College football

Indiana NCAA college football coach Tom Allen jokes with defensive lineman Alfred Bryant (92) during the teams media day in Bloomington, Ind. (Chris Howell)/The Herald-Times via AP)
August 01, 2017 - 4:13 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Tom Allen is already putting his stamp on Indiana football. The first-year coach has installed a new offense, instilled a different attitude and created a more player-friendly environment as practice begins this week. Sure, the softer approach that might make some old-...
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July 28, 2017 - 12:02 am
Hall of Fame coach Ara Parseghian has returned to his home in Granger, Indiana, after spending more than a week in a nursing care facility because of an infection in his surgically repaired hip. The 94-year-old former Notre Dame and Northwestern coach is still receiving 24-hour care, said Paul...
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Oregon head coach Willie Taggart speaks at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media day, Thursday, July 27, 2017, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
July 27, 2017 - 8:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Willie Taggart realizes he only has the keys to Oregon's football machine because it broke down last season. So while the coach is respectful of the Ducks' history and eager for the opportunity to take charge of a marquee program, Taggart clearly isn't afraid to make any major...
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July 26, 2017 - 12:42 pm
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Public opposition is growing against the planned induction of former football star Michael Vick into the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame. The Roanoke Times reported Tuesday that two online petitions at change.org had received more than 90,000 combined signatures against the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze waits to take the field before the team's NCAA college football game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze's resignation in a release Thursday night. Assistant Matt Luke has been named the interim coach. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
July 20, 2017 - 11:30 pm
Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that started with the school's investigation into a call to an escort service. Freeze's resignation brings a stunning end to a five-year tenure that saw a Sugar Bowl victory...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze waits to take the field before the team's NCAA college football game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze's resignation in a release Thursday night. Assistant Matt Luke has been named the interim coach. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
July 20, 2017 - 10:28 pm
Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that started with the school's investigation into a call to an escort service. Freeze's resignation brings a stunning end to a five-year tenure that saw a Sugar Bowl victory...
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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
July 20, 2017 - 8:45 pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star. Simpson, 70...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze waits to take the field before the team's NCAA college football game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze's resignation in a release Thursday night. Assistant Matt Luke has been named the interim coach. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
July 20, 2017 - 8:22 pm
Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze was at Jackson Country Club on Wednesday night, giving his yearly rah-rah speech about the Rebels' overcoming adversity and getting ready for the season. Less than 24 hours later, he resigned. Ole Miss announced Freeze's resignation Thursday night, bringing a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 1968 file photo, Southern California's O.J. Simpson (32) runs against California during a college football game in Los Angeles. Simpson won the Heisman Trophy at Southern California in 1968. Simpson will have a lot going for him when he asks state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, to release him after serving more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/hf, File)
July 20, 2017 - 5:19 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. A beloved football hero in the 1960s and '70s, he transitioned effortlessly to movie star, sports commentator and TV pitchman in the years that followed. He kept that...
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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Lovelock Correctional Center via AP)
July 20, 2017 - 2:05 pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — A gray-haired O.J. Simpson pleaded with a Nevada parole board Thursday to set him free after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel room heist, insisting — as he has all along — that he was only trying to retrieve mementos stolen from him and never meant to hurt...
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