Major college football was determine its national champion on the field for the first time this year, and the man in charge of the new system is scheduled to talk about it in North Carolina.

Bret Bielema isn't sure if last year's Arkansas team could have bounced back emotionally from a disheartening overtime loss to Texas A&M.

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The Purdue Boilermakers are searching for answers and trying to find solutions for their struggling offense.

The Illinois baseball team will make a preseason trip this November to the Dominican Republic.

About 1,000 University of Michigan students have marched to the home of school President Mark Schlissel to protest against the performance of athletic director Dave Brandon and football coach Brady Hoke.

Tennessee wide receiver Josh Smith will miss a second straight game Saturday against Florida due to a high ankle sprain.

A staff member with Cincinnati's football program was fired Tuesday, four days after the school learned that he had been arrested on a misdemeanor sexual abuse charge in northern Kentucky.

It didn't take long for New England Patriot quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo's (gah-RAH'-puh-lohz) alma mater to take advantage of the buzz around the quarterback's first NFL appearance.

Something is very familiar for No. 25 TCU, even with all those changes on offense.

Half of San Diego State's touted freshman class is expected to be sitting on the bench when the basketball season opens Nov. 14.

The sideline is often the worst place to watch a football game. Even for the head coach standing front and center, getting a good look at what is happening on the field can be difficult.

Florida coach Will Muschamp calls every game a must-win. Following a lopsided loss at Alabama, it's really starting to look and feel that way for Muschamp and the Gators.

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson doesn't think his team is too excited about its successful start.

Maryland coach Randy Edsall has provided the lead gift for a statue being built to honor former Connecticut cornerback Jasper Howard.

Bret Bielema isn't sure if last year's Arkansas team could have bounced back emotionally from a disheartening overtime loss to Texas A&M.

Ninth-ranked Notre Dame is about to face its stiffest challenge this season.

The offense has struggled enough through the first four games this season that even Stanford's stoic coach vented in public.

The Purdue Boilermakers are searching for answers and trying to find solutions for their struggling offense.

James Franklin knows a bye week can make a depth chart better even if it can't make better depth.

After winning the most lopsided game in U.S. women's basketball history at the world championship, the players posed for photo after photo with the Angola players.

No Maryland quarterback has started every game in a season since 2006, a streak that will continue if injured C.J. Brown can't go Saturday against No. 20 Ohio State.

Arkansas State officials say the Red Wolves men's and women's basketball doubleheader against Texas State will be broadcast by ESPN3.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock says the men's and women's basketball doubleheader at Texas-Arlington will be shown by ESPN3.

Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis says the Hawkeyes are switching to a two-quarterback system.

Pushed around. Knocked around. Awful. Exposed. Coach Tommy Tuberville didn't try to minimize the Bearcats' defensive ineptitude in their biggest game of the season.

Things got ugly for the Oregon Ducks very quickly the last time they played Arizona.

One of the prevailing notions heading into the season was that the Big Ten East Division could end up being a lot better than the West.

If Javorius Allen was surprised to receive criticism from his head coach after his third 100-yard rushing game of the young season, Southern California's top running back didn't show it.

Lane Kiffin has opened up the once-vanilla Alabama offense and the first-year offensive coordinator has the Crimson Tide piling up passing yards and points.

The Southeastern Conference and the Big 12 have announced a women's basketball challenge involving four schools during the next two years.

Pity the poor maintenance people at Creston Norwayne, Lucas and Athens.

Michigan announced changes to its injury protocol Tuesday, admitting it made a mistake in handling quarterback Shane Morris following a suspected concussion because of a "serious lack of communication" and "confusion" among the coaching staff.

Mississippi sophomore Anthony Alford has left the football program to pursue a professional baseball career with the Toronto Blue Jays.

The numbers seem incongruous.

Quan Bray might only touch the ball two or three times a game, but he has become a playmaker for No. 5 Auburn.

Michigan State is off to a historic start on offense and welcomes another high-scoring team to begin Big Ten play against Nebraska at 8 p.m. Saturday at Spartan Stadium.

Help is on the way for Hutson Mason and Georgia's struggling passing game.

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury has been here before.

Steve Spurrier believes South Carolina can still win the Southeastern Conference, so he wants his Gamecocks to quickly regroup from their stunning loss to Missouri last week.

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