BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Brendan Bigelow spun around Ohio State defenders, kept his balance with his hand on the ground and sprinted for an 81-yard touchdown.
STANFORD (AP) - Stanford coach David Shaw sat his players down this week to make sure they understood this year's annual East Coast trip carries special meaning.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Stanford coach David Shaw spent the first weekend of the college football season finishing training camp and glancing at games while spending time with his children. Most of his players huddled around televisions in dining halls and dorm rooms. Others had been so focused on practice they forgot the kickoff date.
HOUSTON (AP) - Johnny Football's season will start a little late.
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.
Derrick Gordon had kept his secret for too long.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Geno Auriemma and Connecticut stand alone in women's college basketball, and they reached the top in unprecedented fashion.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Coaches and players left them. Others told them to go away.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Sports needs rivalries and the best are when talented teams legitimately don't care for one another.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Connecticut and Kentucky couldn't have met in last year's championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year's.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - They play the same game, though they come at it from opposite sides of the court.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The last time Florida lost there were still 23 shopping days until Christmas.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall is growing accustomed to being center stage at the Final Four. He just wishes his team was with him this time around.
NEW YORK (AP) - Richard Pitino held his 3-year-old daughter in his arms as his Minnesota team cut down the net at Madison Square Garden.
STANFORD (AP) - Mikaela Ruef found herself an engineering job on campus last spring and started sporting a hard hat and safety glasses to pay for her final two quarters at Stanford, knowing she no longer had a basketball scholarship as a fifth-year senior.
BERKELEY (AP) - California coach Mike Montgomery is retiring after six seasons at the school.
BERKELEY (AP) - Coach Sonny Dykes has plenty of work to do as he starts Year 2 of spring practice at California.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis continued her splendid run through the NCAA tournament with 17 points, and Connecticut advanced to the women's Final Four for the seventh straight year with a 69-54 victory against Texas A&M on Monday night.
Doug McDermott spent his senior season passing a lot of big names on the career scoring list. He is now among some very select company.
Florida coach Billy Donovan has his hands full preparing for Shabazz Napier and Connecticut in the Final Four, yet couldn't help but look across at the other side of the bracket.