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BATON ROUGE, La. — The president of a private Baptist college in Louisiana refused to approve a football coach’s hiring because of what he called the applicant’s “Jewish blood,” a federal lawsuit claims. Joshua Bonadona sued Louisiana College and its president, Rick Brewer, on Wednesday, accusing them of violating his civil rights. Bonadona, a 28-year-old
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Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt has hired former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Chris Weinke to coach the Vols’ running backs, the school announced Wednesday. Pruitt and Weinke worked together last season at Alabama and were a part of the Crimson Tide’s 2017 national championship staff, Pruitt as the defensive coordinator and Weinke as an offensive analyst. Prior
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Mike Patrick has ended his long and distinguished career at ESPN. Patrick began his play-by-play role with the network in 1982. He called his last event on Dec. 30, Iowa State’s 21-20 victory over Memphis in the 2017 AutoZone Liberty Bowl, the network announced Wednesday. Patrick will be at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Wednesday night
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Lawyers representing an Oxford, Mississippi-based clothing store that sued two Mississippi State players for defamation and conspiracy added former Bulldogs coach Dan Mullen, former MSU athletics director Scott Stricklin, the NCAA and one of its investigators as defendants in a new civil lawsuit filed on Tuesday. The NCAA accused Rebels Rags of providing free clothing
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Hampton University, which is leaving the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference for the Big South in July 2018, accused the MEAC of making “unreasonable” and “vindictive” demands of Hampton in the transition. Hampton said Tuesday in a release that the MEAC has refused to sit down to discuss the transition and will not allow Hampton to play
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