Sports: College

Nov. 07, 2014 @ 11:22 PM

Tar Heels defense looking to progress quickly

North Carolina's defense is still trying to solve the same defensive problems, from poor tackling to missed assignments that lead to big plays.

Nov. 06, 2014 @ 10:58 PM

Oregon jumps into top 4 in 2nd playoff ranking

Mississippi State, Florida State and Auburn held the top three spots in the second College Football Playoff rankings, with Oregon joining them in the top four Tuesday night.

Nov. 04, 2014 @ 07:15 PM

Alabama, LSU ready for SEC West showdown

Now, Alabama sees a clearly defined path to all of its big-picture goals, starting with LSU as the first of several big obstacles.

Nov. 04, 2014 @ 07:09 PM

Davidson set for jump to Atlantic-10

Davidson coach Bob McKillop has been around college basketball long enough to realize the significance of the step his program is taking leaving the Southern Conference it once dominated for the Atlantic-10.

Nov. 05, 2014 @ 08:51 PM

No. 22 Duke limiting mistakes as division climb continues

Duke has risen to the top of its Atlantic Coast Conference division thanks largely to its ability to play mistake-free football.

Nov. 03, 2014 @ 06:36 PM

NC State concludes conference skid, envisions bowl chase

North Carolina State's long losing streak in Atlantic Coast Conference play is over. So too is a tough five-game midseason stretch that threatened to push the Wolfpack into a repeat of last year's struggles.

Nov. 03, 2014 @ 03:10 PM

Mount St. Joseph basketball player's dream comes true

Lauren Hill felt so good after fulfilling her dream that she felt inspired to play another game.

Nov. 03, 2014 @ 03:02 PM

Which teams will be able to survive a loss?

Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's 10th weekend.

Nov. 04, 2014 @ 06:49 PM

Paige, Okafor earn spots on AP preseason team

Jahlil Okafor has yet to play a game for Duke. The hype surrounding his arrival is all pegged to potential and what he accomplished against high school players.

Nov. 03, 2014 @ 03:11 PM

No. 21 East Carolina upset 20-10 at Temple

Temple had the perfect mix for its first victory over a ranked opponent in 16 years: aggressive defense, team discipline and a lot of rain.