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College football coaches’ salaries are on the rise

The salaries of college football coaches have always been high — but over the past few years they’ve skyrocketed. According to USA Today’s list, the average annual salary of Football Bowl Subdivision coaches this year is $1.64 million. That’s a 12 percent increase from the previous year and a 70 …

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Long: Marijuana a football-future killer

Tyrann Mathieu, Cliff Harris, Michael Dyer, Jeremiah Masoli, Greg Reid. What do all these familiar names have in common? At one point they were all college football superstars on some of the nation’s premier teams. But sadly, the similarity that has come to define them is that they have all …

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Chip Kelly says the Ducks can learn from Tyrann Mathieu

Oregon head coach Chip Kelly said Friday that LSU’s decision to remove Tyrann Mathieu from the team after violating team rules is a reminder of how quickly a career can change due to bad decisions. Kelly said the coaching staff urges the team to learn from the mistakes of others — …

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From the Pacific to the Gulf: A State of the Union for football in the Pac-12 and Southeastern conferences

With the SEC having wrapped up its media day last Tuesday and the Pac-12 conducting its bevy of press conferences one week later, now seems like a better time than ever to assess two of the NCAA’s more prestigious power conferences. Let’s break down each side with a few early …

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ColumnsSports

Lieberman: LaMichael James deserves more respect in Heisman race

Voters seem to be ignoring another sensational season from Oregon’s junior running back. LaMichael James’ Heisman candidacy is flying under the radar.

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As opener approaches, LSU Tigers adjust to life without Jordan Jefferson

With their senior leader and starting quarterback suspended, the Tigers remain confident as they head to Dallas.

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