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ACC men's basketball: Conference coaches, administrators speak out on player compensation

At the very least, California’s recent passing of the Fair Pay to Play Act has led to both supporters and detractors. Count Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski as a supporter. “We need to stay current with what’s happening,” Krzyzewski said during Tuesday’s ACC Operation Basketball media day. “I’m glad it was passed because it pushes the envelope a little." (Roanoke Times)

Why Week 7 gave us the answers we needed about College Football Playoff's top contenders

September football skews our perspective. College football is still figuring itself out in September. October, however, offers real insight. Saturday offered our first taste of the main course. This was a week of turning points, a chance to see nearly every contender test some weaknesses, answer some of its biggest questions, and start scripting the playoff run. (

Prior to suspension, DJ Funderburk involved in parking dispute at NC State; Keatts comments

According to a report by Joe Giglio at the News & Observer, NC State forward D.J. Funderburk was charged with larceny property damage by university police. A copy of the incident report was distributed to the N&O. On Sept. 25, four car boots were placed on Funderburk’s vehicle. On Sept. 30, Funderburk was suspended indefinitely from team activities. (ACC Sports Journal)

College GameDay’s trip to Ireland for 2020 Notre Dame-Navy game is their first overseas show

ESPN’s College GameDay has been to a lot of different venues over the years, but now they’re heading overseas for the first time. ESPN announced Saturday that the pre-game show will be heading to Dublin, Ireland next year for the Aug. 29, 2020 game there between Notre Dame and Navy. That will mark GameDay‘s 385th road show overall. (Awful Announcing)

Christian McCaffrey has become the Panthers’ new Superman

Christian McCaffrey recorded 237 yards from scrimmage and three touchdowns in a 34-27 win over the Jaguars, his second game this season with over 200 all-purpose yards. He’s now had three straight games with over 175 total yards. Cam Newton’s injury provided a necessity for the Panthers to find a new Superman, and McCaffrey answered the call. (SB Nation)

Watch the Ohio State marching band pay homage to Neil Armstrong and the moon landing

The Best Damn Band in the Land was beyond excellent Saturday, putting on a space themed show that paid homage to Ohioan Neil Armstrong and the moon landing, 50 years later. The Ohio State University Marching Band forms a launching rocket, the lunar module landing on the moon's surface, and Neil Armstrong planting the United States flag. (Eleven Warriors)

College football Week 7 preview

No. 20 Virginia at Miami - No, this hasn't been the turnaround season as hoped for in Miami. But if the Hurricanes (0-2 in the ACC) can upset the Cavaliers (2-0 ACC), that would throw the Coastal Division race wide open. But Miami will have to be better with the football, as it had five turnovers in a 7-point loss to Virginia Tech last week. (

NC State turns to QB Bailey Hockman for game vs Syracuse

North Carolina State hopes a new quarterback will lead to some bigger passing plays — and to a win against Syracuse. Bailey Hockman will make his first start for the Wolfpack (3-2, 0-1 ACC) when they play host to the Orange (3-2, 0-1 ACC) on Thursday night. Coach Dave Doeren moved Matthew McKay, who started the first five games, to the third string. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Snoop Dogg defends rowdy Kansas show: 'When you pay for Snoop Dogg, you gonna get Snoop Dogg'

Snoop Dogg said Kansas officials should not have been surprised by his controversial performance at last week's Late Night at the Phog. His 35-minute show included unfiltered lyrics and pole dancers. He also launched fake $100 bills into the crowd. "When you pay for Snoop Dogg, you gonna get Snoop Dogg," the popular rapper said on Tuesday. (

Christian Dawkins sentenced for role in college basketball bribery scandal

A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Christian Dawkins to one year and one day in prison for each of two bribery charges, to be served concurrently, for his role in bribing college basketball assistant coaches to influence players to sign with Dawkins' sports management company and certain financial advisers once they turned pro. (
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