College Sports: NCAA news, scores, updates & more - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Rapper Post Malone's jet blows 2 tires but then lands safely

Updated:

Authorities say a plane that blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport will attempt to make an emergency landing at an airport in Massachusetts. More>>

Love, Oliver, Grier lead AP Preseason All-America team

Updated:

Heisman Trophy runner-up Bryce Love of Stanford and Outland Trophy winner Ed Oliver of Houston highlight The Associated Press preseason All-America team. More>>

Loyola celebrity nun Sister Jean celebrating 99th birthday

Updated:

Sister Jean is celebrating her 99th birthday months after gaining national attention as chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team that reached the NCAA Final Four. More>>

AP Top 25 Podcast: ESPN's Rece Davis on preseason polling

Updated:

Putting together a preseason Top 25 for The Associated Press college football poll is more art than science for ESPN's Rece Davis. More>>

Actor Adam Driver says he had KKK neighbors in Indiana

Updated:

"Star Wars" actor Adam Driver raises some eyebrows in his northern Indiana hometown after saying Ku Klux Klan rallies were frequent during his childhood, some of his neighbors were members. More>>

Pentagon identifies US soldier killed in Iraq

Updated:

US. soldier who died of injuries from a helicopter crash in Iraq was from Spokane. More>>

Smoltz calls for changes in baseball in the analytics era

Updated:

Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz says baseball needs to make some changes _ and quick _ to make the game more watchable. More>>

Ohio State experienced receivers embrace 'elite' challenge

Updated:

Ohio State's returning receivers are embracing the challenge to reach "elite" status. More>>

Panel not yet considering cost of Ohio State's Meyer inquiry

Updated:

Approval for funding an outside firm's two-week investigation of Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer will wait until after university trustees meet privately Wednesday to discuss the findings. More>>

Stonestreet makes video of Kansas State recruiting trip

Updated:

"Modern Family" star Eric Stonestreet is making a tongue-in-cheek video series that chronicles his recruiting visit to the Kansas State football program. More>>

Ohio State trustees set Wednesday meeting on Meyer's future

Updated:

Ohio State trustees have set a private Wednesday meeting to talk about the future of football coach Urban Meyer. More>>

WR trio will have to pick up slack at No. 4 Wisconsin

Updated:

The suspension of Quintez Cephus leaves Wisconsin without one of its top receivers for the foreseeable future. More>>

That scrutinized bit of Meyer's OSU contract may be new norm

Updated:

The investigation of how football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic violence accusations against an assistant has drawn attention to his obligation to report violations of Ohio State's sexual misconduct policy. More>>

No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

Updated:

Alabama will begin its quest for a repeat national championship ranked No. 1 ahead of Clemson, Georgia. More>>

Wisconsin WR Cephus charged with felony sexual assault

Updated:

Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus taking leave of absence from the team, believes prosecutors intend to file criminal charges against him for April incident. More>>

Maryland to wear helmet sticker to honor Jordan McNair

Updated:

Members of the Maryland football team will wear a helmet sticker with No. 79 to honor former teammate Jordan McNair, who collapsed during a practice session in May and subsequently died. More>>

Investigators to give Ohio St report on Meyer next week

Updated:

Ohio State says factfinders investigating coach Urban Meyer's handling of domestic abuse allegations against a former assistant will deliver a report sometime next week. More>>

Redshirt freshmen ready for action after year-long wait

Updated:

USC's Tufele, Georgia's Wilson among redshirt freshmen eager to make impact this season. More>>

Luck, RG3 following different paths through NFL careers

Updated:

Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III spent most of their football careers going head to head. More>>

Maryland Board of Regents takes control of McNair probe

Updated:

The University of Maryland Board of Regents has assumed authority over the investigation of the death of Jordan McNair, who collapsed during football practice and subsequently died. More>>

FAU favored to repeat at C-USA champ after change under Lane

Updated:

Lane Kiffin and Butch Davis had immediate impacts at their new schools in Conference USA. More>>

Colorado to allow stadium-wide alcohol sales again

Updated:

The University of Colorado Boulder has announced it will allow alcohol sales in the general concourse areas at its Folsom Field for the first time in more than two decades. More>>

Michigan-Notre Dame leads off games to watch in 2018

Updated:

Michigan's matchup at Notre Dame on Sept. 1 could be one of the biggest games of the 2018 college football season. More>>

