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Style vs safety: Do too many football helmets pose a risk? (Yahoo Sports)

Oregon football players used three helmets last season – green, black and white – that were mixed and matched with myriad uniform combinations. Now, the NCAA wants to determine whether style is coming at the expense of safety. ”The notion is that le…

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California ban won’t stop Alabama from hosting Fresno State (Yahoo Sports)

Fresno State’s football game at the University of Alabama this fall is expected to go on as scheduled, despite California’s decision to ban travel to Alabama by its state employees. ”We look forward to the game” on Sept. 9 in Tuscaloosa, University …

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Jury finds former Vanderbilt football player guilty of rape (Yahoo Sports)

A jury on Friday convicted a former Vanderbilt University football player charged along with three of his teammates in the 2013 gang rape of an unconscious female student. After about 15 hours of deliberation over two days, the jury found Brandon Bank…

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Jury considering ex-Vanderbilt football player’s rape case (Yahoo Sports)

A jury will continue deliberations Friday morning in the trial of a third former Vanderbilt University football player charged in the 2013 rape of an unconscious female student. Jurors spent more than five hours trying to reach a verdict in Brandon Ba…

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Lehigh-Navy becomes ‘Week Zero’ game in 2018 (Yahoo Sports)

(STATS) – Lehigh will get an early start on the 2018 season.

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Former Kansas football standout Keith Loneker dies at 46 (Yahoo Sports)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Keith Loneker, the former Kansas offensive lineman who spent three years in the NFL before becoming a modestly successful actor, died Thursday. He was 46.

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Investigation of leak could cost University of Minnesota (Yahoo Sports)

The investigation into a leak of confidential information about allegations of sexual harassment by a University of Minnesota athletic department employee could become costly to the school. Documents released to The Associated Press this week as part …

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Frank Kush, coach who built ASU into powerhouse, dies at 88 (Yahoo Sports)

Frank Kush, the fearsome coach who transformed Arizona State from a backwater football program into a powerhouse, died Thursday. ”Coach Kush built ASU into a national football power,” ASU President Michael M. Crow said in a statement. ”He taught u…

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5 years after Sandusky conviction, many unresolved issues (Yahoo Sports)

It’s been five years since ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse. Sandusky, 73, is pursuing an appeal under the state’s Post Conviction Relief Act as he serves a 30- to 60-year prison se…

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Ex-Michigan State football player ordered to trial (Yahoo Sports)

MASON, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan State football player Auston Robertson has been ordered to trial on sexual assault charges.

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Kansas to move forward with $300M stadium renovation plan (Yahoo Sports)

Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger says plans to renovate Memorial Stadium and build and indoor training facility are moving forward and will cost around $300 million. The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/2sUNiZx ) reports that Zenger made the ann…

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Top 10 FCS players entering 2017 season (Yahoo Sports)

(STATS) – There are so many factors when ranking the best of the best FCS players: An explosive season. Consistent excellence over a career. NFL potential.

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Sam Houston-Prairie View changed to Sept. 7 (Yahoo Sports)

(STATS) – The date of Sam Houston State at Prairie View A&M has been moved up two days to Sept. 7, the schools announced Wednesday.

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WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr. leaves Huskers, may return in 2018 (Yahoo Sports)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska freshman receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. won’t play for the Cornhuskers this fall.

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The Latest: Ex-football player testifies in rape trial (Yahoo Sports)

An ex-Vanderbilt football player says that when his teammates said they wanted to have sex with an unconscious woman, he was going to leave the dorm room — but they told him he wasn’t going anywhere. Brandon Banks’ testimony Wednesday suggested he wa…

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