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  • The Latest: Cosby accusers say he got what he deserved

    Bill Cosby’s accusers say the comedian got what he deserved when a judge sentenced him to prison for sexual assault

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  • Andrea Constand's impact statement: Bill Cosby 'robbed me'

    Victim impact statement submitted in writing by Andrea Constand, the former Temple University employee whom Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting in 2004, and released by prosecutors at Cosby's sentencing Tuesday in Norristown, Pennsylvania: To truly...

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  • AP All-America Watch: Stanford game-breaker; Texas fab frosh

    The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. This season, the AP released a preseason All-America team and will put out a midseason team. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December. The third All-America...

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  • College players getting on court education at World Cup

    Kitija Laksa and Digna Strautmane, along with about a half dozen other college players, are getting quite the education on the court playing against the best players at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. All of them hope to bring their experiences back to school next week when they...

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  • First black starting QB reflects on changes in game, society

    Marlin Briscoe didn't want to be pigeonholed simply because of stereotypes against black men. He was a star quarterback in college and he believed he had the talent, intelligence and leadership skills to be one in the pros. Fifty years ago, during an era of massive social upheaval in the...

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  • New redshirt policy makes it more tempting to transfer

    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 saved year at a new school. Several upperclassmen...

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  • Haskins' profile on the rise with another big game on tap

    Dwayne Haskins Jr. got a phone call from coach Urban Meyer on Saturday night, hours after the quarterback bullied Tulane in a performance that turned up the volume of talk about his potential Heisman Trophy candidacy. Meyer wanted to make sure Haskins was keeping his feet on the ground as...

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  • No. 3 Clemson names freshman Trevor Lawrence new starting QB

    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 bench early in each...

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  • AP Top 25 Heat Check: Basketball schools storm football poll

    The AP college football poll had a basketball feel this week. Kentucky and Duke moved into the Top 25 for the first time this season Sunday. For the Blue Devils (4-0) it is their first appearance since October 2015. It has been a lot longer for the Wildcats, who were last ranked in...

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  • Stewart, Wilson propel US to 100-88 win over China

    Breanna Stewart scored 21 of her 23 points in the second half and A'ja Wilson added 20 to help the United States beat China 100-88 on Sunday in the second day of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. China trailed only 36-35 midway through the second quarter as the U.S. was still trying to...

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  • Bad press for No. 1 Alabama? Saban says yes, please

    Alabama coach Nick Saban had one last request before leaving the podium following the latest lopsided win: Go negative. Please. The top-ranked Crimson Tide's master motivator would like a little bad press to help keep his team grounded. It's been that kind of start for Alabama's season....

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  • No. 7 Stanford rallies for 38-31 OT win over No. 20 Oregon

    Stanford quarterback K.J. Costello watched as his overtime pass tumble in midair for an agonizing moment after it was tipped by tight end Colby Parkinson. "I saw the ball go in the air, held my breath, and then for Colby to come down with it was pretty awesome," said Costello, who threw for...

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  • The Latest: Nurse's huge run helps Canada beat South Korea

    The Latest on the Women's Basketball World Cup Day 2 (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Kia Nurse scored 20 of her 29 points in the second quarter and Canada beat South Korea 82-63 on Sunday. Canada (2-0) led 18-13 early in the second quarter before Nurse sparked a 25-8 run, scoring...

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  • No. 5 Oklahoma escapes with 28-21 OT win over Army

    Kyler Murray threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, and Parnell Motley intercepted Kelvin Hopkins' fourth-down pass to help No. 5 Oklahoma escape with a 28-21 victory over Army on Saturday night. "Our guys hung in there," Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said. "They trusted...

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  • AP Top 25 Takeaways: When good isn't good enough, switch QBs

    Making a quarterback switch with a good team can be a tricky maneuver. But sometimes good isn't good enough. No. 8 Notre Dame made the move Saturday at Wake Forest. No. 21 Miami did the same, with the relative ease you might expect against Florida International. Meanwhile, the QB...

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  • Old Dominion shocks No. 13 VTech 49-35 behind backup QB

    Blake LaRussa came off the bench to throw for 495 yards and four touchdowns to lead Old Dominion to a 49-35 upset of No. 13 Virginia Tech on Saturday in the Hokies' first game at the cross-state school that restarted its football program in 2009. LaRussa, who entered the game on ODU's...

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  • No. 4 Ohio State routs Tulane in Meyer's return to sideline

    Dwayne Haskins Jr. threw for 304 yards and five touchdowns in the first half and No. 4 Ohio State routed Tulane 49-6 on Saturday to mark coach Urban Meyer's return to the sideline following a three-game suspension. Haskins was nearly flawless, completing his first nine passes on the way to...

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  • Tagovailoa propels No. 1 Bama past No. 22 Texas A&M, 45-23

    Tua Tagovailoa passed for 387 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 45-23 rout of No. 22 Texas A&M on Saturday. The Crimson Tide (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) easily passed the first test against a ranked team. Kellen Mond and the Aggies (2-2,...

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  • Lawrence throws 4 TDs, No. 3 Clemson routs Ga Tech 49-21

    Freshman Trevor Lawrence took a leading role in Clemson's quarterback rotation, coming off the bench to throw four touchdown passes as the No. 3 Tigers produced their most complete performance of the season Saturday in a 49-21 rout of Georgia Tech. After starter Kelly Bryant produced just...

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  • No. 19 Michigan tops Nebraska 56-10, led 39-0 at halftime

    Michigan was very motivated to beat Nebraska, using Scott Frost's words against him. Karan Higdon ran for 136 yards and a touchdown in the first half to help the 19th-ranked Wolverines build a huge lead and they coasted to a 56-10 victory Saturday. In Frost's last visit to the...

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  • No. 8 Notre Dame swaps quarterbacks, beats Wake Forest 56-27

    No. 8 Notre Dame threw the Book at Wake Forest. Ian Book rushed for three touchdowns and threw for two more in his first start of the season, leading the Fighting Irish past Wake Forest 56-27 on Saturday. Book replaced Brandon Wimbush in the starting lineup and was 25 of 34 for...

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  • No. 2 Georgia clears another SEC hurdle at Missouri

    Jake Fromm threw three touchdown passes and No. 2 Georgia had a defensive touchdown and returned a blocked punt for a score to beat Missouri 43-29 on Saturday. The Bulldogs (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) blanketed Missouri's wide receivers, harassed star quarterback Drew Lock, and...

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  • Iowa State honors slain golfer before Akron game

    Iowa State honored slain golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena with an elaborate ceremony ahead of the Cyclones' game against Akron on Saturday. Iowa State's band used a formation that spelled out Barquin's initials, and both teams wore a decal on their helmets in her memory. A tribute to...

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  • Women's World Cup gets underway in Spain

    The FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup gets underway on Saturday with eight games. The U.S. will tip off against Senegal in its quest for a third consecutive championship, something the Americans have never done in their storied history. While the U.S. has been the dominant force in the...

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