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Ex-Atlanta Falcons player gets prison for molesting girl, 12

Sep. 18, 2019 5:18 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A former Atlanta Falcons player has been sentenced to at least 12 years in prison for molesting a 12-year-old girl. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports 23-year-old Justin Kenyuno Crawford pleaded guilty Tuesday to child molestation and sodomy as part of deal that dropped other...

Winding path firms up for Notre Dame RB Avery Davis

Sep. 18, 2019 4:14 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Avery Davis has become a case study in perseverance, always wanting to help his team yet never in one place long enough to get a chance. Three position changes for Davis in less than two years, without much payoff, even caused Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly to show some empathy. "If I...

Spartans moving on to Big Ten opener after loss

Sep. 17, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio can look back on plenty of miscues from Michigan State's loss last weekend. The big concern now for the Spartans is what happens next. They'll try to avoid a repeat of last year — when an early defeat against Arizona State was only the beginning of their...

Pac-12 This Week: Utah's defense sits atop the league

Sep. 17, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

Utah left end Bradlee Anae may be the next mayor of Sack Lake City. Anae is among four players in the Pac-12 who have collected three sacks this season to lead the league, joining Oregon freshman Mase Funa, Colorado's Mustafa Johnson and Oregon State's Hamilcar Rashed. Anae has 20 career sacks, ranking him third...

Michigan State OL Jarvis expected to miss 6-7 weeks

Sep. 17, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State offensive lineman Kevin Jarvis is expected to miss 6-7 weeks with a leg injury. Coach Mark Dantonio said Jarvis isn't lost for the season, but he has been removed from the depth chart after starting the first three games at left tackle. Senior Tyler Higby is now...

Michigan OG Ben Bredeson headed home to play Wisconsin

Sep. 17, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ben Bredeson had a chance to cash in on his potential this year in the NFL. The All America offensive guard, though, chose to stay at Michigan for his senior season and to take out an insurance policy, providing some financial protection if an injury hurts his stock in the draft....

No. 8 Auburn, Nix taking show on road against Mond & Co.

Sep. 17, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond can relate to the emotions Auburn's Bo Nix must be feeling heading into the Aggies-Tigers showdown this weekend. Mond was once the youthful starter leading his team into big SEC road games. Nix, a freshman, will be the center of attention when he...

Ohio State picking up steam on the way to Big Ten slate

Sep. 17, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 6 Ohio State knows the games are going to get harder eventually, but so far everything has just seemed, well, so easy. They haven't played mistake-free football but avoided any big ones in overwhelming FAU, Cincinnati and Indiana by a combined 138-31. Granted, they were lesser...

All-America Watch: Georgia's JR Reed relies on home lessons

Sep. 17, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — J.R. Reed plays for one of the nation's powerhouse programs, where the competition begins as soon as you step on campus. No problem. Family time prepared him well for what it took to earn a starting job in Georgia's secondary. "That's where I found the love and passion for sports, no...

Struggling South Carolina faces crucial 2-game stretch

Sep. 17, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's players understand the early challenge they have to prevent their season from fully spiraling out of control. There were a lot of grim faces, steady eyes as the Gamecocks seemed more focused at practice this week. "We're desperate right now," Gamecocks cornerback...