College sports

December 29, 2017 - 9:07 pm
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Jordan Swopshire scored a season-high 22 points and Will Rayman tallied 15 points and nine rebounds to help Colgate hold off Holy Cross 79-74 in a Patriot League opener on Friday. Jordan Burns finished with 12 points and five assists for the Raiders (6-6), who picked up...
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North Carolina State guard Garrett Bradbury hoists teammate Nyheim Hines following Hines' first-half touchdown against Arizona State in the Sun Bowl NCAA college football game in El Paso, Texas, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP)
December 29, 2017 - 8:57 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — North Carolina State's offense came up big in a Sun Bowl matchup that was supposed to be about defense. Nyheim Hines had three 5-yard touchdown runs to help North Carolina State beat Arizona State 52-31 on Friday. "It just really goes to show how great our offensive line is,"...
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Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley celebrates a catch by Olivia Baumgardner, 10 of Arcadia, Calif., during a charity kickball event with the Children's Cancer Network and HopeKids on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Penn State plays Washington in the Fiesta Bowl on Saturday. (Joe Hermitt/PennLive.com via AP)
December 29, 2017 - 7:53 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Penn State and Washington had national-title aspirations dashed with midseason losses. Both teams shook off those losses to reach the Fiesta Bowl, giving the big game in the desert another marquee match-up. Penn State's yard-churning rushing offense against Washington's...
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North Carolina State guard Garrett Bradbury hoists teammate Nyheim Hines following Hines' first-half touchdown against Arizona State in the Sun Bowl NCAA college football game in El Paso, Texas, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP)
December 29, 2017 - 7:40 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Nyheim Hines had three 5-yard touchdown runs to help North Carolina State beat Arizona State 52-31 on Friday in the Sun Bowl. Hines finished with 72 yards on 16 carries for North Carolina State (9-4). The Wolfpack played in their fourth consecutive bowl game and sixth in seven...
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December 29, 2017 - 7:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jermaine Crumpton tossed in 20 points and Jonathan Sanks came off the bench to score 12, including 1 of 2 free throws with 39 seconds left, to lift Canisius to a 77-76 victory over Rider on Friday in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener. Rider led 74-73 after Frederick...
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Wake Forest's John Wolford (10) looks to pass under pressure from against Texas A&M's Kingsley Keke (88) during the first half of the Belk Bowl NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
December 29, 2017 - 7:13 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson called it a fitting ending to senior quarterback John Wolford's adversity-filled career — one where nothing seemed to come easy. The four-year starter who battled through two difficult sack-filled 3-9 seasons to begin his career, threw for 400...
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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield takes a breather after he participated in drills during a short segment of Rose Bowl practice that was open to the media, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in Carson, Calif. Oklahoma plays Georgia in a semifinal of the College Football Playoff on New Year's Day. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 29, 2017 - 6:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Usually, the Heisman Trophy winner is able to keep it together during his acceptance speech long enough to get through most of the thank yous and shout outs. Right up until it's time to acknowledge the family. That is generally when the voice starts cracking and the tears start...
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Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley celebrates a catch by Olivia Baumgardner, 10 of Arcadia, Calif., during a charity kickball event with the Children's Cancer Network and HopeKids on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Penn State plays Washington in the Fiesta Bowl on Saturday. (Joe Hermitt/PennLive.com via AP)
December 29, 2017 - 6:25 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Penn State and Washington had national-title aspirations dashed with midseason losses. Both teams shook off those losses to reach the Fiesta Bowl, giving the big game in the desert another marquee match-up. Penn State's yard-churning rushing offense against Washington's...
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December 29, 2017 - 5:29 pm
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Rasheem Dunn scored 16 points, Glenn Sanabria added 15 and Chauncey Hawkins made four free throws in the final 22 seconds to lift St. Francis (Brooklyn) to a 73-68 win over Sacred Heart in a Northeast Conference opener on Friday. Both times Hawkins went to the line he gave...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2017, file photo, Clemson's Kelly Bryant (2) runs past Miami's Sheldrick Redwine (22) for a touchdown during the first half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C.Bryant answered the question of how the Tigers would fare in life without Deshaun Watson. Bryant is completing 67.4 percent of his passes and has also run for 11 touchdowns. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
December 29, 2017 - 3:42 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When you're in the midst of a historic trilogy, it's hard to appreciate what it will mean to the ages. Alabama is focused on beating Clemson. Clemson is focused on beating Alabama. Taking time to savor the first two chapters between these college football juggernauts — and, ohhh...
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