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.
NEW YORK (AP) - Penn State's trustees are on a mission to promote the reforms they have enacted as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, hoping their record might persuade the NCAA to reconsider its crippling penalties against the university before they are due to expire in 2018.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Notre Dame said Tuesday it will not release a standout high school recruit from his letter of intent before he enrolls at UCLA later this month, meaning he can't play football for the Bruins this fall and will lose a season of eligibility.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State University President Gordon Gee abruptly announced his retirement Tuesday after he came under fire for jokingly referring to "those damn Catholics" at Notre Dame and poking fun at the academic quality of other schools.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Geno Auriemma has been chasing Pat Summitt since he started coaching. Now with his eighth national championship, he has finally caught her.
ATLANTA (AP) - What a week for Rick Pitino! He's elected to the Hall of Fame. His horse is headed to the Kentucky Derby. His son gets a prominent head coaching job.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Geno Auriemma has never lost an NCAA championship game.
ATLANTA (AP) - Rick Pitino got the phone call of a lifetime and an incredible text at the same time.
ATLANTA (AP) - The hoops teams at Louisville and Michigan are used to being overlooked.
ATLANTA (AP) - Syracuse is brimming with confidence, largely because of its suffocating style when the other team has the ball.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 6 TCU dominated Texas in a 48-10 victory Thursday night that kept alive its hope of pushing into the College Football Playoff.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - Duje Dukan thought he had created a turnover with a held ball. The referees said he was guilty of a foul instead.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Growing up in Kansas City, Shane Ray was a "Big 12 kid." Through his redshirt season in 2011, Missouri was a Big 12 school.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California offensive line coach Tim Drevno refers to his freshmen as "rookies." After a dismal performance against rival UCLA, Drevno needs them to play like veterans against Notre Dame.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Eric Thompson scored 20 points and Pacific survived a scare from Division II Alaska-Anchorage, winning 71-62, to advance in the Great Alaska Shootout on Wednesday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Devin Booker scored 19 points for his second career best in as many games, Karl-Anthony Towns added 13 with 11 rebounds, and No. 1 Kentucky had no trouble with Texas-Arlington in Tuesday night's 92-44 blowout. The Wildcats (6-0) concluded a busy season-opening stretch of six games in 11 days with a complete effort on both ends.
Top-ranked Kentucky certainly made a believer of Kansas coach Bill Self last week.
Dawn Staley and her South Carolina Gamecocks finally have ascended to the top of the poll.
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Brandon Ashley each scored 15 points, helping No. 3 Arizona wear down Missouri for a 72-53 victory in the opening round the Maui Invitational on Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dakari Johnson scored 11 points, Andrew Harrison had 10 and No. 1 Kentucky used a dominant defense to blow out No. 4 Kansas 72-40 in Tuesday's State Farm Champions Classic.
BERKELEY (AP) - Reshanda Gray scored 17 points on 8-of-12 shooting as No. 14 Cal won its home opener on Tuesday night, defeating Nevada 76-54.
STANFORD (AP) - Amber Orrange and new-look Stanford made an impressive national statement while snapping another one of Connecticut's remarkable winning streaks - without an Ogwumike sister in sight.
The first regular-season college basketball poll did not look a whole lot different than The Associated Press preseason Top 25: A few teams swapped places, and the one that lost dropped out.
RIVERSIDE (AP) - Cody Demps made a game-winning jumper with 17 second left to lift Sacramento State over UC Riverside 70-69 on Monday night.