As Alabama All-America defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick watched a YouTube video of last week’s thrilling Rose Bowl between Georgia and Oklahoma, there was a sense of familiarity with the Bulldogs.
Unlike the Bowl Championship Series, the College Football Playoff was built to withstand criticism instead of shifting to respond to yearly griping. That structure is standing strong despite some blowback.
After having a baby in September and playing an exhibition match last week, Williams feels she is not ready.
Having two SEC teams play for the championship in the heart of the South and just 70 miles from Georgia’s campus will be a boon for ticket sellers.
— Cam Newton says he has already moved on from one of the worst starts of his career.
What is traditionally the NFL’s biggest day for firings, “Black Monday,” started with a flurry when Detroit canned Jim Caldwell and Chicago did the same to John Fox, both before noon.
The NFL and the players’ union announced a series of changes Friday to the way potential concussions are handled during games following an ugly incident in which Texans quarterback Tom Savage was allowed to return to the field after a hit left him on the ground, arms shaking.
The NFC South has a chance for bragging rights as the NFL’s strongest division with three playoff teams. For the Carolina Panthers, two would be enough.
Coach Urban Meyer could have easily stoked a debate about expanding the four-team College Football Playoff after his Buckeyes were the first team left out this season.