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Poll: More FBS coaches favor 8-team playoff

College football's inaugural four-team playoff is still weeks away, but the FBS head coaches already prefer an eight-team playoff.

Miss. St. suspends safety Cox after arrest

Mississippi State has indefinitely suspended Justin Cox after the senior safety was arrested on charges of aggravated domestic violence and suspicion of burglary early Friday morning.

Sarkisian: Reinstated Shaw to play vs. UCLA

USC coach Steve Sarkisian said cornerback Josh Shaw, who missed the first 10 games of the season after lying about how he sprained both of his ankles, would be available in some role Saturday.

OSU, Baylor to play as originally scheduled

Despite concerns surrounding Saturday night's forecast, the Oklahoma State at Baylor game will go on as scheduled, Baylor announced Friday.

Judge rules against N.J.'s sports betting plan

A U.S. District Judge ruled in favor of the NCAA and four major professional sports leagues Friday night and issued a permanent injunction to prevent New Jersey casinos and racetracks from offering sports betting.

Waters, No. 12 K-State down Mountaineers

Jake Waters threw for a career-high 400 yards and a touchdown, Tyler Lockett returned a punt for a score, and No. 12 Kansas State beat sloppy West Virginia 26-20 on Thursday night.

Terps WR Diggs could return for bowl game

Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs won't play in the Terrapins' final two games of the regular season but might return for the team's bowl game.

Nicholls State tabs Rebowe as new coach

Nicholls State has hired Louisiana-Lafayette assistant Tim Rebowe as its new head football coach.

Ga. Tech clinches ACC Coastal with UNC rout

Marquise Williams threw for two touchdowns and rushed for two more, and North Carolina beat No. 25 Duke 45-20 on Thursday night.

Falcons' White: UAB program worth saving

Falcons wide receiver Roddy White joins the fight to save football at UAB, his alma mater.