A 2-DAY HEARING at Florida State that could determine quarterback Jameis Winston's future at the university ended yesterday with no decision and no definitive timetable on when the case will be resolved.
The hearing, which was held approximately 2 years after a female student said Winston sexually assaulted her in December 2012, was held to determine whether Winston violated any or all of four sections of the code of conduct - two for sexual misconduct and two for endangerment.
Justice Major Harding has given both sides up to 5 days to submit a proposed order on what they think the outcome should be, according to John Clune, an attorney representing the woman. Harding will use those briefs as the basis for his decision, which is supposed to come within 10 class days after the hearing ends.
ESPN.com, citing a source close to the case, reported that Winston did not testify at the hearing.
The website reported that Winston, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, made a statement, but didn't answer questions from Harding.
* Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said injured quarterback Brandon Allen feels better and will be "good to go" for a likely bowl game. Allen injured his right hip during the first half of a win over Mississippi on Nov. 22.
* Pittsburgh running back James Conner was named the ACC's player of the year. He received 16 of 55 votes cast by members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association - three more than Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, last year's winner.
* Arkansas State will play in the GoDaddy Bowl for the fourth consecutive year, officials announced. The game will be held Jan. 4. Louisiana-Lafayette and South Alabama will receive the Sun Belt's two other bowl berths, sources told ESPN.
* Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota and Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon are among the five finalists for the Walter Camp player of the year award. The other finalists are Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright III, TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin and Alabama receiver Amari Cooper.
* Marvin "Whitey" Helling, the football coach who helped build the University of Dakota into a Division II power, has died, the school said. He was 91.
Helling was the school's head coach for 11 years, from 1957 to 1967, and was 60-35-3 (.628).
* Jim Swink, a star TCU running back and College Football Hall of Fame inductee who bypassed a professional football career to become a doctor, has died of complications of lymphoma. He was 78.