College sports

Notre Dame's Robert Hainsey (72), Julian Okwara (42), Ian Book (12) and Tommy Kraemer (78) sing after beating New Mexico 66-14 after an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 19, 2019 - 6:29 pm
The echoes have been slumbering at Notre Dame for more than two decades. The Fighting Irish really need to make some new memories. Well, here's their chance. Again. No. 7 Notre Dame can prove it's no longer living in the past with a victory Saturday night at third-ranked Georgia, a game that could...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2016, file photo, Minnesota linebackers coach Mike Sherels talks at his home in Lakeville, Minn. Sherels has reached a $1 million settlement with the University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview involving treatment that left him in a coma in 2016. The Minneapolis Star Tribune says the university disclosed the settlement Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in response to a data request. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP, File)
September 19, 2019 - 3:51 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Gophers linebackers coach Mike Sherels has reached a $1 million settlement with the University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview involving treatment that left him in a coma in 2016. The Star Tribune says the university disclosed the settlement Wednesday in response to a...
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Utah running back Zack Moss (2) is tackled by Idaho State defensive back Adkin Aguirre (12) in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
September 19, 2019 - 1:25 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California's home winning streak against Utah is older than the 96-year-old Coliseum. The last time USC lost a home game to the Utes was in 1916, when the school whose unofficial nickname had recently changed from the Methodists to the Trojans played downtown at long-...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo, Louisville NCAA college basketball head coach Rick Pitino answers a question during the Atlantic Coast Conference media day in Charlotte, N.C. The University of Louisville Athletic Association and Rick Pitino have agreed to settle a federal lawsuit, with the former Cardinals men's basketball coach's changing his termination to a resignation. The settlement unanimously approved Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, by the ULAA states that Pitino has received compensation and the school agrees not to pursue further legal action. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, FIle)
September 18, 2019 - 5:15 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fiercely competitive coach on the court, Rick Pitino didn't want to fight in one anymore. So the University of Louisville Athletic Association and Pitino settled lawsuits stemming from his departure from the school, with the former men's basketball coach's personnel file...
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Washington State coach Mike Leach stands along the sideline during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Houston, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
September 18, 2019 - 4:36 pm
HBO Sports is going behind the scenes with the football programs at Arizona State, Florida, Penn State and Washington State for four episodes of its "24/7" documentary series. HBO announced Wednesday it will run an hour-long episode for each team, starting Oct. 2 with Florida preparing for its Sept...
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September 18, 2019 - 3:40 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A University of Kansas football player is charged with two misdemeanors after his arrest at a Lawrence bar. The Lawrence Journal-World reports sophomore linebacker Thomas Patrick Barrett was charged Tuesday with two counts of contributing to a child's misconduct. An attorney...
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Texas wide receiver Jake Smith races to the end zone after making a catch past Rice defensive back Prudy Calderon (4), for a 53-yard touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
September 18, 2019 - 3:07 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas keeps adding to the offensive firepower around quarterback Sam Ehlinger with some big early results. The No. 12 Longhorns (2-1) will need everyone to chip in if they plan to keep up with Oklahoma State (3-0) on Saturday in the opening week of the Big 12. Ehlinger is off...
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Florida State coach Willie Taggart reacts to a call during the second half of an ACC college football game against Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)
September 18, 2019 - 1:21 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The mistakes — a false start here, a facemask penalty there — keep piling up for some Atlantic Coast Conference teams expected to contend for division titles. Syracuse and Florida State were picked to finish behind reigning national champion Clemson in the Atlantic Division,...
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron instructs nose tackle Tyler Shelvin (72) in the first half of an NCAA football game against Northwestern State Saturday in Baton Rouge, La., Sept. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Dennis)
September 18, 2019 - 12:29 pm
While defenses are still a work in progress around the Southeastern Conference, they still rank as some of the best in college football. Florida leads the nation with 16 sacks, including 10 in the opener against rival Miami. Missouri, Tennessee and Georgia combined to shut out overmatched opponents...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., for a hearing about his appeal. Judge John Foradora, handling the pending re-sentencing of Sandusky, is recusing himself, citing an unspecified recent action by the attorney general's office. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
September 18, 2019 - 11:34 am
The judge handling the pending resentencing of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky took himself off the case Wednesday, citing an unspecified recent action by the state attorney general's office. Judge John Foradora's order recused himself and directed Centre County court...
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