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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 of the plan reached with ...

Dec 9, 2016

Giants' Cruz speaks out on racist vandalism at teammate's home

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz spoke out Thursday after racist graffiti was scrawled at the home of teammate Nikita Whitlock during a break-in. Whitlock’s home in Moonachie, New Jersey, was broken into on Tuesday night by robbers who wrote “Go back to Africa” ...

Ex-Cowboys linebacker Edwards dies at 76

Dec 8, 2016

Ex-Cowboys linebacker Edwards dies at 76

Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Dave Edwards has died. He was 76. Edwards’ brother, Tim Edwards, told The Associated Press that Dave Edwards died in his sleep Monday night at his home near Lake Whitney, Texas, about 105 km south of Dallas. Tim Edwards says ...

Dec 8, 2016

Stanford star McCaffrey to forego senior season

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey will skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft. McCaffrey announced his decision on Wednesday, saying he has done everything he could in college and now wants to pursue his dream of playing in the NFL.” “Since I ...

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 ...