College sports

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) leaps into the air for his fourth touchdown reception well ahead of coverage from Mississippi defensive back Keidron Smith (20) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
September 28, 2019 - 5:31 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa and DeVonta Smith hooked up for a 74-yard touchdown strike barely a minute into the game. Turns out they were just getting started. Tagovailoa and Smith partnered on five touchdown passes and between them set a few school records while No. 2 Alabama ran away...
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Clemson's Travis Etienne (9) celebrates his touchdown with Trevor Lawrence (16) and Tee Higgins (5) during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
September 28, 2019 - 4:14 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Clemson stuffed North Carolina's 2-point conversion attempt with 1:17 left and the No. 1 Tigers held off the Tar Heels 21-20 on Saturday. The Tigers (5-0, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) had trouble all day in trying to extend their school-record winning streak to 20 games...
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Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor (23) run for a touchdown against Northwestern defensive back Brian Bullock (26) and Northwestern linebacker Paddy Fisher (42) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
September 28, 2019 - 1:07 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor ran for 119 yards and his 11th touchdown of the season, Wisconsin got two scores from its defense, and the eighth-ranked Badgers remained unbeaten with a 24-15 win over Northwestern on Saturday. Taylor carried 26 times to help Wisconsin (4-0, 2-0 Big Ten) avenge...
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Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) throws in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
September 28, 2019 - 12:56 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Jalen Hurts passed for 413 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 6 Oklahoma rolled past Texas Tech 55-16 on Saturday. Hurts also ran for 70 yards and another score for the Sooners (4-0, 1-0 Big 12). His 483 yards of total offense ranks eighth in Oklahoma history. It was the first...
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Arizona State's Aashari Crosswell, left, celebrates with Chase Lucas (24) after intercepting a pass intended for California's Jordan Duncan in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
September 27, 2019 - 10:46 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Eno Benjamin scored his third touchdown of the game on a 3-yard run with 4:41 remaining to lead Arizona State to a 24-17 victory over No. 15 California on Friday night. The Golden Bears (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12) lost their perfect record and quarterback Chase Garbers to a right...
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September 27, 2019 - 4:32 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man serving prison time after posting a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" says he was extremely lonely. The Deseret News reports that a recording of a parole hearing Tuesday reveals Christopher W. Cleary said he made the post on a train ride after...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, file photo, then-Georgia Tech assistant coach Darryl LaBarrie gestures during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Boston College, in Atlanta. Georgia Tech's basketball team was banned from postseason play for the upcoming season and slapped with four years of probation for major recruiting violations committed by a former assistant coach and an ex-friend of head coach Josh Pastner. The NCAA says former assistant coach Darryl LaBarrie gave $300 to a highly touted prospect for a visit to an Atlanta strip club and arranged for him to meet with a former Georgia Tech athlete who played for the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, including a visit to the player's home and a free meal at a lounge owned by the player.(AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)
September 26, 2019 - 9:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech's basketball team was banned from postseason play for the upcoming season and slapped with four years of probation for major recruiting violations committed by a former assistant coach and an ex-friend of head coach Josh Pastner. The sanctions handed down Thursday by the...
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Devin Sloane, middle, leaves federal court after his sentencing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
September 24, 2019 - 5:05 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Los Angeles business executive was sentenced Tuesday to four months in prison for paying $250,000 to get his son admitted to the University of Southern California as a fake water polo recruit. Devin Sloane, 53, pleaded guilty in May to a single count of fraud and conspiracy. He is...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2019, file photo, Kansas head coach Bill Self reacts in the first half during a first round men's college basketball game against Northeastern in the NCAA Tournament in Salt Lake City. A person familiar with the situation says the University of Kansas received a notice of allegations from the NCAA on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, that alleges significant violations within its storied men's basketball program. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither the NCAA nor the school had announced the notice, which was first reported by Yahoo Sports. That initial report, citing unnamed sources, said the notice included three Level 1 violations tied primarily to recruiting, lack of institutional control and a responsibility charge leveled against Hall of Fame coach Self. (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger, File)
September 24, 2019 - 3:04 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas wasted little time issuing a forceful response to the NCAA after it received a notice of allegations that leveled serious accusations against its storied men's basketball program and its Hall of Fame coach. Not only did the school deny many of the...
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September 23, 2019 - 4:31 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas received a notice of allegations from the NCAA on Monday that alleges significant violations within its storied men's basketball program, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because...
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