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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 All-star games could shake up team recruiting rankings

College football All-star games could shake up team recruiting rankings

College football’s early signing period closed with several top-100 prospects still officially uncommitted. That doesn’t necessarily mean they’re undecided. Nine of the nation’s top 100 prospects according to composite rankings of recruiting sites compiled by 247Sports are listed as uncommitted, but the majority of them plan to announce their college decisions over the next two…

NC State player fled from cop, hid under car, warrants say

Arrest warrants show a North Carolina State football player is facing multiple charges after he allegedly ran from a police officer and hid under a parked car after obtaining a fake ID to try to buy alcoholDecember 14, 2019, 11:55 PM2 min readRALEIGH, N.C. — Arrest warrants show a North Carolina State football player is…

College football LSU’s Burrow, Auburn’s Brown named AP SEC players of year

College football LSU’s Burrow, Auburn’s Brown named AP SEC players of year

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is a unanimous selection as the offensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The top-ranked Tigers also have the SEC’s coach of the year in Ed Orgeron and the newcomer of the year in freshman cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., as selected by a 28-member media…

College football Kansas community college denies claims in heatstroke death

College football Kansas community college denies claims in heatstroke death

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Attorneys for the parents of a 19-year-old football player who died of heatstroke on the first day of practice at a Kansas community college said Thursday that negotiations with the school remain on track, downplaying the significance of a decision by trustees to deny claims totaling $50 million. Braeden Bradforth, a…

College football Ohio State’s Young, LSU’s Burrow up for 2 major awards

College football Ohio State’s Young, LSU’s Burrow up for 2 major awards

Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow and Ohio State defensive end Chase Young are finalists for two major college football trophies to be presented at ESPN’s awards show next month. Finalists for the nine major awards to be handed out Dec. 12 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta were…

College football Ole Miss fires coach Matt Luke after 3 seasons, 15-21 record

College football Ole Miss fires coach Matt Luke after 3 seasons, 15-21 record

Mississippi fired football coach Matt Luke on Sunday, three days after his third non-winning season ended with an excruciating rivalry game loss. Athletic director Keith Carter said in a statement the decision to change coaches was made after evaluating the trajectory of the program and not seeing see enough “momentum on the field.” “While improvements…

Congress approves unprecedented $25 million for gun violence research

Congress approves unprecedented $25 million for gun violence research

“This funding hangs out a sign that says we’re open for business.”December 16, 2019, 10:28 PM7 min read Congress has reached a spending agreement that includes $25 million for gun violence research, the first funding in more than 20 years to study a problem that kills 40,000 people annually. The money will be split evenly…

What we searched for in 2019: Disney+, Cameron Boyce and Nipsey Hussle top Google’s list

What we searched for in 2019: Disney+, Cameron Boyce and Nipsey Hussle top Google’s list

Despite the birth of a royal baby, “baby yoda” was the most-searched for baby. December 11, 2019, 4:18 PM6 min read This year people wanted to know about Disney+, Area 51 and where Sri Lanka is, according to Google’s annual Year in Search report, which gives insight into some of the top news, trends and…

College football AP source: UNLV offers head coach job to LSU’s Dave Aranda

College football AP source: UNLV offers head coach job to LSU’s Dave Aranda

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — UNLV has offered its vacant head coaching job to LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke Tuesday night on condition of anonymity because negotiations are ongoing and no announcement has been made. The offer was first reported by Fox Sports.…

James ‘Radio’ Kennedy, man who inspired Oscar-winning movie starring Cuba Gooding Jr., dies at 73

James ‘Radio’ Kennedy, man who inspired Oscar-winning movie starring Cuba Gooding Jr., dies at 73

Kennedy died at a hospice facility in South Carolina. December 15, 2019, 6:16 PM3 min read James “Radio” Kennedy, the man with an intellectual disability who inspired the award-winning movie starring Cuba Gooding Jr., has died at 73 years old. Kennedy became a nationwide icon after a Sports Illustrated article, which highlighted his friendship with…