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Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (5) looks to pass in the first half of a NCAA college football game against Louisville in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

Winston, Florida State rally to beat Louisville

- Associated Press

Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) works against the Carolina Panthers in the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

Saints top Panthers 28-10 to take NFC South lead

- Associated Press

Drew Brees overcame a shaky start and threw for one touchdown and ran for another and the New Orleans Saints defeated the Carolina Panthers 28-10 Thursday night to take over first place in the NFC South.

Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston, seated, holds his knee after injuring it while celebrating a sack on New England Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo with about 3 minutes left in an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 51-23.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

SNYDER: It’s OK to laugh when an NFL sack dance goes bad

- The Washington Times

Not to make light of an athlete’s injury or misfortune, but tearing your ACL while celebrating a sack is fairly hilarious. Especially when it happens to one player five weeks after it happened to another, both times with eerily similar dance moves that conclude with the players wincing and going down as if shot.

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Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason talks on his headset during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Missouri, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won the game 24-14. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Vanderbilt looks to start fast vs. Old Dominion

Associated Press

The Old Dominion Monarchs can score points quickly and in big bunches, something that's been a problem for Vanderbilt and the Commodores' rotating quarterbacks this season.

Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters (15) looks for a receiver while scrambling from the pocket during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Waters threw for 224 yards in the game. Kansas State defeated Texas 23-0. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

No. 11 Kansas State prepared for Oklahoma State

- Associated Press

Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy tends to stick to himself at coaching conventions and meetings. He isn't someone who tends to spend much time schmoozing with others in his profession.

FILE - This is a Jan. 5, 2011, file photo showing University of Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon announcing that head football coach Rich Rodriguez has been fired during a news conference in Ann Arbor, Mich. Brandon has resigned, setting the stage for new leadership at the top of one of the nation's most prominent athletic departments. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigns

- Associated Press

Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigned Friday, setting the stage for new leadership at the top of one of the nation's most prominent athletic departments.

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2014, file photo, Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright III (33) closes on Washington State running back Jamal Morrow (25) during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Wash. The Wildcats' sophomore linebacker is second nationally in tackles for loss (2.0 per game), third in sacks (1.29 per game) and is tied for 11th in tackles (11.1). (AP Photo/Dean Hare, File)

Lightly recruited, Scooby Wright in spotlight now

- Associated Press

When Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez put on the highlight video of unrated high school linebacker Scooby Wright, he hoped nobody else was seeing what he saw.

Conduct of 'do-gooder' at heart of UNC scandal

- Associated Press

The University of North Carolina has tried for years to remove the stain of an academic scandal that began with an office administrator setting up sham classes to help struggling students - only to see things get worse.

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2014, file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) runs on the field as he is introduced before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Landover, Md. After six-plus games on the sideline, Robert Griffin III is back as the quarterback of the Washington Redskins for Sunday's, Nov. 2, 2014 game at Minnesota. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

RG3 can't wait to get started again

Associated Press

After six-plus games on the sideline, Robert Griffin III is back as the quarterback of the Washington Redskins.

Correction: Obit-Stapleton story

Associated Press

In a story Oct. 30 about the death of former football coach and athletic director Clay Stapleton, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by Iowa State University, reported erroneously that Stapleton died in Missouri City, Missouri. He died in Marshall, Missouri.

In this Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 still image from broadcast video provided by WCVB-TV Channel 5, Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker appears to choke up during a debate with Democratic candidate Martha Coakley in the WCVB television studios, in Needham, Mass. During the debate, Baker and Democratic opponent Coakley were asked about the last time they cried. Baker appeared to choke up when telling a story about speaking with a struggling New Bedford fisherman. Baker has acknowledged that the emotional story he told about the fisherman during the debate Tuesday night dates to the 2010 campaign. (AP Photo/WCVB-TV Channel 5) MANDATORY CREDIT

Baker insists fish tale true, got some info wrong

- Associated Press

Democratic candidate for Massachusetts governor Martha Coakley said Friday that Republican candidate Charlie Baker should answer "legitimate questions" about a story that nearly brought him to tears as he told it about a rueful fisherman.

UM receives $7M donation for new locker rooms

Associated Press

The University of Montana has announced a $7 million donation toward a planned $14 million project to build new football locker rooms and a weight training facility against the southwest side of Washington-Grizzly Stadium.