1. BYU Football: Mendenhall Preaches Patience, but Grumbling on Rise in Provo

    Provo • There was a time not long ago when BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall appeared to be on his way to approaching LaVell Edwards-type status...

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  2. Mendenhall Passionate About His Defense Trying to Stop the Option

    PROVO — Early in his career as a defensive coordinator, Bronco Mendenhall did not like to scheme against option teams. The first time, when he was at New Mexico, Mendenhall remembers Air Force running all over his defense...

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  3. BYU Football: Second Quarters Have Been Good to Cougars

    Provo • The BYU Cougars didn’t score any points in the second half against Notre Dame last week, and managed just 115 yards of offense in the third and fourth quarters...

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  4. BYU Football: ESPN Announces Times of Idaho and SJSU Games

    PROVO — ESPN announced Wednesday broadcast plans for two upcoming BYU football games. The Cougars' final home game on Nov. 10 against Idaho will be televised at 8:15 p.m., on ESPNU...

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  5. Seventh Access Bowl Now Less Likely, Report Says

    As of last month, college football’s head honchos were considering adding a seventh access bowl to the playoff mix, which was later reported to include representatives from the “best of the rest” and either the Big 12 or Pac-12...

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  6. Oklahoma Might Have Been the First to Use 'Play Like a Champion Today'

    Like "Knute Rockne," the "Golden Dome" and "Touchdown Jesus," the phrase "Play Like a Champion Today," and the pregame ritual of players touching a sign with the phrase before heading ...

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  7. Mind of Mike: Hands-Down Choice

    Pennsylvania linebacker Alex Anzalone is going to become a Florida Gator, I feel very confident about that now. Anzalone, one of the top 50 prospects in the country, remains committed to Notre Dame...

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  8. One Jones a go for UGA, another starting Jonesout

    For one of the biggest games of the Mark Richt era, Georgia will be getting one of the top defensive players in the country back from injury. Unfortunately, the Bulldogs will also lose a starter from the same side of the ball as well...

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  9. Lions' Special Teams on the Spot Against Ohio State;

    Some notes from Bill O'Brien's Tuesday news conference and a brief chat with Penn State senior fullback Michael Zordich ... NOT-SO-SPECIALS: Penn State's troubled special teams will be in the spotlight against Ohio State...

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  10. Miller's Health Is Huge Wild Card in Ohio State at Penn State Game

    The perils of being a “dual-threat quarterback” in an increasingly dangerous realm of major-college football have visited Braxton Miller weekly over the past month...

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  11. Hackenberg Excited by PSU Offense; Michael Mauti Sounds Off

    In today's Penn State football news, LB Michael Mauti answers questions about the NCAA sanctions with his typical candor comparing the Nittany Lions' situation with Ohio State's...

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  12. First-Quarter Dominance Shows Bill O'Brien's Thorough Game Preparations

    Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien’s attention to detail continues to show week in and week out. Players say it’s O’Brien’s week-long preparation that sets him apart from other coaches...

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  13. Chizik on Finding a Turnaround: 'That's My Responsibility to Make It Happen

    AUBURN, Alabama – Coach Gene Chizik has thanked Auburn fans who have expressed sympathy over the death of his mother. "It's been a tough 24 hours for me and my family," Chizik said Tuesday...

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  14. Raiders' Players Stick to Present Day

    OAKLAND -- Darrius Heyward-Bey was amazed by what he was hearing. Allegations of Stickum in this day and age? “Wow, that is crazy,” the Oakland receiver said after the Oakland Raiders' defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars in overtime...

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  15. Allen Likes What He's Seeing from No-Huddle Offense

    ALAMEDA, Calif. — Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen likes the production his team is getting out of the no-huddle offense...

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  16. NFL Honors Lamarr Houston

    Lamarr Houston helped take over for the Oakland Raiders in Week 7 and he has been rewarded for it. The NFL has honored Houston by naming his the AFC defensive player of week for his efforts in a 26-23 overtime win over Jacksonville on Sunday..

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  17. Packers' Rodgers: 'I've Got Good Chemistry with All My Receivers'

    In the week Green Bay played the Houston Texans , Packers tight end Jermichael Finley said we was not on the same page as quarterback Aaron Rodgers , that chemistry was lacking between the two and that the quarterback in part was the cause of that...

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  18. Have a Little Faith

    ere, in the unlikely event Notre Dame wins the national championship, is a key play few outside of the Mormon faith will recall: It's fourth quarter last Saturday, Brigham Young trailing ...

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  19. Eifert Key to Notre Dame's Effectiveness

    SOUTH BEND -- Stats suggest Notre Dame's ground game might have some success Saturday against Oklahoma. But don't read too much into the numbers. College football is funny that way...

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  20. Who's No. 2 in College Football?

    Remember when we were all talking about Notre Dame's 2012 schedule as one of the most daunting in recent memory? No? Let me remind you. • The Irish were traveling to the AP preseason Nos...

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  21. Tiger Woods 'Absolutely' Has Doubts About Catching Jack

    A lot of people have doubted Tiger's pursuit of Jack over the past few years. And, during his Wednesday press conference at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia, Woods admitted he was one of them...

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  22. Woods Says Pros Won't Allow a Lance Armstrong-Like Doping Scandal

    Golf fans, rest easy. Your game will stay clean. The best who play it will see to that. In the wake of Lance Armstrong's doping scandal -- which lead to the cyclist being stripped ...

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  23. Rory McIlroy Linked to Huge Deal with Nike

    Scottish golf superstar Rory McIlroy is reportedly mulling a deal with sports apparel giant Nike, which could oust Tigers Woods as the sport’s main spokesman...

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  24. Harrington Takes Two-Shot Lead in Bermuda

    SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda -- Padraig Harrington, a playoff loser the two times he qualified for the PGA Grand Slam of Golf , gave himself a chance Tuesday to win as an alternate...

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  25. Live Shark Found on California Golf Course

    Here’s something straight out of the abnormal: a live shark was found on a golf course in California on Monday...

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