COLLEGE PARK (WPNS) — Maryland begins Big Ten play Saturday against Minnesota, a day after the findings of an external investigation into the death of Jordan McNair are expected to be released. The school’s board of regents will be briefed at their scheduled Friday meeting on the results of …

LSU surged to No. 6 in The Associated Press college football poll after its second victory of September against a highly ranked team, and Wisconsin tumbled to No. 18 after becoming the first top-10 team to be upset by an unranked team.

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Cole Tracy kicked a 42-yard field goal on the final play to give No. 12 LSU a 22-21 victory over No. 7 Auburn on Saturday in their Southeastern Conference opener.

(WPNS) — On Saturday, a tragic Maryland football offseason yields to competition. Or rather, it crashes into the wicked inevitability of sports. No matter the amount of unfinished mourning or truth-seeking or finger-pointing over Jordan McNair’s death, the games must go on. They always go on…

(WPNS) — What we know is the University of Maryland’s football team will open its season against Texas on Saturday. We know that interim coach Matt Canada will choose either Kasim Hill or Tyrell Pigrome to be his quarterback. We know they’ll kick off just after noon at FedEx Field.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A week before Ohio State’s season opener, few in Columbus have been able to focus on football. Not many are talking about the new starting quarterback or how to best use the two elite running backs.

COLLEGE PARK (AP) — Members of the Maryland football team will wear a helmet sticker with No. 79 to honor former teammate Jordan McNair, who collapsed during a practice session in May and subsequently died.

(AP) — Maryland placed head coach DJ Durkin on administrative leave on Saturday while the school scrutinizes allegations of poor behavior by the football staff, apparent misdeeds that came to light following the death of a player on the practice field.

EASTON — Debbie McQuaid remembers spotting Maddie Boehm for the first time.

Sunday at 1 p.m., the Salisbury University men’s lacrosse team will take part in the national Division III championship at Gillette Stadium, the two-time defending titleholders taking on Wesleyan (Conn.) University.

Ordinarily, the rule when filling out brackets is that the First Four games in Dayton should be ignored because those teams are all incapable of winning a game when the “real” tournament starts on Thursday.

(AP) — From the top seed in the NCAA Tournament — Virginia — to those that barely made it into the bracket — Arizona State and Syracuse — it feels as though everyone involved in March Madness is on the bubble this year.

SALISBURY — Salisbury University freshman pitcher Brea Bishop, the 2017 North Bayside softball player of the year for North Caroline High, went the distance in her first career start to pick up her first college win Sunday, March 4.

WYE MILLS — Chesapeake College softball opened the 2018 season with a sweep at home against Rowan College (N.J.) at Burlington County Sunday, March 4.

COLLEGE PARK (AP) — Kaila Charles had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Stephanie Jones had the go-ahead free throws and a huge block with 13.9 seconds left and No. 13 Maryland held on to defeat Nebraska, 77-75, to secure the second-seed for this week's Big Ten Tournament.