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  • Pelini: Get rid of Signing Day

    July 29, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - If Nebraska coach Bo Pelini had his way, National Signing Day would be a thing of the past. And the result would be an improved recruiting process.''You've made a commitment to a young man to come play in your program, why do we have to wait to any certain day?'' Pelini said. ''Why don't we just go ahead and let's sign on the dotted line, let's get it over with and move forward.''

  • Playoffs could create chances for Big Ten teams

    July 29, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - As he watched the BCS championship game last season, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook could not help but wonder:What if a playoff system were in place? Would the Spartans be playing for the biggest prize?No need to wonder anymore. The old BCS system is out. A four-team playoff to determine a national champion is being implemented this season, and that could open some more opportunities for the Big Ten and the other four power conferences.

  • Aresco touts American power as playoff era begins

    July 29, 2014

    NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Commissioner Mike Aresco took to the podium at media day for the American Athletic Conference and talked about power.''We all hear a lot about Power 5 conferences, the Equity 5, the High Resource 5, the Group of 5, the Autonomy 5, whatever you choose to call them, and we consider ourselves a power conference as well,'' Aresco said Tuesday. ''We're not going to take a backseat to anyone. We see the landscape as five plus one and we're knocking on the door. Our goal is to be in the conversation as the sixth power conference. I believe by virtue of our performance that we already are.''

  • Cincinnati's Legaux coming back string from injury

    July 29, 2014

    NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Less than a year after a gruesome knee injury made Cincinnati quarterback Munchie Legaux face the possibility of never playing football again, he's talking about starting the first game of the season for the Bearcats.Legaux is overly optimistic, but who could blame him?