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4:48 PM ET Maryland has suspended voluntary workouts for its football program after nine individuals — not necessarily all football players — tested positive for the coronavirus, the school announced Saturday. The University Health Center conducted on-campus screenings of 185 student-athletes and staff across several teams on July 7-8. A school spokesperson told ESPN the
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8:00 AM ET The Pac-12’s strength is in the eye of the beholder. The conference has quite obviously lacked in the “major national title contenders” department for a bit, and its resident blue blood, USC, has won just 13 games in two years. The conference has fallen far behind other power leagues in the revenue
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8:57 PM ET Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott has tested positive for the coronavirus and is self-quarantining, the league announced Friday night. In its statement, the Pac-12 said Scott experienced mild flu-like symptoms late this week and was tested for COVID-19 out of an abundance of caution. He is self-quarantining at the direction of his doctor
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12:10 PM ET Duke football coach David Cutcliffe said he remains “very optimistic” there will be college football this season, but he doubts it will look much like a normal season due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “It’s going to be disrupted,” Cutcliffe said on a Zoom call Friday. “I don’t know if we’ll get
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2:31 AM ET Associated Press Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack has added a position to his department, bucking a trend toward athletic cuts during the coronavirus pandemic. Salatha T. Willis was named associate athletic director for diversity, culture and climate this week. He is charged with developing and implementing new ways to create an equitable
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8:11 PM ET While acknowledging there will be challenges this year for the 13-member College Football Playoff Selection committee, executive director Bill Hancock told ESPN on Thursday that the group will continue to use its existing protocol to determine the top four teams in the country — at least for now. “This is why the
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12:08 PM ET Associated Press GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida and NC State have scheduled a home-and-home series in football for 2026 and 2032. The Gators will travel to Raleigh, North Carolina, to start the series. The Wolfpack will make the trip to Gainesville six years later to complete it. The two programs have met 14
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7:35 PM ET Ohio State has paused all voluntary workouts on campus following the results of its most recent COVID-19 testing of student-athletes, the school announced Wednesday, but it didn’t release the number of positive tests, citing a concern that it could “lead to the identification of specific individuals and compromise their medical privacy.” The
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10:50 AM ET Jahneil Douglas, a 22-year-old defensive lineman with the Toledo Rockets, was shot and killed late Tuesday night. According to a report from local station WTOL, Douglas was shot outside Gino’s Pizza around 11:30 p.m. after police said a fight broke out between two men. No arrests have been made. Jahneil Douglas, 22,
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6:22 PM ET Associated Press CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Austin Peay has promoted associate head coach Marquase Lovings to interim head football coach for the Governors’ upcoming season. Athletic director Gerald Harrison announced Lovings’ promotion on Tuesday, days after Mark Hudspeth resigned after one season for personal reasons. Harrison said he met with both coaches and
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1:29 PM ET Eric WoodyardESPN Andre Rison is tired of keeping a secret amid numerous social injustice and racial equality issues centered on Black people in America. Rison, a former Michigan State All-American and NFL All-Pro, alleges that when he was a sophomore at MSU, assistant coach Carl “Buck” Nystrom struck him in the locker
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6:38 PM ET As the number of coronavirus cases continues to climb throughout the country, the level of concern among college football’s decision-makers has risen, too, but the Power 5 conference leaders have told ESPN they still aren’t ready to make any major changes to the sport’s calendar, instead targeting the end of July to
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12:27 PM ET Associated Press Coastal Carolina already had one of the smaller athletic budgets in the FBS, and that was before a 15% spending cut was ordered because of projected declines in state funding and student fees stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. Facing the prospect of having to pay for testing of returning athletes
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