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USC administrators examine differing Shaw stories

This undated photo provided by the University of Southern California sports information office shows defensive back Josh Shaw. The university is investigating his story that he injured both of his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from drowning. Head football coach Steve Sarkisian said USC has received calls contradicting Shaw's detailed claims about his two high ankle sprains.  (AP Photo/University of Southern California)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.

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Buckeyes expect Navy’s offense to be a handful

In this Dec. 7, 2013, file photo, Michigan State's Connor Cook (18) is sacked by Ohio State's Joey Bosa (97) during the first half of a Big Ten Conference championship NCAA college football game in Indianapolis. For Saturday's, Aug. 30, 2014, season opening game with Navy, Bosa and the Ohio State defense must get ready for the Midshipmen's lethal triple-option game. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It’s already difficult enough to play Navy because of the tough, dedicated and disciplined players demanded by any service academy.

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New AP award to recognize top NFL assistant coach

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press will recognize the NFL’s top assistant coach with a new award beginning this season.

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Franklin using versatility to fix depth issues

Penn State team managers Nick Venturino, left, and Evan Tucker, right, load equipment to be shipped to Ireland, in University Park, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.  Penn State plays Central Florida in the Croke Park Classic, in Dublin, Ireland, this Saturday.     (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times,Nabil K. Mark    MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Training players to compete at multiple positions is how new Penn State coach James Franklin plans to combat a team depth chart that’s not all that deep.

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U. Iowa president stands by firing of hockey coach

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa President Sally Mason says she stands by the controversial firing of women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum.

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