College Sports

Ray Allen, a class of 2018 inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame, smiles as he walks off stage at the end of a news conference at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Springfield, Mass. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
September 06, 2018 - 6:46 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Grant Hill thinks his Hall of Fame classmate Ray Allen is being undersold if he's only remembered as a 3-point shooter. "I remember Milwaukee Ray," Hill said, recalling Allen's first stop in the league. "He was one of the greatest shooters of all time, but Ray would dunk...
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Notre Dame's Jafar Armstrong (8) celebrates his 4-yard touchdown run with Brock Wright (89) in the first half of an NCAA football game against Michigan in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 05, 2018 - 5:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV viewers are idling away the final weeks of summer the way they started it: with reality programs. According to Nielsen ratings out Wednesday, half of last week's 20 most-watched programs were unscripted contests. The field was topped by two episodes of "America's Got Talent"...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, head coach Dawn Staley talks with players and assistant coaches during a practice for the U.S. national women's basketball team, in Seattle. Staley held a three-day training camp as players began preparations for the FIBA World Cup in the Canary Islands later this month. Many of America's best players are tied up with the WNBA playoffs and Staley brought in several of country's top college players to beef up practice and gain valuable experience for when they might battle for a spot on the Olympic roster. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
September 05, 2018 - 3:30 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley told the U.S. national team players, many returning to college soon, to keep working and improving no matter who is on the court. Staley, the women's national team coach, held a three-day training camp as players began preparations for the FIBA World Cup in the...
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Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher lines up with his son Trey (12) and the Texas A&M football team to sing the Aggie War Hymn after a 59-7 win over Northwestern State in an NCAA college football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)
September 05, 2018 - 10:14 am
The first big test of the Jimbo Fisher era at Texas A&M is coming to Kyle Field this week, and it is a familiar foe for the Aggies new coach. No. 2 Clemson and Dabo Swinney visit College Station, Texas, on Saturday. Max Olson of the Athletic joins AP's Ralph Russo on the Top 25 College Football...
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Virginia Tech defensive back Caleb Farley (3) celebrates an interception against Florida State in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee, Fla., Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
September 04, 2018 - 5:07 pm
No. 11 LSU and No. 12 Virginia Tech made the biggest jumps in the first Associated Press college football poll of the regular season while No. 4 Ohio State leapfrogged No. 5 Wisconsin after a week in which most off the top teams were unchallenged. Alabama remained No. 1 with a blowout of Louisville...
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Former Louisville NCAA college basketball head coach Rick Pitino answers questions during an interview, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in New York. It's been nearly a year since Pitino was fired from Louisville after the school acknowledged that it's men's program was being investigated as part of a federal corruption probe. He wrote a book "Pitino: My Story" to tell his side of the events that led to his ousting from the school he coached at for 16 years and led to a national championship in 2013. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
September 04, 2018 - 2:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rick Pitino knows his coaching days are most likely behind him. He still wants to be involved in basketball, where he's spent a lifetime. "I think my time has passed, I really do," Pitino said of coaching again on Tuesday from the headquarters of The Associated Press. "I'm young. I'...
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Virginia Tech Hokies wide receiver Damon Hazelton, left, and quarterback quarterback Josh Jackson (17) celebrate a touchdown on their first drive against Florida State during an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee, Fla., Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
September 03, 2018 - 11:09 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Josh Jackson threw two touchdown passes, one early and another late, and No. 20 Virginia Tech handled 19th-ranked Florida State 24-3 in the rain Monday night to spoil coach Willie Taggart's debut with the Seminoles. Florida State looked dysfunctional and disorganized most...
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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 - 1:33 pm
The NCAA will be back in court Tuesday, 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 football was...
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