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    F40Which coaches desperately need to win Saturday?Clips Guest CommentaryForty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football.
    CONCUSSIONSBoston becomes 1st city with safety laws for college athletesThe Boston City Council on Wednesday approved health and safety measures for NCAA athletes who play in Boston, including requiring a neurotrauma consultant at every D1 football, ice hockey and men's lacrosse events.
    LONGEVITYSports CEO longevity in the spotlight Despite the iffy nature of Roger Goodell’s Commissionership, running sports leagues is one of the most consistent CEO jobs around.
    HIRING2014 National Football League Racial and Gender Report Card The Report Card is issued by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at the University of Central Florida.
    COACHING Tigers enjoy success through positive coachingClips Guest Commentary An encouraging high-five instead of a “hold on, what are you doing out there” has seemed to work wonders for Mizzou volleyball coach
    EXCEPTIONS1st-and-10: Citadel-FSU incident shines spotlight on bigger issue Clips Guest CommentaryOur guest author asks why the attitude is so often to protect college players who have engaged in wrongdoing.
    DAVID/GOLIATHStanford Rising Belying the old wives’ (husbands’?) tales that academically rigorous universities can have good football teams.
    STADIUMSThe best SEC FB fan experience Which SEC stadium is the best? That's in the eye of the beholder.
    IMAGEThe College Football Grid of Shame As season begins, we rank everyone on how good—and how shameful—they are.
    LABORCheerleaders vs. NFL Teams: A Fair-Wage FightPep squads challenge some clubs' pay practices; a parking pass and game access.
    CLUB SPORTSLiberal Education: At This College, Videogames Are a Varsity Sport School in Chicago offers scholarships For 'League of Legends' team.
    REFORMNCAA, conferences want scholarship lawsuits dismissed The NCAA and a group of 11 D1 conferences filed a motion to dismiss lawsuits challenging the NCAA's scholarship limits, arguing the claims contradict a ruling from the same judge in the Ed O'Bannon case.
    NCAAPenn State’s NCAA Sanctions Are Gone; Confounding Feelings RemainAlthough the sanctions have been lifted, there is still much mending to be done within the Penn State community.
    FB FASHIONThe Official Guide to College Frat Bros (from the Top 25 Football Schools)In honor of the blessed return of college football, the young-adult lifestyle website Thrillist has tracked down “bro”* specimens from every single one of the AP Poll's Preseason Top 25 football schools.
    FANTASY FBFantasy Football, Real Sanctions Fantasy is a stark reality due to NCAA regs.
    REFORMDon’t Reform NCAA – Replace It Clips Guest CommentaryHere’s as strong a case as can be made for actually bailing out of NCAA and ceding oversight of college sports to Congress.
    NCAAA Rally in the Valley Clips Eyewitness ReportEveryone knew it wouldn't be a quiet night. Here is an eyewitness account of the rally that swept State College late Tuesday night.
    APPARELUMD signs 10-year deal with Under Armour The deal totals $32.9 million in cash and product.
    NJ-PA-DC-MD-DEClipsRoadTrip: MotherShip to Penn State to Washington and backClipsRoadTripThis trip featured it all: big-time football, schmoozing with the movers and shakers of college athletics, generic value-priced hotels, an imposter 4-star hotel, a ClipsBike mishap, a biker bar, and more . . . .
    FACILITIES Empty Seats Now, Fewer Donors Later?The allure of inexpensive TVs, Wi-Fi access and unrestricted alcohol has led students to leap out of their stadium seats and never look back.
    APPARELQ&A: How Adidas Will Play Catch-Up in AmericaAdidas has fallen behind not just longtime rival Nike Inc. in the U.S. but behind relative newcomer Under Armour Inc.
    APPARELMaryland extends with Under Armour, debuts “Star Spangled” uniforms UMD has extended its relationship with Under Armour for an additional 10 years through 2023-2024. UA founder Kevin Plank is a UMD graduate, so it’s no big surprise for Maryland has re-signed.
    REFORM At Meeting of Knight Commission, Old Ideas Are New AgainHere's an expert recap of the Wednesday meeting in Washington, DC.
    F40Forde-Yard Dash: Penn State's boon offers floundering Big Ten an upsideClips Guest CommentaryForty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football (trespassing, ref-baiting athletic directors sold separately).
    CONCUSSIONSSummary of proposed NCAA concussions settlement agreementHere's a reduction of the 62-page document detailing all elements of the agreement.