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 In this Dec. 27, 2019, file photo, Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz reacts during the second half of the Holiday Bowl NCAA college football game against Southern California. The University of Iowa said it would not pay a demand from eight Black former football players for $20 million in compensation for alleged racial discrimination they faced while they played for the Hawkeyes. The players also called for the firings of Kirk Ferentz, offensive line coach Brian Ferentz and athletic director Gary Barta. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez, File)  **FILE**

Attorney: Iowa saying no to demands only emboldens ex-players

- Associated Press

The attorney representing eight Black former Iowa football players who allege racial discrimination during their time with the Hawkeyes said Monday night the university’s rejection of their demands, which included a payment of $20 million, is not the end of the matter.

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes against LSU during the second half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game, in New Orleans. Lawrence is on a streak of 314 pass attempts without an interception, a run dating back to last Oct. 19 when he was picked off twice at Louisville in Clemson's 45-10 victory. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)  **FILE**

Clemson remains overwhelming No. 1 over Alabama

- Associated Press

Clemson easily held off Alabama on Sunday to retain the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press college football poll, extending its longest run atop the poll to seven weeks.

Maryland coach Michael Locksley said he feels "good about the direction we're moving" on defense. The Terrapins allowed an average of 450 yards per game in 2019.  (Associated Press)

Terrapins seek stability in Locksley’s second year

- Associated Press

The quarterback carousel keeps spinning as Michael Locksley enters his second season at the helm. After Josh Jackson opted out of the 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic and Tyrrell Pigrome transferred to Western Kentucky, Locksley will start anew in his quest to find a quarterback not just for this season but for the next several years.

Florida head coach Dan Mullen reacts during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Mullen was given several more chances Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, to walk back bizarre comments about wanting to pack 90,000 screaming fans inside Florida Field during the coronavirus pandemic. He declined each of them, brushing aside criticism and insisting he's focused on defending national champion LSU.  (AP Photo/Thomas Graning) **FILE**

Virus wreaking havoc on SEC with Saban now testing positive

- Associated Press

The Southeastern Conference had to postpone two games in the last three days because of positive COVID-19 tests, and now Alabama coach Nick Saban and his athletic director have tested positive for the virus ahead of the league’s biggest regular-season showdown.

At left, in a Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, file photo, Clemson's Travis Etienne runs out of the backfield to score a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida State, in Clemson, S.C. At right, in a Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, file photo, Clemson's Trevor Lawrence rushes on a quarterback keeper during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Boston College, in Clemson, S.C. Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and tailback Travis Etienne love competing on the same side with the top-ranked Tigers. If they keep playing as they have, they may be competing against each other for college football's biggest individual prize, the Heisman Trophy. (AP Photo/Richsard Shiro, File)  **FILE**

Clemson duo of Lawrence, Etienne in line for Heisman

- Associated Press

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and tailback Travis Etienne are doing their best to complement each other as teammates as they trample opponents. They’re also giving Heisman Trophy voters plenty to think about down the road.

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Former Texas Tech women's coach disputes firing in lawsuit

- Associated Press

Former Texas Tech women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings, who was fired after USA Today published a report detailing players' claims of physical and emotional abuse, filed a lawsuit against the school and athletic director Kirby Hocutt on Tuesday.

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2014, file photo, Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma shares a light moment with his bench with associate head basketball coach Chris Dailey, left, and assistant coaches Shea Ralph, second from right, and Marisa Moseley during the second half of UConn's 102-41 victory over SMU in an NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn. The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay a total of just under $250,000 to seven women, including four members of Geno Auriemma's 2014 women's basketball coaching staff, after the U.S. Labor Department found they had been underpaid when compared with men in similar positions.  (AP Photo/Fred Beckham, File)

Labor Dept: Women basketball coaches at UConn were underpaid

- Associated Press

The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay a total of just under $250,000 to seven women, including four members of Geno Auriemma's 2014 women's basketball coaching staff, after the U.S. Labor Department found they had been underpaid when compared with men in similar positions.

Manning, Stringer, Amos joining the New Jersey Hall of Fame

Associated Press

Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning, legendary Rutgers women’s basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer, “Roots” and “Good Times” star John Amos, and actors Flip Wilson and Danny Aiello will be among those inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame on Sunday.

Kansas forward de Sousa opting out of upcoming season

Associated Press

Kansas forward Silvio de Sousa is opting out of the upcoming college basketball season, potentially ending what has been one of the most controversial tenures of any player to have joined coach Bill Self's blueblood program.

A-10 commissioner: NCAA penalties against UMass unfortunate

- Associated Press

The NCAA is stripping Massachusetts of victories in men’s basketball and women’s tennis for overpaying 12 athletes about $9,100 in financial aid over three years, prompting criticism of the penalty from the Atlantic 10 Conference commissioner.

FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, the national office of the NCAA in Indianapolis is shown. A set of proposals to permit NCAA athletes to earn money from endorsements and sponsorships deals will go up for vote in January, the last step for the association to change its rules but not the last word on how name, image and likeness compensation will work.   (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

After NIL, next NCAA challenge is restructuring Division I

- Associated Press

As the NCAA moves toward landmark changes that will empower athletes more than ever, the next big debate within college sports is on the horizon: How to reform and restructure Division I?

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2020, file photo, Wisconsin guard D'Mitrik Trice (0) puts up a jump shot against Nebraska guard Dachon Burke Jr. (11) and Nebraska forward Yvan Ouedraogo (24) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb. Wisconsin is trying not to think about its missed opportunity from last March as the Badgers seek to build on the momentum they established before the pandemic shut down the 2019-20 season prematurely. (AP Photo/John Peterson, File)

Wisconsin moves on without wondering what could have been

- Associated Press

Wisconsin is trying not to think about its missed opportunity from last March as the Badgers seek to build on the momentum they established before the pandemic shut down the 2019-20 basketball season prematurely.