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NFL Draft 2014: Prospects ready to end long wait

NFL Draft 2014: Prospects ready to end long wait

NEW YORK | Jadeveon Clowney just wants it to be over already.

May 07, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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5 Things to Know: College Football Signing Day

5 Things to Know: College Football Signing Day

Officially, national signing day allows high school football players to start signing a letter of intent with the college of their choice.

February 04, 2014 3:41 pm
Florida State wins final BCS title game

Florida State wins final BCS title game

PASADENA, Calif. | Jameis Winston threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the last BCS national championship game on Monday night.

January 06, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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Last BCS title game matches Domination & Destiny

Last BCS title game matches Domination & Destiny

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. | Team Destiny vs. Team Domination.

January 05, 2014 5:30 pm
Notre Dame beats Rutgers 29-16 in Pinstripe Bowl

Notre Dame beats Rutgers 29-16 in Pinstripe Bowl

NEW YORK | This nicely sums up Tommy Rees' Notre Dame career.

December 28, 2013 5:15 pm Photos

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Notre Dame prepares with interim coordinators

Notre Dame prepares with interim coordinators

NEW YORK | The goal for Mike Denbrock and Kerry Cooks as interim coordinators for No. 25 Notre Dame was to make the Fighting Irish players feel as if nothing had changed as they prepared for the Pinstripe Bowl against Rutgers.

December 26, 2013 7:35 pm
NIU's Lynch named to AP All-America team

NIU's Lynch named to AP All-America team

NEW YORK | A tackle-machine linebacker, a tackle-busting running back and one of the most disruptive defensive tackles in the country made return appearances on The Associated Press All-America team.

December 17, 2013 5:00 pm
Mount Carmel's Lynch third in Heisman voting

Mount Carmel's Lynch third in Heisman voting

NEW YORK | Jameis Winston left voters no choice but to give him the Heisman Trophy. And like every other Florida State victory this season, it was a blowout.

December 14, 2013 11:00 pm Photos

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Winston says he knew he would 'be vindicated'

NEW YORK | Jameis Winston smiled and laughed, posing for pictures with the other Heisman Trophy finalists and the big bronze statue that he is expected to take home.

December 13, 2013 6:02 pm
Florida St-Auburn title game to usher out BCS era

Florida St-Auburn title game to usher out BCS era

As college football prepares for the final Bowl Championship Series, featuring a Florida State-Auburn championship game, it's easy to see why the coming four-team playoff won't solve all the postseason problems.

December 08, 2013 9:00 pm
Florida St, Ohio St take top 2 spots in BCS

Florida St, Ohio St take top 2 spots in BCS

Florida State and Ohio State are in position to play for the BCS national championship, though Auburn and Missouri are close enough behind in the BCS standings to put pressure on the Buckeyes.

December 01, 2013 9:00 pm

Alabama and Florida State top 1st BCS standings

Alabama and Florida State hold the top two spots in the first BCS standings of the season. Oregon was a close third behind second-place Florida State.

October 20, 2013 8:07 pm

Alabama No. 1 in AP preseason poll

NEW YORK | Alabama will begin this season the way it ended the last two – No. 1.

August 17, 2013 5:00 pm
Out of control offense leaving teams defenseless

Out of control offense leaving teams defenseless

Offense is out of control.

August 10, 2013 6:00 pm

NCAA to stop putting name, logo on video game

NEW YORK | Hang on to NCAA Football 2014. It will be a collector's edition.

July 17, 2013 6:22 pm
Big Ten and Lions team up for new Detroit 'bowl' game

Big Ten and Lions team up for new Detroit 'bowl' game

The Big Ten and the Detroit Lions have announced a six-year agreement to play a bowl game at Ford Field, and a person familiar with the situation says the Atlantic Coast Conference will provide the opponent.

July 17, 2013 4:30 pm

AP source: Big Ten coming to Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK | The Pinstripe Bowl and Big Ten will announce at Yankee Stadium on Monday a multiyear agreement between the conference and the 3-year-old postseason game, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Big Ten will replace the Big 12 in the Pinstripe Bowl, starting in 2014.

June 02, 2013 4:15 pm
What will Notre Dame do without QB Everett Golson?

What will Notre Dame do without QB Everett Golson?

