Rutgers surprised college ranks with win in Schiano's return

The college football world has no idea what to expect from Rutgers anymore. Heading into the start of Greg Schiano's second stint as coach, no one would have been surprised if the Sc...

Merkel's party puts off choice of new leader for 2nd time

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party on Monday delayed for the second time a decision on who will become its new leader, putting off a convention planned for December in a coronavirus...

Poll: Virginia voters say virus, not economy, most important

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Enacting restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is more important than removing them to get the economy going, according to a majority of Virginia voters polled...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Who's best or rewarding success?

The AP Top 25 is embracing diversity. Nine of the 10 FBS conferences have a ranked team this week, including all the leagues currently playing games. Plus, there is an independent. ...

AP Top 25: Indiana jumps in at 17; Ohio State moves up to 3

Indiana jumped into The Associated Press college football poll Sunday after pulling off the weekend’s most dramatic upset and Ohio State moved up to No. 3 following a dominant season debut. ...

POLL ALERT: Indiana jumps into Top 25 after stunning Penn State; Ohio State surges to No. 3 behind Clemson, Alabama

NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Indiana jumps into Top 25 after stunning Penn State; Ohio State surges to No. 3 behind Clemson, Alabama.

Wilson leads No. 12 BYU past Texas State 52-14

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Zach Wilson threw for 287 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 12 BYU to a 52-14 victory over Texas State on Saturday night. Tyler Allgeier added 77 yards and a ...

Ridder runs, passes No. 19 Cincinnati past No. 16 SMU, 42-13

DALLAS (AP) — Desmond Ridder ran for 179 yards and three touchdowns and threw for 126 yards and a score to help No. 9 Cincinnati beat No. 16 SMU 42-13 on Saturday night in a showdown of unbeaten teams...

No. 11 Miami holds off Virginia 19-14, moves to 5-1

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — D’Eriq King threw for 322 yards and a touchdown, Mike Harley had career bests of 10 catches for 170 yards and No. 11 Miami outlasted Virginia 19-14 on Saturday night. ...

No. 18 Michigan tops No. 21 Minnesota 49-24 in Milton debut

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Milton accounted for two touchdowns in an unflappable debut at quarterback for No. 18 Michigan, and the Wolverines trampled No. 21 Minnesota with 258 rushing yards in a 49-24 vi...

Saturday's best

STARS —Mac Jones, Alabama, threw for 387 yards and ran for a TD, helping the No. 2 Crimson Tide overcome receiver Jaylen Waddie's season-ending broken ankle to beat Tennessee 48-17. ...

Indiana's gamble pays off in OT upset over No. 8 Penn State

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Michael Penix forced overtime with a 2-point conversion run with 22 seconds left, then scored on a diving 2-point conversion to give Indiana a season-opening 36-35 upset victo...

Europeans turn back clocks for daylight saving, perhaps for last time

Germans got an extra hour of sleep on Sunday as clocks switched back an hour at 3 a.m., in a decadeslong tradition aimed at gaining an extra hour of sunlight in the morning. Germany introduced the sw...

No. 3 Notre Dame rides big plays to 45-3 win over Pitt

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ian Book passed for 312 yards and three touchdowns — two of them long catch-and-runs to graduate transfer Ben Skowronek — and No. 3 Notre Dame overwhelmed reeling Pittsburgh 45-3 on ...

Appeals court halts order requiring Georgia pollbook backups

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court on Saturday temporarily halted a lower court's order that said every polling place in Georgia must have at least one updated paper backup of the electronic pollb...