Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes' national title hopes.
The University of Maryland says it will start guaranteeing scholarships to students-athletes until they graduate, regardless of injury or on-field performance.
On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.
In much of the basketball world, he's Coach K.
Around here, he's Mike Krzyzewski, Army class of 1969.
Duke says tight end Braxton Deaver will miss the season after tearing a knee ligament.
Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.
North Carolina has optimism from a strong finish and motivation from watching a rival's surprise trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.
And that has the Tar Heels talking about making their own run in the wide-open Coastal Division.
"Once you've put in so much work, you really can feel what you're working toward is actually a reality," linebacker Jeff Schoettmer said. "All the work we've put in, we feel like we deserve something out of it."
Duke can certainly get used to the view from the top.
The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most major television providers in the South.
Duke linebacker Kelby Brown will miss the season after suffering a knee injury during a preseason scrimmage.
Ron Wellman can breathe a bit easier.