College football
The Southeastern Conference may have an identity crisis. While the powerhouse league could always count on massive, ground-chewing runners, dominant defenses or skilled NFL-calibre quarterbacks, this season may be one of parity where dominance is secondary to avoiding mistakes and escaping with vict
No. 17 Duke headlines the list of Atlantic Coast Conference teams with defenses thriving early under new coordinators.
Feels a little like March Madness in September. Basketball blue bloods step into the spotlight in Week 5 of the college football season with No. 17 Duke, No. 24 Kansas and Kentucky all undefeated.
Utah has quietly emerged as a top-10 team with convalescing quarterback Cam Rising yet to play a down and a defense that so far has put up better numbers than the 2019 unit that’s regarded as the Utes’ best ever.
Deion Sanders has turned Colorado football into an unexpected cultural phenomenon, with tremendous support coming from the Black community.
Deion Sanders’ immediate impact after taking over a Colorado football program that won just one game last year is providing hope for other Black coaches looking to land Power Five jobs.
The eighth-ranked Southern California Trojans defended their tackling after struggling at times on defense in a 42-28 win at Arizona State in their first road game of the season Saturday.
Washington State coach Jake Dickert believes Cougars quarterback Cameron Ward deserves national recognition.
Deion Sanders is turning the page on Colorado’s 42-6 loss to Oregon while also tuning out his detractors.
Colston Loveland chose Michigan for the allure of playing for coach Jim Harbaugh on a team that’s been to the last two College Football Playoffs.
The Big 12’s four new schools are seeing the positive effects of membership in a Power Five conference.
If No. 22 Florida is going to accomplish anything beyond making a middling bowl, it needs to play better outside of Gainesville.
Texas Tech quarterback Tyler Shough is set for surgery Tuesday on a broken left fibula that could keep him out for the rest of the regular season.
College Football Playoff managers will meet this week at the Big Ten offices outside Chicago. With the future of the Pac-12 still unsettled, it will be difficult for them to make a final decision on whether the number of places reserved for conference champions in the soon-to-be expanded field shoul
Kansas quarterback Jalon Daniels already has delivered one program-shaking play against Texas. He would love to do it again.
Clemson won’t be part of the College Football Playoff and probably has no chance to reach the Atlantic Coast Conference title game.
Pittsburgh will have to find a way to recover from its worst start since 2017 without left tackle Matt Goncalves.
The top tier of The Associated Press college football poll is getting crowded. Georgia remains a clear No. 1 in the AP Top 25.
Iowa’s 31-0 loss at Penn State didn’t help Hawkeyes offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz in his bid to meet metrics set for him by the administration.
The anguish was evident all over the face of Notre Dame coach Marcus Freeman. All the Fighting Irish needed was one more stop to beat Ohio State for the first time since 1936.
Colorado fell out of The Associated Press college football poll after a resounding loss in one of the weekend’s showcase games and the teams toward the top of the rankings were shuffled and tightened.
The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sep. 23, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:
Brayden Schager passed for a touchdown and ran for another and Matthew Shipley kicked a 24-yard field goal as time expired to help Hawaii erase a 14-point halftime deficit and beat New Mexico State 20-17.
Mikey Keene threw three touchdown passes and Fresno State scored a TD on each of its first seven possessions to help the Bulldogs beat Kent State 53-10.
Justice Jackson and Michael Wortham each ran for a touchdown and Marlon Jones Jr. returned an interception for a TD to help Eastern Washington beat UC Davis 27-24 in a Big Sky Conference opener.
Freshman Jai’Den “Jet” Thomas tied the program record with four rushing touchdowns to help UNLV beat UTEP 45-28 and earn first-year coach Dave Odom’s first road win.
Caleb Williams threw for 322 yards and accounted for five touchdowns, Marshawn Lloyd ran for 154 yards and No. 5 Southern California outlasted Arizona State’s upset bid with a 42-28 win.
Rome Odunze scored on an 83-yard punt return and 35-yard reception in the first half, Edefuan Ulofoshio returned an interception 45 yards for a score on the first possession of the game, and No. 8 Washington scored 45 first-half points on its way to a 59-32 win over California.
Redshirt senior Jordan McCloud accounted for a career-high six touchdowns, including a 74-yard pass to Reggie Brown that capped the scoring, and James Madison held off a furious rally by Utah State to win 45-38.
Zeon Chriss passed for 249 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more TDs, Patrick Mensah returned an interception for a score, and Louisiana held off Buffalo for a 45-38 win.