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College football is gridiron football consisting of American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities. It was through college football play that American football rules first gained popularity in the United States.

College football NCAA plans to extend college football preseason by two weeks

College football NCAA plans to extend college football preseason by two weeks

After the pandemic wiped out spring practice for most major college football teams, an NCAA plan to extend the preseason by two weeks could help coaches and players make up for the lost time. The NCAA’s football oversight committee expects to finalize a plan Thursday to allow teams to conduct up to 12 unpadded, slow-speed…

College football Hall of Famers reach out to youth with messages of strength

College football Hall of Famers reach out to youth with messages of strength

It doesn’t matter how the message is conveyed as long as it is communicated. So the Pro Football Hall of Fame will have three members livestream a session Friday with Ohio youngsters as part of its Strong Youth Strong Community program. Anthony Munoz, Aeneas Williams and Darrell Green, plus Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, will connect…

College football Pro Football Hall of Fame to reopen on Wednesday

College football Pro Football Hall of Fame to reopen on Wednesday

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Pro Football Hall of Fame will reopen Wednesday after nearly a three-month closure caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The hall closed on March 16, but permission has been granted by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine for museums, science centers and zoos to open. “Since its grand opening in September 1963, the…

The Latest: UAE capital extends virus lockdown another week

The Latest: UAE capital extends virus lockdown another week

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans is getting ready to let the good times roll in casinos and bars again — with restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. The city was once a major hot spot for the disease caused by the new coronavirus. But the city began easing restrictions restaurants and other businesses…

College football Browns welcome 6 coaches as part of diversity program

College football Browns welcome 6 coaches as part of diversity program

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have welcomed six young coaches, including two women and former NFL player Leonard Hankerson, to take part in the final three weeks of their offseason program. As part of the Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship, the team brought in the coaches so they can gain experience while working with…

College football What Would Have Been: London Calling and CWS opening weekend

College football What Would Have Been: London Calling and CWS opening weekend

There will be no Major League Baseball in London and no College World Series in Omaha because of the coronavirus pandemic. While the PGA Tour resumes its season this week without spectators at Colonial Country Club in Texas, after IndyCar joined NASCAR in getting back on the track, The Associated Press looks at some of…

College football Iowa players voice unity amid racism allegations in program

College football Iowa players voice unity amid racism allegations in program

Iowa players returned to campus Monday to prepare for voluntary workouts amid an uproar after former Hawkeyes alleged systemic racism and other mistreatment in the program, the team’s strength coach was placed on administrative leave and coach Kirk Ferentz’s leadership was called into question. About two dozen current players took to social media to voice…

College football Colleges build bubbles in cautious first steps toward football season

College football Colleges build bubbles in cautious first steps toward football season

College football is scheduled to kick off in less than three months and there are plenty of reasons to be hopeful that games will be played Labor Day weekend. Universities across the country are taking the first cautious, detailed steps toward playing football in a pandemic, attempting to build COVID-19-free bubbles around their teams as…