College football

Clemson's Travis Etienne, right, rushes out of the tackle of Charlotte's Alex Highsmith, with blocking help from Jackson Carman (79) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
September 21, 2019 - 10:51 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence threw two first-half touchdown passes and No. 1 Clemson won its 19th straight with an overwhelming, 52-10 victory against Charlotte on Saturday night. Lawrence and the Tigers (4-0) put the first matchup between the two teams away in a hurry. Lawrence threw a 58-...
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Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor celebrates a touchdown against Michigan during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin won 35-14. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
September 21, 2019 - 10:46 pm
Highlighted by three games matching top-15 teams, this was the first weekend of the season to seriously separate College Football Playoff contenders and pretenders. Feel free to take a seat at the adults' table No. 8 Auburn and No. 13 Wisconsin. We are looking for teams capable of disrupting the...
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September 21, 2019 - 9:34 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Remus Bulmer fought his way into the end zone twice and Brian Murdaugh passed to Raleigh Webb for another score to give The Citadel enough cushion to hold off Charleston Southern 22-13 on Saturday to post its second win of the season. The Citadel's other victory was a 27-24...
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Pittsburgh defensive back Jason Pinnock (15) intercepts a Central Florida pass in the end zone during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
September 21, 2019 - 8:14 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Wide receiver Aaron Matthews hit quarterback Kenny Pickett on a 3-yard, fourth-down touchdown pass with 56 seconds remaining and Pittsburgh stunned No. 15 UCF 35-34 on Saturday. The Panthers (2-2) ended UCF's 25-game regular-season winning streak on a play head coach Pat Narduzzi...
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South Carolina running back Rico Dowdle, bottom, looks up after he scored a touchdown past Missouri's Tyree Gillespie, left, Akial Byers, right, and Nick Bolton, top, during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
September 21, 2019 - 7:54 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's defense scored the easy way and the hard way as the Tigers beat South Carolina 34-14 on Saturday. Linebacker Cale Garrett recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown and safety Ronnell Perkins returned an interception 100 yards for another score for the Tigers...
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Mississippi quarterback John Rhys Plumlee (10) escapes the grasp of California linebacker Evan Weaver (89) at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Miss. on Saturday, September 21, 2019. California won 28-20. (Bruce Newman, Oxford Eagle via AP) (Bruce Newman/Oxford Eagle via AP)
September 21, 2019 - 6:00 pm
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — California linebacker Evan Weaver finished with 22 tackles Saturday against Mississippi. The last one was the most important. Weaver tackled Ole Miss quarterback John Rhys Plumlee for no gain at the 1-yard line as time expired to preserve No. 23 Cal's 28-20 victory over the...
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Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor celebrates a touchdown against Michigan during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
September 21, 2019 - 5:59 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor needed only a quarter Saturday to improve upon his rushing total from the Badgers' lopsided loss to Michigan last season. Taylor ran for 203 yards and two touchdowns, Jack Coan added a career-high two rushing touchdowns and No. 13 Wisconsin made it...
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, left, takes a snap in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Vanderbilt Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
September 21, 2019 - 5:12 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Burrow tossed four of his school-record six touchdown passes to Ja'Marr Chase and threw for 398 yards Saturday, leading No. 4 LSU to a 66-38 romp over Vanderbilt in the Tigers' Southeastern Conference opener. LSU (4-0) beat Vanderbilt (0-3, 0-2) for the eighth straight...
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September 21, 2019 - 4:35 pm
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Bryce Carpenter threw for 104 yards and two scores and rushed for 102 yards, Fred Payton threw for 203 yards and a touchdown and Coastal Carolina pummeled Massachusetts 62-28 in a nonconference game on Saturday afternoon. CJ Marable scored two touchdowns while rushing for 100...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2004, file photo, Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, Heisman Trophy winner from Ohio State in 1955, autographs a Hula Bowl T-shirt for a fan in Kaanapali, Hawaii. Cassady, a Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL running back, died early Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Tampa, Fla., Jerry Emig, the Ohio State associate athletic director said. He was 85. Cassady played both football and baseball at Ohio State in the early 1950s, winning the Heisman Trophy in 1955. He also played 10 seasons in the NFL, mostly with the Detroit, and got the nickname "Hopalong" from local sports writers after the black-hatted Western star of the 1950s. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
September 20, 2019 - 11:35 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner at Ohio State and running back for the Detroit Lions, died Friday. He was 85. He died in Tampa, Florida, his longtime home, the university said. "We've lost not only a legendary Buckeye, but also a wonderful person in...
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