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  • Meet the new College Football Playoff committee

    Meet the 13 members of the new College Football Playoff selection committee: Jeff Long The Buzz: He's the first chairman of the new selection committee and it's his job to announce the group's top 25 rankings on ESPN every Tuesday. His 35 years of...
  • Startup offering 'sunlight in a box' to grow plants

    Startup offering 'sunlight in a box' to grow plants
    Horticulturists say you need three things to grow good plants: the right soil, the right water and the right sunlight. The first two can be controlled and enhanced. Now what if someone built a better sun? Ocoee entrepreneur Chris Pieser says he and...
  • Spotlight On QBs Whitmer, Boyle As UConn Hosts Boise State

    Spotlight On QBs Whitmer, Boyle As UConn Hosts Boise State
    EAST HARTFORD — UConn quarterback Chandler Whitmer had an interesting perspective of recent circumstances. "I can't imagine what I'd be like at home working a day job and seeing a situation where I could have played the game I love again,"...
  • Fraternity suspended after members hang noose on integration statue

    Fraternity suspended after members hang noose on integration statue
    A fraternity at Ole Miss has been kicked off campus after university officials discovered that three of its members were responsible for hanging a noose around a campus statue honoring the school's first black student, the Los Angeles Times is reporting....
  • Ole Miss frats condemn noosing of James Meredith statue

    Ole Miss frats condemn noosing of James Meredith statue
    Fraternity presidents at Ole Miss declared Thursday that they would not hesitate to expel a member if it turns out that one of their own had a role in placing a noose around the campus statue of an African American civil rights figure. University of...
  • Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'

    Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'
    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
  • UCF adds commit in Smryna (Ga.) Campbell safety Mike Rogers

    UCF adds commit in Smryna (Ga.) Campbell safety Mike Rogers
    On the night it opened practice to start the 2013 season, UCF got a commitment from one of its top targets in the class of 2014. Smyrna (Ga.) Campbell safety Mike Rogers committed to UCF on Wednesday night, choosing the Knights over schools like...
  • Teel Time: Swofford hails football selection committee, again pans NCAA

    Basketball was the sport du jour Wednesday, but during interviews at the ACC’s preseason media gathering, commissioner John Swofford applauded the freshly minted selection committee for college football’s playoff and again broadsided the...
  • North Florida Christian RB Jonathan Vickers commits to FSU

    North Florida Christian RB Jonathan Vickers commits to FSU
    Most people figured Tallahassee North Florida Christian running back Jonathan Vickers was a lock to commit to Florida State’s 2014 recruiting class. It wasn’t an automatic process, but most people were right. After mulling options from the...
  • Amid sagging attendance SEC looks to convince fans to leave the sofa and head to the stadium

    Amid sagging attendance SEC looks to convince fans to leave the sofa and head to the stadium
    GAINESVILLE — Win and they will come, the adage goes. But times have changed, even in the SEC where the league's streak of seven straight national championships has coincided with sagging attendance. Take Alabama. Winners of the past two...
  • Loyola's SJ Tuohy enjoying life after 'The Blind Side'

    Loyola's SJ Tuohy enjoying life after 'The Blind Side'
    Here's a greatly abridged list of facts that set Sean Tuohy Jr. apart from your average reserve on a mid-major college basketball team: Start with the Loyola guard's 23,379 Twitter followers. For a little perspective, the team's star, Dylon Cormier, has...