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Emotional Browns win to avoid 0-16 year

/ Dec 25, 2016

Emotional Browns win to avoid 0-16 year

For the first time, Hue Jackson stood in front of the Browns as a winner. Through the injuries, the losses, the negativity and the late-night jokes, his team had stuck together. And as the Browns huddled around him in the postgame locker room, Cleveland’s ...

Raiders beat Colts, lose Carr to injury

/ Dec 25, 2016

Raiders beat Colts, lose Carr to injury

As Derek Carr fell to the turf with a broken leg, a celebratory day in Oakland immediately turned somber. The Raiders had suffered their most significant loss of the season. Carr broke a bone in his right leg in the fourth quarter of the ...

/ Dec 24, 2016

Jets coach Bowles out with illness

New York Jets coach Todd Bowles was hospitalized Friday with what the team called an “undisclosed illness,” and he did not travel for the game against the New England Patriots on Saturday. In a statement posted on the team’s website, the Jets said Bowles ...

/ 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, ...

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 ...

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 ...