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Portland State scores first 38 points, routs Portland Bible

Dec. 01, 2022 00:09 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bobby Harvey had 18 points and Portland State scored the first 38 points of the game and cruised to a 114-31 victory over short-handed Portland Bible on Wednesday night. Portland Bible, a National Christian College Athletic Association program, entered 0-10...

UAB to hire ex-NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer as head coach

Nov. 30, 2022 18:53 PM EST

UAB has hired former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer as its next head coach on the eve of his high school team’s state championship game. The 50-year-old Dilfer won a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens in 2000 during a 14-year NFL career. He’s making a big leap to the college...

Arizona State hires Idaho State coach Ragle as assistant

Nov. 30, 2022 18:44 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has hired Idaho State head coach Charlie Ragle to serve as assistant head coach and special teams coordinator. The school announced Wednesday that Ragle is leaving the FCS school to join the staff of new Sun Devils coach Kenny Dillingham, who...

Georgia Tech promotes Brent Key from interim to head coach

Nov. 29, 2022 19:44 PM EST

Georgia Tech named interim coach Brent Key to the full-time position on Tuesday after he led the team to a 4-4 finish. Key, 44, was in his fourth season as assistant head coach, run game coordinator and offensive line coach before Geoff Collins was fired on Sept. 26, two days after...

Hugh Freeze asks Auburn fans for 'chance to earn your trust'

Nov. 29, 2022 16:26 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Hugh Freeze's checkered past in the Southeastern Conference means he'll have to win more than just games. He'll also have to win over Auburn fans. Freeze's return to the league more than five years after his scandal-plagued exit was greeted by considerable...

$10M settlement announced in heat death of Georgia student

Nov. 29, 2022 16:13 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The parents of a Georgia high school basketball player who collapsed while practicing outdoors in sweltering heat and later died announced Tuesday that they have agreed to a $10 million settlement with the school district. As part of the settlement, the Clayton...

Arizona State hires Oregon OC Dillingham, 32, as head coach

Nov. 27, 2022 16:44 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kenny Dillingham’s rapid rise through the coaching ranks took him from the Southwest through the South, into Florida and up to Oregon. His successes along the way pushed him to become the youngest head coach at a Power Five program, a 32-year-old tasked with...

Texas State fires coach Jake Spavital after 4 years, 13 wins

Nov. 27, 2022 15:32 PM EST

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Texas State coach Jake Spavital was fired Sunday after four seasons in which the Bobcats won just 13 games. Texas State finished its second consecutive 4-8 season on Saturday with a 41-13 loss at home to Louisiana-Lafayette. The Sun Belt...

Video shows Ducks' player throwing postgame punch after loss

Nov. 27, 2022 15:13 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's athletic administration said Sunday it is gathering information after video surfaced showing Ducks outside linebacker DJ Johnson striking a person in Oregon State gear on the field after Saturday's game at Reser Stadium. Johnson is seen punching the...

AP source: Arizona St on verge of hiring Dillingham as coach

Nov. 27, 2022 09:31 AM EST

Arizona State was finalizing a deal Saturday night to make Oregon offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham the youngest head football coach in a Power Five conference. A person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press that the 32-year-old Phoenix native was on the...