College football

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, right, celebrates with wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. after scoring against Clemson during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 13, 2020 - 9:45 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The latest from the College Football Playoff championship game between No. 1 LSU and No. 3 Clemson in New Orleans (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The national championship game is turning into the shootout many expected between No. 1 LSU and No. 3 Clemson. After Clemson scored 10...
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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, left, jokes with LSU head coach Ed Orgeron and Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley, right, as they pose with the College Football Championship trophy during a news conference ahead for the College Football playoffs Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Atlanta. Ryan Day of Ohio State was unable to attend. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 13, 2020 - 3:36 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — College football has never had real parity. The playoff format was created to give more teams a chance to win the national title, but in reality it has highlighted how few programs can even dream of doing so. Playoff expansion is regularly brought up as a way to level the playing...
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron, left, and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney pose with the trophy after a news conference for the NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in New Orleans. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 12, 2020 - 5:09 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dabo Swinney can turn most any issue into an extended, persuasive sermon. If he was a salesman, we'd all probably be buying time shares. Ed Orgeron is as comfortable talking gumbo and jambalaya as he is the run-pass option, embracing his Cajun heritage and guy-next-door demeanor...
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In this photo taken March 20, 2019, former Florida International kicker Jose Borregales (30) stretches during NCAA college football practice in Miami. Borregales announced Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, that he is enrolling at Miami as a graduate transfer. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)
January 12, 2020 - 3:52 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Jose Borregales finally was wanted by the Miami Hurricanes. Beating them was all it took. The former FIU kicker — who played a huge role in the Panthers’ stunning upset win over the Hurricanes in November — announced in a tweet Sunday that he’s enrolling at Miami as a...
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron, left, and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney shake hands after a news conference for the NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in New Orleans. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip).
January 12, 2020 - 2:41 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has this drill down. The Sunday before the College Football Playoff championship game a news conference is held with the head coaches. They compliment each other's team and talk about focus and preparation. After, they shake hands and pose for...
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January 12, 2020 - 2:19 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The city surrounding Clemson University is again relaxing its open container of alcohol laws for a street party as the school's football team plays in the national championship game Monday night. City of Clemson Police will close downtown streets at 5 p.m. and set up viewing...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase (1) celebrates his touchdown reception during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, in Baton Rouge, La. Chase was selected to The Associated Press All-America team, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
January 12, 2020 - 12:38 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher calls them erasers. After the missed assignment that leads to third-and-long, it's time for an offense to break out its eraser: That athletic receiver with dunk-contest hops and the ability to seemingly go from zero-to-60 in three steps. The...
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January 11, 2020 - 6:42 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Dino Babers named Zach Arnett as the Orange's new defensive coordinator on Saturday. Arnett joins the Orange after serving as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at San Diego State the past two seasons. “He learned under a great defensive mind in Rocky...
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Clemson safety Nolan Turner is interviewed during media day for NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in New Orleans. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip).
January 11, 2020 - 6:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The resemblance is remarkable, even for father and son. The thick, wavy hair. That firm jawline. The chiseled chin. Those dark, piercing eyes. Sitting among his Clemson teammates during media day for the national championship game, Nolan Turner appears to have been lifted...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, right front, arrives with the team in New Orleans for the NCAA College Football Playoff title game, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 10, 2020 - 8:21 pm
KENNER, La. (AP) — The championship countdown has started to feel like it's on — at last. No. 1 LSU and No. 3 Clemson arrived in New Orleans on Friday for the College Football Playoff title game after nearly two weeks of waiting, healing and prepping after their semifinals wins. Clemson (14-0, No...
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