College football

Heisman Trophy winner quarterback Kyler Murray, right, smiles during the Davey O'Brien Award news conference in Fort Worth, Texas, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Murray accepted the award in his first public appearance since he announced his plan to pursue an NFL football career rather than report to spring training as a first-round pick of the Oakland A's. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
February 18, 2019 - 9:24 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Now that Kyler Murray has decided to play in the NFL instead of reporting to spring training as a first-round draft pick by baseball's Oakland Athletics, the questions can shift to the Heisman Trophy winner's height. The former Oklahoma star says everyone will get their...
Read More
February 18, 2019 - 9:19 pm
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A man fatally shot in a dispute over a parking space was an assistant principal for Aurora Public Schools and a former football player at the University of Colorado who was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks. Arapahoe County sheriff's office spokeswoman Deborah Sherman says 46-...
Read More
New York Mets' Tim Tebow signs autographs at spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Fitzpatrick)
February 16, 2019 - 8:54 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — By now, Tim Tebow has shown he belongs in professional baseball. He's fully committed to the game and much more comfortable on the field. Sometimes, though, he still sounds like a football player. On his first day at spring training with the New York Mets, the former NFL...
Read More
FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray holds the Heisman Trophy after winning the award in New York. Before picking football over baseball, Kyler Murray got some advice from another famous two-sport star. Tim Tebow says he told Murray to follow his heart when deciding between the Oakland Athletics and pursuing an NFL career. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
February 16, 2019 - 4:29 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Before picking football over baseball, Kyler Murray got some advice from another famous two-sport star. One Heisman Trophy winner to another. Tim Tebow says he told Murray to follow his heart when deciding between the Oakland Athletics and pursuing an NFL career. Murray...
Read More
FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2019, photo released by the Alliance of American Football, San Diego Fleet head coach Mike Martz walks on a field as players stretch in San Antonio. Nearly 51 years ago, Martz took his future wife, Julie, on their first date to watch Don Coryell’s San Diego State Aztecs at what was then called San Diego Stadium. On Sunday night, he’ll be back at the aging stadium, coaching the San Diego Fleet of the Alliance of American Football. (Alliance of American Football via AP, File)
February 15, 2019 - 3:36 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nearly 51 years ago, Mike Martz took his future wife, Julie, on their first date to watch Don Coryell's San Diego State Aztecs at what was then called San Diego Stadium. "I can't tell you what section. It was behind the Aztecs' bench on the 50-yard line, about halfway up the stands...
Read More
FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2018, file photo, people sit inside a sports betting lounge at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City N.J. Now, for the first time in the United States, you can legally bet on one of pop culture’s biggest nights. New Jersey is the first state in the U.S. to allow sportsbooks to accept wagers on the Oscars, taking after a common practice in Europe and giving American fans another option besides informal office pools. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
February 13, 2019 - 2:08 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Almost no one knows the players and there's virtually no history to look back on. But that's not stopping gamblers from making — and bookmakers from taking — bets on America's newest professional football league, the Alliance of American Football (AAF). With one weekend...
Read More
February 13, 2019 - 12:32 pm
The 2019 college football season is seven and a half months away. Time to start projecting. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , Bill Connelly of SB Nation joins AP's Ralph Russo to talk about the release of the S&P+ projections for next season. Connolly's metric combines...
Read More
FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray holds the Hesiman Trophy after winning the award in New York. Murray's locker remained empty on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in the spring training clubhouse of the Oakland Athletics, who say they are uncertain when or if the Heisman Trophy winner will report to the baseball team he signed with last summer. Billy Beane, Oakland’s executive vice president of baseball operation, said talks are continuing with Murray, who may drop baseball to pursue an NFL career. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
February 12, 2019 - 3:56 pm
Kyler Murray has chosen football over baseball, at least for now. It is anyone's guess when the world will see another athlete with the skills and opportunity to have such a choice. The Oakland Athletics selected Murray ninth overall in the Major League Baseball draft last June. He then went out...
Read More
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2019 file photo, an Oscar statue appears at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. A spokesperson for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Monday that the awards for cinematography, film editing, makeup and hairstyling and live-action short will be presented off-air. The winning speeches will air later in the broadcast and will also be live-streamed on Oscar.com and the film academy’s social accounts. The plan to change up the format in service of a truncated three-hour runtime was announced in August. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)
February 12, 2019 - 2:14 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Perhaps you weren't sure — or didn't care — if Gisele Bundchen's husband and the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl this month. But you know why "The Favourite" is a favorite to win an Oscar for best costume design and you're willing to bet on Lady Gaga snagging some hardware...
Read More
In this Jan. 9, 2016, file photo, wide receiver Javon McKinley, left, gives his armbands to a fan after the Army All American Bowl high school football game in San Antonio. Notre Dame redshirt sophomore receiver Javon McKinley faces misdemeanor battery and illegal consumption of alcohol charges in connection with an assault on two campus officers. The Indianapolis Star reports Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, from court documents that McKinley was unresponsive about 4 a.m. Sunday in an Uber vehicle and the officers were punched while trying to help him to his dorm at the South Bend, Indiana, school. The document says the officers reportedly said they smell alcohol on McKinley's breath. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
February 12, 2019 - 1:02 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame redshirt sophomore receiver Javon McKinley has been charged in an assault on two campus officers. Court documents say McKinley punched the officers around 4 a.m. Sunday as they tried to help him from an Uber vehicle to his dorm at the school in South Bend. The...
Read More

Pages