KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Andy Reid swore he could feel the ground shake. Alex Smith couldn't hear himself talking to his teammates. Dwayne Bowe said the deafening din inside Arrowhead Stadium reminded him of college. Just imagine what it must have been like for the Oakland Raiders. Buoyed by the loudest crowd to attend an outdoor sporting event, the unbeaten Chiefs took advantage of three second-half interceptions ...
MANHATTAN - Baylor coach Art Briles knew that his team would be tested at some point his season. Things had been too easy for the No. 15 Bears during four lopsided home wins.
No. 1 ALABAMA 48, KENTUCKY 7 LEXINGTON, Ky. - T.J. Yeldon and Kenyan Drake each ran for two touchdowns and No. 1 Alabama brushed off a few early mistakes to blow out Kentucky on Saturday night. After a scoreless first quarter thanks to fumbles by the running backs and dropped passes in Kentucky territory, the Crimson Tide (6-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) scored on their last eight possessions and outgained the Wildcats (1-5, 0-3) ...
ST. LOUIS - Matched against ace Clayton Kershaw, the only thing Michael Wacha lacked was a no-hit watch.
ATHENS, Ga. - Receiver Bud Sasser threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to L'Damian Washington in the fourth quarter after quarterback James Franklin left with a shoulder injury and Missouri held off Georgia for a 41-26 victory.
FORT WORTH, Texas - TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin didn't have to look far to find a receiver for the touchdown that put the Horned Frogs ahead to stay Saturday against Kansas.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The serious expression beneath Kansas City head coach Andy Reid's bushy moustache finally started to curl up into a smile when the history of the Chiefs and Raiders was broached this week.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson mourned the death of his young son Friday, while words of support poured in from all corners of the sports world.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Justin Verlander pitched another Game 5 gem in Oakland while carrying a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera homered to lead the Detroit Tigers past the Athletics 3-0 Thursday night and back into the AL championship series.
CHICAGO - Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall were simply too much to handle. So was Tim Jennings.
The Chicago Bears have two reasons to be in a nasty mood - consecutive losses to Detroit and New Orleans.
Teddy Bridgewater's Heisman Trophy campaign is ready for a relaunch. Bridgewater and No. 8 Louisville step into the spotlight when Rutgers (4-1) visits tonight. The Cardinals spent the first six weeks of the season pounding patsies. That's no way to win a Heisman. A big game on a national stage against a good opponent is just what the junior quarterback needs to energize his supporters and bolster his credentials. Bridgewater started positioning himself for a ...
MANHATTAN - Bill Snyder is as frustrated as anybody at Kansas State's trends of penalties and turnovers, yet he also knows how quickly those kinds of things can turn around.
DETROIT - Max Scherzer escaped a major jam in relief and the Detroit Tigers - helped by two fans who reached out to try to reel in Victor Martinez's disputed home run - rallied past the Oakland Athletics 8-6 on Tuesday to force a decisive fifth game in their AL division series.
WACO, Texas - Let everyone else be surprised by all the big numbers Baylor keeps putting up on offense.
No. 1 ALABAMA 49, CHATTANOOGA 0
LAWRENCE - Every time that Towson missed a shot, it seemed as if somebody from Kansas was there to corral the rebound, throw an outlet pass and start the Jayhawks on the fast break.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It was only a month ago that the San Diego Chargers were in the midst of the AFC West race, trying to keep pace with the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady. Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots. All in front of a prime-time audience.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Georgetown coach John Thompson III said he didn't recognize the out of control and at times selfish team that was humbled in an opening-round loss to Northeastern at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - It's early in the season, but one thing UNC Charlotte head coach Alan Major wanted to see from his team entering its trip to the Puerto Rico Tip-Off was how tough it could be.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Donald Stephenson and Geoff Schwartz might as well consider themselves starters the way the two Chiefs offensive linemen have been pressed into service this season.
NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez's grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension ended Thursday after 12 days of sessions, a day after the New York Yankees third baseman angrily walked out and decided not to testify in his own defense.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have six MVP awards between them in the regular season. They have three more in the Super Bowl.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals agreed to a $32 million, four-year contract with left-hander Jason Vargas on Thursday, trying to fill the void in their rotation created by Ervin Santana's free agency.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Prince Fielder could have vetoed the blockbuster swap of All-Star players that sent him to the Texas Rangers less than two years after signing his big deal with Detroit.