DURHAM, N.C. - The path to an ACC championship once again leads through Duke - and not just in basketball, either.
No. 2 FLORIDA ST. 59, SYRACUSE 3 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Jameis Winston showed no effects from a tumultuous week during No. 2 Florida State's 59-3 win against Syracuse on Saturday. The redshirt quarterback completed 19-of-21 passes for 277 yards and two touchdowns as the Seminoles rolled during the Atlantic Coast Conference game. News broke Wednesday that Winston was under investigation for an alleged sexual assault that took place Dec. 7, 2012. The attention ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Peyton Manning's four big targets have combined for 30 touchdown catches so far, yet the most important receiver the Denver Broncos have right now isn't Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker, Wes Welker or Julius Thomas.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Peyton Manning was back at practice for the Denver Broncos on Thursday, listed as "limited" on the injury report but looking more and more like a sure thing to play Sunday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Even before he was hired in January, Chiefs head coach Andy Reid watched tapes from every game that Kansas City played last season, including both matchups with the Broncos.
NEW YORK - All those who marvel at Miguel Cabrera can only wonder what he might've done this year if completely healthy.
MANHATTAN - Marcus Foster struggled in his college debut, right along with the rest of his Kansas State teammates, so Bruce Weber pulled him aside after a morning shoot-around Wednesday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dwayne Bowe deftly avoided the locker room full of prying TV cameras, finally emerging onto the Kansas City Chiefs' practice field Wednesday as if nothing was amiss.
MANHATTAN - The nation's sack leader doesn't play in the Southeastern Conference, nor did he play prep football in some hotbed such as Florida or Texas that churns out Division I prospects.
The race to the national championship game has been well defined. No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Florida State are in control. No. 3 Ohio State and No. 4 Baylor are on deck. There is a group of one-loss teams crossing their fingers and hoping for chaos. Then there are the conference races, where there is still plenty of sorting out to do. American Athletic Conference - Simple. Only a major collapse could ...
The Colts and Titans would very much like to forget last weekend's debacles. They'll get a chance right away.
CHICAGO - Andrew Wiggins soared toward the hoop as Jabari Parker made one last attempt to stop his fellow freshman star.
CHICAGO - Experience trumps talent. At least at this point in the year. Branden Dawson tipped in a miss with less than six seconds left, and No. 2 Michigan State hung on for a 78-74 victory over top-ranked Kentucky and its latest cast of young phenoms in the first game of the Champions Classic on Tuesday night. As James Young missed a 3-pointer, the Michigan State fans - including the Spartan in Chief, ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Peyton Manning is taking a beating. The Broncos' offensive line is battered and his right ankle is throbbing. And now here come the unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs, leading the league in sacks. Fans in Denver would love to put a Brink's truck around their hobbled quarterback for Sunday night's showdown pitting the divisional rivals who have combined to go 17-1. They might be surprised, however, to hear Jack Del Rio ...
RIVERSIDE, Mo. - Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe was arrested outside Kansas City over the weekend on charges of speeding and possessing marijuana, throwing his status for a pivotal AFC West showdown against the Denver Broncos into question.
WICHITA - As Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall started recounting his team's first-half baskets Saturday, he suddenly stopped himself.
No. 2 ARIZONA 63, UNLV 58
BOULDER, Colo. - Long after the kids from Kansas have started raking in their NBA bucks, Askia Booker of Colorado will still be talking about the day he struck it big - the day he made the shot at the buzzer to beat the Jayhawks.
WASHINGTON - Just as everyone expected: One team is on the cusp of the playoffs, and the other is sinking like a stone.
STILLWATER, Okla. - Oklahoma's players scoffed at the notion earlier this week that they had been reduced to the role of spoiler against rival Oklahoma State.
WACO, Texas - Turn out the lights, the fiesta is just getting started for No. 9 Baylor.
ATLANTA - If offense was the only requirement, Auburn would be a shoe-in for the BCS championship.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Branden Albert is hurt, so is Jon Asamoah, and the No. 1 overall pick in last April's draft has gone through a painful series of growing pains this season.
STILLWATER, Okla. - For long stretches, it was more of a mismatch than a heated rivalry when perennial powerhouse Oklahoma faced its cross-state foes at Oklahoma State.
MANHATTAN - Marcus Foster and Thomas Gipson scored 15 points each to lead Kansas State, and Marshall Henderson's go-ahead 3-point try with 2 seconds left missed everything, allowing the Wildcats to hang on for a 61-58 victory over Mississippi Thursday night.
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State got manhandled and outhustled by North Carolina.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It was almost like adding injury to insult when Chiefs tight end Anthony Fasano banged his head off the turf so hard that he sustained a concussion a split-second after dropping a pass.
LAWRENCE - Charlie Weis felt a difference in the culture at Kansas as he stood on the sideline Saturday, the clock melting away in the second half and Kansas State on its way to another win over its rival.
If you don't have the NFL Network on your TV system this week, that might be a good thing. It would be difficult to come up with a worse matchup than Jacksonville hosting Houston.
The Big 12 will have its own championship Saturday, even without a title game.