College football
The Pac-12 has three Top 25 matchups in the same week for the first time and just the 10th time in any conference. No. 19 Colorado at No. 10 Oregon tops the bill.
Big 12 newcomers BYU, Cincinnati and UCF all play their first league games this weekend. BYU takes a seven-game winning streak into its conference opener at Kansas.
No. 6 Ohio State visits No. 9 Notre Dame in one of the most important nonconference games of the season.
The Associated Press college football poll started in 1936, the brainchild of former sports editor Alan J. Gould.
Ranked SEC West contenders Alabama and MIssissippi are set to meet in Tuscaloosa. It’s the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams.
No. 4 Florida State looks to end a seven-game losing streak to Clemson on Saturday. Florida State hasn’t won at Clemson since 2013 when Jameis Winston was a freshman for the eventual national champions.
Notre Dame coach Marcus Freeman sees the numbers. He knows the ninth-ranked Fighting Irish are near the bottom of the FBS in sacks per game.
Safety Shilo Sanders is leading the Colorado defense and may just be leading the ranking among his siblings.
The number of unbeaten teams in the mighty SEC already is down to five with conference play beginning, and that number could be down to two by the end of the weekend.
Brennan Armstrong holds 15 Virginia records set over five seasons. He’s got another game on Friday night at Scott Stadium, but this time he’ll be wearing the visitors’ colors.
Duke’s opening-week rout of then-No. 9 Clemson served notice that the Atlantic Coast Conference wouldn’t necessarily fall in line behind the perennial powerhouse Tigers.
College football’s Week 4 schedule features the most September Top 25 matchups since 2006. The main attraction is No. 6 Ohio State at No. 9 Notre Dame at night.
Week 4 of the college football season will be the most consequential yet. Six games matching team ranked in the AP Top 25 will be played Saturday.
The family of LSU safety Greg Brooks says the Tigers defensive back has undergone surgery to remove “a large brain tumor.”
Once a heated Atlantic Coast Conference rivalry, the Florida State-Clemson series has become a lopsided affair.
Buddy Teevens, the innovative Ivy League football coach who brought robot tackling dummies to Dartmouth practices, has died of injuries he sustained in a bicycle accident in March.
UCLA’s D’Anton Lynn is among a group of new coordinators in the Pac-12 who are making an early impact.
Oklahoma vs. Cincinnati sounds like a dream bowl matchup — the blueblood Sooners against one of the most consistent Group of Five powers.
Defense has played a vital role in making the Big Ten one of the toughest conferences in the country. Nothing has changed early this season.
South Carolina will be without one of its top playmakers this week in Antwane “Juice” Wells Jr. because of a foot injury.
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney understands the chance out there for his team to get itself back in the championship hunt when the Tigers face No. 4 Florida State.
Colorado coach Deion Sanders has condemned the death threats sent to Colorado State safety Henry Blackburn after his late hit that sent Buffaloes star Travis Hunter to the hospital with a lacerated liver.
Florida hasn’t won three consecutive football games since Marco Wilson’s infamous shoe toss. The Gators have been on a roller coaster of sorts since that foggy night in the Swamp in December 2020.
From Florida State’s re-emergence as a national power to Colorado’s extreme makeover under Deion Sanders and the Pac-12’s resurgence fueled by transfer quarterbacks, reasons to embrace college football free agency are everywhere this season.
Colorado’s double-overtime victory against Colorado State, which ended in the early hours of Sunday morning in most of the country, drew 9.3 million viewers.
Colorado State coach Jay Norvell said Monday that senior safety Henry Blackburn has been receiving death threats since his late hit that hospitalized Colorado two-way star Travis Hunter.
No. 12 LSU is beginning to look more like a team that deserved its preseason top-five ranking. The Tigers stumbled out of the gate against fourth-ranked Florida State but have outscored their past two opponents 113-24.
The Southeastern Conference has suspended three Florida football players and one Tennessee football player for their roles in a fight that started on what was supposed to be the last play of their game Saturday night.
Army has extended the contract of Jeff Monken, who is the second-winningest football coach in school history.
Alabama coach Nick Saban says defensive coordinator Kevin Steele is still calling the plays. Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin isn’t so sure.