A study of 70 schools selected for college football bowl games this season shows they maintained high academic progress, but the gap between African-American and white players persists.
The Big 12 and the Southeastern conferences have announced a deal that will pit their football regular-season champions against each other in a bowl game for five years beginning in 2014.
A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that No. 24 Penn State will face No. 20 Houston in the Ticket City Bowl on Jan. 2.