College sports

New Mexico tight end Marcus Williams (88) is tackled by Boise State cornerback Tyler Horton during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Albuquerque, N.M., Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
November 17, 2018 - 2:12 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Any talk of a trap game did not get much attention from No. 23 Boise State in practice this week. The Broncos went out and played against a struggling New Mexico team as if a huge game was not looming on their schedule next week against No. 14 Utah State. "This week, it was...
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Louisiana Lafayette forward JaKeenan Gant, left, tries to rebound against Kansas guard Marcus Garrett (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
November 16, 2018 - 10:56 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lagerald Vick had declared for the NBA draft and Kansas had moved on without him, recruiting a trio of backcourt players to take his place and planning for the upcoming season. Then Vick changed his mind and returned for his senior year. Good thing for the Jayhawks. Vick hit...
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The Golden Gate Bridge is obscured by smoke and haze from wildfires Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in this view from Fort Baker near Sausalito, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
November 16, 2018 - 9:19 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The annual Big Game between Stanford and California scheduled for Saturday was postponed two weeks because of the unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area from a wildfire some 150 miles to the north. Cal announced Friday that the game would be played Dec. 1 with a noon kickoff...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 file photo, Notre Dame running back Dexter Williams (2) runs for a touchdown against Florida State in the second half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. Senior Dexter Williams has been through countless ups and downs during his four years at Notre Dame. Injury, suspension, an arrest, the emotions of helping his ailing mother all of it has weighed down Williams at times. He has emerged just the same as the workhorse running back for the third-ranked Fighting Irish, and a key reason Notre Dame has legitimate hopes of making the playoff.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
November 16, 2018 - 9:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Pinstripe uniforms. The Empire State Building shining blue and gold . The marching band performing at Bryant Park and the drummer's circle at Rockefeller Center. When Notre Dame plays in New York City it comes with fanfare and pageantry. This trip hardly needs the frills and extra-...
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Connecticut guard Christian Vital (1) goes to the basket against Syracuse forward Marek Dolezaj (21) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the 2K Empire Classic, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Connecticut won 83-76. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 16, 2018 - 12:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Unranked teams made a statement at the 2K Classic. Jordan Bohannon scored 16 points to lead Iowa to a 77-69 upset of No. 13 Oregon in the second semifinal of the 2K Classic on Thursday night. Luka Garza added 12, and Ryan Kriener finished with 11. The Hawkeyes (3-0) will play UConn...
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In this file photo from Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, gestures as he sits in the Batmobile after throwing the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks in San Francisco. On the five-year anniversary of then-5-year-old Miles Scott capturing the hearts of millions by saving the day in San Francisco as Batkid, his Make-A-Wish Foundation dream accomplished at last, the fifth-grader is thriving. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool)
November 15, 2018 - 10:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's beloved Batkid is cancer-free and thriving. On the five-year anniversary of the day that then-5-year-old Miles Scott captured the hearts of millions by saving the day in San Francisco as "Batkid" — his Make-A-Wish Foundation dream accomplished at last — the...
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Virginia Tech's Justin Robinson, right, passes the ball as he falls against the defense of Ball State's Kyle Mallers in the first half of NCAA college basketball game at the Charleston Classic at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C., Thursday Nov. 15, 2018, (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
November 15, 2018 - 9:36 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Charleston Classic (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Jon Axel Gudmundsson scored 33 points including Davidson's final 12 to lift the Wildcats to a 57-53 victory over Wichita State on cap the opening round of the Charleston Classic on Thursday night. Gudmundsson...
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University System of Maryland chancellor Robert Caret, left, speaks alongside Board of Regents chair Linda Gooden at a House of Delegates appropriations committee hearing, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Annapolis, Md. The hearing was called to examine how the Board of Regents and the University of Maryland responded to the death of football player Jordan McNair. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
November 15, 2018 - 6:26 pm
University of Maryland President Wallace Loh said Thursday that he told the school's governing body that "all hell will break loose" if DJ Durkin was retained as head coach of its football team after a player's death, a warning that went unheeded. Loh told a panel of state lawmakers that members of...
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Michigan's Isaiah Livers, right, goes up for a shot against Villanova's Joe Cremo during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Villanova. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
November 14, 2018 - 9:46 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Charles Matthews set the tone with a slam and celebrated by flexing to the crowd. Quickly, the rematch turned into a rout. Matthews scored 19 points, Ignas Brazdeikis had 18 and No. 18 Michigan beat No. 8 Villanova 73-46 Wednesday night in their first meeting since last season...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, LSU cornerback Greedy Williams (29) celebrates his interception with safety Grant Delpit (9) and cornerback Kristian Fulton (22) in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Southeastern Louisiana in Baton Rouge, La. LSU leads the nation with 14 interceptions. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
November 14, 2018 - 2:41 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Alabama set an SEC record with 12 players taken in the 2018 NFL draft, including four in the first round. The top-ranked Crimson Tide are sure to have several high draft picks in next year's draft, too, but there are players at many other SEC schools that are also...
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