• 2 Illinois players suspended indefinitely

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois coach Tim Beckman has suspended a pair of defensive players for unspecified violations of team policies.

  • Ohio State loses WR Brown for season to left leg injury

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State wide receiver Noah Brown injured his left leg during practice Wednesday and will miss the season.

  • In this Jan. 16, 1954, file photo, Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp talks to players, from left, Cliff Hagan, Lou Tsioropoulos and Frank Ramsey (30) in Lexington, Ky. Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten `53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84. Tsioropoulos' nephew, Michael Johnson, said Wednesday night, Aug. 26, 2015, that his uncle died Saturday in Louisville, Ky., of natural causes. A memorial service was held there Wednesday. He would have turned 85 on Monday. (AP Photo/John Wyatt, File)

    Former Kentucky standout Lou Tsioropoulos dies at 84

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky’s 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten ’53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84.

  • Mora: Freshman Josh Rosen will start at QB for No. 13 UCLA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freshman Josh Rosen will be No. 13 UCLA’s starting quarterback in the season opener against Virginia.

  • Middle Tennessee’s 3-game deal with Missouri starts in 2016

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle Tennessee has agreed to a three-game deal with Missouri with the series starting in 2016 and featuring a trip by the Southeastern Conference team to Tennessee in 2022.

  • Florida State looks for more stops from revamped defense

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State ‘s bid to repeat as national champions last season was doomed in part by a defense that ranked among one of its worst in the school’s 68-year football history.

  • Indiana University Vice President and Director of Athletics, Fred Glass, talks about the upcoming football season during a press conference in Bloomington, Ind., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.   (Chris Howell/The Herald-Times via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Indiana administration expects athletes to behave better

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University President Michael McRobbie sent a tough message to the athletic department this week: It’s time for Hoosiers athletes to shape up or they may be on their way out.

  • Fresno State names Zack Greenlee starting QB

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Sophomore Zack Greenlee will be the starting quarterback for Fresno State this season.

  • Auburn secondary counting on transfers Countess, Matthews

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Hard-hitting safety Tray Matthews expects to add some “boom” to Auburn’s defense. Cornerback Blake Countess, meanwhile, brings versatility and the experience that comes with starting 30 games for Michigan.

  • Rutgers coach: Didn’t know of investigation when contacted

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach Kyle Flood said Wednesday that when he was contacted by university officials about communicating with a faculty member regarding the academic status of a player, he didn’t know he was being investigated for possibly violating school or NCAA rules.