College Sports

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, fans sit in the stands at Vanderbilt Stadium during the second half of an NCAA college football game between Vanderbilt and Nevada in Nashville, Tenn. It will be a Virginia home game played on the road when the Cavaliers and Ohio meet at Vanderbilt Stadium on Saturday, in a game that was moved earlier in the week with Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Mid-Atlantic Region. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
September 14, 2018 - 1:31 pm
With an eye toward player safety and scheduling flexibility, the NCAA last year considered ways to lengthen the college football season so every team would have 14 weeks to play 12 games every year. It didn't come to pass. The topic popped up again this week as Hurricane Florence prompted the...
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File - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Southern California quarterback J.T. Daniels speaks to reporters following his first NCAA college football practice after winning the Trojans' starting job in Los Angeles. There is little question about the talent in Daniels, USC’s first true freshman starting quarterback in a decade. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham, File)
September 14, 2018 - 4:53 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Southern California-Texas rematch was supposed to be an early-season blockbuster. With both programs struggling, it feels more like a fight for survival, and the pressure is mounting to find a win to keep their seasons from spinning off course. The No. 22 Trojans (1-1) and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018 file photo LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) scrambles as he looks for a receiver in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Southeastern Louisiana in Baton Rouge, La. The stage is set for another thriller for LSU at Auburn. Burrow, good but not great so far, will have to contend with a raucous crowd at Jordan-Hare Stadium and an inspired Auburn defense. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, file)
September 14, 2018 - 4:41 am
The Southeastern Conference's West Division commands the spotlight Saturday, with top-ranked Alabama opening league play at Mississippi, and No. 7 Auburn hosting No. 12 LSU. The Crimson Tide rolled Ole Miss 66-3 last year and head to Oxford as three-touchdown favorites. Don't write off the Rebels,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2012, file photo, Idaho interim head football coach Jason Gesser speaks during a news conference in Moscow, Idaho. Washington State University officials investigated allegations of sexual harassment against staff member and former football star Gesser and found no violations of school policy, it was announced Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (Geoff Crimmins/The Moscow-Pullman Daily News via AP, File)
September 13, 2018 - 9:03 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University officials investigated allegations of sexual harassment against staff member and former football star Jason Gesser and found no violations of school policy, school President Kirk Schulz and Director of Athletics Pat Chun said Thursday. Schulz and...
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Boston College's Hamp Cheevers (4) and Brandon Sebastian (10) celebrate Cheevers' interception during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Wake Forest, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (AP Photo/Woody Marshall)
September 13, 2018 - 8:42 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Anthony Brown threw two of his career-high five touchdown passes to Jeff Smith, and Boston College beat Wake Forest 41-34 on Thursday night in a game that started two hours early with Hurricane Florence approaching. Brown was 16 of 25 for a career-best 304 yards with...
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A National Guardsman directs traffic onto U.S. Highway 501 as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, near Conway, S.C. Time is running short to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm that has a region of more than 10 million people in its potentially devastating sights. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
September 13, 2018 - 6:48 pm
The Latest on games impacted by Hurricane Florence. (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Colgate football coach Dan Hunt was thinking about other people when the Raiders' scheduled game at Furman was canceled because of Hurricane Florence. "At the end of the day, you have to look at the big picture and...
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A National Guardsman directs traffic onto U.S. Highway 501 as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, near Conway, S.C. Time is running short to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm that has a region of more than 10 million people in its potentially devastating sights. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
September 13, 2018 - 1:37 pm
Hurricane Florence continues to impact college football games this week. The kickoff for Middle Tennessee's game at No. 3 Georgia on Saturday has been moved to noon due to concerns about the impact of the storm. The game had been scheduled for a 7:15 p.m. kickoff. Georgia announced Thursday the...
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Stewart Thomason places sandbags that he used for previous hurricanes and tarp to prevent the flooding from rain at his home on the Isle of Palms,S.C. ahead of Hurricane Florence on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster told reporters Wednesday that the storm could bring more rain to the state than 1989's devastating Hurricane Hugo. (Grace Beahm Alford/The Post And Courier via AP)
September 12, 2018 - 5:35 pm
After several days of monitoring the approaching storm, the biggest schools in South Carolina had little choice but to alter football games due to Hurricane Florence. South Carolina Wednesday canceled its game with Marshall that was scheduled for Saturday night. University officials announced the...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws during an NCAA college football game against UCLA, in Norman, Okla. The pressure on Murray just increased now that running back Rodney Anderson is out for the season. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
September 12, 2018 - 2:09 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — As the season approached, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray often said he wanted to shift the focus back to football. Sure, he was a first-round Major League Baseball draft pick who signed with the Oakland A's for nearly $5 million this summer. But Murray came back to school to...
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FILE – This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University team doctor employed by the school from 1978 until his 1998 retirement. Strauss accused of groping young men decades ago also had an off-campus men’s clinic, which was marketed in the campus newspaper with ads promising prompt treatment of genital problems, plus a student discount. (Ohio State University via AP, File)
September 12, 2018 - 1:43 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former employees say the Ohio State University team doctor accused of groping young men decades ago also had an off-campus men's clinic, which was marketed in the campus newspaper with ads promising prompt treatment of genital problems, plus a student discount. The ads...
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