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Harbaugh cancels Samoan trip due to Zika

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has canceled a trip to Samoa for a football camp due to reported Zika virus cases on the islands.

Harbaugh was scheduled to be in Samoa on Thursday. He recently announced his wife, Sarah, is pregnant.

Some Wolverines coaches were in Samoa in early June. Harbaugh is a strong advocate for holding the so-called satellite camps away from campus, an issue that became a point of contention.

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Wolfpack's Samuels has lot to live up to

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Ask Jaylen Samuels what position he plays for North Carolina State's offense, and he will struggle to give a definitive answer.

That's because the returning all-Atlantic Coast Conference performer has proven he can do just about anything for the Wolfpack. And like the defenses he faces, even he is unsure exactly what he'll be asked to do each week.

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FSU AD Wilcox gets extension, promotion

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Despite a rare finish outside the top 20 in the Directors' Cup standings, Florida State is pleased with gains the past three years under athletic director Stan Wilcox.

The university announced Friday that Wilcox has been promoted to vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics as part of a contract extension that will expire June 30, 2020. Wilcox's original contract was scheduled to expire in August 2018.

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Oklahoma CB Thomas arrested for assault

Oklahoma cornerback Jordan Thomas was arrested early Thursday on suspicion of public intoxication, assault and battery, and interference with official process.

According to police in Norman, Oklahoma, Thomas was picked up at 1:49 a.m. A Cleveland County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said the 20-year-old Thomas was booked into jail at 2:45 a.m. and released at 11:13 a.m.

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BYU QB Hill back, eyes starting job

PROVO, Utah (AP) The last 10 months have been trying for Taysom Hill.

The senior BYU quarterback suffered a season-ending foot injury in the 2015 opener that took much longer to heal than he hoped. There was a decision to be made about where to play his final year after coach Bronco Mendenhall took the Virginia job. Then Hill's brother, Dexter, passed away in the spring.

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Ex-TCU QB Boykin gets 1-year probation

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Former TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has pleaded no contest to resisting arrest over an incident that led to his suspension for his final college game at the Alamo Bowl.

The Bexar County District Attorney's Office said Thursday that Boykin, who signed with Seattle as an undrafted free agent, received a one-year probation that could result in dismissal of the misdemeanor charge.

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BYU ready for Power 5, won't play Sunday

PROVO, Utah (AP) BYU is eager to leave independence behind and join a Power 5 conference but it won't change its longstanding policy of not playing on Sundays, athletic director Tom Holmoe said Thursday.

The Mormon school has a written policy against competition on Sunday because of religious reasons, which could require scheduling concessions if BYU moves to one of the big conferences.

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NCAA clears up bowl-selection process

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The NCAA has cleared up its bowl-selection process, assuring that no eligible teams with .500 records are passed over for postseason play in favor of more well-known schools with fewer than six wins.

The new rule, which was implemented by the NCAA's Division I Council on Wednesday, will be put in place for the upcoming season and says bowl-eligible teams with 6-6 records must be selected for bowl games before any 5-7 teams are considered.

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NCAA wants to question Sandusky accusers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) The NCAA wants to question two men who claim they were sexually abused in the 1970s by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

The NCAA says it needs that information to defend itself from a defamation lawsuit filed by the family of Joe Paterno, the team's late head coach.

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FSU gets rings for beating state rivals

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State players have received their Peach Bowl rings, not to mark losing that game to Houston but in celebration of winning the mythical Sunshine State title.

The Seminoles defeated Miami, Florida and South Florida last season and were presented the rings last week.

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