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FILE - In this Thursday, July 19, 2018, file photo, Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel looks on from the sideline during second-half CFL football game action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Hamilton, Ontario. Manziel is headed to the Montreal Alouettes. Montreal acquired the former Heisman Trophy winner and offensive linemen Tony Washington and Landon Rice from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for defensive end Jamaal Westerman, wide receiver Chris Williams and first-round draft picks in 2020 and 2021. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
July 22, 2018 - 10:31 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel is headed to the Montreal Alouettes in a reunion with the coach who recruited him to Texas A&M. The Canadian Football League team acquired the former Heisman Trophy from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in a blockbuster trade Sunday. "I look forward to reuniting with...
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July 21, 2018 - 2:43 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities say a Florida businessman already charged with orchestrating a massive Medicare fraud scheme bribed a former university basketball coach to help get his son admitted to an Ivy League university. Prosecutors allege the payments were intended to help the son of...
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July 20, 2018 - 9:41 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A woman who declared herself the "escort queen" of a sex scandal involving the University of Louisville's basketball team has been indicted on theft charges. The Courier Journal reports Katina Powell was indicted by a grand jury Thursday of criminal possession of a forged...
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NCAA college football defensive lineman D.J. Wonnum of South Carolina is interviewed during the Southeastern Conference Media Days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Thursday, July 19, 2018. (AP Photo/John Amis)
July 20, 2018 - 3:00 pm
After a couple of days at the unrelenting babblefest known by the gloriously concise name of SEC 2018 Football Kickoff Media Days Presented By Regions, I wondered if all the valuable insights gleaned from propaganda-spouting coaches and cliche-droning players might be helpful in writing my next...
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July 20, 2018 - 2:53 pm
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says reports of bleak living and working conditions for members of the women's soccer team he co-owns are "unacceptable" and will be fixed. The Democratic governor says Friday he takes seriously published reports outlining shortcomings with Sky...
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NCAA college football head coach Derek Mason of Vanderbilt speaks during the Southeastern Conference Media Days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Thursday, July 19, 2018. (AP Photo/John Amis)
July 19, 2018 - 7:17 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — It's the season of hope in college football. Then there's Vanderbilt. The Commodores are the St. Louis Browns of the gridiron, a team that looks hopelessly overmatched and out of place in the mighty Southeastern Conference, with its conglomerate of de facto pro franchises stretching...
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July 19, 2018 - 6:51 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA plans to study how the expansion of legalized betting could affect college athletics and member schools. The NCAA announced Thursday it will create a working group of "subject matter experts" to assess areas such as officiating, NCAA rules, federal and state laws, and...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2015, file photo, Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables, left, gets on a player during Clemson's NCAA college football spring game at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, S.C. Clemson has made a second major statement this year about how much they want to hold onto defensive coordinator Brent Venables. After upping his salary to $2 million a year in February, the school extended the deal to five seasons through 2022 and added retention bonuses that make the package worth $11.6 million. (Mark Crammer/Anderson Independent-Mail via AP, File)
July 19, 2018 - 6:03 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has made a second major statement this year about how much it wants to hold onto defensive coordinator Brent Venables. After upping his salary to $2 million a year in February, the school extended the deal to five seasons through 2022 and added retention bonuses that...
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NCAA college football head coach Nick Saban of Alabama speaks during the ceremony for the acceptance of The Macarthur Bowl trophy which is in front of him during the Southeastern Conference Media Days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/John Amis)
July 19, 2018 - 4:29 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — There is no escaping Nick Saban's influence on the Southeastern Conference. His coaching tree was represented on each of the four days of the SEC's media gathering. South Carolina's Will Muschamp, who was Saban's defensive coordinator when LSU won the 2003 national championship, took...
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NCAA college football wide receiver Deebo Samuel of South Carolina is interviewed during the Southeastern Conference Media Days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Thursday, July 19, 2018. (AP Photo/John Amis)
July 19, 2018 - 2:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local): 2 p.m. The final session of SEC Media Days turned into a bit of a fashion show. Auburn's Deshaun Davis sported stylish sunglasses and an orange bow tie. Vanderbilt's LaDarius Wiley countered with a shiny red vest that matched his bow...
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