College sports

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2013, file photo, Auburn cornerback Chris Davis (11) returns a field goal attempt 109-yards to score the winning touchdown over Alabama during the second half of the Iron Bowl NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala. The 2013 Iron Bowl supplied one of the most famous plays in college football history. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
September 03, 2019 - 2:21 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — No. 10 Auburn has been quite the drama magnet under coach Gus Malzahn. The Tigers' thrilling finish against Oregon in the season opener added just another entry to a Malzahn era when Auburn often has left things to the last minute. This time freshman quarterback Bo Nix lifted...
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Notre Dame wide receiver Chris Finke (10) attempts to grab the feet of Louisville defensive back Trenell Troutman (20) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Louisville, Ky., Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
September 02, 2019 - 10:44 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ian Book ran for one touchdown and threw for another, Jahmir Smith rushed for two scores and No. 9 Notre Dame beat Louisville 35-17 on Monday night. Tony Jones Jr. rushed 15 times for 112 yards, including an 11-yard TD, as the Fighting Irish worked harder than expected to put...
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Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) runs the ball against Houston during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
September 01, 2019 - 11:25 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — New Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts passed for three touchdowns and ran for three more, and the fourth-ranked Sooners rolled past Houston 49-31 on Sunday night. It was Hurts' first game for Oklahoma since he transferred from Alabama. He put on a show as his predecessor, 2018...
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Ohio State defenders Baron Browning, top, and Jashon Cornell, tackle Florida Atlantic receiver Willie Wright during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
September 01, 2019 - 3:20 pm
To fix a defense that statistically was the worst in Ohio State history, new coach Ryan Day went to the wedding planners' playbook: something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. There are much tougher tests to come for the fifth-ranked Buckeyes. But against Florida Atlantic, the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2018, file photo, New Mexico coach Bob Davie walks off the field after the team's NCAA college football game against Wyoming in Albuquerque, N.M. New Mexico says Davie was taken to the hospital after what it called “a serious medical incident,” following the team’s he team’s game Saturday night, Aug. 31, against Sam Houston State. Athletic director Eddie Nunez released a statement after the Lobos won 39-31 at home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Nunez said the university will release more information as it becomes available. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File)
August 31, 2019 - 10:20 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico coach Bob Davie was taken to the hospital Saturday night after "a serious medical incident" following the team's game against Sam Houston State. Athletic director Eddie Nunez released a statement after the Lobos won 39-31 at home in Albuquerque. Nunez said the...
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Alabama players put the "Old Leather Helmet" on head coach Nick Saban after defeating Duke 42-3 in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff NCAA college football, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 31, 2019 - 7:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Now that's more like it, Alabama. Playing for the first time since its crushing loss to Clemson in the national championship game, the second-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a sluggish start to blow out Duke 42-3 Saturday in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. Tua Tagovailoa threw for 336...
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Liberty head football coach Hugh Freeze arrives to coach from a wheelchair in the coaches' box against Syracuse in an NCAA college football game in Lynchburg, Va., Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Bell)
August 31, 2019 - 4:14 pm
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Liberty coach Hugh Freeze will make his coaching debut for the Flames in a hospital bed set up in the coaches' box on Saturday night. The bed is being used to support his healing back. The Flames are hosting No. 22 Syracuse in what is arguably the biggest game in Liberty...
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Ohio State defenders Baron Browning, top, and Jashon Cornell, tackle Florida Atlantic receiver Willie Wright during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
August 31, 2019 - 3:12 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields threw four touchdown passes and ran for a score in his first game for Ohio State and the fifth-ranked Buckeyes rolled over FAU 45-21 on Saturday in the season opener. Fields, the five-star transfer from Georgia, made it look easy early, engineering touchdowns on...
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Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor (23) scores on a 37-yard tun against South Florida during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
August 31, 2019 - 12:07 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor is off and running. Catching, too. Taking up where he left off a year ago, when he led the nation in rushing with 2,194 yards and 16 touchdowns, Taylor ran for 135 yards and accounted for four TDs to help No. 19 Wisconsin open the season with a 49-0 rout of South...
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Michigan State's Kenny Willekes, right, sacks Tulsa quarterback Zach Smith during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
August 30, 2019 - 11:11 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Raequan Williams knocked the ball out, and Kenny Willekes recovered it in the end zone. When Michigan State's defensive linemen are playing like this, the Spartans' offense has plenty of margin for error. Willekes recovered two fumbles, including one for a touchdown, and...
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