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Family, commitment played role in Ambrose's decision to stay with Towson

Family, commitment played role in Ambrose's decision to stay with Towson 

Back in January when he agreed to a extension that will keep him under contract at Towson through 2020, coach Rob Ambrose declined to comment on the deal that was the university’s obvious response to Ambrose guiding the Tigers to their first appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision title game.

CAA football coaches not ready to overlook Towson in 2014

With nine starters on offense and four more on defense having graduated after last year’s run to the Football Championship Subdivision title game,...

Towson football picked to finish fifth in the CAA

The Towson football team is more than six months removed from its 35-7 loss to North Dakota State in the Football Championship Subdivision title game, but one...

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Comcast adding SEC Network in August

ESPN announced Friday that Comcast Cable has agreed to distribute the SEC Network, which carries Southeastern Conference sporting events.

NCAA denies use of helmet cams

The NCAA will not allow the ACC to use helmet cams and coach-quarterback communications systems this season, according to CBSSports.com.

Comcast to add SEC Network

Comcast jumped on board with the SEC Network on Friday, reaching agreement on a long-term deal to include the new channel when it launches on Aug. 14.

Notre Dame reveals FieldTurf design

Notre Dame is taking great pains to make sure the new playing surface for its football field keeps to its storied tradition.

Sinclair Broadcast will launch college sports network 

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to launch a college sports network to be broadcast on television stations it owns, the Hunt Valley-based company said Thursday.

Spurrier calls Nick Saban best 'recruiter' in college football history

South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier, who may have the best jab since Marvin Hagler, took what seemed to be a subtle poke at Alabama Coach Nick Saban.

USC to play Alabama in 2016 Cowboys Classic

USC fans might be seeing former head coach Lane Kiffin sooner than expected.

Texas A&M coach punts when asked about Johnny Manziel

Texas A&M Coach Kevin Sumlin proved he was already in midseason obfuscation form by bringing his punter, Drew Kaser, to SEC media days on Tuesday.

College Football Playoff: No expansion past four teams in near future

There have been no discussions about expanding the new College Football Playoff from its current four-team model according to the group's executive director.

NCAA president Mark Emmert earned $1.7 million in 2012

NCAA President Mark Emmert may be embattled, but he doesn't appear broke.

SEC's Slive to NCAA: Change or else

Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive is ready to take his league and go elsewhere if the NCAA Division I board does not adopt sweeping changes that would lend autonomy to the five major conferences.

Penn State lawyers want to block public release of Paterno papers

STATE COLLEGE — Penn State attorneys are asking a judge to block the public release of documents they will hand over to Joe Paterno's estate as part of the discovery process in the family's ongoing lawsuit, citing concerns they will be used "to conduct a public relations campaign" in the case.

Two Miami players charged with sexual battery

Two University of Miami football players were arrested Tuesday morning after telling police they had sex with a 17-year-old student without her consent, according to a police report. 

WR Mahone no longer enrolled at Notre Dame following arrest

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, Ohio....

New NCAA safety guidelines call for less contact in football practices

After six months of consulting with medical organizations, coaches and school administrators, the NCAA has released safety guidelines that, among other things, suggest limiting contact in football practices.