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Nation Jul 29SEC invites Oklahoma and Texas to join league in 2025
Southeastern Conference university presidents voted to invite Texas and Oklahoma to join the league and create a 16-team powerhouse on the field and at the bank.
Politics Jun 17WATCH: Former athletes, advocates testify on compensating college players
Former college athletes and advocates will testify on compensation for college sports players before the Senate Commerce Committee Thursday.
Nation Sep 24Pac-12 football season to kick off in November
The Pac-12 has set a Nov. 6 start date for a seven-game football season, following the Big Ten in overturning its August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about playing through the pandemic.
Nation Aug 11Big Ten and Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid COVID-19 concerns
Both conferences cited the risk of trying to keep players from contracting and spreading the coronavirus when the programs are not operating in a bubble like the NBA and NHL are doing.
Nation May 29NCAA releases plan to bring athletes back to campus
The NCAA has released a long and detailed plan to help schools bring athletes back to campus during the pandemic. The move comes as schools across the country prepare for the return of athletes as early as June 8.
Nation Apr 29NCAA supports plan allowing college athletes to earn money from endorsements
The NCAA announced Wednesday that its Board of Governors supports a plan that gives athletes the ability to cash in on their names, images and likenesses as never before and without involvement from the association, schools or conferences.
Nation Mar 11Only essential staff and limited family permitted at NCAA tournaments
Plans for refunding tickets purchased in advance are still being worked out.
Nation Jan 14LSU caps a magical season by beating Clemson 42-25 for the title
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another score and finished off one of the most accomplished seasons in college football history by leading the top-ranked Tigers to a victory.
Nation Oct 29NCAA board approves athlete compensation for image, likeness
The NCAA Board of Governors voted unanimously on Tuesday to clear the way for the amateur athletes to "benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness."…
Nation Aug 03Meyer says he followed protocol for 2015 abuse allegations
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer insisted Friday that he followed proper reporting protocols regarding domestic violence allegations against an assistant coach in 2015, defending himself and his storied career in his first extensive comments since he was put on paid…