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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

College football to implement rule that will encourage touchbacks

HOOVER, Ala. – College football is in the middle of a two-year rules cycle, meaning only changes for safety reasons can be implemented for this season.

Freeh issues blistering report on Penn State sex abuse scandal

WASHINGTON – Top officials at Penn State University, including the late head football coach Joe Paterno, knew as far back as 1998 that Jerry Sandusky was molesting young boys on campus, yet failed to take action to stop it, according to the findings of a long-awaited report released Thursday.

FOOTBALL: BCS out, four-team playoff in

LOS ANGELES – They said it wasn't a rubber stamp decision, but it ended with high fives. After years of debate, and ultimately compromise, a playoff in college football is at long last coming. The Bowl Championship Series, born in 1998, soon will be dead.

Jury finds Sandusky guilty in child sex -abuse trial

BELLEFONTE, Pa. - Jerry Sandusky has been convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse.

Conferences coming together on BCS plan

CHICAGO – For college football fans hoping to hear a plan has been reached for a postseason playoff, keep waiting. But maybe not for long.

Testimony begins in Sandusky sex-abuse trial

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – As opening arguments began Monday in the trial of former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky, prosecutors showed jurors slides of eight adolescent boys, putting faces to the stories of children alleged to have suffered sexual abuse by Sandusky over the years.

Jury selection complete for Jerry Sandusky trial

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – Half of the jury that will decide the fate of Jerry Sandusky has ties to Penn State, the iconic university shaken to its foundations by the sexual molestation charges against the retired football coach.

COLUMN: Easy part is saying yes to a college football playoff

DESTIN, Fla. – The decision to implement a playoff in college football, which is inching closer to reality, might ultimately be viewed as the easy portion of what could become a difficult logistical tug-of-war between college football factions.

COLUMN: Post-BCS Era calls for real change

Thinking of the late great Bill Walsh during his time at Stanford is kind of like thinking of Paul McCartney with Wings, or Tony Shalhoub with ... Wings.
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo freshman 165-pound wrestler Dominic Kastl has been named to the 2012 Amateur Wrestling News All-Rookie Team. The Gilroy High School graduate (Class of 2010) also was ranked as the No. 3 freshman in the nation in his weight class.

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