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Takeaways: After rush to give Tucker megadeal, MSU slips

Sep. 25, 2022 02:05 AM EDT

Michigan State blew up the market for college football coaches last season by giving Mel Tucker a massive 10-year contract as the Spartans charged out to a 9-1 start in his second campaign. It was a bit puzzling at the time. Tucker's overall record as a head coach was...

Martinez runs for 4 TDs, K-State stuns No. 6 Sooners 41-34

Sep. 25, 2022 01:11 AM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kansas State has done it again. Quarterback Adrian Martinez ran for 148 yards and four touchdowns, and the Wildcats stunned No. 6 Oklahoma 41-34 on Saturday night. Kansas State beat Oklahoma in 2012, 2014, 2019 and 2020, but an upset seemed...

Levis' 4 TDs help No. 8 Kentucky hold off Northern Illinois

Sep. 25, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Otherwise under siege in the pocket, Will Levis got just enough protection to make big throws when No. 8 Kentucky needed them. The quarterback tied a career best with four touchdown passes, including critical scores of 70 and 40 yards to Barion Brown and...

Former Georgia Tech football coach Bill Fulcher dies at 88

Sep. 24, 2022 23:04 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Bill Fulcher, who coached Georgia Tech's football team for two seasons in the 1970s in what remains the shortest tenure in the school's modern era, has died at the age of 88, the school announced Saturday. Fulcher, who also played in the NFL, died Friday at home in...

TCU provides Dykes happy "homecoming," defeats SMU 42-34

Sep. 24, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Max Duggan completed 22 of 29 passes for 278 yards and three touchdowns and Emari Demercado ran for two fourth-quarter touchdowns in TCU’s 42-34 win over SMU on Saturday as coach Sonny Dykes’ Frogs won the Iron Skillet rivalry game against the program that he coached the...

Boise State fires offensive coordinator Tim Plough

Sep. 24, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise State fired offensive coordinator Tim Plough on Saturday and replaced him with former college and NFL head coach Dirk Koetter for the rest of the season. Boise State head coach Andy Avalos announced the change after the Broncos were stunned in a 27-10...

Celtics: Udoka suspended for 'multiple' policy violations

Sep. 23, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The reigning Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics suspended coach Ime Udoka after a months-long investigation by an outside law firm that found multiple violations of team policies but did not point to a larger cultural problem of sexual misconduct, owner Wyc Grousbeck said...

Bowling Green's Loeffler to miss game with 'health matter'

Sep. 23, 2022 14:09 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Bowling Green coach Scot Loeffler will miss Saturday's game at Mississippi State because of “a personal health matter,” the school said Friday. The school gave no details about Loeffler's condition, but did say he was expected to return to the...

Greg Lee, UCLA guard under coach John Wooden, dies at 70

Sep. 23, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Greg Lee, who helped UCLA to consecutive national championships in 1972 and ’73 as a starting guard under coach John Wooden, has died. He was 70. Lee died at a San Diego hospital on Wednesday from an infection related to an immune disorder, the university said...

Celtics suspend coach Ime Udoka for 2022-23 season

Sep. 22, 2022 22:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have suspended Ime Udoka for a full year, banning the coach who led them to the NBA Finals last spring for the entire 2022-23 season over what two people with knowledge of the matter said was an improper relationship with a member of the organization. ...