College Sports News

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On some practice fields across the country, one of the worst things a football player can be called sounds like something out of a young-adult novel or a television show on The CW. Pity the guy who's labeled an "energy vampire." The reference actually...
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers is apologizing to Penn State for offensive signs and shirts referencing the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal that some Rutgers fans displayed during a weekend football game. Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann apologized in a statement...
DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say a man is in critical condition after falling more than 12 feet from the stands into a field-level suite during the Texas-UCLA college football game. A spokeswoman for John Peter Smith Hospital says the man was in the intensive care unit. No other...
Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's third weekend. ___ The Southeastern Conference's dominant status had taken a hit since Nick Saban wrapped his hands around the national championship trophy in 2013, following Alabama's second straight...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No. 12 UCLA got the ball to start both halves Saturday night after Texas botched the opening coin toss. The Bruins won the coin toss and elected to defer their choice until the second half. Texas then said it wanted to go on defense. The referee then...
NEW YORK (AP) — You think fall weddings are inconvenient for college football fans? Imagine being a coach with a daughter who has her heart set on a Saturday in late September. That was Wagner College coach Walt Hameline's dilemma, when his youngest daughter, Kelly, told him...
NEW YORK (AP) — You think fall weddings are inconvenient for college football fans? Imagine being a coach with a daughter who has her heart set on a Saturday in late September. That was Wagner College coach Walt Hameline's dilemma. His youngest daughter, Kelly, told him last...
Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana — aka Death Valley. LSU coach Les Miles once called it after a big victory the place where opponents' "dreams go to die." The place holds more than 102,000 fans. On Saturday nights in the fall — night games are when Tiger Stadium is most...
These first few weeks of the college football season feature dozens of so-called "guarantee games" with smaller programs collecting big paychecks by hitting the road for games against major-conference teams. For instance, South Carolina State's trip to Clemson last week resulted...