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Alabama rolls over Ohio State to win college football national championship

DeVonta Smith was uncoverable, Najee Harris unstoppable and Mac Jones impeccable. With a performance that was both surgical and explosive, No. 1 Alabama won the College Football Playoff national championship game 52-24 against No. 3 Ohio State on Monday night.

Alabama's DeVonta Smith becomes 1st receiver to win Heisman Trophy in 29 years

On an Alabama team stacked with stars, DeVonta Smith emerged as the best player in college football. Smith became the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy in 29 seasons Tuesday night.

Top NFL QB prospect Trevor Lawrence tests positive for coronavirus

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has tested positive for COVID-19, putting into doubt whether the face of college football will be available to play the top-ranked Tigers' biggest game of the season.

NCAA's Big Ten football changes course, will play despite COVID-19 pandemic

Less than five weeks after pushing football and other fall sports to the spring because of the pandemic, the conference plans to start its season at the end of October.

NCAA powerhouse Big Ten pulls plug on fall football amid COVID-19 concerns

The Big Ten and Pac-12 won't play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19, taking two of college football's five power conferences out of a crumbling season amid the pandemic.

NCAA's March Madness tournaments cancelled

The NCAA cancelled its men's and women's basketball tournaments on Thursday because of the spread of coronavirus, putting an abrupt end to the season less than a month before champions were to be crowned.

Joe Burrow leads LSU past Clemson in college football championship's clash of Tigers

Joe Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another score and capped one of the greatest seasons in college football history by leading No. 1 LSU to a 42-25 victory against No. 3 Clemson on Monday night to win the national championship.