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Grateful Jennings starting to regain 2016 form for Tennessee

Oct. 16, 2018 9:34 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings has bounced back from a tumultuous year and is starting to regain the form he showed two seasons ago, when his uncanny knack for producing big plays helped the Volunteers earn a top-10 ranking. After getting dismissed from Tennessee's team last...

Ex-West Virginia player faces child sex charge in Georgia

Oct. 15, 2018 10:04 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Police say a former West Virginia football player has been charged in Georgia with aggravated child molestation. Authorities say Justin Crawford was arrested after a 12-year-old girl told her mother Crawford had sex with her Saturday in his Columbus home. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer...

Final goodbye to college football coaching great Gagliardi

Oct. 15, 2018 8:02 PM EDT

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners have turned out to say goodbye to John Gagliardi, college football's winningest coach. About 1,500 people filled St. John's Abbey Church in Collegeville, Minnesota, on Monday for Gagliardi's funeral. He died Oct. 7 at the age of 91. The St. Cloud Times...

No. 23 Wisconsin still has hope in Big Ten despite struggles

Oct. 15, 2018 7:56 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Their playoffs hopes are all but gone. The defense is banged up. The offense struggled in a blowout loss to Michigan. At least one big goal is still in play for No. 23 Wisconsin: the Badgers still control their destiny to win the Big Ten West and get to the conference title game. The...

No. 6 Michigan up against history at No. 24 Michigan State

Oct. 15, 2018 6:53 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 6 Michigan is in great shape if the past truly does not matter when it plays No. 24 Michigan State this weekend. Shea Patterson has become an effective, dual-threat quarterback and he showed it in a 38-13-win over No. 15 Wisconsin . The defense ranks first in the nation against...

Hall of Famer Bob Robertson retires from calling WSU sports

Oct. 15, 2018 6:12 PM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Robertson is stepping away from the microphone. Robertson issued a statement through Washington State on Monday announcing his retirement, effective immediately. He served as the lead broadcaster for Washington State football from 1964-2011 — except...

LSU prepares for physical challenge vs Mississippi State

Oct. 15, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU's defense is getting mentally prepared for the physical challenges ahead of it. Yes, the fifth-ranked Tigers were able to celebrate shutting down then-No. 2 Georgia. But now LSU will be tested by in its next two games by teams with quarterbacks who have dominated opponents with...

Hoosiers issue challenge to rebound after 2 straight losses

Oct. 15, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

Wes Martin and Jacob Robinson beat Indiana coach Tom Allen to the speech Monday. After contemplating a second straight loss for roughly 36 hours, the two seniors wanted to make this weekend's challenge perfectly clear to their teammates. So Allen quickly stepped aside, let Martin and Robinson take center stage...

Petersen wishes for do-over after Washington falters late

Oct. 15, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Petersen quietly delivered a message during his weekly media briefing that not everything is going wrong for Washington even as he prepared to field questions about what happened in the Huskies' loss to rival Oregon. The coach wore a black T-shirt Monday with the phrase "Stay Positive"...

Wary Frost looking for signs Huskers getting used to losing

Oct. 15, 2018 4:39 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — In the 24 hours after Nebraska's excruciating loss to Northwestern, and with no wins through six games, first-year coach Scott Frost started to wonder if his team would fall into the trap of accepting losing. He said he saw encouraging signs at Monday's practice. "Not only was it our...