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Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson (3) looks for a receiver against Florida during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

South Carolina, Kentucky meet looking to end losing streaks

Dec. 3, 2020 9:22 AM EST

South Carolina and Kentucky each aim to end disappointing regular seasons with a rare victory. The winner might even have a chance to continue playing football in December. While the possibility of postseason play initially appears farfetched given both teams’ losing records, the Southeastern...

Florida head coach Dan Mullen waves to fans as he leaves the field after defeating Kentucky in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Mullen, No. 6 Florida can clinch SEC East title at Tennessee

Dec. 3, 2020 9:09 AM EST

In his third season at Florida coach Dan Mullen has the Gators a win away from the Southeastern Conference championship game for the first time since 2016. Sixth-ranked Florida can clinch the East by beating Tennessee on Saturday, something they've done 14 of the last 15 games in this series. “This is...

Alabama coach Nick Saban gestures during the team's NCAA college football game against Kentucky on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

No. 1 Alabama looks to avenge last year's loss against LSU

Dec. 3, 2020 4:01 AM EST

Here are things to watch in Week 11 in the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 1 Alabama at LSU. This prime time CBS game hardly has the luster of past matchups, especially last season's 1 versus 2 showdown. The Crimson Tide (8-0 SEC, overall) hasn't missed a beat this season and tops the playoff...

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) and wide receiver John Metchie III (8) celebrate Smith's touchdown against Auburn during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

College Football Picks: Alabama-LSU has decided lack of buzz

Dec. 2, 2020 9:12 PM EST

Alabama-LSU has in 13 months gone from Game of the Century to not even as interesting as Liberty at Coastal Carolina. The top-ranked Crimson Tide visit the defending national champion Tigers on Saturday for a game that is likely to be a name-the-score blowout for Alabama, which is favored by more than four...

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, left, greets Penn State head coach James Franklin after an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Penn State won 27-17. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Maryland-Michigan canceled; Wolverines' AD sounds off

Dec. 2, 2020 9:04 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel strongly rebuked any notion that the Wolverines would try to avoid facing rival Ohio State in the regular-season finale, calling the notion “ridiculous” and infuriating in a scathing statement Wednesday. Manuel spoke hours after...

A prerecorded message from Alabama coach Nick Saban is shown on the big screen at Bryant-Denny Stadium before the Iron Bowl NCAA college football game between Alabama and Auburn on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

SEC nearing finish line in fragile, virus-disrupted season

Dec. 2, 2020 2:44 PM EST

South Carolina interim coach Mike Bobo wasn’t sure what would happen when the Southeastern Conference kicked off its 10-game, all-league football season amid the coronavirus pandemic But he couldn't have envisioned all that has unfolded, including but the end is in sight. South Carolina and Kentucky look...

Old Dominion forward Kalu Ezikpe, top, and Maryland forward Galin Smith battle for the opening tip-off in an empty arena during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in College Park, Md., Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

The Latest: Michigan pauses football, cancels Maryland game

Dec. 2, 2020 2:28 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Michigan’s football game this weekend against Maryland has been canceled, and the Wolverines are pausing practice until Monday. Michigan says the decision to pause in-person football activities was made in consultation...

Tennessee dismisses LB Kivon Bennett hours after arrest

Dec. 1, 2020 7:50 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee dismissed outside linebacker Kivon Bennett from the football team on Tuesday, hours after he was arrested during a traffic stop. “There is a standard our student-athletes are expected to uphold at Tennessee, and today’s incident fell well short of that...

Arkansas RB Rakeem Boyd opts out to prepare for NFL draft

Dec. 1, 2020 7:50 PM EST

Arkansas running back Rakeem Boyd has opted out of the rest of this season to focus on preparing for the NFL draft. Boyd made the announcement on Twitter on Tuesday. Boyd, a senior, rushed for 2,176 yards and 13 touchdowns and caught 52 passes for 358 yards in his career for the Razorbacks. Last season was his...

Auburn lineman Alec Jackson has hand surgery, out vs Aggies

Dec. 1, 2020 5:18 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn left tackle Alec Jackson had surgery on his right hand and will miss the game with No. 5 Texas A&M. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn says Jackson had surgery on Monday. He didn't give a timetable for a possible return. Austin Troxell replaced Jackson in the starting lineup against...