College football

May 25, 2017 - 3:28 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has extended coach Larry Fedora's contract through the 2022 season. Team spokesman Kevin Best says the deal was approved Thursday by the school's board of trustees. The new deal will pay Fedora $1.95 million this season, including a base salary of $400,000...
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May 23, 2017 - 5:56 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University investigated an alleged sexual assault and found that three football players violated campus policy, a lawyer said Tuesday. Michigan State said federal law bars it from releasing the report or discussing the findings. But the report was shared...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 22, 2017, file photo, Jim Hackett speaks after being introduced as Ford Motor Company CEO, in Dearborn, Mich. Hackett revealed a little about his plans, and a lot about himself, when he talked to media after his appointment. "The number one vehicle in the world is built by Ford Motor Company, and that’s not lost on me," said Hackett. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
May 23, 2017 - 4:29 pm
DEARBORN, Michigan (AP) — Ford's new CEO, Jim Hackett, revealed a little about his plans — and a lot about himself — when he talked to media after his appointment. Here are four of the comments the former head of Steelcase Inc. made at Ford's Dearborn headquarters Monday and the deeper meaning...
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FILE - This is a May 12, 2017, file photo showing Cleveland Browns' Caleb Brantley during an NFL football rookie minicamp in Berea, Ohio. Prosecutors have dismissed a misdemeanor battery complaint made against Browns sixth-round draft pick Caleb Brantley, a defensive tackle from Florida, citing insufficient evidence. "It is apparent that there is no reliable evidence upon which an arrest or prosecution would be warranted or legally justified," the office of State Attorney William Cervone said in a news release Wednesday, May 17, 2017, announcing that it would not bring charges against Brantley.(AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
May 17, 2017 - 5:12 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors dismissed a misdemeanor battery complaint against Cleveland Browns sixth-round pick Caleb Brantley, a defensive tackle from Florida, citing insufficient evidence. "It is apparent that there is no reliable evidence upon which an arrest or prosecution would be...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2015, file photo, Baylor helmets on shown the field after an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dogfights in a program that fostered sexual violence. A former Baylor volleyball player identified only as Jane Doe filed the lawsuit Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
May 17, 2017 - 2:05 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dog fights during hazing parties in a program that fostered sexual violence. A former Baylor volleyball player, identified as Jane Doe in the lawsuit, alleges she...
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This Oct. 22, 2016 photo shows Tulane linebacker Nico Marley (2) standing on the sideline before an NCAA college football game against Tulsa in Tulsa, Okla. The Washington Redskins have signed Nico Marley, grandson of legendary Jamaican musician Bob Marley. The 5-foot-8 linebacker out of Tulane was at the Redskins’ rookie minicamp over the weekend on a tryout. They added him to the roster Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 16, 2017 - 6:02 pm
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed Nico Marley, grandson of legendary Jamaican musician Bob Marley. The 5-foot-8 linebacker out of Tulane was at the Redskins' rookie minicamp over the weekend on a tryout. They added him to the roster Tuesday. Marley was a four-year starter in...
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This Oct. 16, 2013 photo shows the College Football Playoff logo printed across a backdrop used during a news conference in Irving, Texas. The College Football Playoff is bringing a Super Bowl-style halftime show to the national championship game without bumping the marching bands. ESPN and the College Football Playoff say they will announce Tuesday, May 16, 2017 that a musical guest will perform at halftime of this season's title game in Atlanta on Jan. 8, 2018, and the performance will be aired on ESPN. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 15, 2017 - 11:35 pm
The College Football Playoff is bringing a Super Bowl-style halftime show to the national championship game without bumping the marching bands. ESPN and the College Football Playoff say that a musical guest will perform at halftime of this season's title game in Atlanta on Jan. 8, 2018, and the...
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May 15, 2017 - 3:16 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in Texas say rookie Kansas Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes escaped injury after being robbed last weekend. The Smith County, Texas, Sheriff's Office says Mahomes and three other victims were stepping from a vehicle on a driveway outside Tyler on Friday night...
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Denver Broncos tight end Jake Butt looks on during the team's NFL football rookie minicamp Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the Broncos' headquarters in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 13, 2017 - 4:45 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Jake Butt has no regrets and one thing to prove. The former Michigan star and Denver Broncos rookie wants to show he's the best tight end of the 2017 NFL draft class even though six were selected ahead of him, including three in the first round. Butt was considered a first-...
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New York Giants' Travis Rudolph talks to reporters during NFL football rookie minicamp, Friday, May 12, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 12, 2017 - 3:44 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A Florida State wide receiver who warmed hearts by sitting with an autistic school child at lunch last year is attempting to overcome his own adversity and make the New York Giants. It's not going to be easy for Travis Rudolph. His father was fatally shot in a freak...
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