LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their 9-month-old grandchild over the weekend, law enforcement officials confirmed on Sunday. Read more
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi bit his tongue all week whenever someone would mention the challenge Louisville's fast pace would present when the Cardinals visited Heinz Field.
No. 6 Ohio State, No. 10 Penn State and No. 14 Oregon returned to The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, weeks before they start playing, creating a Top 25 as unusual as this season.
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: No. 6 Ohio St, No. 10 Penn St jump back into Top 25; LSU, Oklahoma fall; Clemson, Alabama, Florida top poll.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Zach Wilson threw for a career-high 392 yards and two touchdowns, leading No. 18 BYU to a 48-7 victory over Troy on Saturday night.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — If the Miami Hurricanes aren't back, they're doing a pretty nifty imitation.
Maybe it was jet lag. Maybe it was all the delays and personnel changes in the offseason. Whatever it was, Georgia got over it in the third quarter, and quarterback Stetson Bennett rallied the Bulldogs to a 37-10 road victory over Arkansas in the season opener Saturday.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Sam Ehlinger threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Joshua Moore in overtime, sending No. 8 Texas to a wild 63-56 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday that saw the Longhorns rally with two touchdowns in the final 3 minutes of regulation.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Deion Hankins rushed for three touchdowns and UTEP held Louisiana-Monroe to 7 yards rushing in a 31-6 victory on Saturday.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Cameron Carroll scored a career-high three of Tulane's seven rushing touchdowns and added a 16-yard TD reception, and the Green Wave beat Southern Miss 66-24 on Saturday.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Pitts caught four of Kyle Trask's six touchdown passes and No. 5 Florida spoiled the head coaching debut of Mississippi’s Lane Kiffin with a 51-35 victory Saturday.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Dillon Gabriel threw for 408 yards and four touchdowns to help No. 13 Central Florida beat East Carolina 51-28 on Saturday to open its American Athletic Conference schedule.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Skylar Thompson passed for 334 yards and ran for three touchdowns, and Kansas State rallied from 21 points down to beat No. 3 Oklahoma 38-35 on Saturday.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Nate Snyder hit a 53-yard field goal on the game’s final play Saturday, and No. 19 Louisiana-Lafayette escaped with a 20-18 victory over Georgia Southern.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bo Nix threw for 233 yards and three second-half touchdowns, including a pair to Seth Williams, and No. 8 Auburn scored twice in the fourth quarter to pull away from No. 23 Kentucky for a 29-13 victory Saturday in the season opener.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Throughout the recruiting process for five-star power forward Daimion Collins, whenever a college coach has expressed interest, his Texas high school coach has asked why.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Dave Aranda's off-and-on wait for his debut as Baylor coach may finally be over.
Vanderbilt at No. 10 Texas A&M, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET (SECN Alt).
No. 5 Florida at Ole Miss, Saturday at noon ET (ESPN).
Kansas State (0-1, 0-0 Big 12) at No. 3 Oklahoma (1-0, 0-0), Saturday at noon ET (FOX).
No. 2 Alabama at Missouri, Saturday at 7 p.m. ET (ESPN).
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State's athletic department will cut 25 jobs, furlough hundreds of other employees and ask coaches and others to take 5% pay cuts to help grapple with a projected $107 million budget deficit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, athletic director Gene Smith said Wednesday.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn University is asking fans to avoid rolling its replanted oak trees with toilet paper as football games begin on campus.
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Georgia defensive back Otis Reese says he left the school because of racist treatment on campus and coach Kirby Smart manipulated him to continue playing for the Bulldogs last season after he expressed his intention to transfer.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Former transfer Matthew Downing has been named the starting quarterback for TCU's season opener, though last year's starter has also been cleared to play.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina now gets to see if changes on offense the Gamecocks have made since last fall will translate into wins.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derek Mason knows who his new starting quarterback is. The Vanderbilt coach just isn't saying, not while looking for every advantage possible in the Commodores' season opener.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Dave Aranda expressed optimism Monday that his team will be able to play its Big 12 opener against Kansas on Saturday after having to call off a game last weekend because of positive COVID-19 tests that affected a position group.
Tyrone White, a captain in the Miami-Dade Police Department and the father of New England Patriots' running back James White, was killed in a car accident Sunday. James White's mother, Lisa, was also in the car and is in critical condition.
Perhaps we now have our answer, one that comes for reasons beyond a 2019-20 NBA season dramatically delayed due to a pandemic.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — D'Eriq King threw three touchdown passes and No. 17 Miami used big plays to beat No. 18 Louisville 47-34 on Saturday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams.
ATLANTA — UCF coaches talked about quarterback Dillon Gabriel's growth and improvement from his true freshman to sophomore seasons.
CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said leading up to this week's game against The Citadel that the FCS Bulldogs could "embarrass" Clemson if the Tigers didn't show up ready to play.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Frank Harris ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to lead UTSA to a 24-10 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Gunnar Watson threw for 248 yards and two touchdowns and Troy opened its season with a 47-14 victory over Middle Tennessee State on Saturday.
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CHICAGO — Conspiracy Theory Saturday got off to a bang when the Big Ten’s Week 1 schedule was released on Fox Sports’ “Big Noon” kickoff show.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jamale Carothers rushed for 125 yards, Daniel Davies kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired, and Navy rallied from a 24-0 third-quarter deficit to beat Tulane 27-24 on Saturday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Gerrid Doaks scored four touchdowns, including a career-high three rushing TDs, and No. 13 Cincinnati beat Austin Peay 55-20 on Saturday in the Bearcats' season opener.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An Atlanta Falcons rookie who played college football for South Carolina has paid a big chunk of the veterinary bill for a South Carolina TV sports director’s rescue dog.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two of Ohio State’s biggest stars, cornerback Shaun Wade and guard Wyatt Davis, are opting back in for the 2020 football season.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Graduate transfer Collin Hill will start at quarterback for South Carolina when it opens against No. 15 Tennessee on Sept. 26.
South Florida (1-0) at No. 7 Notre Dame (1-0), Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET (USA).
The Citadel (0-1) at No. 1 Clemson (1-0), Saturday at 4 p.m. ET (ACC Network).
PHILADELPHIA — This time around, the Big Ten made sure it sounded like the Big Ten.
INDIANAPOLIS — Now that the Big Ten has a rescheduled kickoff weekend, coaches and players can start the sprint to opening day.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Sophomore defensive end Tyree Wilson has been granted an NCAA waiver that makes the former Texas A&M transfer immediately eligible to play for Texas Tech.
LOS ANGELES — A day after USC football players made their public plea for California state officials to loosen restrictions and let them play, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared there's nothing in the state's guidelines that's stopping them.