College sports

BYU head coach Kalani Sitake celebrates with fans on the field after defeating Southern California on an interception in overtime of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/George Frey)
September 14, 2019 - 6:09 pm
PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU should be getting accustomed to coming from behind to beat traditional powers. Dayan Ghanwoloku intercepted a tipped pass in overtime after Jake Oldroyd kicked a 43-yard field to give the Cougars the lead, and BYU held on to beat No. 24 Southern California 30-27 on Saturday...
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North Carolina running back Michael Carter (8) leaps over Wake Forest defensive back Nasir Greer (3) and North Carolina wide receiver Dyami Brown (2) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. Wake Forest won 24-18. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
September 14, 2019 - 10:38 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference said Saturday the replay official erred on the final play of the North Carolina-Wake Forest game by failing to initiate a review that would have put one second back on the clock. League supervisor of football officials Dennis Hennigan said in a...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2019, file photo, San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson (65), of Sweden, scores the winning goal past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington (50) during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference final series in St. Louis. A major officiating gaffe occurred in the Stanley Cup playoffs when San Jose’s Karlsson scored a goal set up by a hand pass. While hockey officials have the toughest job _ they must be able to skate like the players _ they do not get a pass for their mistakes, either. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
September 14, 2019 - 9:21 am
While Saints fans must be feeling picked on as NFL game officials made another error that damaged them in the opener, it must be noted that pro football hardly has a monopoly on officiating problems. Yes, things have gotten murky in that area in the NFL, so much so that pass interference now can be...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2018, file photo, Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne (11) shoots against the Seattle Storm during the second half of Game 3 of the WNBA basketball finals, in Fairfax, Va. Delle Donne was named the Associated Press WNBA OPlayer of the Year, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
September 13, 2019 - 3:03 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley is ready to coach the game's best, just not yet. Staley, the U.S. national women's coach and head coach at South Carolina, will leave Monday for Miami for a quick mini-cap before the Americans head to Puerto Rico for the FIBA AmeriCup. It's a 10-team, weeklong...
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Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) carries in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against South Dakota Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Norman, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
September 13, 2019 - 1:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans are accustomed to nonconference matchups featuring programs going in different directions. They just usually don't involve names such as Oklahoma and UCLA. The fifth-ranked Sooners (2-0) head to Los Angeles this weekend on a roll as they attempt to reach the College Football...
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Maryland head coach Michael Locksley shakes hands with Syracuse head coach Dino Babers after an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Will Newton)
September 13, 2019 - 7:53 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Top-ranked Clemson plays its first road game Saturday night, and the Tigers have good reason to be wary. The opponent is Syracuse, which has given the Tigers fits the past two times these teams have met and will have a packed and roaring Carrier Dome on its side. "It's always...
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Clemson's Trevor Lawrence, left, and Luke Price celebrate Lawrence's touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
September 12, 2019 - 11:38 pm
For the second time in three years, there isn't a game in which ranked teams face each other, but there are still some interesting matchups as the season enters its third weekend. The last time there was an unranked weekend was Oct. 14, 2017. That might not be good news for No. 1 Clemson because it...
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September 12, 2019 - 2:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey financial adviser was praised for his cooperation and a judge spared him from prison after he admitted his role in a college basketball scandal. Munish Sood was fined $25,000 Thursday but was not sentenced to prison or forced to be supervised by probation authorities. U...
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Matthew McConaughey salutes the crowd during ESPN's College GameDay broadcast on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
September 12, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Fox has gotten into the pregame show game with Urban Meyer highlighting a lineup filled with big names. How has the "Big Noon Kick Off" done in the early going as it tries to challenge ESPN's "College GameDay?" On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Regions Bank, veteran...
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Illinois linebacker Milo Eifler (5) and Illinois defensive lineman Oluwole Betiku Jr. (47) reach to take possession of a ball fumbled by Connecticut quarterback Jack Zergiotis (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in East Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
September 12, 2019 - 12:21 pm
The pool of elite Big Ten defensive linemen looks to be getting deeper. The play up front traditionally is strong across the conference, and a sampling of 2020 NFL mock drafts shows as many as four Big Ten defensive linemen listed as first-round picks. Now comes Illinois defensive end Oluwole...
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