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Complete college football bowl schedule for the 2021 season
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 21:53:04 +0000
The college football season in 2021 will wrap up with a postseason lineup of 43 games that will culminate with the national title game on Jan. 10.
Opinion: Bobsled gold medalist Kaillie Humphries is driven by her newest title: American
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 00:19:15 +0000
Kaillie Humphries won bobsled gold at 2010 and 2014 Olympics, as well as a bronze at 2018 Games, while representing Canada, where she was born.
Green Bay Packers could 'potentially' see David Bakhtiari, Za'Darius Smith and Jaire Alexander on practice field this week
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 00:40:20 +0000
While David Bakhtiari, Za'Darius Smith and Jaire Alexander could return to practice, backup QB Jordan Love landed on the COVID-19/reserve list.
Colorado State football hires Jay Norvell away from Nevada as next head coach
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 01:10:36 +0000
Colorado State has hired Nevada's Jay Norvell as its next football head coach, replacing Steve Addazio after he was fired Dec. 2.
Fantasy football sizzlers, fizzlers: Javonte Williams finally has his breakout game
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 02:13:20 +0000
Given a chance to be the lead back, Broncos rookie Javonte Williams sent his fantasy football value skyrocketing.
Opinion: Tony Oliva, Orestes 'Minnie' Miñoso finally get Hall of Fame vote they deserved
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 11:33:42 +0000
Tony Oliva lived to see the day he was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Fellow Cuban star Minnie Miñoso didn't. They will go in together.
The Ruling Off The Field
Fri, 01 Nov 2019 06:49:38 +0000
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David Letterman takes aim at Bill Belichick as Patriots coach became source of amusement on ManningCast
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 07:03:13 +0000
ESPN's primary telecast spared Bill Belichick during an embarrassing moment caught on national TV. There was no such luck on the ManningCast.
Opinion: To restore Ravens' edge, Lamar Jackson must again prove himself capable of evolving
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 20:42:55 +0000
The Ravens offense appears to have hit a midseason snag, and Lamar Jackson hasn't been able to get Baltimore back on track.
College football coaches salaries database
Thu, 14 Oct 2021 18:36:26 +0000
USA TODAY Sports' sortable database includes total pay and buyout figures for college football coaches.
Sick kicks: Coolest shoes of the 2021-22 NBA season
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 07:59:56 +0000
NBA players love to show off their style with the coolest shoes. Check out some of our favorites seen on the court during the 2021-22 season.
'It infuriates me:' Vanessa Bryant explains her anger over crash photos of Kobe and Gianna
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 01:36:37 +0000
Vanessa Bryant explains in court documents why she is seeking accountability after L.A. County employees shared photos of her dead husband, daughter.
NFL playoff picture after Week 13: AFC, NFC both wide open, but top-seeded Patriots increase cushion
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 04:55:33 +0000
Everything is still up for grabs in both the AFC and NFC, as no team has solidified a spot in the NFL postseason through Week 13.
NFL fans, cheerleaders and mascots in 2021
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 01:56:09 +0000
The NFL is preparing for the return of the game-day atmosphere in its teams' stadiums, with robust attendance from fans.
Opinion: Diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics is right way for US to protest abuses
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 23:21:10 +0000
Citing "ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity" U.S. government announces it will not send diplomatic delegation to Beijing Olympics
New England Patriots prove they're best in AFC East as Buffalo Bills are blown off course
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 04:52:50 +0000
The Patriots earned a victory Monday night against the Bills that officially signals that New England is the best team in the AFC East again.
Heisman Trophy finalists revealed: QBs Bryce Young, Kenny Pickett and C.J. Stroud, and DE Aidan Hutchinson
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 04:14:01 +0000
Alabama's Bryce Young is the overwhelming favorite for college football's top award. Kenny Pickett, C.J. Stroud, and Aidan Hutchinson also finalists.
MLS Cup Playoffs 2021: Live stream, game times and dates, odds, how to watch
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 01:10:16 +0000
The 14-team Major League Soccer playoffs kick off Nov. 20 and will conclude with the 26th edition of MLS Cup on Dec. 11.
Texas Southern picks up first men's basketball win by routing No. 16 Florida
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 04:03:29 +0000
In one of the worst losses in Florida men's basketball history, the No. 16-ranked Gators were defeated by previously winless Texas Southern.
Brent Venables' daughter helps him lay his fears aside about becoming a head coach
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 11:24:34 +0000
"You don't have to be scared," Brent Venables' daughter said. "You told us to dream big. Chase your dream." Maybe Venables already was living dream.
Purdue earns No. 1 spot in Ferris Mowers Men's Basketball Coaches Poll for first time
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 17:51:27 +0000
Purdue made some school history after being named No. 1 in the Ferris Mowers Men's Basketball Coaches Poll for the first time. Baylor is second.
Gannett announces launch of new premium sports subscription product, USA TODAY Sports+
Tue, 07 Sep 2021 14:11:41 +0000
Gannett Co., the parent company of USA TODAY, announced that it is launching a new, premium sports subscription service targeting seven markets.
Opinion: Buck O'Neil is finally a Hall of Famer. That it took so long is another stain on baseball.
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 22:24:28 +0000
Baseball righted an egregious wrong Sunday by voting Buck O'Neil into the Hall of Fame. But it should have happened while he was still alive.
Week 14 NFL power rankings: Top five unchanged, including No. 1 Packers, but Chargers and Washington among teams on rise
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 11:54:07 +0000
The top five teams in our power poll remain unchanged, but Bolts and Washington are closing in on top 10 while solidifying playoff positions.
NFL power rankings after Week 13
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 11:53:38 +0000
Here is how the 32 NFL teams stand after Week 13 of the 2021 season.