College sports

FILE - In this March 3, 2004, file photo, Texas Tech's Andre Emmett (14) reaches out to bring the basketball to himself as he backs into the lane against Missouri's Rickey Paulding (23) during an NCAA basketball game in Lubbock, Texas. Authorities say Emmett has been shot to death near his home in Dallas. Dallas police say 37-year-old Emmett was shot early Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. (Joe Don Buckner/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP File)
September 23, 2019 - 4:25 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Former Texas Tech basketball standout Andre Emmett, the team's all-time leading scorer, was shot to death early Monday near his home in Dallas. Emmett, 37, was sitting in his vehicle outside his home at about 2:30 a.m. when he was approached by two people who displayed a handgun,...
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Duke's Mike Krzyzewski laughs while speaking during an NCAA college basketball media day at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C., Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)
September 23, 2019 - 3:09 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — With one giant leap, Cassius Stanley knocked Zion Williamson out of the Duke record book. His familiar No. 1 jersey now belongs to Vernon Carey Jr. The Blue Devils' latest crop of freshmen is embracing what seems like a tough job — following Williamson and his star-studded class...
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2010, file photo, Mississippi quarterback Jevan Snead (4) throws a pass during the first half of the Cotton Bowl NCAA college football game against Oklahoma State at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Snead, the former Mississippi quarterback who ranks among the school's career passing leaders, has died in Texas. He was 32. Police say officers responding to a deceased-person call found Snead dead in Austin, Texas, Saturday night, Sept. 21, 2019. Austin police provided no information except to say Snead's death isn't considered suspicious. (AP Photo/Mike Fuentes, File)
September 23, 2019 - 9:33 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Jevan Snead, the former Mississippi quarterback who ranks among the school's career passing leaders, has died in Texas at 32. Police say officers responding to a call found Snead dead in Austin on Saturday night. Austin police provided no information except to say the death isn...
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LSU wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. carries the ball against Vanderbilt in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
September 22, 2019 - 11:41 pm
LSU has earned a reputation the last decade or so as a program that relies on defense and usually does just enough on offense. That's what makes it such a surprise to see the fourth-ranked Tigers emerge as the nation's highest-scoring team so far this season. LSU has scored 231 points, which...
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Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh talks with wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Wisconsin Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin won 34-14. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
September 22, 2019 - 11:54 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Just a few weeks ago, the possibilities seemed endless for Michigan. The Wolverines came into their fifth season under Jim Harbaugh looking like a good bet to win the Big Ten. A spot in the College Football Playoff seemed like a real possibility, and the program's first...
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Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst congratulates wide receiver A.J. Taylor after a Wisconsin touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin won 35-14. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
September 22, 2019 - 8:06 am
Highlighted by three games matching top-15 teams, this was the first weekend of the season to seriously separate College Football Playoff contenders and pretenders. Feel free to take a seat at the adults' table No. 8 Auburn and No. 13 Wisconsin. You, too, No. 12 Texas. And No. 7 Notre Dame, even in...
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September 21, 2019 - 12:49 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa has reopened an inquiry into allegations that members of the school's marching band were targets of abuse during last weekend's game at Iowa State University. Members of the Hawkeye Marching Band allege that they were subjected to racial slurs and other...
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Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio walks across the field before an NCAA college football game against Arizona State, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
September 20, 2019 - 3:06 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former football recruiter who is suing Michigan State says he urged coach Mark Dantonio to reject a player who subsequently was convicted of sexual assault. The former recruiter, Curtis Blackwell, said Dantonio chose Auston Robertson in 2016 over the objections of staff...
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Oregon's Justin Herbert drops back to pass during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Montana Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
September 20, 2019 - 11:01 am
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford coach David Shaw believes he speaks for most of the rest of the Pac-12 coaches when he talks about his lack of excitement over the fact that Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert decided to return to school rather than enter the NFL draft as a probable first-round pick...
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Auburn quarterback Bo Nix (10) carries the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kent State, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
September 20, 2019 - 10:23 am
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — After playing their first big game of the season on the road at top-ranked Clemson, the No. 17 Texas A&M Aggies get their next test in front of their home crowd when they host eighth-ranked Auburn on Saturday. The Aggies try to adhere to coach Jimbo Fisher's mantra...
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