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A Training Football Is Helping Cut Down on Fumbles One Beep at a Time

A handful of N.F.L. and N.C.A.A. teams have adopted the ball, which emits sound when a player is holding it using the fundamental five points of pressure.

Briles Officially Out at Baylor After Sexual Assault Scandal

Baylor and Art Briles have mutually agreed to part ways, almost a month after the release of a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against football players and the coach being suspended by school regents "with intent to terminate."

A Young Athlete’s World of Pain, and Where It Led

Kosta Karageorge, an Ohio State wrestler and football player who hid concussion symptoms because he felt it was the manly thing to do, killed himself in 2014.

DA Declines to Prosecute Arrested Alabama Players

The district attorney's office has decided not to prosecute Alabama offensive lineman Cam Robinson and reserve defensive back Laurence "Hootie" Jones on drug and weapons charges, with the district attorney saying he didn't want to "ruin the lives" of the two football players.

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh Blazes Path With Satellite Camps

Coach Harbaugh has furthered his reputation as a lightning rod with his method of barnstorming the country to interact with pre-college players.

SEC’s Move to Clear the Air on Instant Replay Feeds Fans’ Cloud of Suspicion

Many of the passionate followers of teams in one of the nation’s premier football conferences are wary of change, even if the result is making the correct call.

Grobe: Winning Not at Expense of Character at Hurting Baylor

Acting Baylor coach Jim Grobe says winning is very important but won't come at the expense of character and integrity.

Big 12 to Bring Back Football Championship in 2017

The Big 12 is bringing back its football championship game in 2017, regardless of whether the conference expands from its current 10 members.

SEC Expands 'Serious Misconduct' Rule for Transfer Students

The Southeastern Conference anticipates continuing dialogue and maybe even broadening the scope of its "serious misconduct" rule.

Education, Athletics at Odds in Debate Over Grad Transfers

Akeel Lynch went from starter to backup at Penn State last season as freshman Saquon Barkley emerged as one of the best running backs in the country.

Report: Briles Says He Would Have Done Things Differently

Former Baylor coach Art Briles tells a Waco, Texas, television station that the report on the handling of sexual assault allegations commissioned by the school has not been shared with him and that he assumes it supports a conclusion already drawn by the board of regents.

SEC Coaches Welcome New Replay,' Want to Get It Right'

Steve Shaw has a busy week at the Southeastern Conference's annual meetings.

Manning, Spurrier Debut on College Hall of Fame Ballot

Peyton Manning and his old college football nemesis, Steve Spurrier, could enter the Hall of Fame at the same time.

SEC Expected to Exclude Transfers Who Have a History of Violence

Players in all sports would not be allowed to transfer into the conference if they had been disciplined at a previous university for most offenses involving violence or stalking.

Alabama's Saban Rips Satellite Camps, Harbaugh Fires Back

Alabama coach Nick Saban said Tuesday he wasn't going to talk about satellite camps — and then he ranted about them.

Ole Miss' Freeze 'Owning Mistakes,' Denies Paying Players

Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze is "owning the mistakes" made during his tenure, which include NCAA violations, but says neither he nor his assistants knowingly did anything wrong.

AP Source: Baylor Will Hire Former Wake Coach Grobe

A person involved in the decision tells The Associated Press that Baylor will hire former Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe to lead its football program this season.

Mississippi Self-Imposes Scholarship Cuts in Football

Mississippi has self-imposed scholarship reductions in football because of NCAA violations.

Sports of The Times: At Baylor, Charity Toward Kenneth Starr Follows Outrage

Starr was stripped of his presidency after a report on mishandled accusations of sexual misconduct, but he will remain as chancellor, raising questions of accountability.

Pitt RB James Conner Grateful as Cancer Goes Into Remission

James Conner's spring — much like that of former Pittsburgh teammate Tyler Boyd— included a phone call that changed his life.

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