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October 10, 2019 - 2:20 pm
Oregon State's offense is predicated upon their stellar running game, and Isaiah Hodgins big play ability. But, if they're going to have any success against Utah's vaunted defense, ESPN Utah's Bill Riley thinks they should consider a more creative game plan. ALSO -- He talks with the guys abtou...
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Ohio State defensive end Chase Young, left, tackles Michigan State tight end Trenton Gillison during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Michigan State 34-10. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
October 10, 2019 - 12:21 pm
This is not an easy year to be an offensive coordinator in the Big Ten. Brad Salem, who fills that role for Michigan State, had to face one of the nation's top defenses last week against Ohio State. This week, he has a similar challenge against Wisconsin. "They're both very good defenses, top in...
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Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) gets past Kansas safety Jeremiah McCullough (12) as he runs the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 10, 2019 - 12:01 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It might not be all that important to them at the moment, but Heisman Trophy positioning will also be at stake Saturday when Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger face off at the Cotton Bowl. Hurts has been impressive since transferring from...
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Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman sits in the dugout during the ninth inning of the team's 13-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
October 10, 2019 - 12:07 am
ATLANTA (AP) — At this point, Atlanta sports fans should be numb to the disappointment. They've been through it so many times. Yet, somehow, this city's teams keep finding ways to take the misery index to new heights. A 10-spot in the very first inning? Can you believe it? Returning home with...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2019 file photo, Jim Calhoun, men's basketball coach for the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Conn., accepts the best coach award at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Calhoun has been accused of sexual discrimination by a former associate athletic director at the University of Saint Joseph, the Division III school where he now works. Jaclyn Piscitelli filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Oct. 9 in U.S. District Court against the school, which began admitting men in 2018. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
October 09, 2019 - 2:11 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hall of Fame basketball coach Jim Calhoun has been accused of sexual discrimination by a former associate athletic director at the University of Saint Joseph, the Division III school where Calhoun now works. Jaclyn Piscitelli filed a lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court...
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FILE - In this July 14, 2012, file photo, U.S women's Olympic basketball players Diana Taurasi (12) and Sue Bird (6) watch during practice in Washington. The U.S. women’s national basketball team college tour is set to tip off next month. USA Basketball announced Wendesday, Oct. 9, 2019, that members of the national team will play exhibition games at Stanford, Oregon State, Texas A&M and Oregon in early November to prepare for the upcoming FIBA tournament later next month. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
October 09, 2019 - 1:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women's national basketball team's college tour is set to tip off next month. USA Basketball announced Wednesday that members of the women's team will play exhibition games at Stanford, Oregon State, Texas A&M and Oregon in early November to prepare for the FIBA...
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LSU running back Chris Curry (24) carries against Utah State defensive end Nick Heninger (42) in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 09, 2019 - 12:34 pm
The explosive, spread-the-field passing game that LSU has been over-promising and under-delivering for years is finally reality. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Regions Bank, Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated join AP's Ralph Russo to break down all of Week 7's big...
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Florida quarterback Kyle Trask (11) throws a pass over Auburn defensive end Nick Coe (91) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
October 09, 2019 - 12:32 pm
If this college football season was a television series, you could jump right in this weekend without needing to catch up on previous episodes. The first six weeks have been entertaining, sure, but really not much has happened. No plot twists. No significant new story lines. Take a glance at the...
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron congratulates quarterback Joe Burrow (9) after he scored a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Utah State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 09, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Florida and LSU appear poised to mount serious challenges in their respective Southeastern Conference divisions and two of the nation's best offenses reside in the SEC West. The stage is set for upcoming showdowns, a heated chase to the championship game and perhaps even a shootout or two in the...
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October 09, 2019 - 10:09 am
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico football coach has been fired and is facing criminal charges after authorities say a student used cellphone video to catch him taking money from a player's wallet. State Police arrested Miyamura High School coach John D. Roanhaus on Saturday following a review of...
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