College Football

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Chargers' Antonio Gates warms-up before an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, in Orchard Park, N.Y. Gates announced his retirement, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, following a 16-year career that saw him finish with 116 touchdowns, which is the most by a tight end in NFL history. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)
January 14, 2020 - 3:30 pm
Antonio Gates, who became one of the most prolific tight ends in the NFL without playing a down of college football, announced his retirement Tuesday. Gates spent his entire 16-year career with the San Diego and Los Angeles Chargers. His 116 touchdown catches are the most by a tight end in league...
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron speaks during a news conference after their teams win in the NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in New Orleans. LSU won 42-25 over Clemson on Monday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 14, 2020 - 1:48 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron is already thinking about what comes next for his national champions. More specifically, who comes next. Orgeron and the top-ranked Tigers completed a 15-0 season with a dominating and decisive win over No. 3 Clemson, 42-25, on Monday night. Heisman Trophy...
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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2019, file photo, Carley McCord, center, interviews Acadiana head coach Matt McCullough, left, following a win over the Destrehan in the State Division 5A Championship football game in Lafayette, La. Two sports journalists who recently died have been honored in the press box of the Superdome in Louisiana for the College Football Playoff national championship game between Louisiana State and Clemson universities. The Lafayette Daily Advertiser reports seats were reserved in the press box Monday, Jan. 14, 2020, for McCord and Edward Aschoff. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP, File)
January 14, 2020 - 10:12 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Superdome in New Orleans honored two sports journalists who recently died with a tribute Monday night in the press box during the College Football Playoff national championship game between Louisiana State and Clemson universities. Seats were reserved for Carley McCord and...
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LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire breaks away from Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the second half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 14, 2020 - 1:37 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Clyde Edwards-Helaire took turns dancing around defenders or churning his legs as he pushed his compact frame through tacklers for extra yards and pivotal first downs. Thaddeus Moss was a productive red-zone target, catching two short touchdown passes. And Terrace Marshall Jr...
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow holds the trophy as safety Grant Delpit looks on after a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. LSU won 42-25. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
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January 14, 2020 - 1:16 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From small-town Ohio kid to Louisiana legend, Joe Burrow capped his record-breaking, Heisman-winning season by bringing a national championship to LSU. Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another score and finished off one of the most accomplished seasons in college...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) leaves the field after a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game against LSU, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. LSU won 42-25. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 14, 2020 - 1:02 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Clemson relied all year on a strong defense and quarterback Trevor Lawrence to give itself a shot at a second straight national title. Both let them down against LSU and Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Joe Burrow. “It's been a long time since I've stood in front a team with a...
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron, left, and quarterback Joe Burrow, center, hold the trophy beside safety Grant Delpit after a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. LSU won 42-25. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
January 14, 2020 - 12:43 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LSU finished No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the third time in school history, with Clemson No. 2 and Ohio State No. 3. The Tigers (15-0) beat Clemson 42-25 in the national championship game Monday night and then received all 62 first-place votes from the media panel. LSU was No. 1...
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President Donald Trump stands for the national anthem before the beginning of the College Football Playoff National Championship game between LSU and Clemson, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 13, 2020 - 11:54 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — President Donald Trump turned sports fan for an evening as he watched No. 1 Louisiana State University and No. 3 Clemson battle it out in the College Football Playoff championship. Trump flew to Louisiana for Monday's night's game at the Superdome in New Orleans, accompanied by...
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January 13, 2020 - 11:54 pm
Washington State is close to finalizing an agreement with Hawaii’s Nick Rolovich to take over as the Cougars' head football coach, according to two people with knowledge of the situation. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Monday night on condition of anonymity because the hiring had not...
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow passes under pressure from Clemson linebacker James Skalski during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 13, 2020 - 9:25 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The latest from the College Football Playoff championship game between No. 1 LSU and No. 3 Clemson in New Orleans (all times local): 9:25 p.m. The College Football Playoff championship hasn't disappointed after a long layoff. Joe Burrow’s 6-yard touchdown pass to Thaddeus Moss,...
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