College Sports

Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins, left, scores a touchdown against Wisconsin during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Wisconsin 38-7. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
November 05, 2019 - 9:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ohio State, LSU, Alabama and Penn State are the top four in the College Football Playoff selection committee's first rankings of the season. Next up were defending national champion Clemson, Georgia and Oregon. The 13-member committee will produce four more sets of rankings each...
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Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, center, presents a jersey to President Donald Trump during an event to honor the 2019 World Series champion Nationals baseball team at the White House, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, in Washington. Standing alongside Zimmerman are manager Dave Martinez, second from right, and general manager Mike Rizzo. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
November 04, 2019 - 9:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to attend Saturday's college football matchup between the two highest-ranked teams in the nation, Louisiana State University and the University of Alabama. The Federal Aviation Administration is advising that Trump will travel to Tuscaloosa,...
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Navy offensive tackle Billy Honaker (71) screams after wide receiver Mychal Cooper scored during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Connecticut on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, in East Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)
November 03, 2019 - 6:02 pm
Navy moved into The Associated Press college football poll at No. 25, giving the American Athletic Conference four ranked teams, more than all but the Big Ten and the Southeastern Conference. With nine ranked teams off this weekend, including four of the top five, there was little movement...
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Florida State head coach Willie Taggart, right, disagrees with the referee in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Miami in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
November 03, 2019 - 4:42 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State fired second-year football coach Willie Taggart on Sunday, less than 24 hours after the Seminoles lost to rival Miami and with the team in danger of missing a bowl game for the second consecutive season. Taggart was 9-12 at Florida State, which won the...
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Florida State head coach Willie Taggart, right, disagrees with the referee in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Miami in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
November 03, 2019 - 2:47 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has fired Willie Taggart, the move coming a day after the Seminoles lost to rival Miami and with the team in danger of missing a bowl for the second consecutive season. Taggart was 9-12 in parts of two seasons at Florida State, which won the national title in...
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Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book (12) celebrates his 7-yard touchdown run with wide receiver Chase Claypool (83) during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Virginia Tech, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
November 02, 2019 - 7:35 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ian Book delivered the type of clutch, game-winning drive that can make Notre Dame fans forgive the quarterbacks' mistakes. Book ran 7 yards for a touchdown with 29 seconds left to cap an 18-play, 87-yard drive as the 16th-ranked Fighting Irish pulled out a 21-20 victory...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) hands the ball off to running back Travis Etienne (9) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Wofford, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
November 02, 2019 - 7:18 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence accounted for four touchdowns, Travis Etienne ran for 212 yards and two TDs and No. 4 Clemson won its 24th consecutive game, rolling over FCS opponent Wofford 59-14 on Saturday. Etienne, the reigning Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year, helped the...
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Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) throws a pass over Florida defensive lineman Kyree Campbell (55) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
November 02, 2019 - 6:05 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jake Fromm picked apart Florida's defense for the second straight year and No. 8 Georgia beat the sixth-ranked Gators 24-17 in the "World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party" on Saturday. Fromm completed 20 of 30 passes for 279 yards and two touchdowns, including a 52-yarder...
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Michigan's Giles Jackson returns the opening kickoff for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Maryland, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 02, 2019 - 4:53 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — In a Big Ten matchup between Michigan and Maryland, Giles Jackson and Javon Leake each returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown. The difference was, Jackson's dash down the right sideline came on the opening kick, which helped make Leake's third-quarter jaunt irrelevant...
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Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster, front left, and linebacker Dax Hollifield (4) celebrate at the conclusion of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Blacksburg, Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)
November 01, 2019 - 12:10 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Coach Brian Kelly doesn't want No. 16 Notre Dame looking in the rear-view mirror when it has danger lurking Saturday in a visit from red-hot Virginia Tech. Kelly was asked this week why his team, after a bye week, looked so flat in its 45-14 loss at Michigan last Saturday...
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