Jordan McNair's dad: Maryland should fire suspended coach

Updated:

The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin should be fired. More>>

Oklahoma coach Riley ready to build on success in 2nd year

Updated:

Oklahoma coach Riley ready to build on success in 2nd year. More>>

Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

Updated:

Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s. More>>

After McNair death, Maryland focuses on safety at practice

Updated:

Placing a priority on player safety after the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair, Maryland interim coach Matt Canada has taken significant steps to ensure that the Terrapins are poised to deal with the heat of summer. More>>

Heisman hopeful Grier wants to lead WVU to 1st Big 12 title

Updated:

West Virginia will have some significant firsts if quarterback Will Grier can mimic Baker Mayfield. More>>

Can Washington lead Pac-12 rebound?

Updated:

The Pac-12 is banking on a strong Washington team, some new coaches and a couple of Heisman Trophy contenders to provide the conference a bounce back from a lackluster 2017. More>>

Maryland takes responsibility for mistakes in player death

Updated:

Maryland has parted ways with its football team's strength and conditioning staff Rick Court in the wake of the death of a player. More>>

Meyer probe costs $500K but still about what Ohio St wants

Updated:

The fate of Urban Meyer's coaching job at Ohio State has boiled down to whether university leaders want to fire him or not. More>>

UConn greats expect program to climb back to elite status

Updated:

Don't tell Jim Calhoun or his former players that UConn is no longer an elite basketball program. More>>

LaMarre's hometown homer helps White Sox beat Tigers, 6-3

Updated:

Ryan LaMarre hit his first major league home run and Lucas Giolito escaped a bases-loaded, no-out jam as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3. More>>

Roquan Smith signs with Bears, and gets right to work

Updated:

Linebacker Roquan Smith, last holdout from entire draft, signs with Bears and gets to work. More>>

Wisconsin gives West hope of challenging B10 East dominance

Updated:

Wisconsin leads way as West Division bids to challenge East dominance in Big Ten. More>>

The Latest: Ex of fired Ohio St coach talks to investigators

Updated:

The Latest: Ex-wife of fired Ohio State assistant football coach has talked to university investigators. More>>

Heisman darkhorses: Can Browning repeat Mayfield's path?

Updated:

Washington's Jake Browning is hoping to repeat what Baker Mayfield did last year. More>>

McNair lawyer calls for Maryland coach DJ Durkin to be fired

Updated:

The attorney for the family of the University of Maryland football player who died on the practice field is calling for head coach DJ Durkin to be fired. More>>

Browns 'sticking' with plan to start Taylor over Mayfield

Updated:

Browns 'sticking' with QB plan to have Mayfield watch Taylor as rookie. More>>

Maryland puts Durkin on leave amid football investigation

Updated:

Person briefed on matter to AP: Maryland places strength coach on leave while it investigates accusations. More>>

List grows of people said to know of Ohio St. doctor's abuse

Updated:

Several former students and student-athletes at Ohio State University have described sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of Dr. Richard Strauss, who worked at the university from 1978 until he retired in 1998. More>>

The Latest: Parent of player says some fully support Durkin

Updated:

Maryland athletic director Damon Evans has announced coach DJ Durkin is being placed on leave while the school reviews allegations of "unacceptable behavior by members of our football staff.". More>>

COLLEGE FOOTBALL '18: Coaches feeling heat this season

Updated:

The 2018 hot-seat watch has already taken a bizarre turn at Ohio State. More>>

Maryland says staffers placed on leave after player death

Updated:

Members of the University of Maryland athletic staff has been placed on administrative leave, pending the final outcome of a review of the death of football player Jordan McNair in June. More>>

Krzyzewski: No 'plan of execution' for NCAA hoops reforms

Updated:

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn't think the NCAA coordinated its reforms well enough. More>>

No easy answers on best heart check-up for young athletes

Updated:

Large study of British teen soccer players finds in-depth heart screenings sometimes uncover athletes at risk of cardiac arrest _ but not always. More>>

NCAA injury debate pits player privacy vs. gambling concerns

Updated:

The rise of legalized sports gambling is sparking a debate within college football about injury reporting. More>>

Mayfield and Barkley show the goods, Browns beat Giants

Updated:

