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California mother sentenced to 5 months of prison in college-admissions scandal - The Washington Post

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U.S. District Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton said he would have given Janavs close to a year in prison but cited her history of good works as a mitigating factor. She has volunteered for decades. Janavs, 49, of Newport Coast, Calif., must pay $250,000 in fines and was sentenced to two years of probation and 200 hours of community service. She is the 15th parent to be sentenced in the scandal that exposed weaknesses in the opaque world of elite college admissions and standardized testing. More than 50 people have been charged in connection with a scheme led by admission consultant William “Rick” Singer, who has pleaded guilty to racketeering and other crimes. Earlier this month, Douglas Hodge, the former chief executive of Pacific Investment Management Co., known as Pimco, was sentenced to nine months in prison for conspiring to commit fraud and money laundering. His sentence is the most serious penalty to date. Federal prosecutors described Janavs as the heir to a massive fortune and said she …

Court: Korean-born girl must leave US because she was adopted by her Kansas uncle a year too late - USA TODAY

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Court: Korean-born girl must leave US because she was adopted by her Kansas uncle a year too late
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A federal judge in Kansas has ruled that a South Korean-born teenager, who was adopted by her aunt and uncle in Kansas, will have to leave the country right after graduation from college because of a disparity between state and immigration laws ...

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Kavanaugh protesters answered by supporters from conservative Liberty University - USA TODAY

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Kavanaugh protesters answered by supporters from conservative Liberty University
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LYNCHBURG, Virginia — Students from Liberty University, whose president Jerry Falwell Jr. is a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, will rally in Washington on Thursday in support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The university and ...
Kavanaugh, too? Christine Blasey Ford's account is missing key details of assaultUSA TODAY
#BelieveSurvivors protests erupt nationwide against Brett Kavanaugh; dozens arrested in DCUSA TODAY

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Why the Clemson QB transfer will reverberate through every college football locker room - USA TODAY

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Why the Clemson QB transfer will reverberate through every college football locker room
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Bryant is both the biggest name to utilize the new rule thus far and the player whose departure could most impact the College Football Playoff race because it leaves Clemson in a precarious position if Lawrence suffers an injury. “As a coach, sometimes ...
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In exclusive interview, Clemson football QB Kelly Bryant says he will transferGreenville News

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Court: Korean-born girl must leave US because she was adopted by her Kansas uncle a year too late - USA TODAY

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Court: Korean-born girl must leave US because she was adopted by her Kansas uncle a year too late
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A federal judge in Kansas has ruled that a South Korean-born teenager, who was adopted by her aunt and uncle in Kansas, will have to leave the country right after graduation from college because of a disparity between state and immigration laws ...
Adopted South Korean Daughter Of US Army Colonel Ordered To Leave US After CollegeThe Inquisitr

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Coaches Poll top 25: Georgia moves to No. 2, West Virginia enters top 10 of college football rankings - CBSSports.com

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Coaches Poll top 25: Georgia moves to No. 2, West Virginia enters top 10 of college football rankings
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It may have been a tale of two halves for West Virginia, but a 42-34 win on the road against Texas Tech was good enough to propel the Mountaineers into the top 10 of the latest USA Today Amway Coaches Poll. West Virginia got off to a hot start with a ...

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With Ian Book, Notre Dame has the look of a legitimate Playoff contender - USA TODAY

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With Ian Book, Notre Dame has the look of a legitimate Playoff contender
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With Book at quarterback, Notre Dame has the look of a legitimate contender for the College Football Playoff. “I think it's starting to come together,” Kelly acknowledged, before adding: “Man, we've got a long way to go.” More: 10 observations from ...
Notre Dame Jumps One Spot To #7 In USA Today Top 25, #6 In AP PollOne Foot Down

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Kavanaugh protesters answered by supporters from conservative Liberty University - USA TODAY

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Kavanaugh protesters answered by supporters from conservative Liberty University
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LYNCHBURG, Virginia — Students from Liberty University, whose president Jerry Falwell Jr. is a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, will rally in Washington on Thursday in support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The university and ...
Kavanaugh, too? Christine Blasey Ford's account is missing key details of assaultUSA TODAY
128 arrests later, #WeBelieveChristine, #CancelKavanaugh protests set for ThursdayUSA TODAY

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Lack of black head coaches in major college football still crucial issue for universities - USA TODAY

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Lack of black head coaches in major college football still crucial issue for universities
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Yet of the 22 coaching changes in major college football following last season, just three involved a minority hire — and just one of those three, Arizona State and Herm Edwards, involved a black coach who was not already a head coach on the FBS level.



