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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, ...

Kaepernick displaying old form for 49ers

Dec 1, 2016

Kaepernick displaying old form for 49ers

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vance McDonald remembers quarterback Colin Kaepernick leading the team to the NFC Championship Game in 2013 with his ability to make plays all over the field. McDonald feels as if Kaepernick is starting to regain that form and the ...

Doctors clear Browns QB Griffin for contact

Nov 30, 2016

Doctors clear Browns QB Griffin for contact

Robert Griffin III has been cleared by doctors to play again this season. RG3 still needs Browns coach Hue Jackson’s blessing. Griffin passed a final medical test on his injured left shoulder and can now take full contact, paving the way for the quarterback ...

Nov 29, 2016

Rams COO disputes Hall of Famer Dickerson's claim

Eric Dickerson is welcome on the Los Angeles Rams’ sideline anytime. Rams COO Kevin Demoff tweeted reassurance at the Hall of Fame running back on Monday, shortly after Dickerson claimed he was no longer allowed on the sideline due to his criticism of the ...

Packers snap skid with victory over Eagles

Nov 29, 2016

Packers snap skid with victory over Eagles

Aaron Rodgers threw perfect passes, ran for key first downs and did all his talking on the field. Nobody will question his leadership this week. Rodgers had 313 yards passing and tossed two touchdown passes to Davante Adams to help the Green Bay Packers ...