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Alabama RB Tyren Jones arrested for marijuana possession

Alabama Coach Nick Saban discusses spring NCAA football practice, Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Mal Moore Athletic Facility in Tuscaloosa, Ala.  (AP Photo/, Vasha Hunt)    MAGS OUT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama running back Tyren Jones has been arrested on a marijuana charge, the third arrest of a Crimson Tide football player in four days.

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3 more sentences next in Toledo sports bribery probe

In this May 14, 2009 file photo provided by U.S. Marshals is former University of Toledo football player Adam Cuomo of Hagersville, Ontario, Canada.  Cuomo, who admitted taking money from Detroit-area gambler Ghazi Manni to provide information about the Rockets or their opponents, will be sentenced in a sports bribery scheme that occurred years ago at the Ohio school. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshalls Service)

DETROIT (AP) — Three former football players at the University of Toledo have been placed on probation for their roles in a sports bribery scheme that occurred years ago at the Ohio school.

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Ohio jury acquits UC football player on assault charge

CINCINNATI (AP) — A jury has acquitted a University of Cincinnati backup quarterback of an assault charge, after he testified in court that a group of young men taunted him with racist remarks shortly before he punched one.

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2 Alabama players arrested in separate weekend cases

In this Dec. 31, 2014, file photo, Alabama head coach Nick Saban speaks to the media during a press conference for the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Saban is expected to address the media Monday, March 30, 2015,  after two Crimson Tide players were arrested in separate cases over the weekend. Defensive back Geno Smith and defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor are facing legal trouble again. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban steadfastly defended his signing of defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor, who has now been kicked off his second Southeastern Conference team for domestic violence arrests.

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Oklahoma RB Keith Ford suspended indefinitely for violations

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma has suspended running back Keith Ford indefinitely for academic and team rules violations

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