The president, Graham Spanier, had been convicted on a misdemeanor charge related to failing to report the abuse of a boy by Jerry Sandusky.
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Ballentine, picked by the Giants in the sixth round of the draft, was wounded early Sunday near Washburn University. A college teammate died.
A 10-year contract worth $93 million for the coach of the national champions.
The measure, which would have applied only to football and men’s and women’s basketball, could have severely restricted graduate transfers.
The University of Colorado has come closer than most institutions to wrestling with an urgent question: Is running a college football program unconscionable?
The ruling this month cleared a path for some athletes to receive more compensation than they do now, but limited it to expenses “related to education.”
The admissions scandal involved lies about sports exploits that should have been simple to detect if someone had bothered to look.
Recruiting scandals typically focus on coaches and players, but in this latest one it was parents using sports to game the system.
In the era of what some academics call “we-parenting,” is it any wonder that parents also suit up in full football uniforms for signing day?
What’s with all those one-handed catches? A new generation of silicone gloves is 20 percent stickier than the human hand, making them almost mandatory equipment.
Alabama can, in fact, get pummeled, Urban Meyer is not beyond judgment, and other valuable nuggets that will make the game different in the fall.
Both teams traded touchdowns early, but the Tigers’ offense, led by two true freshmen, soon took over and buried Alabama.
Dabo Swinney substituted a freshman for a proven starter at a key moment for Clemson, and that made Clemson No. 1. Sound familiar?
True freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence led the Tigers to their second championship in three years.
On teams with deep benches, like Alabama and Clemson, competition for playing time is part of the appeal for top high school recruits.
A comparison of the national finalists’ seasons points to a clear favorite for Monday night’s college football championship game.
The commissioners in college football want to talk about expansion. This is how it always starts. Will it be different this time?
The template for Nick Saban’s dominating Crimson Tide teams is easy to see — if you look back nearly 120 years.
Why rugby? Because its tackling techniques emphasize use of the shoulder, which increasingly appeals to football coaches leery of concussions. Even in Texas.
The coach, who served a suspension earlier this season, had already announced his retirement, but he coached his team to a win over Washington in his final game.