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Jeff Sims' 3 TD passes powers Georgia Tech past Duke, 56-33

Nov. 29, 2020 12:29 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After having to endure an unexpected four-week layoff, Jeff Sims played like he was determined to make up for lost time. Sims threw three touchdown passes and ran for 108 yards, setting career highs, and Georgia Tech beat turnover-plagued Duke 56-33 on Saturday night as each team returned...

Duke head coach David Cutcliffe looks over a play card during a timeout against the North Carolina in the second half of an NCAA college football game at Wallace Wade Stadium, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Durham, N.C. (Jim Dedmon/Pool Photo via AP)

Long waits finally end for Duke, Georgia Tech to play a game

Nov. 27, 2020 10:52 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Duke and Georgia Tech never expected to be handed impromptu training camps in the middle of their seasons. Each team is impatient to play a game. Finally, the long wait is over for the Blue Devils and Yellow Jackets after delays of three and four weeks, respectively, due to the coronavirus...

Diego State running back Chance Bell (21) walks off the field as Nevada running back (3) Jamaal Bell and defensive end Sam Hammond celebrate their win in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Lance Iversen)

Nevada goes to 5-0 with 26-21 win over San Diego State

Nov. 21, 2020 8:08 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Carson Strong threw two touchdown passes and Nevada's defense stifled San Diego State in the second half, stopping the Aztecs with a last-minute goal-line stand in a 26-21 victory on Saturday. Darren Hall intercepted Strong at the Wolf Pack 26 with 3:23 remaining. The Aztecs (3-2, 3-2...

Georgia Tech head coach Geoff Collins watches a Boston College point during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Georgia Tech plays long waiting game following postponements

Nov. 17, 2020 3:42 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins is trying to make the most out of having two games postponed by COVID-19. The Yellow Jackets were scheduled to play Pittsburgh at home last week when the Atlantic Coast Conference stepped in and moved the game to Dec. 12 after it was determined that...

FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, Kentucky's Maci Morris (4) guars Princeton's Gabrielle Rush during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament in Raleigh, N.C. The Ivy League became the first Division I conference this year to cancel all winter sports, including men’s and women’s basketball. The decision Thursday, Nov. 12, came 13 days before the scheduled start of the college basketball season. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Ivy League cancels winter sports because of COVID-19

Nov. 12, 2020 8:27 PM EST

The Ivy League became the first Division I conference this year to cancel all winter sports, including men’s and women’s basketball. The decision Thursday came 13 days before the scheduled start of the college basketball season. The league had decided this past summer, when it canceled fall sports,...

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept 19, 2020, file photo, Georgia Tech quarterback Jeff Sims (10) looks to pass against UCF during an NCAA college football game in Atlanta. Pitt's fierce pass rush will be a new test for Sims' ability to remain poised in the pocket on Saturday night. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)

Pitt's top-ranked pass rush to test Georgia Tech rookie Sims

Nov. 12, 2020 12:29 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi says Georgia Tech quarterback Jeff Sims' composure under pressure is impressive for a freshman. Pitt's fierce pass rush will be a new test for Sims' ability to remain poised in the pocket on Saturday night. “I think he’s going to be sharp, and...

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Notre Dame's Daelin Hayes (9) and cornerback Julian Love, right, tackle Ball State running back Caleb Huntley, center, during the first half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. No. 4 Notre Dame heads into Saturday night's, Nov. 7, 2020, showdown against No. 1 Clemson allowing just 10.3 points per game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Big chance arrives for No. 4 Notre Dame with Clemson in town

Nov. 6, 2020 4:23 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Twice before in the last nine seasons, Notre Dame has found itself knocking on college football’s penthouse door, had it opened and then slammed shut in its face. On Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium, the fourth-ranked Fighting Irish get another chance to take their place at the...

Williams scores 2 TDs, Notre Dame stifles Georgia Tech 31-13

Oct. 31, 2020 8:34 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Notre Dame spent the past couple of weeks prepping for the biggest game of the year. Now, it's here. Bring on Clemson! Kyren Williams ran for two touchdowns, Ian Book passed for another and No. 4 Notre Dame turned in a dominant defensive performance, stifling Georgia Tech 31-13 on Saturday....

Notre Dame running back Kyren Williams dives into the end zone for a touchdown against Pitt defensive back Jason Pinnock in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (Matt Freed/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

No. 4 Notre Dame heavily favored against struggling Ga Tech

Oct. 29, 2020 3:05 PM EDT

No. 4 Notre Dame (5-0, 4-0 ACC) at Georgia Tech (2-4, 2-3), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC). Line: Notre Dame by 20 1/2. Series record: Notre Dame leads 28-6-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Fighting Irish can't afford to stumble heading into their Nov. 7 showdown against top-ranked Clemson. For Georgia Tech, this...

Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book (12) passes against Pittsburgh during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Pittsburgh.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

No. 4 Notre Dame looks to avoid slip-up against Georgia Tech

Oct. 29, 2020 10:43 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — With one of the biggest games of the year looming, it's hard not to look ahead. No. 4 Notre Dame can't afford a slip-up. The Fighting Irish (5-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) must get by Georgia Tech — a 20-point underdog — on Saturday before turning their full attention to...