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SEATTLE (AP) — Washington's nonconference schedule clouded the Huskies' candidacy for the College Football Playoff for weeks. It was at the forefront of the debate again on Sunday when the Huskies landed the No. 4 seed and a spot in the national semifinals against top-ranked...
The Alabama invitational, um, College Football Playoff is set, along with 38 other bowl games big and small. From coaching intrigue to record-setting runs there should be plenty of story lines to follow. ___ THE PLAYOFF Top-ranked Alabama and Nick Saban are attempting to win an...
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — It started with a victory at home in the Japan Open. It ended with another trophy in the Bahamas against a short but strong field. Five tournaments. Four victories. The way Hideki Matsuyama is playing, he might wish the Masters started next week. Or maybe...
SEATTLE (AP) — The missing necktie that cost Carolina's Cam Newton one play is insignificant compared to what the Seattle Seahawks lost on Sunday night. There is no replacing Earl Thomas and all he means to Seattle's stingy defense. Now, the Seahawks must play the rest of the...
A look at what's happening today at the baseball winter meetings in Oxon Hill, Maryland: ___ A BUDDING QUESTION Former Commissioner Bud Selig will be on site in suburban Washington, a day after he was voted into the Hall of Fame. His election has already raised a question with...
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — John Schuerholz was perfectly happy at his job, teaching world geography and English to eighth graders in suburban Baltimore. Even so, one day he decided to mail it in. A letter, that is. A note the one-time Towson University second baseman wrote to the...
SEATTLE (AP) — A missing necktie led to Carolina quarterback Cam Newton getting benched for one series on Sunday night. Ron Rivera didn't expect it to last just one play. Carolina's miserable night was capped by a 40-7 loss to Seattle following the most awkward of starts. With...
SEATTLE (AP) — Thomas Rawls ran for 103 yards and two touchdowns in the first half, Tyler Lockett took a reverse 75 yards for a score to open the second half and the Seattle Seahawks routed the Carolina Panthers 40-7 on Sunday night. Another prime-time game in Seattle was...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A few weeks ago, Michael Jordan helped induct Russell Westbrook into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and called himself a fan of the Thunder guard's game. Now, Westbrook has accomplished something no one has since Jordan — he became the first player with five...