College sports

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, Northwestern's Clayton Thorson throws a pass during an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill. Northwestern (4-3) somehow, some way is 4-1 in Big Ten play for the first time since 2000 and a half-game ahead of Wisconsin, Purdue and Iowa in the West. (AP Photo/Jim Youn, File)
October 25, 2018 - 1:32 am
Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK Wisconsin at Northwestern Northwestern (4-3) somehow, some way is 4-1 in Big Ten play for the first time since 2000 and a half-game ahead of Wisconsin, Purdue and Iowa in the West. The Wildcats started 1-3 and in the last two weeks...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy (15) looks to pass as he gets a block from teammate David Montgomery (32) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Ames, Iowa. Purdy hadn’t thrown a pass this season before starting the last two games for Iowa State. He threw seven touchdowns and ran for another as the Cyclones won in consecutive weeks over Top 25 teams for the first time since 1973. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
October 25, 2018 - 1:31 am
Some things to know about Week 9 in the Big 12 Conference, the start of five consecutive weeks through the end of the regular season when every team plays every week: GAME OF THE WEEK Texas Tech (5-2, 3-1) at Iowa State (3-3, 2-2). The Red Raiders and Cyclones have each won their last two games —...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, former sports agent Christian Dawkins arrives at federal court in New York. Dawkins was found guilty along with Adidas executive Jim Gatto and former Adidas consultant Merl Code of funneling secret payments to families in federal corruption case, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 24, 2018 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An Adidas executive and two other insiders from the high-stakes world of college basketball recruiting were convicted Wednesday in a corruption case that prosecutors said exposed the underbelly of the sport. A federal jury in Manhattan found former Adidas executive James Gatto,...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018, file photo, Purdue's Carsen Edwards (3) drives to the basket against Texas Tech's Norense Odiase (32), Justin Gray (5) and Jarrett Culver (23) during the second half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament regional semifinal, in Boston. Edwards was selected to The Associated Press preseason All-America team, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
October 23, 2018 - 11:02 am
Purdue's Carsen Edwards and North Carolina's Luke Maye headline The Associated Press 2018-19 preseason men's All-America team. They were joined by Duke freshman R.J. Barrett, Kansas big man Dedric Lawson, Nevada's Caleb Martin and Wisconsin's Ethan Happ on the team announced on Tuesday. Edwards, a...
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Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins (7) throws against Purdue during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
October 22, 2018 - 7:53 pm
Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins set career highs in completions and passing yards, and he even connected on 67.1 percent of his throws. That Haskins did all that in a 49-20 loss at Purdue was further proof that trying to win by going almost exclusively through the air typically doesn't work. Haskins...
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CORRECTS IDENITY OF PLAYER AT LEFT TO MICHIGAN DEFENSIVE LINEMAN LAWRENCE MARSHALL (93) INSTEAD OF MICHIGAN TIGHT END ZACH GENTRY (83) - Michigan defensive lineman Lawrence Marshall (93), linebacker Devin Bush, and head coach Jim Harbaugh walk off the field with the Paul Bunyan trophy after an NCAA college football game against Michigan State, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan won 21-7. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
October 22, 2018 - 4:55 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The pregame spat between Michigan and Michigan State is showing no signs of going away. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says the athletic directors for both schools should probably talk about what happened on Saturday before the game at Michigan State. The Spartans walked from...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2018, file photo, Kansas' Silvio De Sousa (22) celebrates during the second half of the NCAA college basketball championship game against West Virginia in the Big 12 men's tournament, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas is ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 poll released Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
October 22, 2018 - 12:47 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self sees big holes when he looks at his roster after losing three starters, including Associated Press All-American Devonte' Graham. The voters in the AP Top 25 poll see something different: a roster restocked so well that Jayhawks will start the season as...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
October 20, 2018 - 7:40 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence came in wanting to leave little doubt about No. 3 Clemson's championship goals this season and about his ability to take the Tigers there. He accomplished both Saturday in a 41-7 rout of No. 16 North Carolina State, helping Clemson dominate the showdown between...
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Oklahoma running back Trey Sermon (4) scores a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against TCU, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. Oklahoma won 52-27. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
October 20, 2018 - 5:06 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyler Murray and the Oklahoma offense piled up yards and scored points like they have been all season. Kenneth Murray and the Sooners defense did their part as well as ninth-ranked Oklahoma bounced back from its only loss, winning 52-27 at TCU on Saturday in the first game...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert went 20-of-26 with 250 yards, four touchdowns and no picks in their 62-14 win against Portland State during an NCAA college football game in Eugene, Ore. The front-runners have clearly been established in the Heisman race, but the question now is who else can emerge with a late rush? (AP Photo/Thomas Boyd, file)
October 19, 2018 - 1:38 am
Follow-ups can be difficult in college football. Backing up a big victory with another one the next week is usually the sign of a true championship contender. A few ranked teams and playoff hopefuls will be trying to do just that Saturday. No. 6 Michigan visits rival No. 24 Michigan State after...
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