College Football

July 15, 2019 - 10:31 pm
Alabama’s dominance ranks among the most impressive dynasties in college football history. It has also made the Southeastern Conference a bit stale recently as the league’s 14 teams gather for their annual media days this week in Hoover, Alabama. This year, though, a group of talented and...
Read More
July 15, 2019 - 10:29 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey considers the mental health of athletes an important issue to be considered when it comes to legalized betting on college sports. Sankey opened the league’s media days Monday with plenty to say about sports gambling and continuing...
Read More
July 03, 2019 - 9:39 am
CLEMSON, S.C. — ESPN announced today that the 2018 Clemson Tigers football team has been selected as one of seven nominees for “Best Team” at the network’s annual ESPY Awards. Joining Clemson in the category are the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Toronto Raptors, Baylor Bears women’s...
Read More
Diesel
June 25, 2019 - 10:00 am
Realignment for basketball? What? Can they even do that? Last week the University of Connecticut announced their intentions to leave the American Athletic Conference and seek entry into the Big East. But why? Why would a team that’s earning close to $7 million per year leave? Simply put, for the...
Read More
May 16, 2019 - 11:19 am
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Reserve Clemson linebacker Shaq Smith's name is in the transfer portal and Tigers coach Dabo Swinney says he's looking to leave the program. Smith is a former five-star recruit from Baltimore, Maryland who has seen limited action in two seasons. Smith graduated from Clemson...
Read More
May 15, 2019 - 3:45 pm
The College Football Playoff hits middle-age this season. Where does it go from here? On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , ESPN's Heather Dinich joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss the future of the postseason system used to crown a champion. The four-team playoff turns six this season...
Read More
In this February, 2019 photo, Clemson assistant coach Steve Smith, left, gestures as head coach Brad Brownell, right, looks up, during an NCAA college basketball game in Clemson, S.C. Clemson has parted ways Smith on Friday, May 3, 2019, after his voice was heard on a federal wiretap involving defendant Christian Dawkins on the ongoing trial into college corruption. (Ken Ruinard/The Independent-Mail via AP)
May 03, 2019 - 9:22 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has parted ways with men's basketball assistant coach Steve Smith after his voice was heard on a federal wiretap involving defendant Christian Dawkins on the ongoing trial into college corruption. The video from 2017 included Smith commenting about why Clemson's...
Read More
In this Sept. 22, 2018 photo, Washburn defensive back Corey Ballentine carries the ball during an NCAA college football game in Topeka, Kan. Police in Kansas are investigating a shooting that killed one current Washburn University football player and injured a former player just hours after he was drafted by the New York Giants. Topeka police say officers found 23-year-old defensive back Dwane Simmons dead when they investigated gunshots shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday, April 28, 2019. Ballentine is the wounded player who was picked by the Giants in the sixth round of the NFL draft Saturday. (Phil Anderson/Topeka Capital-Journal via AP)
April 28, 2019 - 11:25 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Washburn University's joy over one of its own going to the pros quickly shifted to grief this weekend after a shooting killed a current Washburn football player and wounded the former member of the team who was drafted by the New York Giants just hours earlier. Police in Topeka...
Read More
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the Arizona Cardinals selected Murray in the first round at the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 26, 2019 - 12:49 am
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona general manager Steve Keim did not want to look at tape of Kyler Murray. The Cardinals traded up in last year's draft to take Josh Rosen, so it's not like they needed another quarterback. Ever diligent, Keim forced himself to watch the reigning Heisman Trophy winner...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, referee Reggie Smith reviews a targeting penalty during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lubbock, Texas. The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel adjusted the targeting rule in college football, allowing video review officials to overturn calls if any element of the penalty cannot be confirmed. The adjustment to the rule announced Tuesday, April 23, 2019, means there will be no option for letting the call on the field "stand" during a targeting review. It must either be confirmed or overturned. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson, File)
April 24, 2019 - 2:21 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel adjusted the targeting rule in college football, allowing video review officials to overturn calls if any element of the penalty cannot be confirmed. The adjustment to the rule announced Tuesday means there will be no option for letting the...
Read More

Pages