NCAA Football

Preliminary Approval Given to $208.7 Million NCAA Settlement

About 40,000 college football and basketball players will not need to submit a claim to receive a portion of the $208.7 million the NCAA will pay to settle a federal class-action lawsuit that claimed the value of their athletic scholarships was illegally capped.

Shawne Alston

Report: University of Illinois Fires Football Coach One Week Before Season

ESPN reported during Friday’s “College Football Live” that University of Illinois has fired head football coach Tim Beckman just one week before the season opener with Kent State, with University of Illinois Director of Athletics Mike Thomas citing preliminary results of an external review


FSU Quarterback ‘Ashamed’ for Punching Woman in Bar

Former FSU quarterback De’Andre Johnson said in an interview on ABC’s Good Morning America that the alleged use of racial slurs by a woman inside a Tallahassee bar did not justify his punching her in the face.

De'Andre Johnson

Seminoles Walk Off Field Before Handshake

After winning 29 consecutive NCAA football games before Oregon trounced them in the Rose Bowl, over half of Florida State University’s players headed straight to the locker room and failed to cross the field to offer congratulations to the Oregon players.

Florida State Won't Shake Hands Rose Bowl