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New documentary from HBO and LeBron James' production company depicts hypocrisy of NCAA - USA TODAY

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New documentary from HBO and LeBron James' production company depicts hypocrisy of NCAA
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But airing at the one-year anniversary of the FBI's investigation into college basketball and with the landmark Alston vs. NCAA case challenging athlete compensation limits wrapping up last week, no image explains why college sports needs to be unwound ...



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Alabama remains No. 1, Clemson drops to No. 4 in Amway Coaches Poll - USA TODAY

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Alabama remains No. 1, Clemson drops to No. 4 in Amway Coaches Poll
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The Amway Coaches Poll top five looks a bit different this week, even though all the teams won over the weekend. Alabama easily retained the top spot following a non-conference win against UL-Lafayette. The Crimson Tide again claimed 61 of 64 first ...

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College Football Playoff projection: The difference between great, elite ... and Alabama - USA TODAY

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College Football Playoff projection: The difference between great, elite ... and Alabama
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Somehow, Ohio State escaped. And then Penn State's James Franklin talked about the fine line between “great” programs (his) and “elite” (Ohio State). He's not wrong, as far as it goes. But the biggest and best matchup of the season so far resulted in a ...
College GameDay: Lee Corso fakes out Penn State crowd with headgear pickFor The Win

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Court: Korean-born girl must leave US because she was adopted by her Kansas uncle a year too late - USA TODAY

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Court: Korean-born girl must leave US because she was adopted by her Kansas uncle a year too late
USA TODAY
A federal judge in Kansas has ruled that a South Korean-born teenager, who was adopted by her aunt and uncle in Kansas, will have to leave the country right after graduation from college because of a disparity between state and immigration laws ...
Adopted South Korean Daughter Of US Army Colonel Ordered To Leave US After CollegeThe Inquisitr

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Why the Clemson QB transfer will reverberate through every college football locker room - USA TODAY

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Why the Clemson QB transfer will reverberate through every college football locker room
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Bryant is both the biggest name to utilize the new rule thus far and the player whose departure could most impact the College Football Playoff race because it leaves Clemson in a precarious position if Lawrence suffers an injury. “As a coach, sometimes ...
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In exclusive interview, Clemson football QB Kelly Bryant says he will transferGreenville News

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College GameDay: Lee Corso fakes out Penn State crowd with headgear pick - For The Win

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College GameDay: Lee Corso fakes out Penn State crowd with headgear pick
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No. 4 Ohio State will face a white out on Saturday night in Happy Valley against No. 9 Penn State (7:30 p.m. ET). On College GameDay from the campus of Penn State, Lee Corso faked out a raucous crowd by tossing the Nittany Lion head across the set ...
College Football Playoff projection: The difference between great, elite ... and AlabamaUSA TODAY

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Week 5 games that will impact the College Football Playoff - USA TODAY

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Week 5 games that will impact the College Football Playoff
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Will the change of venue with an amped-up crowd in State College reverse that outcome this time. INSIGHT: McSorley's vision drives Penn State's national titlle push. STAFF PICKS: USA TODAY college football experts offer analysis of Week 5.

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Charlotte Remains Unbeaten in C-USA; at Home - TopDrawerSoccer (press release) (blog)

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Charlotte Remains Unbeaten in C-USA; at Home
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Twenty-two players saw the field, utilizing the strong bench crafted form solid recruiting over the years, and Charlotte overcame an early deficit to hold off Marshall 3-2 Sunday afternoon in Conference USA women's soccer action.



