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Ole Miss football self-imposes one-year postseason ban for 2017

Ole Miss officials announced on Wednesday that they're self-imposing a one-year bowl ban for the 2017 season, after the university received a new NCAA notice of allegations that accused the school of lack of institutional control and that Rebels head coach Hugh Freeze failed to monitor his coaching staff. The NCAA has now accused the Rebels of 21 rules violations. (ESPN.com)

Tom Brady's play-call wristband is proof NFL QBs have the hardest job in sports

Ever wonder what an NFL quarterback is looking at when he takes a peak at his wrist band? Well, here’s a shot of Tom Brady’s play-call wrist band. And this is why quarterbacks get paid so much money — they are tasked with memorizing all of this code and knowing exactly what it means for the other 10 players on the field. Let’s break down what these calls signify. (USA Today)

Clemson associate athletic director’s death ruled suicide

Officials confirmed a Clemson University associate athletic director found dead Tuesday committed suicide. Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said Bert Henderson died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Henderson, 60, oversaw the university’s IPTAY Planned Giving, a student athlete fundraising organization. (The State)

Video: Celebrating 100 basketball episodes of ESPN College GameDay in 100 seconds

As the College GameDay crew prepares for their 100th basketball episode, take a look back at some of the most memorable moments. (ESPN.com)

How Purdue's Caleb "Biggie" Swanigan became the nation's top power forward

Caleb Swanigan is 6' 9" and—after strict dieting and relentless training—250 pounds. He arrived at Purdue in the fall of 2015 as a McDonald’s All-American after graduating from Fort Wayne’s Homestead High in just three years, then averaged 10.2 points and 8.3 rebounds for a Boilermakers team that was upset by Arkansas–Little Rock in the first round of the NCAA tournament. (Sports Illustrated)

Colorado State Recommended Firing Larry Eustachy Three Years Ago After Investigation

A university investigation conducted three years ago found evidence that Colorado State men’s basketball coach Larry Eustachy verbally and emotionally abused his players, and created a culture of fear and intimidation. The investigators recommended that Eustachy should be fired, a move the school president declined to make. (Deadspin)

Duke dismisses defensive linemen Brandon Boyce, Marquies Price

Duke has kicked sophomore defensive linemen Brandon Boyce and Marquies Price off the Blue Devils' football team. Coach David Cutcliffe said Tuesday that they were dismissed for failing to meet program standards. Price started 11 games last season and had 23 tackles and two sacks. Boyce played in eight games as a backup and had seven tackles and a sack. (USA Today)

Clemson associate athletic director Bert Henderson found dead

The Clemson athletic department official who was reported missing Monday afternoon was found dead Tuesday, the Anderson County Sheriff's office has confirmed. Bert Henderson, 60, was found near his property in Easley on Tuesday morning after the sheriff's department used both K-9 tracking units and horses to help locate him. (Charleston Post and Courier)

Ailing Capel joins son, Duke staff on bench

Duke made room on its bench for an extra seat on Saturday at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Retired coach Jeff Capel Jr., who is battling ALS, sat next to his son, Duke associate head coach Jeff Capel III, on Duke’s bench as the Blue Devils beat Wake Forest 99-94. (Durham Herald-Sun)

WVU's Bob Huggins: On-court scare caused by defibrillator going off

West Virginia coach Bob Huggins gave the home crowd a scare as he fell to his knees on the court during a break in action on Monday. Huggins appeared to be clutching his chest and was looked at by medical professionals shortly before halftime of the Mountaineers' game against Texas. The veteran coach told ESPN's Holly Rowe that his "defibrillator went off." (ESPN.com)

Maryland big man Michal Cekovsky out for the season

Maryland junior center Michal Cekovsky fractured his left ankle in the second half at No. 11 Wisconsin Sunday and will miss the remainder of the season, head coach Mark Turgeon announced Monday. Cekovsky appeared in 17 games for the Terps this season, averaging a career-high 7.6 points and 2.8 rebounds. He posted 10 points before sustaining the injury against the Badgers. (Maryland Athletics)

Boston College AD Brad Bates stepping down to become VP of search firm

Boston College Director of Athletics Brad Bates will step down at the end of the academic year to join Collegiate Sports Associates of Chapel Hill, N.C., one of the nation's leaders in executive search and consulting for intercollegiate athletics. He will serve as vice president at CSA, where he will lead the agency's consulting division. Bates has served as director of athletics at Boston College since 2012. (Boston College Athletics)

New process will determine ACC basketball awards

The voting for the seasonal ACC basketball awards has been changed drastically during the past few weeks. When the all-conference teams and various individual awards are announced in a couple of weeks, the voting will have been done by a panel that gives each school four votes – its coach, a member of its radio network crew and two other people who cover the team. (WRAL Sports Fan)

2017 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Candidates Announced

College basketball nominees getting first-time consideration for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame include Kansas coach Bill Self, Villanova legend Rollie Massimino, UConn women’s great Rebecca Lobo, Baylor coach Kim Mulkey and former Michigan culture icon Chris Webber. Webber and the Fab Five ignited a revolution of culture in college basketball. (CBS Sports)

Adam Silver: NBA age issue 'needs to be studied' outside CBA negotiations

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he and NBPA executive director Michele Roberts agree that the issue of the NBA age minimum "needs to be studied" more, noting it "requires that we take a new look and a new approach." Speaking at his state-of-the-NBA address, Silver was asked about the age minimum and whether it's an issue that doesn't need a collective bargaining agreement negotiation to revisit. (ESPN.com)

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