23-year-old pilot killed in plane crash near Houston, Troopers say

Someone driving nearby saw the plane go down on Hawk Lane, according to Ken Barkley, deputy director of emergency services for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

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Burns becomes first openly gay men's coach

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Bryant University assistant coach Chris Burns will spend this season as the first openly gay men's coach in Division I college basketball history.

South Carolina-LSU game could be moved

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Storms and record rainfall produced by Hurricane Joaquin caused widespread damage in South Carolina and could force the university to move Saturday's game against LSU.

Buckeyes hang on to No. 1 ranking

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Ohio State stayed on top of the latest Associated Press top 25 poll Sunday, a day after just holding off unranked Indiana.

Top 25 roundup: Watson leads No. 12 Clemson over No. 6 Irish

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Clemson's Deshaun Watson threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third Saturday night as No. 12 Clemson held off No. 6 Notre Dame 24-22.

Oregon receiver Carrington cited for alcohol violation

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The past week has been one the Oregon Ducks would rather forget. They were shellacked by Utah and suffered a 42-point home loss. Then, one of their leading offensive weapons -- wide receiver Byron Marshall -- underwent surgery and will like...

NCAA bans SMU from postseason, Brown for multiple games

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Larry Brown will serve a suspension and SMU men's basketball is banned from the postseason for a lack of head coach control.

Female coaches sue University of Minnesota

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Three former women's head coaches with the University of Minnesota-Duluth are suing the school, alleging discrimination under Title VII and Title IX and saying they were fired because they are female and gay.

Two of the plaintiffs suing the Board of R...

Oregon falls out of Top 25; Ohio State still No. 1

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Oregon dropped out of the Associated Press Top 25 on Sunday for the first time since 2009 after the Ducks were routed 62-20 at home by Utah.

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 TCU wins shootout over Texas Tech

TCU beat Texas Tech 55-52

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Trevone Boykin threw a pass that was tipped and caught by a diving Aaron Green in the back of the end zone on fourth-and-goal with 23 seconds left, giving No. 3 TCU a 55-52 victory over Texas Tech.

No. 21 Stanford knocks off Oregon State 42-24

McCaffrey racked up 206 yards

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Christian McCaffrey ran for 206 yards Friday night, helping No. 21 Stanford improved to 2-0 in the Pac-12 Conference with a 42-24 win over Oregon State.

College football notebook: Wisconsin RB Clement out 4-6 weeks

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Wisconsin running back Corey Clement will be sidelined four to six weeks with a sports hernia that requires surgery to repair.

Abdul-Jabbar rips direction under UCLA coach Alford

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Legendary UCLA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is disappointed with the direction of the program under current Bruins basketball coach Steve Alford.

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