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Head coach Kyle Flood of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights looks on against the Washington State Cougars at CenturyLink Field on August 28, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Rutgers Football Coach Kyle Flood Gets 2-Year Extension

Athletic Director Julie Hermann announced the deal Thursday, two days before the Scarlet Knights (2-0) play their first Big Ten Conference game against Penn State (2-0).

09/11/2014

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights stand to sing their alma mater after defeating Howard 38-25 on Sept. 6, 2014 at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rutgers-Penn State Turning Into A Border War Between New Kids, Old Guard

Rutgers has defeated Penn State twice in 24 tries, once in 1918 and again 70 years later in 1988. The teams haven’t played since 1995, two years after Penn State joined the Big Ten.

09/10/2014

Penn State players celebrate victory over UCF in the Croke Park Classic American Football match at Croke Park Stadium on Aug. 30, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Patrick Bolger/Getty Images)

NCAA Eliminates Penn State Football’s Postseason Ban, Restores Scholarships

Penn State was halfway through a four-year postseason ban handed down during the summer of 2012. The NCAA rescinded some of the scholarship sanctions last year.

09/08/2014

Running back Paul James #34 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights jumps into the endzone between Tamlin Antoine (L) and Kenneth Russ (R) of the Howard Bison during a game on September 6, 2014 at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey. Rutgers defeated Howard 38-25. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Nova Throws 4 TDs, James Scores 3 For Rutgers

Nova connected with James on scoring passes of 69 and 31 yards and added tosses of 38 yards to Leonte Carroo and 19 to John Tsimis as the Scarlet Knights (2-0) scored 31-straight first-half points to overcome an early deficit.

09/06/2014

Rutgers’ quarterback Gary Nova throws a touchdown pass on the first play from scrimmage against the Washington State Cougars at CenturyLink Field on Aug. 28, 2014 in Seattle. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

With One Eye On Penn State, Rutgers Trying Not To Overlook Howard

Playing in the Big Ten Conference, Rutgers (1-0) isn’t going to be favored in many games, if any. Its non-conference home opener against Howard (0-1) of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference is one of those games.

09/05/2014

Mo'ne Davis #3 of Pennsylvania waits to pitch to a Nevada batter during the United States division game at the Little League World Series tournament at Lamade Stadium on August 20, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Little League Star Mo’ne Davis ‘Sad’ About UConn’s NCAA Violation

Little League star Mo’ne Davis says she’s “sad” that Connecticut received a secondary NCAA rules violation for coach Geno Auriemma’s congratulatory phone call to her during the Little League World Series.

09/05/2014

Mo'ne Davis #3 of Pennsylvania waits to pitch to a Nevada batter during the United States division game at the Little League World Series tournament at Lamade Stadium on August 20, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Call From Geno Auriemma To Little-League Star Mo’ne Davis Prompts Complaint

Mo’ne isn’t in high school and under NCAA rules is not considered a prospective athlete. But UConn says it is investigating to determine if any violation occurred.

09/04/2014

Members of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights celebrate after defeating the Washington State Cougars 41-38 at CenturyLink Field on August 28, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Rutgers Rallies In 4th To Beat Washington State 41-38

Paul James ran for 173 yards and scored his third touchdown with 3:24 left to give Rutgers a wild 41-38 victory over Washington State on Thursday night in the Scarlet Knights’ first game as a member of the Big Ten.

08/29/2014

John Calipari (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Mike Francesa, Kentucky Coach John Calipari Go At It On The Air

Francesa emphasized that Calipari is a masterful motivator and recruiter. He did say, however, that there are better X’s and O’s coaches in college basketball.

08/21/2014

Eric LeGrand speaks onstage at the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's A Magical Evening Gala at Cipriani, Wall Street on November 21, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation)

Eric LeGrand, Adam Taliaferro Named Honorary Captains For RU-PSU Game

Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand and former Penn State player Adam Taliaferro will be the honorary captains when the Scarlet Knights play their first Big Ten game against the Nittany Lions on Sept. 13.

08/13/2014

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Top 25 Sports Movies Of The Past 25 Years

Sports on their own are dramatic. When Hollywood gets involved, things are taken to an entirely different level. And since we’re already emotionally invested, we love that.

08/07/2014

Rodney Hood #5 of the Duke Blue Devils watches as J.P. Tokoto #13 of the North Carolina Tar Heels throws the ball in on March 8, 2014. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

We CAN’T Lose To This Team! Counting Down The Top 11 Rivalries In Sports

We love our sports teams, which means we hate the ones that try getting in the way. What can we say? We’re passionate about these things.

08/06/2014

NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Creates $70M Fund For Testing

College sports’ governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows.

07/29/2014

Mike-i-Mation Clinton

#TBT Mike-i-Mation: Mike And The Mad Dog Talk To President Clinton

CBS Radio presents a slice of gold from the vaults of WFAN: one hot minute with Francesa, Chris Russo and then-sitting President Bill Clinton, who digs his college sports.

07/17/2014

Atlantic City casinos (file/credit: Getty Images)

Supreme Court Leaves In Place A Ban On Sports Betting In NJ

The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a ban on sports gambling in New Jersey, rebuffing an attempt to bring betting on professional and college sporting events to Atlantic City casinos and the state’s racetracks.

06/23/2014

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The Connecticut Huskies pose after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 79 to 58 in the NCAA Women's Final Four Championship at Bridgestone Arena on April 8, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Photos: UConn Huskies Win Women’s Title

The UConn Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning their record ninth national title.

Kentucky 54 v UConn 60

Championship Game: 2014 NCAA Tournament

The Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

UConn Wins NCAA Title

Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win, and an NCAA title.

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