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USC's starting QB competition will carry through weekend

Aug. 21, 2018 11:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California's three-way competition for the starting job at quarterback will go down to the final weekend before the season. Coach Clay Helton said Tuesday night that he won't choose Sam Darnold's successor with the No. 15 Trojans until a day or two after Saturday's mock game. "I...

Ex-football player found not guilty in rape case

Aug. 21, 2018 10:52 PM EDT

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — A former University of South Dakota football player has been found not guilty of attempted rape. The Argus Leader reports Clay County jurors announced the verdict Tuesday evening. Twenty-two-year-old Dale Williamson of Donalsonville, Georgia, had been charged with attempted...

Arizona's Lee cited for DUI over weekend

Aug. 21, 2018 10:39 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona sophomore forward Ira Lee was cited for driving under the influence over the weekend. Lee was cited on Saturday and the incident has been referred to the Arizona dean of students, the school said Tuesday in a release. The 20-year-old Lee faces charges of "super extreme" DUI for...

Wildcats sophomore forward Ira Lee cited for DUI last week

Aug. 21, 2018 8:30 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say Arizona sophomore forward Ira Lee was cited and released for driving under the influence last weekend. Pima County justice court records show Lee is facing misdemeanor charges of failing to yield at an intersection, DUI as a minor and "super extreme" DUI involving a...

Swift looks to fulfill hype as Georgia reloads at tailback

Aug. 21, 2018 8:10 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Zamir White's knee injury takes some of the mystery out of Georgia's attempt to reload at tailback after losing Nick Chubb and Sony Michel to the NFL. D'Andre Swift, already the favorite to take the first snap in No. 3 Georgia's opener against Austin Peay on Sept. 1, now is even more...

Texas Tech RB Da'Leon Ward arrested on theft charge

Aug. 21, 2018 7:59 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech running back Da'Leon Ward has been arrested on a theft charge. Ward was arrested Tuesday on a charge of theft between $2,500 and $30,000. The sophomore remained in the Lubbock County jail as of Tuesday night. There was no attorney listed for Ward in records with the...

Rapper Post Malone's jet blows 2 tires but then lands safely

Aug. 21, 2018 7:10 PM EDT

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A private jet carrying rapper Post Malone blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport on Tuesday but made a safe emergency landing hours later in upstate New York, prompting the rapper to thank fans who prayed for him and diss those who "wished death" on him while he...

Purdue faces rematch with Michigan in Big Ten opener

Aug. 21, 2018 6:58 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue will visit Michigan on Dec. 1 in a rematch of last season's Big Ten championship game. The schedule was announced Tuesday after conference officials announced the league schedule. It's the only time the schools square off during the 2018-19 season. The Boilermakers open...

Hoosiers open Miller's 2nd season against Chicago State

Aug. 21, 2018 6:56 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana will host Chicago State in its Nov. 6 season opener and will play 20 games against Big Ten opponents for the first time in school history this season. The Hoosiers announced their schedule Tuesday after conference officials released the league schedule. Highlights from the...

State lawmaker calls journalists 'dirty, godless, hateful'

Aug. 21, 2018 6:53 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state lawmaker lashed out at the media at a gun-rights rally by calling journalists "dirty, godless, hateful people." The Spokesman-Review reports that Republican Rep. Matt Shea of Spokane Valley made the comments Saturday at what was initially a protest against a gun...