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College football notebook: Golson named Florida State starting QB

Everett Golson, Notre Dame quarterback

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Everett Golson, a senior transfer from Notre Dame, will start for Florida State in the season opener against Texas State on Sept. 5.

Illinois cans coach after player complaints

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The University of Illinois has fired its head football coach after allegations that he mistreated players who were injured and threatened to take away their scholarships against school policy.

Tim Beckman had been accused by several players, many who ...

College football notebook: Nebraska WR Pierson-El out 6-8 weeks

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Nebraska wide receiver and punt returner De'Mornay Pierson-El is out six to eight weeks after suffering a foot injury in practice, coach Mike Riley announced Wednesday.

Indiana University lands $53.6 million deal with Adidas

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Indiana University just extended its contract with Adidas and got a huge raise in the process, making it one of the biggest apparel deals in all of college athletics.

Arkansas RB Williams out for the season

Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams

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Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema announced on Monday that running back Jonathan Williams, the team's leading rusher last season, will miss the entire 2015 season.

Northwestern football players lose bid to start union

Northwestern University football team

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In a victory for the NCAA, a federal labor board blocked an effort by members of the Northwestern University football players to form the first union for college athletes.

The National Labor Relations Board declined to rule on whether the athletes sho...

Snoop Dogg's son quits UCLA football team

Snoop Dogg and son, Cordell Broadus

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UCLA freshman Cordell Broadus, a four-star wide receiver recruit and son of rapper Snoop Dogg, has decided to give up football.

Five Nebraska players suspended for opener

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Nebraska suspended five unnamed players who will miss the season opener against BYU after violating team rules.

Wisconsin's Ryan reconsiders retirement

Bo Ryan, Wisconsin Badgers, 2015 Final Four

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Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan is backing away from plans announced in June to retire at the end of the 2015-16 season.

Michigan State LB Davis injures knee, out for season

Ed Davis, Michigan State

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Michigan State lost linebacker Ed Davis for the season on the first day of practice in full pads.

Sportswriter accuses ex-Gophers AD Teague of sexual harassment

Minnesota Golden Gopher football player

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Former Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague, who resigned Friday amid allegations of sexual harassment, now has been accused of making sexual advances toward a Minneapolis sportswriter.

Von Pearson back with Tennessee Volunteers after suspension

Authorities won't pursue sex assault charges

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Tennessee reinstated wide receiver Von Pearson on Friday from a suspension imposed when he was named in a sexual assault allegation during the spring. Prosecutors won't pursue case, citing lack of evidence.

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