college football

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws in front of UCLA linebacker Jaelan Phillips (15) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
September 08, 2018 - 3:25 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — UCLA coach Chip Kelly believes his day against Oklahoma might have gone better with some help from the Oakland Athletics. The A's selected Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray with the ninth overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft. They signed him for nearly $5 million but...
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Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald (7) passes under pressure from Kansas State linebacker Da'Quan Patton (5) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
September 08, 2018 - 2:11 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There was so much attention being paid to Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald's return to the field Saturday that nobody paid much to running back Kylin Hill. Certainly not the Kansas State defense. Not even himself, really. After Hill ran for 211 yards and...
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TCU wide receiver KaVontae Turpin (25) celebrates his touchdown with wide receiver TreVontae Hights (87) during the second quarter against SMU in an NCAA college football game Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)
September 07, 2018 - 11:11 pm
DALLAS (AP) — If No. 16 TCU was looking ahead to a showdown with Ohio State, KaVontae Turpin snapped his fellow Horned Frogs back into the present with another speedy dash to the end zone. Turpin ignited a sluggish team by returning a punt 78 yards for a touchdown before adding a 42-yard scoring...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, Burt Reynolds appears at the Wizard World Chicago Comic-Con in Chicago. Reynolds, who starred in films including "Deliverance," "Boogie Nights," and the "Smokey and the Bandit" films, died at age 82, according to his agent. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)
September 06, 2018 - 9:48 pm
In the April 1972 issue of Cosmopolitan, Burt Reynolds had (almost) nothing to hide. With his trademark bushy mustache topping his ever-present smirk and one of his hands strategically covering his private parts, Reynolds dared to bare — as he did most of his life. He would call his Cosmo...
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FILE - This Oct. 7, 1978 file photo shows in Burt Reynolds at the Movieland Wax Museum in Buena Park, Calif. Reynolds, who starred in films including "Deliverance," "Boogie Nights," and the "Smokey and the Bandit" films, died at age 82, according to his agent. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
September 06, 2018 - 8:31 pm
Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights," commercial hits such as "Smokey and the Bandit" and for an active off-screen love life which included relationships with Loni Anderson and Sally Field, has died at age 82...
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September 06, 2018 - 5:37 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas sophomore offensive lineman Patrick Hudson was taken to a hospital and treated in intensive care this week because of a heat-related illness at practice, coach Tom Herman said Thursday. Hudson, who is 6-foot-4, 335 pounds, had a "full body cramp" Wednesday and was taken...
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Notre Dame's Jafar Armstrong (8) celebrates his 4-yard touchdown run with Brock Wright (89) in the first half of an NCAA football game against Michigan in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 05, 2018 - 3:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV viewers are idling away the final weeks of summer the way they started it: with reality programs. According to Nielsen ratings out Wednesday, half of last week's 20 most-watched programs were unscripted contests. The field was topped by two episodes of "America's Got Talent"...
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Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher lines up with his son Trey (12) and the Texas A&M football team to sing the Aggie War Hymn after a 59-7 win over Northwestern State in an NCAA college football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)
September 05, 2018 - 8:14 am
The first big test of the Jimbo Fisher era at Texas A&M is coming to Kyle Field this week, and it is a familiar foe for the Aggies new coach. No. 2 Clemson and Dabo Swinney visit College Station, Texas, on Saturday. Max Olson of the Athletic joins AP's Ralph Russo on the Top 25 College Football...
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Virginia Tech defensive back Caleb Farley (3) celebrates an interception against Florida State in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee, Fla., Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
September 04, 2018 - 3:07 pm
No. 11 LSU and No. 12 Virginia Tech made the biggest jumps in the first Associated Press college football poll of the regular season while No. 4 Ohio State leapfrogged No. 5 Wisconsin after a week in which most off the top teams were unchallenged. Alabama remained No. 1 with a blowout of Louisville...
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UNLV vs. USC
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September 04, 2018 - 6:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California head coach Clay Helton walked up to quarterback JT Daniels, looking into his eyes for confirmation the second freshman to start a season opener in the program's storied history was not overwhelmed by the moment. "They're either that big," said Helton, holding...
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