College sports

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2017, file photo, new UCLA head football coach Chip Kelly speaks during a news conference in Los Angeles. The Pac-12 has five new coaches this season, so there was extra importance on spring football this year at UCLA, the two Arizona schools and the two Oregon schools. (Hans Gutknecht/Los Angeles Daily News via AP, File)
April 27, 2018 - 1:19 am
PHOENIX (AP) — The Pac-12 has five new coaches this season, so there was extra importance placed on spring football at UCLA, the two Arizona schools and the two Oregon schools. After months of talking about how they would do things differently, the new coaches had a chance to implement their...
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Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at the podium after the Cleveland Browns selected Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield as their pick during the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 26, 2018 - 11:55 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Quarterback desperation means NFL teams can't pass on taking a passer — even a flawed one — in the draft. The Browns, Jets, Bills and Cardinals heeded that notion Thursday night, even as more highly rated players at other positions remained on the board. Heisman Trophy...
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Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at the podium after the Cleveland Browns selected Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield as their pick during the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 26, 2018 - 11:45 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield's flag-planting, coach-grabbing antics didn't knock the Browns off their pursuit of him. They ignored his height, did their homework on an off-field arrest and cross-checked his character. Mayfield passed all the tests. As far as the Browns are concerned, he's...
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Ryan Shazier, right, walks with his wife Michelle to announce the Pittsburgh Steelers selection in the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 26, 2018 - 11:43 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The New England Patriots made their second pick of the first round, taking another player from Georgia at No 31. Running back Sony Michel will join offensive tackle Isaiah Wynn in New England. With the final pick of...
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Penn State's Saquon Barkley, right, poses with commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the New York Giants during the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 26, 2018 - 10:23 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants passed on an heir apparent to two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning and took a running back that many think is the best to come out of college in decade. The Giants selected Penn State's Saquon Barkley with the second pick overall, a player many...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold (14) runs with the ball during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Utah, in Los Angeles. Darnold is expected to be a first round pick in the NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)
April 26, 2018 - 8:48 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The cool, calm and confident kid from Southern California is going from Hollywood to the Big Apple. The New York Jets selected USC quarterback Sam Darnold with the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night — and they didn't have to endure a horrific season to get...
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April 26, 2018 - 8:17 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Cleveland Browns select Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma first in the NFL draft.
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April 26, 2018 - 2:24 pm
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The Air Force Academy says it's investigating its swimming and lacrosse teams for alleged hazing. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that academy superintendent Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria disclosed the nature of the investigations Wednesday. The academy had previously...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Louisiana State running back Derrius Guice speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The NFL has found no evidence that any of its teams asked LSU running back Derrius Guice inapproriate questions during interviews at the scouting combine. Last month, Guice, projected as a first-round selection, told SiriusXM Satellite Radio that one team asked if he was gay and another club asked if his mother "sells herself." (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
April 26, 2018 - 10:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says it found no evidence any team asked LSU running back Derrius Guice inappropriate questions during interviews at the scouting combine. Last month, Guice, projected as a first-round selection, told SiriusXM Satellite Radio that one team asked if he was gay and another...
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File-This March 20, 2018, file photo shows running back Saquon Barkley catching a football during Penn State NFL football Pro Day in State College, Pa. Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. Yet he might not go in the first handful of picks Thursday night. Huh? Blame the desperation to find quarterbacks in great part for the possibility that the Penn State All-America running back could fall well below where his talent, character and versatility warrant. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
April 26, 2018 - 2:13 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Saquon Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. Yet he might not go in the first handful of picks Thursday night. Huh? Blame the desperation to find quarterbacks in great part for the possibility that the Penn State All-America running back could fall well below...
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