NEW YORK (AP) - Jameis Winston smiled and laughed, posing for pictures with the other Heisman Trophy finalists and the big bronze statue that he is expected to take home.
Alabama's Nick Saban is staying put, apparently for the duration of his coaching career.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Mack Brown saga at Texas continues - even without Nick Saban in the picture any more.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jameis Winston will have plenty of company at the Heisman Trophy ceremony - though he's not expected to have much competition.
Arizona has moved up one spot to No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, the Wildcats' first top ranking since 2003.
HOUSTON (AP) - Gary Kubiak pulled the Texans out of the NFL basement and remains the only coach to take them to the playoffs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - UCLA agreed to a six-year extension with football coach Jim Mora on Tuesday night, putting him under contract through 2019.
Mitchell, No. 12 S. Carolina whip NC Central 79-27
Dustin Hogue's career game lets No. 17 Iowa State rip Auburn
STANFORD (AP) - Tyler Gaffney attended last year's Pac-12 championship game as a fan, milling around the sidelines at Stanford Stadium before kickoff and spending the rest of the night in the stands.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona State's run to the Pac-12 Championship game has earned the Sun Devils plenty of hardware.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve Sarkisian was named the head coach at Southern California on Monday, leaving Washington to return to the Trojans' storied football program for another run at national titles.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Marcus Mariota gave Josh Huff all the credit for the 12-yard touchdown pass with 29 seconds that swung another Civil War rivalry game Oregon's way.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - AJ McCarron has risen to the occasion on big stages with Southeastern Conference and national titles on the line. Now, top-ranked Alabama's quarterback steps onto one with something more personal potentially at stake, too: His Heisman Trophy chances.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter gave his players ear plugs early in the season to tune out any outside noise about BCS standings or anything else out of their control.
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.