• Matt Sandusky tells Oprah Winfrey about alleged abuse by Jerry Sandusky

    Philly.com "Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of Jerry Sandusky, who has said Sandusky molested him as a child, will appear in a televised interview with Oprah Winfrey next week. In the interview, scheduled to air at 9 p.m. July 17 on Winfrey's OWN Network, Sandusky is expected to give a personal account of..." July 09

  • Utah Utes QB Travis Wilson glad to be back after health scare

    NFL.com "Travis Wilson is familiar with just about everything at the Elite 11, from the schedule to the coaching staff he worked with at the event several years ago when he was a rising senior in high school. He has thrown the branded Nike footballs at the competition too many times to count and has stood..." July 09

  • Isaiah Langley picks USC over Cal

    California Golden Blogs "Before Isaiah Langley became one of America's most highly sought after recruits, before he had attention from the likes of Tennessee, Florida State, Oklahoma, and Notre Dame, Cal was first -- first to notice his immense talent at a camp last spring, and then first to offer a scholarship, as well...." July 09

  • Oakland linebacker Josh Smith commits to Vanderbilt

    Tennessean "The Smith brothers will play together again. Oakland senior Josh Smith on Tuesday night committed to Vanderbilt, where he will join his older brother, Emmanuel, who will be a freshman safety for the Commodores in the fall. The younger Smith made his announcement on ESPNU during "The..." July 09

  • Florida cornerback Damon Arnette commits to South Carolina

    The Post and Courier "Defensive back Damon Arnette of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., who was on the verge of committing to South Carolina following a visit last month, followed through on those plans Tuesday night when he announced his commitment on Twitter. Arnette is the 21st commitment for USC's 2015 class and the fifth..." July 09

  • LSU gets re-commitment from East St. John's Xavier Lewis

    Shreveport Times "For the second time, East St. John's Xavier Lewis has given LSU an oral commitment to sign a football scholarship with the Tigers. Lewis, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound cornerback, announced his decision on ESPNU on Tuesday night. "My decision was based on coaches' trust, the stadium, the crowd,..." July 09

  • San Leandro's Stephen Johnson commits to UCLA football

    San Jose Mercury News "San Leandro High football star Stephen Johnson orally committed to UCLA on Tuesday evening at The Opening, a premier summer showcase event for recruits in Beaverton, Oregon. The 5-foot-11, 188-pound Johnson, rated as a three-star athlete by ESPN.com, announced his decision during a telecast of..." July 09

  • Quarterback Ross Bowers commits to California Bears

    California Golden Blogs "Josh Rosen. Brady White. Jake Browning. Travis Waller. The list of quarterbacks that the Bears missed out on in the 2015 class is long as it is star-studded. We can, of course, debate ad infinitum about whether or not they could have, or even realistically should have snagged a commitment from any..." July 08

  • 4-star RB Jordan Scarlett commits to Miami

    SB Nation "Scarlett is staying close to home for college. Jordan Scarlett, a top-tier Class of 2015 running back, announced his college decision at The Opening Tuesday night. Scarlett will play his college football for the Miami Hurricanes. Scarlett, out of St. Thomas Aquinas in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.,..." July 08

  • USC to induct Carroll in school Hall of Fame

    ESPN Los Angeles "Some USC fans still have bitter feelings about Pete Carroll's departure. But the Seattle Seahawks head coach will be inducted into the University of Southern California Hall of Fame in 2015, the school announced Monday. Carroll coached at USC from 2001-09, leading the Trojans to two national..." July 08

  • Torn ACL costs USC redshirt freshman DL the 2014 season

    College Football Talk "The depth on USC’s defensive line took a blow on Tuesday. Kenny Bigelow, a redshirt freshman expected to compete for a starting job on the defensive line, suffered a torn ACL in his right knee. The injury will sideline Bigelow for the entire 2014 season. The injury was reported by USC via..." July 08

  • WR Mahone no longer enrolled at Notre Dame following arrest

    Chicago Tribune "Junior receiver Will Mahone is no longer enrolled at Notre Dame in the wake of his arrest in June on five charges, including three felonies after an incident in which Mahone allegedly head-butted police, vandalized cars and had to be subdued with a taser in his hometown of Austintown Township,..." July 08

