Carroll Hardy, a multisport star best known as the only man to pinch hit for Ted Williams, died Sunday at age 87. As a football executive, he helped build the "Orange Crush" defense of the Denver Broncos.
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The CFB Pod: The latest on UConn canceling its season, the new Big Ten schedule, players opting out and the Pac-12 player unity group
Kevin Negandhi spins the wheel of college football news, first with Heather Dinich as they discuss UConn canceling its season, the Big Ten revising its schedule to accommodate teams potentially quarantining, the role of the NCAA Board of Governors and if this is the the start of the Power Five schools breaking off from the NCAA (1:07). Then, Adam Rittenberg joins the podcast to talk about #BigTenUnited, how #BigTenUnited differs from the Pac-12’s player unity group, the potential for more NFL-caliber players to opt out of the season and the Pac-12 planning a loan program to rescue athletic departments if the season doesn’t happen (14:56). Later, Harry Lyles Jr. goes deep on the Pac-12 players’ demands for the conference and the “blueprint” they’ve created (28:00).
- Hardy, 2-sport star, builder of 'Orange Crush,' dies
- Pac-12 players show unity, list demands in letter
- Pac-12 players threaten to opt out, list demands
- Pac-12 approves 10-game, conference-only slate
A group of Pac-12 football players penned a letter to the conference outlining concerns they have in regard to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as economic and social issues.
A group of Pac-12 football players is threatening to opt out of both preseason camps and games until negotiations with the league regarding concerns about racial injustice, their safety during the coronavirus pandemic and other demands are completed.
The Pac-12 approved a 10-game conference-only schedule for football in which each team will play five home games and five road games, with the conference title game taking place on Dec. 18 or 19.
A plan for a 10-game conference-only football schedule for Pac-12 teams would include built-in bye weeks in case there are games that cannot be played as scheduled, sources told ESPN.
A day after the Big Ten announced it would play a conference-only schedule in all sports this fall, the Pac-12 voted to do the same Friday during a meeting of athletics directors, university presidents and conference officials.
Utah's stumble at the end of the 2019 season opened up the Pac-12's South division. The Utes will battle a USC squad fighting to get back to relevancy and an Arizona State team with an exciting quarterback and a lot of unknowns.
Alfred Williams, a former star linebacker at Colorado, wants an apology from Mike Gundy after renewing an allegation that the Oklahoma State coach called him the N-word in 1989 when Gundy was a player for the Cowboys.
Kordell Stewart to Michael Westbrook. Doug Flutie to Gerard Phelan. This week's Throwback Thursday celebrates the greatest college football endings of all time (7 p.m. ET on ESPN and The App).
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Buffaloes athletic director Rick George, new football coach Karl Dorrell, men's basketball coach Tad Boyle and women's basketball coach JR Payne will reduce their salaries by 10% through the upcoming fiscal year.
SMU running back Eric Dickerson, Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch and late Alcorn State quarterback Steve McNair headline the 17 players and two coaches in the 2020 College Football Hall of Fame class.