Baker Mayfield and Saquon Barkley lived up to the expectations as the top two picks in the NFL draft in their first action as the Cleveland Browns beat the New York Giants 20-10 on Thursday night. More>>

Hoops coach pleads not guilty for punch that killed tourist

Updated:

Police say a college basketball coach threw a punch that killed a New York City tourist who knocked on his car window thinking it was his Uber ride. More>>

Predators GM Poile tops US Hockey Hall of Fame class

Updated:

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile headlines the class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. More>>

NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for agents, NBA draft

Updated:

College basketball players who go undrafted by the NBA will be allowed to return to school as part of sweeping NCAA reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal. More>>

Saban: Jalen Hurts' comments don't affect Alabama team

Updated:

Alabama coach Nick Saban says quarterback Jalen Hurts' recent comments on his treatment by the staff aren't an issue for the team. More>>

SEC Preview: Alabama's QB competition and Jimbo in Aggieland

Updated:

The most fascinating quarterback competition in the country got off to a rocky start this preseason when Jalen Hurts called out Alabama coaches last week. More>>

The Latest: Agents land a place in NCAA rule reforms

Updated:

The NCAA is adopting changes it hopes will improve its enforcement process when handling cases of rules violations. More>>

Ohio State opens practice but keeps coaches, players away

Updated:

Ohio State opens part of practice for 1st time since Meyer was put on paid leave. More>>

Michigan's Beilein has successful double bypass surgery

Updated:

Michigan basketball coach John Beilein undergoes double-bypass heart procedure, expected to make full recovery. More>>

UNC: 13 players suspended for selling school-issued shoes

Updated:

Thirteen North Carolina players face early season suspensions for selling team-issued shoes. More>>

New assistant reshapes Irish offensive line, running game

Updated:

New assistant coach Jeff Quinn helps reshape Irish offensive line, running game. More>>

COLLEGE FOOTBALL '18: Key transfers from Big House to Bayou

Updated:

This year's class of FBS transfers with the potential to make a major impact with their new teams is headlined by Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson. More>>

Scientists: 1st sighting of dolphin hybrid is no 'wholphin'

Updated:

In a study published last week, scientists say the animal spotted off the island of Kauai in August 2017 appears to be the first record of a hybrid involving either species. More>>

Saquon Barkley looking forward to first NFL preseason action

Updated:

Saquon Barkley looking forward to first NFL preseason action; coach puts injury speculation to rest for halfback from Penn State. More>>

  • NationalMore>>

  • 42 weeks pregnant, New Zealand minister cycles to hospital

    42 weeks pregnant, New Zealand minister cycles to hospital

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-08-22 02:13:13 GMT
    Wednesday, August 22 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-08-22 05:06:10 GMT
    (Peter Nunns/Julie Anne Genter via AP). In this Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, Instagram photo released by New Zealand’s Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter, Genter pregnant with her bicycle pose on an overpass outside Auckland City Hospital in Auckland, New ...(Peter Nunns/Julie Anne Genter via AP). In this Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, Instagram photo released by New Zealand’s Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter, Genter pregnant with her bicycle pose on an overpass outside Auckland City Hospital in Auckland, New ...
    New Zealand government minister rides electric bike to hospital while 42-weeks pregnant, later gives birth to healthy baby boy.More >>
    New Zealand government minister rides electric bike to hospital while 42-weeks pregnant, later gives birth to healthy baby boy.More >>
  • Authorities: Iowa student killed by Mexican in US illegally

    Authorities: Iowa student killed by Mexican in US illegally

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-08-21 13:34:07 GMT
    Wednesday, August 22 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-08-22 05:05:34 GMT
    Investigators believe they have found the body of Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who has been missing for more than a month. (Source: Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation via AP, File)Investigators believe they have found the body of Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who has been missing for more than a month. (Source: Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation via AP, File)

    Investigators believe they have found the body of Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who has been missing for more than a month.

    More >>

    Investigators believe they have found the body of Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who has been missing for more than a month.

    More >>
  • Barrasso, Gordon wins primary races in Wyoming

    Barrasso, Gordon wins primary races in Wyoming

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:19:45 GMT
    Wednesday, August 22 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-08-22 05:04:45 GMT
    Wyoming voters to decide on six Republican candidates for governor and whether to replace a U.S. senator.More >>
    Wyoming voters to decide on six Republican candidates for governor and whether to replace a U.S. senator.More >>
Powered by Frankly