4:30 AM EST, Thu December 18, 2014
Florida Times-Union 9 hours ago

Oregon's loss of CB Ifo Ekpre-Olumu might be the biggest of any CFP final four team

Short of one of the College Football Playoff teams losing their starting quarterback (which would put Ohio State on its fourth), the knee injury to Oregon senior cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu earlier in practice this week that knocks him out of the CFP semifinal against Florida State in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 could be as devastating as it gets. read more

Videos: James Coley, Stacy Coley, Jon Feliciano talk to the Media

Miami continues preparations for 12/27 Bowl Game Vs South Carolina. First up we have OC James Coley talking to the media about Ryan Williams, and the role he and Jake Heaps played in developing Brad Kaaya. He also talks newly signed TE Jerome Washington. "We were the first on him. And then a bunch of other schools were on him. He's a big kid, he was kind of hidden away, it's a remarkable story." Also intriguing was that Coley said that Stacy (Coley) "looked real good" in practice today. That, the development of Standish Dobard, and much more below. (Canes All Access) Speaking of Stacy...

Stan Pocock, Pacific Northwest rowing legend, dies at 91

Stan Pocock speaks to youth rowers in 2011 at the Pocock Rowing Center Junior Banquet. (Courtesy photo: Matthew Lacey/George Pocock Rowing Foundation) The Pocock name is synonymous with rowing in the Pacific Northwest, and Stan Pocock was just as integral to the sport as his father, George. Stan Pocock built fine racing shells and made countless technical innovations. He led championship crews at the University of Washington. He brought love and passion to the local rowing community. He died Monday at the age of 91. “Stan was still coming down to the shellhouse and connecting with our...
SWX 9 hours ago
Cougars Sign Two JUCO Transfers

Cougars Sign Two JUCO Transfers

Washington State football has signed safety Shalom Luani and defensive end Jeremiah Mitchell to a National Letter of Intent and both will join the Cougars this January in time for the start of the spring semester, head coach Mike Leach announced Wednesday.

JUCO safety Ezekiel Turner signs with Washington

He announced his commitment over the weekend, and now Los Angeles Pierce College safety Ezekiel Turner has officially signed with the Washington Huskies. Pleased to announce we have received a Letter of Intent from @zeke_turner , a DB from Glen Burnie, Md., and LA Pierce College!— UW Football (@UW_Football) December 17, 2014 Turner will enroll at UW next month and begin taking classes, then participate in spring practices. He is a 2014 high-school graduate, so he’s still in his first year of college and will have four years to play … Read more »
Maize n Brew 10 hours ago
REPORT: Michigan offer of six-years, $48 million to Jim Harbaugh is on the table

REPORT: Michigan offer of six-years, $48 million to Jim Harbaugh is on the table

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Michigan has a monster offer on the table for Jim Harbaugh. The first significant action from the NFL writers regarding Jim Harbaugh to Michigan rumors have starter. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Michigan has a monster offer on the table to Harbaugh. To the tune of six-years and $48 million, which would make him the highest paid coach in both college and the professional levels. Sources: #Michigan has made another run at Jim Harbaugh after he initially rebuffed the school. U-M has made an offer of 6 years, $48M. Wow. — Ian Rapoport...
Bucky's 5th Quarter 9 hours ago

Wisconsin officially announces Paul Chryst as next head coach

Paul Chryst will replace Gary Andersen, who abruptly left for Oregon State last week. Below is Wisconsin's official statement announcing Chryst's hire. MADISON, Wis. -- It turns out you can go home again. At least that's the case for Paul Chryst, the Madison native, three-time Badgers letterwinner and eight-year assistant coach at Wisconsin. On Wednesday night, Chryst returned to his roots when he was introduced as the 30th head coach in UW history. "I'd like to thank Coach Alvarez for this wonderful opportunity," Chryst said. "This is obviously a special place not only for me but our whole...

