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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2017, file photo, Florida State's head coach Jimbo Fisher, right, meets Delaware State's head coach Kenny Carter at midfield before the start of an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee Fla. The latest issue in a mostly forgettable season for Florida State is a possible administrative error, apparently discovered by a Reddit user, that calls into question the Seminoles' bowl eligibility. The Independence Bowl between Florida State and Southern Miss will go on, regardless, and Seminoles fans can only hope that they can finally put 2017 to rest.(AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)
December 22, 2017 - 11:14 pm
Florida State has faced one problem after another since starting the season ranked No. 3. The latest twist in a strange and disappointing season for the Seminoles came Friday when it was forced to defend its bowl eligibility after it had been called into question by fan-led investigation posted on...
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December 22, 2017 - 6:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA has extended the suspensions of freshman basketball players Jalen Hill and Cody Riley through the end of the season as a result of their admitted shoplifting during the team's trip to China in November. Athletic director Dan Guerrero and coach Steve Alford announced the...
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December 06, 2017 - 10:40 am
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Arkansas has hired SMU's Chad Morris to become the school's new football coach. The 49-year-old Morris agrees to a six-year contract and replaces Bret Bielema, who was fired after a regular-...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher watches during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. Two people with direct knowledge of the decision say Fisher has resigned to take the same job at Texas A&M. Fisher handed in his resignation after a meeting with university President John Thrasher on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. according to the people who spoke on condition of anonymity because Florida State had not announced the move. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
December 02, 2017 - 1:15 am
College football news moved faster this week than Oregon's offense in Chip Kelly's hey-day with the Ducks, and the blur started with Kelly himself deciding to return to the Pac-12. In a span of a week, four Southeastern Conference teams hired new coaches, including Texas A&M, which pulled off...
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Phillip Fulmer follows University of Tennessee Chancellor Beverly Davenport into a press conference, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Knoxville, Tenn., where he was named athletic director at the university. The university placed former AD John Currie on paid leave amid what has been a tumultuous and embarrassing football coaching search. (Calvin Mattheis/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)
December 01, 2017 - 7:57 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has turned to its familiar past to comfort its uneasy fan base in an attempt to rescue what has been a tumultuous and embarrassing football coaching search. The man Volunteers faithful blamed for the chaos: John Currie. Chancellor Beverly Davenport, who watched as...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2016, file photo, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher shouts instructions during the team's NCAA college football game against Clemson in Tallahassee, Fla. Two people with direct knowledge of the decision say Fisher has resigned to take the same job at Texas A&M. Fisher handed in his resignation after a meeting with university President John Thrasher on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. according to the people who spoke on condition of anonymity because Florida State had not announced the move. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File)
December 01, 2017 - 6:41 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jimbo Fisher is leaving Florida State for Texas A&M, four years after leading the Seminoles to their third national title. Fisher told university President John Thrasher on Friday that he was resigning to accept Texas A&M's offer. "I believe Texas A&M is getting...
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December 01, 2017 - 1:13 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — AP Sources: Football coach Jimbo Fisher resigns at Florida State to take job at Texas A&M.
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FILE - in this Oct. 21, 2017, file photo, Washington State coach Mike Leach watches from the sideline during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Colorado in Pullman, Wash. A person with direct knowledge of the meeting says Leach met with Tennessee athletic director John Currie to discuss the Volunteers’ coaching vacancy. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither side intended to make the meeting public. The meeting was in Los Angeles earlier Thursday, Nov. 30, and Leach was scheduled to fly back to Pullman. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)
December 01, 2017 - 1:07 am
Washington State football coach Mike Leach met with Tennessee athletic director John Currie on Thursday to discuss the Volunteers' coaching vacancy, according to a person with direct knowledge of the meeting. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither side...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2008, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs coach Herm Edwards watches the team's NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Denver. A person with direct knowledge of the plan has told The Associated Press that Edwards is in line to become Arizona State's next coach, pending approval of the university president. The official spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Wednesday night, Nov. 29, 2017, because the deal and official announcement are still being finalized. Edwards has not coached since 2008, when he was fired after a 2-14 season with the Chiefs. He also coached the New York Jets from 2001-05 and has spent the last nine years as an analyst for ESPN. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 29, 2017 - 11:16 pm
A person with direct knowledge of the plan has told The Associated Press that former NFL coach Herm Edwards is in line to become Arizona State's next coach, pending approval of the university president. The official spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the deal and...
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A Tennessee fan holds a sign reading "No Schiano!" during a gathering of Tennessee fans reacting to the possibility of hiring Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano for its head coaching vacancy Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Calvin Mattheis/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)
November 27, 2017 - 4:41 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee athletic director John Currie is defending his coaching search and vouching for the character of Greg Schiano a day after negotiations between the two parties broke down amid a public backlash. Currie issued a statement Monday acknowledging the Ohio State defensive...
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