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  • Kent State '54' helmets to honor deceased teammate

    Kent State '54' helmets to honor deceased teammate

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:34:57 GMT
    Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season.
    Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season.
  • Manziel, Browns agree he's not ready to start

    Manziel, Browns agree he's not ready to start

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:24:50 GMT
    Johnny Manziel pulled off his orange helmet, dropped to his left knee and watched from the side as Brian Hoyer worked with Cleveland's starting offense during practice.
    On one knee and far from the action, quarterback Johnny Manziel leaned on his orange helmet and watched.
  • Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

    Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:45:25 GMT
    By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer Arkansas coach Bret Bielema proudly posted a message on Twitter last spring that featured the Razorbacks' new helmets - a futuristic design by Riddell called...
    By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer Arkansas coach Bret Bielema proudly posted a message on Twitter last spring that featured the Razorbacks' new helmets - a futuristic design by Riddell called the...
  • Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

    Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:45:59 GMT
    Browns coach Mike Pettine has picked Brian Hoyer as starter over hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.
    Brian Hoyer defied long odds - and stiff-armed Johnny Football - to keep his dream job.
  • Kent State starting center dies at 21

    Kent State starting center dies at 21

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:04:39 GMT
    Kent State says one of its football players has died and that police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue.
    Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday.
  • On day 2 after Miller's injury, Buckeyes moving on

    On day 2 after Miller's injury, Buckeyes moving on

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:53:45 GMT
    When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened.
    When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened.
  • Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season

    Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:14:25 GMT
    Ohio State says it will update the status of star quarterback Braxton Miller, who reportedly reinjured his throwing shoulder during practice.
    Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes' national title hopes.
  • Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

    Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:04:48 GMT
    Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages...
    Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of...
  • MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

    MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:25:02 GMT
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to...
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the...
  • MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

    MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:54:42 GMT
    Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference.
    Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference.
  • Oklahoma RB Mixon suspended for season

    Oklahoma RB Mixon suspended for season

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-08-19 01:43:38 GMT
    Oklahoma has suspended freshman running back Joe Mixon for the season after he pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of assault.
    Oklahoma has suspended freshman running back Joe Mixon for the season after he pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of assault.
  • Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

    Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-08-19 01:33:43 GMT
    On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.
    On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.
  • Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

    Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:35:33 GMT
    On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.
    On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.
  • BALLOT BREAKDOWN: FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

    BALLOT BREAKDOWN: FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:24:03 GMT
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football...
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football season begins...
  • Kelly: No change needed in how Notre Dame recruits

    Kelly: No change needed in how Notre Dame recruits

    Sunday, August 17 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-08-17 20:32:43 GMT
    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says he needs to do a better job of creating an environment in which players know they are accountable after learning four are being investigated for suspected academic dishonesty.
    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly on Saturday dismissed talk that he needs to do a better job of recruiting players who are better students to avoid the academic problems that have plagued the football program for the past 15...
  • AP poll: defending champion Florida St is No. 1

    AP poll: defending champion Florida St is No. 1

    Sunday, August 17 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-08-17 18:44:56 GMT
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.
  • Hill to take over at QB for Manziel at Texas A&M

    Hill to take over at QB for Manziel at Texas A&M

    Saturday, August 16 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-08-16 23:32:32 GMT
    Kenny Hill is taking over for Johnny Football.
    Kenny Hill is taking over for Johnny Football.
  • Pick 6: College football coaches on the rise

    Pick 6: College football coaches on the rise

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-08-16 15:50:22 GMT
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Now that Chris Petersen has left Boise State for Washington, college football needs another coach from outside the so-called Big 5 conferences that...
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Now that Chris Petersen has left Boise State for Washington, college football needs another coach from outside the so-called Big 5 conferences that will have...
  • Pick 6: Coaches on the hot seat entering 2014

    Pick 6: Coaches on the hot seat entering 2014

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-08-16 15:50:16 GMT
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Coaches often say they are always on the hot seat. That might be true, but some seats are hotter than others.
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Coaches often say they are always on the hot seat. That might be true, but some seats are hotter than others.
  • ND looking at 4 football players in academic probe

    ND looking at 4 football players in academic probe

    Saturday, August 16 2014 3:50 AM EDT2014-08-16 07:50:35 GMT
    Notre Dame says it is investigating "suspected academic dishonesty" involving several students, including four members of the football team.
    Notre Dame is facing the possibility of losing three starters before the football season has even begun after another embarrassing hit for a university that prides itself on high academic standards.
  • Kings sign 1st NBA player of Indian descent

