Shaw shoulders blame for Stanford's slide

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

David Shaw has answered questions about Stanford's ability to remain a football powerhouse since he succeeded Jim Harbaugh as coach in January 2011, and the debate fires up any time his team begins to slide.

UNC awaits report for answers on academic fraud

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

North Carolina has faced three years of questions about how academic fraud took place in a department popular with athletes.

Data shows no evidence of SEC bias in poll

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

With research by STATS, The Associated Press looked at how teams rise and fall in the AP Top 25 after winning and losing conference games this season and over the past five seasons to try see if Southeastern Conference teams are gaining more and being punished less than when teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big 12, Big Ten and Pac-12 play conference games.

Penn St. has pressure of No. 13 Ohio St., beyond

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Penn State coach James Franklin says one of the biggest challenges he faces in his job is meeting high expectations of a huge fan base.

As SEC dominates rankings, calls of #SECBias rise

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Duck fans in Oregon and Buckeye backers in Ohio are united. Seminoles in the Florida panhandle and Sooners in the Oklahoma panhandle are rallying around a common cause.

Governor dropped from NCAA suit on Penn State fine

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The NCAA has dropped Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett from its lawsuit challenging a state law that limits where $60 million in Penn State fine money can be spent.

Dorsett on a record pace for Hurricanes

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

In 2012, Phillip Dorsett's pride was hurt.

Pearl brings transfers, buzz to Auburn hoops

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Auburn coach Bruce Pearl believes his program has come a long way off the court. He's hoping the Tigers can make similar strides when the games actually start.

Vandy refocused off open date, McCrary next QB up

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The Vanderbilt Commodores have had a chance to catch their breath during their first open date of the season, and now they hope they are in better shape to finish strong.

Manning looking to make Wake Forest a winner again

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

When his Wake Forest players couldn't get a defensive drill quite right, new coach Danny Manning made them do it again — and again.