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  • Indiana loses WR Harris to season-ending knee injury

    CHICAGO (AP) — Indiana wide receiver J-Shun Harris II will miss the season with a torn knee ligament. Harris was the Hoosiers’ leading returning receiver with 18 catches for 168 yards and two touchdowns as…

  • Former Wisconsin signee picks Nebraska

    CHICAGO (AP) — One of the top players in Wisconsin’s recruiting class is heading to Big Ten West rival Nebraska. Running back Jordan Stevenson from Dallas signed with the Badgers in February, but was denied…

  • With Big Ten West in flux, Wisconsin embraces its identity

    CHICAGO (AP) — While the Big Ten East gets all the attention, with the defending national champions at Ohio State and Jim Harbaugh-mania at Michigan, the conference’s western division is mostly in flux. Perennial powers…

  • After down season, Stanford football renews team commitment

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — It was a Sunday, one day after Stanford lost to Utah in double overtime to fall to 5-5 last November, when Cardinal players finally decided to clear the air. The locker…

  • No matter the question, Urban Meyer always has the answer

    CHICAGO (AP) — Urban Meyer has always had an answer for everything the coaching profession has thrown at him. Nothing in his straight-ahead glare this morning suggested that had changed. Barely two hours earlier, what…

  • Beckman dodges question about mistreatment allegations

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois coach Tim Beckman brushed off questions about alleged mistreatment of players in his first appearance with reporters since May. “We focused right now on the 2015 football team,” Beckman said Thursday…

  • Pac-12 commish: No expansion plans, but bright future ahead

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott envisions fierce competition, Heisman Trophy challengers and national championship bids for his loaded football conference in the next few years. Scott doesn’t expect any new members, however.…

  • Ohio State suspends Bosa, Marshall, 2 others for opener

    CHICAGO (AP) — Ohio State will face one of its toughest tests of the season without its best defensive player and three talented receivers. The Buckeyes suspended All-America defensive end Joey Bosa, receiver Corey Smith…

  • RB Barrs-Woods to play big role for Oregon State this fall

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Oregon State running back Storm Barrs-Woods is going to be busy this fall. The Beavers are one of the youngest teams in college football, returning only 11 seniors on scholarship, and…

  • USC picked to win Pac-12, beating out Oregon in media poll

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Southern California was picked to win its first Pac-12 football title since 2008 in a preseason media poll Thursday. The Trojans received 21 of 45 votes for the title, edging defending…

  • Amway Top 25 Poll

    The Amway Top 25 football coaches preseason poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2014 records, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and 2014 final ranking: Record Pts…

  • Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended New York Yankees RHPs Anderson Acevedo, Anthoniris Santana and Carlos Santana (DSL) 72 games each after positive tests for metabolites of Stanozolol in…

  • Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended New York Yankees RHPs Anderson Acevedo, Anthoniris Santana and Carlos Santana (DSL) 72 games each after positive tests for metabolites of Stanozolol in…

  • Prosecutor: LSU student doesn’t want Tiger players charged

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The student in an on-campus apartment break-in involving LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings and two teammates has asked prosecutors not to press charges, East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore…

  • Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended New York Yankees minor league (DSL) RHPs Anderson Acevedo, Anthoniris Santana and Carlos Santana 72 games each after testing positive for metabolites of…