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Tony Dungy says he wouldn’t have drafted Michael Sam

It’s a storyline that’s bound to be scrutinized — even over-scrutinized — during Rams training camp, as the roster cuts are made and, if Michael Sam sticks on the 53-man roster, week by week during the NFL season. Former Buccaneers and Colts coach Tony Dungy told the Tampa Tribune, “I wouldn’t have taken him. Not because I don’t believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play, but I wouldn’t want to deal with all of it. It’s not going to be totally smooth … things will happen.”

University of Missouri

Quarterback Maty Mauk has developed into new leader for Mizzou

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk’s preparation for the 2014 season isn’t a laughing matter, like it was when he went into a game at Georgia with an underinflated helmet that nearly popped off as he ran for a first down. Mauk’s offseason growth cemented his status as the new face of the Tigers and highlights his evolution from unprepared backup to one of the most experienced quarterbacks in the SEC Eastern Division.

Will the SEC like the College Football Playoff as well as the BCS?

While few fans mourn the passing of the Bowl Championship Series, the computer-heavy formula used to determine the participants for college football’s national title the last 16 seasons, the Southeastern Conference could be forgiven for a moment’s grief. The SEC went 9-2 in title games and was the only conference to have two teams meet in the title game.

Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

Will the SEC like the College Football Playoff as well as the BCS?

While few fans mourn the passing of the Bowl Championship Series, the computer-heavy formula used to determine the participants for college football’s national title the last 16 seasons, the Southeastern Conference could be forgiven for a moment’s grief. The SEC went 9-2 in title games and was the only conference to have two teams meet in the title game.

Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

University of Missouri