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NCAA Sets Hearing Date For UNC Academic Case

North Carolina will appear before an NCAA infractions committee panel Oct. 28 for a hearing on the school’s long-running academic fraud scandal. The hearing takes place in Indianapolis and will focus on procedural arguments made by the school when it received the five charges. According to a letter UNC released from the NCAA, the panel does not have a purpose of finding facts or...
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Cleveland Browns To Part Ways With Receiver Josh Gordon

According to reports by ESPN, the Cleveland Browns intend to part ways with wide receiver Josh Gordon. Gordon is currently serving a four-game suspension after committing several violations of the NFL’s substance abuse policy. He announced Thursday that he is entering a rehabilitation facility because he wants to “gain full control of [his] life.” Following this announcement...
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Georgia Running Back Nick Chubb Out Against Tennessee

Georgia’s star running back Nick Chubb is sitting out of Saturday’s game versus Tennessee after due to an injury. The news was first reported by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, which said Chubb would not play against the Volunteers. Henry Chubb, Nick’s father, spoke with the newspaper and told them he doubted his son would play on Saturday. “I don’t think he’s going...
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Nick Saban Is Disappointed With Departure Of Blake Barnett

On Wednesday evening Alabama head coach Nick Saban said he had heard nothing about the possibility of second-string quarterback Blake Barnett’s transfer. Just one day later, the coach has confirmed Barnett’s departure and has expressed some negative emotions about the whole situation. “We received word this afternoon that Blake Barnett has officially withdrawn from school and...
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J.J. Watt Placed On Injury Reserve With Back Injury

The Houston Texans have placed J.J. Watt on injured reserve after the star re-injured his back. According to reports, Watt is expected to sit out at least until December, and possibly even the rest of the season. Watt took to Twitter after the news was announced: Adversity sucks.Your attitude towards it doesn't have to.I will be back. pic.twitter.com/56lhtHYs7r — JJ Watt (@JJWatt...
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Nick Saban Knows Nothing About Blake Barnett Transfer

Alabama coach Nick Saban said he isn’t aware of any transfer for back up quarterback Blake Barnett, despite reports made that he has left the program. AL.com reported Barnett intends to transfer from the team, making him the fourth QB to leave Alabama since 2014. Saban addressed the issue on Wednesday: “I know there’s a lot swirling around about Blake Barnett,” Saban said...
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REPORT: Alabama Linebacker Tim Williams Facing Gun Charge

Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Tim Williams was arrested Thursday morning on a misdemeanor gun charge, the Tuscaloosa News has reported. According to the Tuscaloosa News, Williams was arrested by campus police for carrying a pistol without a permit. Other news sources have contacted the University of Alabama Police Department and a spokesman said there was no information on the...
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ACC Moves Championship Game To Orlando

The ACC football title game has officially found a new home for the 2016-17 season. The ACC Championship Game will move to Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, the conference announced Thursday. The game is set to kick off on Dec. 3 at either 7:45 pm on ESPN or 8 pm on ABC. The ACC decided to pull its championship game from the original Charlotte, North Carolina site because...
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NFL Free-Agent Greg Hardy Arrested For Drug Possession

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy was arrested on a cocaine possession charge in Texas. Hardy is currently a free agent, remaining unsigned after a complicated 2015 season that revolved around a domestic violence case. Hardy was released on a $5,000 bond Monday afternoon following his arrest. Police made the arrest during a routine stop for a traffic violation. Police...
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VIDEO: Nick Saban Disappointed With LSU’s Firing of Les Miles

LSU head coach Les Miles was fired on Sunday following the team’s 18-13 loss to Auburn on Saturday. Miles had been on the hot seat since last season, when his team couldn’t get it together and get enough wins in the SEC. Despite what could be considered failures in recent season, Miles was considered a great coach who posted a lot of wins and even helped LSU win a national championship...
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Les Miles Fired As LSU Coach Following Loss To Auburn

LSU has fired coach Les Miles after 12 years at the school. Offensive coordinator Cam Cameron was also fired in this overhaul of football leadership in Baton Rouge. The Tigers have officially promoted defensive coordinator Ed Orgeron as the team’s interim head coach. The decision came a day after the Tigers’ devastating, last-second 18-13 loss to Auburn. Athletic director Joe...
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VIDEO: Dee Gordon Hits Lead-Off Homer Following Fernandez Tribute

The entire city of Miami is at a loss for words after the news that Marlins ace Jose Fernandez had died early Sunday morning. The Miami Marlins team has been obviously devastated, shedding tears during press conferences, pregame workouts, and especially during the emotional tribute held before the game. One player who seemed truly devastated was Dee Gordon, who called Fernandez his...
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Miami Marlins Ace Jose Fernandez Dies In Boating Accident

