SAN DIEGO (AP) - After earning a share of the Mountain West Conference title for the first time since 1998, San Diego State will face BYU in the Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 20 at Qualcomm Stadium.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Mike MacIntyre's father has never seen him as a head coach in person. George MacIntyre is bedridden 24 hours a day with multiple sclerosis back home in Tennessee, glued to the television each time San Jose State takes the field.
STANFORD (AP) - For all the improvement UCLA showed in its first year under coach Jim Mora, the Pac-12 season had the same ultimate ending: a title game loss that cost the Bruins a trip to the Rose Bowl.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Will Sheehey scored 19 points to help No. 1 Indiana defeat Ball State 101-53 on Sunday.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Chiney Ogwumike had 16 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Stanford beat Long Beach State 77-41 on Sunday in its first game holding the top spot in the poll in nearly eight years.
STANFORD (AP) - As part of senior day celebrations held earlier this month for Stanford's final home game of the regular season, outgoing players wore T-shirts that read: "Last Walk."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The postgame roars from Notre Dame's locker room echoed right through the Coliseum's thick cement walls and metal beams Saturday night, moving around the 89-year-old arena like a long-absent force of nature.
SAN JOSE (AP) - De'Leon Eskridge rushed for 217 yards and three touchdowns and David Fales passed for three scores as San Jose State culminated its best regular season in a quarter century with a 52-43 victory against Louisiana Tech on Saturday night.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Lorenzo McCloud scored 18 points on 5-of-10 shooting including an 8 for 9 performance from the free-throw line to lead Pacific past Saint Mary's 76-66 on Friday afternoon.
BERKELEY (AP) - For two years, Tierra Rogers cried herself to sleep each night as California's basketball team moved forward without her.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - Stanford was staying with Missouri despite giving the 13th-ranked Tigers plenty of extra opportunities to score.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Trevin Harris scored 16 points Thursday and Pacific held on to beat Xavier 70-67 in the opener of the DirecTV Classic.
STANFORD (AP) - During the football team's most recent "movie night" held before every game, Stanford coach David Shaw quieted his players to announce that the women's basketball team had beaten top-ranked Baylor. The room erupted in excitement, and Shaw shushed everybody again to make one more statement.
BERKELEY (AP) - Jeff Tedford made a downtrodden program relevant as coach at California, putting out competitive teams for a decade, developing dozens of NFL players and spearheading a facilities upgrade.
DAVIS (AP) - Randy Wright tossed an 8-yard scoring pass to Taylor Sloat with 10:35 left in the game, allowing UC Davis to rally for a 34-27 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday.
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.
With nearly 40 bowl games looming, it can be difficult finding those postseason gems.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Heisman Trophy finalists would make one heck of an offense.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Reigning Heisman winner Jameis Winston is not a finalist for this year's award.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - National title implications, a possible Heisman Trophy at stake and a new $1.3 billion stadium to showcase the whole thing.
Those young Kentucky Wildcats still have a firm grasp on the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 poll. And the team Kentucky lost to in April's national championship game in North Texas no longer is ranked.
By DOUG FEINBERG
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Bo Pelini was fired as Nebraska's football coach on Sunday after a seven-year stint marked by an inability to restore the program to national prominence and too many embarrassing defeats.
PASADENA (AP) - When Kevin Hogan led Stanford onto the hallowed Rose Bowl turf for the fourth time in three years, the quarterback realized the stakes were a whole lot higher for No. 9 UCLA, which could clinch the Pac-12 South with a victory.
BERKELEY (AP) - As big as the stakes may be in the regular-season finale for California, the Golden Bears are trying their best to treat the game against BYU like any other.
BERKELEY (AP) - Brittany Boyd had 11 points, 12 assists and 13 rebounds, recording her second career triple-double as No. 14 California coasted by San Jose State 110-87 in the Cal Classic on Friday night.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - J.J. Avila scored 16 points, Daniel Bejarano added 14 and Colorado State defeated Pacific 75-64 on Friday night, advancing to the Great Alaska Shootout championship.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Leonard Fournette ran for a career-high 146 yards and a touchdown, barreling over a defender to score, and Jalen Collins had a late interception to seal LSU's 23-17 win over Texas A&M on Thursday night.