Jones, No. 1 Bama roll past No. 22 Auburn 42-13 minus Saban
TUSCLAOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Once the Iron Bowl kicked off, Nick Saban was just another passionate, heavily invested fan who was powerless to help his team win.
NBA says Kobe's delayed Hall induction coming in May 2021
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will finally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame in May 2021. The NBA said Saturday that the delayed Hall of Fame weekend — it was to have taken place in Springfield, Massachusetts in August, before being pushed back because of the coronavirus pandemic — will be held from May 13-15.
Ravens-Steelers game in more doubt; 49ers banned by county
The Pittsburgh Steelers placed running back James Conner on the COVID-19 list on Saturday, while their scheduled opponent next Tuesday, the division rival Baltimore Ravens, added six more players to the list.
Buffalo's Patterson ties FBS record with 8 rushing TDs
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jaret Patterson ran for eight touchdowns to tie an FBS record and became the fourth major-college football player to have a 400-yard rushing game as Buffalo beat Kent State 70-41 on Saturday.
49ers may need temporary home because of new COVID-19 rules
The San Francisco 49ers and other teams may need to find a temporary new home after Santa Clara County on Saturday banned all contact sports from holding games and practices for the next three weeks.
Vanderbilt K Fuller becomes first woman to play in Power 5
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sarah Fuller was playing around with a teammate a couple months ago when she kicked a soccer ball through the uprights from 45 yards away.
COVID outbreak may put season in jeopardy for No. 3 Ohio St
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State officials say they are unsure when the team can practice again, let alone play next week at Michigan State, after an outbreak of COVID-19 put the third-ranked Buckeyes' Big Ten title hopes in danger.
Jackson's 3 TD runs lead No. 21 Oklahoma St past Texas Tech
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State's top two running backs were out with injuries. Dezmon Jackson played, and that was enough for the Cowboys.
Detroit Lions fire coach Matt Patricia and GM Bob Quinn
Matt Patricia opened his final postgame news conference with the Detroit Lions by thanking his wife and children for their support.
Amid pandemic, NBA gives teams health protocols for season
NBA players who test positive for the coronavirus this season may have to miss nearly two weeks in some instances before being allowed to return to the court, the league told its teams Saturday.
Browns female coach to handle game-day duties against Jags
CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson will handle game-day duties for Cleveland's tight ends on Sunday in Jacksonville, a first in team history for a female.
Raw emotions linger for Cowboys after strength coach's death
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike McCarthy hadn't even looked at film almost 24 hours after a failed fake punt sent the Dallas Cowboys spiraling in a Thanksgiving Day loss to Washington.
Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday week
Andy Reid knows quarterbacks. So does Jon Gruden. And Sean Payton. For years, these elite NFL coaches have praised the performances of Tom Brady, Mr.
On Football: NFL QB quandaries from coast to coast
The college quarterbacks class is shaping up nicely, just in time to perhaps rescue some NFL teams from themselves. Right at the top are Clemson's Trevor Lawrence, Ohio State's Justin Fields and Florida's Kyle Trask, depending on who (likely all) become eligible for the 2021 draft.
Oregon State upsets No. 9 Oregon 41-38 on Nolan's late run
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Taking his first college snap after starting quarterback Tristan Gebbia limped off, Chance Nolan scored on a 1-yard, fourth-down run with 33 seconds left to give Oregon State a 41-38 upset victory over No.
No. 3 Ohio State cancels game at Illinois after virus spike
No. 3 Ohio State’s game at Illinois on Saturday has been canceled because the Buckeyes have had a spike of COVID-19 cases this week, leaving the the Big Ten's best team precariously close to being ineligible to play for the conference title.
Ravaged by COVID-19, Ravens face issues beyond new schedule
With reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson under quarantine as part of an outbreak of COVID-19 that has ravaged the Baltimore Ravens, the team has turned its focus from breaking out of a slump to simply getting healthy and back to practice.
Book, defense help No. 2 Notre Dame beat No. 25 UNC 31-17
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Ian Book kept scrambling to buy time and help No. 2 Notre Dame put together multiple long touchdown drives.
Column: Sports hanging by the thread of the almighty dollar
The games will go on, hanging by the thread of the almighty dollar. Even as the coronavirus rages out of control over wide swaths of the country, and some facets of society are beginning to shut down again in hopes of stemming the deadly tide, there are no plans to shutter sports like they did back in March.
50-something Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr. hungry to fight again
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Tyson stepped onto a spotlighted stage Friday and weighed in at 220 pounds, ripping off his shirt to reveal a muscled torso that could belong to an athlete of half his 54 years.
Hall's late TD lifts No. 15 Iowa State over No. 20 Texas
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Iowa State didn't fret or panic while trailing Texas for nearly an entire game Friday. Instead, the Cyclones looked like a program with championship DNA in the fourth quarter, despite not having won a conference title in more than 100 years.
No. 6 Kansas, behind Braun's 30 points, tops Saint Joseph's
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Christian Braun scored 30 points and No. 6 Kansas pulled away from Saint Joseph’s on Friday to win 94-72 in the Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off.
Woman soccer player will dress, poised to play for Vandy
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Women’s soccer player Sarah Fuller will don a football uniform Saturday for Vanderbilt and is poised to become the first woman to play in a Power 5 game when the Commodores visit Missouri.
San Francisco stuns No. 4 Virginia 61-60 in Bubbleville
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — San Francisco shocked No. 4 Virginia on Friday, scoring the biggest upset of the young college basketball season and the program's biggest win in decades.
US women beat Netherlands 2-0 in World Cup rematch
BREDA, Netherlands (AP) — Rose Lavelle scored against the Netherlands again, Kristie Mewis scored in her first appearance for the United States in six years and the U.S.