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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) makes a pass during an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

No. 1 Clemson turns to Uiagalelei with Lawrence sidelined

Oct. 30, 2020 6:03 PM EDT

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney always planned for talented freshman quarterback DJ Uiagalelei to take over for Trevor Lawrence, just not this weekend against Boston College. That's the situation for the Tigers, however, after Lawrence tested positive for COVID-19. He is out against the Eagles (4-2, 3-2 Atlantic...

FILE—Colorado quarterbacks Sam Noyer, front, and Steven Montez in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, in Boulder, Colo. Noyer, who left the university, has returned to Colorado and may be the team's first-string quarterback because of a call from the new coaching staff. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

QB-turned-safety-turned-QB Noyer named Colorado's starter

Oct. 30, 2020 4:08 PM EDT

Converted safety Sam Noyer was named Colorado’s starting quarterback Friday, edging out junior Tyler Lytle. Coach Karl Dorrell, who helped talk Noyer into returning to Boulder and competing for the QB job after he’d entered the graduate transfer portal last December, said it was a “very,...

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2008, file photo, Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash, left, talks with head coach Mike D'Antoni during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Hornets in Phoenix. D'Antoni and Amare Stoudemire are joining Nash's coaching staff, bringing a glimpse of the old Phoenix Suns to Brooklyn. Nash hired his old coach and pick-and-roll partner as assistants Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, filling out his staff for his rookie season as an NBA coach. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Nash hires D'Antoni, Stoudemire for his Nets coaching staff

Oct. 30, 2020 3:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike D'Antoni and Amare Stoudemire are joining Steve Nash's coaching staff, bringing a glimpse of the old Phoenix Suns to Brooklyn. Nash hired his old coach and pick-and-roll partner as assistants Friday, filling out his staff for his rookie season as an NBA coach. D'Antoni won the first of...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) waves to fans after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

No. 1 Clemson dealing with rash of injuries on defense vs BC

Oct. 29, 2020 9:13 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 1 Clemson already faced a challenge because of a rash of injuries. Now, the Tigers will have to play without star quarterback Trevor Lawrence after he tested positive for COVID-19. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said in a statement released by the school Thursday night that Lawrence is...

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says QB Trevor Lawrence tested positive for COVD-19 and won't play against Boston College

Oct. 29, 2020 8:57 PM EDT
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says QB Trevor Lawrence tested positive for COVD-19 and won't play against Boston College.
FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone watches his team against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla. Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone plans to shake things up during the team’s bye week. His strategy come amid a six-game losing streak. Marrone offered no details, but insists he's “fired up” to make sweeping changes, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020.(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

Franchise futility: Jaguars' QB history filled with failure

Oct. 29, 2020 4:01 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Doug Marrone can’t help but chuckle when reminded what he’s had at quarterback during his NFL head coaching career. Gardner Minshew might just be the best of the bunch. Marrone’s QB depth charts read like a who’s who of first-round busts, failed...

FILE- In this Dec. 10, 2019, file photo, Dallas Stars interim head coach Rick Bowness watches play from behind the bench during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Dallas. The Stars, on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, have officially removed the interim tag from Bowness, the coach who led them to the Stanley Cup Final. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter, File)

Interim tag off Bowness month after Stars play in Cup final

Oct. 29, 2020 3:56 PM EDT

There was a point while serving as interim coach of the Dallas Stars when Rick Bowness knew he didn't want someone else to come in and take over the team. And that was even before they went to the Stanley Cup Final. The Stars are still Bowness' team. Dallas officially removed the interim tag Thursday and gave...

Indiana players celebrate after defeating Penn State in overtime of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 36-35 in overtime. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Opening weekend surprises creates different look for Big Ten

Oct. 29, 2020 3:52 PM EDT

The first weekend of Big Ten football was full of surprises. Indiana upset a top-10 foe for the first time in 33 years. Rutgers snapped a 21-game conference skid. Northwestern and Purdue moved to the top of the West Division while Penn State and Michigan State find themselves already facing must-win games to keep...

In this photo provided by Inova Health System, Washington Football Team NFL football head coach Ron Rivera rings the bell at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute in Fairfax, Va., following his final treatment for a form of skin cancer, on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Rivera gets to rest up with the bye week before hosting the New York Giants on Nov. 8. (Inova Health System via AP)

Rivera Strong: Washington in hunt, rallying around its coach

Oct. 29, 2020 3:10 PM EDT

Ron Rivera rang the bell signifying his final treatment for squamous cell carcinoma and walked out of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute to a round of applause. Rivera may be finished with his battle against a form of skin cancer, but he's not done inspiring players in his first season as Washington’s coach....

Syracuse head coach Dino Babers walks off the field after an NCAA college football game against Clemson in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

Syracuse hosts Wake Forest and looks to end 3-game skid

Oct. 29, 2020 3:00 PM EDT

A week after giving top-ranked Clemson fits for nearly three quarters, Syracuse is eager to prove it wasn't a fluke. The unbeaten Tigers led by just six points late in the third quarter last Saturday in Death Valley before pulling away for a 47-21 victory. The Orange (1-5, 1-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) have...