- Cleveland reaches 50 years of sports futility
CLEVELAND (AP) — For this golden anniversary, there won't be any gifts exchanged or champagne-sipping celebrations.
- Chiefs QB Alex Smith out with lacerated spleen
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith thought he had some indigestion. It turned out to be a lacerated spleen.
- Seahawks' Lynch fined $11K for gesture on TD run
NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined $11,050 by the NFL for an inappropriate gesture while scoring a touchdown against Arizona last Sunday night.
- Arizona's Lindley back at starter, Stanton has infection
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — More news surrounding the turbulent quarterback predicament of the Arizona Cardinals.
- Rutgers beats North Carolina in Quick Lane Bowl
DETROIT (AP) — Josh Hicks ran for 202 yards and a touchdown and Rutgers beat North Carolina 40-21 on Friday night in the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl at Ford Field.
- La. Tech beats Illinois 35-18 in Heart of Dallas Bowl
DALLAS (AP) — Louisiana Tech's Houston Bates had a career day against his former team — his 4 1/2 sacks in the Heart of Dallas Bowl matched the number he had in three seasons at Illinois.
- Slumping New Jersey Devils fire coach Pete DeBoer
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have been on a slide since going to the Stanley Cup final in 2012, and coach Pete DeBoer paid the price.
- No. 1 Kentucky, No. 4 Louisville resume rivalry
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Top-ranked Kentucky has been so dominant that discussion has shifted toward whether the Wildcats are now capable of going unbeaten.
- Georgia's Richt: RB Todd Gurley heading to NFL
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Georgia running back Todd Gurley has informed coach Mark Richt that he plans to enter the NFL draft.
- High-scoring offenses create longer college games
Bear Bryant said offense sells tickets, and he was right. College football is enjoying immense popularity in an era of record scoring.