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5 college football conferences comfortable with 4 playoff slots

"This is not going to change," insisted Bill Hancock, the executive director of the College Football Playoff.

Despite 'up and down' season, Georgia aims for top 10 finish

Although Georgia fell short of its goal of reaching the College Football Playoff, Bulldogs coach Mark Richt says there is still a chance to end an "up-and-down season" on a high note.

Army-Navy: All about respect, bigger than a game

With the exception of their game against Air Force, the Cadets and Midshipmen usually go up against players who have no idea what it takes to play football for a military academy.

Unassuming Mariota puts up brag-worthy season

Stanford coach David Shaw said after Marcus Mariota and the Oregon Ducks routed the Cardinal 45-16 this season: "He's special."

Columbia women's basketball ends 3-game skid with fast start

The Cougars won their first game against a ranked opponent Tuesday and led by as many as 16 points in the first half.

NCAA chief: UAB cutting football is 'troubling'

The University of Alabama-Birmingham dropped its football program, citing rising costs of college athletics and pressure to pay the full cost of attendance for athletes.

Cooper posts numbers like no other 'Bama receiver

Alabama receiver Amari Cooper, a Heisman trophy finalist, is the biggest, most dangerous weapon in a program known for its tailbacks and defense.


IOC vote clears way for 2024 bidding to take off

The U.S. Olympic Committee will make a decision next week on whether to bid and may even select a city to put forward, making a choice among Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington.

Columbia College women's basketball falls Freed-Hardeman

The Columbia College women's basketball team fell to Freed-Hardeman University 89-78 on Saturday. Their record now stands at 4-4 on the year.

Columbia men's basketball defeated by Freed-Hardeman in overtime

The Columbia College men's basketball team was defeated in overtime by Freed-Hardeman University on Saturday, 65-58.

Stephens basketball falls to Harris-Stowe 73-59

The Stephens College basketball team loses to Harris-Stowe State University on Saturday, 73-59.

Bad brew choice causes Columbia marathoner to drop out of Beer Mile championships

Scott MacPherson, who was the ninth-fastest American in this year's Boston Marathon, had to drop out of the first-ever Beer Mile World Championships after a lap.

Columbia College men's basketball upset by Lyon

The Cougars' first loss of the season dropped them to 9-1 overall and 2-1 in American Midwest Conference play.

Stephens College women's basketball snaps 38-game losing streak

The Stephens College women's basketball team won at Benedictine University at Springfield 67-50. The Stars improve to 1-6 overall and 1-2 in the American Midwest Conference.

Columbia College women's basketball falls to Lyon

The Columbia College womens basketball team fell to Lyon College, 64-61, Saturday. The loss drops the Cougars to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in conference play.

Columbia College volleyball season ends after losses in tournament pool play

The Columbia College volleyball team's season ended Thursday with a 3-2 loss to Texas at Brownsville in the 2014 NAIA Volleyball National Championships pool play. The Cougars finished 33-8.

Columbia College volleyball drops second consecutive match at NAIA tournament

The Cougars lost their second consecutive NAIA tournament match to Vanguard University on Wednesday. Columbia wraps up pool play Wednesday.

Florida AD Foley returns to Florida; McElwain remains in Colorado

According to a person with knowledge of the situation, negotiations hit a snag Wednesday over McElwain's $7.5 million buyout. The financial roadblock prompted the Florida contingent to leave without an agreement.

Jameis Winston's FSU hearing ends, no decision

Attorneys for both Winston and the former Florida State student had starkly different assessments of how the hearing went for their clients.

TCU jumps Florida State; Missouri 16th in College Football Playoff rankings

Alabama is No. 1 for the third straight week. The Crimson Tide plays 16th-ranked Missouri in the Southeastern Conference Championship Game on Saturday.