Could Urban Meyer be the next head coach at Notre Dame?

Heather Dinich and Paul Finebaum agree that Urban Meyer would not be a suitable fit for the Fighting Irish.

Notre Dame AD not surprised by Brian Kelly's decision to leave

Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick discusses Brian Kelly's decision to leave for LSU.

Report: LSU to hire Kelly as football coach

LSU is hiring Brian Kelly away from Notre Dame, a stunning move by one of the most accomplished coaches in college football jumping from the sport's most storied program to a Southeastern Conference powerhouse.

Report: LSU to hire Kelly as football coach

Lincoln Riley

Oklahoma QB Rattler enters transfer portal

Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler, the preseason Heisman favorite who was benched early in the season, announced on Monday that he is entering the transfer portal.

- Dave Wilson
Oklahoma QB Rattler enters transfer portal

#Stateside5: Brown gets to 1,000, Metchie comes up clutch for Alabama

From Chase Brown reaching the 1,000 rushing yards mark to John Metchie's winning play, here are the top performances from Canadians in college football. Be sure to catch Gridiron Nation this Wednesday at 1:00 pm/et on TSN 4/5.

Who are the top 4 CFP teams after a wild rivalry week?

Heather Dinich believes Michigan's win over Ohio State will move it to the second spot in the College Football Playoff rankings.

No. 5 Notre Dame beats Stanford, awaits playoff fate

Jack Coan threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score and No. 5 Notre Dame finished off the regular season with a 45-14 victory over Stanford on Saturday to keep its playoff hopes alive.

No. 1 Georgia routs Georgia Tech, looks ahead to Bama

Stetson Bennett passed for 255 yards and four touchdowns, including two to tight end Brock Bowers, and No. 1 Georgia finished its undefeated regular season by overwhelming Georgia Tech 45-0 on Saturday.

No. 9 Baylor still has Big 12 title shot after win over Texas Tech

Blake Shapen threw for 254 yards and two touchdowns in his first start for ninth-ranked Baylor, and the Bears held on for a 27-24 win over Texas Tech on Saturday that kept alive their hopes of making the Big 12 championship game for the second time in three seasons.

Florida tops rival FSU for third straight in series

Anthony Richardson came off the bench and led Florida to a 24-21 victory over rival Florida State on Saturday that made the Gators bowl eligible a week after firing coach Dan Mullen.

Wake Forest crushes Boston College, clinches berth in ACC title game

No. 21 Wake Forest earned a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game, getting three passing touchdowns and one more on the ground from Sam Hartman to beat Boston College 41-10 on Saturday.

No. 6 Baylor beats Michigan State for Atlantis title

No. 6 Baylor beats Michigan State for Atlantis title

James Akinjo held the MVP trophy as he danced on the court in a crowd of his new Baylor teammates. Around him bounced talented freshmen and multiple guys thriving in larger roles. Akinjo scored 15 points and Baylor beat Michigan State 75-58 on Friday for the Battle 4 Atlantis championship, using a balanced lineup to earn yet another lopsided win to start the season.

The numbers behind the Michigan and Ohio State rivalry

Chris "The Bear" Fallica crunches the numbers heading into "The Game" between Ohio State and Michigan.

Saban rants about 'self-absorbed' Alabama fans

Nick Saban gets fired up on his radio show about Alabama fans' criticisms of the team.

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NCAA: North Texas 59, (4) Kansas 71

NCAA: North Texas 59, (4) Kansas 71

Ochai Agbaji had 18 points and Christian Braun added 16 as No. 4 Kansas beat North Texas in the first round of the ESPN Events Invitational on Thursday. Agbaji became the 63rd player to reach 1,000 points in Kansas history when he hit a 3 to open the scoring 2½ minutes into the game.

Nembhard, top-ranked Gonzaga cruise past No. 2 UCLA

Andrew Nembhard scored 24 points, freshman Chet Holmgren showed off his unique skill set and top-ranked Gonzaga overwhelmed No. 2 UCLA 83-63 Tuesday night to win the Empire Classic.

Another Nembhard is turning heads down south

TSN’s Wesley Cheng is joined by Canadian Basketball scout Wesley Brown, who shares his thoughts on a couple impressive Canadians including freshman guard Ryan Nembhard in Creighton, and second year centre Zach Edey playing in Purdue.

