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12:08 AM ET LSU quarterback TJ Finley, who started five games for the Tigers as a freshman in 2020, is set to enter the NCAA’s transfer portal, he told WAFB-TV on Wednesday. Finley’s name does not yet appear in the portal, but he told WAFB, “I plan on taking a few trips to other schools
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7:50 PM ET Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher took a playful shot at Alabama coach Nick Saban during an appearance at the Houston Touchdown Club on Wednesday afternoon. According to audio obtained by the Houston Chronicle, Fisher was asked what it would take to beat Alabama other than the retirement of the 69-year-old Saban. “We’re
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3:43 PM ET Former Texas linebacker Juwan Mitchell announced on Monday that he’s transferring to Tennessee. Mitchell started eight of 10 games for the Longhorns last season and led the team with 62 tackles. A senior, Mitchell will be immediately eligible to play after the NCAA passed legislation last month to allow players to transfer
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2:23 PM ET Associated Press EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern promoted longtime deputy athletic director Mike Polisky to replace Jim Phillips as athletic director Monday. A Chicago-area native, Polisky joined Northwestern in 2010 after working for the Arena Football League’s Chicago Rush and American Hockey League’s Chicago Wolves. He worked closely with Phillips in branding and
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11:26 AM ET Former Ohio State receiver Jameson Williams announced on Monday that he plans to transfer to Alabama. Williams, a junior, would be immediately eligible to play after the NCAA voted last month to allow players to transfer one time without having to sit out a year of competition. A former four-star prospect, Williams
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8:27 PM ET ESPN News Services HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Eric Schmid threw for 227 yards and a touchdown, and his 6-yard touchdown run with 3:39 left helped send second-seeded Sam Houston State past defending FCS champion North Dakota State 24-20 on Sunday. The Bearkats (8-0) advance to face the winner between No. 3-seed James Madison
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5:18 PM ET Northwestern is promoting Mike Polisky to athletic director, ending a lengthy search for Jim Phillips’ successor, sources told ESPN. Polisky, who has served as Northwestern’s deputy athletic director for external affairs since June 2010, will be announced as AD on Monday. Phillips took the ACC commissioner job in December and completed his
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8:36 PM ET NFL teams selected a record 65 players from SEC schools during the 2021 draft, continuing the conference’s dominance over the three-day event. The previous record was also set by the SEC, with 64 in 2019. In fact, the four highest totals of drafted players from one conference belong to the SEC. They
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7:57 PM ET Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Mountain West has eliminated its intraconference transfer rules, becoming the latest Division I league to decide to it will be governed solely by NCAA rules. The Mountain West announced Friday that the conference’s board of directors approved a recommendation by the league’s administrators and athlete
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7:11 PM ET Associated Press EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State said Friday it has informed football recruit Steffan Johnson that he will not be a part of the program following his arrest in Florida. Johnson, a cornerback from Venice, Florida, signed with the Spartans in December. He was arrested for extortion directing or promoting
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7:21 PM ET Florida lawmakers passed a bill Friday afternoon that reinstates this July as the start date for allowing college athletes to make money from endorsements, reversing a brief push to delay the new opportunities by a year. Politicians hurried to introduce an amended bill Friday on the final day of the state’s current
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9:42 AM ET Kansas has hired Buffalo‘s Lance Leipold as head football coach, the school announced Friday. The Jayhawks and Leipold agreed to a six-year contract, according to the school. “It is an exciting and humbling opportunity, and this is a day I will never forget,” Leipold said in a statement. “We are going to
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Apr 29, 2021 Tory BarronESPN Editor Close Tory Barron is a Bristol-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. After retiring from playing lacrosse at UConn, the DC native decided to try her hand at writing about people playing sports. Yeah, it’s great for the Cincinnati Bengals, Miami Dolphins, Denver Broncos and Philadelphia Eagles that they’re adding
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