College sports

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws against Michigan in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 05, 2019 - 2:22 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields’ first real hero moment came in the third quarter last Saturday, a display of toughness destined to live in the lore of the Ohio State-Michigan game. The first-year starter who had led the Buckeyes to a perfect record went down and couldn’t get up after a...
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December 05, 2019 - 12:52 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan and Kentucky have agreed to play a basketball game in London next season as part of a three-year deal that also includes a home-and-home series between the two programs. Michigan announced the deal Thursday. The teams will play at O2 Arena in London in December 2020...
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Ohio State forward Kyle Young, left, and North Carolina forward Garrison Brooks (15) reach for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
December 05, 2019 - 1:04 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Sixth-ranked Ohio State spent the last 15 minutes of Wednesday night's trip to seventh-ranked North Carolina knocking down shots, making the Tar Heels work for every look and ultimately driving the blue-clad home fans toward the exits well before the final horn. The result...
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Maryland guard Eric Ayala reacts after dunking on Notre Dame during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
December 04, 2019 - 9:33 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Jalen Smith had 15 points and a career-high 16 rebounds as No. 3 Maryland cruised to a 72-51 victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Eric Ayala scored 14 points and Aaron Wiggins added 11 for the Terrapins (9-0), who are off to their best...
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Greg Schiano
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Peter Haskell
December 04, 2019 - 7:11 pm
The former Rutgers University head football coach returned home Wednesday, bringing high hopes for future success. However, his eight-year, $32 million contract raised some concerns by university professors.
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Southern California head coach Clay Helton signals to fans from midfield after a 52-35 win over UCLA in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 04, 2019 - 6:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has decided to retain Clay Helton, extending the head coach’s improbable 4 ½-year tenure atop the West Coast’s winningest college football program. New athletic director Mike Bohn announced the decision four days after the No. 24 Trojans (8-4, 7-2 Pac-12)...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2019, file photo, Baylor head coach Matt Rhule, left, and Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley talk at midfield prior to an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. Rhule and Riley took over their teams under drastically different circumstances. Now they will coach against each other in the Big 12 championship game. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)
December 04, 2019 - 12:23 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Matt Rhule stepped into a volatile situation at Baylor, leaving his home in the Northeast to take over a program with a depleted roster in the aftermath of a scandal that led to the firing of a two-time Big 12 champion coach. Lincoln Riley was the hand-picked successor at...
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Michigan center Jon Teske (15) attempts to strip the ball away from Louisville forward Dwayne Sutton (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
December 03, 2019 - 9:47 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and top-ranked Louisville held No. 4 Michigan to a season-low 26% shooting mark for a 58-43 victory Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in its first game since returning to No. 1. The Cardinals (8-0) shot just 37% but their...
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Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing encourages the crowd to get behind his team during the second half of the first round of the 2K Empire Classic NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in New York. Georgetown defeated Texas 82-66. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 03, 2019 - 3:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of Georgetown’s top players — James Akinjo and Josh LeBlanc — will not play for the basketball team for the rest of the season. Coach Patrick Ewing announced Monday the sophomores are off the roster “effective immediately.” The written statement did not say why they are gone...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, then-Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano reacts on the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)
Associated Press
December 03, 2019 - 3:17 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — After an on-again, off-again courtship, Greg Schiano is back as Rutgers football coach. Of course, it didn’t go off without a Rutgers-like hitch. There was a glitch with microphones at a public hearing before the deal became official. The university’s Board of Governors...
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