Notre Dame will have a new starting quarterback in 2013 — just as it did in 2012, when the Fighting Irish went undefeated in the regular season and played in the BCS championship game.

May 29, 2013 6:15 pm

Big East football keeps $100m in split

NEW YORK | Big East football schools will get almost all of a $110 million pot in a deal that will allow seven departing basketball schools to keep the name Big East and start playing in their own conference next season, a person familiar with the negotiations says.

March 05, 2013 7:00 pm
Te'o provides answers, but more may be asked

Te'o provides answers, but more may be asked

NEW YORK | Manti Te'o tried to put one of the strangest sports stories in memory behind him, insisting he was the target of an elaborate online hoax in which he fell for a fake woman created by pranksters, then admitting his own lies made the bizarre ordeal worse.

January 19, 2013 9:30 pm
Saban, Kelly lead Bama and ND out of darkness

Saban, Kelly lead Bama and ND out of darkness

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | There were some dark days at Notre Dame and Alabama, dark years really, during which two of college football's proudest programs flailed and foundered.

January 03, 2013 4:51 pm
Notre Dame-Alabama could blow up TV ratings Monday night

Notre Dame-Alabama could blow up TV ratings Monday night

MIAMI | At a time when college football was generally considered the domain of eastern blue bloods, Notre Dame and Alabama were upstart teams that gave blue collar fans a chance to tweak the elite.

January 02, 2013 7:15 pm
Notre Dame's Kelly wins AP coach of the year

Notre Dame's Kelly wins AP coach of the year

SOUTH BEND | After two seasons as Notre Dame coach, Brian Kelly decided he wasn't spending enough time doing the best part of his job: coaching players.

December 19, 2012 6:55 pm

Big East non-football schools consider departing

NEW YORK | The seven Big East schools that don't play FBS football are considering making a break from the drastically reshaped conference — and how best to go about doing it.

December 13, 2012 10:00 pm
No. 2 Alabama places 4 on AP All-America team

No. 2 Alabama places 4 on AP All-America team

NEW YORK | Alabama is No. 1 when it comes to All-Americans.

December 11, 2012 7:45 pm Photos

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Notre Dame vs. Alabama: Star power, power football

Notre Dame vs. Alabama: Star power, power football

NEW YORK | On one side, a blossoming dynasty from the college football capital of the Deep South. On the other, the sport's most famous team, trying to reclaim its place among the elite.

December 02, 2012 8:11 pm

Irish trying to turn USC rivalry their way

The Notre Dame-USC rivalry has been defined by dominance over the last four decades. Two of college football's most celebrated teams have alternated long runs of success in the series that have coincided with the ups and downs of the programs.

November 21, 2012 3:15 pm
Rutgers joins the Big Ten, leaving Big East behind

Rutgers joins the Big Ten, leaving Big East behind

PISCATAWAY, N.J. | As the Big East was being picked apart, Rutgers was looking for a way out and a new place to show off a football program that has been resurrected in the past decade.

November 20, 2012 6:00 pm
SEC gives up control of national title race

SEC gives up control of national title race

That Alabama lost really wasn't shocking. Surprising, sure, but not shocking. The Crimson Tide is tremendously talented, exceedingly well coached, but as LSU showed last week, vulnerable.

November 11, 2012 6:29 pm
Bama, Oregon, K-State, ND rise to top of AP poll

Bama, Oregon, K-State, ND rise to top of AP poll

Call them the fantastic four. Or maybe the final four in the race for No. 1.

October 28, 2012 3:35 pm
Alabama runs No. 1 streak to school-best 8 weeks

Alabama runs No. 1 streak to school-best 8 weeks

Even better than the Bear.

October 21, 2012 6:15 pm
No. 7 Notre Dame stops No. 17 Stanford in OT

No. 7 Notre Dame stops No. 17 Stanford in OT

SOUTH BEND | TJ Jones made a reaching 7-yard touchdown catch in overtime and No. 7 Notre Dame stopped Stanford inches from the goal line to beat the 17th-ranked Cardinal 20-13 Saturday.

October 13, 2012 6:43 pm

Arkansas plunges in AP Top25; K-State surges

Arkansas took the plunge. The Razorbacks went from eighth to out of the rankings after a 34-31 overtime loss to Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night in Little Rock.

