College Sports

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) runs against Texas during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
September 07, 2019 - 10:00 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Joe Burrow was nearly perfect in the second half against Texas. He had to be. With Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger matching him nearly blow for blow, Burrow and No. 6 LSU's new, wide-open offense could afford to make no mistakes. They didn't, and Burrow delivered all the big...
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Ohio State defensive end Chase Young, top, sacks Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
September 07, 2019 - 2:21 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The hopes for a shocking upset that Luke Fickell and Cincinnati carried with them up Interstate 71 didn't take long to dissipate into the late summer air at Ohio Stadium on Saturday. The long afternoon started when quarterback Justin Fields dashed up the middle for a 7-yard...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2019 file photo, Zion Williamson, of the Duke University Basketball team, arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Duke says an investigation has found no evidence that Williamson received improper benefits. School spokesman Michael Schoenfeld said in a statement Saturday, Sept. 7, that a "thorough and objective" probe led by investigators outside the athletic department found "no evidence to support any allegation" that would have jeopardized Williamson's eligibility. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 07, 2019 - 7:31 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke says an investigation has found no evidence that former basketball star Zion Williamson received improper benefits. School spokesman Michael Schoenfeld said in a statement Saturday that a "thorough and objective" probe led by investigators outside the athletic department...
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President Donald Trump, right, presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former NBA basketball player and general manager Jerry West, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 05, 2019 - 4:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerry West, the NBA legend who delivered championships to the Los Angeles Lakers as both a player and an executive, said, "It never ceases to amaze me the places you can go in this world chasing a basketball" as he was honored Thursday with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Now a...
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FILE - In this file image made from Sept. 21, 2018 drone video provided by the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, light gray material flows out of a flooded coal ash dump toward the Cape Fear River at Duke Energy's L.V. Sutton Power Station near Wilmington, N.C. Duke Energy said Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, that it had completed extensive repairs to the dam that breached during Florence at the L.V. Sutton Power Station. (N.C. Department of Environmental Quality via AP, File)
September 05, 2019 - 5:14 am
As Hurricane Dorian blows off the coast of the Carolinas, forecasters are predicting high storm surges and drenching rains that could trigger flooding and unleash environmental hazards in areas still recovering from last year's Hurricane Florence. The National Weather Service said hurricane...
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September 04, 2019 - 1:58 pm
DENVER (AP) — After watching his mother die slowly when he stopped her medication, Neil Mahoney knew he wanted the option of ending his own life peacefully when a doctor told him in July that he had months to live after being diagnosed with cancer. A physician was willing to help him do that under...
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Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano (2) throws to a receiver in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia State, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
September 04, 2019 - 1:19 pm
The first weekend of the college football season featured an epic collapse by Florida State and an embarrassing loss by Tennessee. With two second-year coaches still trying to win over fan bases with high standards for their favorite programs, how will the Seminoles and Volunteers bounce back? Is...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2013, file photo, Auburn cornerback Chris Davis (11) returns a field goal attempt 109-yards to score the winning touchdown over Alabama during the second half of the Iron Bowl NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala. The 2013 Iron Bowl supplied one of the most famous plays in college football history. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
September 03, 2019 - 12:21 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — No. 10 Auburn has been quite the drama magnet under coach Gus Malzahn. The Tigers' thrilling finish against Oregon in the season opener added just another entry to a Malzahn era when Auburn often has left things to the last minute. This time freshman quarterback Bo Nix lifted...
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Notre Dame tight end Tommy Tremble (24) extends the ball across the goal line as Louisville safety Drew Brenowitz (38) tries to stop him during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Louisville, Ky., Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. Notre Dame won 35-17. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
September 02, 2019 - 10:28 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Briefly caught off guard by Louisville's intensity, Notre Dame turned up its energy as well to take control with big plays. Ian Book ran for one touchdown and threw for another, Jahmir Smith rushed for two scores and the No. 9 Fighting Irish beat Louisville 35-17 on Monday...
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Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) greets a fan following an NCAA college football game against Houston in Norman, Okla., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. Oklahoma won 49-31. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
September 02, 2019 - 12:53 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Some Alabama players kept an eye on former teammate Jalen Hurts' debut as Oklahoma's quarterback. They came away pleased, but not really surprised. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban, meanwhile, said he didn't get to watch the fourth-ranked Sooners' 49-31 romp over Houston Sunday...
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