College Football

Notre Dame fires defensive coordinator after 1-3 start

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Hours after an embarrassing 38-35 home loss to Duke, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has fired defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder following a 1-3 start.Read more

Hoosier miscues lead to Wake Forest 33-28 win

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John Wolford ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, and Jessie Bates returned an interception for a third score Saturday to lead Wake Forest past Indiana 33-28.Read more

Notre Dame loses at home on game-winning field goal by Duke

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The kick made for a devastating second straight home loss for Notre Dame, which started the season ranked No. 10 with hopes of vying for a playoff spot.Read more

Blough throws for 300 yards, 2 TDs; Purdue tops Nevada 24-14

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David Blough threw for 300 yards and two touchdowns, Markell Jones had a go-ahead score in the third quarter and Purdue rallied past Nevada 24-14 on Saturday.Read more

No. 18 Irish fall to No. 12 Spartans 36 to 28

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Tyler O'Connor threw for two touchdowns, Gerald Holmes ran for two more, including a 73-yard score, and No. 12 Michigan State took advantage of mistakes by No. 18 Notre Dame and held on for a 36-28 victory Saturday night.Read more

Neal tosses 2 TDs, runs for 1; Ball State beats EKU 41-14

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Riley Neal threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and Ball State held Eastern Kentucky to 3 yards rushing in a 41-14 victory Saturday.Read more

Purdue falls to Cincinnati 38 to 20 at home Saturday

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Purdue (1-1) was trying to start the season 2-0 for the first time since 2007, but quarterback David Blough was intercepted five times, and J.D. Dellinger missed a 28-yard field goal. Three interceptions of Blough set up Cincinnati touchdowns.Read more

Notre Dame falls in double OT

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Tyrone Swoopes scored on a lunging 6-yard touchdown run in the second overtime, giving Texas a 50-47 victory over No. 10 Notre Dame on Sunday night.Read more

Early takeaways spring Purdue over Eastern Kentucky 45-24

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Leroy Clark and Gelen Robinson's first-quarter interceptions helped Purdue build an early 21-0 lead, and the Boilermakers outlasted Football Championship Subdivision opponent Eastern Kentucky 45-24 in the season opener for both teams Saturday.Read more

Purdue football player arrested on battery charge

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A Purdue University football athlete has been arrested for battery. He's accused of punching his roommate in the face and fracturing his jaw.Read more

AP Sources: LSU fires Miles, Cameron, promotes Orgeron

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Two people familiar with the decision say LSU has fired head football coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and promoted defensive line coach Ed Orgeron to interim head coach.Read more

Ball State rallies in second half to edge FAU 31-27

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Riley Neal threw two touchdowns and ran for two more, including the winning score, as Ball State rallied in the second half to edge Florida Atlantic 31-27 on Saturday night in a game that was delayed several times due to lightning.Read more