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East Roundup: Quarterback Runs for Three Scores as Syracuse Romps Over Central Michigan

The three scoring runs were a career best for Terrel Hunt, who also threw for a touchdown.

In Its First Big Ten Game, Rutgers Faces a Big-Time Opponent

The Scarlet Knights were set to play at home against Penn State. The Nittany Lions were revitalized when they received word that the N.C.A.A. was dropping sanctions against their program.

Roundup: Ohio State’s Win Means $12,878 Per Point

Ohio State rebounded from last week’s loss to Virginia Tech by steamrolling Kent State, 66-0, in Columbus on Saturday.

At Oregon, the Longtime Mascot Is Anything but Mickey Mouse

In the 1940s, Oregon’s athletic director, a friend of Walt Disney’s, received permission for the university to call Donald Duck its own.

30 Seconds With Jay Paterno: After a Scandal, a Son Strives to Reshape His Father’s Legacy

Jay Paterno, the son of the football coach Joe Paterno, has written a book in defense of his father, who was caught up in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal at Penn State.

Coach James Franklin May Face More Tests Off the Field Than on It

How Coach James Franklin handles being the most visible face of the Penn State football program will probably test him far more than the football field.

Saturday’s College Football Games to Watch

No. 6 Georgia takes on No. 24 South Carolina in an early-season rivalry game and No. 12 U.C.L.A. faces Texas this weekend.

Penn State Revels in Lifting of Penalties Imposed in the Sandusky Scandal

The news that the bowl eligibility and scholarship figures were to be restored was deeply felt on a campus.

Penn State’s Postseason Ban Is Lifted

The N.C.A.A. eliminated Penn State’s postseason ban, effective immediately, and will receive the full amount of football scholarships in 2015-16.

U.S.C.’s Pat Haden Fined for Altercation With Referees

Haden, Southern California’s athletic director, and Steve Sarkisian, its football coach, were reprimanded on Monday over a sideline debate with referees in Saturday’s game.

On College Football: Pat Haden Draws Scrutiny to College Football Playoff Committee

Pat Haden, Southern California’s athletic director and a member of the College Football Playoff selection committee, argued with referees in an incident that spurred debate over the committee’s role.

East Roundup: UConn Tops Stony Brook With Long Punt Return

With the Huskies trailing, Deshon Foxx took off for 72 yards in the third quarter to give his team the lead and the victory.

Oregon 46, Michigan State 27: With Big Plays and Stifling Defense, Oregon Surges Past Michigan State

Quarterback Marcus Mariota held up the offensive end for the Ducks, passing for 318 yards and three touchdowns.

Michigan and Notre Dame Have Different Versions of Their Breakup

One of college football’s longest rivalries is coming to an end, and neither side can agree how it came about.

Campus Corner: Texas A&M Fans Are Fluent in the Science of Yelling

Aggies supporters, who attend midnight yell practices, rely on hand gestures and well-rehearsed chants to become the “12th Man” and inspire their team.

Roundup: Purdue Is Embarrassed at Home by Central Michigan

Cooper Rush threw two touchdown passes and Thomas Rawls ran for two scores, giving Central Michigan a surprising 38-17 victory at Purdue on Saturday.

Sports Briefing | College Football: Pitt Rushes Its Way to Another Win

James Conner ran for 214 yards and a touchdown to lead Pittsburgh to a 30-20 victory at Boston College in the first Atlantic Coast Conference matchup between the teams.

Saturday’s College Football Games to Watch

No. 7 Michigan State visits No. 3 Oregon in a marquee nonconference game and No. 14 Southern California faces No. 13 Stanford this weekend.

Pac-12 Prosperity: A Top Quarterback in Every Huddle

Ten football teams in the powerful Pac-12 — including No. 13 Stanford and No. 14 U.S.C., who play Saturday — have returning starting quarterbacks this season.

Jameis Winston Case Said to Be Subject of Florida State Inquiry

A female student accused the quarterback of the top-ranked Seminoles of sexually assaulting her in his apartment in Dec. 2012.

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