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Xavier Foster no longer on Iowa State basketball team; police say he's 'target' of sexual assault investigation
Redshirt Freshman Xavier Foster, the 'target of a sexual assault investigation, is no longer a member of the Iowa State men’s basketball team.“We hold our program to high standards and there are expectations that our student-athletes be accountable both on and off the court,” coach T.J. Otzelberger said in a Friday afternoon statement. “After much consideration, I have decided that this is necessary as we continue to build our culture.
This year's college football season will still be impacted by COVID-19, but the schedule ahead will more resemble a traditional campaign compared to last year.
First full weekend of the season starts Sept. 2 and the schedule runs through the usual end date on the first Saturday in December. The College Football Playoff semifinals are set for the Orange Bowl and Cotton Bowl on Dec. 31. The national championship game will be held on Jan. 10, 2022 in Indianapolis.
Below are games scheduled for national networks, with listed times p.m. Eastern unless otherwise noted. Dates and times are subject to change.
College football observations: QBs Spencer Rattler, Sam Howell might not be who we thought they were
It was another eventful Saturday in college football as quarterbacks struggled and teams surprised. Here are four observations from the weekend.But sometimes the script gets torn up. Halfway through the seasons for Sooners and Tar Heels, things look very different.
Wednesday, October 20
Coastal Carolina at Appalachian State, ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 21
Florida Atlantic at Charlotte, CBSSN, 7:30 p.m.
Louisiana-Lafayette at Arkansas State, ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.
Tulane at SMU, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.
San Jose State at UNLV, CBSSN, 10:30 p.m.
Friday, October 22
Middle Tennessee, at Connecticut, CBSSN, 6 p.m.
Memphis at Central Florida, ESPN2, 7 p.m.
Colorado State at Utah State, CBSSN, 9:30 p.m.
Washington at Arizona, ESPN2, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 23
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Arkansas, SEC, noon
Cincinnati at Navy, ESPN2, noon
Illinois at Penn State, ABC, noon
Kansas State at Texas Tech, FS1, noon
Massachusetts at Florida State, ACC, noon
Northern Illinois at Central Michigan, ESPNU, nooN
NFL QB rankings 1-32: Justin Herbert, Dak Prescott pass struggling Patrick Mahomes for Week 6
In our updated ranking of all 32 NFL starting quarterbacks, a suddenly turnover-prone Patrick Mahomes faces a big challenge to evolve his game while Lamar Jackson, Dak Prescott and Justin Herbert pass him by.Although there was a projected hierarchy going into the season with the league QB rankings, the current shape of things is quite different based on recent play. Here's how all of the current starters for each team stack up against each other 1-32.
Northwestern at Michigan, Fox, noon
Oklahoma at Kansas, ESPN
Wake Forest at Army, CBSSN, noon
Wisconsin at Purdue, BTN, 3 p.m.
Brigham Young at Washington State, FS1, 3:30 p.m.
Clemson at Pittsburgh, ESPN, 3:30 p.m.
Colorado at California, Pac-12, 3:30 p.m.
LSU at Mississippi, CBS, 3:30 p.m.
Maryland at Minnesota, ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.
Oklahoma State at Iowa State, Fox, 3:30 p.m.
Oregon at UCLA, ABC, 3:30 p.m.
Western Michigan at Toledo, CBSN, 3:30 p.m.
Boston College at Louisville, ACC, 4 p.m.
East Carolina at Houston, ESPNU, 4 p.m.
Mississippi State at Vanderbilt, SEC, 4 p.m.
Nevada at Fresno State, FS2, 7 p.m.
San Diego State at Air Force, CBSSN, 7 p.m.
Tennessee at Alabama, ESPN, 7 p.m.
Georgia Tech at Virginia, ACC, 7:30 p.m.
North Carolina State at Miami (Fla.), ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.
Ohio State at Indiana, ABC, 7:30 p.m.
South Carolina at Texas A&M, SEC, 7:30 p.m.
Southern California at Notre Dame, NBC, 7:30 p.m.
Utah at Oregon State, Pac-12, 7:30 p.m.
West Virginia at TCU, ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.
LSU's 11 best coaching candidates to replace Ed Orgeron, from Jimbo Fisher to Joe Brady
The search is on for the next coach at LSU, where the last three hires have all won a national championship.Orgeron replaced Les Miles in 2016 and compiled a 49-17 record. Orgeron led the Tigers to a national championship in 2019 with a 15-0 record, but the Tigers have had a free-fall the last two seasons with off-the-field scandals, coaching turnover and losses on the field. LSU pulled off a 49-42 upset of No. 20 Florida on Saturday before the Orgeron news broke, as first reported by Sports Illustrated. The report said Orgeron will remain as head coach through the season.
Thursday, October 28
South Florida at East Carolina, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.
Troy at Coastal Carolina, ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 29
Navy at Tulsa, ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.
UNLV at Nevada, CBSSN 10 p.m.
Saturday, October 30
Bowling Green at Buffalo, CBSSN, noon
Miami (Fla.) at Pittsburgh, ACC, noon
Missouri at Vanderbilt, SEC, 3 p.m.
