College Football

August 01, 2019 - 3:00 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The top Republican in the Connecticut Senate wants private donors to pick up the cost of UConn's departure from the American Athletic Conference. Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano wrote on Wednesday to the school's new president, Tom Katsouleas, urging him to have the UConn...
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Wisconsin wide receiver Danny Davis testifies at the sexual assault trial of his former teammate, Quintez Cephus, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 at the Dane County Courthouse in Madison, Wis. (Ed Treleven/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 2:59 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver Danny Davis says at the trial of his former teammate Quintez Cephus that one of the women who accused Cephus of raping her had flirted with him shortly after meeting him for the first time. Cephus is charged with second- and third-degree sexual...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2019 file photo, JoAnne Atkins-Ingram drapes her son's old Neptune High School football jersey over her shoulder in her attorney's office in Avon-by-the-Sea, N.J. Her 19-year-old son, Braeden Bradforth, died in August 2018 about an hour and a half after football practice at Garden City Community College in Garden City, Kan. Former coach Jeff Sims at at Missouri Southern community college where a defensive lineman died of heatstroke after the first day of practice, in 2018 says the death is an act of God on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Doug Hood/The Asbury Park Press via AP File)
August 01, 2019 - 1:47 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The former head football coach at a Kansas community college where a defensive lineman died of heatstroke after the first day of practice says the death was an act of God. KCUR reports Thursday that the comment by former head coach Jeff Sims comes nearly one year after 19-...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2019 file photo Nebraska head coach Scott Frost listens to a question during the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football media days in Chicago. Frost starts his second season at Nebraska with an experienced quarterback and high expectations. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, file)
August 01, 2019 - 1:38 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Scott Frost starts his second year at Nebraska with an experienced quarterback and high expectations. The Cornhuskers, who open preseason practice Friday, went 4-2 after an 0-6 start last season and are a trendy pick to win the Big Ten West. "We haven't done anything yet,"...
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In this Tuesday, July 30, 2019 photo, former University of Wisconsin football player Quintez Cephus watches during his sexual assault trial at the Dane County Courthouse in Madison, Wis. The 21-year-old Cephus is charged with second- and third-degree sexual assault after two 18-year-old women reported to police that he had assaulted them on the same night in April 2018.(Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
July 31, 2019 - 2:55 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A second woman who says she was raped by former University of Wisconsin football player Quintez Cephus in his apartment in Madison testified Wednesday that she had been too drunk that night to consent to sex. The 21-year-old former Badgers wide receiver from Macon, Georgia, is...
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Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, back center, is surrounded by reporters and photographers during the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football media days Friday, July 19, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 31, 2019 - 1:05 pm
There is much uncertainty among the Big Ten East superpowers heading into this season. Meanwhile, optimism abounds in the Big Ten West, where just about every team can make the case that it's a division title contender. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , Dave Revsine of the Big Ten...
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FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, University of Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus, right, walks with his attorneys Kathleen Stalling, left, and Stephen Meyer after appearing in court in Madison, Wis. The trial of Cephus has begun with a woman testifying that Cephus raped her in his apartment. The 21-year-old Cephus is charged with second- and third-degree sexual assault after two 18-year-old women reported to police that he had assaulted them on the same night in April 2018. Cephus argues the sex was consensual and arranged by one of the women. (Ed Treleven/Wisconsin State Journal via AP, File)
July 30, 2019 - 1:59 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The trial of former University of Wisconsin football player Quintez Cephus began Tuesday with a woman testifying that Cephus raped her in his apartment. Cephus, 21, of Macon, Georgia, is charged with second- and third-degree sexual assault after two 18-year-old women reported...
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Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) runs with the ball as head coach Dan Mullen watches during an NCAA college football practice in Gainesville, Fla., Friday, July 26, 2019. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP)
July 26, 2019 - 2:37 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Even though Dan Mullen has enjoyed plenty of success as a head coach at Mississippi State and Florida, he's never won more than 10 games in a season. He seems poised for a breakthrough. He certainly has a team capable of making it happen. Mullen opened his second season...
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July 26, 2019 - 12:29 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay a $17 million exit fee to the American Athletic Conference, so the school can rejoin the Big East next year. AAC bylaws stipulate any school seeking to leave the conference must give 27 months' notice and pay a $12 million fee,...
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Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott speaks during the Pac-12 Conference NCAA college football Media Day Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 24, 2019 - 5:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry Scott is acutely aware that the Pac-12 has been the punching bag of the power five conferences the past couple years — on and off the field. The beleaguered commissioner is hoping the programs get back on track after conference schools made the College Football Playoff only...
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