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First-year Penn State coach Franklin stresses importance of depth

Given that Big Ten coaches by and large are not a jovial bunch, at least when they're addressing a crowd of media, Franklin got everyone's attention right away.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Former Georgia track star killed in car accident

Former University of Georgia champion sprinter Torrin Lawrence died early Monday morning in a car accident on Interstate 75 near Cordele, Ga.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Kerron Clement, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Track And Field, NCAA Women's Basketball, Georgia Bulldogs Women's Basketball, University of Georgia NCAA

Cardinals find gem in 6th-round pick Ellington

Team after team passed on Ellington until Arizona made him the 187th player chosen in that draft.


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Eastern Kentucky returns with a new-look defense

The Colonels have moved junior Marquise Piton and sophomore LaJuan Smith from linebacker to defensive end.


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Murray State aims to become OVC contenders

Fifth-year Murray State coach Chris Hatcher has returned the program to OVC relevance thanks to his exciting "Hatch Attack" offense.


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Reloaded Wisconsin embraces expectations

Wisconsin might have some rebuilding ahead as it replaces 13 starters from a team that went 9-4 last fall -- including 10 that went to the NFL.


Related Topix: James White, Sports, University of Wisconsin NCAA, Wisconsin Badgers NCAA Football, NCAA Football

Tigers ready to follow up best season in decades

The Tigers, who have produced such NFL players as Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Richard Dent and Ed "Too Tall" Jones, ranked in the top 10 nationally in 2013 for total defense, scoring defense and turnovers gained.


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Brown still devising new schemes at Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech coach Watson Brown is known for his offensive innovation, and he has some plans to use Darian Stone in a new hybrid "QW" quarterback-wing position.


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Northwestern coach: Union push unified team

No matter how this season unfolds, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald insists there is no more unified team than his Wildcats.


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Giants K Brown has competition from McManus

Brown says he's not surprised and that it's just part of the business of being a kicker.


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Lansing State Journal

MSU football position preview: MSU may field best special teams in Dantonio's tenure

The 2014 Michigan State football team is scheduled to report for preseason camp Friday, four weeks before the Aug. 29 season opener against Jacksonville State.


Related Topix: Sports, Michigan State University NCAA, Michigan State Spartans NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Travis Jackson, Mike Sadler

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Bengals DT's 4-year-old daughter fights for life

Bengals DT Devon Still's daughter fights for life Lineman contemplated quitting football to be with daughter.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, Devon Still, NFL Players, Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs, Rice University NCAA, Rice Owls NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Kyle Williams (San Francisco 49ers)

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Attention turns to Ravens running back Bernard Pierce for early contributions

Bernard Pierce got a taste of what the next four weeks will be like when his walk off the field with a team doctor late in Saturday's practice became the talk of Ravens ' training camp.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, NFL Players, Bernard Pierce, Ray Rice, Mike Anderson, NCAA Football, Temple Owls NCAA Football, Temple University NCAA

KARE-TV Minneapolis

How private gurus keep influencing college QBs

Private coaches growing influence on college quarterbacks Private tutors are a growing influence on college quarterbacks, to mixed reactions of their coaches.


Related Topix: Sports, Western Kentucky Hilltoppers NCAA Football, Western Kentucky University NCAA, NCAA Football, Brandon Doughty, Florida State Seminoles NCAA Football, Florida State University NCAA, E.J Manuel

WIS-TV Columbia

Richland County deputy injured in traffic accident

A woman was arrested after she stabbed a man in the chest at their Sumter home early Saturday morning, deputies said.


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The News Tribune

Chip Kelly's greatest success came off the field at Oregon

The offseason before Chip Kelly's second year at Oregon was all "turmoil and disaster," the way Mark Saltveit, author of "The Tao of Chip Kelly," recalls it.


Related Topix: LaMichael James, Darron Thomas, Rob Beard, Kiko Alonso, Sports, University of Oregon NCAA, Oregon Ducks NCAA Football, NCAA Football, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles

Extra Points: The 'Buzz' on Nick Foles

Peyton Manning earned his record fifth MVP award in 2013 after perhaps the best statistical season in NFL history, breaking multiple NFL passing records, most notably the single-season marks for touchdowns and passing yards , while piloting an offense which led the NFL in scoring and totaled the most points in league lore.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, Nick Foles, NFL Players, University of Arizona NCAA, Arizona Wildcats NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Johnny Manziel

The News-Press

Titans rookie QB: 'Never fun to get punched'

Titans' Zach Mettenberger: 'Never fun to get punched' Sucker-punched, Titans rookie QB Zach Mettenberger ready to move on Check out this story on "I get Roll-Tided a lot,'' the former LSU quarterback said with a smile on Saturday after the Titans completed their first practice of training camp.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tennessee Titans, Zach Mettenberger, NFL Players, Chance Warmack, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, University of Alabama NCAA, NCAA Football

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Island Packet

Panthers lose rookie RB Gaffney for season

Gaffney was Carolina's sixth-round draft pick out of Stanford and was expected to provide some depth in the backfield.


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Washington Times

Raiders have high hopes for rookie Khalil Mack

The former two-star recruit who got his only scholarship offer from Buffalo coming out of high school, worked his way into a first-round pick this spring and is being compared to some of the best pass-rushing linebackers in the league before he even puts his pads on for the first time.


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