College sports

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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FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins, left, celebrates his touchdown with wide receiver Austin Mack during the first half of the team's Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal against Clemson, in Glendale, Ariz. Clemson is preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, a poll featuring nine Big Ten and Pac-12 teams that gives a glimpse at what’s already been taken from an uncertain college football fall by the pandemic. Ohio State was a close No. 2. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
August 24, 2020 - 1:14 pm
The College Football Playoff unveiled a revised schedule Monday for its weekly rankings, with the first set pushed back two weeks to Nov. 17 and the final list now on tap for Dec. 20. The pandemic has caused the 10 major college football conferences to rearrange their schedules, with some delaying...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2019, filer photo, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida State, in Clemson, S.C. Clemson is preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020.(AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)
August 24, 2020 - 9:06 am
Clemson is the preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25, a poll featuring nine Big Ten and Pac-12 teams that gives a glimpse at what has already been taken by the pandemic from an uncertain college football season. Ohio State (1,504 points) was a close No. 2 behind Trevor Lawrence and Clemson...
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, Penn State's Bo Nickal, rear left, wrestles with Stanford's Nathan Traxler in the 197-pound championship bout of the Southern Scuffle wrestling tournament in Chattanooga, Tenn. Stanford announced Wednesday, July 8, 2020, that it is dropping 11 sports amid financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The school will discontinue men’s and women’s fencing, field hockey, lightweight rowing, men’s rowing, co-ed and women’s sailing, squash, synchronized swimming, men’s volleyball and wrestling after the 2020-21 academic year. Stanford also is eliminating 20 support staff positions.(C.B. Schmelter/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP, File)
August 22, 2020 - 8:52 am
If all the athletes from Stanford had been their own country, they would have tied with South Korea for 11th place in the medal standings at the 2016 Olympics. It's an eye-opening statistic that has been made more jarring because of the recent decision by Stanford — a university renowned for...
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A ball catcher wearing plastic gloves amid the new coronavirus pandemic, disinfects the ball during a local championship soccer match between Nacional and Penarol in Montevideo, Uruguay, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
August 20, 2020 - 12:43 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Notre Dame announced five football players have tested positive in two rounds of coronavirus testing this week. The athletic department said the football program decided to test twice this week in light of the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2019, file photo, Wake Forest wide receiver Sage Surratt (14) runs a pass route during an NCAA football game in Houston. Wake Forest all-conference wide receiver Sage Surratt has opted out of the coming season to prepare for the NFL draft amid the coronavirus pandemic. Surratt announced his decision on social media and cited “the many uncertainties and risks associated with COVID-19.”(AP Photo/Matt Patterson, File)
August 19, 2020 - 3:15 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Army and Brigham Young have agreed to a home-and-home football series, with the first game between the two independents slated for Sept. 19 at Michie Stadium as both schools piece together new schedules. The...
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A Herriman player wear a mask during a high school football against Davis on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Herriman, Utah. Utah is among the states going forward with high school football this fall despite concerns about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that led other states and many college football conferences to postpone games in hopes of instead playing in the spring. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
August 18, 2020 - 3:48 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Texas A&M has established a reduced capacity, distanced seating plan designed to host fans at Kyle Field as safely as possible. The university's plan focuses on the recommended health protocols and ensures...
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August 17, 2020 - 11:55 pm
Whether college football players play a lot in the fall, a little in the spring or not all over the next 10 moths, some athletic administrators want to give them a mulligan on the 2020-21 season. The NCAA Division I Council meets Wednesday with two important issues on the agenda: — What will happen...
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