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Top Dawgs: Georgia throttles TCU to clinch back-to-back college football national titles

Stetson Bennett threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores in the first half as No. 1 Georgia demolished No. 3 TCU 65-7 Monday night to become the first team to win consecutive College Football Playoff national championships.

Georgia wins thriller over Ohio State, will take on TCU at college football national championship

Stetson Bennett capped No. 1 Georgia's comeback from a two-touchdown, fourth-quarter deficit with a 10-yard, last-minute scoring pass to Adonai Mitchell in a 42-41 victory in Atlanta over No. 4 Ohio State for a shot at its second straight national title.

USC QB Caleb Williams wins Heisman Trophy after leading Trojan turnaround

Caleb Williams, the dynamic quarterback who was the catalyst for the Trojans' turnaround season, won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night to make USC the first school to take home college football's most prestigious player of the year award eight times.

'Bought every player on their team': Star SEC coaches spar over NIL compensation

The Southeastern Conference spring meetings will be held in person for the time since 2019 in a little less than two weeks.

Top American colleges accused of violating rights of Black athletes

A group that advocates for college athletes has filed a federal complaint that claims NCAA Division I schools are violating the civil rights of Black basketball players and major college football players by prohibiting compensation.

Georgia defeats Alabama to win 1st college football national championship in 41 years

Stetson Bennett delivered the biggest throws of his storybook career and Georgia's defence sealed the sweetest victory in program history, vanquishing rival Alabama 33-18 in the College Football Playoff title Monday night for its first national title in 41 years.

Report drills NCAA on equity, calls for combined Final Four

The NCAA has fallen short of upholding its commitment to gender equity by prioritizing its cash cow Division I men's basketball tournament "over everything else," according a scathing review released Tuesday.

SEC invites Oklahoma and Texas to join league in 2025

Southeastern Conference university presidents voted Thursday to invite Texas and Oklahoma to the league and create a 16-team powerhouse on the field and at the bank.

NCAA President to seek temporary rules to ensure athletes can be compensated

NCAA President Mark Emmert urged members of the Association to pass legislation that would make it permissible for the first time for college athletes to earn money off their names, images and likenesses.

Democrats introduce bill allowing NCAA athletes to organize and bargain

College athletes would have the right to organize and collectively bargain with schools and conferences under a bill introduced Thursday by Democrats in the House and Senate.