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39 bowl games and a reason to watch every one
Over the next three weeks, 38 bowl games and a national championship game will be played from Boise to the Bahamas and various points in between. You should watch them all. Here's why:...

Helfrich: Ekpre-Olomu won't play against FSU
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon coach Mark Helfrich confirmed Thursday that the third-ranked Ducks will be without star cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu when they face Jameis Winston and Florida State in their playoff game next month....

No-confidence for UAB head over football scuttling
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Faculty members at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have drafted a no-confidence resolution against the president following his decision to drop the school's football program despite it finishing with its best record in years....

Harlon Hill finalist Vander Laan leads AP Little All-America
Harlon Hill Trophy finalists Jason Vander Laan of Ferris State and Anthony Bilal of Lake Erie highlight The Associated Press Little All-America team, honoring the top players in Divisions II and III and NAIA....

Wisconsin brings Pitt's Chryst home as coach
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Paul Chryst is back at Wisconsin, settling into familiar surroundings in his hometown....

Pelini ripped Neb's AD in last talk with players
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- On the day he was introduced as Youngstown State's new head coach, the ugly nature of Bo Pelini's departure from Nebraska was revealed....

West Virginia athletic director Luck joining NCAA
West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck is joining the NCAA as executive vice president of regulatory affairs....