    Kings sign 1st NBA player of Indian descent

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-08-15 16:51:12 GMT
    Sim Bhullar has signed a contract to join the Sacramento Kings in training camp, becoming the first player of Indian descent to ink a deal with an NBA team.
    Sim Bhullar became the first player of Indian descent to sign a contract with an NBA team Friday, inking a deal to join the Sacramento Kings in training camp.
  • Sun Devils lineman tells magazine he's gay

    Sun Devils lineman tells magazine he's gay

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-14 01:48:54 GMT
    Arizona State senior offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out.
    Arizona State offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out.
  • Golson regains job as Notre Dame's starting QB

    Golson regains job as Notre Dame's starting QB

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-08-13 20:49:22 GMT
    Everett Golson is Notre Dame's starting quarterback again.
    Everett Golson is Notre Dame's starting quarterback again.
  • Nebraska AD: Football program 'stable' with Pelini

    Nebraska AD: Football program 'stable' with Pelini

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-08-13 20:02:35 GMT
    Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst says the football program is stable under coach Bo Pelini.
    Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst did his part Wednesday to cool any speculation about coach Bo Pelini entering the season on the hot seat.
  • Penn St. trustees vote to stay course on sanctions

    Penn St. trustees vote to stay course on sanctions

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-08-13 15:09:34 GMT
    A divided Penn State board is endorsing a potential legal settlement that would keep its $60 million fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal within Pennsylvania, and members are also expressing support for continued...
    A divided Penn State board voted Wednesday to endorse a potential legal settlement that would keep its $60 million fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal within Pennsylvania, signaling their support for a deal to end a...
  • Heisman repeat won't be easy for FSU's Winston

    Heisman repeat won't be easy for FSU's Winston

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:29 AM EDT2014-08-13 07:29:08 GMT
    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved - win the Heisman Trophy twice.
    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved - win the Heisman Trophy twice.
  • UCLA WR Devin Lucien leaves practice in ambulance

    UCLA WR Devin Lucien leaves practice in ambulance

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-08-13 03:27:58 GMT
    UCLA receiver Devin Lucien has left practice in an ambulance after injuring his head.
    UCLA receiver Devin Lucien left practice in an ambulance Tuesday after injuring his head.
  • Ohio teen returns to football team after rape case

    Ohio teen returns to football team after rape case

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:01:47 GMT
    A former Ohio high school football player found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party two years ago returned to the field Tuesday with his old team.
    A former Ohio high school football player found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party two years ago returned to the field Tuesday with his old team.
  • Schools invest millions preparing for SEC Network

    Schools invest millions preparing for SEC Network

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-08-12 20:31:50 GMT
    By DAVID BRANDT and STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writers The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most...
    By DAVID BRANDT and STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writers The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most major...
  • Ohio State good but must patch O-line, secondary

    Ohio State good but must patch O-line, secondary

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-08-12 17:28:08 GMT
    After winning 24 consecutive games to begin his tenure at Ohio State, Urban Meyer closed out last season with two painful losses.
    So Urban Meyer and his wife were coming back from the victory at rival Michigan last season, and he turned and asked a question.
  • NCAA seeks clarification in O'Bannon ruling

    NCAA seeks clarification in O'Bannon ruling

    Monday, August 11 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-08-11 23:59:17 GMT
    By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer The NCAA wants a clarification on a California judge's ruling in the landmark Ed O'Bannon case.
    By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer The NCAA wants clarification on two points in a California judge's ruling in the landmark Ed O'Bannon case.
  • Slive: College sports in 'historic evolution'

    Slive: College sports in 'historic evolution'

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:17:22 GMT
    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says college athletics are "going through a historic evolution."
    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says college athletics are "going through a historic evolution."
  • Emmert says NCAA will appeal O'Bannon ruling

    Emmert says NCAA will appeal O'Bannon ruling

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:07:33 GMT
    By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Mark Emmert said Sunday that college sports' largest governing will appeal Friday's federal court decision that gives athletes a right to some of the...
    By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Mark Emmert said Sunday that the NCAA will appeal a ruling that opens the door for college athletes to receive some of the money they help generate in major sports.
  • Bad behavior on social media can cost recruits

