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Briles officially out at Baylor after sexual assault scandal
WACO, Texas (AP) -- Baylor and Art Briles have mutually agreed to part ways, almost a month after the release of a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against football players which led school regents to suspend the coach "with intent to terminate."...

Woman gives talk to Riley's Cornhuskers about sexual assault
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A woman who said she was raped by two Oregon State football players and two other men in 1998 while Mike Riley was the head coach of the Beavers spoke Wednesday to Riley's Nebraska team about her experience....

Big 12 asks Baylor for 'full accounting' of investigation
The Big 12 is asking Baylor for a full accounting of the investigation into how sexual assault allegations were handled at the school, including information that has not been released publicly....

DA declines to prosecute arrested Alabama players
MONROE, La. (AP) -- The district attorney's office has decided not to prosecute Alabama offensive lineman Cam Robinson and reserve defensive back Laurence "Hootie" Jones on drug and weapons charges, with the district attorney saying he didn't want to "ruin the lives" of the two football players....

Arkansas trustees approve $160 million stadium expansion
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees has voted to move ahead with a $160 million expansion of Razorback Stadium, one that will add approximately 4,800 seats and enclose the north end zone of the stadium in addition to other upgrades and renovations....

Illinois lineman Clements faces charge from fight at party
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois football player Jarrod "Chunky" Clements has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor battery stemming from a fight at a party in March and has entered a program that could see the charge reduced or dropped, authorities said Monday....

LSU barring opponents' bands from performing at halftime
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A new Louisiana State University policy bars the marching bands of opposing teams from performing at halftime of football games at Tiger Stadium....