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FILE - Louisville forward Malik Williams (5) smiles as he walks off the court during the second half an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Louisville, Ky.  (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

The Latest: Louisville cancels game after positive test

Dec. 3, 2020 11:47 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Louisville has canceled its men's basketball game Friday against UNC Greensboro and paused team activities indefinitely following a positive COVID-19 test within the program and subsequent quarantining and contract tracing. The...

Boston College wide receiver CJ Lewis (11) makes a touchdown reception against Louisville cornerback Kei'Trel Clark during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Boston College backups help beat Louisville 34-27

Nov. 28, 2020 8:06 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jeff Hafley thinks he spotted a tear in starter-turned-backup quarterback Dennis Grosel's eye after the game. The BC junior, who started in 2019 but lost his job to Phil Jurkovec this year, threw for two touchdowns after the Notre Dame transfer was injured and added a...

Louisville wide receiver Jordan Watkins (80) runs the ball during an NCAA college football game against Virginia Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Charlottesville, Va. (Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress via AP)

Louisville, Boston College make it to field at last (maybe)

Nov. 27, 2020 5:19 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Even making it to Thanksgiving without a single positive COVID-19 test didn’t spare Boston College from the schedule shuffling that has hit college football this season. The Eagles’ game against Louisville has filled four different slots on the schedule. If the teams make it to...

North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren laughs with quarterback Bailey Hockman (16) after the team's 38-22 victory over Florida Stateof an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Raleigh, N.C. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)

Syracuse hosts NC State hoping to break 6-game skid

Nov. 27, 2020 11:32 AM EST

Josh Black never envisioned his redshirt senior year at Syracuse would be like this — only one win and six consecutive losses heading into the final two games of the season. “Losing is obviously something we don’t want to do. It’s just not us," said Black, a defensive end. "Winning is...

Virginia quarterback Brennan Armstrong (5) runs the ball against Abilene Christian during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Charlottesville, Va. (Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress via AP)

Struggling Florida State gets set to host surging Virginia

Nov. 27, 2020 10:57 AM EST

Virginia appears to be hitting a solid stride as the Cavaliers heads into the final stretch of their season. The Cavaliers (4-4, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won three in a row, putting a four-game skid in the rear-view mirror. They head to Florida State to face a team (2-6, 1-6) on a three-game slide....

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2020, file photo, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, center, leads the team on to the field for an NCAA college football game against Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh. Kelly's second-ranked Fighting Irish visit No. 25 North Carolina on Friday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

No. 2 Notre Dame, No. 25 UNC meet in ACC headliner this week

Nov. 26, 2020 4:02 AM EST

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 12: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 2 Notre Dame at No. 25 North Carolina. Brian Kelly's Fighting Irish (8-0, 7-0 ACC) face their toughest remaining hurdle in their march toward the ACC championship game with Friday’s trip to face the Tar Heels (6-2,...

Boston College head coach Jeff Hafley, right, greets Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly following an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

ACC reaches for end zone of season-long schedule shuffle

Nov. 25, 2020 6:27 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — By the time the Atlantic Coast Conference came up with a fourth date for the game between Boston College and Louisville, the teams had one week to prepare. Gone was the bye, and the chance to rest up and heal. Out was the leisurely Thanksgiving meal the coaches could have had with their...

Cunningham has 2 TDs, Louisville shuts out Syracuse 30-0

Nov. 21, 2020 12:02 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Having familiar faces back on defense made a big difference for Louisville. So did protecting the ball after coughing it up early. Malik Cunningham accounted for two touchdowns to offset three first-half turnovers, and Louisville held Syracuse to a season-low 137 yards with three...

Cincinnati running back Jerome Ford celebrates his touchdown during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against East Carolina, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

The Latest: Pac-12 cancels Washington State-Stanford game

Nov. 20, 2020 10:13 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Washington State athletic director Pat Chun says the school has nine football players in COVID-19 protocols and four players had to be put into the protocol Friday morning leading to the cancellation of the Cougars' game at...

Louisville quarterback Malik Cunningham (3) runs the ball during an NCAA college football game  against Virginia Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Charlottesville, Va. (Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress via AP)

Louisville, Syracuse look to finish stretch run on high note

Nov. 19, 2020 12:24 PM EST

Tough as this unusual season has been for Louisville and Syracuse, the final weeks offer both schools a chance to finish strong. The question is which one takes a step toward building it in Friday night’s meeting of one-time winners in Atlantic Coast Conference play. Though Louisville (2-6, 1-6) is assured...