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STAT WATCH: Spartans' Kenneth Walker top rusher in nation

Sep. 20, 2021 03:43 AM EDT

The move to Michigan State has been a career booster for Kenneth Walker III, who leads the nation in rushing through his first three games with the Spartans. Walker has had his two highest rushing totals as a collegian since transferring from Wake Forest in January. He's...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: No. 1 rarely slips after ranked win

Sep. 20, 2021 03:36 AM EDT

The teams that started the season ranked in the top four all won Saturday, none in particularly impressive fashion. The result Sunday was Oklahoma, Clemson and Ohio State all dropped in The Associated Press college football poll for the second time this season. The...

Plane tips backward during unloading in Idaho

Sep. 19, 2021 15:35 PM EDT

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A United Airlines plane tipped backward while being unloaded in Idaho, with passengers including part of the University of Southern California football team still on board. United representatives said in a statement that the plane tipped — so...

Clifford's growing comfort fueling No. 6 Penn State's rise

Sep. 19, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford had plenty of time to bask in the Beaver Stadium atmosphere from the sideline on Saturday. No. 6 Penn State’s quarterback also could have slipped a few appreciative glances at the sprawling sea of white-clad fans from the pocket...

Suspended Wisconsin RB Antwan Roberts enters transfer portal

Sep. 19, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin running back Antwan Roberts has entered the transfer portal less than three weeks after getting suspended from the team. Roberts, a freshman, hadn’t played in either of the 18th-ranked Badgers’ first two games. Wisconsin coach Paul...

No. 8 Bearcats take big step, next one looms at Notre Dame

Sep. 19, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — No. 8 Cincinnati took one small step toward playoff contention on Saturday. In two weeks, the Bearcats could have another breakthrough moment at No. 12 Notre Dame as they aim to break up the Power Five's monopoly on College Football Playoff...

AP Top 25: Clemson, Ohio State slip; Penn State jumps to 6th

Sep. 19, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

Clemson and Ohio State slipped to the back of the top 10 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday and Penn State jumped four spots to No. 6 after another weekend in which lots of ranked teams had issues. Even No. 1 Alabama. The...

AP POLL ALERT: Clemson, Ohio State slip after weekend when lots of ranked teams have issues; Penn State jumps to No. 6

Sep. 19, 2021 14:13 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — AP POLL ALERT: Clemson, Ohio State slip after weekend when lots of ranked teams have issues; Penn State jumps to No. 6.

Two men fatally shot at North Carolina Central University

Sep. 19, 2021 12:09 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Two men were shot and killed on the North Carolina Central University campus while a college football game was being played nearby. Durham police said the shooting happened Saturday night in the surface parking lot next to the Latham Parking Deck....

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Not-so-super superpowers show cracks

Sep. 19, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

Alabama looked beatable for the first time. Ohio State's defense still looks discombobulated, Clemson's offense still looks limp and Oklahoma still looks far from elite. Maybe college football's season of the super teams won't be such a foregone...