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NCAA hits Ole Miss with additional year of bowl ban scholarship restrictions

The NCAA banned the? Ole Miss?football team from playing in the postseason in 2018, the Rebels were hit with scholarship reductions and former coach Hugh Freeze was suspended as part of the penalties handed down by the NCAA committee on infractions Friday. The University of Mississippi released a statement saying it would "vigorously appeal" the postseason ban, which it deemed "excessive" and "does not take into account the corrective actions that we have made in personnel, structure, policies and processes to address the issues." Ole Miss (6-6) will not participate in the 2017 postseason because of a self-imposed one-year bowl ban announced in February. In the NCAA's ruling, the Rebels, who

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Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson announces transfer to Michigan

Shea Patterson is heading to the Big Ten. A week after the Ole Miss quarterback was granted permission to pursue a transfer, Patterson announced Monday he will continue his collegiate career at Michigan. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh took a trip down to Oxford to visit with Patterson and a few other Ole Miss players last week, and the players returned the favor by visiting Ann Arbor over the weekend.

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Shea Patterson announces transfer to Michigan helping Wolverines solve QB riddle

One of the continued frustrations of Michigan’s offense since the hiring of Jim Harbaugh has been the lack of play at the quarterback position. In 2018, that may not be quite the uphill climb it was this season. Shea Patterson is heading to Ann Arbor. Patterson announced his decision to leave Ole Miss for Michigan with a released statement, via Twitter. Patterson thanked Ole Miss coaches, teammates and more in his brief statement. Patterson may be eligible to play right away for Michigan. Because Ole Miss is under sanctions from the NCAA, seniors on the team were granted a free transfer without having to sit out a season. Patterson, a sophomore, would be required to have a waiver approved in

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Iowa safety Brandon Snyder arrested for drunk driving

Iowa safety Brandon Snyder spent the early Sunday hours in a jail cell after being arrested for drunk driving. After being pulled over just after 3:00 a.m. in the morning on Sunday, Snyder admitted to drinking and failed a breathalyzer test. “We are aware of the incident involving Brandon,” a statement from Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz said. “While we are currently gathering additional facts, we are very disappointed to learn of Brandon’s involvement. Brandon is subject to the rules and regulations of the UI Student-Athlete Code of Conduct, and the rules and regulations of our football program.” Snyder was not expected to play in Iowa’s appearance in the Pinstripe Bowl this season due to injury,

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Josh McCown emotional after injury because “I don’t know what’s next”

Jets quarterback Josh McCown broke his left hand in Denver on Sunday and will have more tests on Monday to find out if he’ll need to have surgery to repair an injury that ended the longest run of success he’s had as an NFL starter. McCown was emotional in the locker room after the game, [ more]

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OHARAS MONDAY COUNTDOWN Wayne Fontes take

Mike O'Hara Columnist Wayne Fontes' timing could not have been much better for his visit to the Detroit Lions in Tampa Sunday. December was his time of year, and the time of year for his teams in his eight seasons as head coach of the Lions. It was also his time to deal with speculation about

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