  • Miami dismisses LBs Figeuroa, Blue after sexual battery charges

    CBSSports.com "Miami linebackers Alex Figueroa and Jawand Blue were dismissed Tuesday following sexual battery charges from an on-campus incident. According to the Coral Gables Police Department, Figueroa and Blue brought the juvenile victim back to a dorm room in the early hours of July 5. The victim..." July 08

  • TDECU buys naming rights to new UH football stadium

    Houston Chronicle "Less than two months until it officially opens, the University of Houston's new on-campus football stadium finally has a name. UH plans to announce Tuesday a naming-rights sponsorship agreement with Texas Dow Employees Credit Union, a person with knowledge of the situation said Monday. The..." July 08

  • Baylor installing RG3 statue at new stadium

    Fox Sports Southwest "Baylor fans will be able to see Robert Griffin III at McLane Stadium for years to come. The program will be honoring its most famous face with a statue at the new stadium, which opens this fall. Midland, Texas native Tom White of Tom White Studios in Prescott Valley, Ariz., completed the..." July 08

  • Badgers Jaden Gault takes leave from team while battling depression

    Wisconsin State Journal "For days and even weeks at a time, Jaden Gault could barely get out of bed. The day-to-day life ahead of him just didn’t seem worth it. That’s the kind of grip depression and anxiety can exert on a person — regardless of age, or talent, or whether the outside world might assume he has..." July 07

  • Defensive end Tracy Sprinkle suspended after arrest

    Columbus Dispatch "Ohio State football player Tracy Sprinkle is facing charges of cocaine possession, rioting and failure to disperse following a massive bar fight in northeastern Ohio early yesterday, which police described as a riot. Sprinkle, a 19-year-old backup defensive end, is from Elyria, near Lorain. He..." July 07

  • Tennessee freshman DT injured in car accident

    College Football Talk "One member of Tennessee’s Class of 2014 was injured in a car accident Sunday. Fortunately, it seems the damage done by the vehicle accident appears to be nothing much more than broken bones. According to Chattanooga Times Free Press, defensive tackle Charles Mosley was injured in the accident..." July 07

  • South Carolina player organizes free football clinic for kids

    College Football Talk "We happen to share plenty of the negative stories surrounding college football players in the offseason, so it is refreshing to be able to share a positive story. Kaiwan Lewis, a starting linebacker at South Carolina, took it upon himself to organize a free football clinic for the Pleasantville..." July 07

  • Jameis Winston celebrated at home

    ESPN.com "For the better part of two hours Saturday, Florida State star quarterback Jameis Winston sat on a dais with his younger brother perched on his lap, listening politely as politicians and local dignitaries sung his praises. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner had gotten a police escort to the..." July 06

  • Report: Alabama RB Kenyan Drake charged with entering crime scene

    Tuscaloosa News "University of Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested early Saturday after ignoring police orders to stay away from a crime scene, according to Tuscaloosa Police. Drake was at the downtown Temerson Square area around 1 a.m. Saturday when a Tuscaloosa Police officer shot at a man they..." July 06

  • Razorbacks ‘part ways’ with WR D’Arthur Cowan

    College Football Talk "Pruning season across the college football landscape continues this holiday, with word that Arkansas is latest to shear a player from its roster. During a radio interview Thursday night, head coach Bret Bielema revealed that wide receiver D’Arthur Cowan is no longer a part of his football team...." July 05

  • Ex-Ohio State DE Jamal Marcus announces transfer to Akron

    CBSSports.com "Former Ohio State defensive end Jamal Marcus announced on his Instagram feed this week that he will transfer to nearby Akron to play for coach Terry Bowden and the Zips. "Everything in life whether good or bad I feel are life lessons that God places on us to help us become better and wiser men..." July 05

  • OL Brandon Hill tweets he’s leaving ‘Bama

    College Football Talk "On the day before the Fourth of July, one member of the Alabama Crimson Tide declared his independence from Nick Saban‘s squad. In a couple of tweets posted to his Twitter account, Brandon Hill revealed that he has been granted a release from his UA scholarship. There was no word on to where..." July 05

  • OU, DGB face long, uphill climb in winning waiver claim

    College Football Talk "As you no doubt have heard by now, Oklahoma shocked most observers by announcing that it had added erstwhile Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. It was thought by many that Green-Beckham would be forced to sit out the 2014 season and then, if he decided against an early jump to the NFL..." July 04

