Category: Cfl football

FSU DE Sweat may miss Louisville clash

Florida State starting defensive end Josh Sweat is in danger of missing Saturday’s showdown with Louisville due to a left knee injury suffered in practice on Thursday. Sweat, a sophomore, didn’t fly with the team to Louisville on Thursday night, according to published reports. It remains possible he could travel at some point on Friday […]

Leach: Police are targeting WSU players

Washington State coach Mike Leach is complaining that police in Pullman and members of the media are unfairly focusing on alleged misdeeds by his players. Leach read a prepared statement after practice on Tuesday night in which he complained about three recent incidents that led to assault investigations by police. Leach said he was concerned […]

ACC to decide on moving Dec. title game

NCAA President Mark Emmert says it is up to the Atlantic Coast Conference to decide whether it wants to follow the association’s lead and pull events out of North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people. In an interview Tuesday with The Associated Press, Emmert said the association expects […]

Okla. St.-CMU unlikely to bring changes

The officiating error that gave Central Michigan a chance to beat Oklahoma State is unlikely to lead to changes in the way officials enforce penalties at the end of games. Rogers Redding, the former national coordinator of officials who sits on the NCAA’s football rules committee, told The Associated Press on Monday that the circumstances […]

Refs who blew CMU ending banned 2 games

The Mid-American Conference says the eight-man officiating crew that botched the end of the Central Michigan-Oklahoma State game has been suspended for two games. And the Big 12 announced Sunday that the two-person video replay crew that worked the same game also has been suspended for two games. Officials mistakenly gave Central Michigan an untimed […]

Close calls cost Clemson, UGA in Top 25

Oklahoma State dropped out of The Associated college football poll after a controversial loss, and Georgia and Clemson fell after close calls against lightly regarded opposition. Alabama is still No. 1, receiving 56 out of 61 first-place votes Sunday. No. 2 Florida State, No. 3 Ohio State and No. 4 Michigan all moved up one […]

Dungy part of USF pitch to join Big 12

Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy was part of South Florida’s pitch to the Big 12 and former major league first baseman Tino Martinez also went to bat for the Bulls. The Big 12 on Friday concluded a week of meetings in North Texas with the 11 schools vying to join the conference. USF, Cincinnati […]

Charleston Southern suspends 14 vs. FSU

(STATS) – Charleston Southern will play without 14 suspended players on Saturday when the No. 7-ranked FCS team visits FBS No. 3 Florida State. The Big South Conference university has suspended 32 players for NCAA rules violations that stem from their misusing financial aid allocated for books to purchase other items at the school bookstore. […]

Charleston So. facing big bans vs. FSU

(STATS) – Player suspensions could leave Charleston Southern very shorthanded on Saturday when the No. 7-ranked FCS team plays at FBS No. 3 Florida State. The university announced last week an internal review for possible NCAA rules violations. It has led to players being suspended for using scholarship money allocated for books to purchase other […]

Texas ranked for first time under Strong

Texas is ranked for the first time under coach Charlie Strong, coming in at No. 11 in the latest Associated Press college football rankings after a rousing opening victory against Notre Dame. The last time the Longhorns were ranked was November 2013, Mack Brown’s last as coach. No. 10 Wisconsin also made a big jump […]