• Virginia Tech quarterback Jerod Evans passes during the NCAA college football team's practice Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Blacksburg, Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

    Transfer Jerod Evans named Virginia Tech’s starting QB

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Junior college transfer Jerod Evans will be Virginia Tech’s starting quarterback in the opener against Liberty.

  • Malzahn names Sean White starting QB against No. 2 Clemson

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Sean White will open this season like he finished the last one: As Auburn’s starting quarterback.

  • Docs ask feds to probe use of live animals at USC med school

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The emergency-medicine training program at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine violates federal law by using live animals, according to a complaint filed Thursday by a doctors group that seeks alternatives to using animals in medical education and research.

  • Tilman Fertitta donates $20M to University of Houston sports

    HOUSTON (AP) — Businessman Tilman Fertitta (fuhr-TEE’-tuh) has given $20 million to the University of Houston in what school officials say is the largest donation for Cougar sports.

  • Afghan men walk near U.S. vehicles on guard after an attack on the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. The attack has ended, a senior police officer said Thursday, after several people were killed. Kabul police Chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said the dead included one guard, and that about 700 students had been rescued. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

    Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 10 dead

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early on Thursday after at least 10 people were killed and dozens were wounded, a government spokesman said.

  • The Latest: District says it welcomes dialogue on discipline

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a federal complaint alleging that public schools in Virginia’s capital city more frequently and more harshly punish black students and those with disabilities than their classmates (all times local):

  • Complaint: Black students punished more harshly than whites

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal complaint accuses public schools in Virginia’s capital city of more frequently and more harshly punishing black students and those with disabilities than their classmates.

  • Afghan security forces rush to respond to a complex Taliban attack on the campus of the American University in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. University President Mark English told The Associated Press that security forces had arrived on the scene soon after the attack began around 7 p.m. (1430 GMT) (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

    Attack underway at American University in Afghan capital

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An attack on the American University of Afghanistan has ended, a senior police officer said Thursday, after at least seven people were killed and more than 30 were wounded.

  • FILE--In this Feb. 5, 2013 file photo, Graham Allison, Professor of Government at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School, listens during an event in Boston. Imagine a dream team of the nation's top historians, recruited by the White House to advise the president on major decisions. That's the idea being pitched by two Harvard University scholars who allege that many U.S. leaders know alarmingly little about history, both in their own country and in others. Campaigns for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump did not immediately say whether they support the idea. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

    Dream team of historians proposed to advise US president

    BOSTON (AP) — Imagine a dream team of the nation’s top historians, recruited by the White House to advise the president on major decisions. That’s the idea being pitched by two Harvard University scholars who say many United States leaders know alarmingly little about history, both of their own country and of others.

  • In this Nov. 7, 2015, file photo, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates after their 23-17 win over Florida State in an NCAA college football game in Clemson, S.C. Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25. Clemson is No. 2. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)

    Clemson football coach made impermissible FaceTime call

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson’s athletic department reported 15 violations to the NCAA in the past year, including three by the defending Atlantic Coast Conference football champions.