The Orange could score another top 10 pelt Saturday, while Penn State faces its first major test vs. Michigan.

  • Perspective

Four top-10 teams lost last weekend, three startlingly, but as far as the selection committee is concerned, it's the wins, bud.

The former coach, fired amid a wide ranging FBI investigation, pointed to a lie-detector test he said he passed as evidence of his innocence.

College sports wires

North Dakota athletic director retiring at end of December

North Dakota athletic director Brian Faison said Tuesday he is retiring at the end of December after guiding the program through the transition to NCAA Division I athletics and the decision to drop the Fighting Sioux nickname after criticism that it was insensitive to American Indians.

Columbus Crew owner may move soccer team to Austin, Texas

The owner of the Crew SC says the team is no longer sustainable and will move to Austin, Texas, unless a new, privately-financed stadium is built in downtown Columbus.

Tuesday’s Sports in Brief


  • Perspective

As money has increased in college football, the midseason firing has become more common.

Discontent reaches from boosters to bartenders, and a trip to No. 1 Alabama is next.

'Coach Pitino has been vilified, ridiculed, and criticized in the local and national media, on social media, and in public and private communications,' the lawsuit maintains.

Jacob Montes scored on the counterattack in the 88th minute to hand the Terrapins their first regular season loss in nearly two years.

Pitino, who was placed on unpaid administrative leave last month, spent 16 years as the Cardinals' men's basketball coach.

Since losing to Oklahoma in the second week of the season, the Buckeyes have been bulldozing opponents.

  • Cade Massey, Rufus Peabody
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  • 2 days ago
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A spate of upsets and near-upsets across the country forced a mass recalibration of what is possible.

  • Analysis

The Tigers (of the Plains) had another nightmare visit with the resurgent Tigers (of Death Valley).

  • Patrick Stevens
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  • 4 days ago
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At 82, eight years after a major stroke, the coach turned beloved TV personality is still making picks and wearing mascot heads.

Brent Cimaglia tried to punch above his weight against South Carolina.

Not bad for a non-Saturday

The schedule gets even tougher for the Terps, who have largely defied injuries and expectations.

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