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  • Clemson's Swinney won't change after complaint

    April 23, 2014

    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Wednesday he wouldn't change procedures after the Freedom From Religion Foundation's letter of complaint expressing concerns about the football program's connection to the coach's Christian religion.

  • NCAA puts Wisconsin college on probation over aid

    April 23, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - The NCAA placed Wisconsin-River Falls on probation for one year Wednesday, saying the Division III school failed to monitor the scholarship process and allowed a former head football coach to be involved in arranging financial aid packages.

  • Emmert supports more efficient, effective NCAA

    April 23, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - NCAA President Mark Emmert believes college sports can address the concerns of union organizers without changing the entire model.Emmert acknowledged Wednesday, in an interview with The Associated Press, that under a proposed new governance structure, the richest sports programs would have the autonomy to provide more money and more counseling and perhaps even more protections to student-athletes. He also thinks the new structure could help finance the travel of athletes' families to postseason tournaments.

  • Jones seeks solutions for Tennessee's depth issues

    April 23, 2014

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee football coach Butch Jones doesn't hesitate to point out his biggest concern heading into his second season.''Hands down, it's depth,'' Jones said Wednesday in a post-spring interview with The Associated Press. ''It's depth still throughout the entire football program. We're still dealing with the realities of building a program.''

  • Arkansas' Derby making most of move to tight end

    April 23, 2014

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - AJ Derby was admittedly stubborn about giving the quarterback position every chance he could.That is, until the Arkansas senior realized his final season of college football was approaching - with the very real possibility he might not see the field.

  • TCU WR Brandon Carter faces drug possession count

    April 23, 2014

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - TCU wide receiver Brandon Carter has been charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop.TCU athletic officials on Wednesday did not immediately comment on the arrest of Carter, who has not taken part in spring practices for academic reasons.

  • 2 ex-college football players charged with assault

    April 23, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Two former college football players who went to high school together were charged Wednesday with beating up a homeless man.Craig Parsons, a former Boston College tight end, and Anthony Varrichione, an ex-quarterback at Marist College, were accused of kicking and punching the 50-year-old man unconscious early Jan. 26 in the city's Allston neighborhood.

  • Penn St. fans plan new statue of Joe Paterno

    April 23, 2014

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - With one Joe Paterno statue in storage, fans of the late Penn State football coach are commissioning a new one to be placed across from the university.A State College, Pa., restaurant owner says he's interested in having the new statue put in front of his establishment.