College Football

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence runs in for a touchdown against Ohio State during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Associated Press
January 09, 2020 - 1:44 pm
College Football Playoff national championship: No. 3 Clemson (14-0) vs. No. 1 LSU (14-0) in New Orleans, Monday at 8:15 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: LSU by 5.5. Series record: LSU 2-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Clemson, the Atlantic Coast Conference champion, is trying to repeat as national champion and become...
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) sits next to the goal line after scoring against the San Francisco 49ers during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/John Hefti)
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December 15, 2019 - 7:52 pm
The Latest on Week 15 in the NFL (all times EST): 7:51 p.m. The San Francisco 49ers have ended a six-year playoff drought even though they lost to the Atlanta Falcons 29-22 in a wild finish in which they allowed 12 points in the final two seconds. That's right, 12 points in the last two seconds...
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Diesel
December 10, 2019 - 9:55 pm
College football is changing. The playoff has made change inevitable. What was 4 will become 8. What will be 8 will become 16. There are 5 conferences with only 4 playoff teams. This year 1 team but in some 2 conferences get left out. That’s not going to work for some for very much longer. Who...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2018, file photo, Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin looks over his team during warm-ups before an NCAA college football game against Old Dominion, in Boca Raton, Fla. Kiffin has Florida Atlantic in the Conference USA title game for the second time in three years. The Owls play host to defending champion UAB on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, amid speculation that it might be Kiffin's farewell at FAU. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
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December 07, 2019 - 6:19 pm
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Lane Kiffin is back in the SEC, taking over at Ole Miss. Kiffin and the Rebels made the announcement Saturday after Florida Atlantic defeated UAB in the Conference USA championship game, the Owls’ second league title in his three seasons. It had been college football’s worst...
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Utah defensive end Bradlee Anae walks on the field before the team's NCAA college football game against Colorado on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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December 05, 2019 - 11:56 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Pac-12 championship game has largely been an afterthought for the rest of the country the past two seasons with the conference mostly out of contention when it comes to the all-important College Football Playoff. That will be far from the case this year when there...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, then-Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano reacts on the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)
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December 01, 2019 - 6:53 pm
Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. “The next great chapter for Rutgers Football is about to...
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron celebrates with his players after defeating Alabama 46-41 in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Tuscaloosa , Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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November 12, 2019 - 6:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers flocked to the showdown between LSU and Alabama over the weekend, making it the top-rated regular season college football game in eight years. The Nielsen company said 16.6 million people watched the game late Saturday afternoon, as LSU held off the Tide's late...
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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, center, argues a call during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Penn State in State College, Pa., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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October 23, 2019 - 1:16 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has sent an email to parents of players on his team, refuting a report saying representatives are working on his departure from his alma mater. "I am reaching out to let you know that the recent claims that I am 'pursuing an exit strategy' are...
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John Healy
October 20, 2019 - 3:42 pm
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa underwent surgery on Sunday to repair a high-ankle sprain he sustained against Tennessee. The Heisman Trophy contender will miss Alabama’s game next week against Arkansas, but he may have just enough time to recover for their following game against LSU, which is...
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John Healy
October 12, 2019 - 4:48 pm
The College Football Playoff picture had its first major shakeup of the season on Saturday as No. 3 Georgia fell to South Carolina, 20-17, in double-overtime. The Bulldogs are the first team in the top six of the coaches poll to lose this season, and first SEC team to fall to an unranked opponent...
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