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Offensive lineman Josh Ball ‘not in good standing’ with FSU, no longer on football roster

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State offensive lineman Josh Ball is no longer on the university’s football roster. A school spokesman says Ball is “not in good standing with Florida State University.” No further details were provided Thursday. Ball was accused of battery last year, but was not charged by Tallahassee Police. The two sides did come to a resolution ...

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Best FCS nonconference games in 2018

(STATS) – The best part of this year’s nonconference schedule between FCS programs is the best games go on and on. Try to pick the 10 best games, it can be 15. Go for 15 and 20 or 25 might be better. Strong nonconference matchups are attractive, risky and ultimately good for the FCS. Following is a countdown of the ...

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Brees nabs Wooden jersey for Purdue to display

When Drew Brees heard a 1930s-era Purdue jersey worn by John Wooden was being sold at auction, he saw an opportunity to help his alma mater showcase its ties to a man most known for winning 10 NCAA men’s basketball titles as UCLA’s coach. Brees says he paid $264,000 to win a late-hour bidding war for the jersey in mid-May ...

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Best FCS nonconference games in 2018

(STATS) – The best part of this year’s nonconference schedule between FCS programs is the best games go on and on. Try to pick the 10 best games, it can be 15. Go for 15 and 20 or 25 might be better. Strong nonconference matchups are attractive, risky and ultimately good for the FCS. Following is a countdown of the ...

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Work set to fix automation issues on Atlanta stadum’s roof

ATLANTA (AP) Workers will begin the final construction phase of Mercedes-Benz Stadium’s tricky retractable roof on Tuesday, nine months after the facility opened. The $1.5 billion stadium will be open in good weather for the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United games. Automation problems kept the roof closed for most of the stadium’s first year. Beginning Tuesday, the roof will remain ...

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Huskers family to welcome back Frank Solich at January event

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Ohio coach Frank Solich, whose firing at Nebraska is still debated among fans 15 years later, will return to the state this winter to receive a service award from the Football Writers Association of America. The organization announced Friday that Solich would be presented the Tom Osborne Legacy Award at the Outland Trophy banquet on Jan. 9 ...

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Mallory, Indiana’s winningest football coach, dies at 83

Bill Mallory, who led Colorado to the Orange Bowl and became the winningest football coach in Indiana history, has died from a brain injury suffered in a recent fall. He was 82. Indiana announced Mallory’s death on Friday, a day after his son, Indiana State coach Curt Mallory, posted on Twitter his father was in hospice care following emergency brain ...

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Mallory, Hoosiers’ all-time winningest football coach, dies at 83

Bill Mallory, the winningest football coach in Indiana history who also led three other schools to bowl games, has died from a brain injury suffered in a recent fall. He was 83. Indiana announced Mallory’s death, a day after his son, Indiana State coach Curt Mallory, posted on Twitter his father was in hospice care following emergency brain surgery earlier ...

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Jaguars sign second-round pick D.J. Chark to 4-year deal

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed rookie receiver DJ Chark to a four-year contract worth about $4.5 million. More Jacksonville Jaguars news A second-round draft pick from LSU, Chark was slotted to get a $1.3 million signing bonus. He was the 61st overall selection. The 6-foot-4 Chark caught 66 passes for 1,351 yards and six touchdowns in ...

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Ex-SIU player a hero in Indiana school shooting

(STATS) – Former Southern Illinois player Jason Seaman was being called a hero after he protected students during a school shooting in Noblesville, Indiana, on Friday morning. Seaman was shot three times – in his abdomen, hip and forearm – when a student opened fire in a seventh-grade class at Noblesville West Middle School. Students said Seaman ran at the ...

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