A South Carolina high school football coach has been reinstated after his firing over postgame celebrations that officials said had racial overtones, with players smashing watermelons and making ape-like sounds.
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A person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice’s appeal of his indefinite suspension.
Can you imagine the lunacy that might be created in Tuscaloosa should Alabama, which doesn’t deserve a spot in the semifinals today, not be ranked in the top four come Tuesday? Please, God. Let it happen.
Brother Zach and Nick Vigil are Utah State’s top two tacklers, and they will be quite a load for UNLV to contend with Saturday in Logan, Utah.
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is among nearly two dozen current and former NFL players appearing in a new series of public service announcements denouncing domestic violence and sexual assault.
British chancellor George Osborne has held talks with NFL officials and pledged government support for a London-based American Football team, the Evening Standard newspaper reported on Wednesday.
New Jersey school officials voted on Tuesday to suspend five high school coaches in a locker-room hazing scandal that has led to criminal sex abuse charges against teen football players.
Kids are interested in uniforms and depth charts. Parents in academics. Neither really cares that the Rebels are 2-5 this season.
UNR is becoming a West Division contender, just one season after going 4-8. Second-year coach Brian Polian has gone from having his credentials questions to putting himself in Coach of the Year conversations.
A high school football coach was fired because of postgame victory celebrations the district superintendent said involved players smashing watermelons and making ape-like sounds.
Michael Sam, who first made headlines earlier this year as the first openly gay NFL player, as of Tuesday afternoon is no longer an NFL player.
The NFL has created a Sportsmanship Award that will be voted on by the players and presented to the winner on the eve of the Super Bowl.
Ray Rice will appeal his indefinite suspension from the NFL more than two months after commissioner Roger Goodell handed down the punishment, with a hearing set for Nov. 5-6 before former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones.
UNLV will face a Utah State football team that has lost its top two quarterbacks to injuries. The Aggies will start Craig Harrison on Saturday, and freshman Kent Myers also could be called upon.
Ben Roethlisberger passed for two touchdowns and wide receiver Antonio Brown added another on a gadget play during a dizzying stretch late in the first half, helping the Pittsburgh Steelers rally for a 30-23 win over the mistake-prone Houston Texans on Monday night.
A bad team used the element of surprise to stun the Seattle Seahawks, and it should not come as a shock to coach Pete Carroll. He had to know what he was up against this season, and it’s an almost unbeatable opponent.
Denver’s Peyton Manning throws 509th touchdown pass to break Brett Favre’s NFL record.
Cody Fajardo threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more in the second half as Nevada earned a come-from-behind, non-conference win at Brigham Young, 42-35, Saturday night.
If you hang around Las Vegas sports books enough, you will hear a whole lot of crazy betting theories and mantras. Some of the most entertaining, though perhaps not the most effective, will come from the mouths of guys who look like they haven’t left their seat since before Jameis Winston learned how to sign his name.
A couple of bad bounces put the Indianapolis Colts in an 0-2 hole, but it has not taken long for Andrew Luck to change the team’s fortunes.
Washington made the best coaching hire of 2013 when it pried Chris Petersen away from Boise State. At least a dozen schools, including several in the Southeastern Conference, had failed to do so during Petersen’s eight-year run on the blue turf.
Everything is flowing for Philip Rivers this season, and no defense is slowing him. The San Diego Chargers quarterback has such a hot hand, he should be shooting at a craps table.
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