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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban has promoted Mike Locksley to offensive coordinator and Josh Tupoi to defensive coordinator and hired two new assistants. Saban announced the promotions Thursday along with the hiring of Dan Enos as quarterbacks coach and Craig Kuligowski as defensive line coach. Both will also be associate head coaches. The
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BATON ROUGE, La. — The president of a private Baptist college in Louisiana refused to approve a football coach’s hiring because of what he called the applicant’s “Jewish blood,” a federal lawsuit claims. Joshua Bonadona sued Louisiana College and its president, Rick Brewer, on Wednesday, accusing them of violating his civil rights. Bonadona, a 28-year-old
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Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt has hired former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Chris Weinke to coach the Vols’ running backs, the school announced Wednesday. Pruitt and Weinke worked together last season at Alabama and were a part of the Crimson Tide’s 2017 national championship staff, Pruitt as the defensive coordinator and Weinke as an offensive analyst. Prior
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Hampton University, which is leaving the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference for the Big South in July 2018, accused the MEAC of making “unreasonable” and “vindictive” demands of Hampton in the transition. Hampton said Tuesday in a release that the MEAC has refused to sit down to discuss the transition and will not allow Hampton to play
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JONESBORO, Ark. — Arkansas State has sued Miami and is seeking $650,000 in damages for failing to reschedule the football game in Jonesboro that was canceled in September because of concerns about Hurricane Irma. The lawsuit was filed in Craighead County District Court late Friday afternoon, and Arkansas State says Miami has “refused to timely
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Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio’s annual contract extension was approved Friday morning by the school’s board of trustees. Dantonio’s contract with the Spartans now runs through 2024. In 2016, he signed a six-year rolling contract, which stipulates that one year is added to his deal on an annual basis. According to reporters at Friday’s
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Florida Atlantic defensive coordinator Chris Kiffin is leaving for a coaching position with the San Francisco 49ers, a source tells ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg. Chris’ departure leaves Owls coach and brother Lane Kiffin without the two coordinators who helped guide the Owls to a Conference USA championship in 2017. Kendal Briles left FAU to become the
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LINCOLN, Neb. — His late grandfather’s United States Marine Corps ring hangs from the mirror of Zack Darlington’s F-150 XLT SuperCrew pickup truck, alongside the dog tags left over from high school football, adorned with a call to exhibit honor, excellence and effort. No more appropriate representation of Darlington could exist. When the Nebraska quarterback-turned-receiver
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