Ralph D. Russo, The Associated Press

Ralph D. Russo

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Ralph:

NCAA moves toward immediate eligibility for all transfers

The NCAA took a significant step toward allowing all Division I athletes to transfer one time without sitting out a season of competition. → Read More

NCAA moves toward immediate eligibility for all transfers

The NCAA took a significant step toward allowing all Division I athletes to transfer one time without sitting out a season of competition. → Read More

AP Top 25 Podcast: Next up on never-ending coaching carousel

More than a month after the season ended, at least one major college football team was still trying to find a head coach → Read More

NCAA moves toward immediate eligibility for all transfers

The NCAA is moving toward allowing all Division I athletes to transfer one time without sitting out a season of competition → Read More

NCAA moves toward immediate eligibility for all transfers

The NCAA took a significant step toward allowing all Division I athletes to transfer one time without sitting out a season of competition. A plan to change the waiver process is expected to... → Read More

AP Top 25 Podcast: Examining NCAA issues with former insider

On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, AP’s Ralph Russo is joined by Tim Nevius, a former Division I baseball player who worked for five years as an NCAA investigator after leaving law school → Read More

Analysis: Commitment in football is simply self-preservation

College football needs to place a moratorium on the use of the words loyalty and commitment. → Read More

Analysis: Commitment in football is simply self-preservation

College football needs to place a moratorium on the use of the words loyalty and commitment. → Read More

Top heavy: Handful of elite programs hoard most top recruits

McKinnley Jackson, a huge and talented defensive tackle from Mississippi, was one of the few five-star recruits whose college choice was a mystery coming into signing day. → Read More

Top heavy: Handful of elite programs hoard most top recruits

McKinnley Jackson, a huge and talented defensive tackle from Mississippi, was one of the few five-star recruits whose college choice was a mystery coming into signing day. → Read More

Top heavy: Handful of elite programs hoard most top recruits

The rich getting richer on signing day in college football in a long-standing tradition → Read More

Signing day: Undecided blue chips, finish strong, best class

The February signing period in college football is now about tying up loose ends. → Read More

Signing day: Undecided blue chips, finish strong, best class

The February signing period in college football is now about tying up loose ends. → Read More

Signing day: Undecided blue chips, finish strong, best class

The February signing period in college football is now about tying up loose ends → Read More

Signing day: Undecided blue chips, finish strong, best class

The February signing period in college football is now about tying up loose ends. → Read More

Signing day: Undecided blue chips, finish strong, best class

Where will Houston product Zachary Evans land and when will that happen? → Read More

NCAA's Emmert: 'Our job' to solve athlete compensation

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert spoke for 20 minutes Thursday in a crowded ballroom at the Anaheim Convention Center, two huge video boards on either side of → Read More

NCAA's Emmert: 'Our job' to solve athlete compensation

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert spoke for 20 minutes Thursday in a crowded ballroom at the Anaheim Convention Center, two huge video boards on either side of → Read More

NCAA to allow potential Olympians to receive more benefits

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The NCAA will now permit elite athletes to be paid for training expenses by the U.S. Olympic Committee and other national governing bodies. → Read More

Tua, Young among juniors granted eligibility for NFL draft

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, Ohio State defensive end Chase Young and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor were among 99 juniors granted eligibility by the NFL into the draft. → Read More