• Louisiana high school football player dies

    WINNSBORO, La. (AP) — A coroner’s investigator in north Louisiana says a high school football player has died from an injury during a game.

  • In this Aug. 8, 2015, photo, Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles (14) throws during NCAA college football practice in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky players have many reasons to be excited about Saturday night's, Sept. 5, 2015, opener against Louisiana-Lafayette. The biggest is finally getting to play in the "new" Commonwealth Stadium, which underwent a $120 million makeover with amenities the Wildcats believe make it feel more like home. (Matt Goins/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Kentucky ready for season opener against Louisiana-Lafayette

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles and coach Mark Stoops have found it hard to contain their anticipation about new-look Commonwealth Stadium.

  • This Aug. 4, 2015, file photo, shows Georgia quarterback Greyson Lambert during a college football practice in Athens, Ga. One year ago, Greyson Lambert was on his way to starting nine games at Virginia. Now, as a graduate transfer, he is the newly named starting quarterback for No. 9 Georgia _ a fresh beginning that comes with heavy expectations.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

    No. 9 Georgia, ULM to unveil new starting QBs in opener

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Louisiana Monroe’s veteran players shouldn’t be awed by looking up at 92,000 fans at No. 9 Georgia’s Sanford Stadium on Saturday.

  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, September 5, the 248th day of 2015. There are 117 days left in the year.

  • A black ribbon with a thin blue line runs across a Fox Lake Police badge Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, in Fox Lake, Ill.  Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was shot and killed Tuesday while pursuing a group of suspicious men. Police are searching for a second day to locate three suspects in the killing. (Paul Valade /Daily Herald via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT

    Are more police getting killed? A look at officer deaths

    CHICAGO (AP) — The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz’ death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where the 52-year-old officer worked. A look at some of the latest slayings and data on other officer killings:

  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left in the year.

  • This Aug. 4, 2015, file photo, shows Georgia quarterback Greyson Lambert during a college football practice in Athens, Ga. One year ago, Greyson Lambert was on his way to starting nine games at Virginia. Now, as a graduate transfer, he is the newly named starting quarterback for No. 9 Georgia _ a fresh beginning that comes with heavy expectations.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

    No. 9 Georgia players not fazed by Lambert winning QB job

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The big quarterback decision has been made. That clears the way for No. 9 Georgia to sharpen its focus on the season.

  • Agent: Saints trade Saunders to Patriots for draft pick

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The agent for NFL return specialist and receiver Jalen Saunders says the second-year pro has been traded from the New Orleans Saints to the New England Patriots for a conditional draft pick.

  • Agent says Saints placing Spencer on injured reserve

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints placed veteran linebacker Anthony Spencer on injured reserve while meeting an NFL requirement for rosters to be trimmed to 75 by Tuesday afternoon.

  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, September 1, the 244th day of 2015. There are 121 days left in the year.