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Woman recants allegation ex-Alabama player assaulted her
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- The woman who said former Alabama football player Jonathan Taylor assaulted her has recanted the allegations and was arrested....

Saban kicks Alabama RB Tyren Jones off team after his arrest
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Nick Saban has kicked a second Alabama football player off the team, swiftly dismissing reserve running back Tyren Jones following his arrest for marijuana possession....

Florida State's Winston shows off for NFL coaches, GMs
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jameis Winston dodged brooms and blocking pads. He threw over outstretched arms and tennis rackets. He completed passes from the pocket and on the run....

After volatility of Nebraska, Pelini finds comfort at home
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- The heroes of northeast Ohio cover the walls at the most popular Italian restaurant in Bo Pelini's hometown....

Saban unapologetic about signing Taylor despite his past
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama coach Nick Saban steadfastly defended his signing of defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor, who has now been kicked off his second Southeastern Conference team for domestic violence arrests....

Alabama DB Geno Smith arrested on DUI charge
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama defensive back Geno Smith was arrested and charged with driving under the influence for the second time in his career with the Crimson Tide....