College sports

FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2019, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields plays against Penn State during an NCAA college football game, in Columbus, Ohio. Fields was selected to The Associated Press All-Big Ten Conference football team, and named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
December 13, 2019 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For all the griping from coaches and administrators about the so-called transfer epidemic in college sports, the increased movement of players has done more good than harm for the people who are supposed to matter most: The Players. Just look at the front row Saturday night when the...
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Baylor safety Chris Miller (3), defensive tackle James Lynch (93) and linebacker Terrel Bernard (26) tackle Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) during an NCAA college football game, in Waco, Texas, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
December 13, 2019 - 11:48 am
Oklahoma State running back and national rushing leader Chuba Hubbard is The Associated Press Big 12 offensive player of the year and Baylor career sacks leader James Lynch is the conference's top defensive player. When the AP All-Big 12 team and individual awards were announced Friday, it was the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) gestures thanks to the student section after playing his last game in Tiger Stadium, an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, in Baton Rouge, La. LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is The Associated Press college football player of the year in a landslide vote. Burrow, who has led the top-ranked Tigers to an unbeaten season and their first College Football Playoff appearance, received 50 of 53 first-place votes from AP Top 25 poll voters and a total of 156 points. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
December 12, 2019 - 8:10 pm
What figures to be an award-winning week for LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is underway. Burrow was named The Associated Press college football player of the year on Thursday in a landslide vote, making him the first LSU player to win the the 21-year-old award. Burrow, who has led the top-ranked Tigers...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2019, file photo, commissioner Larry Scott speaks during the Pac-12 NCAA college basketball media day, in San Francisco. A Pac-12 team has made the College Football Playoff just twice in six seasons and none of the last three. If anyone should be leading the charge toward expanding the current four-team model, you would think it would be Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron, File)
December 12, 2019 - 2:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Pac-12 team has made the College Football Playoff just twice in six seasons and none of the last three. If anyone should be leading the charge toward expanding the current four-team model, you would think it would be Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott. “I completely get that it would...
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws as Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Devin Bush pursues during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
December 12, 2019 - 1:48 am
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Baker Mayfield has the moxie and machismo while Kyler Murray prefers to keep things low-key. The two will always be linked by their similar back stories, similar skill sets and a similar career path, but it's hard to find a pair of NFL quarterbacks with more opposite...
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December 11, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Florida Atlantic has reached an agreement with Willie Taggart to be its new football coach, replacing Lane Kiffin, said a person familiar with the negotiations. Taggart will be introduced to the FAU community in a news conference on Thursday, according to the person who spoke to The Associated...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers questions at a news conference at the Final Four college basketball tournament in Minneapolis. Emmert says it is “highly probably” federal legislation will pass that sets national guidelines for how college athletes can be compensated for the their names, images and likenesses. Emmert spoke Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, at the Learfield/IMG Intercollegiate Athletic Forum sponsored by the Sports Business Journal, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
December 11, 2019 - 4:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert said Wednesday it is “highly probable” Congress will set national guidelines for how college athletes can be compensated for the use of their names, images and likenesses. Emmert, who spoke at a forum sponsored by the Sports Business Journal, said he is...
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) is carried off the field by his teammates after defeating Alabama 46-41 in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Tuscaloosa , Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 11, 2019 - 11:39 am
A capsule look at the four Heisman Trophy finalists: JOE BURROW YEAR/POSITION/SCHOOL: Senior, QB, LSU BIO: His feel-good story is well-known by now. He grew up hoping to play for Nebraska, like his father and two brothers, but the Cornhuskers never showed interest. So he started his career at Ohio...
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Ohio State guard CJ Walker (13) reacts following a play during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Ohio State won 74-49. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
December 11, 2019 - 2:07 am
The ranks of the unbeaten were thinned out even more Tuesday night. Louisville, Maryland and Butler all lost for the first time, falling to Texas Tech, Penn State and Baylor, respectively. That left just five undefeated teams in all of Division I. There are also four teams that haven't won a game...
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In this photo provided by Wayland Baptist University, Wayland Baptist guard J.J. Culver (10) shoots during an NAIA college basketball game against Southwestern Adventist, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Plainview, Texas. Culver became the fourth college basketball player to score 100 or more points in a game, reaching the century mark in a 124-60 win over Southwestern Adventist on Tuesday night. (Claudia Lusk/Wayland Baptist University via AP)
December 11, 2019 - 12:53 am
PLAINVIEW, Texas (AP) — Wayland Baptist senior guard J.J. Culver became the fourth college basketball player to score 100 or more points in a game, reaching the century mark in a 124-60 win over Southwestern Adventist on Tuesday night. Culver hit 34 of 62 shots, 12 of 33 from 3-point range and was...
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