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Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Urban Meyer gestures while speaking at a press conference in Columbus, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Mitch Stacy)
September 17, 2018 - 4:33 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said he has sent letters and had conversations with families of players as a key step toward containing and repairing the scandal that led to his three-game suspension, a saga he describes as "a window in time I made an error." He acknowledged...
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FILE - In this July 14, 2018, file photo, people, left, talk to tellers while placing bets at the Meadowlands Racetrack, in East Rutherford, N.J. Dozens of states are rushing to capitalize on the U.S. Supreme Court lifting a federal ban on sports gambling. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
September 17, 2018 - 1:46 pm
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — It's early in a college basketball game and Team A, playing methodically and using up most of the 30-second shot clock, falls behind 10-6. Scattered around the bleachers, several fans staring at their smartphones celebrate silently: they have bet on Team B to be the first to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, UCLA head coach Chip Kelly stands during an NCAA college football game between UCLA and Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. Kelly is among the first-year head coaches who are struggling to start the season. The Bruins dropped to 0-3 with their 38-14 home loss to Fresno State. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
September 16, 2018 - 4:55 pm
Misery loves company, and there's plenty to go around for first-year coaches at some of the high-pedigree programs in college football. Chip Kelly is 0-3 at UCLA, Scott Frost is 0-2 at Nebraska, Willie Taggart hasn't beaten a Football Bowl Subdivision opponent at Florida State and neither has Kevin...
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Storefronts have wood paneling installed over windows, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in New Bern, N.C., as a precaution against storm damage from Hurricane Florence. (Gray Whitley/Sun Journal via AP)
September 11, 2018 - 6:24 pm
Hurricane Florence has forced the cancellation of several Top 25 games this weekend, including No. 13 Virginia Tech's home game against East Carolina, No. 14 West Virginia's trip to North Carolina State and No. 18 UCF's game at North Carolina. The Category 4 storm's approach led to a series of...
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September 03, 2018 - 7:42 pm
The NCAA will be back in court Tuesday in California, defending its amateurism rules against plaintiffs who say capping compensation at the value of a scholarship violates federal antitrust law. The claim against the NCAA and the 11 conferences that have participated at the highest level of college...
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Fans are asked to leave the stadium after lightning was spotted as Iowas State takes on South Dakota State in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney)
September 01, 2018 - 11:41 pm
A night of miserable and dangerous weather put a damper on one of the most highly anticipated season openers in recent memory at Iowa State. The game against South Dakota State was canceled on Saturday night after a 2 ½-hour delay caused by lightning. The Cyclones made the announcement just before...
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Maryland interim head coach Matt Canada, center, huddles with the team during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
September 01, 2018 - 6:51 pm
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — It was one of those rare occurrences when the sequel proved even more impressive than the original. Maryland emerged from a trying offseason with an emotionally charged 34-29 upset of No. 23 Texas on Saturday, shaking off a lengthy weather delay to provide Matt Canada a...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2018, file photo, Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer makes a statement during a news conference in Columbus, Ohio. Meyer’s current suspension and previous paid leave have restricted him from talking football with his staff and athletes during August with one exception _ a team meeting the day after the suspension was announced. Emails from the senior vice president for human resources show Meyer and athletic director Gene Smith were allowed to meet with the players and coaches last Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)
August 31, 2018 - 4:38 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer is pushing back on the reasons for his three-game suspension with claims that don't fully square with details laid out in the investigation that led to his punishment. Meyer tweeted a statement Friday that he says intends to clarify what...
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August 30, 2018 - 8:31 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas football coach Tom Herman said Thursday he's willing to talk to the NCAA about a 2014 visit to a Florida strip club with Zach Smith when both were Ohio State assistants. Ohio State this week identified Herman as the assistant with Smith at the club, a visit that was...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2018 file photo, Ohio State University trustee Jeffrey Wadsworth attends a meeting of Ohio State University trustees to discuss the future of NCAA college football coach Urban Meyer in Columbus, Ohio. Wadsworth, who thought football coach Urban Meyer deserved more than a three-game suspension and resigned from the board over it, said Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, that he was alone in advocating a stiffer penalty when trustees discussed the matter. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)
August 30, 2018 - 6:35 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio State University trustee who thought football coach Urban Meyer deserved more than a three-game suspension and resigned from the board over it said Thursday that he was alone in advocating a stiffer penalty when trustees discussed the matter. Former board chairman...
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