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Pirates plunder Paris: La Vega flexes muscle in trenches, advances to regional final, 38-20

FRISCO — After a couple of blowouts to start the playoffs, La Vega expected a much stiffer test from Paris on in the regional semifinals.

No December without 'D': Even in age of prolific scoring, playoff runs demand defense

While offense often takes center stage, when it comes to Centex playoff teams, it’s a bit hard to completely overlook the defensive side of the football — defense not only wins championships, it wins playoff games along the road, too.

College Football

Georgia Tech announces death of DT Brandon Adams

ATLANTA (AP) — Brandon Adams, a rising senior who was expected to be a key member of Georgia Tech's defensive line under new coach Geoff Co…

Dixie State senior football player dies in a Utah hospital

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Officials at Dixie State University say redshirt senior football player Abraham Reinhardt has died at a hospital.

NCAA to appeal ruling in antitrust case about compensation

The NCAA and major college conferences will appeal a judge's ruling that the governing body violated antitrust laws by limiting education-r…

AP Top 25 Podcast: Overachievers and underachievers for 2019

Don't let the brackets fool you. College football is in full swing, too.