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Analysis: Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State and … Washington to College Football Playoff

Four years of Alabama-Clemson dominance have made the college football season seem like a foregone conclusion.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018

Oklahoma is in: Sooners snag 4th spot in playoff semifinals

Oklahoma is in the College Football Playoff, moving into the fourth and final spot in the rankings after winning the Big 12 championship.

Dozens hurt in floor collapse at S. Carolina apartment party

The floor of a clubhouse near Clemson University where a large party was taking place collapsed early Sunday, hurtling dozens of people into the basement, authorities said.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017

Majority of top college football prospects capitalize on early signing period

The relevance of the traditional National Signing Day in early February may have just taken a major hit. Under a policy that took effect this year, high school seniors could …

Clemson, USC to partner in research with new Samsung plant

Samsung is bringing together South Carolina’s two biggest universities – and sports rivals – to partner with the South Korean electronics company for research into home appliances.

Syracuse stuns second-ranked Clemson 27-24

As the celebration in the Syracuse locker room reverberated through the walls of the Carrier Dome, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney winced a little bit, dreams of a perfect season lost …

Deshaun Watson plans to fully participate in NFL combine

Deshaun Watson is trying to approach everything leading up to the NFL draft as having fun and enjoying the process while preparing for another once-in-a-lifetime moment.

College football: Deshaun Watson leaves Clemson, but Dabo Swinney’s Tigers on solid ground

Standing on college football’s biggest stage and hoisting its top prize, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and dynamic quarterback Deshaun Watson shared the ultimate hug and a few private words.

Leading men: Ohio St’s Elflein, Clemson’s Boulware show way

Coaches often talk about how the best teams have players who take ownership and convey their messages as well as they do. Ohio State’s Pat Elflein and Clemson’s Ben Boulware …

Clemson QB Watson says he’s best no matter what voters say

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson believes he is the best player in the country no matter what the Heisman Trophy voters say.

Watson Watch: Banged-up Clemson QB expected to play vs. Pitt

Tigers’ Heisman Trophy contender Deshaun Watson fell hard on his right, throwing shoulder Saturday just before halftime in No. 3 Clemson’s 54-0 win over Syracuse and did not return.

Top 25: Mississippi State upsets No. 7 A&M

Mississippi State’s Nick Fitzgerald was hit a few yards shy of the end zone as one, two and then three Texas A&M defenders tried to pull him to the ground.

Texas A&M sneaks ahead of Washington in first College Football Playoff rankings

The road to the College Football Playoff just got a little bumpier for the Washington Huskies.

No. 3 Clemson rallies for 37-34 win over No. 12 Florida St.

Deshaun Watson had 430 yards of total offense and third-ranked Clemson held off No. 12 Florida State 37-34 on Saturday night in Tallahasee, Florida.

Top 25 football: Brett Rypien throws five TD passes in Boise State’s rout of New Mexico

Brett Rypien threw five touchdown passes – three to Cedrick Wilson – and No. 19 Boise State overwhelmed New Mexico 49-21 on Friday night in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

In brief: Clemson dominates first half in victory over Georgia Tech

Deshaun Watson and No. 5 Clemson finally turned in the performance everyone was expecting, totally dominating Georgia Tech in the first half on the way to a 26-7 victory Thursday …

Top 25: Clemson rallies in 4th to avoid upset to Troy

Deshaun Watson threw for three touchdowns and the second-ranked Clemson Tigers avoided a host of mistakes – including an embarrassing early celebration punt-return gaffe by Ray-Ray McCloud that cost a …

Digest: Kaiden Dinh hits walk-off single, Iowa beats Rhode Island in LLWS

Kaiden Dinh hit a walk-off single and Johnston, Iowa rallied past Warwick, Rhode Island 3-2 on Tuesday in an elimination game of the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, …

Newsmakers: Ravens forfeit 1 week of workouts

The Baltimore Ravens have forfeited one week of offseason practices for violating the labor agreement on such workouts. The NFL also fined coach

Column: With latest title, Saban claims a place in history

Step aside, Bear. There’s a new legend in Tuscaloosa.

Swinney Style: Dabo leads top-ranked Clemson with a smile

Tony Elliott wasn’t sure what to expect when he found out his new receivers coach was a guy named Dabo.

Alabama’s Saban: Love him or hate him, his dynasty stands

To all those who think Nick Saban leads a joyless life, that all he cares about is winning football games, he’d like to set the record straight.

Last Clemson-Alabama game launched dynasty

The plan was for a Clemson coming out party.

Title game tests ties in Alabama hometown of Clemson coach

Two autographed photos of Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hang on a wall above the used stoves and plumbing hoses in Jason Miller’s hardware store, even though this is the heart …

Clemson playing for a title, and for history

With shiny orange confetti stuck to his sweat-soaked face as the celebration after the Orange Bowl rolled along, Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware knew the time was right to make a …

Clemson pounds Oklahoma, proves doubters wrong

Dabo Swinney was in no mood to talk about Clemsoning.

Inside the playoff: How Cam Newton inspired Watson

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson said he met Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton when he was in high school, and the two are still friends.

Stanford beats Clemson 4-0 in NCAA men’s soccer final

U.S. national team forward Jordan Morris and the Stanford Cardinal couldn’t be stopped.

Stanford and Clemson set to play for NCAA soccer title

After 110 tough minutes in the semifinals, both Stanford and Clemson advanced after penalty kick shootouts to the national championship of the men’s College Cup on Sunday.

No. 1 Clemson beats North Carolina for ACC title, playoff spot

Heisman Trophy hopeful Deshaun Watson threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more as No. 1 Clemson stayed unbeaten – perhaps helped by a disputed call – by holding …