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Winston cited for taking crab legs, suspended from baseball team

Updated, 2:42 p.m. Florida State QB Jameis Winston, the Heisman Trophy winner, was issued a civil citation for shoplifting crab legs and other groceries from a Publix, law enforcement authorities say. Winston ordered food from the deli counter and left the store without paying, Leon County Sheriff’s Maj. Michael Wood said in a news conference on Wednesday. He ...

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SEC to try eight-referee crews in 2014

The SEC didn’t add a conference game to its schedules, but it’s adding a referee. The conference will experiment with eight-man crews this fall, CBSSports.com reported, putting another striped shirt in the offensive backfield. The center judge, as it will be called, will wear a “C” and be positioned opposite the referee. Big 12 penalties ...

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LSU’s Anthony Jennings turns eyes toward fall

Marietta's Anthony Jennings is in the running to start at QB for LSU this year. (AP photo) Anthony Jennings knows what’s ahead of him. He’s the only quarterback on the LSU roster with game experience, but he saw how well freshman Brandon Harris — his main competition for the starting job — played in the spring game earlier this month. Th...

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Nine-game schedule goes down, SEC keeps eight

So much for that nine-game SEC schedule that’s generated so much buzz. It fizzled out on Sunday. The league’s powers to be voted that the SEC’s football teams will continue to play an eight-game schedule with the 6-1-1 format. The vote ended a long discussion about whether the SEC teams would go to a nine-game conference schedule, like the Pac-12 ...

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College football could head south of the border

Texas coach Charlie Strong and his team might soon play a game in Mexico City. (AP photo) Don’t be surprised if a college football game is played south of the border in the near future. And I’m not talking about that tacky, but yet strangely alluring, pit stop on I-95, where you can climb into the giant sombrero on the border of the Carolinas. Texas AD ...

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Al Golden, Frank Beamer favor nine-game ACC schedule

Not many of their SEC counterparts like the possibility of playing a nine-game conference schedule, but Miami’s Al Golden and Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer supported the idea for the ACC. I wrote about the SEC’s nine-game quandary yesterday. Both talked about the potential schedule change on Wednesday’s league teleconference. Golden says he ...

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ESPN’s SEC Network promos posted. What’s your favorite?

ESPN has posted the school-by-school promos for the SEC Network, which will debut in August. They’re customized for each school, focusing mainly on traditions or an icon, like Bear Bryant for Alabama and Herschel Walker for Georgia. The promos are 41 seconds long, and for the most part, are being received well on social media. Here’s the promo for ...

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Time for SEC to go to nine-game conference schedule

SEC commissioner Mike Slive said he expects a vote on the nine-game football schedule before the league meetings in late May. (AP photo) There’s been a lot of talk about the SEC adding a ninth conference game, and commissioner Mike Slive said Monday he expects the league’s decision makers to vote on the topic before the spring meetings (May 27-30). Many ...

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Greyson Lambert springs toward No. 1 QB job at Virginia

Greyson Lambert's strong spring has put him in line to possibly start at QB for Virginia in the fall. (AP photo) Greyson Lambert, Georgia’s No. 1 QB prospect in 2012, is making a push to win the starting QB job at Virginia. Lambert had a strong spring and was the first QB to play in the Cavaliers’ spring game. He threw for 220 yards and two TD passes ...

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Auburn AD Jay Jacobs writes letter, wants packed stadium for spring game

Auburn was the most watched team in America last year. AD Jay Jacobs wants a head start on 2014 at Auburn’s spring A-Day game on Saturday. Jacobs wrote a letter that was posted to the school’s website on Wednesday, stating: “This year, our A-Day game will be covered by ESPN and broadcast to a national audience. When their cameras pan the stadium, I ...

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