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Penn State, UCF set for Ireland season opener

Penn State football coach James Franklin runs his team through practice at University College, in Dublin, on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.  Jason Plotkin - Daily Record/Sunday News (AP Photo/York Daily Record,Jason Plootkin )  YORK DISPATCH OUT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The idea started with a phone call.

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Miami quietly helping athletes who leave early

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — University of Miami President Donna Shalala would prefer Hurricane athletes get their degrees before leaving school, taking advantage of the scholarships they’ve been afforded.

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No. 22 Cornhuskers open against Florida Atlantic

University of Nebraska NCAA college football head coach Bo Pelini talks during his weekly press conference Monday Aug. 25, 2014, in Lincoln Neb.  Nebraska opens its football season Saturday against Florida Atlantic.  (AP Photo/The Omaha World-Herald, Jim Burnett) MAGS OUT ALL LOCAL TV OUT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska came out of preseason practice calling its offense the “Red Storm” and confident its defense will be better than the middling unit of a year ago.

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RG III, Cousins sit, Redskins beat Bucs 24-10

Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy (16) avoids a rush by Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Akeem Spence (97) during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kirk Cousins didn’t get a chance to add any fuel to the idea that there is an unlikely quarterback controversy brewing in Washington.

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Yates states case to be Falcons’ backup QB

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Freddie Martino (18) outruns Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jeremy Harris (31) and other defenders enroute to a 67-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — T.J. Yates made a strong case to be Atlanta’s backup quarterback Thursday night.

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