Unbeaten Cincinnati joins Georgia, Ohio State and Alabama in CFP's coveted top four as Oregon slips

For the first time in the eight-year history of the College Football Playoff, a team from a Group of 5 conference has cracked the top four in the selection committee's rankings, which would assure it a spot in one of the two semifinals games on New Year's Eve.

Mark Schlabach

Head coach Franklin, Penn State agree to 10-year contract

Penn State coach James Franklin has agreed to a new 10-year contract to remain coach of the team through the 2031 season. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Tom VanHaaren

Could an undefeated Cincinnati be jumped in the CFP rankings?

David Pollack and Kirk Herbstreit debate whether Oklahoma State could pass Cincinnati in the College Football Playoff rankings if the Cowboys win the Big 12.

Why Ohio State moved ahead of Alabama in the CFP rankings

Gary Barta explains what went into the committee's decision to elevate Ohio States over Alabama to the No. 2 spot in the CFP rankings.

Four Gators score in double figures in win vs. Golden Bears

Senior forward Colin Castleton had 16 points and eight rebounds, while fifth-year senior point guard Tyree Appleby threw in 15 more points to pace four Gators into double-figure scoring Monday night as the 23rd-ranked UF waxed the Bears 80-60 in opening-round play of the Fort Myers Tip-Off at Suncoast Credit Union Arena.

- Florida Athletics
Four Gators score in double figures in win vs. Golden Bears

Ohio State surges three spots to No. 2 in AP poll

Ohio State is No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, surging three spots Sunday past No. 3 Alabama and No. 4 Cincinnati in a close vote.

#Stateside5: Veilleux and Metchie go toe-to-toe to top Canadian performers

Was Christian Veilleux's magnificent debut for Penn State good enough to top John Metchie's best game of the season in Alabama's victory? Find out in the latest list of the top Canadian college football performers. Don't miss Gridiron Nation this Wednesday at 2:00 pm/et on TSN4.

Report: Mullen out as Gators football coach

Report: Mullen out as Gators football coach

Dan Mullen is out as Florida's football coach, sources told ESPN on Sunday. Greg Knox, Florida's running backs coach and special teams coordinator, will fill in as interim coach, sources said.

- Chris Low and Alex Scarborough

Around NCAA

No. 5 Bearcats play with urgency, fulfill 'mission' with statement win over SMU

After four weeks filled with games that were too close for comfort, Cincinnati unleashed its full potential in a 48-14 win over SMU on Saturday, clinching a spot in the AAC championship game against Houston.

Andrea Adelson

Stroud throws for 432 yards, 6 TDs as Ohio States make statement with rout of Michigan State

Whether the intended message was that quarterback C.J. Stroud is firmly planted in the Heisman race, that the defense is playing at a championship level or that this team belongs in the College Football Playoff, Ohio State made a statement on Saturday.

Tom VanHaaren

No. 1 Georgia remain undefeated, rout Charleston Southern

Standout defensive tackle Jordan Davis scored his first career touchdown and No. 1 Georgia's defense was again dominant in a 56-7 rout of Charleston Southern on Saturday.

AP

Olave passes Boston for Ohio State career TD receptions record

Wide receiver Chris Olave broke the Ohio State career receiving record on Saturday when he caught a 43-yard touchdown pass from C.J. Stroud against Michigan State.

Tom VanHaaren

Rogers shines as MS State steamrolls Tennessee State

Will Rogers threw for 391 yards and tossed five touchdown passes as Mississippi State routed Tennessee State 55-10 in a non-conference game on Saturday.

AP

No. 16 Texas A&M runs over Prairie View's defense

Devon Achane and Isaiah Spiller combined for three touchdowns before halftime, and No. 16 Texas A&M cruised to a 52-3 win over Prairie View A&M on Saturday.

AP

No. 23 San Diego State holds off UNLV

Lucas Johnson completed 18 of 24 pass attempts for 192 yards and threw three touchdowns, and No. 23 San Diego State survived a scare to beat UNLV 28-20 on Friday night.

Clemson wins 13th straight over No. 13 Wake Forest

At last, Clemson looked like the powerhouse it was supposed to be this season. Kobe Pace ran for a career-high 191 yards and two touchdowns as the Tigers won their 13th straight over No. 13 Wake Forest, delaying the Demon Deacons' run to the ACC Atlantic title with a 48-27 victory Saturday.

