BERKELEY (AP) - Missy Franklin strolled into the room at Memorial Stadium and offered a cheery, "Hi, everybody!"
STANFORD (AP) - They traveled here from all over the country. They packed pens and papers - and a list of questions - and studied for hours preparing for fall exams.
BERKELEY,(AP) - Jared Goff hasn't had to wait long to get his shot as a starting quarterback in major college football.
STANFORD (AP) - David Shaw has been telling his players for months to put last season's Rose Bowl victory behind them and go for greater success next time they take the field.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - NCAA President Mark Emmert has spent 2½ years trying to push through historic reforms and get tougher on cheaters.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oregon and Stanford have given no indication they're ready to give up their thrones atop the Pac-12 this fall.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When California opens its first fall camp under new coach Sonny Dykes, the top priority will be identifying the starting quarterback.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andrew Wiggins, headed to Kansas as one of the nation's most highly recruited basketball players, and soccer player Morgan Andrews, a Notre Dame recruit, were honored as national prep athletes of the year on Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Atlantic Coast Conference is now a 15-team league - and it might just stay that way for a while.
The NCAA stripped Oregon of a scholarship in each of the next two seasons and placed the program on probation for three years, opting against stiffer penalties like a bowl ban despite issuing a show-cause order against former coach Chip Kelly, who apologized to the school, its fans and it players.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - UCLA's offense showed up this time, which meant Mississippi State never had a chance.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - UCLA coach John Savage says it's about time for Adam Plutko and former Oakdale High star Nick Vander Tuig to get their due.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - English Gardner's wince became a smile at the NCAA track and field championships.
NEW YORK (AP) - As recruiting coverage becomes more competitive, Rivals.com has come up with a way to help separate itself from the pack.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Iowa State senior Betsy Saina was so disappointed by her second-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA indoor championships that she resolved to end her college career on a better note.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Alec Wintering sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Portland to a 72-69 win over Pacific on Thursday night.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Because all those Duke's guards put up some big numbers, their Hall of Fame coach is on the brink of an even bigger one.
STOCKTON (AP) - Kyle Collinsworth tied the NCAA single-season record with his fourth triple-double and Brigham Young beat Pacific 93-80 on Thursday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Ohio State can add the newest version of the national championship trophy to a case that already has a bunch of the old ones.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - By the time Jim Harbaugh walked onto the court at halftime of the Michigan basketball game, his homecoming had turned into a full-fledged pep rally.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kyle Brindza kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired, and Notre Dame upset No. 22 LSU 31-28 in a Music City Bowl shootout Tuesday.
Former San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has signed a deal to become the new coach at Michigan, a person with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press on Monday.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The Foster Farms Bowl is hardly the place Stanford and Maryland wanted to end up.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the clock, holding the first pick in the 2015 NFL draft.
DETROIT (AP) - With the NFL's Lions taking over Detroit's bowl game, the city was able to upgrade its conference matchup, going from a top Mid-American Conference team and an at-large berth to a Big Ten vs. ACC pairing.
DALLAS (AP) - Illinois needed to win its last two games to become bowl eligible, then had to wait another week before finding out if there would be more football.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Central Florida can finish with at least 10 wins for the fourth time in five years, while North Carolina State hopes to take another step forward under second-year coach Dave Doeren.
The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team.
Kentucky took a big loss off the court and responded with another big win on it.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The first College Football Playoff expanded the national championship race, made the regular season even more intriguing and produced a final four with major star power.