College Sports

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama quarterbacks Jalen Hurts (2) and Tua Tagovailoa (13) and head coach Nick Saban watch from the sideline during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
September 03, 2018 - 9:25 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban made official what anybody who watched No. 1 Alabama's opener likely assumed: Tua Tagovailoa is the Crimson Tide's starting quarterback. The top-ranked Tide's coach didn't wait for the question to be asked Monday before saying Tagovailoa will start Saturday...
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Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh watches a replay in the first half of an NCAA football game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 03, 2018 - 9:23 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The war of words between Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and former Wolverines receiver Braylon Edwards is heating up. Harbaugh, upset Edwards posted a negative tweet about two U-M players during Saturday's 24-17 loss at Notre Dame, fired back at Monday's news conference...
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September 03, 2018 - 6:42 pm
The NCAA will be back in court Tuesday in California, defending its amateurism rules against plaintiffs who say capping compensation at the value of a scholarship violates federal antitrust law. The claim against the NCAA and the 11 conferences that have participated at the highest level of college...
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North Texas quarterback Mason Fine (6) prepares to begin a play during an NCAA college football game against SMU on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 at Apogee Stadium in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)
September 03, 2018 - 2:36 am
The nation's top returning passer is off to another impressive start. North Texas' Mason Fine hit a career-high 40 of 50 passes in the Mean Green's 46-23 win over SMU on Saturday for the most completions in a Football Bowl Subdivision game. His 444 passing yards were a weekend best and ranks No. 2...
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LSU linebacker Jacob Phillips (6) returns an interception for a touchdown as Miami wide receiver Jeff Thomas (4) and LSU cornerback Greedy Williams (29) look on during the first half of an NCAA college football game Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
September 02, 2018 - 11:25 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nick Brossette ran for 125 yards with two touchdowns, grad transfer quarterback Joe Burrow won his first college start and No. 25 LSU made an opening statement with a 33-17 victory over No. 8 Miami on Sunday night. Once the game started, the Hurricanes never really backed...
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Fans are asked to leave the stadium after lightning was spotted during as Iowa State takes on South Dakota State in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney)
September 02, 2018 - 6:27 pm
With bowl eligibility potentially at stake for both schools later in the season, officials at Nebraska and Iowa State said Sunday they'll work to find new opponents to fill out their schedules after their openers were canceled because of severe weather. Nebraska and Iowa State were among several...
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Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson (2) fumbles the ball against Notre Dame in the second half of an NCAA football game in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. Notre Dame won 24-17. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 02, 2018 - 11:50 am
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — No. 14 Michigan looked a lot like the team that went 8-5 last season, struggling to make plays on offense while the defense tries to keep the Wolverines in the game. In the end, against a rival, they came up short. It all seemed so familiar. Defensive end Chase Winovich...
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Notre Dame linebacker Te'von Coney (4) celebrates recovering a fumble by Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson (2) in the second half of an NCAA football game in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. Notre Dame won 24-17. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 02, 2018 - 12:27 am
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Michigan-Notre Dame series returned after a three-year hiatus and the 12th-ranked Fighting Irish became the latest rival to get the best of Jim Harbaugh's Wolverines. Brandon Wimbush connected on a long touchdown pass to help Notre Dame jump out to a big first-half lead...
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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, right, is forced out of bounds by Louisville safety Dee Smith after a short gain during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
September 01, 2018 - 11:50 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Alabama doesn't rebuild. The Crimson Tide simply reload. College Football Playoff hero Tua Tagovailoa threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third in his first college start, helping top-ranked and defending national champions open the season with a 51-14 rout of Louisville on...
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Florida head coach Dan Mullen, left, talks with quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) on the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Charleston Southern Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
September 01, 2018 - 11:19 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dan Mullen took a victory lap around Florida Field and then tossed his visor into the stands. If all goes according to Mullen's plan, it could be quite a souvenir someday. Feleipe Franks threw five touchdowns passes in the first half and Florida got the Mullen era off to...
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