioner: 'It looks like' some members will leave for Big 12

    American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco, addresses the media during an NCAA football media day in Newport, R.I., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. The American Athletic Conference will probably lose at least one member to the Big 12. “I’ve been talking to the (athletic directors) and the…

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  • Steve Spurrier returns 'home' as ambassador, consultant

    Steve Spurrier, who already has a statue outside Florida's football stadium and recently had the field named after him, will now serve as ambassador and consultant for the school's athletic department. Spurrier resigned from a similar position at South Carolina on Friday before the Gators announced…

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  • Oklahoma State WR Marcell Ateman has foot surgery

    Oklahoma State wide receiver Marcell Ateman could miss the first month of the 2016 season. It looks like Oklahoma State will be without a starting wide receiver when the season begins. According to The Oklahoman, Marcell Ateman recently underwent surgery to repair a broken bone in his foot.

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  • BC-FBC--T25-All-Time AP Poll,ADVISORY

    The Associated Press Top 25 poll has been an essential part of college football for 80 years. For the first time, the AP has compiled the data from the more than 1,100 weekly polls to determine the All-Time Top 100 programs. To help you with your planning for this special package, we will have the…

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  • Lamar Thomas seeks to lift play of Kentucky wide receivers

    Lamar Thomas is never short on words, chatting up anything and anybody no matter the subject. Thomas is among five new assistants brought in by Wildcats coach Mark Stoops this season in hopes of making the program's first bowl appearance since 2010. Thomas arrives after two seasons at rival…

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  • CFP abandons plan to play most of its semifinals on Dec. 31

    The College Football Playoff has abandoned a plan to play most of its semifinals on New Year's Eves after television ratings tumbled last year, moving the dates of future games to ensure they will be played either on a weekend or a holiday. Magnus said ESPN was not directly involved in the decision…

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  • MAC commissioner calls for restrictions on satellite camps

    Western Michigan coach P.J. Fleck would love to be able to go toe to toe with Jim Harbaugh, bouncing around to all sorts of satellite camps in the offseason. Fleck and other coaches in the Mid-American Conference can certainly benefit from satellite camps, but the issue remains a complicated one.…

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  • NCAA recommends 1 live-contact football practice per week

    The NCAA football oversight committee recommended Division I football programs hold only one ''live-contact'' practice per week. The current guidelines, which are not enforceable rules, allow two live practices per week. The new guidelines announced Wednesday will take effect this season.

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  • Clemson DL Christian Wilkins can catch passes on a bike (Video)

    Wilkins executed a fake punt against OU in the Orange Bowl (Getty). If defensive lineman Christian Wilkins wasn’t listed at over 300 pounds, it’s easy to see him playing another position. Take a look at this catch Wilkins made at Clemson’s practice facility while riding a bicycle.

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  • Pick Six: Pivotal players who could help decide Big 12 title

    As Charlie Strong has learned in two years as Texas coach, the Big 12 is not a conference for a team trying to find an offensive identity. As usual, the Big 12 has some star quarterbacks. Looking past the stars, here six players whose performances will be pivotal for their Big 12 teams in 2016.

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  • North Texas WR Turner Smiley arrested for DWI

    Smiley had 25 catches in 2015 (Getty). North Texas’ leading returning receiver was arrested for DWI Wednesday morning. According to the Denton Record-Chronicle, Turner Smiley was booked into the Denton City Jail at approximately 4 a.m. after an officer found him in a vehicle after reports of an…

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  • Ex-Baylor staffer requests Pepper Hamilton report release (Update)

    Former Baylor employee Thomas Hill offered details of the events that led to his firing. Hill told ESPN he was “interrogated” by Pepper Hamilton, the law firm that investigated Baylor’s handling of multiple sexual assault allegations, about an alleged rape involving a women’s volleyball player and…

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  • East Carolina wants everyone to know it hopes to join Big 12

    The school is conducting a campaign on its social media platforms to tout the reasons it deserves strong consideration. Associate athletic director for external operations Shelley Binegar is coordinating the ongoing effort that began last week when Big 12 presidents directed Commissioner Bob…

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  • Tebow won't say retired, intrigued by coaching, politics

    Tim Tebow will not call himself a retired football player though he could see himself as a future coach. One thing is for sure, he'll always be a Gator. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former Florida quarterback is getting prepared to begin another season as an analyst with the SEC Network and…

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  • Michigan State scholarship to honor Sadler

    Michigan State's athletic department is establishing a scholarship fund to honor Mike Sadler, the former Spartans punter who died in a car accident Saturday in Wisconsin. The Mike Sadler Legacy Football Scholarship Fund will enable a Michigan State football player to receive a scholarship each year…

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  • Social Hour: WVU DE arrested on drug charges, WMU picked to win MAC

    Western Michigan head coach P.J. Fleck is presumably excited his team was picked to win the MAC. (AP Photo/David Richard)

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  • Social Hour: Michigan State starts Mike Sadler Scholarship Fund

    The scholarship in Sadler’s name will be awarded to a MSU football player (Getty). • Michigan State has launched a scholarship fund in honor of former punter Mike Sadler. The endowment program creates a scholarship in Sadler’s name for a football player.

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  • Steve Spurrier joins Florida athletics as ambassador and consultant

    Steve Spurrier is headed back to Gainesville. The Head Ball Coach stepped down as South Carolina’s head coach after a rough start last year and now will return to his old stomping grounds, the University of Florida, to serve as an “ambassador and consultant” to the UF athletic department. Gators…

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  • BC-FBC--College Football Preview Package,ADVISORY

    To help you with your planning ahead of the college football season, we will have the following stories, photos and more in coming weeks, anchored by a special project surrounding the Top 25 poll, team and Power Five conference previews as well as two weekends of feature stories. This digest is…

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  • NCAA recommends reduction in full-contact practices

    The NCAA is aiming to take another step to make college football safer for student-athletes. The Division I Football Oversight Committee formally recommended Wednesday that D-I programs reduce the number of “live-contact” practices from two to one per week during the season. The NCAA defines…

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