NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- The 128th edition of a long rivalry was marred Saturday by a fatal tailgating accident about two hours before Harvard beat Yale 45-7.
A driver of a U-Haul truck carrying beer kegs through a tailgating area suddenly accelerated, fatally striking a 30-year-old Massachusetts woman and injuring two other women, police said. New Haven Police spokesman David Hartman said the driver was in police custody.
Once the game started, Harvard continued its football dominance over Yale, spotting the Bulldogs an early touchdown before scoring 45 unanswered points. The football series is the third longest in the country.
Having already clinched its 14th Ivy League championship the previous week, Harvard (9-1, 7-0) has now won 10 of its last 11 games with Yale, including five straight.
Harvard's 45 points were the most scored by the Crimson against Yale (5-5, 4-3) since it won by the same 45-7 score at Cambridge in 1982.
South Carolina AD Ray Tanner is not "100 percent sure" Saturday's game vs. No. 7 LSU will be played at Williams-Brice Stadium because of devastating floods that hit the state.
UCLA junior linebacker Myles Jack has withdrawn from school and will enter the NFL draft, making the decision just weeks after suffering a season-ending knee injury.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys' defense has lost senior middle linebacker Ryan Simmons for the season because of a knee injury.
A judge has dismissed simple assault charges against Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo after the woman he allegedly attacked after a football game said she didn't want to testify.
Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre said he was sorry for getting into a sideline altercation with an assistant coach during a 41-24 loss to Oregon over the weekend.
The Fresno County District Attorney's office has filed charges against Fresno State QB Zack Greenlee and a teammate after both were arrested last month during a house party near the campus.