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‘This isn’t for everyone’: A labor of love for football refs

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — It has never been more difficult to be an official in college football. Those who do it face relentless, often uninformed criticism and attacks on their credibility. Complaints from fans armed with DVR, fueled by sports-talk instigators and amplified by social media, have become so intense the Southeastern Conference is exploring ways to publicly push back. ...

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United Airlines, USC agree to modify LA Coliseum naming deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — United Airlines and the University of Southern California have reached a new naming rights agreement for Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to resolve criticism that placing a corporate name on the stadium would disrespect its history as a monument to troops who fought and died in World War I, the parties announced Friday. The new 10-year deal ...

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Euro steps: Top football programs discover European recruits

Jairo Faverus, a defensive back from Amsterdam, was hanging out in Alabama’s football facility for about 20 minutes before a Crimson Tide staffer let him know who, exactly, he was waiting to meet. “He was like, ‘Nick Saban wants to see you.’ Oh. Oh,” Faverus recalled his reaction, with a little laugh. The 20-year-old Faverus is part of a group ...

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Vegas, baby! SEC, Big Ten to share bowl spot in new stadium

In a June 4 story about new bowl agreements in college football, The Associated Press erroneously reported that starting in 2020 the Pac-12 would send its top team not participating in the College Football Playoff or New Year’s Six games to the Las Vegas Bowl. According to the Las Vegas Bowl, the bowl will share with the Holiday Bowl the ...

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Vikings’ COO Kevin Warren Expected to Become Big Ten Commissioner

Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings chief operating officer Kevin Warren is expected to be introduced as the next commissioner of the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Mark Schlabach. Warren, 55, has formally informed the Vikings of his intentions to take the job. With the hiring, Warren will become the first black commissioner of a Power ...

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Vegas, baby! SEC, Big Ten to share bowl spot in new stadium

The Big Ten and SEC will soon be heading to the Las Vegas Bowl, taking turns facing the Pac-12 when the game moves into a new billion-dollar NFL stadium in 2020. The Big Ten, Southeastern Conference and Big 12 unveiled bowl lineups for the 2020-25 seasons Tuesday. Other FBS conferences are expected to release their future bowl agreements over the ...

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Analysis: Picking the 2020 class for college football hall

A glance at the list of candidates eligible for selection to the College Football Hall of Fame is likely to produce the following reaction: How is that guy not in yet? Heisman Trophy winners Rashaan Salaam, Carson Palmer and Eric Crouch are still waiting. The late Jerome Brown, an anchor on some of Miami’s best teams in the late 1980s, ...

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Heisman runner-up Heupel among new college HOF candidates

Josh Heupel, who was the Heisman Trophy runner-up for Oklahoma in 2000, and former North Carolina pass-rushing star Julius Peppers are among 12 players making their first appearance of the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year. The National Football Foundation emailed ballots Monday to its more than 12,000 members and current Hall of Famers. Results of the voting ...

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