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Tedford Saved the Bulldogs. Now He’s Saving Himself.

Jeff Tedford, who breathed new life into Fresno State's down-on-its luck football program, has resigned in order to save his own life. "It is with a heavy heart, and there is no pun intended in that, I am announcing today I need to step down as head coach,"...
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California to Let College Athletes Make Money, Defying NCAA

SACRAMENTO — Defying the NCAA, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a first-in-the-nation law Monday that will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements — a move that could upend amateur sports in the U.S. and trigger a legal challenge. "It'...
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Proud Pop: Dick Bennett Beams as Son Leads Virginia to Title

MINNEAPOLIS — Dick Bennett has a difficult time watching his son, Tony, coach Virginia. He rarely attends games. "I'm not a model of decorum or poise," said Dick Bennett, the former longtime high school and college basketball coach. "But I needed to be here...