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Missouri Coach Gary Pinkel Arrested for DWI

Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel was arrested late Wednesday night for driving while intoxicated..

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Former Notre Dame Coach Bob Davie Hired at New Mexico

ESPN commentator and former Notre Dame coach Bob Davie has been named the new head coach at the University of New Mexico. Davie was 35-25 in five years at Notre Dame, but hasn’t coached since 2001.

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2011 NCAA College Football – Week 12 Preview

With the season winding down, things are really starting to get tight for a lot of teams. LSU and Oklahoma State control their own destinies in the national title hunt, but there is still a lot of movement that could occur if one of those two loses. Several teams are still trying to lock up spots in their respective conference championship games while others are just trying to improve their bowl resumes.

We’ve had plenty of upsets in college football this year, and this week has all the signs of some more coming soon. Nine ranked teams, including five of the top 10, are going on the road against teams with .500 or better records and three ranked teams are in action Thursday or Friday night to whet your appetite for another big weekend of college football. Here are all the highlights to look for this week in the AP Top 25.

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Jerry Sandusky Tells Bob Costas ‘I Shouldn’t Have Showered With Those Kids’ [VIDEO]

Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State football coach charged with 40 counts of child sex abuse, broke his silence Monday night about the scandal that lead to the firing of head coach Joe Paterno and three other university officials.

In a phone interview with Bob Costas on NBC’s ‘Rock Center With Brian Williams,’ Sandusky said, “I have horsed around with kids, I have showered after workouts. I have hugged them, and I have touched their legs without intent of sexual contact,” but declared himself innocent of the abuse charges.

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How Did Call of Duty Prevent Louisville from Beating Pittsburgh?

College students putting off their responsibilities to play video games is nothing new, but this might be the first time a coach has blamed them for his team’s poor performance. Following Louisville’s 21-14 loss to Pitt last weekend, Cardinals head coach Charlie Strong said the loss was partly due to his players spending too much time playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 instead of preparing for the game.

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Yale Quarterback Turns Down Shot at Rhodes Scholarship to Play Harvard

Yale officials announced Sunday that quarterback Patrick Witt withdrew his application for the Rhodes Scholarship so that he will be able to play against archrival Harvard this weekend.

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Big Ten Removes Joe Paterno’s Name From Championship Trophy

In the wake of the ongoing child sex abuse scandal that rocked the Penn State campus, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany announced Monday that the trophy given to the winner of the first-ever Big Ten championship game will no longer bear the name of legendary coach Joe Paterno.

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NCAA College Football – Week 11 Recap

After all the disgusting headlines out of Penn State dominating the sports world this past week, it was good to return to the field with some actual football. And the Top 25 gave us plenty of excitement to discuss.

Seven ranked teams, including two in the Top Five, went down to defeat. Boise State saw its BCS hopes die on a missed field goal as time expired (again). Oregon downed Stanford in a wild Pac-12 shootout. Oklahoma State looked every bit the part of a title contender. And Penn State hit the field without Joe Paterno at the helm for the first time in 46 years. Here are all the highlights from this week in the AP Top 25.

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