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COLLEGE FOOTBALL '18: 6 players starring for losing teams

Aug. 14, 2018 2:08 AM EDT

Football being, in many ways, the ultimate team game can make it difficult for good players to shine when the players around them are ... not so good. Stars toiling on losing teams rarely get much recognition. They almost never win the big awards or get selected to the All-America teams. Time to give some love to...

Harbaugh doesn't expect Michigan players to be suspended

Aug. 13, 2018 10:06 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he doesn't expect any of his players to be suspended for selling shoes. Harbaugh told reporters Monday night all team issued-shoes of current players have been accounted for by the school. Harbaugh says many former players and some former assistant...

Colorado State football coach Mike Bobo hospitalized

Aug. 13, 2018 6:07 PM EDT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State football coach Mike Bobo has been hospitalized to undergo a medical evaluation after experiencing numbness in his feet. Bobo said in a statement Monday that he's "very encouraged by the test results to this point and hope to have some answers soon." But he gave no...

Former BYU LB Francis Bernard cleared to play for Utah

Aug. 13, 2018 5:05 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Francis Bernard is getting a second chance to continue his football career. The former BYU linebacker was cleared to join Utah and start practicing with the team Monday. The junior will have two seasons of eligibility remaining and is eligible to play with the Utes this season....

The Latest: Ex of fired Ohio St coach talks to investigators

Aug. 13, 2018 4:49 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State's investigation into coach Urban Meyer's handling of domestic abuse allegations against a former assistant (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The ex-wife of fired Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith has talked to university investigators about domestic abuse...

Heisman darkhorses: Can Browning repeat Mayfield's path?

Aug. 13, 2018 4:47 PM EDT

Washington's Jake Browning is hoping to repeat what Baker Mayfield did last year. Mayfield was a Heisman Trophy longshot in the preseason, but ended up winning the award while leading Oklahoma to the College Football Playoff for the second time in three years. Browning was sixth in the Heisman voting two years...

Huskies lead Pac-12 favorites in search of league redemption

Aug. 13, 2018 3:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Petersen spent the past half-decade building a powerhouse at Washington, and his latest group is the strong favorite to win the Pac-12 title while leading the league's quest to regain national respectability. So why was Petersen so disappointed when a preseason media poll simply...

UConn scraps plan to move memorial for club seats

Aug. 13, 2018 3:48 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has postponed plans to put a club for season ticket holders inside its football stadium, because it would have displaced a memorial statue to slain player Jasper Howard. Spokesman Pat McKenna says the school had planned to move the statue from behind the west end zone to another...

Fired Ohio State assistant stopped for suspected DUI in 2013

Aug. 13, 2018 3:16 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith, who was fired last month after a history of domestic violence allegations became public, was arrested for suspected drunken driving in 2013 but pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Documents obtained by The Blade in Toledo showed that Smith...

Police make 2 more arrests in burglary of Scott Frost home

Aug. 13, 2018 2:23 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police have arrested two more people in connection with a burglary at the home of Nebraska football coach Scott Frost. Lincoln police said Monday that a 20-year-old man was taken into custody Saturday and a 16-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday. A 17-year-old girl also was arrested...