HOUSTON (AP) -- They looked old and outmanned. Their star quarterback was frazzled, their stingy defense was a sieve.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Chicago Cubs, winners of baseball’s World Series for the first time in 108 years, were honored by President Obama at the White House Monday, a celebration highlighted by the team issuing him a “midnight pardon” for being a Chicago White Sox fan.
LOS ANGELES — Jim Harrick, a man with a checkered coaching career, but one which included abundant highlights, making the elevated moments trump all downturns — which he puts in the past with a forward looking stance — allowing him to enjoy retirement without regrets in Southern California, …
NEW ORLEANS — Proud veterans Drew Brees and Ben Watson summoned their best performances of the season and restored a bit of swagger to the recently reeling Saints.
EUGENE, Ore. — Rich Brooks grew up in Grass Valley, Calif., and earned a degree from Oregon State at Corvallis. However, he coached his alma mater’s bitter rival, Oregon, to such success that the Ducks named their field for him. Can you imagine that?
SALEM, Mass. — Chants of “MVP” embraced Tom Brady. Boos rained on Jim Gray when he opened with a question about “the elephant in the room.” Then everybody held their breath.
There are many telling images of University of Georgia football player Bobby Towns, who died last week, but the one I remember best was when he made an interception that contributed profoundly to the Bulldogs’ 14-7 victory over Kentucky in 1959. It was one of those hard-fought games that eas…
NEW ORLEANS — Cardale Jones came through again at the Sugar Bowl. Ezekiel Elliott ran all over mighty Alabama. And Urban Meyer's quest to turn Ohio State into SEC North is one victory away from a national championship.