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Sources: 14 cities eye bids for CFP title game

At least 14 cities are considering whether to bid for the 2018, 2019 or 2020 College Football Playoff championship games, sources told ESPN.

NCAA preps new academic misconduct rules

A group of 20 university presidents and college athletics administrators is crafting a proposal to better define when the NCAA should investigate cases of academic cheating by student-athletes.

#VisorToss: Gamecocks' Spurrier on Twitter

Steve Spurrier, one of the most quotable coaches in the history of college football, immediately generated online buzz Monday by creating a Twitter account.

SEC commish leery of freshman ineligibility

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says it would be best to wait until after the NCAA's new initial eligibility standards take effect in 2016 before considering whether to keep freshmen off the field.

OC Sanford among Notre Dame's new hires

Notre Dame announced the hirings of Mike Sanford Jr., Autry Denson, Keith Gilmore and Todd Lyght to its coaching staff.

Ex-Gophers QB Nelson avoids prison time

Former University of Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson won't serve any time in prison for an assault that seriously injured a former Minnesota State football player.

Ineligible Baylor RB sorry, 'I broke the rules'

Ineligible Baylor running back Silas Nacita apologized on Thursday for accepting impermissible benefits.

A&M coordinator Chavis sues LSU, Aggies

Texas A&M defensive coordinator John Chavis has sued both his former employer, LSU, and his current one over a buyout he claims he doesn't owe.

UNC starting QB Williams (hip) out for spring

North Carolina starting quarterback Marquise Williams will miss spring practice with a hip injury, the school announced.

Mississippi St.'s Mullen gets extension, raise

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen has cashed in on one of the best seasons in school history with a contract extension and raise that will pay him an average of $4.275 million per year.