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Kavanaugh protesters answered by supporters from conservative Liberty University - USA TODAY

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Kavanaugh protesters answered by supporters from conservative Liberty University
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LYNCHBURG, Virginia — Students from Liberty University, whose president Jerry Falwell Jr. is a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, will rally in Washington on Thursday in support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The university and ...
Kavanaugh, too? Christine Blasey Ford's account is missing key details of assaultUSA TODAY
#BelieveSurvivors protests erupt nationwide against Brett Kavanaugh; dozens arrested in DCUSA TODAY

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Alabama remains No. 1, Clemson drops to No. 4 in Amway Coaches Poll - USA TODAY

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Alabama remains No. 1, Clemson drops to No. 4 in Amway Coaches Poll
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The Amway Coaches Poll top five looks a bit different this week, even though all the teams won over the weekend. Alabama easily retained the top spot following a non-conference win against UL-Lafayette. The Crimson Tide again claimed 61 of 64 first ...
Coaches Poll top 25: Georgia moves to No. 2, West Virginia enters top 10 of college football rankingsCBSSports.com

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Coaches Poll top 25: Georgia moves to No. 2, West Virginia enters top 10 of college football rankings - CBSSports.com

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Coaches Poll top 25: Georgia moves to No. 2, West Virginia enters top 10 of college football rankings
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It may have been a tale of two halves for West Virginia, but a 42-34 win on the road against Texas Tech was good enough to propel the Mountaineers into the top 10 of the latest USA Today Amway Coaches Poll. West Virginia got off to a hot start with a ...
Alabama remains No. 1, Clemson drops to No. 4 in Amway Coaches PollUSA TODAY

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Collecting Week 6's new college football rankings as they roll in - SB Nation

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Collecting Week 6's new college football rankings as they roll in
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College football's Week 5 results gave us some important action at the height of the top-25 rankings, with Ohio State beating Penn State and Notre Dame whooping Stanford. Elsewhere in the previous top 25: Washington, Florida, Virginia Tech, Oregon, and ...

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Vote! Which college football team is the king of its rivalry game? - For The Win

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Vote! Which college football team is the king of its rivalry game?
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On Facebook: You can cast votes in the comments of a For The Win, USA TODAY Sports, or USA TODAY Fan Index post; For example: #FanIndex #Clemson, #FanIndex #FloridaState, #FanIndex #SanDiegoState, #FanIndex #TexasAM, #FanIndex #UCLA ...



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Misery Index, Week 5: At Mississippi State, Moorhead only means more doubts - USA TODAY

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Misery Index, Week 5: At Mississippi State, Moorhead only means more doubts
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The offseason is so long in college football, and the emotions run so high now, that people can barely get through it unless they talk themselves into best-case scenarios. The lineman who needed to gain 10 pounds will instead pack on 20. The ...

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With Ian Book, Notre Dame has the look of a legitimate Playoff contender - USA TODAY

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With Ian Book, Notre Dame has the look of a legitimate Playoff contender
USA TODAY
With Book at quarterback, Notre Dame has the look of a legitimate contender for the College Football Playoff. “I think it's starting to come together,” Kelly acknowledged, before adding: “Man, we've got a long way to go.” More: 10 observations from ...

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Lack of black head coaches in major college football still crucial issue for universities - USA TODAY

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Lack of black head coaches in major college football still crucial issue for universities
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Yet of the 22 coaching changes in major college football following last season, just three involved a minority hire — and just one of those three, Arizona State and Herm Edwards, involved a black coach who was not already a head coach on the FBS level.



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Army showed the way but Power Five schools still won't embrace the triple option - USA TODAY

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Army showed the way but Power Five schools still won't embrace the triple option
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Once the scourge of defensive coordinators all over football, the triple option has nearly faded from the college football scene. At the FBS level, Army runs it. And Navy. Air Force runs a spread-based variant, as do Tulane and New Mexico. Among Power ...



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