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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 Building bubbles: Cautious 1st steps toward football season

College football Building bubbles: Cautious 1st 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…

College football Friends mourn Chris Beaty, former IU football player shot and killed in protest

College football Friends mourn Chris Beaty, former IU football player shot and killed in protest

INDIANAPOLIS — To those who knew former Indiana University football player Chris Beaty, it was no surprise that he would participate in a protest over the death of George Floyd. That a man they saw as a “gentle giant” who brought positivity everywhere he went would turn up dead in an alley after a peaceful…

College football Group of Hoosiers football players to start return to campus Monday

College football Group of Hoosiers football players to start return to campus Monday

Indiana football players will start returning to campus Monday and can resume voluntary workouts June 15 as part of a phased-in plan announced by the athletic department. Coach Tom Allen expects about 65 players to travel to Bloomington, Indiana, next week. Another 25 players are slated to come back June 29, and the third and…

College football Former NFL star, Florida A&M coach Ken Riley dead at 72

College football Former NFL star, Florida A&M coach Ken Riley dead at 72

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ken Riley, the former Cincinnati Bengals standout who was head coach and athletic director at alma mater Florida A&M, died Sunday. He was 72. The school announced the death, saying Riley died in his hometown of Bartow. A cause of death was not released. Riley played 15 seasons for the…

College football Congressman: No NCAA antitrust exemption in athlete pay bill

College football Congressman: No NCAA antitrust exemption in athlete pay bill

Federal legislation setting guidelines for college athletes to pursue money-making opportunities could be proposed within a month, and the congressman planning to introduce it said there will be no blanket antitrust exemption for the NCAA. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, said Thursday it’s imperative for Congress to act in time to render moot the array of…

Hong Kong’s legislature disrupted over national anthem bill

Hong Kong’s legislature disrupted over national anthem bill

Hong Kong’s legislature has passed a contentious bill that makes it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthemBy ZEN SOO Associated PressJune 4, 2020, 11:08 AM4 min readHONG KONG — Hong Kong’s legislature approved a contentious bill Thursday that makes it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthem. The legislation was approved after pro-democracy opposition…

College football 2 more Oklahoma St football players positive for COVID-19

College football 2 more Oklahoma St football players positive for COVID-19

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Two more Oklahoma State football players have tested positive for COVID-19 since returning to campus for voluntary workouts, bringing the total to three. Senior associate athletic director Kevin Klintworth wrote on his Twitter account Wednesday that of the 150 staff, administrators and athletes tested, three athletes had asymptomatic positives. Linebacker Amen…