    Bad behavior on social media can cost recruits

    Monday, August 11 2014 3:19 AM EDT2014-08-11 07:19:45 GMT
    At St. Paul's Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama, the high school that produced Crimson Tide quarterbacks AJ McCarron and Jake Coker, there's a new preseason ritual for football players: the social media...
    At St. Paul's Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama, the high school that produced Crimson Tide quarterbacks AJ McCarron and Jake Coker, there's a new preseason ritual for football players: the social media talk.
  • O'Bannon ready to keep fighting after beating NCAA

    O'Bannon ready to keep fighting after beating NCAA

    Sunday, August 10 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-08-10 23:27:18 GMT
    Ed O'Bannon knows it's not over, far from it. He's ready for the appeals, and welcomes a challenge to the ruling that could change big-time college sports forever.
    Ed O'Bannon knows it's not over, far from it. He's ready for the appeals, and welcomes a challenge to the ruling that could change big-time college sports forever.
  • Emmert says NCAA will appeal O'Bannon ruling

    Emmert says NCAA will appeal O'Bannon ruling

    Sunday, August 10 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-08-10 14:57:37 GMT
    By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Mark Emmert said Sunday that college sports' largest governing body will appeal Friday's federal court decision that gives athletes a right to some of the...
    By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Mark Emmert said Sunday that college sports' largest governing body will appeal Friday's federal court decision that gives athletes a right to some of the...
  • Mourning thanks doctors, kidney donor at hoop Hall

    Mourning thanks doctors, kidney donor at hoop Hall

    Saturday, August 9 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-08-09 14:26:25 GMT
    Alonzo Mourning first thanked all of the usual people when he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: His coaches, his teachers, and the foster mother who raised him.
    Alonzo Mourning first thanked all of the usual people when he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: His coaches, his teachers, and the foster mother who raised him.
  • Things to know about NCAA antitrust ruling

    Things to know about NCAA antitrust ruling

    Saturday, August 9 2014 2:45 AM EDT2014-08-09 06:45:51 GMT
    By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Writer A federal judge has ruled that some college athletes can receive payments when they leave school for the rights to their names, images and likenesses, opening the...
    By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Writer A federal judge has ruled that some college athletes can receive payments when they leave school for the rights to their names, images and likenesses, opening the door for...
  • Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

    Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:18:08 GMT
    By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Writer A federal judge has ruled that the NCAA can't stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the...
    By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Writer College football and basketball players could be in line for paydays worth thousands of dollars once they leave school after a landmark ruling Friday that may change the...
  • Judge grants motion in Tennessee-Jennings suit

    Judge grants motion in Tennessee-Jennings suit

    Friday, August 8 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-08-08 23:26:39 GMT
    A judge denied one of Tennessee's motions for protective order and granted another in ex-Lady Vols media director Debby Jennings' lawsuit against the university and athletic director Dave Hart.
    A judge denied one of Tennessee's motions for protective order and granted another in former Lady Vols media director Debby Jennings' lawsuit against the university and athletic director Dave Hart.
  • ACC, Maryland settle legal dispute for $31.4M

    ACC, Maryland settle legal dispute for $31.4M

    Friday, August 8 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-08-08 19:37:36 GMT
    The Atlantic Coast Conference and the University of Maryland have settled their legal dispute over the Terrapins' exit from the league.
    The Atlantic Coast Conference and the University of Maryland have settled their legal dispute over the Terrapins' exit from the league.
  • Duke's Jones: 'Never a rivalry' with senior Cook

    Duke's Jones: 'Never a rivalry' with senior Cook

    Friday, August 8 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-08-08 17:55:30 GMT
    Tyus Jones doesn't view the point guard position at Duke as a competition.
    Tyus Jones doesn't view the point guard position at Duke as a competition.
  • NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

    NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

    Friday, August 8 2014 3:45 AM EDT2014-08-08 07:45:15 GMT
    College football's biggest schools are ready to spend millions of dollars more on their athletes.
    College football's biggest schools are ready to spend millions of dollars more on their athletes.
  • NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

    NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-08-08 02:47:28 GMT
    The NCAA Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved a package of historic reforms Thursday that will give the nation's five biggest conferences the ability to unilaterally change some of the basic rules...
    The biggest schools in college sports are about to get a chance to make their own rules.
  • Stern leads 10 in basketball Hall of Fame class

    Stern leads 10 in basketball Hall of Fame class

    Thursday, August 7 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-07 22:16:24 GMT
    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is welcoming its newest group of inductees.
    Former NBA Commissioner David Stern prefers to look at the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers for a record $2 billion and not the decades of Donald Sterling's "interesting" ownership that came before it.
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