College Football

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2019, file photo, logos for the Alliance of American Football, right, and the Orlando Apollos adorn an end zone pylon before an AAF football game between the Apollos and the Atlanta Legends on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. Almost no one knows the players, and there’s virtually no history to look back on. But that’s not stopping people from making bets on America’s newest professional football league, the Alliance of American Football. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
February 13, 2019 - 4:10 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Almost no one knows the players and there's virtually no history to look back on. But that's not stopping gamblers from making — and bookmakers from taking — bets on America's newest professional football league, the Alliance of American Football (AAF). With one weekend...
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In this Jan. 9, 2016, file photo, wide receiver Javon McKinley, left, gives his armbands to a fan after the Army All American Bowl high school football game in San Antonio. Notre Dame redshirt sophomore receiver Javon McKinley faces misdemeanor battery and illegal consumption of alcohol charges in connection with an assault on two campus officers. The Indianapolis Star reports Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, from court documents that McKinley was unresponsive about 4 a.m. Sunday in an Uber vehicle and the officers were punched while trying to help him to his dorm at the South Bend, Indiana, school. The document says the officers reportedly said they smell alcohol on McKinley's breath. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
February 12, 2019 - 1:02 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame redshirt sophomore receiver Javon McKinley has been charged in an assault on two campus officers. Court documents say McKinley punched the officers around 4 a.m. Sunday as they tried to help him from an Uber vehicle to his dorm at the school in South Bend. The...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, Oakland Athletics draft pick Kyler Murray looks on before a baseball game between the Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels, in Oakland, Calif. Murray's locker remained empty on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in the spring training clubhouse of the Oakland Athletics, who say they are uncertain when or if the Heisman Trophy winner will report to the baseball team he signed with last summer. Billy Beane, Oakland’s executive vice president of baseball operation, said talks are continuing with Murray, who may drop baseball to pursue an NFL career. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
February 11, 2019 - 5:49 pm
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — When Kyler Murray won the Heisman Trophy at Oklahoma last season, the Oakland Athletics knew there was a chance he might chose football over baseball. That is exactly what happened. On the day the A's started spring training workouts, Murray said he will pursue a career in the...
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Bob Stoops speaks after being introduced as the new head coach and general manager of the XFL Dallas football team during a news conference in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
February 07, 2019 - 6:31 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bob Stoops initially rejected the idea of coming out of retirement to join the reincarnation of the XFL. Then the former Oklahoma coach had time to think about all the extra time in his schedule roughly a year and a half after he stepped away from the Sooners after 18...
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FILE - This is an April 25, 2018, file photo, showing NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. The NCAA is facing more than 300 lawsuits from former college football players who claim their concussions were mistreated, leading to medical issues spanning from headaches to depression and in some cases early onset Parkinson’s and Alzheimer's disease. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
February 07, 2019 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NCAA is facing more than 300 lawsuits from former college football players who claim their concussions were mistreated, leading to medical problems spanning from headaches to depression and, in some cases, early onset Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease. The first wave of...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 file photo, Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney along with members of the 2019 National Championship football team address the crowd during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Clemson and Virginia in Clemson, S.C. Clemson just keeps on winning on the football field, and in recruiting. Less than a month after the Tigers won their second national championship in three years, they polished off the best class in the Atlantic Coast Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, the first day of the traditional signing period .(AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)
February 06, 2019 - 5:10 pm
Clemson just keeps on winning — on the football field, and in recruiting. Less than a month after the Tigers won their second national championship in three years, they polished off the best class in the Atlantic Coast Conference on Wednesday, the first day of the traditional signing period. "To me...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives for an appeal hearing at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky lost a bid for a new trial Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, but a Pennsylvania appeals court ordered him to be re-sentenced for a 45-count child molestation conviction. Superior Court on Tuesday said Sandusky was improperly sentenced using mandatory minimums. The 75-year-old former Penn State assistant football coach was sentenced in 2012 to 30 to 60 years in state prison for sexual abuse of 10 boys. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
February 05, 2019 - 5:25 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky lost a bid for a new trial Tuesday, but a Pennsylvania appeals court ordered him to be resentenced for a 45-count child molestation conviction. The former Penn State assistant football coach was sentenced in 2012 to 30 to 60 years, but a Superior Court panel...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, a Missouri football helmet sits on the bench during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia in Columbia, Mo. The NCAA has sanctioned Missouri's football, baseball and softball programs on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, after an investigation revealed academic misconduct involving a tutor who completed coursework for athletes. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson, File)
January 31, 2019 - 9:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The NCAA banned Missouri's football, baseball and softball programs from the postseason for a year and placed the entire athletic department on probation Thursday after a two-year investigation revealed academic misconduct involving a former tutor. The penalties mean the...
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Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley listens to question during a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Atlanta, ahead of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 29, 2019 - 6:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Todd Gurley says he often communicated with two other former Georgia running backs, Sony Michel and Nick Chubb, during the 2018 season. Now that Gurley and Michel are having a Super Bowl reunion as the leading rushers for the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots, respectively,...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, file photo, Georgia quarterback Justin Fields (1) tries to escape from Georgia Tech linebacker Victor Alexander (9) in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Athens, Ga. The NCAA quietly made a big change last year that helped quarterback Shea Patterson play for Michigan and will determine whether Justin Fields is eligible this fall at Ohio State. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
January 23, 2019 - 5:24 pm
Last year, a high-profile overhaul of NCAA transfer rules stopped short of creating free agency in college sports. A much quieter change, however, helped quarterback Shea Patterson play for Michigan and will determine whether Justin Fields is eligible this fall at Ohio State. The modification to...
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