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  • Teel Time: With NFL decisions made, Virginia Tech, Florida State rank as ACC favorites in 2012

    Teel Time: With NFL decisions made, Virginia Tech, Florida State rank as ACC favorites in 2012
    Transfers and suspensions can radically alter depth charts. Coaching staffs can change on a dime, witness North Carolina’s purging of Butch Davis last July. But after Sunday’s deadline to declare for the NFL draft, now’s as good a...
  • How should Miami handle accusations?

    Rules are rules Brian Hamilton Chicago Tribune There are a lot of nonsensical and/or hypocritical NCAA rules, and one certainly can stand on a soapbox and shriek that punishing players for breaking those rules is just as hypocritical and silly. But...
  • Edsall invites FBI agent to talk to Terps

    Edsall invites FBI agent to talk to Terps
    Maryland invited an FBI agent to speak to players about making sure they steer clear of bookmakers and others who could do the program harm, coach Randy Edsall said Friday. The agent addressed the team Thursday. "It's just about being proactive," Edsall...
  • Notre Dame's Kelly: Miami scandal merits "severe" penalties

    Notre Dame's Kelly: Miami scandal merits "severe" penalties
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Holed up in the usual preseason camp bunker, little of anything unrelated to Notre Dame penetrates Brian Kelly's orbit. But a scandal as breathtaking in scope as the one unfolding at Miami wouldn't be ignored. One of Notre Dame's most...
  • Steinberg: College system needs fixing

    The recent revelations concerning the University of Miami football program show just how broken the current NCAA system is. The allegations suggest that booster Nevin Shapiro, currently in jail for fraud, paid millions to Hurricane athletes and coaches....
  • Who are top 3 picks in your fantasy draft?

    Go for the running backs Matt Vensel Baltimore Sun There might be a temptation to take Eagles quarterback Michael Vick early in your fantasy draft — the Michael Vick experience is a bigger thrill when he's on your team — but the first three...
  • The Prospector: Ex-Hurricanes star Kenard Lang on scandal: It hurts your heart

    The Prospector: Ex-Hurricanes star Kenard Lang on scandal: It hurts your heart
    The sting is going to last for quite some time. Former University of Miami All-American Kenard Lang still was distraught Thursday night last week when asked about the allegations of major NCAA rules violations made against his alma mater. "It's...
  • Are we ready for some football-aversion therapy?

    The weather's begun to cool, and when the grass gets cut these days, it smells sweeter. I first became aware of this mid-August phenomenon at the age of 12 or 13, when I started playing junior-league football. Mind you, the fragrance of the turf is a lot...
  • Are you ready for some football scandals?

    Are you ready for some football scandals?
    The college football season has not even kicked off, and already it is overwhelmed by scandal. Fifteen members of the University of Miami team, which will play the University of Maryland on Labor Day in a nationally televised season opener, are being...
  • Loaded Florida State could be headed for ACC title game against Virgninia Tech

    <big>Loaded Florida State could be headed for ACC title game against Virgninia Tech</big>
      5 PLAYERS TO WATCH QUINTON COPLES, NORTH CAROLINA Sr. | 6-6 | 285 | DE In his first season as a starter last fall, Coples made his presence felt with 15 1/2 tackles for loss, including 10 sacks, on his way to first team All-ACC. MONTEL HARRIS,...
  • Teel Time: Suspensions just the beginning of Miami's football ordeal

    The NCAA suspensions of eight Miami football players appear to have caused an understandable, though misguided, outrage in some quarters. Among the questions: How can the NCAA allow all of these athletes to play most of this season? Where is the promised...