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UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 6:34 p.m.

Alabama-Clemson IV: Can Saban’s dynasty reach new heights?

Alabama-Clemson IV, the third meeting with the national championship on the line, will be played Monday night at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Tide vs. Tigers might be getting …


Cal defensive back Bryce Turner dies at age 19

California defensive back Bryce Turner has died after being hospitalized for a medical emergency during a non-team workout. He was 19.


West Virginia hires Troy’s Neal Brown for 6 years, $19.05 million

West Virginia hired Troy’s Neal Brown on Saturday to coach the Mountaineers, landing the youngest of six coaches in the FBS who have won at least 10 games each of …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 6:32 p.m.

Clemson QB Switch: Tigers thrived after Trevor Lawrence’s promotion

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney knows freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence earned the starting job over senior Kelly Bryant on the field and not in the staff meeting rooms.


College Football Playoff: Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa says sprained ankle feeling good

Alabama quarterback and Heisman Trophy runner-up Tua Tagovailoa says his sprained ankle is feeling good two days before the Crimson Tide play Clemson for the national championship.


QB Justin Fields confirms transfer to Ohio State from Georgia

Quarterback Justin Fields confirmed Friday night he is transferring to Ohio State following one season as Georgia’s backup.


Hall of Fame college football coach George Welsh dies

George Welsh, who coached football at Virginia for 19 years and retired as the Atlantic Coast Conference’s career victories leader, has died.


Oklahoma hires former WSU assistant Alex Grinch as defensive coordinator

Oklahoma has hired Ohio State co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach Alex Grinch as defensive coordinator.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 4:07 p.m.

Clemson-Alabama IV has precedents in other sports

Playoff games between Clemson and Alabama that determine college football’s champions have become as regular an occurrence in the winter as Golden State-Cleveland NBA Finals matchups are each spring.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 4:22 p.m.

Tickets for College Football Playoff title game between Alabama, Clemson available for cheap

Tickets for the CFP title game between Alabama and Clemson have never been cheaper.


Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa headlines AP’s all-bowl team

Heisman Trophy runner-up Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama outdueled Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray of Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl to earn his spot as the quarterback of The Associated Press …


Clemson’s NFL prospects step closer to championship goals

Clemson All-American defensive tackle Christian Wilkins is grateful for the journey he has taken during his final college season. But he says he hasn’t reached his destination yet. The second-ranked …


Gutsy calls by a gambling Nick Saban have turned title games

Nick Saban showed he’s capable of derring-do in Alabama’s past two national championship game wins. The coach famed for his scowl, his process and his meticulous down-to-the-tiniest detail nature has …


Ralph D. Russso: Expand playoff to get the guess work out of the game

The satisfying simplicity of sports is in the definitive result. A game is played. There is a winner and a loser and the winner gets a reward.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:12 a.m.

Houston hires coach Dana Holgorsen away from West Virginia

Houston hired West Virginia’s Dana Holgorsen as its coach Wednesday, ending his eight-year run with the Mountaineers.


Purdue super fan who inspired with fight against cancer dies

Tyler Trent, a former Purdue University student and college football super fan who inspired many with his battle against cancer, died Tuesday. He was 20 years old.


QB Sam Ehlinger’s 3 TD runs lead Texas past Georgia 28-21 in Sugar Bowl

Sam Ehlinger ran for three touchdowns, the Texas defense largely held Georgia’s offense in check, and the Longhorns earned their first 10-win season since 2009 by beating the Bulldogs 28-21 …


Iowa rallies past No. 18 Mississippi State in Outback Bowl

Safety Jake Gervase made an interception in the end zone to help preserve a late lead, and ball-hawking Iowa Hawkeyes beat No. 18 Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl 27-22 …


No. 11 LSU knocks off No. 7 UCF 40-32 in Fiesta Bowl

Joe Burrow shook off a vicious early hit to throw for 394 yards and four touchdowns, helping No. 11 LSU end No. 7 Central Florida’s 25-game winning streak with a …


Benny Snell Jr. runs wild, No. 16 Kentucky holds off No. 13 Penn State

Benny Snell Jr. ran for 144 yards and two touchdowns to become Kentucky’s career rushing leader and help the 16th-ranked Wildcats wrap up their best season in more than four …


Oklahoma, coach Lincoln Riley agree to contract extension

Oklahoma and Lincoln Riley have agreed to a contract extension, which should quell speculation about the second-year coach being lured away by an NFL team.


Trayveon Williams runs wild, Texas A&M routs NC State 52-13 in Gator Bowl

Trayveon Williams ran for 236 yards and three touchdowns, smashing a 30-year-old school record and carrying No. 21 Texas A&M to a 52-13 victory against North Carolina State in the …


Northwestern defense stuns No. 20 Utah 31-20 in Holiday Bowl

Northwestern converted three Utah turnovers into 21 points in a dizzying nine-minute stretch in the pouring rain in the third quarter of the Holiday Bowl, including Jared McGee’s 82-yard fumble …


Cameron Scarlett scores both TDs, Stanford tops Pittsburgh 14-13 Sun Bowl

Cameron Scarlett scored on a 1-yard run and recovered a fumble in the end zone for a second score to lead Stanford to a 14-13 victory against Pittsburgh in the …


Justin Herbert sparks Oregon past Michigan State 7-6 in Redbox Bowl

Justin Herbert threw a touchdown pass to Dillon Mitchell in the fourth quarter, and Oregon held on after Michigan State botched a fake field goal attempt for a 7-6 victory …


Cincinnati rallies past Virginia Tech 35-31 in Military Bowl

Michael Warren ran for a career-high 166 yards and scored the go-ahead touchdown with 1:29 left in a soggy Military Bowl to carry Cincinnati past Virginia Tech 35-31.


Oklahoma State edges No. 24 Missouri 38-33 in Liberty Bowl

Taylor Cornelius tied a Liberty Bowl record with four touchdown passes and Kolby Peel made a critical fourth-down stop with 1:01 left as Oklahoma State edged No. 24 Missouri 38-33. …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:13 a.m.

New Year’s Day bowls: Who’s playing, who’s favored and who doesn’t care

It’s New Year’s Day, the one day on the calendar where it’s perfectly acceptable – nay, darn near mandatory – to sit on the couch for hours upon end watching …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 30, 2018, 9:24 p.m.

Miami coach Mark Richt retires, Hurricanes hire Manny Diaz who was leaving for Temple

Mark Richt said he wants Miami to experience greatness again. And he decided someone else will have to lead the Hurricanes there.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 10:12 p.m.

No. 1 Alabama beats No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 to reach title game

Tua Tagovailoa threw for 318 yards and four touchdowns and No. 1-ranked Alabama beat No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Orange Bowl.