The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board has voted unanimously to remove “Redskins” as the nickname for a high school after hearing pleas from students and teachers who found the term offensive, school officials said on Tuesday.
An Oklahoma high school playoff football game that ended in acrimony is heading to a court, with politicians, a famed coach and citizens in the football-crazy state debating if a legal remedy is needed to resolve a dispute from the playing field.
Rookie Johnny Manziel will start at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was hospitalized in fair condition with two transverse process fractures in his lower back and no further internal injuries after he was involved in an auto accident on Tuesday afternoon in Charlotte, N.C.
What if the people who make their living rating teams every day were in charge of seeding the college football playoffs? What if the inaugural playoff season wasn’t decided by a group of people with different agendas that might factor into their judgment? There would be a lot more happy people in Texas, that’s for sure.
The Green Bay Packers produced a near flawless first half before holding on for a 43-37 home win over the Atlanta Falcons to cement their place at the top of the NFC North division on Monday.
Tony Sanchez took Bishop Gorman to the top of the high school rankings, and now he will start near the bottom of the college football world at UNLV.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and record-breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy.
Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry, a 25-year-old, three-time Pro Bowler, has been diagnosed with “very treatable and potentially curable” Hodgkin’s lymphoma, doctors said Monday.
The head coach of the Orlando Predators arena football team was due to appear in court on Monday on a charge of domestic battery after his girlfriend told an emergency dispatcher that he tried to strangle her, according to the arrest affidavit.
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby talked Sunday about how the playoff selection committee’s treatment of the Big 12’s best would certainly lead to discussions within the conference about bringing back its title game, and maybe even rekindle some expansion talk.
More professional athletes were wearing “I Can’t Breathe” messages Sunday in protest of a grand jury ruling not to indict an officer in the death of a New York man.
Colorado State will play Utah in the Las Vegas Bowl at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 20 at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State have been selected to play in the first College Football Playoff.
It’s a long shot, but for the Buffalo Bills to still have a shot at the playoffs in December is rare. Their odds would become more realistic with an upset of Peyton Manning.