Florida vs. Georgia, Jacksonville, Florida, CBS, 3:30 p.m.
Florida State at Clemson, ESPN, 3:30 p.m.
Louisiana Tech at Old Dominion, CBSSN, 3:30 p.m.
Duke at Wake Forest, ACC, 4 p.m.
Boise State at Colorado State, CBSSN, 7 p.m.
Kentucky at Mississippi State, SEC, 7 p.m.
Mississippi at Auburn, ESPN, 7 p.m.
Louisville at North Carolina State, ACC, 7:30 p.m.
North Carolina at Notre Dame, NBC, 7:30 p.m.
Virginia at Brigham Young, ESPN2, 10:15 p.m.
Fresno State at San Diego State, CBSSN, 10:30 p.m.
Washington at Stanford, FS1, 10:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 4
Georgia State at Louisiana-Lafayette, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 5
Virginia Tech at Boston College, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.
Utah at Stanford, FS1, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday November 6
Army at Air Force, CBS, 11:30 a.m.
Louisiana Tech at Alabama-Birmingham, CBSSN, noon
Colorado State at Wyoming, CBSSN, 3:30 p.m.
NFL draft 2022: Matt Corral, Aidan Hutchinson among 10 prospects on the rise so far this season
Several NFL draft prospects, including Ole Miss QB Matt Corral and Alabama WR Jameson Williams, have helped their cause in a big way.With the COVID-19 pandemic hindering scouting through shortened seasons and other changes, the last year has created a series of challenges still being sorted out today. It came as little surprise, then, that the upcoming draft class seemed to lack the same consensus that followed the likes of Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields and other top 2021 prospects in the months before they heard their names called.
Navy vs. Notre Dame, Baltimore, NBC, 3:30 p.m.
Boise State at Fresno State, CBSSN, 7 p.m.
Army vs. Air Force, CBS, 11:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 11
North Carolina at Pittsburgh, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 12
Cincinnati at South Florida, ESPN2, 6 p.m.
Wyoming at Boise State, FS1, 9 p.m.
Saturday, November 13
Bucknell at Army, CBSSN, noon
Alabama-Birmingham at Marshall, CBSSN, 3:30 p.m.
Air Force at Colorado State, CBSSN, 7 p.m.
Nevada at San Diego State, CBSSN, 10:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 18
Louisville at Duke, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 19
Southern Mississippi at Louisiana Tech, CBSSN, 8 p.m.
Arizona at Washington State, Pac-12, 9 p.m.
Memphis at Houston, ESPN2, 9 p.m.
Saturday November 20
Massachusetts at Army, CBSSN, noon
Georgia Tech at Notre Dame, NBC, 2:30 p.m.
East Carolina at Navy, CBSSN, 3:30 p.m.
Wyoming at Utah State, CBSSN, 7 p.m.
San Diego State at UNLV, CBSSN, 10:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 25
Mississippi at Mississippi State, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 26
Boise State at San Diego State, CBS, noon
Kansas State at Texas, Fox, noon
Utah State at New Mexico, FS1, 1 p.m.
Iowa at Nebraska, BTN, 1:30 p.m.
Missouri at Arkansas, CBS, 3:30 p.m.
UNLV at Air Force, CBSSN, 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 27
Houston at Connecticut, CBSSN, noon
Ohio State at Michigan, Fox, noon
Western Kentucky at Marshall, CBSSN, 3:30 p.m.
Nevada at Colorado State, CBSSN, 9 p.m.
Friday, December 3
College Football Playoff Picture for Week 9: Oklahoma, Oregon not going away
Oklahoma had a scare, and Oklahoma State fell out of the top 10. What else developed in the latest CFP picture?Week 8 didn't feature a game between ranked teams, but there was some drama.
Pac-12 championship game, Las Vegas, ABC, 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 4
American Athletic championship game, ABC, TBA
ACC championship game, Charlotte, North Carolina, ABC, TBA
Big 12 championship game, Arlington, Texas, ABC, TBA
Big Ten championship game, Indianapolis, Fox, 8 p.m.
Conference USA championship game, CBSSN, TBA
MAC championship game, Detroit, ESPN, noon
Mountain West championship game, Fox, TBA
SEC championship game, Atlanta, CBS 4 p.m.
Sun Belt championship game, ESPN, TBA
Saturday, December 11
Army vs. Navy, East Rutherford, New Jersey, CBS, 3 p.m.
Friday, December, 31
Cotton Bowl, College Football Playoff semifinal, ESPN, 4 or 8 p.m.
Orange Bowl, College Football Playoff semifinal, ESPN, 4 or 8 p.m.
Monday, January 10
College Football Playoff championship game, ESPN, 8 p.m.
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY:
'Upset of the century': Tiny Kentucky college beat Harvard football 100 years ago .
Harvard had gone undefeated in 1919 and 1920, winning the Rose Bowl that year, but lost at home in front of 45,000 on Oct. 29, 1921.The simple combination of two letters and two digits is a century-old rallying cry for Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, a celebration of a monumental triumph. It commemorates an event from 100 years ago today, when, on Oct. 29, 1921, Centre defeated Harvard 6-0 in a college football game.