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  • Terps coach Randy Edsall says power-conference vote is 'one step closer' to splintering of NCAA

    COLLEGE PARK — In a historic move, the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors voted Thursday to grant its five power conferences the right to make many of their own rules. The decision has to survive a 60-day override period. If it does, changes...
  • After much talk, college football training camps open this week

    College football training camps open this week and, frankly, it’s about time somebody hit something besides the lunch buffet. No other sport in the world (that I can think of) launches its campaign three weeks before it lifts a finger. South...
  • Press Box: NCAA grants power conferences autonomy

    The Sports Xchange Press Box: NCAA grants power conferences autonomy The NCAA approved an historic change on Thursday to allow the 65 schools in the five power conferences to write many of their own rules. The 16-2 vote by the Division I Board of...
  • 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...
  • USC's Steve Sarkisian continues to push Adoree' Jackson

    USC's Steve Sarkisian continues to push Adoree' Jackson
    USC Coach Steve Sarkisian is keeping Adoree' Jackson busy. During the Trojans' first three training-camp practices, Jackson played cornerback, wide receiver and also returned kicks. On Thursday at the Coliseum, the freshman's workload increased when...
  • Autonomy vote won't widen gap in NCAA, it's already there

    In the most recent college football signing class, every player ranked in Rivals.com's top 50, and 99 of the top 100, signed with schools that as of Thursday can officially be known as a power five conference. No. 54, Dylan Sumner-Gardner, a defensive...
  • UCLA's 2014 football schedule

    UCLA's 2014 football schedule
    Aug. 30, at Virginia, 9 a.m. The Cavaliers are coming off a 2-10 season. Oregon went to Charlottesville, Va., last season and won, 59-10. The visit gives East Coast Heisman voters a look at UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley. Sept. 6, Memphis, 7 p.m....
  • NCAA Board Votes To Allow Autonomy For Power Five

    Power Five conferences got what they wanted Thursday, autonomy to make some new rules. Now comes devising and implementing any changes, which would not be made until the 2015-16 season. The NCAA Division I Board of Directors approved a new governance...
  • NCAA approves autonomy for the 'Power 5' conferences

    The "Power 5" conferences will have more control in how they run their athletic programs after an historic vote by the NCAA Division I Board of Directors on Thursday. A preliminary proposal for a new governance model for the ACC, Southeastern Conference,...
  • 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....
  • NCAA approves more autonomy for 'Power Five' football conferences

    The NCAA board of directors, as expected, voted Thursday to grant the five wealthiest conferences in college football more freedom to pass legislation without approval of the full NCAA membership. The shock would have been if the NCAA had not approved...