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  • Mike Riley leaves Oregon State for Nebraska

    Mike Riley leaves Oregon State for Nebraska
    Nebraska wasted little time in its search for a new football coach, hiring Oregon State's Mike Riley on Thursday in a surprise announcement. The news came on the same day that Florida named Colorado State's Jim McElwain as its new coach. The school will...
  • Nice guys finish first for Nebraska, Florida

    The Sports Xchange By Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange Nice guys finish first for Nebraska, Florida Win one -- no, two -- for the nice guys. In a move you could see coming for days, Florida announced Colorado State's Jim McElwain as its head coach...
  • Nebraska names Oregon State's Riley as coach

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates with additional information Nebraska names Oregon State's Riley as coach Nebraska wasted little time in their search for new football coach, hiring Oregon State's Mike Riley on Thursday in a surprise announcement....
  • Brian Griese involved in Michigan search, will be 'deliberate'

    Will the Michigan domino fall next? With the other two major head coaching jobs being filled Thursday Florida hired Jim McElwain from Colorado State and Nebraska grabbed Mike Riley from Oregon State it would seem Michigan should be next to replace its...
  • Bud Withers: Why Mike Riley jumped to Nebraska and why they'll like him in Lincoln

    An old maxim among high-level coaches holds that they need to think about moving every six years or so. Inevitably, all but the best of them grate on their fan bases, warts laid bare for all to debate. That's the dynamic that created the football opening...
  • College football roundup: Nebraska, Florida hire coaches

    The Sports Xchange College football roundup: Nebraska, Florida hire coaches Nebraska wasted little time in the search for new football coach, hiring Oregon State's Mike Riley on Thursday in a surprise announcement. The news came on the same day that...
  • Mike Riley shockingly leaves Oregon State for Nebraska

    Mike Riley shockingly leaves Oregon State for Nebraska
    If Nebraska was looking for the coaching antithesis of bad-boy Bo Pelini, boy, did they get their man. In a move that shocked everyone from Corvallis to Council Bluffs, Nebraska on Thursday pried Mike Riley away from Oregon State. Pelini averaged nine...
  • Florida, Nebraska Name New Football Coaches

    Jim McElwain is the Florida Gators' new head football coach, but he did not come cheaply. It took three days to reach a deal that involved significant investments by both Florida and McElwain. To address McElwain's $7.5 million buyout clause with...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Spiders survive Thornton's career-high 37, edge W&M 68-67

    While William and Mary’s Marcus Thornton was wearing out Richmond, the Spiders were wearing down the Tribe, though barely. Thornton, a 6-foot-4 senior guard, scored 37 points. Richmond survived that and perilous moments in the final seconds to...
  • After ACC-Big Ten Challenge, a look at how Terps stack up

    After ACC-Big Ten Challenge, a look at how Terps stack up
    Now that the ACC-Big Ten Challenge is over for 2014, how does Maryland stack up compared to its future competition? Picked to finish in the bottom half of the Big Ten, the No. 21 Terps hung in there with No. 7 Virginia despite playing without arguably...
  • Preview: Wisconsin at Ohio State

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Wisconsin at Ohio State After an emotional week that included the death of one player, a season-ending injury to the starting quarterback and a win over its rival, Ohio State must focus on the task at hand. The sixth-ranked...