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Chiefs hold off Raiders, move into first place in AFC West

Tyreek Hill didn’t know what to do when he started hearing thousands of people in Arrowhead Stadium chanting his name, even as he stood all alone on the frozen turf waiting for the punt. “Just give them what they want, I guess,” Hill thought to himself. So he did, the ...

Dec 6, 2016

Heisman Trophy finalists announced

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is a Heisman Trophy finalist for the second consecutive season, joining Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers and Oklahoma teammates Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook. The finalists were announced Monday on ESPN and the award will be presented ...

Dec 6, 2016

Alabama star wins Nagurski Trophy

Team success is breeding individual success for members of the Alabama Crimson Tide. Alabama senior defensive lineman Jonathan Allen won the Bronko Nagurski Trophy on Monday night given annually to the nation’s best college defensive player. Allen was selected over four other finalists, including ...

Luck throws for four TDs as Colts crush Jets

| Dec 6, 2016

Luck throws for four TDs as Colts crush Jets

Boys just want to have fun. Andrew Luck certainly didn’t have any when he sat out a Thanksgiving night loss with a concussion. He made up for it very nicely on Monday night in a 41-10 romp past the inept New York Jets. “To ...

Brady earns record 201st win as Patriots beat Rams

Dec 5, 2016

Brady earns record 201st win as Patriots beat Rams

Tom Brady now stands alone when it comes to career wins by an NFL quarterback. Brady became the league’s leader in victories among QBs, earning his 201st by throwing for 269 yards and a touchdown to lead the New England Patriots past the struggling ...

Penn State makes case for playoff spot by winning Big Ten

Dec 4, 2016

Penn State makes case for playoff spot by winning Big Ten

As Penn State’s band played and Lucas Oil Stadium rocked, thousands of fans clad in their traditional white shirts chanted “We Are Penn State.” It might have been more fitting if had it been “We are Penn State — and we are back.” Five ...

Dec 4, 2016

Patriots place Gronkowski on injured reserve

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been placed on injured reserve after having season-ending back surgery. Gronkowski, who missed time earlier in the season with a hamstring injury and bruised lung, left last week’s game against the New York Jets in the ...

Dec 3, 2016

Huskies whip Buffs in Pac-12 title game

Washington’s Taylor Rapp returned one of his two interceptions for a touchdown and Myles Gaskin ran for 159 yards to help the Huskies beat Colorado 41-10 in Friday’s Pac-12 conference championship game. The Huskies (12-1) broke open a close game when Rapp intercepted Sefo ...

Suspect in McKnight case released without charge

Dec 3, 2016

Suspect in McKnight case released without charge

The shooting death of an ex-NFL player in a New Orleans suburb was a “road rage” incident that began on a nearby bridge, a sheriff said Friday, as he urged against a rush to judgment and defended his handling of the case. Joe McKnight ...

Dec 2, 2016

Indiana football coach Wilson quits

When Indiana University athletic director Fred Glass woke up Thursday morning, he knew the Hoosiers’ football program would be turned upside-down. By nightfall, Glass had collected Kevin Wilson’s resignation, Tom Allen’s agreement to succeed Wilson and was trying to swat away questions about whether ...

Cowboys win 11th straight

Dec 2, 2016

Cowboys win 11th straight

Dez Bryant sashayed through the Dallas locker room with an unmistakable swagger and had nothing but good things to say about his adversary this time around. It was a stark change from a week ago, when he sparred with Washington cornerback Josh Norman on ...

Dec 1, 2016

Hernandez sues over hacked jailhouse calls

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has sued a company after some of his jailhouse phone calls were apparently listened to by an unknown person. Hernandez’s lawsuit filed in federal court in Boston charges Dallas-based Securus Technologies Inc. with negligence, breach of contract, ...