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Tennessee Fires Football Coach Amid Investigation

Tennessee Fires Football Coach Amid Investigation

Tennessee Fires Football Coach Amid Investigation Tennessee Fires Football Coach Amid Investigation The University of Tennessee fired Jeremy Pruitt, its head football coach, and nine other staff members after the school investigated whether the program violated N.C.A.A. recruitment regulations, the school announced Monday. The firings go into effect on Tuesday. In November, the university started an investigation in collaboration with …

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A Season of Chaos Will End With a Powerhouse Matchup College Football Wanted

A Season of Chaos Will End With a Powerhouse Matchup College Football Wanted

A Season of Chaos Will End With a Powerhouse Matchup College Football Wanted A Season of Chaos Will End With a Powerhouse Matchup College Football Wanted Set aside, for just a moment, the coronavirus pandemic and all of the disruptions it dealt to the college football season — the week-to-week teetering, the postponements, the cancellations, the thousands of virus cases …

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Virus Disrupts College Football Playoff Even Before Kickoff

Virus Disrupts College Football Playoff Even Before Kickoff

Virus Disrupts College Football Playoff Even Before Kickoff Virus Disrupts College Football Playoff Even Before Kickoff The Sun Bowl, which has been played in El Paso, Texas, every year since 1935, is such a local institution that its organizers were determined to play the game even if teams arrived the day before the New Year’s Eve kickoff and attendance had …

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Alabama in Top Spot as College Football Playoff Field Is Set

Alabama in Top Spot as College Football Playoff Field Is Set

Alabama in Top Spot as College Football Playoff Field Is Set Alabama in Top Spot as College Football Playoff Field Is Set Alabama effectively locked in its position at the head of the playoff field when the Crimson Tide won their 11th game — and the Southeastern Conference title — by outlasting Florida on Saturday. And although Coach Nick Saban, …

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College Football Playoff Faces Tricky Call After Messy Year

College Football Playoff Faces Tricky Call After Messy Year

College Football Playoff Faces Tricky Call After Messy Year College Football Playoff Faces Tricky Call After Messy Year This fiasco of a college football season, in which no amount of coaches’ scheming or testing or contact tracing could keep the coronavirus from wreaking havoc, stumbled toward an inevitably messy finish on what in a normal year might be celebrated as …

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College Football Season Is Nearly Over. Then the Big TV Negotiations Begin.

College Football Season Is Nearly Over. Then the Big TV Negotiations Begin.

College Football Season Is Nearly Over. Then the Big TV Negotiations Begin. College Football Season Is Nearly Over. Then the Big TV Negotiations Begin. Media agreements with professional sports leagues usually have language for how to deal with a strike or a lockout, and one-off game cancellations because of extreme weather or other unexpected events can be resolved over the …

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Its Football Season Over, Cal Wonders: Was It Worth It?

Its Football Season Over, Cal Wonders: Was It Worth It?

Its Football Season Over, Cal Wonders: Was It Worth It? Its Football Season Over, Cal Wonders: Was It Worth It? Feeling rejuvenated last weekend, Cal traveled to play Washington State. Everyone in the traveling party was tested before the flight, then again after dinner the night before the game, then again at the hotel on the morning of the game. …

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Do We Need Football in America This Badly?

Do We Need Football in America This Badly?

Do We Need Football in America This Badly? Do We Need Football in America This Badly? Then the league rescheduled the game again, this time for Wednesday afternoon. Why not play at night, giving players who have barely practiced in recent days more time to prepare, decreasing their risk of injury? The scheduling decision hinged on television, the league’s cash …

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Sarah Fuller, With a Kickoff, Becomes First Woman to Play Football in Power 5 Game

Sarah Fuller, With a Kickoff, Becomes First Woman to Play Football in Power 5 Game

Sarah Fuller, With a Kickoff, Becomes First Woman to Play Football in Power 5 Game Sarah Fuller, With a Kickoff, Becomes First Woman to Play Football in Power 5 Game Sarah Fuller became the first woman to play during a regular-season game in one of college football’s Power 5 conferences by booting a kickoff on Saturday for Vanderbilt to start …

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Ohio State Cancels Football Game Against Illinois Amid Virus Outbreak

Ohio State Cancels Football Game Against Illinois Amid Virus Outbreak

Ohio State Cancels Football Game Against Illinois Amid Virus Outbreak Ohio State Cancels Football Game Against Illinois Amid Virus Outbreak Ohio State on Friday night called off its football game scheduled for Saturday at Illinois after coronavirus testing revealed an increasing number of cases on the team. The cancellation was announced hours after the university revealed that Ryan Day, the …

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