Allen carries No. 19 Wisconsin to win over Nebraska

Braelon Allen rushed for 228 yards and three touchdowns – including a tiebreaking 53-yarder with 3:50 remaining – to help No. 19 Wisconsin outlast Nebraska 35-28 for its seventh consecutive victory Saturday.

Must See: Purdue kicker slips and falls during kickoff and Boilermakers recover!

Purdue kicker Chris Van Eekeren appears to slip and fall during kickoff, but the Boilermakers are able to jump on the loose ball and recover.

Henderson, Cooke help No. 1 South Carolina beat Clemson

Destanni Henderson had 16 points off three 3-pointers and Zia Cooke scored 13 points as No. 1 South Carolina pulled away in the second half for its 11th straight win over rival Clemson 76-45 on Wednesday night. Canadian Laeticia Amihere had 10 points and six rebounds off the bench in the win.

Will Ohio State continue it's dominance over Big Ten with clash against Michigan State?

A The Michigan State vs. Ohio State showdown takes the spotlight this weekend in college football and TSN's Farhan Lalji and Dave Naylor tee up the action that can be seen Saturday at 12 pm/et on TSN3.

Mitchell leads No. 8 Texas over Northern Colorado

Tre Mitchell put his array of shots on display on Wednesday night, scoring 16 points as No. 8 Texas defeated Northern Colorado 62-49. Canadian Marcus Carr had seven points and three assists for the Longhorns in the victory, while fellow Canadian Kur Jongkuch contributed 13 points and five rebounds for the Bears in the losing cause.

Report: MSU, Tucker working on 10-year, $95M extension

Jim Harbaugh's days as the highest-paid coach in the state of Michigan appear to be numbered. The Detroit Free Press's Chris Solari and David Jesse report Michigan State and head coach Mel Tucker are working on a 10-year extension that will pay him $95 million.

Michigan men's basketball coach Howard agrees to new five-year contract

Michigan coach Juwan Howard has agreed to a new five-year contract through the 2025-26 season, the school announced Tuesday. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available.

Jeff Borzello

Duke basketball player Savarino, grandson of coach K, to face DWI charges

Duke guard Michael Savarino, grandson of coach Mike Krzyzewski, and star freshman Paolo Banchero face DWI-related charges after Savarino's arrest early Sunday morning.

Jeff Borzello

Around the NCAA

Crimson Tide jump Bearcats to No. 2 behind Georgia Bulldogs in AP Top 25

Alabama jumped Cincinnati to No. 2 behind Georgia in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday and Oklahoma Soones dropped eight spots to No. 12 after losing for the first time this season.

Notre Dame football coach Kelly says safety Hamilton dealing with six-week knee injury

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said Monday that starting safety Kyle Hamilton is dealing with a knee injury that typically takes six weeks to heal.

Tom VanHaaren

Auburn QB Nix to undergo ankle surgery

Auburn quarterback Bo Nix confirmed that he will have surgery to repair an ankle injury he suffered during last Saturday's loss to Mississippi State.

Alex Scarborough

Crimson Tide jump Bearcats to No. 2 behind Georgia Bulldogs in AP Top 25

Alabama jumped Cincinnati to No. 2 behind Georgia in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday and Oklahoma Soones dropped eight spots to No. 12 after losing for the first time this season.

No. 1 Georgia remain perfect, rout Tennessee

Stetson Bennett ran for a touchdown and threw for another as top-ranked Georgia remained perfect, wrapping up its Southeastern Conference schedule by routing Tennessee 41-17 Saturday.

Stroud throws five TD passes, No. 6 Ohio State routs Purdue

Freshman quarterback C.J. Stroud was dialed in, throwing for 361 yards and five touchdowns as the Buckeyes struck early and rolled over Purdue 59-31 on Saturday.

Virginia Tech, Fuente part ways

The Justin Fuente era with the Hokies is over. Virginia Tech announced on Tuesday that the program and its head football coach have parted ways. J.C. Price will serve as interim coach for the remainder of the season.

How Oklahoma State, Michigan, Notre Dame and Wake Forest could benefit from Week 11 volatility

Just two weeks remain in the 2021 regular season, and all we're certain of is that Georgia looks awfully good. Beyond that, nearly everything seems debatable, and Week 11 proved particularly adept at illustrating just how foolish many of our assumptions have been.

