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College title game celebration could mean trouble for Odell Beckham Jr.

A misdemeanor simple battery warrant has been issued for Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Beckham. Video posted on social media appears to show Beckham swatting a security officer’s buttocks during LSU’s locker room victory celebration.

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John Mooney has 11th straight double-double as Notre Dame edges Georgia Tech

Mooney matched the Notre Dame record of 11 consecutive double-doubles set by Luke Harangody in the 2008-09 season.

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DePaul puts scare into No. 14 Villanova before falling in overtime

Collin Gillespie made four straight free throws in OT and scored 21 points, and the Wildcats survived to beat DePaul for the 19th straight time, 79-75

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Northwestern falls to Iowa for 6th loss in its last 7 games

The Wildcats were unable to build on their victory Saturday against Nebraska and fell into last place in the Big Ten.

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Former football player sues Penn State, claiming coaches ignore hazing

Players allegedly made unwanted sexual contact and threats such as, "I am going to Sandusky you," former player Isaiah Humphries claims in the lawsuit.

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LSU rolls past Clemson to win college football national championship

Joe Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another score and capped one of the greatest seasons in college football history by leading No. 1 LSU to a 42-25 victory.

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Roll aside, Alabama? Clemson, Swinney one win from becoming undisputed kings of college football

The power of Nick Saban’s commitment to excellence — to his famously unwavering "process" — has at least met a match in Dabo Swinney’s relentless optimism and immense personality.

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Ex-Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg is in way better situation with Huskers

If Fred Hoiberg can take Nebraska to unprecedented heights like he did at Iowa State, then we’ll know whose fault it wasn’t in Chicago.

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DePaul remains winless in Big East with loss to St. John’s

The Blue Demons whittled a 12-point deficit with six minutes left to four in the last minute before falling short.

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Illinois slips past Rutgers to equal victory total from last season

Ayo Dosunmu scored 18 points, and Kofi Cockburn added 11 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in the Illini’s 54-51 victory Saturday.

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No. 13 Louisville squanders 16-point lead before recovering to edge Notre Dame

Jordan Nwora led three players in double figures with 20 points as the Cardinals withstood a furious Irish comeback in the second half for a 67-64 victory Saturday.

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Six (OK, seven) teams capable of reaching the CFB playoff for the first time in 2020

It’s hard to believe Joe Burrow and LSU ever could’ve been a well-kept secret, but this time last year they weren't really on anyone’s radar. Will a team break out similarly next season? If so, which one?

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To the mountaintop they go: Clemson and LSU, each without a trace of fear

College football’s title game presents a fabulous matchup, maybe the best yet in the playoff era. Can Joe Burrow and the No. 1 Tigers — who often have looked just plain unbeatable — outdo an opponent that doesn’t know how to lose?

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This You Gotta See: Chiefs-Texans, Clemson-LSU, Northwestern-Illinois, Cubs Convention

Oh, the excitement that’ll rip through the ballroom when all the new Cubs are announced! There’s that one guy, of course, and don’t forget about Who’s-That and What’s-His-Name.

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Notre Dame QB Phil Jurkovec will do his fighting elsewhere

Stuck in development limbo with Irish, redshirt freshman is seeking a fresh start by transferring.

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Ex-Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg went back to the future — to Nebraska — and feels right at home

"The Mayor" had trouble sleeping after being fired for the first time, but eventually he found the right next move. His roots in Lincoln, Nebraska, are even deeper than the ones in Ames, Iowa.

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Mississippi State hires Mike Leach away from Washington State

Leach will replace Joe Moorhead, who was fired last week after two seasons.

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Illinois snaps 15-game losing streak to Wisconsin

Ayo Dosunmu hit a three-pointer with 46 seconds left as the Illini rallied past the Badgers.

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Disappointing finish as Notre Dame suffers road loss to N.C. State

The Irish managed just 10 points over the last 10 minutes

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Northwestern blows late lead, falls at Indiana

Hoosiers trailed 59-54 with 3:20 to go.

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Former Michigan State football coach George Perles dies at 85

In 12 seasons with the Spartans, Perles was 73–62–4 overall and 58–37–2 in the Big Ten.

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Drake defeats Loyola 65-62

Tate Hall had 15 points in the Ramblers’ loss.

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Baylor’s Matt Rhule agrees to become Carolina Panthers’ next coach 

Rhule’s only experience in the NFL is having spent one season as an assistant offensive line coach with the Giants in 2012.

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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa announces he’s entering NFL Draft

A fractured hip is expected to keep Tagovailoa out of action for at least six months, but he remains one of the top quarterbacks in the draft and is still expected to be among the top 15 overall picks.

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Northwestern stays winless in Big Ten with loss to Minnesota

The Wildcats are the only team in the 14-team league without a conference victory.

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Alan Griffin’s double-double, stifling defense help Illinois rout Purdue

Griffin scored 16 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds, and Illinois won 63-37, holding Purdue to 25 percent shooting, the lowest allowed by the Illini in their history.

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John Mooney has another double-double as Notre Dame survives at Syracuse

Mooney had 28 points and 14 rebounds for his 11th double-double

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Last-second free throw lifts Providence over DePaul

DePaul’s Jalen Coleman-Lands hit three free throws to tie it at 65 with 16 seconds left before Nate Watson sank the second of two free throws. The Blue Demons fell to 0-2 in Big East play.

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This You Gotta See: Vikings-Saints, Bulls-Pelicans, Predators-Blackhawks and an Illini streak-buster?

It’s payback time for the "Minneapolis Miracle," isn’t it? At least, we assume there are some Saints who remember — not happily — losing in impossible fashion to the Vikings on that last-ditch Stefon Diggs touchdown two postseasons ago.

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Receiving is an area of need for Notre Dame

Quarterback Ian Book could use some pass catchers next season after losing all of his top targets.

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Utah Valley tops Chicago State 94-73 in WAC opener

Xavier Johnson had 20 points for the Cougars (4-12), whose losing streak reached six games.

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Illinois falls to Michigan State

The Illini dropped a lopsided game in Big Ten play for the first time this season with a 76-56 loss to the Spartans.