HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama A&M coach Connell Maynor says his team was treated unprofessionally during a game at North Alabama.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The mistakes — a false start here, a facemask penalty there — keep piling up for some Atlantic Coast Conference teams expected to contend for division titles.
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Alcorn State University says it will officially retire the No. 9 jersey worn by former quarterback Steve McNair later this season.
While defenses are still a work in progress around the Southeastern Conference, they still rank as some of the best in college football.
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Former Seton Hall standout Ka-Deidre Simmons has been hired as an assistant women's basketball coach.
The judge handling the pending resentencing of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky took himself off the case Wednesday, citing an unspecified recent action by the state attorney general's office.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fiercely competitive coach on the court, Rick Pitino didn't want to fight in one anymore.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Avery Davis has become a case study in perseverance, always wanting to help his team yet never in one place long enough to get a chance.
DENVER (AP) — Marcus Stroman provided a boost to the New York Mets' flickering playoff hopes.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio can look back on plenty of miscues from Michigan State's loss last weekend.
Utah left end Bradlee Anae may be the next mayor of Sack Lake City.
The New York Liberty will have the No. 1 pick in next year's WNBA draft for the first time in franchise history.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ben Bredeson had a chance to cash in on his potential this year in the NFL.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State offensive lineman Kevin Jarvis is expected to miss 6-7 weeks with a leg injury.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond can relate to the emotions Auburn's Bo Nix must be feeling heading into the Aggies-Tigers showdown this weekend.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 6 Ohio State knows the games are going to get harder eventually, but so far everything has just seemed, well, so easy.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders didn't realize he tied a career high with 11 catches against Chicago.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — J.R. Reed plays for one of the nation's powerhouse programs, where the competition begins as soon as you step on campus.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's players understand the early challenge they have to prevent their season from fully spiraling out of control.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi running back Jerrion Ealy flashes a grin when he's asked about how often defenders catch him from behind.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State has some cleaning up to do if it wants to become the team it hoped to be back in August.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California coach Clay Helton has no illusions about where the Pac-12 South showdown Friday against No. 10 Utah will be decided.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It is a small sample size, but the numbers say Oklahoma's defense has improved this season.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has used three different starting offensive lines in as many games as the Volunteers try to find an effective combination.
BOSTON (AP) — A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit has become the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college admissions bribery scheme, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt will be without a trio of Commodores for the rest of the season because of injuries.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State is exploring construction of a multi-use "arts, culture and community district' between Hilton Coliseum and Jack Trice Stadium.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It's easy for Demarcus Robinson to get overlooked in the Kansas City Chiefs' offense.
Jack Hughes scored twice in his NHL preseason debut, including the winner 40 seconds into overtime to lift a New Jersey Devils split squad to a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night in Newark, New Jersey.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech sophomore quarterback Alan Bowman will miss games because of a shoulder injury.
The axiom “the best offense is a good defense” can be applied to many things.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For the first time since their Super Bowl season of 2013, the Seattle Seahawks have started 2-0. The way they've gotten there still leaves questions about just how good they are.
GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a former University of Delaware athlete accused of multiple rapes was enthralled after connecting with him on an online dating site and drove to his house intending to have sex with him, defense attorneys told jurors Monday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new-look Wisconsin team will be set for Big Ten action when the 13th-ranked Badgers host No. 11 Michigan on Saturday.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State picked up some impressive wins in coach Herm Edwards' first season, knocking off Michigan State, Southern California and rival Arizona.
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Pro Football, which is tentatively scheduled to begin play next summer, is holding a three-day camp for approximately 20 free agents Sept. 25-27 at Whittier College.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi knows his decision to attempt a field goal instead of going for it on fourth down at the goal line late in a 17-10 loss to Penn State on Saturday will be talked about for years with the rivalry taking an indefinite break.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Trask waited nearly seven years between starts, an unusual path that could have prompted the backup quarterback to leave Florida long ago.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia players know it's a big game. They can read the polls. They can hear all the chatter around campus.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa says it has contacted Iowa State after the Hawkeye Marching Band was subjected to "inappropriate actions" during Saturday's football game between the two rivals.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — After two straight losses — by 43 points one week, 36 the next — Syracuse coach Dino Babers remains upbeat.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee linebacker Jeremy Banks was arrested early Sunday morning after a records check during a traffic stop revealed he had an active warrant for failure to appear on an earlier charge.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — When a Scott Frost offense is at its best, it's moving fast and generating big plays.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Willie Taggart says junior defensive end/outside linebacker Joshua Kaindoh will miss the rest of the season with a lower-leg injury.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron says safety Todd Harris has been ruled out for the remainder of the season because of an injury during the fourth-ranked Tigers' 65-14 victory over Northwestern State.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon tight end Cam McCormick will miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — In a story Sept. 13 about the University of Wyoming honoring black athletes kicked off the football team, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Wyoming won the Sugar Bowl the year before the 1969 season. Wyoming lost the Sugar Bowl after the 1967 season in a gam…
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State starting quarterback Tommy Stevens' status for its Southeastern Conference opener Saturday with Kentucky remains uncertain after a shoulder injury knocked him out of each of the Bulldogs' last two games.
The Indiana Hoosiers hope Michael Penix Jr. returns to action against Connecticut.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Longhorns got a boost Monday when coach Tom Herman said three injured starters will likely play this week in the Big 12 opener against Oklahoma State.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky's resentencing on a 45-count child sexual abuse conviction is on hold, and it's not clear when it will happen.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett has declined a pay raise offered by the school and instead asked school officials for additional compensation for his staff and program improvement.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson co-offensive coordinator Jeff Scott doesn't see anything wrong with the top-ranked Tigers' attack that a little time won't fix.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly sensed his No. 7 Notre Dame team had a little extra bounce in its step Sunday morning and it wasn't because of its 66-14 victory over New Mexico 16 hours before.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama defensive end LaBryan Ray will be sidelined for at least one game with a foot injury.