Rutgers football WR Andrew Turzilli, a Kansas transfer from Butler, is bowl-bound at long last

PISCATAWAY – The end of December meant the same thing to Andrew Turzilli in each of the last four years: Final exams, returning home to Morris County for the holidays and watching college football bowl games on television. Turzilli's reaction …

Neck condition ends Kyle Dodson's football career

Ohio State offensive lineman Kyle Dodson, a product of Cleveland Heights High School, will no longer be allowed to play football because of a neck condition, the school announced Wednesday. Dodson, 6-foot-6 and 310 pounds and in his third season at OSU, appeared in one game this season and three in 2013. He underwent shoulder surgery midway through the Buckeyes' undefeated season in 2012 and was redshirted. A four-star recruit, Dodson was rated the No. 12 senior in the state in the Class of 2012 and one of the top 25 offensive tackles in the nation by Scout.com and Rivals.com.  
Red Cup Rebellion 10 hours ago

Tony Bridges, D.J. Jones pick Ole Miss on JUCO National Signing Day

The Rebs signed two of the nation's top six players and locked down everyone's favorite rapping quarterback. Get ready for some fishing puns, because Hugh Freeze reeled in another batch of prized recruits on JUCO National Signing Day. Ole Miss landed signatures from four players on Wednesday, including two of the top six JUCO prospects in the country. No. 1 defensive tackle D.J. Jones flipped from Florida State (Jnole should be along shortly for details on the contract), No. 2 cornerback Tony Bridges completed his flip from Auburn and swagged out quarterback Chad Kelly made good on his...
Oregon's Mark Helfrich keeping tabs as Southern Oregon heads to NAIA Championship game: Oregon rundown

Oregon's Mark Helfrich keeping tabs as Southern Oregon heads to NAIA Championship game: Oregon rundown

While Helfrich is preparing his No. 2 Oregon Ducks for the Jan. 1 Rose Bowl against Florida State, the SOU alum said he'll try to slip away at some point this weekend to watch his alma mater play for the title.
Birmingham News 17 hours ago
Auburn signs nation's No. 1 JUCO athlete Jason Smith

Auburn signs nation's No. 1 JUCO athlete Jason Smith

Smith originally signed with Auburn in 2013, but failed to qualify academically.

More NCAA Rumors & News

Bobby's big bash

Bobby's big bash

When Bobby Allen got on the hotel elevator, Steve Whitelaw could see the Arkansas defensive coordinator was tired.
Walking call won't distract UA's Berna

Walking call won't distract UA's Berna

Arkansas point guard Calli Berna is going walking in Barnhill Arena, then running in Walton Arena and Verizon Arena this weekend.
Texas Bowl nails it with UA-Texas matchup

Texas Bowl nails it with UA-Texas matchup

This Saturday there are five bowl games, beginning at 10 a.m., and by the time the College Fo0tball Championship is played Jan. 12 there will have been a total of 39 bowl games.
Badgers football: Former Pitt commit Corey Clement, other current Badgers welcome Paul Chryst back to Madison

Badgers football: Former Pitt commit Corey Clement, other current Badgers welcome Paul Chryst back to Madison

The Badgers tailback, who de-committed from Pittsburgh in 2011 after his official visit to UW, will wind up playing for the former Panthers coach anyway.
Spokesman-Review 1 hour ago

Bill Pierce’s Prep almanac - Thu, 18 Dec 2014 PST

As with football, Spokane high school basketball teams played in no organized league until the Spokane City League was formed in 1925. Prior to that, the results of the annual games among the schools resulted in a “city champion.” On Jan. 7, 1926, 200 fans at LC witnessed Gonzaga High and Lewis and Clark meet for the first league game in history. LC came away with a 23-18 win in the first of thousands of league games to follow, which continue to the present day.

NCAA Player News

  • 3 Michael Chandler

    Michael Chandler

    University of Oregon center Michael Chandler eligible to play after sitting due to injury, NCAA penalty

  • 2 Marc Loving

    Marc Loving

    'We need Marc': Ohio State's Marc Loving responds to Thad Matta conversation in North Carolina A&T win

  • 2 Kyle Dodson

    Kyle Dodson

    Neck condition ends Kyle Dodson's football career

  • 2 Joey Bosa

    Joey Bosa

    Ohio State football defensive end Joey Bosa a consensus All-American (that's kind of a big deal)

  • 2 Jay Ajayi

    Jay Ajayi

    Ajayi will announce NFL decision before Fiesta Bowl

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