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Former Alabama QB Jalen Hurts transferring to Oklahoma

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 12:28 p.m.

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts has decided to transfer to Oklahoma. Hurts made the announcement in a story in the Players’ Tribune. He will be available immediately as a graduate transfer. Hurts led Alabama to a pair of national championship games before Tua Tagovailoa took over as the starter for the Crimson Tide. His announcement comes two days after Oklahoma’s Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Kyler Murray declared himself eligible for the NFL draft.
Sports >  NCAA football

Trump’s burger-fest brings roasting from late-night TV hosts

Junk food for athletes? President Donald Trump’s offer of greasy burgers and fries to the college football champion Clemson Tigers brought a roasting from late-night TV hosts. Trump, a fast-food lover, said he paid for the meal himself because of the partial government shutdown, which has led to furloughs among federal workers, including at the White House.