SMU fires basketball coach

DALLAS, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- In the midst of a disappointing season, Southern Methodist on Friday fired basketball coach Mike Dement.

COL FB: Boise State 34, TCU 31

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Ryan Dinwiddie threw three touchdown passes Tuesday as No. 16 Boise State beat No. 19 TCU, 34-31, in the inaugural Fort Worth Bowl.

Coaches poll has new No. 1

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- USC and LSU are the top two teams in the latest USA Today/ESPN football poll released Sunday.

The weekend in college football

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Second-ranked USC tries on Saturday to maintain its hopes of playing in the national title game when it hosts Oregon State.

Nevada hires Ault as football coach

RENO, Nev., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Chris Ault, a member of the College Football Hall of Fame, signed on to coach Nevada for the third time Wednesday.

Boise State may play in Fort Worth Bowl

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Officials of the inaugural Fort Worth Bowl will have to wait for the results of pending games involving the Big 12 Conference.

Oklahoma still a unanimous No. 1

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- An impressive rout of Arkansas did nothing to improve the position of LSU when the latest USA Today/ESPN coaches poll was announced on Sunday.


BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Ryan Dinwiddie completed 17-of-24 passes for 375 yards and four touchdowns and ran for two more Saturday as No. 18 Boise State beat Nevada, 56-3.

College football's Saturday games

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The college football season winds to a near close on Saturday with a number of key games on the docket.

Again, Oklahoma a unanimous No. 1

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Oklahoma, Southern California and LSU maintained their spots Sunday in the latest USA Today/ESPN football coaches' poll.

COL FB: Boise State 31, Fresno State 17

FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Ryan Dinwiddie threw two touchdown passes and ran for another Friday night as Boise State dumped Fresno State, 31-17.

The weekend in college football

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The annual Big Ten showdown between Michigan and Ohio State again is at center stage on what is being called "Rivalry Saturday."

Boise State loses three players

BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Three players have left the men's basketball team at Boise State University, and a fourth has been suspended for one game.

Oklahoma solidfies top ranking

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- After a 41-3 rout of Baylor, Oklahoma again earned all 63 first-place votes in the latest USA Today/ESPN football coaches' poll released Sunday.

COL FB: Boise St 51, Texas El Paso 21

BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Ryan Dinwiddie threw for two touchdowns and ran for another Saturday as No. 23 Boise State routed Texas-El Paso, 51-21, for their seventh straight win.

Oklahoma remains a runaway No. 1

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- After Saturday's 77-0 demolition of Texas A&M, Oklahoma (10-0) remained No. 1 with 1,575 points in the latest ESPN/USA Today college football poll.

Report: WAC to add two new members

BRISTOL, Conn., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The Western Athletic Conference apparently has responded to the defections of three of its members.

SouCal 61, Hawaii 32

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Fourth-ranked Southern California matched its longest winning streak in 13 years Saturday, using every facet of its game to ovrwhelm Hawaii, 61-32.

NFL Draft -- NFC

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- Selections by NFC teams during the 2003 NFL Draft:

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At the urging of the NAACP, officials of Clayton County, Ga., have held a town hall meeting to assess the quality of education.
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Iowa State coach gets new contract

AMES, Iowa, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Dan McCarney, who coached the Iowa State football team to an unprecedented third straight postseason game, has been given a new contract through 2010, the schoo

Ohio State named unanimous No. 1

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Ohio State was the unanimous No. 1 in the first of two college football polls released early Saturday morning, collecting all 61 first-place votes in the Top-25

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