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Texts: Favre also asked for social funds for football facilities

Texts: Favre also asked for social funds for football facilities

JACKSON, miss. (AP) – After Mississippi spent millions of welfare dollars on Brett Favre’s pet project, a college volleyball arena, the retired NFL quarterback tried two years later to get extra money from the state welfare agency for another athletic facility, according to new court documents. Then-Governor Republican Phil Bryant texted Favre in 2019, who …

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“Fire Carl!  Late Carl!  CU Buffs football is a 3 ring circus.  Can QB Owen McCown prevent terrible defense Karl Dorrell from clowning around at 0-12?

“Fire Carl! Late Carl! CU Buffs football is a 3 ring circus. Can QB Owen McCown prevent terrible defense Karl Dorrell from clowning around at 0-12?

BOULDER — Owen McCown had the best passing game for a CU Buffs quarterback in nearly two years on Saturday. As far as we know, the kid didn’t celebrate by jumping straight into the transfer portal. Hey, in Boulder right now, that’s progress. “I don’t know if it was good enough to win,” beleaguered Buffs …

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BYU will honor the Black 14, a group of former Wyoming football players who once protested LDS church politics

BYU will honor the Black 14, a group of former Wyoming football players who once protested LDS church politics

BYU Saturday night will recognize members of the Black 14, a group of former Wyoming players expelled from the team in 1969 for wanting to protest a Church of Latter-day Saints policy that barred black men from becoming priests. Black 14 members Mel Hamilton and John Griffin will serve as “Y Lighters” and be honored …

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NCAA announces recruiting violations and penalties for LSU football

NCAA announces recruiting violations and penalties for LSU football

Once again, USL football finds itself under the microscope of the NCAA from the upside-down era of Ed Orgeron. On Thursday, the NCAA released the list of penalties under the Tigers program, stemming from reported recruiting violations committed by former Tigers assistant coach James Cregg. LSU faces one year probation, a $5,000 fine, an official …

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NCAA places LSU football on probation, accepts school's self-imposed penalties for recruiting violation

NCAA places LSU football on probation, accepts school’s self-imposed penalties for recruiting violation

The NCAA placed LSU’s football program on one-year probation and issued a three-year show cause against a former assistant coach, who it says admitted to meeting a prospect and giving him football equipment. team during a COVID-19 recruitment dead period. The Tigers said they fired offensive line coach James Cregg for cause in June 2021 …

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Amador varsity football team suspended while school investigates group chat

Amador varsity football team suspended while school investigates group chat

Amador High School’s varsity football team is off the field as the school district investigates a thread associated with the 30-man football team. Three staff members have also been placed on administrative leave until further notice. In a letter to parents, school district officials said, “We are asking the community to allow us to complete …

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Ranking every college football team after Week 3: Washington is back on the rise

What a difference a year makes in Seattle. A year ago around this time, Washington was 1-2 with losses to FCS Montana and Michigan in which the Huskies scored a combined 17 points. On Saturday, the Huskies scored 39 points in a dominating win over a Michigan State team ranked No. 1. 11 in the …

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Top 7 teams remain stable in AP Top 25 college football poll;  Washington Huskies debut at No. 18

Top 7 teams remain stable in AP Top 25 college football poll; Washington Huskies debut at No. 18

Washington debuted the season in the Associated Press college football poll on Sunday at No. 1. 18, and Penn State and Oregon entered the top 15 after all three posted decisive non-conference wins. . A weekend filled with blowouts by highly ranked teams kept the top 10 almost unchanged. No. Georgia earned six more first-place …

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Nebraska football must follow Oklahoma's lead.  It's Mark Stoops time.

Nebraska football must follow Oklahoma’s lead. It’s Mark Stoops time.

The ‘N’ on the side of the helmet stands for ‘Nobodies’. For anyone under 30, Nebraska football is your bald uncle with the bear belly and the oversized truck that’s been telling you the same stories about its glory days since 1998. If I’m Cornhuskers athletic director Trev Alberts, I challenge Kentucky coach Mark Stoops …

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Fake Pelini: Time to enjoy Nebraska football the way God intended, Husker Nation

Husker Nation had whispered it. The students had sung it. And finally, on Sunday, Nebraska athletic director Trev Alberts announced it: it was time for Scott Frost to go. There had been clear signs that Frost wasn’t the right guy to lead the Cornhuskers for a while, but Husker fans refused to acknowledge them. After …

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