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Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan hold steady in CFP

The College Football Playoff rankings held steady at the top, with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan an unchanged first four from last week. The third rankings of the season were drama-free Tuesday night after every top-10 team won last weekend. In fact, the entire top 10 stayed the same, the first time that has … Continue reading Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan hold steady in CFP

SOUTH BEND, Ind | Backup QB Wimbush, defense help No. 3 Irish dominate FSU

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Brandon Wimbush threw three-first half touchdown passes, Dexter Williams ran for a career-high 202 yards and No. 3 Notre Dame took advantage of Florida State turnovers to rout Florida State 42-13 on a frosty Saturday night. With the temperature at 27 degrees — the third-coldest game at Notre Dame Stadium since … Continue reading SOUTH BEND, Ind | Backup QB Wimbush, defense help No. 3 Irish dominate FSU

AP Top 25 Podcast: Viewing college football through TV

Multiple screens for viewing multiple games and Twitter handy for updates everywhere else. Many college football fans spend Saturdays this way, including veteran sports writer John Walters, who writes a weekly media column for The Athletic. Walter joined AP’s Ralph Russo on the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast to discuss consuming college football … Continue reading AP Top 25 Podcast: Viewing college football through TV

EVANSTON, Ill | Book leads No. 3 Notre Dame over Northwestern, 31-21

EVANSTON, Ill. — Ian Book threw for threw two touchdown passes and ran 23 yards for a score in the closing minutes to lead No. 3 Notre Dame to a 31-21 victory over Northwestern on Saturday night. The Fighting Irish (9-0, No. 4 CFP) remained in line for a playoff spot and continued to build … Continue reading EVANSTON, Ill | Book leads No. 3 Notre Dame over Northwestern, 31-21

ORLANDO, Fla | Milton throws 3 TDs, No. 9 Temple holds off Temple 52-40

ORLANDO, Fla. — No. 9 UCF only knows one way to answer questions about where it stands among the elite teams in college football — keep winning. The defending American Athletic Conference champions remained unbeaten Thursday night, pulling away from Temple late for a 52-40 victory that extended the nation’s longest winning streak and gave … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | Milton throws 3 TDs, No. 9 Temple holds off Temple 52-40

NEW YORK | Notre Dame No. 1 in women’s college basketball poll

NEW YORK — Muffet McGraw and Notre Dame start the new season where they left off — atop women’s college basketball. The Irish were the unanimous No. 1 team in The Associated Press women’s basketball preseason poll that was released Wednesday. The defending national champions received all 31 first-place votes from a national media panel. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Notre Dame No. 1 in women’s college basketball poll

Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Notre Dame top 1st CFP rankings

Alabama, Clemson, LSU and Notre Dame are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season. The 13-member selection committee released the first of its five weekly top 25s before the four-team field is set for the College Football Playoff semifinals on Dec. 2. Michigan is fifth, followed by Georgia … Continue reading Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Notre Dame top 1st CFP rankings

SAN DIEGO | Book, Williams lead No. 3 Notre Dame over Navy, 44-22

SAN DIEGO  — Ian Book threw for 330 yards and two touchdowns, Dexter Williams ran for 142 yards and three scores and No. 3 Notre Dame overwhelmed Navy 44-22 on Saturday night to remain undefeated and in the playoff picture. JaFar Armstrong added a rushing touchdown for the Fighting Irish. They are 8-0 for the … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Book, Williams lead No. 3 Notre Dame over Navy, 44-22