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Miami punter Jack Spicer, left, congratulates place kicker Michael Badgley after Badgley kicked a field goal with seconds remaining in the second half of an NCAA College football game, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Miami defeated Georgia Tech 25-24. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
October 14, 2017 - 8:36 pm
The college football weekend started with a freaky Friday that included two top-10 teams being upset, including the defending national champions — a reminder that once you think you have things figured out, you will be proven wrong. Several weeks of talking about the seemingly inevitable Clemson-...
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Memphis head coach Mike Norvell celebrates after defensive back Austin Hall intercepted a pass to seal a 30-27 upset win over Navy in the final minutes of the fourth quarter in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 14, 2017 - 6:58 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Riley Ferguson threw three touchdown passes and Memphis took advantage of five turnovers by No. 25 Navy to hand the Midshipmen their first loss, 30-27 on Saturday. Quarterback Zach Abey ran for 146 yards for Navy (5-1, 3-1 American Athletic Conference), but the Tigers held the...
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Michigan running back Karan Higdon scores a touchdown during the first half an NCAA college football game against Indiana in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
October 14, 2017 - 3:39 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — (AP) — Karan Higdon ran 25 yards for a touchdown on the first play of overtime for No. 17 Michigan and Tyree Kinnel intercepted a fourth-down pass in the end zone on the final play as the Wolverines held off Indiana 27-20 on Saturday. Higdon finished with 200 yards and...
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Washington State's Jamire Calvin (6) fumbles during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against California, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. California recovered the ball. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)
October 14, 2017 - 2:07 am
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Ross Bowers did an acrobatic flip into the end zone to cap a touchdown run for California and the Golden Bears used a dominant defensive performance to stun No. 8 Washington State 37-3 Friday night for their first win in 14 years against a top 10 team. "I didn't think I...
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Clemson wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) is upended by Syracuse defensive back Evan Foster (14) and defensive back Jordan Martin (2) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Syracuse, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
October 13, 2017 - 11:32 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — As the celebration in the Syracuse locker room reverberated through the walls of the Carrier Dome, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney winced a little bit, dreams of a perfect season lost in a sea of orange. Eric Dungey threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns, Cole Murphy kicked a...
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Sep 24, 2016; Auburn, AL, USA; LSU Tigers quarterback Danny Etling (16) looks for a receiver on the last play of the game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium. The play was later overturned and the Auburn Tigers beat the LSU Tigers 18-13
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Seth Dunlap
October 13, 2017 - 8:53 pm
One thing that may be getting lost to the LSU players and coaching staff during this tumultuous 2017 season - having some fun! At least that's what former LSU QB Herb Tyler sees. "The only thing . . . I'm a little leery about is how we play the game of football," Tyler said. "We have to be upbeat,...
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Clemson running back Tavien Feaster (28) crosses the goal line for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Syracuse, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Syracuse, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
October 13, 2017 - 7:59 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant has been injured late in the first half against Syracuse. Bryant, who sprained his left ankle last week in the second-ranked Tigers' victory over Wake Forest, was hit hard by defensive tackle Chris Slayton in the final minute of the first half...
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October 13, 2017 - 6:04 pm
(AP) — If Saints quarterback Drew Brees wants to showcase how much he has left, he'll get few better platforms than Sunday's game against Detroit. The other quarterback will be the Lions' Matthew Stafford, who this year received the richest contract in NFL history — a distinction that belonged to...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott stands on the sideline in the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Arlington, Texas. A federal appeals court on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, has lifted an injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Elliott, clearing the way for the NFL’s punishment over domestic violence allegations and likely leading to the running back’s legal team seeking further relief.(AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
October 13, 2017 - 5:37 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Attorneys for Ezekiel Elliott have indicated they intend to ask for another hearing before the federal appeals court that cleared the way for the NFL's six-game suspension of the star Dallas Cowboys running back over domestic violence allegations. Players' union attorney Jeffrey...
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FILE - From left, in Aug. 16, 2017, file photos, University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey, University of North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham, University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams, University of North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora and University of North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell arrive at an NCAA hearing in Nashville, Tenn. Three people with knowledge of the investigation told The Associated Press on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, that the NCAA infractions panel handling North Carolina’s multi-year academic case plans to release its report Friday. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)
October 13, 2017 - 4:12 pm
The Latest on the NCAA ruling on North Carolina's multi-year academic case (all times local): 5:10 p.m. North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams says the school has learned "to be a better university" in the wake of a long-running academic scandal. The school released statements from...
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