Testimony begins in rape trial involving Charlotte QB Olsen

Football 09/24/18, 17:57

The rape trial involving former UNC Charlotte quarterback Kevin Olsen has begun with his accuser taking the stand.Olsen was arrested on Feb. 19, 2017 and charged with three counts of felony second-degree forcible rape, communicating threats, assault on a female ...

New redshirt policy makes it more tempting to transfer

Football 09/24/18, 17:47

A new NCAA policy that makes it easier to redshirt football players comes with an unintended consequence: Players can now choose to save their eligibility by leaving teams after participating in four games, with plans to transfer and use the ...

Kentucky Football Prep Polls

Football 09/24/18, 17:44

The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings:Source: The Associated Press

Locksley presiding over No. 1 Alabama’s potent offense

Football 09/24/18, 16:28

If Mike Locksley lacks the national cachet of other recent Alabama offensive coordinators, he does have the numbers — and quarterback Tua Tagovailoa — on his side.He's not a big-name former head coach at a football powerhouse, like Lane Kiffin ...

Iowa Prep Football Poll

Football 09/24/18, 16:20

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2014 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:Source: The Associated Press

Tennessee Football Prep Polls

Football 09/24/18, 15:41

The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through ...

Humbled Vikings seek to move forward from annual dud

Football 09/24/18, 14:24

With a boost from an illegal block penalty by the Buffalo Bills during a punt, the Minnesota Vikings finally crossed midfield with 9:36 left in the third quarter.Their next two plays were an incompletion and an interception.That was a fitting ...

Ohio High School Football Poll List

Football 09/24/18, 13:14

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the weekly Associated Press poll of 2018, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):Source: The Associated Press

Northwestern RB Larkin retires due to neck/spine condition

Football 09/24/18, 13:00

Northwestern leading rusher Jeremy Larkin is retiring from football after being diagnosed with cervical stenosis, a condition that causes narrowing of the spinal canal in the neck and upper back.Northwestern said Monday that Larkin's condition is not life threatening, but ...

No. 3 Clemson names freshman Trevor Lawrence new starting QB

Football 09/24/18, 11:58

Clemson has named freshman Trevor Lawrence its starting quarterback for the Tigers' game against Syracuse this Saturday.The team announced the decision on Monday. Senior Kelly Bryant had started the third-ranked Tigers (4-0) first four games with Lawrence coming off the ...

Hall of Fame receiver Tommy McDonald dies at 84

Football 09/24/18, 10:22

Hall of Fame receiver Tommy McDonald has died at 84.His death was announced Monday by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Details were not disclosed.McDonald was the small, speedy and sure-handed receiver who teamed with quarterback Norm Van Brocklin to ...