Quarterback Garrett Safron’s two third-quarter interceptions were seen by many as the turning point in Sacramento State’s 44-24 loss at Idaho State on Saturday in the schools’ Big Sky Conference opener.

A day after No. 8 UCLA's pummeling of Arizona State, Ishmael Adams couldn't help himself.

LOS ANGELES-UCLA continues to come up just short in getting to the quarterback, finishing with one sack against Arizona State.

LOS ANGELES - UCLA's Jordan Payton has always been a receiver.

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.

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

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.

UCLA is increasing by nearly a quarter the number of student seats in the lower bowl of Pauley Pavilion for men's basketball games this season.

Syd Quan Thompson keeps his cellphone handy, just in case. He’s a cornerback for hire. But the former Grant High School and Cal star awaits a call that may not materialize, a victim of a tendon operation that is often the kiss of death for athletes who rely on backpedaling, quick stops and starts. Thompson pointed to his right foot and sighed. A sock conceals the scar from reconstructive surgery in 2011, when a ruptured Achilles’ derailed his NFL dreams.

Kentucky has suspended four freshmen for Saturday night's SEC game against South Carolina for their involvement with air pistol shots being fired near a residence hall on campus. No one was injured Sunday night, but police issued an alert advising people to stay indoors on the Lexington campus as they investigated.

Sacramento State’s bid for its first 4-1 start this century fell short as the Hornets were defeated by the Idaho State Bengals 44-24 Saturday at Holt Arena in Pocatello.

Cody Fajardo's second rushing touchdown, a 2-yard run to start the fourth quarter, lifted Nevada to a 21-10 over San Jose State in the Mountain West opener for both schools Saturday night.

When Su'a Cravens intercepted Sean Mannion's pass and returned it 31 yards untouched for the game's first score, he perked up everybody on the Southern California sideline.

Atiba Harris scored in the 94th and final minute Saturday night to give the Earthquakes a 1-1 Major League Soccer tie with the Colorado Rapids in Commerce City, Colo. Matias Perez Garcia won control of a free kick from beyond midfield and sent the ball to Harris, who sent a laser into the left corner of the net.

Jared Goff and California found themselves on the right side of a wild, high-scoring game for a change.

David Shaw provided a scathing assessment of Stanford's offense. Fortunately for the coach and the Cardinal, the public criticism came after a win.

For one half, UC Davis was able to do something no team in the country has done to No. 2 Eastern Washington: It kept its offense in check.

College, Community College and High School sports results from around the region.

Donnel Pumphrey had 22 carries for 167 yards and four touchdowns and San Diego State defeated UNLV 34-17 in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night.

Teen sensation Stefan Kozlov and former USC star Daniel Nguyen were awarded wild cards into the $100,000 Sacramento Pro Circuit Challenger, the United States Tennis Association announced Friday.

College, community college and high school sports results from around the region and nation.

Eastern Washington, which plays at UC Davis tonight, hasn’t become one of the nation’s best Football Championship Subdivision teams because of the attractive amenities in Cheney, Wash.

LOS ANGELES-UCLA's football opponents should brace themselves. That ugly device on quarterback Brett Hundley's left arm may have looked as if it were acquired from a RoboCop wardrobe sale, but it had no effect on his catch-me-if-you-can style of play.

Under different circumstances, Washington coach Chris Petersen would have already coached his first Pac-12 Conference game.

LOS ANGELES-Adoree' Jackson spends USC practices moving between drills for cornerbacks, receivers and kick returners.

Sacramento State football coach Jody Sears insists he isn’t interested in the numbers game. But there are some intriguing figures surrounding the Hornets entering their Big Sky Conference opener Saturday afternoon at Idaho State.

An undefeated record in late September can be deceiving. And confusing.

Johnny Dawkins made a point last season not to fret about his future and just coach Stanford back into a winner and an NCAA tournament team.

Stanford started this season with all kinds of questions about how it would replace a respected coordinator and a star-laden lineup on defense.

LOS ANGELES-Javorius Allen produced a breakout performance against Oregon State last season, but that is not the only reason USC's junior tailback is looking forward to playing against the Beavers on Saturday at the Coliseum.

All eyes are usually on Myles Jack, UCLA's electrifying two-way star linebacker and running back.

Detailed look at JC football NorCal and State Top 20 rankings, including American River College.

The last play of the last practice of the week is the same at Arizona and Mississippi State and plenty of other schools around the country: the wing-it-and-pray pass commonly known as the Hail Mary.

Taylor Kelly will not play against No. 11 UCLA. Arizona State acknowledged it more than a week before the game.

Former Southern California cornerback Brian Baucham is suing the school and former coach Lane Kiffin, alleging he was forced to play in a game while ill.

Former major league infielder Jeff Kent is giving back to women's athletics at his former school, the University of California.

Blair Lewis, Beverly Vatananugulkit and Andrea Wong won their matches to lift second-seeded UC Davis to a 3-2 win over third-seeded Wisconsin on Sunday in the semifinals of the inaugural East & West Match Play Challenge in Ann Arbor, Mich., UCD reported.

Chris Brown ran for 154 yards and two touchdowns and Cal Poly ran away from Portland State 42-14 in the Big Sky opener for both teams Saturday night.

Fresno State spread the wealth, with three quarterbacks throwing touchdown passes to four receivers while three backs ran for touchdowns as the Bulldogs stormed past Southern Utah, 56-16, en route to their first win Saturday night.

Sean Mannion added to his considerable legacy at Oregon State Saturday night without throwing for a touchdown.

Anu Solomon hit Austin Hill on a 47-yard Hail Mary on the game's final play and Arizona scored 36 points in the fourth quarter to pull off an improbable 49-45 win over California Saturday night.

In just four games, Jody Sears has separated himself from every coach who has taken the reins since John Baker in 1957. With Saturday night’s 59-14 win over Menlo College, Sears became the second coach in school history to begin his career at Sacramento State 3-1 while notching consecutive wins at home for the first time since 2010.

Andrea Wong of UC Davis shot a 5-under-par 67 in the second round Saturday to post a three-shot victory in stroke play at the East & West Match Play Challenge in Ann Arbor, Mich., the school reported.

The Big Ten built its reputation over the years as a conference that favored the ground game on offense, but Minnesota took it to the extreme on Saturday.

After 97 minutes of scoreless soccer, Grand Canyon’s Kyle Summerhill put home a rebound off a shot stopped by Sacramento State goalkeeper Philip Bru to give the visiting Antelopes a 1-0 win on Friday, Sac State reported.

Sacramento State junior Brad Cornish had attempted four field goals, making three, in his previous two seasons as an unsung kicker with the Hornets.

California has made some big strides in its second season under coach Sonny Dykes, already doubling last year's win total.

The Oregon State Beavers are anxious to get back to work.

Minnesota is back at home this weekend after a humbling loss.

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