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Big 12 football facilities always on the grow

Baylor’s new football home, a $260 million behemoth on the Brazos River named McLane Stadium, is the toast of facility upgrades in the Big 12. But an arms race is heating up across the conference, with programs looking to spend huge sums on stadium improvements. Kansas State, which finished $90 million in construction on its football stadium last summer, has another $65 million renovation on the way. Iowa State has announced a $60 million project to enclose its south end zone. West Virginia will use much of a $75 million bond to upgrade its stadium. And Oklahoma will spend $370 million to renovate its already massive stadium.

NCAA concussion settlement is a victory for athlete health

A decision on Tuesday that should be hailed as a victory for all college athletes comes in the form of improved health. The NCAA agreed to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose current and former athletes to determine if they suffer brain trauma by playing contact sports, according to a filing in U.S. District Court in Chicago.

Son: Joe Paterno feared wrongly accusing Sandusky

A son of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno writes in a new book that his father said he hadn't informed the coaching staff about allegations Jerry Sandusky might be a child molester because he wasn't sure whether they were true.

NCAA concussion settlement is a victory for athlete health

A decision on Tuesday that should be hailed as a victory for all college athletes comes in the form of improved health. The NCAA agreed to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose current and former athletes to determine if they suffer brain trauma by playing contact sports, according to a filing in U.S. District Court in Chicago.

Son: Joe Paterno feared wrongly accusing Sandusky

A son of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno writes in a new book that his father said he hadn't informed the coaching staff about allegations Jerry Sandusky might be a child molester because he wasn't sure whether they were true.

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