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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.His teammates and coaches say they had no reason to doubt the cornerback when he explained his two sprained ankles with an elaborate story about saving his nephew from drowning.
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A new era in college football is here.After years of deriding the BCS, fans will finally get what they — well, most of them — wanted with the new College Football Playoff.
08.28.201412:14 AM ET
ATLANTA (AP) — The first season major college football's champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome, with one of the newest members of FBS taking on a team starting its second season in Division I.The road to the College Football Playoff started here and Georgia State got a head start on the rest of the competition — which only seems fair given the Panthers' credentials — with a wild 38-37 victory against Abilene Christian in front of announced crowd of 10,140.
08.27.201411:05 PM ET
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.Fedora said the four players were suspended for a "violation of team policy," but offered no other details about what rules were broken. The players suspended were sophomores Des Lawrence and Brian Walker, redshirt freshman Donnie Miles and true freshman M.J. Stewart.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.The school swiftly suspended him Wednesday from all team activities and acknowledged his heroic tale was "a complete fabrication."
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