September 09, 2012 4:54 pm
USC brushes off sanctions to be No. 1 in AP Top 25

USC brushes off sanctions to be No. 1 in AP Top 25

NEW YORK | Southern California is No. 1 in the AP Top 25, tossing off the weight of NCAA sanctions and returning to a familiar place in the rankings — with a boost from LSU's problems.

August 18, 2012 2:07 pm

Playoff dollars could spark calls to pay players

NEW YORK | The new playoff system means big money for major college football, as much as a half-billion dollars per year just in television rights alone.

June 27, 2012 6:41 pm
Presidents approve four-team playoff

Presidents approve four-team playoff

WASHINGTON | College football will finally have a playoff. Come 2014, the BCS is dead.

June 26, 2012 7:00 pm

Next step on path to playoff: Presidents chime in

NEW YORK | The only things standing in the way of a major college football playoff are 12 university presidents.

June 25, 2012 10:00 pm
BCS changes: Why now? Who wins and who loses?

BCS changes: Why now? Who wins and who loses?

CHICAGO | College football is headed toward a new era, with a four-team playoff deciding the champion starting in 2014. As the conference commissioners have said over and over during the six months it has taken for them to come up with a playoff plan to present to university presidents for a…

June 21, 2012 3:53 pm
Road to BCS changes filled with bumps

Road to BCS changes filled with bumps

The guys in charge of changing the BCS are headed back to Chicago, hoping to make more progress at a meeting today than they did the last time they were there.

June 19, 2012 6:00 pm
Former PSU star Lydell Mitchell: 'We won't let Joe's legacy die'

Former PSU star Lydell Mitchell: 'We won't let Joe's legacy die'

Former Penn State star Lydell Mitchell visited Joe Paterno about a week and a half ago, hoping to get just a moment with his ailing coach.

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RG3 wins first Heisman Trophy for Baylor

RG3 wins first Heisman Trophy for Baylor

NEW YORK | Robert Griffin III beat out preseason favorite Andrew Luck for the Heisman Trophy, dazzling voters with his ability to throw, run and lead Big 12 doormat Baylor into the national rankings.

December 10, 2011 10:00 pm

Delany OK with no automatic bids, as long as Big Ten has Rose Bowl

NEW YORK | If college football leaders want to eliminate automatic bids to the Bowl Championship Series, Jim Delany won't stand in the way.

December 08, 2011 2:00 pm
Clemson, KSU tumble; top 5 stay same in AP ranking

Clemson, KSU tumble; top 5 stay same in AP ranking

NEW YORK | Clemson and Kansas State tumbled in The Associated Press college football poll after losing for the first time this season, and the top five teams in the rankings held their ground heading into the showdown between No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama.

October 30, 2011 10:00 pm
Stanford moves up BCS standings after big win

Stanford moves up BCS standings after big win

Stanford's first win of the season against a ranked team helped Andrew Luck and the Cardinal move up in the BCS standings.

October 30, 2011 10:00 pm
SEC, Big 12 take top spots in 1st BCS standings

SEC, Big 12 take top spots in 1st BCS standings

LSU, Alabama, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State hold the top four spots in the first BCS standings, setting up two potentially huge conference games that could determine which teams play for the national title.

October 16, 2011 10:00 pm

AP source: Big East to invite Boise St, 3 others

NEW YORK | The Big East plans to invite Boise State, Air Force and Navy as football-only members, and Central Florida to compete in all sports, after it doubles the exit fee for current members to $10 million.

October 14, 2011 6:25 pm

Alabama moves to No. 2 behind LSU in AP poll

LSU and Alabama are the top two teams in the country one month before their game in Tuscaloosa.

October 02, 2011 10:00 pm
State of college football: Strong yet sullied

State of college football: Strong yet sullied

This is the state of college football in 2011:

August 13, 2011 4:40 pm

Fan apathy could be greatest threat to BCS

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. | Playoff-pushing lawmakers and political action committees are far from the biggest problems facing the Bowl Championship Series these days.

January 08, 2011 10:00 pm
Newton wins Heisman in landslide

Newton wins Heisman in landslide

NEW YORK | Cam Newton won the Heisman Trophy - as if there was any doubt.

December 11, 2010 10:00 pm
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