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Western Kentucky hosts Louisville in Nashville for home game

Sep. 13, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will do anything for the chance to play their neighboring Power Five teams, even if it means going across state lines. The Hilltoppers will be playing Louisville at Nissan Stadium, home to the NFL's Tennessee Titans, on Saturday as their "home" game...

Bobby Petrino apologizes to Arkansas fans over 2012 firing

Sep. 9, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former coach Bobby Petrino apologized Monday to fans in Arkansas seven years after he was fired for misleading officials about his extramarital affair with an athletic department employee that was exposed after a motorcycle crash. Petrino returned to Arkansas, where he coached the...

Louisville gets first win for Satterfield, beats EKU 42-0

Sep. 8, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — As the clock wound down on Saturday's game — and Louisville's 10-game losing streak — the Cardinals finally allowed themselves to celebrate. They turned to the fans and raised their arms in exaltation. Scott Satterfield even threw up an "L'' to the crowd as he ran into...

No. 9 Notre Dame moves on from CFP loss against Louisville

Sep. 1, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A discouraging end to an otherwise great 2018 season made for a long offseason for Notre Dame. The No. 9 Fighting Irish will try to start another national championship run Monday night against rebuilding Louisville. Last year's quest ended with a 30-3 blowout loss against eventual...

Florida's Greenard to "face my fears" in return to Orlando

Aug. 22, 2019 2:37 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida pass-rusher Jon Greenard twists his wrist and reveals a 3-inch scar on the back on his hand. It's a constant reminder of his last trip to Orlando. Greenard's 2018 season ended after nine plays inside Camping World Stadium, cut short on Louisville's opening defensive series...

Pick Six: Shenault Jr., Bowman among best on bowl-less teams

Aug. 19, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

Not every college football team makes it to a bowl, though 39 postseason games in the Bowl Subdivision can make it seem that way. That leaves more than 50 teams whose seasons will end before December. Among those unfortunate squads there are still some terrific players who will go largely unnoticed as their teams...

ACC preview: It's 4-time champion Clemson and everyone else

Aug. 13, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Reigning national champion Clemson has taken any drama out of the Atlantic Coast Conference race. At least on paper. Dabo Swinney's program has risen to the top of college football, not just the ACC, during a multi-year tear. The Tigers enter the 2019 season with four straight ACC...

Scott Satterfield faces massive rebuild at Louisville

Aug. 13, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — New Louisville coach Scott Satterfield's first step toward rebuilding the Cardinals' football program was shoring up morale. Lack of confidence was evident in the Cardinals' 2-10 season that led to his hiring last Dec. 4 . The disconnect between players and coaches seemed to widen...