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UMaine basketball to have $310,000 payday for 4 road games

Sep. 18, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

ORONO, Maine (AP) — The UMaine basketball team is going to win financially regardless of the outcome of four nonconference games. The 11 games that precede the Black Bears’ America East conference schedule include four games on the road against upper-level opponents...

Syracuse leading WR out against Albany

Sep. 18, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Taj Harris, Syracuse’s leading wide receiver, is out today against Albany with an undisclosed injury. Harris tweeted before Saturday's game, “I'll be back next week” when Syracuse plays Liberty. Harris entered the 2021...

Wyoming marks 20th anniversary of 8 runners killed in crash

Sep. 18, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The returning members of the Wyoming cross country program suffered through a tough year. The 2020 fall season was postponed due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Training for a truncated winter schedule proved to be difficult with all of the contact...

Alcohol banned at beach to discourage Georgia-Florida party

Sep. 18, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Officials are banning alcohol at a Georgia beach for the weekend of the Georgia-Florida football matchup, hoping to discourage big crowds amid a high rate of coronavirus infections. Commissioners in Glynn County voted 6-to-1 to prohibit...

Petrino's late FG lifts Maryland over Illinois 20-17

Sep. 18, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Joseph Petrino kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired to lift Maryland over Illinois 20-17 on Friday night. But the win didn’t come easy for the Terrapins (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) in their conference opener. In a game best...

Late interception return for TD lifts Louisville past UCF

Sep. 18, 2021 02:23 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jaylin Alderman returned an interception off a tipped pass for a 66-yard touchdown with 13 seconds remaining, giving Louisville a thrilling 42-35 victory over UCF on Friday night. The Knights and their high-speed offense appeared primed to win the...

Austin Peay announces it's leaving OVC for ASUN in July 2022

Sep. 17, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Peay is leaving the Ohio Valley Conference for the ASUN Conference effective July 1, becoming the league's 13th full member. The move ratified by Austin Peay's Board of Trustees and announced Friday ends a membership with the OVC that...

Tebow praises QB Richardson's mobility, mechanics, mentality

Sep. 17, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It didn’t take Tim Tebow very long to realize Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson was different. Less than an hour, actually. Tebow worked out with Richardson a few days after the freshman arrived on campus in January 2020. Richardson’s...

Column: A tribute to the trailblazers of college football

Sep. 17, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — When racial protests rocked the nation last summer, the College Football Hall of Fame became a target of the anger. The glass facade that looks out over Centennial Olympic Park was shattered. The gift shop was vandalized. The final toll was a...

LSU, Caesars Sportsbook, enter sponsorship agreement

Sep. 17, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LSU and Caesar's Sportsbook announced Friday that they have entered into a multi-year sponsorship agreement, making Louisiana's flagship state university the first in the Southeastern Conference to enter a financial partnership with a gambling company. ...