  • SDSU’s Jake Fely Granted Sixth Year of Eligibility from NCAA

    San Diego Newscape "San Diego State announced Thursday that football student-athlete Jake Fely has been granted a sixth-year waiver request by the NCAA. The waiver will allow Fely, who will now be classified athletically as a junior, to compete in both the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Fely has appeared in 33 games over..." July 04

  • USF Adds Delray Beach DE Kevin Bronson To Incoming Class

    Voodoo Five "Here's a weird one for you: It looks like Delray Beach DE Kevin Bronson didn't have the grades to get into Virginia Tech, and instead is heading to USF. Considering USF is the same school that has been denying kids with its infamously difficult academic committee for years now, this is certainly a..." July 04

  • Notre Dame LB signee Nile Sykes released to join Indiana immediately

    CBSSports.com "Nile Sykes, a three-star linebacker from Notre Dame's 2014 recruiting class, has officially joined the football program at Indiana after receiving a full release from the Irish. According to 247Sports, Sykes "reported to Notre Dame's campus in mid-June with the rest of the freshman class" but..." July 04

  • Former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham joins Oklahoma

    Kansas City Star "Former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham will enroll at Oklahoma, Sooners football coach Bob Stoops announced on Thursday. Green-Beckham, who was dismissed from Missouri after a series of off-field troubles after two seasons, will sit out this season and become eligible to play for..." July 03

  • Ohio State receiver Devin Smith rolled his car in accident on Sunday

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State senior receiver Devin Smith rolled his car in an accident on Sunday morning, according to the Canton Repository. A former Massillon star, Smith has written on his Twitter account since the accident, apparently in appreciation of making it through the accident OK. According to the..." July 03

  • Northside football star Chance Hall picks Tennessee

    The Roanoke Times "As he wrapped up preparations for the press conference where he would announce his college choice, Northside football standout Chance Hall dispatched his mother in search of hats for Tennessee and Vanderbilt. Donna Hall drove all the way to Gatlinburg, Tenn., on Wednesday before she could find..." July 03

  • Montini's Nile Sykes mulling transfer from Notre Dame

    Chicago Tribune "Former Montini linebacker Nile Sykes has been at Notre Dame for only a few weeks, but it seems he might be leaving before summer camp starts for the Irish. Blue and Gold Illustrated reported that Sykes is leaving the school, citing unnamed sources. Sykes, shortly after the report appeared..." July 03

  • Former USC QB Max Wittek still wants to go to Hawaii

    Mountain West Connection "Former USC quarterback Max Wittek really wants to come to Hawaii and play in the 2015 season, and says that there is a "good possibility" that he will walk-on at Hawaii, per the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Wittek failed to graduate this summer and he must now sit out a year and have one year to play..." July 03

  • Spartan Stadium in East Lansing evacuated due to bomb threat, reopened after search

    Michigan Live "According to the City of East Lansing, Michigan State University police have re-opened Spartan Stadium and the surrounding area as of 5:12 p.m. Wednesday after a search revealed no bomb. Spartan Stadium has been evacuated Wednesday afternoon due to a bomb threat, according to Michigan..." July 02

  • Providence WR Miles Boykin commits to Notre Dame

    CSN Chicago "Providence Catholic senior wide receiver Miles Boykin (6-foot-3, 225 pounds) made his college decision just minutes ago on Twitter, giving Notre Dame his verbal commitment. "Notre Dame just feels like the best place for me" Boykin said. "I liked the combination of academics and football that..." July 02

  • Two Texas A&M players suspended from team after bar, parking lot brawl

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Two starters from the Texas A&M defense have been suspended from team activities after being charged with misdemeanors related to an April fight. Cornerback Deshazor Everett and safety Floyd Raven turned themselves in to authorities over the weekend and face charges for assault causing bodily..." July 02

  • 4-star QB Travis Waller commits to Oregon

    Oregonian "Travis Waller, the nation's 6th ranked quarterback who hails from Servite High in Anaheim, CA gave his verbal commitment to the Ducks today. Waller is a 6' 4", 190lb. signal-caller with mobility, what's been described as a live arm, the ability to throw it down field, and keep plays alive with his..." July 02

