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South Carolina defensive back Jaycee Horn (1) celebrates an interception against Auburn during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Humbled LSU eyeing QB contingency vs surging South Carolina

Oct. 22, 2020 9:36 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron was grateful for an extra week to help the Tigers confront considerable challenges on both sides of the ball. He’ll have to hope that’s enough time for the unranked Tigers (1-2, 1-2 SEC) to turn back South Carolina (2-2, 2-2), which is riding high...

Texas running back Keaontay Ingram (26) scores a touchdown against Oklahoma during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Dallas, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Oklahoma defeated Texas 53-45 in four overtimes.(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

A return to football and relief for Baylor and Texas

Oct. 22, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' Tom Herman and Baylor's Dave Aranda are old friends and college teammates who will meet for the first time Saturday as opposing head coaches. For both, just getting on the field will be somewhat of a relief. And for Herman, all eyes will be on how the Longhorns (2-2, 1-2 Big 12)...

FILE  - In this Aug. 26, 2018, file photo, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh leads his players and fans in singing

Michigan visits Minnesota in virus-delayed Big Ten opener

Oct. 22, 2020 3:38 PM EDT

No. 18 Michigan at No. 21 Minnesota, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET (ABC). Line: Michigan by 3. Series record: Michigan 75-25-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Michigan starts head coach Jim Harbaugh's sixth year with a 47-18 record under the former Wolverines star quarterback, including 32-12 in the Big Ten and 0-5 against...

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich watches the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Colts look to get ground game up and running following bye

Oct. 22, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich makes his run-first preference clear routinely. He calls running plays early and often to set the tone. He uses them late to chew up the clock. And in between, he stays on the ground to keep defenses honest. It doesn't hurt that he also has some...

D-line coach Panagos to miss Rutgers' season with knee issue

Oct. 22, 2020 2:11 PM EDT

Rutgers defensive line coach Jim Panagos will miss the season because he needs knee surgery. Coach Greg Schiano disclosed the news Thursday, two days before the Scarlet Knights open their Big Ten Conference season with a game at Michigan State. Schiano, who is starting his second stint at Rutgers, said Panagos...

Kansas cornerback Kyle Mayberry (8) reacts after breaking up a pass against West Virginia during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (William Wotring/The Dominion-Post via AP)

No. 20 K-State ready for Kansas in annual Sunflower Showdown

Oct. 22, 2020 12:39 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Chris Klieman probably knows a little how Kansas counterpart Les Miles felt this week when Jayhawks running back Pooka Williams, undeniably their biggest offensive playmaker, decided to opt out for the remainder of the year. After all, the Wildcats are playing...

Mel Tucker, Michigan State's new football coach, speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Tucker, Schiano ready for opener between Spartans, Rutgers

Oct. 22, 2020 12:34 PM EDT

Mel Tucker is starting a new challenge at Michigan State. Greg Schiano is resuming an old one at Rutgers. With so much change this past offseason, neither coach necessarily knows what to expect in this weekend's opener. “As I keep telling the team, whether you're ready or not, we're going to kick the ball...

FILE  - In this Oct. 19, 2019, file photo, Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz talks with Purdue head coach Jeff Brohm, right, before an NCAA college football game in Iowa City, Iowa. Purdue offensive coordinator Brian Brohm went through his usual practice routine this week. He met with his older brother, Jeff, about game planning and the initial play-calling script as he prepared for Saturday's long-awaited season opener against Iowa. Less than a week after the Boilermakers fourth-year head coach tested positive for COVID-19 and was forced into isolation for 10 days, it's the other Brohm taking charge this weekend.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, FIle)

Brohm trying to make all right calls against Iowa in opener

Oct. 22, 2020 12:13 PM EDT

Purdue offensive coordinator Brian Brohm went through his usual practice routine this week. He met with his older brother, Jeff, about game planning and the initial play-calling script as he prepared for Saturday's long-awaited season opener against Iowa. On Saturday, things will change. Less than a week after...

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue gestures during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, in Detroit. Tyronn Lue has agreed in principle to become the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. Final terms were still being worked on, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, because no contract had been signed. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

AP Interview: Lue wants to follow Rivers as voice for change

Oct. 22, 2020 11:00 AM EDT

Tyronn Lue is ready to follow in Doc Rivers’ footsteps. That has nothing to do with coaching the Los Angeles Clippers. He wants to be a voice for change. Rivers has been one of Lue’s most trusted mentors for years, and his teaching point in these times has been clear. Rivers isn’t going to...

Syracuse wide receiver Anthony Queeley (14) makes touchdown catch in the second half against Liberty during an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Oct 17, 2020, at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y.  (Dennis Nett/The Post-Standard via AP)

No. 1 Clemson, Syracuse meet heading in opposite directions

Oct. 22, 2020 9:42 AM EDT

If Syracuse is trying to catch up with No. 1 Clemson, Orange coach Dino Babers believes his team has plenty of company. “The entire country is chasing Clemson,” Babers said. “Alabama is chasing Clemson. Everybody is chasing Clemson. I think it’s fortunate for us every year we get an...