David M. Hale

Timme scores career-high 37 points as No. 1 Gonzaga roll over No. 5 Texas

Drew Timme scored a career-high 37 points as top-ranked Gonzaga beat No. 5 Texas 86-74 on Saturday night in an early-season showdown.

Must See: Last-second Hail Mary leads South Dakota past rival South Dakota State

Jeremiah Webb hauls in a 57-yard Hail Mary to give South Dakota an improbable 23-20 win over South Dakota State.

Must See: Texas Tech hits 62-yard FG as time expires to stun Iowa State

Jonathan Garibay connects on a 62-yard field goal on the last play of the game to give Texas Tech a 41-38 win over Iowa State.

UConn names Mora head coach

Jim Mora Jr. is headed to East Hartford. Connecticut appointed the former Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks coach as their head coach on a five-year deal starting with 2022.

Hillmon, No. 11 Michigan women cruise past St. Francis

Naz Hillmon scored 19 points on 9-of-10 shooting and 11th-ranked Michigan rolled to an 82-46 win over St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday.

Ohio State slides into College Football Playoff's top four, joining Georgia, Alabama and Oregon

What happens when every College Football Playoff contender except the No. 1 team struggles on the first Saturday of November? Not a whole lot when it comes to the CFP selection committee rankings.

Mark Schlabach

Strawther leads as No. 1 Gonzaga beats Dixie State

Julian Strawther had 17 points and 10 rebounds as top-ranked Gonzaga beat Dixie State 97-63 in their season opener Tuesday night without coach Mark Few on the sideline. Canadian Andrew Nembhard scored five points and added three assists and three rebounds in the victory.

Coach K wins Garden finale as Duke tops Kentucky

Freshman Trevor Keels scored 25 points and classmate Paolo Banchero added 22 to help No. 9 Duke open Mike Krzyzewski’s final season by beating 10th-ranked Kentucky 79-71 on Tuesday night in the nightcap of the Champions Classic.

Coach K wins Garden finale as Duke tops Kentucky

No. 1 South Carolina beats No. 5 NC State in season opener

The top-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks sure looked ready for their marquee season-opening matchup of Final Four contenders. Zia Cooke scored 17 points and South Carolina never trailed in its 66-57 win against N.C. State. Canadian Laeticia Amihere had nine points and five boards in the victory.

No. 1 South Carolina beats No. 5 NC State in season opener

No. 1 prospect Sharpe to enroll early with Kentucky, won't play until 2022-23 season

No. 1 overall prospect Shaedon Sharpe will be arriving in Kentucky earlier than expected -- but he still won't play for the Wildcats until next season.

Jeff Borzello

Stefanovic paces No. 7 Purdue in win over Bellarmine

Sasha Stefanovic made 5 of 6 3-pointers and finished with 23 points to lead No. 7 Purdue past Bellarmine 96-67 on Tuesday night. Zach Edey added 16 points, Isaiah Thompson had 15 points, Brandon Newman 14 and Jaden Ivey 11 for the Boilermakers.

Agbaji’s career night helps No. 3 Kansas top Michigan State

Ochai Agbaji scored a career-high 29 points and No. 3 Kansas beat Michigan State 87-74 on Tuesday night in the Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden on the opening night of college basketball.

No. 4 Villanova routs Mount St. Mary’s in opener

No. 4 Villanova routs Mount St. Mary’s in opener

Jay Wright pulled a stat sheet over toward Collin Gillespie and whispered at the star guard for No. 4 Villanova, pointing at a couple of gaudy numbers. Gillespie and Justin Moore combined for 12 assists and no turnovers on Tuesday in a season-opening 91-51 win over Mount St. Mary’s.

Clark, Czinano lead No. 9 Iowa past New Hampshire

Clark, Czinano lead No. 9 Iowa past New Hampshire

Caitlin Clark had 26 points and Monika Czinano added 14 points as No. 9 Iowa opened the season with a 93-50 win over New Hampshire on Tuesday night. Clark and Czinano were 1-2 in the nation in field goals last season, and both began this season with strong offensive performances.

