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Obama to meet with college athletics officials next week

usatoday.com — A meeting including Obama administration officials, NCAA executives and college athletics directors is scheduled to occur at the White House this week, according to three people with direct knowledge of the meeting. The people spoke on the condition of the anonymity because the meeting had not previously been publicized.

FSU program built for winning

hattiesburgamerican.com — Jimbo Fisher doesn't know what the final number is going to be. Maybe it's as few as nine, but perhaps as many as 14 players off the current Florida State roster will be off to the NFL Draft as soon as the Seminoles' season ends.

Ole Miss QB signee Chad Kelly arrested after scuffle with police

wgrz.com — Chad Kelly, the nephew of legendary quarterback Jim Kelly who had signed to play at Ole Miss just last week, was arrested early Sunday morning in Buffalo. He faces several misdemeanor charges for trying to fight nightclub bouncers and police officers after he and a friend refused to leave a bar, according to police.

Ex-IU QB target Chad Kelly arrested

indystar.com — Chad Kelly, the nephew of legendary quarterback Jim Kelly who had signed to play at Ole Miss just last week, was arrested early Sunday morning in Buffalo. He faces several misdemeanor charges for trying to fight nightclub bouncers and police officers after he and a friend refused to leave a bar, according to a police report obtained by the Buffalo News.

Bob Bowlsby expects no immediate changes for Big 12 after Playoff snub

usatoday.com — NEW YORK - Not landing one of its co-champions in the College Football Playoff was a shock to the Big 12 Conference, but not so much that it will compel them to immediately seek expansion, commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday.

The game changed, and so did Alabama and Nick Saban

sports.usatoday.com — ATLANTA - Darkness was approaching in Oxford, Miss., thousands of fans had flooded the field and goalposts were about to be carried away at Alabama's expense. Nick Saban retreated into a small media room that night in early October and told anyone who would listen what mattered was responding the right way, the way Alabama did in 2011 and 2012 when it lost a game but won the national title anyway.

No. 1 Alabama polishes Playoff résumé with 42-13 SEC Championship win

sports.usatoday.com — ATLANTA - Breaking down No. 1 Alabama's 42-13 win Saturday against No. 13 Missouri for the SEC Championship. THE BIG PICTURE: It wasn't an easy road for Alabama. There was an early loss that took away the Crimson Tide's margin for error. They needed some luck against Arkansas and LSU.

Lawsuit alleges college used strippers to lure students

college.usatoday.com — A for-profit Florida college used exotic dancers as admissions officers, falsified documents and coached students to lie on financial forms as it fraudulently obtained millions of dollars in federal money, according to a federal lawsuit filed in Miami.

Jim McElwain’s Florida to-do list is long, but he’s an ideal coach to complete it

sports.usatoday.com — For all the money and cachet of the Southeastern Conference, the last 10 coaches hired in the league have come from the following sources: Five mid-major head coaches, one Big Ten head coach, one Big East head coach, one Power Five conference offensive coordinator and two Power Five defensive...

Source: Colorado State’s Jim McElwain agrees to become Florida’s head coach

sports.usatoday.com — Florida has its man - finally. Colorado State's Jim McElwain has agreed to become Florida's next head coach, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the school had not yet announced the hiring. A news conference in Gainesville is expected Thursday.
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Jan 31, 2015

@ralphDrussoAP I have a great one, but longer than 140 characters. I can email it

Jan 30, 2015

So Loretta Lynn and Jack White sang Portland Oregon two nights ago in Nashville. She’s 82, folks. Eighty-two. youtu.be/hHFMxqd1O1Y

Jan 30, 2015

@rick_bonnell Also Millsap made 31 threes in seven seasons at Utah. On pace to hit about 90 this year and shooting 36%. So hard to guard.

Jan 30, 2015

When you always have five players on the floor who can score, you will be pretty good at basketball. #analysis

Jan 30, 2015

This has been a pretty fun professional basketball game in the ATL

Jan 30, 2015

The last time the Hawks lost a basketball game, Jameis Winston was still undefeated as a college quarterback.

Jan 30, 2015

There you go RT @Jmac3560: @DanWolken January 19, 2000. Memphis was a 23 point underdog to Cincinnati.

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