  • Justin Hilliard, Jashon Cornell pledge

    ESPN.com "Ohio State gained commitments from five-star prospects Justin Hilliard and Jashon Cornell on Wednesday. The ESPN 300 prospects announced their decisions live on ESPN.com. They give the Buckeyes their first five-star commitments for the 2015 class. Hilliard, the No. 13 prospect, is the second..." July 02

  • San Jose tight end Tommy Hudson commits to Arizona State

    Arizona Republic "During a recent unofficial visit to Arizona State, Tommy Hudson sat with tight ends coach Chip Long and watched video. "I watched about 60 plays of how they used their tight ends in the red zone, in the middle of the field, blocking, routes, just all the ways they use their tight ends," Hudson..." July 02

  • CMU football players arrested for retail fraud, robbery and marijuana

    The Morning Sun "Central Michigan University wide receiver Andrew Flory has been offered a plea deal if he agrees to testify against a teammate in a related criminal case stemming from the theft of DVDs at Walmart last month, according to court records. Flory was offered the deal Tuesday if he pleads to..." July 02

  • USF CB Kenneth Durden transferring to Youngstown State

    Tampa Bay Times "USF CB Kenneth Durden, arrested in January on a marijuana-possession charge, told the Tampa Bay Times on Sunday evening he's transferring to Division I-AA Youngstown State. A fourth-year junior from Valdosta, Ga., Durden confirmed his departure via text message, adding he will be eligible for..." July 02

  • North Texas players suspended after theft arrests

    Tacoma News Tribune "North Texas linebacker Sed Ellis and tight end Chris Loving have been suspended indefinitely after they were arrested on charges of stealing two television sets. Coach Dan McCarney said Wednesday he decided to suspend both players after talking to them following their arrests. Denton police..." July 02

  • Maryland wrestler Spencer Myers joins football team

    Washington Post "Maryland heavyweight wrestler Spencer Myers has been added to the Terrapins’ 2014 football roster as a defensive lineman, the school announced Wednesday morning. Myers, a rising senior, will continue to wrestle for the Terps this season as well. The Selinsgrove, Pa., native has made his mark in..." July 02

  • Clayton Johnston Commits To USC

    247 Sports "Servite OT Clayton Johnston committed to USC Wednesday at Noon at his school. It was expected he would commit to the Trojans after the Trojans offered on June 21. "The offer from USC was huge and I didn't want to wait things out, I just wanted to get my commitment out of the way," said..." July 02

  • Texas A&M QB competition a two horse race

    College Football Talk "Who will be the successor to Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M? This is one of the biggest questions surrounding the Aggies entering year three as a member of the SEC. So who will it be? It looks like a two-man competition, which was evident once Matt Joeckel decided to transfer (to TCU) in May. Kyle..." July 02

  • Campolindo High's Tyler Petite commits to Duke

    Contra Costa Times "When Campolindo High's Tyler Petite visited Duke, he was reminded of his high school program. That connection was one of the biggest reasons that Petite, one of the top-rated tight ends on the West Coast, committed to the Blue Devils on Wednesday morning over USC. "At Campolindo, we're not a..." July 02

  • Defensive end Josh Shirley and offensive lineman Taylor Hindy leaves Huskies

    Seattle Times "Senior defensive end Josh Shirley has left the Washington football program, sources have told The Seattle Times. Shirley, a former high school all-American from Fontana, Calif., would like to play his senior season closer to his native southern California, a source said. Reached by phone,..." July 02

  • Aggie OL Ishmael Wilson transferring to Baylor

    Waco Trib "With his mother suffering in Dallas with kidney failure, Ishmael Wilson wanted to get closer to home. The redshirt freshman offensive tackle is transferring from Texas A&M to Baylor, and plans to arrive on campus next week in time for the second summer session. “College Station is just too..." July 02

  • Ex-Alabama football star gets help to pay $10,000 in student loans

    CBSSports.com "Former Alabama football star Tyrone Prothro, who testified at the Ed O'Bannon trial that he owes $10,000 in student loans, has help from an environmental cleanup company in Birmingham, Ala., to relieve the debt he says he accumulated in college. Shannon Riley, CEO of One Stop Environmental,..." July 02

  • FSU QB Jameis Winston purchased $8M-$10M insurance policy

    Yahoo! Sports "Florida State University quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston has purchased a large disability and "loss of value" policy that provides him with $8 million to $10 million in insurance coverage, a source close to the situation told Yahoo Sports. According to the source, Winston..." July 01