• NDSU football team opens on road at Montana; game on ESPN

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State University is beginning its quest for a fifth straight Football Championship Subdivision title.

  • Starr urges independent probe of Ukwuachu sex assault case

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University President Ken Starr is proposing an independent investigation of the athletic department’s handling of the sexual assault complaint against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.

  • In this Dec. 20, 2014, file photo, Colorado State interim coach Dave Baldwin celebrates after his team scored a field goal against Utah during the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game in Las Vegas. Now offensive coordinator at Oregon State, Baldwin has been charged with taking Oregon State's offense out of Mike Riley's era and remaking it for new head coach Gary Andersen. That means taking the Beavers from a pro-style to a speedy spread. And that's where the no-huddle comes in. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

    Baldwin charged with offensive makeover at Oregon State

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Among the difficult things about remaking Oregon State’s pro-style offense has been the huddle. Or, more specifically, the lack of one.

  • This Nov. 15, 2014, file photo, shows Brigham Young wide receiver Mitch Mathews, rear, catching a pass over the back of UNLV defensive back Mike Horsey (32) in the second quarter during an NCAA college football game, in Provo, Utah. BYU has visions of mismatches across the field with the 2015 passing game. That begins with a pair of 6-foot-6 receivers nicknamed the Twin Towers. With running back Jamaal Williams gone for the season, Mitch Mathews and Nick Kurtz need to live up to the hype. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

    BYU has high hopes for Twin Towers at receiver

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — The BYU offense has visions of mismatches across the field for quarterback Taysom Hill to exploit this season. That begins with a pair of 6-foot-6 receivers nicknamed the Twin Towers.

  • AP Source: LSU’s Cameron treated for cancer, continuing job

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said Friday that has been treated successfully for prostate cancer and plans to maintain his regular coaching duties this season.

  • 49ers in turmoil as they face Broncos in exhibition game

    A look at what to expect in Saturday night’s preseason games:

  • In this Sept. 6, 2014, photo, Tennessee linebacker Curt Maggitt tips a pass during an NCAA football game against Arkansas State in Knoxville, Tenn. Derek Barnett aned Curt Maggitt make No. 25 Tennessee the only Football Bowl Subdivision program to return two players who posted double-digit sack totals last season.  (Adam Lau/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

    Barnett, Maggitt give No. 25 Vols fierce pass-rushing tandem

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Opposing quarterbacks could encounter double trouble when they face Tennessee.

  • In this Jan. 10, 2015 file photo, members of the North Dakota State football team hold the championship trophy after their 29-27 win over Illinois State in the FCS Championship NCAA college football game in Frisco, Texas.  NDSU says it will start providing stipends to scholarship athletes in all 16 sports beginning next year with a goal of paying the full cost of attending college. Officials with the school that has won four straight Football Championship Subdivision titles say the anticipated additional cost will be up to $3,400 per full scholarship. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp, File)

    FCS champions prepare for hostile environment in Missoula

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — In their short life as a Division I football program, the North Dakota State Bison have notched signature wins on the road at Iowa State, Kansas State, Kansas, Colorado State and Minnesota. Bison coach Chris Klieman says none of those places is as intimidating as the University of Montana’s home field.

  • Missoula air quality ‘very unhealthy,’ Griz expected to play

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The air quality in Missoula was rated “very unhealthy” Friday due to smoke from forest fires in the region. Under University of Montana’s athletic practice policy, student athletes would be restricted to activities that do not increase their breathing rate.

  • Virginia’s Mizzell gearing up for breakthrough season

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia running back Taquan Mizzell admits when the Cavaliers’ coaches call for the first team offense to take the field at practice, he sometimes forgets that means him.