FRISCO, Texas - From Fargo to Frisco again, and a perfect championship ending for senior quarterback Brock Jensen and coach Craig Bohl at North Dakota State.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. - If the Bears make changes this offseason, it will not be at quarterback.
Sometimes it's not who's hot, but who's healthy that matters in the playoffs.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - It's the spread, or smashmouth. It's about big passing numbers, or off-the-charts run stats.
Penn State is ready to move on without Bill O'Brien and expects to hire a successor within days, not weeks.
For the seventh consecutive season, at least one NFL team will be forced to play a playoff game at the stadium of an opponent with a worse record.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Ohio State's Urban Meyer has never had any issue acclimating to the biggest stages in college football. Clemson's Dabo Swinney is sounding like someone who's getting comfortable under the brightest lights as well.
PASADENA, Calif. - Connor Cook passed for a career-high 332 yards and hit Tony Lippett with a tiebreaking 25-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter, leading No. 4 Michigan State to a 24-20 victory over No. 5 Stanford on Wednesday night in the 100th Rose Bowl.
There's only one road favorite for this weekend's wild-card games, and it's the team that lost - barely - in last February's Super Bowl. That the San Francisco 49ers are favored at Lambeau Field might be shocking to some. It shouldn't be.
ATLANTA - Dave Martin, a longtime Associated Press photographer based in Montgomery, Ala., died after collapsing on the Georgia Dome field after the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Tuesday night.
As I write this discourse we stand on the brink of 2014 and thus the timing is right to do my annual New Year Resolutions. It is a significant year for the old coach. The big 6-0 birthday is forthcoming this time around and it is what some might call a watershed moment or a seminal moment. Maybe for me this could be termed as "The Year of Living Dangerously" or perhaps it might best be described as a final shot at glory before pre-old age begins to set up shop in earnest.
BUIES GREEK, N.C. -Georgia Southern cut Campbell's advantage from 14 to one inside of two minutes, but a late flurry of scoring from the home side gave the Fighting Camels a 69-63 win in the final game of 2013 for both teams.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets started the Music City Bowl just as they wanted, running on 11 of their 14 plays as they finished the drive with a touchdown.
WEST POINT, N.Y. - When Jeff Monken arrived for his interview during Army's coaching search, he brought with him impressive credentials, an offensive mindset, and a driven determination.
NEW YORK - The plan for Rutgers seemed to be playing out well. Keep Notre Dame out of the end zone, stay close heading into the fourth quarter and make a few plays to steal a victory in the Pinstripe Bowl.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference's efforts to upgrade men's basketball remain a work in progress.
Michael Sam could've taken the - well, not the easy, but certainly the easier - way out by staying mum on his sexual orientation, at least until after the NFL draft.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - The brightest lights that interest Jimmy Walker are found in another galaxy through his high-powered telescope.
SOCHI, Russia - All the gloom and grim talk leading to the Sochi Olympics at last gave way to more uplifting things.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - The wind was so strong, the conditions so demanding, that Jimmy Walker felt like Saturday at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am was competing against the golf course instead of the rest of the field.
SOCHI - A crowning achievement of Vladimir Putin's Russia kicked off Friday with a celebration of its past greatness and hopes for future glory, most especially for a raucous group of Russian athletes who marched into the rollicking opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics with a message.
FALL RIVER, Mass. - A judge rejected a request Friday by prosecutors in ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez's murder case for his jailhouse phone recordings, then ordered them to turn over to the defense copies of calls they acknowledged already having.
PEBBLE BEACH - Andrew Loupe knows how one week can change everything. He can only hope his 8-under 63 in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is the start of another one.
A little more than four months before the U.S. World Cup opener, Clint Dempsey is trying to regain his form.
SOCHI, Russia - They're designed to celebrate a millennium of Russian might and this country's modern rebound, and kick off two weeks of extraordinary human endeavors and planetary sportsmanship. But the ceremony opening the Sochi Olympics on Friday, more than anything, will be about one man: Vladimir Putin.