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NCAA launches internal investigation

Members of the NCAA enforcement staff who sought information about the alleged improper benefits scandal at U. Miami now face an investigation into its own conduct.

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Te’o controversy moves forward

Te’o controversy moves forward

A tumultuous 48 hours of questions, rumors and speculation temporarily halted early Saturday morning when former Irish linebacker Manti Te’o ended his silence and denied any involvement in concocting the fake life of Lennay Kekua in an interview with ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap.

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Crimson Tide caps off season with parade, celebration

If it wasn’t official before, it was now. Fireworks lit the air, confetti rained down on the team as if they were in Miami, and Alabama head coach Nick Saban once again hoisted the crystal trophy as the team and fans celebrated Alabama’s 15th national championship.

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Oregon football players back Mark Helfrich hire

Oregon football players back Mark Helfrich hire

Oregon football players got their first opportunity on Sunday to comment on the official hiring of Mark Helfrich.

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Te’o denies involvement in Lennay Kekua hoax

A tumultuous 48 hours of questions, rumors and speculation temporarily halted early Saturday morning when former Irish linebacker Manti Te’o ended his silence and denied any involvement in concocting the fake life of Lennay Kekua in an interview with ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap.

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Controversy over girlfriend surrounds Te’o

Controversy over girlfriend surrounds Te’o

Lennay Kekua, the girl believed to have been former Irish linebacker Manti Te’o’s girlfriend and who was reported to have died of leukemia in September, never existed.

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Controversy over Te’o's story explodes

Lennay Kekua, the girl believed to have been former Irish linebacker Manti Te’o's girlfriend and who was reported to have died of leukemia in September, never existed, according to a report published by Deadspin.com.

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Chip Kelly leaving Oregon to coach Philadelphia Eagles

Chip Kelly leaving Oregon to coach Philadelphia Eagles

Oregon head coach Chip Kelly is leaving the Ducks to become the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Cam Newton returns to Auburn

Cam Newton is back on campus, and it’s not to play football. Newton is enrolled at classes at Auburn, AU officials confirmed to WSFA 12 News’ Sally Pitts. He is working toward getting his sociology degree.

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