Gonzaga place Canadian Nembhard on Wooden Award watch list

Three Gonzaga players were featured on the list of 50 preseason candidates for the 2021 Wooden Award that was announced Tuesday. Junior Drew Timme, senior Andrew Nembhard and freshman Chet Holmgren were the trio representing the top-ranked Bulldogs, who fell one win short of a perfect season with a loss to Baylor in April's national championship game.

Gonzaga place Canadian Nembhard on Wooden Award watch list

Michigan coach Harbaugh says Big Ten acknowledged officiating mistakes in loss to Michigan State

Jim Harbaugh told reporters on Tuesday that the Big Ten conference acknowledged officiating mistakes in Michigan's 37-33 loss to Michigan State on Oct. 30.

Tom VanHaaren

NCAA Hockey News

Craig’s List: Defencemen dominate top of draft rankings

This year’s prospect class is shaping up to be a boon for teams looking for blueline help, with defencemen holding down the top four spots on the latest edition of TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button’s rankings ahead of the 2021 NHL Draft.

Craig’s List: Defencemen dominate top of draft rankings

Michigan D Owen Power the unanimous No. 1 in TSN’s mid-season draft rankings

The TSN Mid-Season 2021 NHL Draft Rankings have become a Power Ranking. As in, Owen Power. It’s unanimous - 10 out of 10 NHL scouts surveyed by TSN have the 6-foot-5 1/2 University of Michigan freshman defenceman at No. 1. The Mississauga, Ont., native has solidified and enhanced his No. 1 standing from last fall’s preseason rankings, when only four of those same 10 scouts had him ranked first overall.

Michigan D Owen Power the unanimous No. 1 in TSN’s mid-season draft rankings

NCAA Football

Michigan mauls its way to College Football Playoff top four, joining Georgia, Alabama and Cincinnati

Michigan's first victory over rival Ohio State in 10 years has given the Wolverines a clear path to their first appearance in the College Football Playoff.

Mark Schlabach

Report: LSU to hire Kelly as football coach

LSU is hiring Brian Kelly away from Notre Dame, a stunning move by one of the most accomplished coaches in college football jumping from the sport's most storied program to a Southeastern Conference powerhouse.

Oklahoma QB Rattler enters transfer portal

Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler, the preseason Heisman favorite who was benched early in the season, announced on Monday that he is entering the transfer portal.

Dave Wilson

NCAA Football on TSN

Check out the rivalries and drama from the college gridiron on TSN.

Alabama gets exposed, the key to beat Georgia and more college football takeaways

The regular season is over, and conference championship weekend is coming up. Our reporters break down the college football landscape, from playoff hopefuls to Heisman contenders.

ESPN Staff

NCAA Basketball

Duke jumps to No. 1 in Top 25 men's basketball poll for first time since 2019

Duke jumped to No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball poll released Monday after its win against Gonzaga, adding to a record haul of top rankings for Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski.

College basketball Power Rankings: Duke new No. 1

Less than three weeks into the 2021-22 college basketball season, we have our first No. 1 debate with Duke climbing to the top of the rankings.

Jeff Borzello

No. 5 Duke takes out No. 1 Gonzaga in clash of unbeaten teams

Everything about No. 1 Gonzaga's matchup against No. 5 Duke on Friday night at T-Mobile Arena felt magnified. The game, an 84-81 win for Duke, lived up to the hype.

Myron Medcalf

Dayton stuns No. 4 Kansas on Amzil buzzer beater

Mustapha Amzil's lone basket of the game was a memorable one. Amzil hit a running jumper in the lane at the buzzer, and Dayton beat No. 4 Kansas 74-73 on Friday.

No. 6 Baylor beats Michigan State for Atlantis title

James Akinjo held the MVP trophy as he danced on the court in a crowd of his new Baylor teammates. Around him bounced talented freshmen and multiple guys thriving in larger roles. Akinjo scored 15 points and Baylor beat Michigan State 75-58 on Friday for the Battle 4 Atlantis championship, using a balanced lineup to earn yet another lopsided win to start the season.

NCAA Basketball on TSN

Watch men's and women's college hoops on TSN, culminating with conference championship week and March Madness.

Nembhard, top-ranked Gonzaga cruise past No. 2 UCLA

Andrew Nembhard scored 24 points, freshman Chet Holmgren showed off his unique skill set and top-ranked Gonzaga overwhelmed No. 2 UCLA 83-63 Tuesday night to win the Empire Classic.