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Clemson, Texas A&M to play 2 games (Yahoo Sports)
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Clemson and Texas A&M have agreed to a two-game series in 2018 and 2019.
With 1 kidney, Northwestern's White stops playing (Yahoo Sports)
Northwestern cornerback Dwight White has decided to stop playing football. White tells the Chicago Tribune he found out in June after experiencing abdominal pain that he was born with one kidney.
9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal (Yahoo Sports)
At least nine university employees were fired or under disciplinary review, and the question now becomes what, if anything, the NCAA will do next. Athletic director Bubba Cunningham wouldn't speculate on any possible sanctions. ''We'll work with the NCAA and work through the report with them as part of our ongoing investigation,'' Cunningham said. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein found.
UConn loses senior cornerback to shoulder injury (Yahoo Sports)
Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones will undergo surgery on his left shoulder and miss the remainder of the season. Coach Bob Diaco says the Huskies senior captain has a history of shoulder problems and was injured against during the first half of Thursday night's 31-21 loss at No. 18 East Carolina. Diaco says Jones should be healed in time to prepare for the NFL draft in the spring, and should be ''better than new.'' Jones likely will be replaced in the Huskies lineup by true freshman Jamar Summers or John Green, a converted wide receiver. Jones had 24 tackles and two interceptions for the Huskies (1-6) this season, including one he returned 70-yards for a touchdown against South Florida.
Judge halts New Jersey's sports betting plan (Yahoo Sports)
District Judge Michael Shipp issued a temporary restraining order after a request by the NFL, the NBA, the NHL, Major League Baseball and the NCAA. Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a law on Oct. 17 that effectively repeals the state's ban on sports wagering and allows it at racetracks and casinos. ''This is a temporary order while the core issues surrounding sports wagering in New Jersey are fully considered by the court,'' Christie spokesman Michael Drewniak said in a statement.
UConn to renew basketball rivalry with Georgetown (Yahoo Sports)
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- UConn and Georgetown have agreed to renew their basketball rivalry, which ended with the split of the old Big East conference.
Arizona near-unanimous pick by media to win Pac-12 (Yahoo Sports)
Just about everybody agrees - except for one person, apparently - that Arizona is the overwhelming favorite to win the Pac-12 again this season. The Wildcats are the near-unanimous choice to win the conference, receiving 31 of 32 first-place votes in the preseason media poll released Thursday. Utah was picked second and Colorado third. UCLA, which was chosen fourth, received the other first-place vote.