Bryce Love opens as 2018 Heisman Trophy favorite

Stanford running back Bryce Love has opened as the early favorite to claim the 2018 Heisman Trophy.

The Westgate Superbook pegged Love at 5-1 odds to win the prestigious trophy after rushing for 2,218 yards and 19 touchdowns last season and opting against declaring for the NFL draft.

Another running back, Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor, claimed the second-best odds to win at 7-1.

Here are Westgate's...

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Former, current football players sue Minnesota over rights violation

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Nine black former and current University of Minnesota football players who say their rights were violated in a sexual misconduct investigation sued the school on Friday, alleging they are victims of racial and gender discrimination.

The federal lawsuit stems from the university's investigation into an alleged gang rape of a female student in September 2016 that implicated 10

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Love to Hate: Looking at the 5 fiercest rivalries in college football

Over the past five days, theScore's NCAAF editors took a look at five of the fiercest rivalries in college football and what exactly it is that makes these teams hate one another.

Read our analysis, as well as some of the best quotes and moments that these rivalries have produced.

Alabama vs. Auburn

Love to Hate: Looking at the 5 fiercest rivalries in college football

You won't get far in the state of Alabama without hearing an emphatic "Roll Tide" or "War Eagle" -...

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Report: Jackson still on team, not suspended by Virginia Tech

Despite rampant rumors and an ominous quote from his father Thursday, Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson hasn't been suspended and is still a member of the team, a source told The Athletic's Bruce Feldman.

Jackson, however, may still be on shaky ground with the Hokies because of an academic problem, as was previously reported. Still, he's been participating in Virginia Tech's voluntary workout...

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Love to hate: The underrated, overheated Apple Cup rivalry

The state of Washington is known for producing apples, yet Washington and Washington State have about as much in common as a Granny Smith and a McIntosh.

The Huskies and Cougars have been battling for over 100 years. Before it was coined the "Apple Cup," the Huskies and Cougars clashed for the Governor's Trophy.

To honor the governor's role in the history of their great rivalry, the state's...

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Report: Virginia Tech's Jackson awaits decision on academic eligibility

Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson is awaiting a decision from the university regarding an academic issue that could rule him ineligible.

Jackson is still on the team, but his status is expected to be determined within the week.

"As of right now, Josh is still a member of the Virginia Tech football team,” Jackson's father, Fred said to Mike Barber of the Richmond Times-Dispatch. "We'll know...

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New Jersey senate unanimously passes bill to legalize sports betting

New Jersey could quickly take advantage of a Supreme Court ruling that allows all states to conduct full-scale sports betting.

In May, the Supreme Court ruled that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 was unconstitutional, opening an avenue for legalized sports betting. Delaware generated over $300,000 in bets on Tuesday and it appears New Jersey could be following suit.

The...

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Baylor players not indicted in sexual assault case

A Texas grand jury declined to indict Baylor football players John Arthur and Tre'von Lewis on Wednesday in a sexual assault case, citing a lack of evidence, according to Paula Lavigne of ESPN.

Arthur and Lewis, both freshman safeties a year ago, had been suspended from the team since March. It was reported the incident occurred in November 2017.

As of Thursday afternoon, both players were still...

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Love to hate: Elite history highlights cross-country USC-Notre Dame rivalry

Virtually every major college football rivalry in the country is based around one common element: Location.

Deep-seeded hate between players, schools, and fan bases exists because of how close they are to one another. That proximity leads to interaction on a day-to-day basis; fresh reminders how annoying the opposition can be.

That idea leads to a very important question: Just how the heck did Notre...

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