AP Source: Florida St. expects Jimbo Fisher to leave for Texas A&M

BC-FBC—Florida State-Fisher,741 AP Source: Florida St. expects Fisher to leave for Texas A&M Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher reiterated on Thursday that he expects to be on the sidelines for Saturday’s regular-season finale against Louisiana-Monroe. Many are anticipating it will be his final game with the Seminoles. A person familiar with the situation told The […]

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Evan Grossman: Greg Schiano found guilty in court of public opinion

The court of public opinion does not abide by the same laws as actual courts and because of that, Greg Schiano will not be the next head coach at the University of Tennessee. Part of the reason why is that Schiano’s name was uttered during the Jerry Sandusky investigation at Penn State, where Schiano was […]

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Tennessee AD Currie defends coaching search, vetting of Schiano

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee athletic director John Currie is defending his coaching search and vouching for the character of Greg Schiano one day after negotiations between the two parties broke down amid a public backlash. Currie issued a statement Monday acknowledging the Ohio State defensive coordinator had been a leading candidate for the Volunteers’ coaching […]

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Notre Dame, Villanova shine in early season hoops tourneys

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Notre Dame, Villanova and Wichita State have serious potential for deep March runs. Duke’s freshmen are fast learners. And Arizona is in an early funk. Three Thanksgiving-week tournaments — the Maui Invitational, the Battle 4 Atlantis and the PK80 Invitational’s two brackets — provided early tests for some of college basketball’s […]

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WVC strong: Local athletes have King’s College women’s basketball off to hot start

WILKES-BARRE — It all started this past summer. A group of the King’s women’s basketball team got together on their own for workouts and pickup games, primarily made up of eight former District 2 athletes. Five former Wyoming Valley Conference standouts — Wyoming Valley West grad Olivia Hoffman, Dallas grad Maggie Michael, Berwick grad Alexis […]

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Ohio State looks to keep playoff path open against Michigan

Here’s what to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 8 Ohio State (No. 9 CFP) at Michigan Ohio State and Michigan will have a tough time matching last year’s thriller, a 30-27 classic between storied rivals that the Buckeyes won when Curtis Samuel swept in for a 15-yard touchdown […]

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For Florida, Chip Kelly is a big fish, but can he survive in the Swamp?

ORLANDO, Fla. — Chip Kelly checks one box and only one box if indeed he becomes the next head coach of the Florida Gators. Don’t get me wrong, the box he checks is a VERY big box, but it’s still only one box. Kelly, who is considered a serious candidate for the UF job left […]

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Scandal hangs over college basketball headed in 2017-18

College basketball is better than ever on the floor. Scoring is up, stars players fill every corner of the country and fan support is sky high. Off the floor, it has an image problem. A federal probe this summer uncovered the dark underbelly of college basketball, revealing a web of bribes and kickbacks from shoe […]

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Cougar’s Gallagher scores in 2OT for the women’s soccer MAC Freedom Championship title

EDWARDSVILLE — Alex Gallagher and Misericordia got a kick out of playing double overtime. Especially when it led to a championship. A hard-fought women’s soccer MAC Freedom Championship title game between local college rivals Misericordia and Wilkes, ended in double overtime with a penalty kick from Gallagher to the upper right corner as Misericordia upset […]

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King’s debuts college ice hockey in Wilkes-Barre in front of a packed house

PITTSTON TWP. — A sea of fans draped in red and gold leaped to their feet in a frenzy typically reserved for a game-winning goal. Over on the bench, teammates leaned over to bang their sticks off the board. It took more than 31 minutes into the first men’s college ice hockey game in King’s […]

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