KINGSTON, R.I. -- Derek Cassidy fired a career-high five touchdown passes as Rhode Island beat in-state rival Brown University 37-13 to win the Governor's Cup.
Cassidy completed 25 of 37 attempts for 298 yards to help Rhode Island improve to 2-4 (0-2 CAA) Saturday. The Bears fell to 2-1 (1-0 Ivy). The Rams defeated the Bears 49-42 in double overtime a year ago.
Rhode Island had a 13-0 halftime lead and took advantage of two Brown fumbles and two intercepted passes to secure the victory.
Former Blinn College coach Brad Franchione describes Panthers star Cam Newton's transformation from playing at the junior college in 2009 to playing in Super Bowl 50.
North Carolina inked the No. 34-ranked recruiting class in the 2016 cycle with one ESPN 300 (Tomon Fox) and four more four-stars. The class of 2017 is well on the way to besting the 2016 class with four ESPN Jr300 verbals less than one week after signing day with the most recent being in state receiver Ryan Jones Friday.
Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has decided to take a medical retirement after sitting out all of last season because of a shoulder injury.
It hasn't been an easy road at USC for Pat Haden, the former Trojans quarterback turned athletic director, but at 63, he's earned the right to relax.
Readers want to know about all "downer" material, Iowa cutting ties with Stanford and an inherent southern bias in recruiting rankings.
What did we learn from the Big 12 conference sessions this week? Jake Trotter sorts it out in this edition of the mailbag.
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