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The Scoop - Wednesday October 16, 2019

Wednesday October 16, 2019

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Pay for Play: The torchlight brigade of politicians storming the NCAA's castle gained its most high-profile member on Wednesday in the form of former Presidential nominee and current Senator Mitt Romney.

GSR Bonuses: The NCAA released its Graduation Success Rate figures on Wednesday, and the following coaches earned bonuses, per USA Today's Steve Berkowitz: Nick Saban ($100,000); PJ Fleck ($75,000); Jeff Brohm ($90,000); Kyle Whittingham ($75,000); Lincoln Riley ($30,000); Jeff Tedford ($135,000).

NFL: Roger Goodell confirmed the league is in talks to move its regular season from 16 to 17 games.

Tackling:The evolution that saved football, and why Pete Carroll doesn't get enough credit for it, according to Urban Meyer.

Texas Tech: The Big 12 has fined AD Kirby Hocutt for acknowledging the Big 12's mistake in the end of Saturday's TTU-Baylor game.

This trick helps explain why Lincoln Riley is such a good play caller

Toledo: A look at Jason Candle’s contract situation and buyout at Toledo.

Masters of Sports Administration: Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education.

Mike Leach: Washington State players and staff instituted a social media ban after a disappointing start to the season. Read more on it here.

NFL and College Head Coaching Changes: Keep track of all the head coaching changes from NFL to FBS to NAIA via this page.