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Strong makes Texas debut with spring scrimmage
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- For the first time since 1997, the Texas Longhorns will suit up for a game without Mack Brown on the sideline....

Minnesota State team to return under Hoffner
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota State football players ended their boycott of spring practice and said Thursday they will play for coach Todd Hoffner, who was reinstated after being exonerated of having child pornography on his cellphone....

Va. State player pleads in opposing QB assault
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- A Virginia State football player pleaded guilty Tuesday to assaulting Winston-Salem State's starting quarterback during a November luncheon, the day before the teams were going to play for the league championship....

Lawyer involved in Miami-NCAA case charged by Bar
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- An attorney who assisted the NCAA during its probe of Miami athletics is facing charges from the Florida Bar, which alleges a wide range of ethics violations occurred during that investigation....

Clemson dismisses QB Kelly after sideline argument
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly was dismissed from the team Monday, two days after he was benched for the second half of the spring game for disagreeing with coaches over whether to go for it on fourth down....

Northwestern players see push as spark for change
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- No matter how they feel about the push to unionize, at least a few Northwestern players see the movement as a spark for change in college sports....

Missouri dismisses WR Green-Beckham from team
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Missouri decided enough was enough....