• War hero, WIU ‘Leathernecks’ legend, honored with statue

    MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — The man behind the Fighting Leathernecks nickname at Western Illinois University will be memorialized in a campus statue.

  • A lenient NCAA imposes two-year probation on Rutgers

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The NCAA has placed Rutgers on two-year probation and publically reprimanded and censured the university for failing to monitor its football program over a five-year period between 2011 and 2015.

  • No. 14 Miami ends its storm break, takes on unbeaten Toledo

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — No. 14 Miami’s official stance is that the team wasn’t able to practice for more than a week because of Hurricane Irma.

  • NCAA punishes Pacific men’s basketball for violations

    STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — The men’s basketball team at Pacific has been punished by the NCAA for academic and recruiting violations under former coach Ron Verlin.

  • Football players face felony charges in 2016 hazing incident

    CHICAGO (AP) — Five members of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago face felony charges after one of their teammates alleged they duct-taped his hands and feet and attempted to sodomize him with an object before dumping him half-naked in an off-campus park.

  • Famed Utah teen sues, pursues girls high school football

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Five years after Sam Gordon’s video of her football talents playing against boys won her an invitation to see the Super Bowl, she is a high school freshman and among those claiming three Utah school districts and the Utah High School Activities Association have not done enough to provide girls with equal opportunities to play the sport.