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/ Dec 17, 2016

Sarkisian replaces Kiffin at Alabama

Alabama has hired another former Southern California head coach as offensive coordinator, turning to Steve Sarkisian to once again replace Lane Kiffin. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced the move Friday, with Kiffin having been hired to take over the Florida Atlantic program. Sarkisian, who ...

Minnesota players boycott over bans on teammates

/ Dec 17, 2016

Minnesota players boycott over bans on teammates

The University of Minnesota football team is threatening to boycott one of the nation's top second-tier bowl games over the suspension of 10 players accused of participating in a sexual assault. Prosecutors decided there was not enough evidence to file criminal charges, and the players ...

Browns fall to 0-13, near infamous mark

/ Dec 12, 2016

Browns fall to 0-13, near infamous mark

The Browns' mascot can't even stay on his clogs. This season of embarrassment has a new symbolic blooper. Early in Sunday's 23-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland's "Brownie The Elf" attempted to retrieve a football that had bounced out of bounds following a punt when ...

/ Dec 10, 2016

Four NFL games for London in 2017

The NFL will stage four regular-season games in London next year. Teams and venues for the four games will be announced on Tuesday. The NFL started playing regular-season games in London in 2007, and has recently played three games per season in the British capital. The ...

/ Dec 10, 2016

Heisman winner Salaam laid to rest

Former teammates joined family and friends to say goodbye to 1994 Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam on Friday, remembering his warm heart and peaceful spirit. About 250 people gathered for a funeral service for Salaam at the Islamic Center of Boulder near Folsom Field, where ...

Oakland unveils stadium plan to keep Raiders in town

/ Dec 10, 2016

Oakland unveils stadium plan to keep Raiders in town

Oakland and Alameda County leaders will vote Tuesday on a financial and development plan to build a $1.3 billion football stadium at the Coliseum site to keep the Raiders from moving to Las Vegas. Mayor Libby Schaaf and other local leaders on Friday presented details ...