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez died in a boating accident in Miami early Sunday morning. Fernandez was 24 years old. According to Lorenzo Veloz of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fernandez and two other men were killed in the accident. The U.S. Coast Guard found a 32-foot boat upside down on a jetty near Miami Beach around 3 a.m. Sunday. They reportedly found...
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Todd Stansbury Named Georgia Tech Athletic Director

Georgia Tech has named Todd Stansbury as the new athletic director on Thursday. Stansbury is a Georgia Tech alum and played linebacker for the school’s team in the early 1980s. He said he felt very comfortable at GT. “This is home,” said Stansbury. “This is where I found who I was.” Stansbury was the athletic director at Oregon State before coming to head the Yellow Jackets...
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Richard Sherman Denies Questions To Speak On Violence

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman declined taking any questions during Wednesday’s news conference to protest police shootings. Sherman took his time at the podium to share his thoughts on athletes promoting social change and about all the violence that has been occurring lately. “I’m not going to answer any questions today, and it’s no offense to you guys, but...
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Miami Hurricanes Unveils New Plans For Football Facility

The University of Miami has announced it will unveil plans for a new $30 million indoor football facility and operations center. The team will make the official announcement on Friday. The project has been talk about for a while, but things didn’t really pick up until Mark Richt was hired as the head coach last December. According to renderings of the project, the facility will...
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Miami Finds No Mistreatment To App. State Color Guard

The University of Miami was investigating allegations of mistreatment to the Appalachian State color guard made by one of the members. After a week, the football team has been cleared from all accusations. The member of the color guard claimed Miami players made inappropriate contact with several members of the guard as they ran onto the field before their game last Saturday. Mariah...
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PHOTOS: Miami Hurricanes Unveil New Retro Jerseys

Miami unveiled new throwback jerseys Monday as they get ready to start a new winning era under Mark Richt. In a truly respectful nod to the Hurricanes’ proud history, the jerseys mimic what the team wore during their dominant years in the 1980s and 1990s. The line is called “Legend of The U” and the team will wear them for the first time on Oct. 8 when they take on arch rival...
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Adrian Peterson Suffers Torn Meniscus

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee during Sunday’s win over the Green Bay Packers. Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer made the announcement following MRI results Monday. Zimmmer has not announced a timetable for Peterson’s return, but did not rule him out from playing this week. Peterson appeared to twist his knee after a short...
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App State Color Guard Accusing Miami Players For Misconduct

An investigation of the University of Miami football team after a member of the Appalachian State color guard made allegations that some Miami players made inappropriate physical contact with several members of her group. The member, Sophie Randleman, said the players approached them as they ran out on the field for the game Saturday. Here is part of the statement she posted: ...
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Major Changes In AP Poll Following Week 3 Of CFB

Week 3 of the college football season did not disappoint! Some teams had huge wins and some other teams shocked the whole nation, and of course the new AP Top 25 reflects the big wins and losses seen this past weekend. Not surprisingly, Louisville jumped up to No. 3 after defeating the then-No. 2 Seminoles. It was a huge upset as the Cardinals cruised to a 63-20 victory over FSU...
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New Orleans Saints P.J. Williams Carted Off Field With Head Injury

New Orleans Saints cornerback P.J. Williams was carted off the field and taken to a hospital with an apparent head injury. Williams took two blows to the head in the first quarter of Sunday’s game versus the New York Giants. The cornerback was down for several minutes as trainers assisted him. Williams’ helmet was strapped down to a backboard before he was carted off to the locker...
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Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo Injured Throwing Shoulder

New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo had to leave Sunday’s home opener against the Miami Dolphins during the second quarter after suffering an injury on his right throwing shoulder. Garoppolo appeared to injure his shoulder after taking a big hit from linebacker Kiko Alonso. The team confirmed the injury and said the QB’s return is questionable. Taking Garoppolo...
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No. 1 Alabama Uses Second Half Rally To Beat Ole Miss

No. 1 Alabama didn’t really look like the nation’s top team Saturday as they took on No. 19 Ole Miss. Nick Saban and his Crimson Tide team started off slow and trailed the Rebels by 21 points in the first half. But by the end of the game, the Tide rolled and came out on top with a 48-43 victory. Needless to say, the game felt like a roller coaster ride. “It was an unbelievable...
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Gators QB Luke Del Rio Likely Out vs. No. 15 Tennessee

No. 23 Florida is heading to the toughest game in its schedule so far on Saturday. To make matters worse, the Gators may be without starting quarterback Luke Del Rio as they take on No. 15 Tennessee. Del Rio sustained an injury during the team’s 32-0 victory over North Texas Saturday night. He appeared to injure his left knee, which could cause major setbacks for Florida’s offense...
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