College sports

October 17, 2020 - 10:53 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A positive COVID-19 test couldn't keep Nick Saban from the sideline, and Georgia's heralded defense had scant hope of keeping Alabama's playmakers out of the end zone. Mac Jones passed for 417 yards and four touchdowns and the No. 2 Crimson Tide picked apart No. 3 Georgia in...
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October 17, 2020 - 4:44 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — When it came time to deliver, Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book stopped beating himself up and kept the No. 4 Fighting Irish unbeaten. “I'm definitely hard on myself, but my job at the end of the day is to get the ‘W’,” said Book, whose 13-yard touchdown run late in the third...
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October 17, 2020 - 4:26 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Trevor Lawrence wasn't focused on his near-record streak of passes without an interception, just as he has tuned out speculation he could be the first pick in next year's NFL draft. Lawrence just had his mind on leading Clemson's offense and having fun. He brushed off the first...
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October 17, 2020 - 2:32 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two years ago, Kentucky was playing well before being shut down at Neyland Stadium by a Tennessee team with a losing record. Wildcats coach Mark Stoops was convinced something had to change. What he did in 2020 was build a detour into his team's three-hour bus ride Friday...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2019, file photo, Alabama head coach Nick Saban speaks during media day for the NCAA college football playoff championship game, in Santa Clara, Calif. The mid-week news that Alabama coach Nick Saban tested positive for COVID-19 added a challenging backdrop for the season’s first Top 5 matchup. Saban figures to be communicating his marching orders and input from home while offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian is manning the show within the football building. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
October 17, 2020 - 10:16 am
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban will be back on the sideline against Georgia after all. The Southeastern Conference cleared Saban on Saturday to coach in the game after he tested negative for COVID-19 the past three days. The move came hours ahead of Saturday night's game between...
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BYU wide receiver Dax Milne (5) is tackled by Houston linebacker Donavan Mutin during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
October 16, 2020 - 11:47 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Down by double-digits late in the third quarter, BYU did not panic. The Cougars scored the final 29 points to remain undefeated. Zach Wilson threw four touchdowns and finished 25 of 35 for 400 yards as No. 14 BYU rallied for a 43-26 win over Houston on Friday night. “The statement we...
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SMU placekicker Chris Naggar (34) kicks the winning field goal in overtime to give his team a victory over Tulane in an NCAA college football game in New Orleans, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
October 16, 2020 - 7:49 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Crossley ended the first overtime possession with an interception and Chris Naggar made a 34-yard field goal to give No. 17 SMU a 37-34 victory over Tulane on Friday night. Crossley intercepted Tulane freshman Michael Pratt’s pass to put the Mustangs (5-0, 3-0 American...
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Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy, left, and Kansas head coach Les Miles talk before an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
October 16, 2020 - 4:17 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Les Miles has been cleared to return to the Jayhawks after his positive test for COVID-19, but out of caution is skipping the team's trip to West Virginia for Saturday's game. The 66-year-old Miles announced last week that routine testing had returned a positive...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2020, file photo, Alabama head football coach Nick Saban leads his team as they march on campus, supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The mid-week news that Alabama coach Nick Saban tested positive for COVID-19 added a challenging backdrop for the season’s first Top 5 matchup. Saban figures to be communicating his marching orders and input from home while offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian is manning the show within the football building. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)
October 16, 2020 - 2:45 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban has tested negative in a follow-up test for COVID-19, leaving open the possibility of a return to the sideline for the Georgia game. Alabama head athletic trainer Jeff Allen said Saban's test came back negative on Thursday. If he tests negative again...
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October 16, 2020 - 11:05 am
The NCAA is stripping Massachusetts of victories in men’s basketball and women’s tennis for overpaying 12 athletes about $9,100 in financial aid over three years. The NCAA announced Friday the Committee on Infractions had imposed a two-year probation on UMass that will end October 2022 in addition...
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