FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2014, file photo, Missouri senior defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to the media during an NCAA college football news conference in Irving, Texas. Sam says he is gay, and he could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

Sam could become NFL’s 1st openly gay player

Tolerance is about to be tested in the National Football League. And Michael Sam hopes his ability is all that matters, not his sexual orientation. Missouri’s A...…
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UH football games against Army, Navy in doubt

If the government shutdown is not resolved by next month, the University of Hawaii football team could find themselves heavily affected. The Department of Defense has temporarily suspended sports competitions for the Army and Navy due to the budget stalemate.…
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs for some yardage during the first quarter of the NCAA college football game Tennessee in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

No. 2 Ducks dominate Tennessee 59-14

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s Marcus Mariota had no idea he had thrown for more than 400 yards against Tennessee until he got to the locker room after the game and so...…
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Associated Press: USC-Hawaii Preview

No. 24 USC at Hawaii, Aloha Stadium kickoff at 5 p.m. CBS Sports Network Oceanic Time Warner Cable 247/1247 Hawaiian Telcom 83/1083 Dish 158 Line: USC by 23. WHAT̵...…
FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2012 file photo, Southern California head coach Lane Kiffin removes his headset during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Colorado, in Los Angeles. Southern California is coming off a historically disappointing season that has put Kiffin in precarious situation heading into his fourth season as Trojans coach. The Trojans will have a new quarterback and are still dealing with a roster limited by NCAA sanctions. They won’t enter the season No. 1 like last year. Expectations are far more modest, which both Kiffin and his boss, athletic director Pat Haden, say is a good thing. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Kiffin: USC will play 2 QBs in season opener

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quarterbacks Max Wittek and Cody Kessler both will play for No. 24 Southern California in its season opener next week. Coach Lane Kiffin said Saturda...…
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota talks to the media during Oregon Media Day at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. Monday Aug. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Brian Davies)

QB Mariota set to add leadership to his skillset

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Mariota is planning to take on more than just a few extra pounds this season. Oregon’s softspoken quarterback, who bulked up with 12 po...…
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Fired UH offensive coordinator earns more than governor

Former University of Hawaii offensive coordinator Aaron Price will still earn a chunk of his $125,000 salary as part of a buyout. Last Friday, Price was let go from the university less than six months on the job.…