College sports

Ohio State Buckeyes defensive tackle defensive tackle Haskell Garrett runs across the field during football practice at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center in Columbus on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Garrett is expected to be released from the hospital after being shot in the face over the weekend, coach Ryan Day said. Day said in a statement that Garrett, who was hit by a bullet that passed through both of his cheeks, was expected to be released Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (Adam Cairns/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
August 31, 2020 - 1:24 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State defensive tackle Haskell Garrett was released from the hospital Monday after being shot in the face over the weekend, a spokesman for the football program said. Garrett was treated for wounds from a bullet that police said passed through both of his cheeks. “On...
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CORRECTS THAT THE GAME WAS AGAINST ST. JOHNS FOR THE BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP, NOT AGAINST HOUSTON FOR THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP - FILE - In this March 9, 1985, file photo, Georgetown NCAA college basketball head coach John Thompson poses with player Patrick Ewing after Georgetown defeated St. John's in the Big East Championship in New York. John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a “Hoya Paranoia” powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship, has died. He was 78 His death was announced in a family statement Monday., Aug. 31, 2020. No details were disclosed.(AP Photo/File)
August 31, 2020 - 7:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a “Hoya Paranoia” powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship, has died. He was 78 His death was announced in a family statement Monday. No details were...
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August 29, 2020 - 9:57 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — With masks, social distancing and mostly empty stands, the college football season kicked off COVID-19 style. Austin Peay and Central Arkansas, two teams fresh from FCS playoff appearances, took the stage at Cramton Bowl Saturday night in the Guardian Kickoff Classic. The...
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August 29, 2020 - 3:41 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama players and coaches are planning a march Monday to protest social injustice, ending at the schoolhouse door where Gov. George Wallace once stood to block two Black students from entering in 1963. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said he supports his players’ focus on...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Londonderry, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 28, 2020 - 5:16 pm
LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — Fresh off accepting the Republican Party’s nomination, President Donald Trump said Friday he was the only thing standing between “democracy and the mob,” as he lashed out at protesters who accosted his supporters as they left the White House the night before. Sowing fear...
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Buffalo Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott runs practice form the middle of the field with a mask on during the second day of training camp opened to the media at ADPRO Sports Training Center's outdoor field in Orchard Park, N.Y., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. P (James P. McCoy/Buffalo News via AP, Pool)
August 28, 2020 - 8:00 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham says the school will begin football and other fall sports without fans at home because of the pandemic. In an open letter to fans Friday, Cunningham says the...
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North Carolina State University students wearing face coverings walk behind Dabney Hall to the Free Expression Tunnel on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 in Raleigh, N.C. The university announced Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, it will move all undergraduate classes online starting on Monday due to COVID-19 clusters.(Robert Willett/The News & Observer via AP)
August 26, 2020 - 12:37 pm
North Carolina State’s season-opener at Virginia Tech was postponed for two weeks Wednesday because of a cluster of COVID-19 cases among Wolfpack athletes. The delay comes two days after N.C. State paused all athletic activities. The school didn’t specify which programs were impacted when it...
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Arp High School's varsity volleyball team approaches the net from a safe distance to wave to the Cumberland Academy team in lieu of shaking hands at the start of a match at Cumberland Academy on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Tyler, Texas. (Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP)
August 26, 2020 - 7:41 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Vanderbilt's football team is back at practice five days after first canceling, then pausing workouts, because of positive COVID-19 tests. The Commodores’ practice last Friday was the first of two to be canceled...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons (11) tackles Rutgers tight end Johnathan Lewis (11) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game, in State College, Pa. Parsons was selected to The Associated Press preseason All-America first-team, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. Parsons and Oregon tackle Penei Sewell are among 11 players selected who are not slated to play this fall. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger, File)
August 25, 2020 - 9:00 am
Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons and Oregon tackle Penei Sewell are among 11 players selected to The Associated Press preseason All-America first team who are not slated to play this fall. The team was selected by 47 AP poll voters, who were asked to consider all Division I players — even those...
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Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski makes a call during practice at the NFL football team's training facility Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 24, 2020 - 4:24 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ North Carolina State has paused all athletics activities due to a coronavirus cluster within its programs. The school announced the move Monday evening, though it didn’t specify which programs were impacted by the...
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