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Spartans top rusher Scott arrested again

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State running back LJ Scott has a day in court to face a charge of driving with a suspended license.

East Lansing District Court records Thursday show Scott scheduled for a pre-trial hearing Nov. 2.

The Lansing State Journal reports Scott was released on a personal recognizance bond after being charged with driving on a suspended license, or a similar charge, for a seventh time.


No. 25 Memphis rallies by Houston 42-38

HOUSTON (AP) Down 17 in the second half on the road, there was no panic in No. 25 Memphis.

The Tigers kept their focus and finished with a victory.


Irish, USC to meet without key players

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) No. 13 Notre Dame will be without senior inside linebacker Greer Martini on Saturday night when it faces No. 11 Southern California.

Martini has a torn meniscus, and had arthroscopic surgery last week. He has started five games for the Irish (5-1) and has 39 tackles, an interception and two forced fumbles.


Judge denies new Sandusky trial request

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence.

Judge John Foradora denied Sandusky's requests for a new trial or for dismissal of charges.


Florida DE Sherit to miss rest of season

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida defensive end Jordan Sherit had season-ending hip surgery, the latest setback for coach Jim McElwain's team.

Sherit injured his hip in the second half of a home loss to Texas A&M last Saturday and was eventually carted off the field.


Fraud suit against Kiffin dismissed

COLUMBIANA, Ala. (AP) A judge has dismissed a fraud suit filed against Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin.

Shelby County Circuit Judge Lara Alvis dismissed the case with prejudice, meaning it can't be refiled. The decision was entered on Oct. 10, according to online court documents.


Nebraska's Riley: 'Just coach the team'

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) With a new athletic director on the way and Nebraska having an open date this week, the future of embattled coach Mike Riley has been the hottest topic in the state and among Cornhusker fans everywhere.

Riley joked after practice Wednesday night that he wanted to borrow the sign that hangs over the desk of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, the one that says "Just coach the team."


East Carolina, BYU add 2 games to series

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) East Carolina and BYU have added two more games to their football series.

ECU officials said Thursday that the Pirates will visit BYU in 2022 and the Cougars will return the trip in 2024. The teams are playing on Saturday in Greenville to complete their initial two-game series.


Upsets, injuries throw ACC out of whack

Clemson has fallen, and Miami is on the rise.

Upsets, last-minute victories and injuries have made it a free-for-all race for the Atlantic Coast Conference crown, and there are some unexpected contenders in the mix.


Penn State defense succeeds by swarming

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) James Franklin's whistle is the last one Penn State players hear at practice, and sometimes the coach will hesitate before he blows plays dead.

He's waiting for a satisfactory number of white helmets to charge the ball carrier. It doesn't usually take long for him to see what he wants - eight, maybe nine defenders all converging on the football.

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