Top football players are a class apart on many college campuses — due to online course offerings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow is a hero on LSU’s Baton Rouge campus, but he hasn’t seen much of it because he took graduate courses online. Justin Fields rarely has to step inside an Ohio State classroom building because he also does most of his school work online to accommodate his grueling football schedule. Fields, a sophomore quarterback who was a Heisman finalist, said online classes allow him to split his time between studying at home or relaxing with Netflix NFLX, -1.97% and the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, where…

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Labour could ‘bust apart and disappear’, Smith warns Corbyn

The Labour party is teetering on the edge of a precipice and could “bust apart and disappear”, the leadership challenger Owen Smith has warned. The Labour MP, who resigned from the frontbench last month, said he did not want the party to split but this had now become likely if Jeremy Corbyn remained as leader. He made the prediction as new YouGov research suggested support for Labourcould fall to about 20% if either the right or left of the party splinters away. It comes the day before Corbyn and Smith…

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