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  • For openers, Cougars won't have star RB Williams

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - BYU - INSIDE SLANT Coach Bronco Mendenhall spoke a little out of character during the summer. He agreed to a 1-on-1 phone interview with the newspaper in Austin, Texas, then launched into an unsolicited plea of why...
  • Ten years later, Adrian Peterson's freshman mark seems unbreakable

    If you've ever shaken Adrian Peterson's hand, you'd remember it. When the 19-year-old freshman walked onto the Oklahoma campus in 2004, he would grab reporters' hands and practically crush them. With a smile, of course. Ten years later, Peterson still...
  • NCAA loses Ed O'Bannon case: Judge rules college players can get share of revenue

    A federal judge ruled against the NCAA on Friday, opening the door for college athletes to share in licensing revenue. The ruling by U.S. District judge Claudia Wilken in the Ed O'Bannon lawsuit allows for trust funds to be established for college...
  • College football programs go to extreme lengths to court fans

    College football programs go to extreme lengths to court fans
    Perhaps someone at Oregon has been spending too much time staring into those glossy yellow and green football helmets the Ducks have a penchant of wearing. How else can you explain the fact that the school announced last week that it was unveiling new...
  • Alex Gordon homers as Royals beat Giants, 5-0

    At this rate, the Royals need to add some promotions to their schedule. A Western Carolina night for Greg Holland. Cal State Fullerton day for Christian Colon. Or Southwest Mississippi Community College weekend for Jarrod Dyson. The college promotions...
  • College football enters a new playoff world

    It took a hundred years, but college football finally caved to the faucet drip of public persistence by agreeing to stage a four-team playoff starting this season. Fare thee well to mythical champions crowned by wire services, matrices and wing nuts....
  • Power 5 ruling triggers storm of debate

    The Sports Xchange Power 5 ruling triggers storm of debate The tangible impact of the landmark change by the NCAA to allow the 65 schools in the five power conferences to write many of their own rules will not be felt for some time, but the strong...
  • Autonomy gives Big Ten coaches, players overdue voice

    CHICAGO — Back before $6.9 million was deemed an appropriate amount to pay the Alabama football coach; before Texas A&M installed flat-screen TVs in the bathroom mirrors of its new locker room; and before the creation of a 12th game, a 13th to...
  • Steinberg: A new era erupts in college sports

    That cracking sound you hear is the destruction of NCAA's control over collegiate athletics as we have known it. The centralized power of this body to dictate rules and standards to universities is being eroded rapidly. U.S. District Judge, Claudia...
  • NCAA takes a major hit as federal judge rules in athlete amateur case

    A federal judge here dealt a major blow Friday to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and likenesses "unreasonably...
  • UCLA football: Bruins ranked seventh in USA Today/Coaches' Poll

    UCLA football: Bruins ranked seventh in USA Today/Coaches' Poll
    UCLA will open the season as the seventh-ranked team, according to the USA Today/Coaches Poll. Florida State was ranked No. 1. The Bruins have not carried this high of a ranking into a season since 1998, when they were ranked sixth in the Associated...