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NFL, NCAA football fuel Fox TV's win of the prime-time week

Dec. 10, 2019 6:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fueled by both college and pro football, Fox won a rare title as champ of the broadcast week among networks. Fox's Thursday night NFL airing of the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears was the week's top show of any kind with 18.23 million viewers, and its broadcast of the Big 10 title game...

1 arrested, 1 sought in holiday gunfire that wounded 12

Dec. 10, 2019 6:15 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One suspect was in custody Tuesday and another was being sought in connection with a Thanksgiving weekend gunfight that injured 12 people at the edge of New Orleans' famous French Quarter. Both suspects were traced to St. Mary Parish in south-central Louisiana, where the arrest was made...

Mountain West announces Nevada suspensions after altercation

Dec. 10, 2019 6:02 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Mountain West Conference has suspended four Nevada football players for their roles in a postgame altercation against UNLV on Nov. 30. The four were suspended for violating the league's sportsmanship rules, the conference announced Tuesday. Defensive back Austin Arnold...

Colorado receiver K.D. Nixon declares for NFL draft

Dec. 10, 2019 5:27 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado junior receiver K.D. Nixon will forego his final season of eligibility to enter the NFL draft. Nixon, who a nnounced his decision Tuesday, becomes the second Buffaloes receiver to leave early for the draft after Laviska Shenault Jr. announced his decision last week. This...

St. Cloud State to end football, golf programs in 2020

Dec. 10, 2019 4:58 PM EST

ST. CLOUD, Minn., (AP) — St. Cloud State University in Minnesota plans to end its football and golf programs to comply with a Title IX court order and manage its budget shortages. The moves were announced Tuesday and will start next fall. They will affect about 115 student athletes, seven coaches and two...

New Mexico to pay $825K buyout to football coach Bob Davie

Dec. 10, 2019 4:52 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will pay former football coach Bob Davie an $825,000 buyout over the next 30 months. School officials said Davie agreed to step down at the end of this season, but the former Notre Dame coach won’t say whether the decision was mutual. Davie had two years left on...

Auburn hires ex-Arkansas coach Chad Morris to run offense

Dec. 10, 2019 4:49 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Arkansas coach Chad Morris is staying in the Southeastern Conference Western Division as Auburn's offensive coordinator. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn announced the hiring on Tuesday a month after Arkansas fired his longtime friend. Morris failed to win an SEC game in nearly two full...

Young, McFadden, White head to Hall of Fame without Heismans

Dec. 10, 2019 4:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Vince Young put up dizzying dual-threat numbers at Texas before it was common in college football. Arkansas' Darren McFadden was one of the first great running backs to get swept aside as college football became dominated by the wave of dual-threat quarterbacks who followed Young. Lorenzo...

LSU QB Joe Burrow headlines coaches All-SEC team

Dec. 10, 2019 2:33 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — LSU quarterback Joey Burrow headlines a coaches All-Southeastern Conference team where the Tigers' offense is well represented. The first-team released Tuesday also included LSU tailback Clyde Edwards-Helaire, wide receiver JaMarr Chase and center Lloyd Cushenberry. LSU and Alabama...

Georgia hires ex-Ole Miss coach Matt Luke as OL assistant

Dec. 10, 2019 2:26 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia hired former Mississippi coach Matt Luke on Tuesday to oversee its offensive line, less than two weeks after he was fired by the Rebels. Luke will also serve as offensive line coach and associate head coach on Kirby Smart's staff, filling the void left by the departure of Sam Pittman...